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Adnams Jack Brand Dry Hopped Lager

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Brewed by Adnams
Style: Pilsener
Southwold, England

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RATINGS: 144   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   IBU: 17   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed with Pilsner malt, this authentic lager is dry hopped with Australian Galaxy hops to create big, bold flavours. It’s then ’lagered’ (cold-conditioned) to produce a full, well-rounded flavour . This golden lager is light, crisp and refreshing with subtle malty flavours and a hoppy aroma of tropical fruits, citrus and passion fruit. (Contains barley). Gold medal winner at the International Beer Challenge 2014


2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
R4N5H (369) - SINGAPORE - AUG 29, 2015
Draught pint at The Galvinisers Union, Bromley-By-Bow on 18-Aug-2015. Hazy pale colour with a medium sized head which dissipates quickly. Light body and medium to high carbonation. Aroma of grain, malt and a faint sniff of pine. Sweet, malt, grain and some fruits. Hop levels are just too subtle. A little too commercial and lacking character.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kauge (757) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 26, 2015
Bottle from a Viking Line ferry. BB 31.10.15. Pours a very clear medium amber with a small off-white head leaving more than little lacing. The nose is almost nearing a pale ale with its sweet and grassy hints of hops (no specific Galaxy character though), but the pils malt comes through rather vigorously, giving it a grainy and almost honey-like aroma. It tastes quite good, like a more floral-sided pilsner with notes of honey and hay, with a bit of a grassy bitterish finish. Active carbonation, slightly watery on the palate with a bit of graininess, and a rather abrupt, bitterish finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsga (6771) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 22, 2015
Medium offwhite head. Clear yellow body with carbonation. Fruity floral perfumy aroma with earthy notes. Sweetish resiny gooseberry and fruit taste with earthy mealy notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, soft mouthfeel. Dryish gooseberry and fruit aftertaste with earthy notes. Interesting. Not very lager-like at first sight. (0.33l bottle, I don’t know where from.)

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
rosenbergh (8690) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 16, 2015
330 ml bottle. BB 31/10/15. (K-Citymarket) Tampere, Finland.
Clear golden color with a small white head. Sweet fruitiness, tropical fruits, melon, mild bitterness and malt in the aroma. The flavor is hops, mild bitterness and sweet malt. Too sweet for me.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
niquillis (1843) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2015
Bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours pale golden with white froth. Bog standard dry hopped, fizzy lager.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
josanguapo (322) - SPAIN - AUG 12, 2015
From zombier. In Duvel glass. After dinner. Nice for a lager, but I expected a bit more aroma. Taste is better, and drinks easily. No foam.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
olsvammel (4237) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUL 30, 2015
Bottle from a cruise ship to Åland. Light hoppy smell with boiled vegetabels. Similar taste. The boiled vegetables was disturbing but the beer was drinkable, but not very enjoyable.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tomcudden (3) - - JUL 28, 2015 does not count
33cl bottle. Smooth finish. Didn’t get any of the promised tropical fruits flavours. Very drinkable nonetheless.

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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sm89walt (1823) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUL 20, 2015
330ml bottle. Pretty good this. Pale lemon yellow with a small and fading white head. Clean, crisp and refreshing without being dull. Lemon, lime, pith and juice. Some biscuity palte malt presence too. Light to medium body, lively mouthfeel and a fresh finish. Hugely sessionable.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Alphadelic (1936) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 18, 2015
The nose is very muted for a dry-hopped beer. Just a light herbal thing. It is watery in flavour with just a mild straw-like flavor and tinge of grassy hop. Not very impressive.


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