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RATINGS: 1627   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 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
sherm1016 (1255) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 24, 2012
On draft at 85 West in NYC. Pours a clear, amber color with a thin white head and a little lacing. Aroma is hoppy, citrus, grapefruit, a little pine. Medium on the palate with light carbonation. Flavor is bitter, hoppy, but with a nice malt backbone, and a bitter, pine hop finish. Very tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tiong (5393) - Espoo, FINLAND - JAN 22, 2012
Draught @ Amsterdam Cafe, San Francisco, CA

Pours dark orange with a smooth bubbly white head. Aroma of fruity hops, citrus, pine and grass. Very fresh fruits and hops in the taste, with citrus, pine and caramel malt notes. Finish is bitter and fruity. Excellent and well balanced IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jboston (1) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 22, 2012 does not count
Well-balanced and floral. Smooth and drinkable. One of my favorite IPA’s.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jandd1983 (3313) - Wentzville, Missouri, USA - JAN 22, 2012
It poured a golden orange color with a white fluffy head. The aroma was of grapefruit, caramel, and some pine. The taste was sweet citrus, caramel with a very nice resiny hop hit. A very good IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
blankboy (6776) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 21, 2012
Bottle [355ml]. Pours a clear golden-orange with an average size lasting frothy off-white head. Nice citrusy hop aroma along with pine, resin and fruit. Flavour’s as nice and just as hoppy, with resin, pine and citrus hops backed by sweet malt, some fruit and a bit of alcohol. Medium bitter finish. Medium bodied. Simply put, a great West Coast style IPA, and better then I expected.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
high_on_hops (797) - Burlingame, California, USA - JAN 14, 2012
A nice cloudy gold color with a white head and lots of lacing. The aroma has a lot of citrusy hops little bit of malt sweetness. The flavor is strong and hoppy with a citrus bite and a sweet and bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jow (2902) - New York, USA - JAN 14, 2012
On tap Sweetgrass grill in Tarrytown. I literally walked a mile in freezing cold to enjoy some brew and apps while wasting time during oil change. Pours amber with white head. Nose is pungent hops. Tastes super grapefruit hops, much more bitter than standard ipas. Also some earth and woody quality. Great

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HogTownHarry (6371) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - JAN 13, 2012
12oz bottle from Premier Gourmet. Clear amber-tinged gold with a large frothy off-white head. Smells good - fuggles and resin bitterness with just a bit of cereal/citrus to balance, moderate alcohol. Taste - less cereal, more resin and citrus (zest) - nicely balanced. average body, good carbonation, medium-bitter finish. Solid, not spectacular.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
hollardustin (327) - Indiana, USA - JAN 11, 2012
Pours a hazy golden orange with small creamy white head that dissipates quickly. Wonderful citrus hop aroma on the nose. I get a lot of grapefruit with some hints of pine and bread. The first sip is amazing. Tons of grapefruit with notes of tangerine and pineapple. There’s a solid malt backbone there that rounds this beer out, but make no mistake the hops are front and center on the taste buds. Firm bitterness lingers on the palate. This is instantly one of my favorite IPAs. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
nyindiansfan (463) - rochester, New York, USA - JAN 11, 2012
Bottle. Pours and tastes citrus, spruce, golden, sparkling, white foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, creamy, average carbonation, bitter, Not over the top in hops nice blance between piney and like an orange with just right amount of malt. A very smooth drinker even for people who are not hop fans.

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