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Hunterís Black Jack

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Brewed by Hunterís
Style: Stout
Newton Abbot, England

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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.25/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
Premium strong but light stout that is well balanced with a caramel undertone. Triple hopped using mainly a Bodecia hop with a late addition of Bramley cross adding a refreshing hop aroma


3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beese (2550) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2014
Cask at GBBF 2012. Poured a very dark brown, with a halo of beige head. Aroma of tobacco, weak coffee and dark malt. Roasted malt flavours, with some dark chocolate and berries. Moderate mouthfeel. Finish was earthy grain, liquorice and molasses.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
DruncanVeasey (7315) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - SEP 25, 2014
From The Devon Horde. 500ml. Good as headless ruby- strangely transparent for a stout with low to no condition. Aroma of sweet vegetable crisps, red berries, chocolate, rust and redcurrant. Good flavour despite the flatness with soggy malted milk biscuit spread with Nutella malt notes and an abundance of rust and soapy berry, pomegranate-like fruit. Not stout, not conditioned but a decent beer nonetheless.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BlackHaddock (4115) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2013
Bottle conditioned 500ml: BBD 1st May 14, poured into an Abbot Ale glass tankard on 29th Nov 13. Clear ruby red body and thin looking for a regular Stout: itís name should be Ruby Stout maybe. The head was thin to begin with and became a minute wisp and collar within seconds, thatís bad in my eyes, which is a real shame because the body colour is lovely. Aroma wise it gave off milk chocolate esters: like a Cadburyís Creamy Egg. The taste wasnít too far away from that either. It was very Milk Stout, but with semi-skimmed milk, smooth but not uber-smooth: I really took to it. Different and lovely in every way apart from the none-head, what a pity.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
OwainTurner (341) - Leicester, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2013
Like a dark IPA, gorgeous stout. No head and Holly. Sour and fruity. Very nice and would drink again.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (11841) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2013
Cask at GBBF 2012 - London. Pours clear brown with a fine, white cream head. Light toasty malt nose, some burnt leaves. Light to medium sweet flavor with toasty malt character, dirty-leafy bitterness. Light to medium bodied with fine carbonation. Faint dryness to finish, moderate leafy and earthy bitterness, toasty malts. Basic but nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (14104) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2013
Cask gravity at White Cliffs BF 2013. very dark brown thin beige head. A malty beer. Not sure its a stout more a strong dark ale. Yes fine and an unusual style a dark ale

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beesbeer (452) - WALES - JAN 20, 2013
Goodness this stout has pineapple juice in it! The juice makes it light and very drinkable with an elderflower flavour - no hint of pineapple to taste. Stout style malts and vague coffee build up with every mouthful.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
martinrumsam (541) - BARNSTAPLE, Devon, ENGLAND - DEC 19, 2012
Bottle. Dark brown with loose beige head. Aroma is chocolate ,some coffee and roasted malt. Taste is slightly sweet start -some chocolate then some bitterness of roasted malt and hops. Modest carbonation quite thin mouthfeel. Wouldnít call it a stout more like porter.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamesie1857 (1474) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 24, 2012

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35959) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 23, 2012

Cask (gravity) @ 28th Pigs Ear Beer and Cider Festival 2011, at The Round Chapel in Hackney, London, England

Clear dark brown color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, caramel, chocolate, light moderate yeasty, vomit. Flavor is moderate sweet and light moderate bitter with a long duration, berry - bubble gum, sweet dark malt. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20111206]


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