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RATINGS: 1307   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dmschefke (566) - Macomb, Michigan, USA - JUN 6, 2009
Pours a nice amber orange with medium white head. Aroma very pleasant of citrus hops, pine, grass, and a bit of caramel. Flavor matches very well and is quite nice and flavorful. Very solid IPA and one I could drink often. Wish I had better access to this.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dliberto (81) - Maryland, USA - APR 16, 2014
Drank from bottle. On the nose I smell hints of tangerine, grapefruit, and pineapple. The taste has a nice hop character on the front with a small bready malt presence in the back end. Heavy mouth feel, medium carbonation, well rounded beer.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
arnold931 (178) - Iowa, USA - APR 15, 2014
Bottle. One of the best. Great hop nose. Grapefruit citrus hop. Nice aftertaste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Chrishrt30 (82) - AUSTRALIA - APR 13, 2014
Thin golden orange with a very light white head. Big citrus aroma, sweet grapefruit and pineapple with light resins. Sweet aroma is hiding a massively bitter beer, dominated by citrus and pine resins. Malt plays a back role in this beer, it's all about bitterness here. Finish is crisp and bitter, a fairly thin beer, with a little lemon fruit twist to finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
probstblueribbon (2737) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - APR 12, 2014
Pint at Maxfields in Potsdam. Quite resinous and piney, a little peppery, decent malt support, quite bitter, nice.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jay_Dubbz (63) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 10, 2014
Poured from tap@ Field House in Philadelphia PA. Really nice west coast style IPA. Huge hop flavor in just the right way with very forward notes of grapefruit and lemon oil with a bit of hibiscus on the back end. Full mouthfeel and a really nice finish. --you've been Dubbed.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jado (436) - Camp Hill, AUSTRALIA - APR 10, 2014
From 341 ml bottle. Pours a clear amber-gold with a small but lasting white head and light carbonation. Aromas of tropical fruits - guava, melon, papaya - plus lemon, pine, flowers and sweet biscuits. Taste is sweet malt up front that’s quickly overtaken by pine resin and lemon zest bitterness. Fresh fruit at the end before a lingering floral aftertaste. Really well done IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
markwise (4279) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - APR 5, 2014
Bottle from a recent Tampa Tasting. Pours a clear yellow with a white head. Nose is floral, herbal, sweet caramel, and sticky pine character. Flavor is similar with some light caramel, some floral notes, some sticky pine. Light to medium in body and nice IPA overall.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
budznsudz (461) - Audubon, New Jersey, USA - APR 4, 2014
Golden orange with nice lace on the glass. Aroma of grapefruit, pine, and dry hops. Taste is bitter yet sweet with pinecone and citrus. Dry astringent finish.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ellery (22) - AUSTRALIA - APR 3, 2014
First time I’ve had one of their beers and wow did it impress! Beautiful colour with big fruit on the nose and palate! Super smooth.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bigda83 (30) - Jamestown, New York, USA - APR 3, 2014
Poured from bottle to glass. Small head, decent lacing. Very tasty IPA. Strong notes of grapefruit, flowers, and pine. Perfect amount of bitter. I’ll definitely add this in my pick 6 again.


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