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RATINGS: 232   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 19   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This spiced amber-wheat ale is our celebration of the arrival of Autumn. Using the finest malted barley and a small amount of wheat for mouthfeel, Jaw-Jacker displays a brilliant orange-amber color, despite the absence of pumpkin in the recipe. The addition of cinnamon, all-spice and nutmeg (in the exact proportions of a family pumpkin pie recipe) creates a refreshingly spicy, season brew.

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3.2
DuffMan (10596) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - APR 27, 2015
On tap @ Radio Maria. Deep golden amber, average white head. Spicy pumpkin aroma and flavour, medium sweetness, bready undertones.

3.5
DrSilverworm (9671) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 3, 2014
2oz taster on tap, at HopCat Broad Ripple. Clear golden orange color. Thin off-white kind of creme-coloured head. Full sheet of lace. Great floral, kind of spicy, mildly citrusy aroma. Definitely get nutmeg, reminiscent of a pumpkin beer. Moderate sweet, light to moderate sweet, kind of spicy. Solid, interesting stuff. I can dig it.

3.3
JoeMcPhee (9515) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 28, 2008
12 oz bottle. Deep orange-amber beer quite cloudy with a thin white head. Aroma is lightly spicy. Some clove, nutmeg and allspice in the nose. There is a soft malty backnote as well. A bit of lightly toffeeish sweetness and a bit of cherryish yeasty fruitiness. Sort of a spice English ale. It’s a bit different from other pumpkin beers and I quite like it.

3.3
b3shine (9072) - Indiana, USA - NOV 1, 2014
Draft to taster at Arcadia in Kalamazoo. Looks good for the style; a fairly transparent orange with eggshell head that steadily dissipates into lacing. Smells of pumpkins nutmeg with a bit of citrus from the hops. Tastes like it smells, but less balanced, and zestier. Average on the palate with a medium-bodied mouthfeel. Solid, but smells better than it tastes.

3.3
drowland (8938) - Georgia, USA - AUG 12, 2009
More flavorful than some pumpkin seasonals, but it was mostly spices, as you’d expect. Not bad.

3
jredmond (8508) - New York, New York, USA - SEP 24, 2010
Bottle split with Linh. Pours a dark murky brown body with thin off white lacing. Aroma is stringent spice. Mouthfeel is smooth and carbonated with spice notes.

3.6
JaBier (8156) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - OCT 5, 2014
Sample at Buckeye Beer Engine on 9/14/14. Clear amber pour with a thin off-white head. Aroma of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, malt and allspice. Malty flavor with ginger, cinnamon and allspice before a slightly bitter hop finish.

3.5
FROTHINGSLOSH (8069) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 10, 2009
Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured an orange-caramel color with a trace of a tan head. The aroma was light spices and fruits with a candied ginger presence dominating. The flavor was tart, spicy and a little bitter with a fruity presence and pervading candied ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg. Medium body. Solid.

3.2
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - NOV 1, 2008
Pours a hazy orange amber with a small forth of wispy white head. Aroma of lightly sweet caramel, nutmeg and pumpkin, with some citric tartness. Starts with decent body and sweet maltiness showing some light cinnamon spice before a drier, doughy pumpkin flesh finish with some light fruity tart character. An interesting spiced beer, but could be a little more assertive and balanced.

2.7
wlajwl (7005) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - DEC 5, 2013
Aroma is spices and perfumed sour/sweetness, can’t tell if its pumpkin or yam. The flavor is spices, citrus, mild wheat notes and the same sour/sweetness from the aroma in the finish.


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