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Bluejacket The Expat
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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 3.44/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   IBU: 21   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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This contemporary take on the modern French classic has malt-driven notes of toffee, almonds, dark bread & golden raisins spiked with elderberries & a hint of elderflower.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bytemesis (3321) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - FEB 27, 2014
Clear reddish amber, small beige head, lasting with nice lacing. Aroma is lots of raisins, pop tarts, plums, floral undertones, musk melon. Flavor is less interesting, medium sweet and somewhat harshly bitter. Medium body, low carbonation. Lingering bitterness on the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (9839) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Tap at the brewery. Pours clear dark amber with a medium, frothy off-white head, medium retention with light lacing. Aroma is elderberry, cookie and light toast malt, dates and plums with faint earthy hops. Flavor is malt forward with medium elderberry notes, bright plums, faint hops and no bitterness with a sweet finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
coolpop (1395) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - JAN 19, 2014
Draft at the brewery. Poured pale amber with a medium-sized off-white head. Aroma and flavor were elderberry (smelled just like a light St. Germain!), cherry, raisin, light honey, caramel and toffee. Lightly tart. Mouthfeel was on the thick side. Quite good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Iphonephan (3354) - McLean, Virginia, USA - JAN 3, 2014
On draft at Bluejacket DC. Pours a clear amber with an off white head. Spicy nose. Flavors of cherry and butterscotch. Medium bodied. Moderate carbonation. Smooth, crisp finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
radagast83 (4753) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - DEC 12, 2013
Draft at the brewery. Poured a ruby amber color with an off-white head. Aroma was light fruits, berries, earthy hop notes. Plenty of sweet malts, berries, floral notes. Pretty nice.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (11568) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 12, 2013
Draft. Medium beige head atop hazy copper body. Aroma is moderately sweet, berry, some tart, caramel, light orange. Taste is moderately sweet, berry, some orange, tartness. Light-medium body, light stickiness.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (12341) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 9, 2013
Draft at the source. Hazy reddish amber color, bright off white head. Aroma of floral berry perfume. Taste is earthy berries. Very nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
snoworsummer (2203) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 1, 2013
Taster at the brewery. Pours hazy reddish copper with a thin off white head. Tastes like malt, toffee, nuts, lightly floral, musky, dry. Light/medium body and low carbonation. Smells floral and like light berries and herbs.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sonnycheeba (3607) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 1, 2013
Tap at brewery. Pours Mostly clear copper/amber with creamy off-white head. Aroma is mixed berries, raisins, bready malts, floral notes, and light toffee. Flavor is dry malt base, some dark fruit esters, and dry woody notes; dry finish. Light/medium body and low carbonation.


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