bearislandbeer (15) - - DEC 20, 2014
5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
I’m little and I need to be coherent to brew beer and do business, so this is the perfect ale for me and I thoroughly enjoy it. I am able to drink it easily and have a few at its low %. The flavors achieved at 4.5% only enforce my confidence in Firestone. The aroma says IPA, and even the flavor says the same, but the % says "just kidding." If you are a fan of Hops and drinkability those are the 2 words I’d combine to explain this brew.
Braden99 (29) - Camarillo, California, USA - JUL 31, 2014
4.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Firestone Walker’s - Easy Jack separates itself from the Sessionable IPA pack with a citrus hop blend and a balanced malty taste. For me it matches up with Stone’s Go To IPA - as a step above the Pales, but very accessible IPA.
juffage (171) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 15, 2015
4.8 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 20/20
12oz can from work and on tap at North Bar, Leeds. Yeah boyeeee! This is the best "session IPA" hands down. Clear blond/orange appearance with nice lacing. Light and easygoing but lots going on in it - tropical fruits, grass, pine. The balance is exceptional. You just don’t want to put it down.
MetalNHopHead (1418) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - JUN 2, 2016
4.8 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
It was only yesterday that I purchased my 3 cans of Easy Jack. Now I’m out. Fuck me, right? I like my Session IPA’s so that they’d be easy to confuse with regular IPA’s, just with less alcohol. Easy Jack is my shit. Wet sexy hops everywhere in this brew. Guava, pear, pineapple, grapefruit, orange, lemon, lime, mango, tangerine, and subtler notes of pine and caramel malt. Both juicy and zesty fruit notes. Lovely balance of bitterness and malt backbone. This might become a summer mainstay for me... assuming I can keep it around.
greatscott75 (21) - California, USA - JAN 15, 2015
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
My only two arguments against this beer is: A) a tad hazy. B) It is not produced year round. This beer is by far the best session IPA on the market. Nothing comes close.
Foxchainman (16) - Fox Lake, Illinois, USA - JUL 8, 2015
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Love this Beer. The hop profile is full of orange, grapefruit and melon flavor with very little harsh bitter or vegetable flavor. Easy drinking IPA session beer. Great gateway IPA for people who have not liked IPAs. Firestone Walker is great alpha craft brewery. I recommend buying Easy Jack in a can six pack. IPAs hold up better is can versus bottles.
GG (2332) - NorCal, California, USA - OCT 26, 2014
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 20/20
12oz bottle -
Aroma - tropical fruit aroma, dank hops, grassy and herbaceous. No noticeable malt aromas around....right on.
Appearance - clear body, gold in color, 2" white head, medium retention
Mouthfeel - light bodied, medium carbonation, almost feels like a pilsner
Flavor - tropical flavors on the palate, piney power, bready with a clean bitter finish
Overall - high marks for Firestone making a phenomenal 1/2 an IPA, or a APA 1.5..whatever. Affordable, it delivers the hops you’d expect from Firestone, zero flaws, super tasty...damn fine.
Marheb (4916) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 26, 2015
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Ce liquide est dans une classe à part, autant d’aromatique qu’une ipa et une présence en bouche qui ne laisse aucun vide. Un mélange d’agrumes, de miel de fleur et d’herbes fraiches. Un classique dès la première gorgée, content de la revoir.
orvalgold (46) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 9, 2014
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
the nose on this thing is superb. big citrus fruity aromas some grapefruit notes. soft grassy hop goodness. subtle malt character in the aroma as well. This beer is really bright super clarity. Good size bubbles that ring the snifter glass. a similiar fruit character plays in the flavor a bit more subtle but lingers throughout the beers flavor. the hop character is really well played for a session IPA. its a great lawnmower beer for sure. the mouthfeel is somewhat thin but i thing that adds to the crushability of this easy drinking 4.5% beer. share this with friends that tell you they do not like hoppy beers.
swholub (20) - - JUN 25, 2014
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Draft pour: Pours a crystal clear marigold color with small foamy white head that dissipated quickly. Aroma is of lemon zest, tangerine, light bread/caramel notes & a big citrus hop presence.
Light body with citrus fruit at the end with subtle notes of coriander & pepper. Very true to style for a session IPA but with a twist on the different/ more unique hops used . Easy drinking, refreshing summer beer without the strong ABV. (Bavarian Mandarina, Hallertau Melon, Blend of New Zealand, American Mosaic)