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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.44/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Mac & Jackís IPA is a refreshing, smooth, and balanced India Pale Ale. Using a variety of specialty malts and plenty of locally grown Yakima valley hops, we have created an IPA that has great hop flavor without being bitter. Pale roasted malts give our IPA a deep golden hue, and solid malt backbone, which nicely compliments its crisp hop finish. Copious quantities of hops are added very late in the boil giving the beer its floral aroma and hop forward character.


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2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 24, 2011
Mac & Jackís Brewery 2011 Two Tun IPA. 4 oz. Taster @ Fremont, Seattle Hop Scotch Beer & Scotch Festival on 4/2/2011. 7.00% ABV. 70 IBUís. Foamy lacy white head. Clear bright rich amber color. Big herbal floral hop front. Dry sweet thin textured toasted caramel hop resin rich piney body. Dry bitter hop spice end. Hoppy, but totally unbalanced with missing malt. (2.0 / 5.0)


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BoltonDK (556) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 11, 2013
Tap in Seattle airport. Malty nose vitrus hay Hazy amber color one finger white head. Medium to full body, malty small bubbles citrus, pine Real nice ipa :) Bolton Brew.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Prufrockstar (915) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 10, 2013
Draft at africa lounge. Poured into frozen glass, cold enough that there's slush in the glass. Going to let it sit as long as I can, but i have a plane to catch and unlike African amber which is on tap everywhere in Seattle, I don't know when I'll see this again outside of the airport. Amber color, dense white foam head that lasts forever. Aroma: tropical citrus, pine, caramel underneath. Taste: light-moderate sweetness, biscuit, dank hop bitterness in the finish. palate: medium body, lively carbonation; still so cold. finish duration neither short nor long. Overall: I hate flying. Thank goodness for alcohol. A perfectly reasonable ipa for 9:00 am. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Smurf2055 (1399) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 1, 2012
Pours a light amber with a small head. Smell is fruity, almost berry like. Taste is tropical and refreshing, very unique, bit of pine on the end. The more you drink, the less good it gets. Not bad, better than I remembered.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (30908) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 12, 2012
From tap at African Lounge, SeaTac airport. Pours hazy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is fruity hoppy, light toasted malty and caramelish. Medium sweet flavoured, light bitter and crisp hops fruity. Ends bitter and light citrusy.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerona97 (2397) - Washington, USA - FEB 1, 2012
Sample at brewery. Hazy gold, lots of floral and citrus aroma with some pine. Taste has a great balance of bitter hop and floral/tropical hop. Nice texture and carbonation. Really great beer.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bradleypariah (7) - Arizona, USA - DEC 28, 2011 does not count
This really is an IPA... and thatís all itís got to itís credit. I feel like Iím drinking soap.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
22415brewery (371) - redmond, Washington, USA - OCT 15, 2011
UPDATED: MAR 31, 2012 Pours a very light straw with quickly dissipating head. Fairly clear in the glass. Aroma hints at powdered sugar, grapefruit, lemony citrus, and light notes of passionfruit. Little to no malt presence, although a big note of biscuit. Well attenuated IPA, high level of carbonation for the style. Finishes fairly dry, little to no off flavors. Quite different than their namesake flagship ale, which could be considered a good thing. Above average for an IPA but nothing noteworthy or outstanding.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BK7 (730) - Turner, Oregon, USA - OCT 9, 2011
On tap at Ventiís South. An average India Pale Ale. Mild hop flavor and a mild bitterness that did not linger.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TomTiedemann (251) - Levittown, New York, USA - SEP 16, 2011
On tap at afrika lounge in sea tac airport. Poured golden orange gaze, very light off white head. Northwest hops in full effect with taste of grass and mint in the hop. Name says it all

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
raphael (876) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 25, 2011
Light amber orange with thin but persistent off-white head. Strong citrus aroma with some oak & caramel. Odd sour flavor mixed with the bitter, tween legend & grapefruit, occasional hints of peachy sweet, still an unrelenting bitterness. Very light in the mouth, Very bitter finish.


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