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RATINGS: 1613   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mcberko (10037) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 5, 2010
12 oz. bottle, pours a slightly cloudy golden with a small white head. Aroma of wonderful pine hops, grass, citrus, nuts and grapefruit. Flavour of pine hops, grapefruit, light caramel malt and some sweetness - slightly thin finish. Excellent IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madsberg (10888) - Søborg, DENMARK - JUL 3, 2010
Bottled. Thx Snojerk321. Golden colouerd. Unclear. Dense off white head. Aroma of sweetness, fruits, flowers, herbs and light pine. Sweetness, pine, herbs, flowers and light caramel in the flavour. Medium to full bodied. Smooth bitterness in the end. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
evr1dr (145) - Virginia, USA - JUL 1, 2010
UPDATED: JAN 12, 2011 Bottle. Pours caramel-golden with pillowing ivory head. Thick, sticky lacing. Nose of grapefruit, resin, nuts, malt, orange peel and spice. Taste of grapefruit, malt, pine, bread and caramel. Great mouthfeel. Nice malt backbone, but not overpowering. A nicely balanced IPA. The alcohol is well masked and the finish is very smooth. Rerating a very fresh bottle from one of the last shipments the east coast will see for a while. Goodbye UJ, I will miss you good friend.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 17/20
bleeng (1591) - Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas, USA - JUL 1, 2010
Tap at 1702 Tucson AZ. Dark gold and clear. Nose is piney hops. Taste is very hoppy but balanced out by the thick maltiness. A bit of alcohol present and this comes off as very drinkable. Well done-I wish I could get this one here in Tx.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 18/20
muteprint (176) - Olympia, Washington, USA - JUL 1, 2010
Fairly tame but enjoyable aroma, light golden slightly cloudy appearance. Great classic IPA taste, excellent hoppy bitterness and long sweet finish. Bubbly on the palate which to me is not particularly enjoyable. Overall, this is a good beer that lands on the same level as the best of the best in the IPA category.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drseusszb200 (687) - Florida, USA - JUN 27, 2010
poured nice golden color with decent head smell was not great but of hops and citrus tasted okay but the best part of this one was the fantastic aftertaste

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
blklab2007 (2106) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 23, 2010
bottle poured a golden orange amber in color with a one finger white head. aroma has grapefruit rind, pines, medium bitterness, caramel sweetness, resins, and a touch of orange skin on the end. mouth feel is medium for the style with low side carbonation and good coating. flavor gets a bit more bitterness going, pine, resins, bitter grapefruit skins, contrasting sweetness, and some heat on the finish. it packs a nice punch for a single and the hops are right in your face.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
tjthresh (1867) - Greenfield, Indiana, USA - JUN 21, 2010
On tap at the Capital Alehouse is downtown Richmond, VA. The pour is a hazy dark red with a frothy dirty white head. Big piny grapefuit aroma with a bit of toasted bread. The flavor was like eating a fresh citrus salad topped with cooked brown sugar. Surprisingly full bodied with thick resiny feeling. Long bitter finish. World class stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Barreras (1318) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - JUN 19, 2010
Pours a copper color with a clean finish. Taste is slightly bitter, I expected more of a bite from an IPA. This beer has an alcohol aftertaste with a mild bitterness in the aftertaste. Overall a decent IPA, that I was happy I tried.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DalzAle (2012) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - JUN 18, 2010
Bottle bonus thanks to Richbeer (BA). Clear orange IPA pour, very little carbonation and a very rich bitter orange citrus aroma. Flavor is woody herbal hops, bitter orange, pine and finished rich and soapy on the palate. Solid IPA!

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