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RATINGS: 1725   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89/5   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
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fatehunter (2152) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - JAN 24, 2013
A half finger of head on a hazy, medium straw colored body. The aroma is a nice lemon, orange and honey mixture. The taste is a moderate lemon bitterness ebbing towards a mildly sweet finish. It’s simple but complex. The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation and medium body. A really smooth and good IPA.


3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rocbyter (2072) - Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - JUL 24, 2016
Strong sweet like candy hop aroma. Hazy orange color with a small white head. Moderate bitter beginning with a strong sweet finish.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
RNDave (14) - Fillmore, California, USA - JUL 23, 2016
Just a really good, classic IPA. Sweet, fragrant, citrus aroma. Golden amber-orange color poured with minimal head. Great taste, very balanced mix of grapefruit and citrus, with a robust hop finish that’s so smooth on the palate. Memorable with lingering. One of my favs.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Humlehode (564) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 21, 2016
Bottle. Pours clear golden. Sweet, very hoppy aroma. Floral, hand soap, citrus, grapefruit. Nice malty backbone. Quite bitter. Excellent balance. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Oldschool_Mike (309) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 20, 2016
Can into IPA glass. Pours a clear golden colour with white head. Aroma is citrus with some floral notes. Taste is about the same.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
drjoeng (738) - SINGAPORE - JUL 20, 2016
7.5%ABV. IPA. Poured out Amber. 12ºSRM. Nose has a bunch of bright ciitrus aromas like ripe Valencia oranges, grapefruit juice and white table grapes. Mouthfeel is soapy. Palate has solid malt with wheat toast, toasted cracked barley, oatmeal and wonder bread. Hops are pine, citrus peel with cilantro, Thai basil and a somewhat more full bodied bitter finish. Finish is long. Bitter and floral with fresh pine accents. Goes on Favorites List !

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerplace (613) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 30, 2016
On tap at Craft Beer Market on Firestone Walker event. Purs a clear golden with a white head, amazing. Aroma is tropical fruits hops. Taste is slightly sweet, pretty similar to aroma. Dry, piney hops aftertaste. Very good, refreshing.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tricksta_p (3258) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - JUN 22, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 23, 2016 Bottle at home. Aroma is fruity hops, pine resin, juicy citrus, grapefruit, tropical, light biscuit malty. Flavour is light sweet with a robust bitterness. Body is medium. Very smooth and juicy, big hops, exemplary IPA, could not stop taking sips.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NordicV (1916) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - JUN 19, 2016
Bärnstensfärgad med vitt skum. Doft och smak är maltig med tallbarr, kåda och lättare inslag av grapefrukt. Grapefrukten mer framträdande i eftersmaken. Bra balans mellan sötma och beska.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ozzy70 (654) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JUN 16, 2016
Bottle. Poured hazy, orange/golden, medium white head. Aroma was grassy, grapefruit. Taste was bittersweet, pine.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maakun (3425) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 14, 2016
Bottle shared at home. Almost clear golden with fluffy off white head that leaves lots of lacing. Grapefruit, mango, orange, dank hops with soft silver hazy marijuana, dried flowers, fresh cut grass. Some biscuits, caramel and cookies. Medium sweet going into a long lasting bitter finish that matches the sweetness perfectly. Medium bodied with slightly oily feel. Very nice IPA.


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