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RATINGS: 1471   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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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ajtrupp (292) - Keenesburg, Colorado, USA - JUL 18, 2014
Surprisingly balanced. Bordering on mild. Not near as bitter as our bartender was at his parents for naming him Tiz. And that's understandable, as another Christmas birthday (they did it as in "Tis' the season") I'd be pissed, too. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
LaViolette (106) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JAN 24, 2015
Very nice mango, coconut, hoppy nose. Nice orange, hazy colour. Good IPA taste, quite classic but very good for sure. Bitterness is perfect.Maybe a little light for me, 8.5 would suit better.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
iamwired (1) - Avenel, New Jersey, USA - JAN 24, 2015 does not count
Solid IPA. Only slight acidic over bitterness compared to other 5 star contenders. Beautiful aroma. Nice finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tsekouratos (383) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - JAN 23, 2015
355 ml bottle from Bier-Deluxe.de, Germany. Orange color, slightly hazy, white head. Aromas of pine, grass, lemon, orange. Taste is bittersweet, with sweet fruits, tangerine and pine. Aftertaste is long and sweet. Medium body with medium carbonaton.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
LuisVida (35) - - JAN 20, 2015
Color oro y carbonatacion media. 100% IPA americana, con una potente parte de fruta fresca (lichi, guayaba) y notas de pimienta. Boca seca y poderosa, de enorme equilibrio, con gran textura y precioso final, todo amargor fino y lupulo fresco.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
redknob (34) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 18, 2015
Zesty aroma but without being confronting. Very well balanced hops keeping it more sweet than sour, just. Good, refreshing, light with a twist of complexity.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hangover (1076) - Atlanta, Alabama, USA - JAN 16, 2015
Yellow pour with a lasting, medium sized head. Grape fruit aroma with some light pine. Strong, hoppy flavor. Active carbonation, nice mouthfeel. Orange and grapefruit flavors, solid caramel malt profile. Lingering bitterness. This one kind of smacks you in the face, excellent.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
veceo (677) - CROATIA - JAN 15, 2015
Hazy pale yellow color, average sized off white head. Aroma of tropical fruits, pine, malt and slightly bready. Taste is the same plus orange peels. Medium to full body, soft carbonation. Not much of a looker, but everything else is supreme.

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HammerTroll (623) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - JAN 13, 2015
Looks deadly, like some average pilsener more than an IPA. A hazy-ish yellow, medium sized white head. But aroma is just great. Grassy and floral, lots of hops obviously, some orange notes. Taste is the opposite, not so grassy, but with dominant bitterness. Long bitter finish. Thin body, soft carbonation. Could be better with few little modifications.
(Bier Deluxe 0,33l bottle)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
suprchunk (2420) - Crestview, Florida, USA - JAN 8, 2015
Golden pour. Big white head. Plenty of lacing. Big aroma of dank and oranges. Taste is oranges, hops and malt.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pantumnuss (38) - POLAND - JAN 4, 2015
Golden-oragne color with nice white head but without lacing. With the opening of the bottle strikes a flavor of american hops: orange, pineapple, grapefruit, honey, resin/pine, caramel and also alcoholic aroma, which is spicy. Low bitterness for me but well balanced.


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