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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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (33333) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (28458) - 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 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25094) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 20, 2008
(Bottle 50 cl) Courtesy of fonefan. Clear reddish brown almost with no head. Aroma of hard roasted malt. Medium body with an almost absent carbonation, hard roasted malts and sweet dried fruit. Has a light malt bitterness in the finish. 230808

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20003) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 28, 2007
Cask@GBBF2007. Dark amber colour, small brown head. Aroma is caramel, wood, some slight roast and a bit of coffee. Flavour is coffee, roasted malts and some wooden hints. Redreshing and nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (18970) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JAN 8, 2009
<i>Bottled at Monk’s Café Wallingatan, Stockholm. </i> Cloudy dark nut brown, small coarse head. Fruity roasty nose with some bubblegum. Fairly sweet with velvetty soft mouthfeel. Chewy, gently roasty malt gives a mouthfilling solid body and pleasant flavors of wheat bread, spuns sugar and chocolate. Gently warming finish with some light coffee bitterness.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (13390) - 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!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cgarvieuk (13196) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 15, 2007
Cask, GBBF 07 ... black ... rich smokey malts ... full roast nose .. lots of roast malts smooth chocolate ...

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
yngwie (12722) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 1, 2008
Bottle, thx to Brugmansia. Pours a clear, dark brown body with just some beige bubbles for a head. Roasted, bonfire sour, dusty nose with some coffee. The flavor isn’t very pleasant, it has a strange sourish bonfire taste, and some coffee and roasted malt pulling in the right direction. Medium body, flat and dry. The finish goes in the same direction as the initial flavor. Gone bad? At least it didn’t suit my palate. (080823)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (12675) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2007
Cask gravity at GBBF 2007, bottled bright and drunk on train home. Very deep ruby with no head. Decent choc and coffee. Good English porter, smooth, rounded. Nice. Superb English portery style beer actually.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (10792) - 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.


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