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RATINGS: 274   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   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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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (7350) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - NOV 11, 2012
Bottle. Pours a fairly clear dark ruby amber with a medium to large seized deep beige head. Pumpkin, soft spices, a touch of oak on the nose, sweet pumpkin and caramel. Medium bodied, big and warming, spicy malt and pie spices, a touch of pumpkin. Moves into some sweet boozy plum and prune notes, more malt and a light amount of spice. Warming alcohol into the finish. Tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rayaron (502) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DSG (7485) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (5347) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 10, 2015
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours deep amber, nose is pumpkin, vanilla, cloves, caramel, taste is similar, fruity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (4878) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GranvilleTim (1759) - 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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
JMurph72 (14) - - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
charule (1428) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 1, 2015
Bottle from recent BA trade. Poured clear amber with thick white head. Aroma of oak pumpkin spice sweet vanilla. Light carb med bod. Tastes similar to aroma with more wood

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopscotch (9896) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JAN 23, 2015
Bottle... Pours clear and burnt-orange with copper highlights and a mid-sized, creamy, beige head. The aroma offers pumpkin, then vanilla, then spices, and then caramel - in order of big to subtle. Full-bodied with an oily mouthfeel and tingly carbonation. The flavor is a holiday swirl of pumpkin, sweet vanilla, caramel and a healthy quantity of tannic bitterness. Bittersweet long-lasting finish. Very nice!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chinchill (2557) - South Carolina, USA - JAN 17, 2015
Large 2014 bottle. Pours red-brown with a fine head that leaves ample sticky lacing. Flavor matches Uinta’s description, with vanilla, oak and bourbon from the barrel aging, medium and dark malts, and pumpkin and pumpkin spices. Weaknesses are a less than optimal blend of flavors and overly obvious high ABV. The aroma is not plaqued by these issues and, consequently, is better than the flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
George999 (197) - Colorado, USA - JAN 12, 2015
Pour from the bottle is dark brown with an off white head, Aroma is roasted, a little sour notes, maybe toffee as well, taste is pumpkin and a little toffee, finish is a smooth and lightly sweet

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