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RATINGS: 1365   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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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
trokini (1025) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 21, 2009
Tap @ O’Briens. Poured clear copper-gold with a short white head. Moderate lacing. For a straight IPA, this was fantastic. Sometimes, you get the DIPA that calls itself an IPA, but this is jsut a well-done, big-hop single IPA. Crisp, fresh pink grapefruit, pine needles, orange peel, and mango in the nose. Sharp mouthfeel with a good amount of carbonation. No stickiness in the finish. The aroma follows through nicely in the taste. Grapefruit, pineapple, tangerine, and that bite of resin. The caramel malt stays muted and does not turn this into a candied mess. Please sell more bottles of this in San Diego.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hawanna (2063) - GERMANY - JUL 30, 2014
Bottle Lot of Amarillo hops Aroma. spruce, citrus, herbs, cereal, golden, clear, frothy, white foam, light sweetness, very bitter, medium body, oily feel, slick feel, average carbonation, long finish,

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mrohia (128) - - JUL 29, 2014
World of Beer, Naperville, IL, draft. Maybe I’m not in the right frame of mind, but given its ranking I was a little disappointed and had a hard time distinguishing it from the Central Waters Hop Rise that came before it. Good - butter, dry - but not especially memorable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
c0fein (181) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 26, 2014
355ml bottle from Bier-Deluxe

Nice golden colour with a white head. A bit caramelly flavour, doesnt feel so fresh. OK but expected better.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alkolord (45) - - JUL 26, 2014
Hell und klar im Glas, leicht hellbrauner schaum, fruchtig hopfig, schöne süße, wunderbar abgestimmt, sehr leckeres IPA!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vinhol (252) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 26, 2014
Bottle from Low buy Lilydale big hop resin aroma golden in colour with small white head taste is resin hops very bitter brew date 24 april 2014

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
stevoj (2024) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 24, 2014
On cask at PreFunk. Cask smooths out the bitterness, rich golden color, lots of sticky lacing. Nice IPA on the lighter side.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
CharlyBeer (72) - Bruxelles, BELGIUM - JUL 19, 2014
IPA pas comme les autres, elle explose au début pour s’addoucir au milieu et finir avec une grosse amertume.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sevenlee (1271) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - JUL 18, 2014
Pours a clear golden colour with a white head. Aroma is malt, caramel, pine, fruit and plenty of hops. Taste is medium sweet leading to a hoppy finish. Excellent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ajtrupp (225) - 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

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (1735) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 16, 2014
Keg at Brewdog Edinburgh. Pours golden, cold, fizzy, dry toffee, light fruit, meh.


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