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RATINGS: 194   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Jaw-Jacker balances our finest malted barley with a bit-o-wheat and is complimented with a citrus hop kick and just the right amount of cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice for a nice marriage of pumpkin pie and beer. Made in the fall to celebrate the changing of the season.


2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
lebshiff21 (174) - Skippack, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 8, 2008
Draft at Capone’s. In a word, forgettable. The nose has nothing but alcohol, empty alcohol. Across the palate a bit of pumpkin pie spice lingers, nothing jumps out - a slight hint of pumpkin. Not something I would try again.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
WeeHeavySD (3360) - San Diego (Hillcrest), Oregon, USA - DEC 20, 2008
12oz from Chevy Chase. Looked like another Fall Pumpkin Seasonal.. Pours orange with a 1 thin tan head. Nose is all spice and nutmeg with zero pie for me. Taste has pumpkin in it but overall is on the ehh side for me.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
markwise (4429) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - FEB 16, 2009
Pours a hazy brown-orange with an off-white head. Nose is malt, yeast, spices, and a bit heavy in allspice. A bit heavy on mouthfeel for a pumpkin ale. Flavor starts off with a peppery bite followed by citrus, orange peel, sour, and some barely noticeable pumpkin. Finish lingers with pepper and sour. Interesting, but most noticeable pumpkin flavor is only a memory that reoccurs after the beer is gone.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Crash (531) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - OCT 7, 2009
No notes on this beer. I had several beers where I was only able to kind of take small notes and therefore everyone suffers.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
pfriesen (110) - Richmond Hill, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 29, 2009
Arcadia Jaw-Jacker, a pumpkin spiced ale but no pumpkin - Pours an orangey-amber with off white head that dissipates to a rim of lacing fairly quickly. Overwhelming cinnamon aroma, which features strongly in the flavour profile but nutmeg and malt bread are quite discernible too. Finishes with some nice citrus hops. Mouthfeel is good, but this beer while having the basics, just doesnít have unity.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcr (2187) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - DEC 13, 2009
Draft. Ginger Man, NYC. Deep amber body with a creamy, off-white head. The aroma is spicy as one would expect with notes of cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice. The flavor is lightly to moderately sweet and lightly bitter. It finishes lightly sweet and lightly to moderately bitter. Pumpkin spice tastes with notes of caramel. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. Seems overly spiced just like so many other pumpkin beers.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Spookgolds (241) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 23, 2011
Bottle from craft beer outlet. Smells and tastes of spices, but not too much pumpkin. Pretty good, not great.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
nickd717 (3471) - San Francisco, California, USA - OCT 24, 2011
12oz bottle. Pours a nice clear orangish amber color with a long-lasting off-white head. The aroma has big pumpkin pie spices, cinnamon and nutmeg, with a bit of sweet caramel malt. Flavor is like a pumpkin ale thatís a bit overspiced and doesnít have any pumpkin. Caramel malt and big spiced notes, with lots of cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice. I donít like the mouthfeel much, as the spices linger a little more than Iíd like and itís a bit thin. Mediocre overall.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
wlajwl (3771) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - DEC 5, 2013
Aroma is spices and perfumed sour/sweetness, canít tell if its pumpkin or yam. The flavor is spices, citrus, mild wheat notes and the same sour/sweetness from the aroma in the finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
boxofrane (2062) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 7, 2013
Draft at beer fest. Pours clear orange with a medium sized white head. The aroma has pumpkin puree but limited spices. The taste is light pumpkin, not complex.


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