Brewed by Lervig Aktiebryggeri
Style: American Pale Ale
Stavanger, Norway


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RATINGS: 453   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
Lucky Jack is just about the perfect beer for summer. Grapefruit, tropical fruits and citrus flavours from the Citra and Amarillo hops are apparent in the aroma and taste. But we decided to go one step further and actually make it the perfect summer beer. Beginning this spring (2016), we’re adding grapefruit juice to some of our Lucky Jack tanks. Now you can have all the flavour of Lucky Jack with a twist: a perfect medley of citrus from the addition of grapefruit juice. It’s beautifully refershing on a hot summer day on the deck or at the beach.

Malts: Pilsner and Caramel.
Hops. Perle, Citra, Amarillo, Chinook.

Aroma: grapfruit and citrus.

Food pairings: BBQ chicken and ribs, tortillas and guachamole, fresh fruit salad.Inspirert av iddisen Senior, Stavanger Norway.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SinH4 (3190) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - FEB 27, 2016
Hazy orange color with white head. Grassy hops and grapefruit. Taste is dry, grapefruit marmalade, grassy. Good!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
graham_murphy (616) - - FEB 27, 2016
Lovely classic APA. Hops give grapefruit and citrus with some pine and exotic fruit notes. A little caramel sweetness from the fairly light malt in front of the mildly bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Linnet (1687) - Karlstad, SWEDEN - FEB 27, 2016
Citric, grapefruity, bready, pine, Grass, amber colour, small white, head. Medium bite, lightly sweet, short finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
iratebeer_de (2) - - FEB 26, 2016 does not count
Very nice APA, see also http://iratebier.de/index.php/2016/02/26/lucky-jac

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ston3s42 (195) - - FEB 25, 2016
Golden orangeish colour, and creamy head. Tastes of caramely hops, krokan, grass, bitterness from carrot and some smoke. Light-medium body, soft carbonation, and a bitter aftertaste. A bit too bitter with not much other tastes, but good for its price

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Flanfl (628) - Lyon, FRANCE - FEB 18, 2016
Clear golden body, medium white head. Aroma of citrus, grapefruits, ripe exotic fruits, pine. Flavours of citrus, grapefruits, pine, ripe exotic fruits, bitter backbone. Finish is bitter, citrudy, slightly piney. Medium body, hight carbo. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheCametron (2369) - CZECH REPUBLIC - FEB 14, 2016
Bottle brought back from Dresden by Rachel. Cheers pal. Pours clear Golden with a White head. Flowery hop aroma and a grainy malt background. A bit of citrus. Dry finish. OK

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jorn69 (2725) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - FEB 12, 2016
UPDATED: MAR 5, 2016 Backlog, early amateur rating! Sample @ Malmö Öl & Whisky Festival 20130420. Hoppy, fruity and dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
cervmagpt (670) - PORTUGAL - FEB 9, 2016
Review based on the BJCP2015 guidelines (style 18B). Bottle 33 cl - Batch KL09:39. AROMA: moderate hop aroma with floral / tropical notes (passionfruit, some grapefruit). Almost neutral background with a slight sweet malty presence. APPEARANCE: gold color and clear. moderate white head, creamy, with medium to good retention. TASTE: moderate hop flavor similar to aroma, dominating the presentation, with floral / tropical notes (mild passionfruit, faint grapefruit). Almost neutral grainy malt background, with a very faint sweetness to support hops. Moderate bitterness that lasts beyond a semi-dry finish. PALATE: medium-light body with moderate carbonation. no hop astrngency. OVERALL: a very nice American Pale ale with good hop presence, good drinkability and with a more neutral malt presence.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nonshaugen (462) - Fetsund, NORWAY - FEB 7, 2016
33 cl, can conditioned. Golden amber, creamy one-finger off-white head medium carbonation, LOTS of sediments giving it a murky/dirty appearance. Aroma-wise the american hops hit your nose within a second after you crack the can open. It’s piny, grassy and citrusy. Mouthfeel is dry, dank, sticky Taste is hoppy and bitter, grapefruit up front. And maybe some flavours from the yeast, I’m not sure. Not the best APA around.

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