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RATINGS: 1537   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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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Realcoolhand67 (12) - Surprise, Arizona, USA - JUN 7, 2013
bread, caramel, floral, resin, leaves, golden, hazy, minimal head, average carbonation, medium body, oily feel,


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Garrold (2332) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 22, 2015
Can. Little Leeds Beer House. Clear, light amber. Thin, bubbly, blotchy, sticky, off white head. Fairly thick, dank pine. Sweet, dried orange. Some spicy malts. Overall, it’s tinned fruit, rather than fresh. There’s an initial sweetness, before turning fruity, resinous, oily bitter. Full bodied, with maybe a bit too much fizz. Finishes long, lingering, oily, pine resin bitter. Certainly packs a punch.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rustbucket0873 (295) - Krikville, New York, USA - MAY 18, 2015
Pours cloudy orange with off white fluffy head. The aroma is citrus, orange, grapefruit, and pine. The flavor is sweet caramel with lots of grapefruit, and citrus and fruity. Really good. Body is great, overall would recommend to any ipa lover.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
odinstyr (587) - Howell, New Jersey, USA - MAY 15, 2015
Pours a clear Amber orange with a small white head. Smells of tangerine, grapefruit hint of spruce. Taste is bitter and moderately sweet - spruce then citrus hops followed by a slight breadiness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TaxiDriver (1553) - Stadland, GERMANY - MAY 12, 2015
Bottle. A very fruity aroma, very sweet smell of lemonade. The head is small, white and foamy with a short duration. The body is pale red. A very bitter taste, light fruity with a long finish. The body is light, very dry and creamy with a lively carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bavarian81 (86) - Massachusetts, USA - MAY 10, 2015
Great aroma of citrus and floral hops, as well as a subtle "alcohol" smell. It had a nice clear amber color. Taste was a mostly balanced bitterness with a subtle grapefruit flavor.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
atrox (370) - Kraków, POLAND - MAY 9, 2015
Clear, golden colour. Big, beige head with good lacing. Sweet, malty aroma with citrus fruits, pine and herbs. Taste is also sweet with fruits and pine. Medium bitterness.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Beersmithbacon (77) - San Luis Rey, California, USA - MAY 8, 2015
Excellent IPA. Hoppy aroma of citrus and pine. Tasted extremely fresh with fresh hop flavor and strong bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jaszymku (109) - POLAND - MAY 8, 2015
Klarowne złote, średnie nagazowanie, piana ładna, osadza się ale krótkotrwała. Aromat głównie estry, chmiele tak tylko nuta w tle. Smak idealnie zbalansowana wytrawna IPA, bez wyskoków, ale nagazowanie w punkt. Przyjemne.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
charlotte (4571) - rřdovre, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2015
Bottle.Copper colour with white head.Aroma of pine and citrus,good strong taste and full body fresh fruity with note of toasted malt and hoppy mouth feels mild oily texture and fresh crispy finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tomekk1978 (791) - Ząbki, POLAND - APR 30, 2015
Aromat: solidna chmielowa podstawa a nutami żywiczno- cytrusowymi i herbacianymi. Następnie słodowa słodycz i akcenty zbożowo - herbatniokowe i alkohol. Barwa: złota początkowo dosyć klarowna. Piana biała, drobno pęcherzykowa, umiarkowanej wielkości i podobnej trwałości. Smak: słodycz, podszyta kwaskowością, z solidną chmielową kontrą, która dominuje posmaki słodowe. Goryczka powyżej średniej, drażniąca i dosyć długa, ale nie zalegająca. Krągła pełnia, umiarkowane do wysokiego wysycenie i raczej wytrawny, alkoholowy finisz. Po chwili dochodzą lekkie posmaki miodowe, które sugerują utlenieni. Kolejne kultowe piwo, które nieco zawodzi. Wprawdzie nie dostrzegłem w nim większych wad, ale również nie wywarło większego wrażenia. Z pewnością nie jest warte 25 pln, które za nie zapłaciłem.


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