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RATINGS: 108   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
As a daddy-to-be and a recent graduate of Oregon State Universitys Brewing Sciences program, Jason celebrates his inner college student and his soon-to-be new station in life with Big Daddy J. According to Jason, BDJ is a malt liquor that is simple and delicious. Its golden in color and hopped with Hallertau Hersbrucker hops, perfectly balanced so that its clean and drinkable smoothness makes that 8 percent alcohol go down so easily. Full Sails Brewers Share beers will only be available on tap at Full Sails Tasting Room and Pub in Hood River, Oregon, and at Full Sails Brewery at Riverplace, in Portland, Oregon.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
alcaponejunior (438) - Texas, USA - FEB 5, 2013
Very happy to have just purchased this beer from Gabriel’s in San Antonio! I can already tell you that I am going to get more of this one just in case they run out! Pours a nice clear tan color with slight orange notes. Head and lacing weren’t bad at all. Aroma is already FAR beyond any malt liquor you’ve ever tried. It’s incredibly complex, assuming from the (probably generous amounts of) Hallertau hops. It’s not overpowering like an IPA, rather more delicate and subtle, but wonderful! I get tons of herbal and grassy notes, a delicate peppery smell, and some fruitiness. It would be impossible to categorize this as a malt liquor if this were blind and you were just going by aroma (and maybe taste, see next paragraph). Flavor... again, WOW! Very nice! The peppery spiciness is more apparent now, as is the fruitiness. Although it’s got some malt-liquor like properties (a little sweet corn, grainy notes, some light alcohol), it’s more between a strong dry pale ale and a very strong, hoppy lager. Body is dry and light, alcohol apparent on the backside, and overall just plain delicious. Just amazing, great flavor, great aroma, great body, great job Full Sail! This is getting a ridiculously high rating because it’s hands down the best American Malt Liquor I’ve ever tried. Rate to style, right? This beer is just amazing and deserves a great rating.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
SPDickerman (1192) - Texas, USA - SEP 24, 2012
Pours clear golden orange with a medium sized off-white head. Smells grainy and hints of sweetness. Taste is sweet, woody, and has a touch of bitterness. Light-bodied with a smooth texture and lightly fizzy mouth-carbonation, Full Sail Brewer’s Share Big Daddy J’s Malt Liquor finishes a little sweet and a little dry.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerZack (288) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - SEP 28, 2012
I mean, what am I judging this against, Schlitz? Olde E? This is not bad comparatively, people.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (8108) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - OCT 18, 2012
Pours a deep to medium gold .. medium foam .. light lacing .. . dumptruck .. . amazingly clean .. . light hay and sweetness .. . no harsh attributes at all, like a bigger golden ale .. . this is awesome stuff! .. . . i’ve written 6 books! they’ve only published 4....

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
riversideAK (6160) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - JAN 8, 2013
nose of bread corn sugar and a light earthy hop note. golden pour nice lasting white head. flavors of corn bread toast sugars all balanced with a crisp earthy hop note. light alcohol as well. delicious example of the style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rejtable (2323) - Ontario, CANADA - DEC 17, 2014
Pours clear goldent limited head and lacing. Nose is bourbon vanilla and cereal. Tasets are light bitter, light sweet. Medium body with medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pdx77 (1483) - Oregon, USA - JAN 18, 2013
From 22 ounce bottle (had on draught once at their Hood River location). My first ever malt liquor. Pleasantly surprised. Sweet caramel, peach, and pear taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
legion242 (2344) - Richardson, Texas, USA - SEP 25, 2012
One of the better craft malt liquors I have had. Popured a dark urine with a thin, thin head. Nose of corn. A bit hot across the palate, but I found it appropriate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (16057) - Dublin, California, USA - DEC 13, 2012
Clear golden pour with a small white head. Pretty authentic malt liquor aroma here. Sweet grain, a bit of malt, apple juice, and corn sugar. Quite a bit more hoppy than most, though. A bit citrusy even. Sweet corn sugar, apple, grain, and bread. A hint of alcohol, mild pears, and some hints of citrus. Pretty nice hop character, too.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mlunger12 (645) - Orlando, Florida, USA - FEB 21, 2013
22oz bomber! This isn’t a bad Malt Likka. Corn on the nose, but a good bit of hoppy earthiness and a smooth finish. Does the job, every time.

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