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RATINGS: 1541   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.


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4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
musinj6 (456) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - DEC 3, 2012
Pours a clear golden/amber with a two finger head that lingers, creamy, with very heavy lacing. Toasted malt in the background, but this is a strongly hop driven beer with grapefruit, pineapple and pine. Medium to full bodied. Sticky mouthfeel. Long, bitter finish. This may sit in my top five favorite IPAs. Delicious. Dangerously drinkable for it’s percentage.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamestulloch (1924) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 29, 2015
Can from The Beerhive. Clear golden body with a thin white head. Low carbonation. Faint lacing. Aroma of earth, orange marmalade, ginger and pine. Flavour of fig, blood orange and a peppery finish. Long, bitter finish. Medium body with an oily mouthfeel. Soft fizz. A solid IPA. Well rounded and very drinkable.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
peterschreurs (95) - Illinois, USA - MAY 26, 2015
I'm a big fan of Easy Jack and Double Jack. Union Jack fits right in the middle. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VinegarStroke (324) - Napa, California, USA - MAY 25, 2015
Bottle: Clear, light straw with copper tinge, good head and great lace. The aroma is dominated by malt with a touch of caramel supported by fresh hops. Clean and intense. The palate is dry to just off dry. Not sour but moderately high in bitterness. Very rich and malty. great mouthfeel. Well balanced. The malt profile certainly give an English twist to a West Coast IPA.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
notayankee (29) - Arkansas, USA - MAY 25, 2015
Bottle pour into goblet. Aroma is nicely forward, with resin and citrus comin’ right at ya’, Appearance is a nice hazy amber, with a frothy, white foam head that dissipates quickly, leaves nice lacing that lingers. Taste has a light sweetness to it and decent bitterness. This beer has a clean slick feel to it, with soft carbonation. The bitterness and bit of sour taste lingers, but not too powerfully, kind of like I just ate a grapefruit. This is a very nice IPA with what I would call a good middle of the road ABV. Will enjoy again.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Garrold (2362) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 22, 2015
Can. Little Leeds Beer House. Clear, light amber. Thin, bubbly, blotchy, sticky, off white head. Fairly thick, dank pine. Sweet, dried orange. Some spicy malts. Overall, it’s tinned fruit, rather than fresh. There’s an initial sweetness, before turning fruity, resinous, oily bitter. Full bodied, with maybe a bit too much fizz. Finishes long, lingering, oily, pine resin bitter. Certainly packs a punch.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rustbucket0873 (297) - Krikville, New York, USA - MAY 18, 2015
Pours cloudy orange with off white fluffy head. The aroma is citrus, orange, grapefruit, and pine. The flavor is sweet caramel with lots of grapefruit, and citrus and fruity. Really good. Body is great, overall would recommend to any ipa lover.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
odinstyr (588) - Howell, New Jersey, USA - MAY 15, 2015
Pours a clear Amber orange with a small white head. Smells of tangerine, grapefruit hint of spruce. Taste is bitter and moderately sweet - spruce then citrus hops followed by a slight breadiness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TaxiDriver (1553) - Stadland, GERMANY - MAY 12, 2015
Bottle. A very fruity aroma, very sweet smell of lemonade. The head is small, white and foamy with a short duration. The body is pale red. A very bitter taste, light fruity with a long finish. The body is light, very dry and creamy with a lively carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bavarian81 (89) - Massachusetts, USA - MAY 10, 2015
Great aroma of citrus and floral hops, as well as a subtle "alcohol" smell. It had a nice clear amber color. Taste was a mostly balanced bitterness with a subtle grapefruit flavor.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
atrox (385) - Kraków, POLAND - MAY 9, 2015
Clear, golden colour. Big, beige head with good lacing. Sweet, malty aroma with citrus fruits, pine and herbs. Taste is also sweet with fruits and pine. Medium bitterness.


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