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RATINGS: 1410   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.05   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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Double Jack IPA is our first ever Imperial IPA. It features a big malty middle to cloak the high alcohol and mouth puckering hop bitterness. Huge tangerine, grapefruit and juicy fruit aroma blossom over the herbal blue basil and malt earthiness of this aggressive beer. Best enjoyed in moderation.


MBrausen's rating

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MBrausen (69) - Minnesota, USA - FEB 15, 2012
Reviewed from notes. Poured from a bottle into a CBS snifter. A. Pours a deep orange color with a 3mm head, rests after 30 seconds to some slight bubbles around the edge and a thin ring. Slight lacing on the glass. S. Smells of grapefruit, sweet and ripe orange peel, mild pine and lots of other citrus. T. Tastes if lots of grapefruit, tangy citrus, tart and sourness of the grapefruit coming through, slight bits of orange and a hint of pine. M. Medium body, mild carbonation, wet feeling and a hint coarse. O. A good beer. It wasn’t anything out of this world. I’ve had many better DIPA’s. It’s worth a try and tastes good, but not something to go searching for.


4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MRodgers1982 (101) - USA - SEP 28, 2014
Excellent XXIPA. Hoppy aroma and peppery hoppyn bitterness. Some alcohol catches me off guard. Overall great beer and will have again. Oh BTW it was in 12 oz bottle

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Akfan (5) - USA - SEP 27, 2014 does not count
Wow. Great flavor. Enjoyed the balance. Slight alcohol on palate but not over powering. Loved the pour. Always enjoy Firestone. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
spokeydonkey (12) - somerville, New York, USA - SEP 27, 2014
Pours a bright gold and clear with a quickly receding white head. Aroma is caramel and lemon-centered. Taste starts off caramel sweet with citrus and stone fruit behind it. Finishes sweet with lingering bitterness. Medium-heavy bodied with a lot of sticky sweetness. A little alcohol heat, but it’s hidden behind the sweetness. Overall: Decent, but a bit too much on the sweet/caramel side to be really drinkable. The finish especially is sweet and a little syrupy rather than crisp and dry. A good DIPA, but not one of the more drinkable ones.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
didierlewallon (69) - ponferrada, SPAIN - SEP 27, 2014
Es una cerveza de color naranja dorado con una grande y cremosa espuma blanca. Su aroma es de mandarina, pomelo y fruta jugosa. Cuerpo Maltosa y sensación alcohólico en el paladar. Tiene una amargura muy intensa. Es una cerveza impresionante.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
esox (1080) - Oulu, FINLAND - SEP 27, 2014
Bottled. Cloudy pale amber color, creamy head. Caramel infused resiny aroma, sweet floral notes and fresh peach juice, slightly acidic grapes. Heavy maltiness with plenty of caramel flavor, but not sweet. Bitterness could be stronger, but this was an aged individual. Highly resinous finish. Almost full bodied, frothy texture is fresh. Very good!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ansalon (1430) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - SEP 26, 2014
SWBF 2014. Pours clear orange with a low white head. Aromas of peach, caramel, resin, apricot, pine and hay. Taste is peach, caramel, resin, apricot, pine and slight honey and hay notes. Mouthfeel is slightly oily and viscous with medium carbonation.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Handypaul (214) - - SEP 22, 2014
Bottle. Pours hazy amber with a small but lasting white creamy to frothy head that leaves some lacing. Aroma is of resin, rich tropical fruit, floral and citrus. Lightly sweet and medium bitter taste, with flavors of juicy grapefruit, honey, sweet tropical fruit. Medium body, creamy texture, average carbonation and a lightly bitter and long finish. Solid malt backbone and not hint of alcohol. Wow.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
peterschreurs (51) - Illinois, USA - SEP 20, 2014
Bomber poured a clear golden color with white head. Lots of pine and grapefruit on the nose; follows onto the palate. Some herbal and earth tones on the finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gerbeer (1799) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 20, 2014
12 oz bottle. Pours a clear gold with light head that settles quickly. Aromas of toffee, oranges, and toasted malts. Flavors of bitter oranges, pine, and sweet malts, with a bit of alcohol at the end.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
GenDV138 (1370) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - SEP 15, 2014
From notes, 4 oz draft pour consumed on 5/18/2013 at ChurchKey. Clear shiny golden with off-white head. Nice lacing. Aromas of citrus, pine, resin, honey. Tastes of big grapefruit, pine, floral hops. Medium body with a semi-dry finish. Juicy mouthfeel. Medium carbonation. Fantastic Imperial IPA.


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