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Tipples Jacks Revenge
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Style: English Strong Ale
Norwich, England

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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Jack's Revenge is a very deep, dark strong ale with a long malty finish. Its strength is well balanced by a carefully chosen hop blend. Goes well with roast beef. One of a trilogy of beers based upon ghost stories from the Norfolk Broads.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Plovmand (6489) - Helsinge, DENMARK - AUG 29, 2008
Bottle at Ulfborg RB tasting. Thanks Brugmansia! Poured dark brown with no head. Roasty aroma with some chocolate. Flavour is roasty malts with coffee and chocolate notes. No carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (13923) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 26, 2008
50cl bottle. Pours black with no head or lacings. Nose is roast - chocolate & coffee. Very thin & ashy. Low carbonation. Drinkable!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (11184) - Kolding, DENMARK - AUG 25, 2008
Bottle @ TFODRBSG, Ulfborg, 2008.
[thank you, Brugsmansia/fonefan]
Pours clear broen with virtually no head. Aroma is sweet, light chocolate and coffee with some toffee notes. Flat and a little bit thin. Flavour is dry, lots of roasted notes giving way to sweet chocolate and coffee in fine balance.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DonMagi (5596) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2008
Cask at paisley beer fest. Alround rating: Malty toffee, peppery floural grapefruit, full bodyied, peppery hop, spicey very appealing.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichardGretton (4247) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2008
Bottle. Blackish/purple beer with a sweet milky chocolate and roasted aroma. The flavour is quite watery at the finish, but at the beginning it is roasted, milky chocolate and slightly bitter. Overall an average beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
johndoughty (3994) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 3, 2008
Bottle. Dark almost black with a medium body. Malty but with an astringency that gives it a slightly sulphuric aftertaste. If it wasn’t for this it would have scored higher. Interesting story on the label.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29335) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 22, 2007
Cask at GBBF 2007, CBoB firkin. A hazy dark brown beer. The flavor is sweet malty with strong notes of caramel and lighter notes of chocolate. The flavor is sweet malty with notes of caramel and chocolate - like ice cream topping.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rastacouere (6130) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 25, 2007
Considering the style, Scores ranging from 1 to 5, 5 being the most intense
Appearance:
Body:   Clear(1)->Murky(5) : 4     Light Brown(1)->Pitch Black(5) : 3     Still(1)->Sparkling(5) : 2
Head:   None(1)->Large(5) : 2   Off-White(1)->Dark Brown(5) : 2   Lasting: 2   Lacing : 2   Nitro : XX
Aroma:
Intensity : 2  
Yeast : 3   Bread : 2   Apple : XX   Tropical Fruits : XX   Ink : XX   Tar : XX   Olives : XX   DMS : XX
Malt : 4   Biscuity : 3   Burnt Toast : 3   Caramel : XX   Nuts : 3   Pumpernickel : XX   Cereals : 2   Coffee : 3   Dark Chocolate : 2   Vanilla : XX   Grapes : XX   Blackberries : XX   Cherries : XX
Hops : 3   Noble(1)->American(5) : 3   Leafy : 2   Floral : 2   Lemon/Lime : XX   Grapefruit : 2 Orange : XX   Herbal : XX   Pine/Spruce/Resin : XX
Notes :   Earth : XX   Wood : XX   Mint : XX   Smoke : XX   Soy : XX   Bourbon : XX   Anise : XX
Flavor:
Initial Flavor : Dry(1)->Sweet(5) : 3   Finish Dry(1)->Sweet(5) : 2   Sourness : XX   Lactic : XX   Bitterness : 2   Complex : XX   Length : XX
Palate:
Light(1)->Full(5) : 2   Flat(1)->Fizzy(5) : 2   Clean : XX   Sharp : XX   Watery : XX   Oily : XX   Chalk : 1   Astringent : XX   Alcohol : XX   Mineral : 2   Oxidation : XX   Metallic : XX

Comments: A bold and impressive ale with strong coffee tones and above average yeastiness.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sm89walt (1757) - Northern Beaches, Sydney, AUSTRALIA - OCT 24, 2007
500ml bottle bought from The Little Beer Shop, Norfolk. Comes with an interesting story on the bottle - a nice touch. Dark brown - nearly black - in colour with a thin tan head that creates a nice lacing. Once poured, this beer unearths sweet blackberry notes with some roasted malt aromas in the background. The aromas translate into the flavour giving the tongue tones of lightly sour red berries and hints of wood. Quite carbonated yet smooth on the palate. Sharp and dry finish with a slight sour end resonating from the berry characters. A bit fruitier than I had anticipated, but this is a quality Norfolk ale.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (35077) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 11, 2007
Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 2007, London. Clear dark brown color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, light brown head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, fruit. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average to long duration. Body is light to medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is flat.


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