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RATINGS: 1764   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89/5   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
An instant classic, Union Jack is the recipient of numerous awards including back to back wins at the Great American Beer Festival. Union Jack is abound with hop aroma and character. In fact this well balanced, west coast IPA is dry hopped 3 separate times, each lot giving it more and more of the grapefruit citrus hop aroma and flavor it is known for. Overall it utilizes over 4 pounds of pacific northwest hops per barrel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Thinker (62) - Littleton, Colorado, USA - MAR 7, 2012
Has a fantastic hop aroma, great color, flavor starts with a caramel malt flavor transitions to floral hops and finishes with a nice crisp bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dogfishho (669) - Bloomfield, New Jersey, USA - MAR 5, 2012
Pours a dark orange color with amber side tones. The aroma is like fresh crushed hops... resiny, cirtusy and beautiful. The flavors are a blast of bitter hops, balanced modestly with a caramel malt backbone. The hops really do dominate the flavor profile with grapefruit and pine. Really the best IPA I’ve had in a long time.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerfest5 (1207) - Cloneen, IRELAND - MAR 4, 2012
Pucker up buttercup cause this is a hopheads dream. I don’t care what the description says, I didnt detect any malt aroma or taste. The only thing I wasn’t thrilled about was the dedication to the grapefruit northwest hops, man oh man, by the end it got too much for me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mkel07 (5226) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAR 3, 2012
Draught at Todd English Pub in Las Vegas. Amber to orange colour with an even layer of white foam that leaves good lacing on the glass. Great flavour with a big hop punch that lingers and leaves a big hoppy aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
scarletfire65 (1336) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 3, 2012
Tasted at NYC Craft Beer Festival. Hop forward, very little malt sweetness. The hop profile leans towards citrus, plenty of grapefruit, oranges, some pine. Finishes clean and crisp with a powerful hop blast. Excellent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Wittales (761) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAR 2, 2012
Appearance was hazy golden with rocky 2 finger white head and lacing. Aromas are sweet malts upfront that gives way to citrusy piney herbal hops.Alot of hops used in this brew. Taste sweetnees of malts then the power of the hops, all types of beautiful hops flavored there. Palate was smooth creamy carbonation with balanced meduim body of a average length hoppy finish. A work of art...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
decaturstevo (5850) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - MAR 1, 2012
Orange pour with watery white head and lace. Aroma of carmel malt and earthy hops. Sweet caramel malt, bread, and a growing citrus bitter. Medium bodied with good carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pilgrimoutlaw (888) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 1, 2012
On tap at UJs. Grapefruit, citrus, up front bitterness, low/moderate sweetness. My type of IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Camons (10455) - Hasselager, DENMARK - FEB 29, 2012
Bottle @ Timbers, Denver. Pours golden with a creamy white head. Aroma is light malt, notes of caramel, lots of fresh piney hops, some citruss, grapefruit. Taste is malt, caramel, peach, pine, citruss, lots of hops. Medium body, soft carbonation, refreshing bitter finish. Very nice pale ale. 290212

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thetmaxx (905) - West Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 28, 2012
On tap at the dive bar for beer week. Aroma is pretty typical for a pale ale. Flavour is more on the hoppy side. This is a really good pale, but I wouldn’t expect anything less from Firestone Walker.

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