RATINGS: 1840   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89/5   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cafgen (209) - California, USA - APR 19, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 18, 2014 Dark orange color with a small head. Aroma is pine, citrus, grapefruit and hops. Taste is citrus with a nice hoppiness that ends with a nice bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.9
Skarecrow (749) - North Shore, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - JUL 24, 2017
330ml can Hazy gold pour with decent creamy head. Grapefruit & pine aroma. Medium bitterness with forward hop palate and subtle malt finish. Nice one.

3.9
StevieT (2013) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 21, 2017
From a bottle. Delicous but maltier than expected, hard to tell when we get a bottle that has travelled half the world if that’s what they intended.

4.1
captivaboy (17) - Captiva, Florida, USA - JUL 19, 2017
An excellent balance of malt and citrusy hops, smoothe to the palate, and immensely drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
DavidWoodruff (624) - Windsor, California, USA - JUL 17, 2017
Deep gold with an off-white head. Citrus and pine aroma and flavor. Malty up front with a long bitter finish. Medium to full bodied. A nice aggressive IPA

4.2
NiklasT (41) - SWEDEN - JUL 15, 2017
Golden, slightly amber apparence. Aroma fruity, hoppy. Full bodied, with a perfect balance between fruity sweetness and a marked bitter ending. Excellent, classic west coast IPA.

4.5
pachecoweld (15) - California, USA - JUL 13, 2017
Just getting into IPA style beers and I’m glad I started with this one. Nose is sweet grape fruit, tropical fruit and a bit of floral. Taste is a good kick of grapefruit and tangerine with enough malt to balance it out nicely. Finish is slightly bitter but not too aggressive. Just a tad dry finish but not overwhelming. Tastes like a pale 31 on steroids. Really enjoyed this one.

3.7
macca147 (190) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUL 8, 2017
355ml bottle. Pours a clear honey gold with a thin white head. Aroma: Citrus, grapefruit, biscuity malt, caramel. Taste: Citrus, grapefruit, pine flavours dominate. Mild biscuity malt, caramel, honey flavours. Mild sweetness that lingers on the palate. Thin bodied. Mild carbonation. Very tasty beer.

3.5
17Beer (354) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 7, 2017
Nice classic hops smell. Pours golden orange with a white fast dissipating head. Nice tastes of citrus and pine. Medium biting sour finish. Basic mouth feel and medium carbonation. Like all Firestones its a solid effort and a balanced fine example of the style. Dependable.

3.4
dambor (700) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUL 5, 2017
Pours dark orange with medium head. Aroma: citrus, pine and a bit of grass. Taste: pine dominates, followed by citrus and some tropical fruit. Dry, nice hoppy palate.

4.3
Excalibur123 (495) - Soria, SPAIN - JUN 24, 2017
Amarillo oro con media cabeza de espuma de larga retención en copa; aromas a caramelo, fruta tropical, resina, lúpulo y hoja de pino; en boca entrada media con fuerte y redondeado amargor, cuerpo medio pleno y acertada carbonatación, largo retrogusto con agradable amargor, acabando seca, notas a resina y cítricos, excelente y equilibrada cerveza, correcta en estilo.


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