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RATINGS: 1565   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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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crazyvin (2026) - New York, USA - AUG 2, 2012
Bottle . A nice orange amber body with a slightly off-white head that had good retention and nice lace. Aroma had a strong pine hop profile which was complemented by nice citrus notes. Good caramel malt base. Flavor had a good hop presence. Mostly resinous with some grapefruit and even floral notes. Caramel malts were merely a balancing act to sweeten the beer. It was just enough to take a little away from the hops with the hops losing its assertiveness. Dry in the finish. Good!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pivnizub (9213) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - JUL 7, 2015
Bottle: Honeyish-golden, hazy, small and stable off-White head; solid sweet-bitter nose of caramel, cough-syrup and herbal hops; quite robust sweet-bitter flavour, medium bodied; lingering sweet-fruity and herbal-hoppy finish. Nice, but slightly overrated...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tayeth (487) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JUL 5, 2015
Extrem intensiver Geruch nach weißen Trauben, Malz und Sirup. Geschmack leider etwas in Richtung Spülmittel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
gueuze (610) - - JUL 5, 2015
Farbe hell bis goldig, trüb. Geruch seltsam, leicht citronig, weißer Traubensaft. Vollmundigkeit gut ausbalanciert, aber sehr, sehr bitter. Ich find’s zu nachhängend.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tdtm82 (1124) - Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 4, 2015
Can, BBQ tastings, 4th July 2015. Golden appearance. Aroma is papaya, mangoes, grapefruit and oranges. Taste is grapefruit, mangoes, oranges and papaya. Great bitterness. Really good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mysticbrew (68) - - JUL 2, 2015
On tap in the Peacock Room at the historic Davenport. A lovely amber color with a white head. A very floral aroma with a a solid malt taste and a hoppy finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Calisky (1627) - 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 .

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JonMoore (2013) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jaghana (4579) - 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.

   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SG111 (505) - 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.

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