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RATINGS: 1420   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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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
kathouse (1022) - Nevada, USA - APR 5, 2013
Clear orange with a whipped froth of white foam. Tropical fruit, citrus aroma with just a little spice. Medium body is well balanced. Grapefruit and malt clash in a mild hop bitterness. Finish is smooth and refreshes.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JBPortland (842) - Portland, Maine, USA - OCT 20, 2014
12oz bottle pours clear gold yellow with medium head. Nose is rich dank earthy pine, bright grapefruit and citrus with a touch of malt. Taste is medium-full bodied, bitter, dank pine sap and bright grapefruit, citrus, lemon, onion, nice balance malt backbone. Finish is bitter lasting crisp piney citrus, grapefruit, grass, touch of malt. Wonderful IPA that I could drink every day.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jhp40219 (309) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - OCT 19, 2014
12 oz bottle. Pours a cloudy orange with a one-finger bright white head that leaves a lot of lacing. Aroma of grapefruit, orange, pine and dough. Taste is huge on the grapefruit and pine up front with a great caramel malt base behind it. Very crisp. Long finish of citrus and caramel malt. Medium bodied, smooth texture, lively carbonation. Great IPA! Definitely a gold standard for West Coast IPAs.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
77ships (4135) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - OCT 19, 2014
Bottle sampled @ Firestone Walker Tasting. Thank you! BBF 27/06/2015. This one is a bit older now. Golden, creamy white. Nose is hops, yeast, citrus, honey. Taste is citrus, grass, hay, light honey, light bitterness, touch grapefruit. Light honey body; Okayish but probably too old, weakened.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bursprak (664) - Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 19, 2014
Bottle. Bronze pour with a dense white head. Pine, grapefruit, malty sweetness with a medium bitter finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ElManana (274) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - OCT 19, 2014
Pours golden with no head. Aroma of pineapple, citrus, honey. Taste is sweet, honey, bitter, citrus. Great stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
badgerben (4479) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - OCT 18, 2014
GABF 2014. Gold color with a small head. Fruit and bubblegum aroma. Strong bitterness. Lots of fruit and pine character. Medium body.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hermod (3308) - Vantaa, FINLAND - OCT 18, 2014
355ml bottle. Bottled on 06/11/14. Amber colored, thin white head. Grapefruit, citrusy hoppy piney aroma. Flavor is very similar, very fruity, well hopped IPA. Grapefruity and herbal finish. Lovely. Nice balance, full bodied.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hank37 (75) - banksia grove, AUSTRALIA - OCT 16, 2014
Bottle from Mane liquor. Pours a bright, cloudy golden with a white head that dissipates quite quickly but provides good lacing. First smell is grassy, yeast driven aromas alongside some woody notes. Malty roasty cooking flavours and an almost overbearing booziness. Bitterness is hard to describe and doesn’t seem to fit the mould of an ipa.....maybe my tongue is fucked from too many hope forward beers.. i dunno, but this is heavy in the maltiness balance

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdiBeer (1354) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 15, 2014
Aroma: light flowers, light resin and spruce. Appearance: clear gold, small, white, creamy head. Taste: medium sweet. Palate: flavour explosion, intense flowers, resin, grass, getting from the initial sweets quite bitter, somewhat dry in finish. Overall: amazing IPA, a bit weak in the aroma, but that and palate are nothing short of overwhelming. Pint at Yard House - The Link, Las Vegas. Score: 3.7

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jur (325) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 14, 2014
Clear pour, with fine white head. Herby hoppy heavy hitter. Fairly dry, with little sweetness. For the hop-heads.


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