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RATINGS: 549   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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This is an American White Oak-aged version of Jai Alai India Pale Ale. The white oak adds smoothing notes of vanilla and slight hints of dill to the aroma and flavor profile. The finish is elegantly dry due to the light tannin notes from oak aging and though still loaded with hop flavor, hop bitterness is more restrained.

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3.6
Rasmus40 (21689) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 22, 2017
MBCC. Clear orange with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, light wood and moderate hoppy - fruity and flowers. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Sweet and moderate bitter finish. 120517

3.7
Theydon_Bois (20450) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 16, 2015
Keg at Cigar City Brewery, 21/02/15. Clear golden amber with a decent beige covering. Nose is spice, wooded notes, white grape must, citric pith, passionfruit. Taste comprises vanilla, spice, guava, pine needle, light wood, grapefruit. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close peppered with hop bitterness. Decent wooded IPA - this combo can work!

4.1
rlgk (18852) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 11, 2012
Draught at Pony Bar, NYC. Golden beer with a nice offwhite head. Hoppy grassy aroma, floral, perfume, dill notes, oak, vanilla, pine apple, roasted, pear, grapes, some citrus. Hoppy floral flavor, grass, perfume, grapes, apples, pears, pine, woody, roasted notes, vanilla, quite some oak, raisins, some grapefruit. Wonderful beer with a grassy herbal finish, bringing oak, perfume and pineapple.

3.8
mcberko (18557) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 16, 2011
12 oz. bottle, sent by Glouglouburp (thanks Dany), split with Matts_Property, pours a beautiful opaque dark reddish orange with minimal white head. Aroma of tropical fruits, resinous hops (despite the oak aging), some birch tree, maybe some spicy / woody notes but I wouldn’t have guessed this was [white] oak aged. Flavour is more spicy and woody than the nose suggests, with less of the hoppy character coming through - some tropical fruits, birch or cedar tree, maybe a little grapefruit, with a slightly spicy, dry tropical fruity finish. The oak aging is subtle on this one, which is good in my books, as I’m usually unimpressed by oak aging IPAs. Very enjoyable take on the regular, excellent Jai Alai.

3.6
chrisv10 (18211) - DENMARK - JUN 5, 2017
MBCC. Clear amber with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, hop, wood, caramel and grapefruit. Flavour is malt, fruit, hops, wood, caramel, grapefruit, medium sweet and medium bitter.

3.7
jtclockwork (17070) - , New Jersey, USA - JAN 12, 2011
Bottle thanks to Drowland. Pours cloudy apricot. Nose of citrus, oak, spicy hops and caramel malts. Taste has lots of spicy hops, some oak and light citrus, caramel malts and a mild pine finish.

3.4
brokensail (16633) - Dublin, California, USA - JAN 23, 2011
A: The pour is orange in color with a dense and creamy white head. S: Smells quite sugary and oak forward. I get a lot of brown sugar, vanilla, and fruit notes. Seems to be some peach and orange aroma in there. Maybe a bit of oxidation as well. T: The amount of oak flavor in this beer is surprising. A lot of tannins and vanilla to go with the sugary notes I get. Brown sugar, caramel, and oranges, maybe some of the peaches, too. A pretty mild level of citric hops. M: The body and the carbonation are both medium. D: This was interesting. I didn’t dislike it as a beer (thought it was pretty decent), but as an IPA, it’s not what I would be interested in having.

3.9
Benzai (16520) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAR 10, 2012
33cl bottle @ ZZT III. Courtesy of Martinus. Clear orange color, small white to off-white head that becomes a white lacing quickly. Smell hops, pine, some sweetness. Taste pine, hops, some wine indeed. Soft mouthfeel, bitter finish, medium body.

3.9
Ferris (16270) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 1, 2014
Draft - Light oak, coconut and tropical fruit. Clear gold with a thin beige head. Raw oak, tropical fruit and a woody dry finish. Really nice if you like oak.

3.9
bhensonb (15603) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 8, 2010
Bottle from ericandersnavy. Pours hazy dark peach with a foamy beige head. Slight fruit/oak/sour aromas. Very fruity flavor. Mildly sour andoaky with a background of light roast malt. Very good sour, fruity-hoppy finish.


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