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RATINGS: 1560   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
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DougHnut70 (69) - Livermore, California, USA - FEB 24, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 19, 2013 6 pack of 12oz bottles from Perry’s Liquors in Livermore. Clear, bright orange, very little head. Smell is citrus, fruity sweetness, a little hoppy. Taste is piney, citrus, hops from start to finish, even a bit of resin, not really an alcohol taste but (slightly) bitter and oily from big hops. This tastes like a typical Cali DIPA, and at 7.5%, it is stronger than most single IPAs. You gotta love hops to like this (think slightly better version of SN Torpedo) and great for the price.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Calisky (1613) - ALSACE, FRANCE - JUN 28, 2015
Couleur ambrée, très légère mousse. Nez fort houblonné résineux avec fruits exotiques. Gout houblonné résineux et pin avec fruits exotiques et notes douces sucrées, miel. Bonne amertume en fin de bouche .

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JonMoore (2009) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2015
Can from Brewdog online. Crystal clear gold with slim white head. Very nice aroma of citrus hops, pine, juicy mango, similar in the taste, fresh and very easy to drink. Medium body, moderate carbonation. Very good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jaghana (4571) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - JUN 27, 2015
Bottle 355ml kindly shared by Calisky, a clear copper beer with low head. Nose is intense on hops resin, mango, exotic fruits, touch of coconut oil. Aroma is on hops resin, caramel, honey, pine, mango, almond, apple, quite sweet, robust body, coconut oil, good bitterness especially on aftertaste. Good stuff.

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
coyforce (653) - Virginia, USA - JUN 25, 2015
Delicious brew! Pour is a nice light color with a great head. Flavor is hoppy but so good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SG111 (492) - New York, USA - JUN 25, 2015
On tap at Your mother’s House, Garden City Park. Pours clear golden honey color frothy white head. Aroma is citrus, intense tropical fruits, mango, orange, pineapple. Nice. Flavor is citrus and tropical fruits. Medium bitterness. Actually really solid.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
klk343 (126) - - JUN 25, 2015
Copper color. Grapefruit hops but well balanced with malt that it didn’t scream ipa. Lots of lacing. Lemon?

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SinH4 (923) - SWITZERLAND - JUN 23, 2015
Fruity, citrusy, peaches, apricot, caramel, quite some booze in the aroma. Taste is peaches and apricot, nice residual sweetness, good body, grapefruit and tropical fruit, warming bitter finish. Quite a different IPA!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ctipping (110) - Florida, USA - JUN 21, 2015
12 oz. bottle poured into a pint glass. Clear amber body without a huge head. Off white head reduced to thin lacing. Not an overwhelming aroma, really. The faint aroma is fruity and citrusy. Some mango smell and grapefruit. More predominant is the caramel malt that smells very sweet. Significantly better than the smell. The grapefruit is the strongest flavor, but the rest are tough to discern. No hop flavor is overwhelming. The malt is just sweet enough to feel like a DIPA, which is nice, but it doesn’t taste overly sweet. Perfectly balanced. Low carbonation and medium bodied. A bit sluggish. Great flavor and easy to drink.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SotallyTober (89) - Channahon, Illinois, USA - JUN 16, 2015
Golden pour with decent off white head. Has a fruit, pine, citrus, and spice aroma. Flavors of caramel, spices, resinous pine, and grapefruit. medium body that was slick and chewy on the palate with a slight alcohol warming finish. Nicely balanced, and very enjoyable.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JackMandarin (59) - Aberdour, SCOTLAND - JUN 15, 2015
Can from Cornelius. Pous pale. Head fades quickly. Good amount of lacing. Aroma is not as full-on as I was expecting. Zesty orange. Bit herbal. Almost minty. Spice at the end. Medium to full mouthfeel. Creamy. A good whack of bitterness blasting thru. Dryish then sweetish then more dryish. Mouth-coating finish. My first beer from Firestone Walker. I’m suitably impressed. I’m really looking forward to my Double Jack now!!


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