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RATINGS: 1564   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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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 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SinH4 (966) - SWITZERLAND - JUN 23, 2015
Fruity, citrusy, peaches, apricot, caramel, quite some booze in the aroma. Taste is peaches and apricot, nice residual sweetness, good body, grapefruit and tropical fruit, warming bitter finish. Quite a different IPA!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ctipping (117) - Florida, USA - JUN 21, 2015
12 oz. bottle poured into a pint glass. Clear amber body without a huge head. Off white head reduced to thin lacing. Not an overwhelming aroma, really. The faint aroma is fruity and citrusy. Some mango smell and grapefruit. More predominant is the caramel malt that smells very sweet. Significantly better than the smell. The grapefruit is the strongest flavor, but the rest are tough to discern. No hop flavor is overwhelming. The malt is just sweet enough to feel like a DIPA, which is nice, but it doesn’t taste overly sweet. Perfectly balanced. Low carbonation and medium bodied. A bit sluggish. Great flavor and easy to drink.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SotallyTober (89) - Channahon, Illinois, USA - JUN 16, 2015
Golden pour with decent off white head. Has a fruit, pine, citrus, and spice aroma. Flavors of caramel, spices, resinous pine, and grapefruit. medium body that was slick and chewy on the palate with a slight alcohol warming finish. Nicely balanced, and very enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JackMandarin (61) - Aberdour, SCOTLAND - JUN 15, 2015
Can from Cornelius. Pous pale. Head fades quickly. Good amount of lacing. Aroma is not as full-on as I was expecting. Zesty orange. Bit herbal. Almost minty. Spice at the end. Medium to full mouthfeel. Creamy. A good whack of bitterness blasting thru. Dryish then sweetish then more dryish. Mouth-coating finish. My first beer from Firestone Walker. I’m suitably impressed. I’m really looking forward to my Double Jack now!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
bloodnok (15) - USA - JUN 14, 2015
first encounter of this lovely brew. beautiful golden yellow. very pleasant aroma. as i didn’t do the pouring, it had a head but even that was tasty. the brew itself was very tasty. went down a treat. have to add this to the list of favourites.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Imaena (2038) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUN 14, 2015
Draguht. This is a ripping IPA with serious depth and a really rich and enjoyable finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scottishchris (414) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 13, 2015
Can from the beerhive. Clear Golden, small white head. Marmalade, sweet citrus and dried fruit nose. Medium body, lovely soft fizz. Light caramel, sweet tangerine, easy bitterness. Shortish finish. So drinkable. Damn fine.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Salwal (62) - - JUN 12, 2015
Pours dark orange with huge head consisting of a diversity of diffrent bubble Typs. Nose is cery floral pineapple and citrus fruits. American hops at its best. Drink is First a bit bitter but quickly the Aroma takes over. Lemon and fizzy carbonation. This is still one of my favourite IPAs...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BierMeHoos (328) - Maryland, USA - JUN 12, 2015
On draft at Marriott Marquis Washington bar, DC. Appearance pours a dark golden color, rich in texture and color. Aroma is spicy pine, spruce, and citrus. Taste is floral hops and a booziness on the back end. Pineapple comes out, and honey and citrus. Palate is dry but sweet and boozy. Overall, a powerhouse and pretty much perfect.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
drmet (228) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - JUN 7, 2015
Gut aber etwas unbalanciert -stark überragende Pinienharz note -Grapefruit,Pfirsich,Aprikose,Ananas noten -leiche Zitrus und orangennoten -leider leichte Klebstoffnote vom Simcoe Hopfen -gut carbonisiert -grapefruit,süß m. starker hopfenbitterkeit im abgang MMn nicht ganz so gut ausbalanciert wie andere IPAs.Sicher etwas für Freunde von "harzigen" IPAs.

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