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RATINGS: 1497   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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4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
HomelessDrew (26) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 31, 2012
Pours a deep golden orange. Aroma is a lot of citrus and pine, very strong. Taste is surprisingly bitter for an IPA listed at 70 IBUs, definitely hoppier than most IPAs I’ve tried. There is a lingering sweetness from the malt, but it still has a very light body. The bitterness really sticks around for a while and reminds me of 3 Floyds, not afraid of hops. Definitely a great IPA I would go back to, which is saying something considering how over saturated the style is.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
McSherman (72) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - FEB 26, 2015
Bewertung importiert von bier index: 8 / 8 / 8 / 8 / 5 / 6 / 9 / 6 / 83

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (4166) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - FEB 26, 2015
Pours rather clear amber , not much head . Smell is fruity , orange and pine , clear heavy malty undertone . Taste is bitter , intense , orange sweetness . Some pine . nothing that different, unique or new, but just a very nice IPA . Bitter finish with some hoparoma

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Frozer (168) - Illinois, USA - FEB 23, 2015
Poured from bottle. 1 finger of head. Great hop bouquet. Crisp and clean malt character. Hoppy finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Danyel (1196) - Colorado, USA - FEB 22, 2015
Poured from can. Pours clear copper/orange with white head. Aroma is very floral, lots of citrus and sweet oranges, nice balance. Taste is highly tangerines, mandarins, sweeter citrus fruits, medium bodied, high carbonation. Overall, very we’ll balanced IPA.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
miquelcrush (1603) - Granollers, SPAIN - FEB 22, 2015
Cervesa amb un fort gust i aroma a cítrics i resinosos, en boca és molt lleugera i agradable. Cerveza con un fuerte sabor y aroma a cítricos y resinosos, en boca es muy ligera y agradable.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
andrew_drinks (196) - Luxembourg, LUXEMBOURG - FEB 21, 2015
Can from the brewery, poured into snifter at home. Deep amber, thin white head. Aroma of orange oil, some pine, skunky dank hops. Super drinkable despite the ABV, medium carbonation, thick hop oils on the palate then washed away by the dry finish. Flavour is big citrus and pine, orange peel, pith, grapefruit, burnt caramel mixed with breakfast juice. Bitter Seville orange marmalade, lots of different layers of hop flavour. Bitter, candied peel finish, nice and dry. Superb.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
czar (4924) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 17, 2015
pours clear bright gold with a nice creamy white head, good retention and lacing. sweetish peaches and peppery apricots, danky and spicy melons, citrus, tasty caramel toastiness, grass, resin, tea. light carbonation, light body, balanced grassy-spicy-piney-citrusy finish. nice ipa, perhaps not ultra fresh too. still not a top-50.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Iznogud (1194) - CROATIA - FEB 17, 2015
On tap at Breukelen Bier Merchants, Brooklyn. Pours deep golden to orange with white head. Pine, citrus hoppy aroma. Malty, citrus fruit flavor with dry bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
alberti92 (105) - - FEB 17, 2015
Bottle from cellarbrations super store in hami hill. pours a clear orange with a thin white head. Aroma is quite malt forward. Up front it has a nectar like sweetness which is then taken over by bold resinous and grapefruit notes. Body is medium with low carbonation. Taste is very inviting and not too aggressive. Has loads of zest, grapefruit and mango. That malt sweetness does make an appearance as well. Loved this! Would drink again!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AdamJackson (3051) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 16, 2015
12oz bottle, fridge temp, golden orange. 1 finger head. more pine resin, some english hops, like citrus aroma. tastes slightly old but bottle date is 10/24. citrus more bitter than sweet. not bad.


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