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RATINGS: 226   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Brewmaster Matt Brynildson went to the mountain and returned with a vision for a different kind of Session IPA, one that would be brewed and dry hopped with a globetrotting selection of new hop varieties from Europe, New Zealand and North America. He foresaw a beer that would deliver massive hop aromas, a signature malt balance and an empty glass before you knew what hit you. And so the newest member of our Jack IPA family was born.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
poisoneddwarf (1794) - Rathdrum, Idaho, USA - APR 12, 2014
12 oz bottle from a six pack bought at Super 1 in Post Falls, ID. Aroma is all grapefruit, all the time. Pours clear golden with a large white head with good retention, leaving lace. Taste is bittersweet and citrusy, finishing with a lingering, but not severe, bitterness. Body is thin--to style--finely carbonated. Nice and well-crafted.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
greatscott75 (21) - California, USA - JAN 15, 2015
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thornecb (4591) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 20, 2014
Pours clear gold into a snifter. Bright white soapy head recedes to mottle surface. Tangerine and caramel aromas. Dry with caramel and slightly metallic tropical fruit upfront turning to citrus in the lasting finish.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
bearislandbeer (15) - - DEC 20, 2014
Im 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 Id combine to explain this brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zvikar (3881) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - DEC 13, 2014
Bottle sa at ashared tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Pours an hazy pale yellow with a beige head, aroma of marmalade, orange, mango, herbs, sweet, flavor is bitter and fresh with grass and orange, low carbonation, medium bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
johnnnniee (2515) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 26, 2014
Bottle from the lazy dog Pours a slightly hazy deep straw color. Spicy earthy pine hop with a bit of crackery biscuity malt. Decent drinker.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daniele (5880) - ITALY - NOV 22, 2014
on tap oro leggermente velata agrumata pompelmo buona secchezza discreto amaro Lieve resina

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ramboraffe (761) - SWEDEN - OCT 28, 2014
On tap. Golden with white head. Smell is citrus, flowers and hay. Taste is light caramel with hoppy pine, citrus and floral. Dry with light body, medium carbonation and low bitterness.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
GG (2332) - NorCal, California, USA - OCT 26, 2014
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 youd expect from Firestone, zero flaws, super tasty...damn fine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
badgerben (4510) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - OCT 18, 2014
GABF 2014. Gold color with a small head. Light fruit and orange aroma. Moderate orange flavor. Very light bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jur (397) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 15, 2014
Hazy gold, lil' white head - morning piss... Quite fruity (orange, peach) dry light bitter finish. Sessionable, not spectacular.

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