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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.29/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
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A Dry Stout. It is our lightest bodied beer as well as our lowest in alcohol we produce. Much like Guiness, our Black Jack offers more roast notes with de-bittered patent malt flavor. Served on nitrogen to produce a rich, creamy head.


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3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GTown (127) - New York, USA - FEB 6, 2007
Tap at McGregor’s. Pours dark brown with tan creamy head (classic Guinness appearance). Aroma was negligible. Notable chocolate notes. Roasted malt flavors are more apparent this year. If directly compared to Guinness, I will take this as a session stout any day.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
generallee08 (523) - New York, USA - JUL 4, 2014
It was black as night, thick and opaque. The nitro tap creates a thick and very creamy dark tan head. This smooth tightly packed head lasts forever and coats the glass with lace as I drink. The aroma has a dark roasted/toasted malt character with notes bitter bakers chocolate, earthy minerals and light herbal hops. The easiest way to describe it is to call it Guinness’s bigger brother. It has a good medium body with nice roasted and toasted maltiness which briefly hints at some sweetness. There are flavor notes of bitter dark chocolate and dark roasted coffee with a mineral edge that seems to come with all nitro tapped beers. The hops also add some light herbal notes and pleasant bitter dryness. Its texture and carbonation are extremely smooth and velvety.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SudsMcDuff (5789) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - AUG 31, 2012
Had on draft @ the Ellicottville brewpub in Ellicottville, NY .. . pours a deep brown .. light foam .. . light guinness syrup .. light roast .. a bit weak but its going down nicely .. . . Just tell me what’s wrong with the freakin’ show!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
KornDogg (521) - Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 5, 2009
BLACK JACK OATMEAL STOUT. On Nitro. Roasted Oat Aroma. Dark body medium tan head. Very creamy. Roasted malt flavors with oat. Hints of oak or bourbon.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cdugo (31) - , Texas, USA - APR 26, 2009
Pours with a thick, creamy head due to the nitro. Pleasant roast aroma and flavors.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopson (635) - Williamsville, New York, USA - SEP 12, 2008
draft- nice- little in the way of carbonation which is the bar’s fault- I did not find this to be all that dry. Nice porter like qualities- chocolate, coffee flavors- not much in the way of roast, but tasty regardless.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cbkschubert (2900) - BFE, Arizona, USA - JUL 11, 2008
On tap @ brewpub (on nitro) - Pours a dark brown color with a nice light tan creamy head. Aroma is roasted malt. Flavor is roasted malt and chocolate. Medium body. The beer was smooth and not too dry. My favorite of the beers I tried at the brewpub.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
strangaj (250) - West Chester, Ohio, USA - JAN 28, 2008
Even medium bodied. Nice roast flavor that isn’t overbearing. Not a whole lot to it, but not offensive

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
swoopjones (5603) - Buffalo, New York, USA - DEC 2, 2007
On tap @ EBC. Pours a milky black with akhaki head. Creamy, medium body. Milky tasting. Some roastiness. ok

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
zach8270 (3366) - Henrietta, New York, USA - SEP 16, 2005
UPDATED: DEC 13, 2008 [nitro draft at MacGregor’s - Henrietta, NY] Very nice looking... creamy tan head on top of a black pour. The aroma was a little stale, kind of like burnt hops mixed with some ash. The taste wasn’t all that great. Very ashy and thin, even for a nitro. Some roasted malts and chocolate in it, but not enough for me. I think I might be done with the nitro stouts.


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