RATINGS: 1763   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Jai Alai India Pale Ale pays tribute to the original extreme sport. Jai Alai, a game native to the Basque region of Spain, is played on a court called a fronton. Jai Alai players attempt to catch a ball using a curved mitt, whilst the ball travels at speeds of up to 188 miles per hour! Proving they have a sense of humor the Spanish dub this game, with its ball traveling at race car speeds, """"the merry game."""" Tampa was once home to a busy Jai Alai fronton but sadly all that remains of Jai Alai in the Tampa Bay area is this India Pale Ale that we brew in tribute to the merry game. The India Pale Ale style of beer has its roots in the strong ales sent from England to thirsty British troops in India during the 18th century. To survive the journey the beers needed more alcohol and more hops (which act as a natural preservative). This big brewing practice made India Pale Ale one of the first """"extreme beers"""" and a favorite among the Queens military men in India. Eventually it became a favorite style of the new crop of American brewers seeking more flavor and complexity than mass-market brewers were willing to offer.

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jason1970 (143) - Illinois, USA - JAN 4, 2013
Very near perfect IPA. Was visiting Florida and luckily found it at the local Publix in Hallandale. It has been near the top of my list of beers to try. As food as delivered. Aroma was of sweet orange, grapefruit, mango and floral scents. Pours a hazy orange color with a big frothy off-white head that leaves quite a bit of lacing down the glass. A somewhat medium mouthfeel and some resinous feel to it. Kind of oily. Hops are evident throuhout, but never once do they overpower the other flavors. More of a perfect compliment. Flavors really burst on the tongue and in the back of your throat. Its truly a wonderful beer and one I hope to drink a lot more of in the near future.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
svandyke (204) - USA - APR 25, 2017
12oz- pours with a nice golden color. Good head with lacing that lasts a bit. Great citrusy nose. Great hoppiness with citrus and grassiness

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HourGlass13 (780) - North Carolina, USA - APR 22, 2017
Pours up a clean golden color, with a nice white head, and good lace. Aroma is sweet, fruity, and citrusy, with some orange and other fruit. Flavor is lightly sweet, fruity. Clean refreshing taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
demannu (458) - New Jersey, USA - APR 22, 2017
Big time fan of this. Great backhand of citrus and pine hops. Juice body. Alcohol bit noticeable. Not overly bitter. Very enjoyable and extremely drinkable ipa.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
closey22 (1857) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - APR 22, 2017
Hazy gold thin Lacy white head aroma is dank hop spice flava is bitter hop hints of mango orange and tobacco feels medium to thick with lively fizz finnishes bitter slight citrus

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Block (2576) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - APR 22, 2017
A great and very well balanced IPA. Good hops and fruit in the nose. Balanced body, alcohol is completely masked. Citrus and pine hops at the finish. Great warm climate IPA and dangerously sessionable.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
carleshxc (11) - Sabadell, SPAIN - APR 12, 2017
Pours golden brown with a light haze. Aroma is caramel malts, pine, grapefruit, spice. Light medium bodied, oily texture, finish is balanced, medium sweet and bitter. Great IPA Shared @ Olut Sabadell

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
enriclozano (38) - - APR 12, 2017
Primera del Club de Cata de Olut. Fruta en nariz, fruta en boca. Entra bastante bien

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maracuja05 (1105) - Mainz, GERMANY - APR 11, 2017
29-03-17 // can at Csak a j sr! Budapest. Hazy orange beer with small white hhead. Intense hoppy nose. Loads of pine and citrus. Taste is medium sweet, sweet malty, loads of hops. Pine, citrus, lemon, honey. Bitter finish. Great.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fules (1102) - Gyngys, HUNGARY - APR 10, 2017
Kicsi, nem tl tarts hab, flbarnba hajl rezes szn. Citrusos, dligymlcss, ananszos illatok, pici gyantval. Hajszlnyit desks s egy kicsit fanyar, citrusos, grapefruitos, mandarinos, dligymlcss, ananszos, igazi gymlcsorgia. Egy picit gyants, kzepesen testes, kzepesen sznsavas s keserű. Gazdag zvilg, kivlan kiegyenslyozott, nagyszerű arnyokkal rendelkező IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
angel77 (3103) - oviedo, SPAIN - APR 8, 2017
UPDATED: APR 8, 2017 Lata 33 cl en Cimmeria 01..04..2017. (r1754). Color mbar anaranjado velado con espuma beige que desaparece al poco. Sabores bastante afrutados Naranjas amargas pomelo algo de pia con ligeras dosis finales de suaves resinoso s algo herbaceos ligeramente especiada. Cuerpo medio espumoso ligeramente denso y suave.

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