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Sail & Anchor Jack Tar Imperial stout

Sail & Anchor Brewery
Formerly brewed at Gage Roads Brewing Company

Style: Imperial Stout
Fremantle, Australia
Serve in Snifter


on tap


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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.63/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
Fremantle brewing maestros, Sail & Anchor, have released a limited edition Imperial Stout just in time for the cooler months - the perfect winter warmer. The Stout itself is characterised by a strong malt character and a deep, palate covering caramel sweetness which plays ever brilliantly well with the hop bitterness which come in at 60 IBUs. Notes of espresso coffee and dark chocolate finish off this dark and refreshing Imperial Stout that is a perfect match for a dark chocolate dessert or an open fire.

imaragingbull's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
imaragingbull (572) - Sydney, - MAY 30, 2013
Bottle. Pours opaque black with big fluffy tan head and lace. Aromas of caramel, cream, chocolate, coffee, toast and floral + citrus hops giving an almost orange chocolate sweet nose with some yeast esters hinting with some definite pitted fruit christmas cake aroma. Complex, medium full body, boozy notes up front with a malty chocolate, banana, light toast and near Belgian-esq. yeast clove and christmas cake/pitted fruit esters. Finishes lightly roasty acrid with a lingering coffee and complex malt sweetness rounding out.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (7810) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 3, 2015
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours black, light chocolate and liquorice, slight bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bmeup (588) - Ormeau, AUSTRALIA - APR 26, 2014
Excellent example of a Imperial Stout, malty, chocolate, toffee and roasty with a balanced hop bitterness. From DM’s Beenleigh

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dredd (742) - Bentleigh, AUSTRALIA - APR 9, 2014
oh boy I am a sucker for an Imperial Stout. Licorice, chocolate, cocoa and a hint of cherry on the nose. Palate has all the same flavours and a hint of oiliness and alcohol heat on the end. Good bitterness at the end and a long slightly drying finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Iphonephan (4994) - McLean, Virginia, USA - MAR 26, 2014
From a 640 ml bottle shared in Sydney. Pours a clear dark cola with a thin tan head. Aroma of coffee and chocolate. Notes of tobacco and licorice. Medium heavy bodied, low carbonation, bitter roasted finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Choos (688) - Taylors Hill, AUSTRALIA - FEB 13, 2014
Aroma: some malt and smoke App : pitch black, tiny tan head Flavour: sweet lightly metallic and choc malt. Palate: long sweet and smokey finish ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Shark_Pants (501) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 3, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 2, 2014 640ml bottle from Dan Murphy’s. Pours dark, dark brown with small ruby highlights. Aromas of dark chocolate, black coffee, Vegemite, brown sugar. Taste is bitter dark chocolate, black instant coffee, with a light caramel sweetness. Medium-bodied. Enjoyable and solid RIS but needs a more complex coffee flavour & a bit fuller & creamier body to elevate it to world class status. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Unm4rk3d (86) - Adelaide, AUSTRALIA - NOV 1, 2013
A coke looking stout, sweet smelling. Not very creamy, has a sweet taste with a hint of bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mkel07 (4522) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - OCT 13, 2013
650ml bottle from Dan Murphy’s. It might look like tar but it tastes a whole lot better. Thick black colour in the glass with a full thick mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dervock (673) - Emu plains, AUSTRALIA - OCT 5, 2013
Bottle - pours black with a tan head. Roast malt, chocolate and burnt sugar. Coffee, burnt sugar and malt taste. Long dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rangi (661) - NEW ZEALAND - SEP 25, 2013
A really nice full imperi stout. Pitch black off white head. Flavour of chocolate mocha and superb roast malts. Smooth

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