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RATINGS: 521   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
HonusWagner (2131) - Florida, USA - FEB 4, 2014
No matter how many times I give this beer another shot, I never can get past the overwhelmingly oaky character, which imparts a really odd astringency and meshes badly with the sweet-ish tropical fruit thing. The dill note overpowers, and I cannot easily finish even a single can. Its not godawful by any means, but its not a pleasant drinking experience. As it warms, it picks up a heavy buttery note, gross, I really hate this beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sjohnny (588) - - MAR 21, 2017
Sweet piney aroma. Pours a light orange amber with a thick bright white head that coats the glass as it fades. Resin. Earthy. Smooth. Hard candy. Sharp finish. Really good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dinkle50 (1443) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 21, 2017
Orange to red pour with a single finger head with lace present. Aroma is fruity, also a bit of wood. Taste is nice, fruit, mostly grapefruit and hints of vanilla and oak. Lingering bitterness. Really great beer, nice take on regular Jai Alai, which is great already. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
darkguardian (733) - Florida, USA - MAR 10, 2017
Not my style but as an ipa this is pretty solid. Big west coast ipa nose with passion fruit and vanilla. Noticeable woody note. Flavor is not overly bitter but balanced with citrus hops, vanilla and wood. Light palate and easy drinking. Finishes clean with light astringency. Very nice ipa

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fukito (1048) - Santiago, CHILE - MAR 9, 2017
Deep golden with a medium white head. Same tropical fruits in the nose than regular jai alai. Only difference is some slight phenolic flavor and minor astringency on the palate. Prefers the plain vanilla version

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Turboninja (702) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 6, 2017
[email protected], NYC, USA. Balanced and distinctive with some Indian style spices. Malty and nicely strong backbone.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rajendra82 (1071) - Alpharetta, Georgia, USA - FEB 26, 2017
The body of this beer sported a typical IPA color of peachy amber with the ample carbonation feeding a two finger thick head. The aroma was citric, herbal, and floral, with a touch of vanilla. The taste was a classic IPA with grapefruit, caramel, and apricots. The oak aging was very subtle, adding toasty and vanilla accents that were in more of a supportive role rather than the stars of the show. The body was light, crisp, and very drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VastActiv (6370) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 20, 2017
Tap at Leons Full Service, Decatur. Colour is deep slightly cloudy orange with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, tropical fruits, hops and malts. Pretty good.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dorkenstein (504) - - FEB 18, 2017
Aromas of floral hops, pineapple, passion fruit, and cracker malts. Taste is pineapple, passion fruit, cracker malt, floral hops, and toasted oak.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dogfish120love (1291) - Westfield, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 5, 2017
Pours a bright orange with a white lacing. Aroma is citrus, orange and grapefruit. Palate is sticky and boozy and flavor is sweet. Kind of a messy

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SG111 (1613) - New York, USA - JAN 21, 2017
Canned 12/12/16. Pours very filtered golden orange color. Off white head. Aroma is oak, smells like used fireworks, oak, some citrus. Flavor is oak, sugar sweetness, some orange, some vanilla sweetness. Its not bad, but that oak is over the top.

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