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Adnams Jack Brand Innovation

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Brewed by Adnams
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Southwold, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 290   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottled; Occasional. Originally brewed as a one off to celebrate the opening of our new brewhouse and our new distribution centre, we have decided to repeat the beer again in 2009. It came first in its class at the 2008 World beer awards and has also won a Gold medal at the 2008 BBI (British Bottlers Institute) awards. The beer was created under the direction of our Chairman, Jonathan Adnams, whose instruction was to ‘Brew something to wow me’. The beer, our version of an American IPA, is brewed with a blend of Wheat and Pale ale malts to give a spicy, biscuity undertone to the beer, but it is in the hops where the beer really shines. A blend of hops from England, Slovenia and America (namely Boadicea, Columbus and Stryian Goldings) combine to give a wonderful grapefruit and tropical fruit aroma and bitterness that is balanced by the sweetness of the barley.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
esox (1027) - Oulu, FINLAND - JUL 23, 2014
Draught. Clear, golden to light amber color, thin lacy head. Sweet fruity and herbal hops, fresh citrus, a hint of gooseberry. Very nice aroma, indeed! Slightly bready malts with a hint of toast, some residual sweetness but not too much. Mellow, fruity and slightly resiny bitterness in the finish. Round, slightly flat texture. Feels malty without excessive sweetness. Very good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
miquelcrush (1273) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUL 15, 2014
Bona cervesa, és bastant equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, es bastante equilibrada y sabrosa.

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
SilverfoX (217) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2014
floral, citrus, grass aromas from an orange coloured body, thin white head, light sweetness, lightly bitter, very mild orange flavour and thats it very bland for an ipa and its strength.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
crlnts (214) - SWITZERLAND - JUL 11, 2014
Eggshell average diminishing head. Clear golden. Aroma is lemon, biscuit. Soft carbonation. Average bitterness balanced by sweetness. A bit harsh & grassy aftertaste.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Braastad (384) - FINLAND - JUL 11, 2014
Clear and golden, not much head. Aroma has tropical fruit and malts though not much. Flavor is thin, watery, little bitter, malty. Very little fruity hops.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjs (4498) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 8, 2014
(Keg at Rotterdam, 20140708) The beer poured deep golden and clear. Its head was medium sized and white. Aroma had fruitiness, citricness and malts. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were fruitiness, pine, tartness, malts and bitterness. Afteraste was hoppy, mildly acrid and bitter. A bit unbalanced but still ok hoppy pale ale.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 7/20
tigulli (6) - - JUN 29, 2014 does not count
Litt smak av humle. Ok men mangler litt... Korn, korn, roasty, roasty, roasty, korn, korn

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
melush (526) - SPAIN - JUN 27, 2014
Botella de 33 cl, adquirida en Cerveceria Internacional. Sabor a malta, dulce, ligeramente citrico y a lupulo.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tiong (3682) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUN 26, 2014
Draught @Black Door, Helsinki

Pours dark orange with a smooth head. Aroma of fruits, grass, citrus and malts. Taste is fresh, crisp and grassy with some maltiness. Finish is malty and grassy with some crisp bitterness. Okay.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Excalibur123 (117) - Soria, SPAIN - JUN 11, 2014
Vierte color amarillo bronce, con media capa de espuma de burbuja grande que desaparece rápidamente, aromas a galleta, pomelo con toques resinosos y flores; entrada en boca suave con amargor moderado que se va disipando en poco tiempo; cuerpo y carbónico ligeros, largo pos gusto tornándose dulce según se calienta, ipa inglesa diferente e interesante.


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