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RATINGS: 225   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 309   ABV: 10.31%
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Jacked is brewed with fresh pumpkin and fall spices and has been aging in Oak barrels for 6 months. The oak barrels add subtle nuances of toasted vanilla and bourbon notes. With an ABV of 10.31% (a play on the date of Halloween), Jacked is a big, unique pumpkin ale.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (3804) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 29, 2013
750ml bottle in a tulip. Pours brown/copper with a lacy, beige head. Aroma of light oak, some pumpkin, lightly roasted malts, a little chocolate and spices, some vanilla, and light bitterness. Flavor the same with a good blend of it all. Average to smooth texture. A pretty good pumpkin beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
merc7186 (1997) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Aroma: Vanilla, Pumpkin, Mild Oakey Appearance: Amber Hue, Passes Some Light, White Head, Some Lacing Taste: Vanilla, Pumpkin, Mild Allspice, Mildly Oakey Mouthfeel: Decent Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Spicy

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alexsdad06 (5342) - Ohio, USA - OCT 25, 2013
750 ml bottle shared with the wife. Pours a clear dark mahogany color with a medium sized off white head. The aroma and flavor have sweet pumpkin with a nice balance of spices, oak, very subtle bourbon notes, vanilla, mildly toasted malts and caramel. Too drinkable for the abv. Solid drinking pumpkin beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
b3shine (5210) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 24, 2013
750 ml bottle to snifter (shared with the Mrs.). Looks good; a mostly transparent deep amberish brown with fluffy light beige head. Smells of pumpkin and spices with a fairly sweet backbone; much like pumpkin pie. Tastes like it smells with an oak presence as well. Pleasant on the palate. A good pumkin beer that is dangerously drinkable!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
after4ever (6089) - Brier, Washington, USA - OCT 23, 2013
750, corked and baled. Pours a murky dark rubied amber with a dense and fizzy light tan head. Big boozy nose, fairly sharp, showing cardamom and nutmeg and oak. Creamy body on the light side of medium, fizzy carb. Hot pie spices on the mid palate, lots of biting sharp wood, and then a somewhat boozy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
UDBeernut (1625) - Moving to Jax, Florida, USA - OCT 19, 2013
750ml split with wife pours amber with a silky off white creamy colored head that leaves a light lacing coat. light cinnamon, nutmeg, light caramel. big effort from oak and booze. body is burly.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrSilverworm (6031) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 19, 2013
750ml bottle, shared with friends. Mostly clear dark red color. Great bigger off-white head. Decent rows of lace. Nice oaky pumpkin, spice nose. Good hearty pumpkin, spice flavors. Hint of chocolate. Moderate bitter taste, sort of a spicy finish. Alsohol is not bothersome, though, no burn nor bite. Bigger body. Smooth, lighter, sort of crisp carbonation. Solid imperial pumpkin ale. Very smooth and easy drinking for the high ABV. Not at all boozy. Not too sweet like pumking, more on the bitter side, but I like it still. Good, in it’s own different way.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dansrc51 (45) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - OCT 19, 2013
Aromas of cinnamon and pumpkin, and lots of booze. A little oak. Nice color of mahogany. In truth, a little underwhelming for the price. Not near as much pumpkin flavor as I'd hoped. Needs to be to temp before flavors really come out Leave your pretensions at the door.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
jillk1 (2) - - OCT 16, 2013 does not count
excellent!!! On the the best this year. aroma is rich with spice. The appearance is dark. Taste incredible the vanilla and bourbon. would like buy a case but can’t little pricey

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ABUSEDGOAT (2336) - California, USA - OCT 15, 2013
Dark reddish brown color, moderate head, good lace/retention. Aroma is pumpkin, nutmeg, oak, vanilla, caramel. Full bodied, thick mouthfeel, alcohol is readily detectable. Chewy with caramel and malt sweetness, but also has the pumpkin and barrel flavors you’d expect to see.


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