RateBeer
Home >

Short’s Bourbon Hammer Jack


 No Score 

Requires
more ratings


bottled
available

on tap
unknown

Local Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 2   MEAN: 3.45/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 264   ABV: 8.8%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Pub Brew. Bourbon Hammer Jack is a dark brown Bourbon Barrel Aged Scotch Ale. This beer initially greets your senses with an enticing boozy aroma reminiscent of the liquor for which this style is named. Sweet caramel malt flavors blend well with the excellent toasted vanilla and nutty qualities of the beer. This combination of flavor creates the essence of decadent shortbread. Accompanied by a silky smooth mouthfeel, the beer produces a warming sensation that strongly reminds you of the high alcohol content. As you let the beer warm, traces of smoked malt begin to appear.


3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tectactoe (2346) - Michigan, USA - OCT 28, 2013
UPDATED: APR 24, 2014 Tap: Deep, murky brown color with some mahogany towards the center, offset by a beige & gray tinted, soapy head that lasts only a few seconds. Aroma is full of dark fruit, bourbon, oak, & some sweet Candi sugar. The bourbon opens up in moments, & gains speed pretty quickly. Taste is also very bourbon forward; lots of booze with each sip, borderline hot, plenty of oak, Candi sugar, dark plums, mild chalk, & a hefty toasted bread finish. Decent, but I’m not a huge Scottish Ale fan to begin with, & a heavy bourbon presence doesn’t necessarily help the style out.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bpar73 (533) - Bellaire, Michigan, USA - OCT 25, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 26, 2013 On tap at the brewpub. Dark brown pour with a thin tan head. Lots of bourbon booziness in the aroma and taste. Caramel and nut malts with a smooth finish. Nice sipper.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »





Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50