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RATINGS: 278   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.


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4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ngeunit1 (1555) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAY 4, 2013
A - Dark copper-red color with a finger of frothy khaki-tan head. Fades normal. S - Sweet caramel and dark caramel malts, oak, vanilla, pumpkin, brown sugar, dark fruits, cloves, cinnamon, and some other spices, a bit of booze. T - Sweet caramel and dark caramel malts, pumpkin, oak, vanilla, brown sugar, clove, cinnamon, nutmeg, other spices, raisins and other dark fruits, and a bit of booze. M - Medium-full bodied with moderate carbonation. Smooth with a sweet, warming, and lightly spicy finish. D - Great barrel aged pumpkin ale. Nice blend of spices.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jercraigs (8665) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 28, 2015
2015-08-26. Lightly hazy dark amber brown body with a large creamy beige head. 4+ Aroma has a big pumpkin aroma on first pour, followed by spice. A bit of nutmeg and all spice? Mild alcohol character. Flavour is pleasant. Sweet malty core with fruity pumpkin, moderate spice. Light oak undertones and some Vanilla notes as it warms. 7++ Smooth average plus to medium bodied palate, soft carbonation. 3+ My notes struggle to elaborate on it, but everything just comes together really nicely. Bottle cellared several months from Ye Old Spirit Shop, Frederick, MD.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bergstaden (1709) - Røros, NORWAY - AUG 17, 2015
Amber with a small white head - Huge spice aroma - Good spicy flavour with pumpkin and other spices - Huges spicy finish that lasts - This was quite good and the alcohol is hidden

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerRenter76 (303) - Texas, USA - JUL 13, 2015
Originally rated on 10/9/14. Burnished amber body, the cap started out thick and fizzy but quickly settled into a thin slightly brownish ring. Aromas of pumpkin, allspice, cinnamon and as it warms the oak comes out and some hints of syrup. Flavor is stiff with the booze leaping out, subsiding momentarily and letting a little pumpkin and spices out. slight bitter almost metallic presence in the finish. The overwhelming alcohol just kills something that could have been pretty good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PorterPounder (6284) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - APR 15, 2015
Tallahassee, Fl. - Market Square Liquors - 750 ml cage-corked bottle. Slightly murky dark copper, light filmy off-white head, brief lacing. Aroma has some pumpkin spice notes, some like date-like fruitiness, Flavor is full-bodied with some solid spiciness reminiscent of pumpkin pie, nutmeg, some ripening vegetables, a touch of dates and raisins in the finish. Mouthfeel has a nice, thick smoothness to it. Slight booziness in the finish, but overall pretty solid,

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rayaron (777) - Kfar Saba, ISRAEL - MAR 30, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at Beer & Beyond. Thanks beerandbeyond. Hazy brown with small brownish head. Very sweet aroma, spicy with notes of pumpkin, clove, cinnamon, toffee and tart. Very sweet and spicy flavor, notes of clove and toffee, some maltiness, notes of pumpkin, cinnamon, plum and bourbon. Moderate carbonation, medium to full-bodied.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DSG (8575) - Tel Aviv, - MAR 30, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks beerandbeyond. Nice deep reddish amber-brown with a beige head. Aroma of pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg, malt, caramel and some cookie. Sweet flavor with caramel, a bit of cookie, pumpkin, spices, and a light vanilla hint. Rounded mouthfeel. Decent.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (6758) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 10, 2015
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours deep amber, nose is pumpkin, vanilla, cloves, caramel, taste is similar, fruity.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (5090) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 27, 2015
750ml bottle to the dome c/o Elise. Wow, the spices still dominate...would’ve thought the barrel would come through more. A monster of a pumpkin beer sure, but not seeing how that is desirable. Kind of gimmicky, not one I’d seek out again. There is some vegetal pumpkin that is nice to see in the style. Its a beast, but that’s about it.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GranvilleTim (1778) - Granville, Illinois, USA - FEB 22, 2015
Dark copper pour with a light brown head. Aroma is pumpkin, spices, oak. Taste is oak that mellows out the pumpkin, nutmeg, cinnamon, pumpkin pie in a liquid form. Oaky and dry. Alcohol is well hidden. Great lacing. Little sweet, and thick. IMHO, the best pumpkin beer I tasted this 2014 season.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
JMurph72 (22) - - FEB 21, 2015
Aroma: oaky, nutmeg, vanilla, and other spices. Lots of pumpkin and spices while drinking. Appearance: deep clear amber with a thick white/tan head Taste: initial sweetness with a light bitter, medium sweetness finish. Mouthfeel: sticky, light to medium bodied.


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