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Free State Black Jack Porter


Brewed by Free State Brewing Company
Lawrence, Kansas USA
Style: Imperial/Strong Porter | Ratings: 50 | Alcohol: 7.9%
This Baltic-Style Porter marries the chocolate character of an English Porter with the strength more typical of an Imperial Stout. The lager yeast employed lends a smoothness and neutrality not typically seen in a Porter. Named for the Battle of Black Jack between John Brown’s men and the pro-slavery forces of Henry C. Pate in a Black Jack oak grove near Baldwin City in 1856.
O.G. - 18.25ºP/1.073
Hops - Northern Brewer and Saaz

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