Evolution Craft Jacques Au Lantern Pumpkin Ale

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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Jacques Au Lantern, our Belgian-inspired pumpkin ale, is now on at the taproom. 6.1% abv, unfiltered and a whirlwind of spicy flavors and aromatics. It would take me a while to describe this one, its probably easier for all of us if you just stop by and try it.

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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bricks (1089) - Delaware, USA - MAR 12, 2017
Very nice appearance.. medium-dark brown color.. fizzies that stick to the glass, some head. Solid spice and pumpkin aroma.. very nice, authentic. Tastes peppery, spicy, cinnamon.. mild pumpkin, thankfully not that malty. This is one of the best pumpkin beers I can remember.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beastiefan2k (3822) - HdG (past: NYC, KS, Rain City), Maryland, USA - OCT 31, 2016
I was like, "ehhh I dont like pumpkin beers." But then I was like, "ehhh its a Belgian pumpkin beer so it may not be shitty." And it was just a single. So, I got it. Well, its Halloween and I need to get to drinking these beers since its been sitting in my fridge for over a month. So, I pour it into a tuliped pint glass. Color is dark amber orange, clear. Aroma is like, "ehhhh I should have known." Flavor is like, "ehhh what a waste of time." Slightly sweet beer with sharp spices.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kramer (6570) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 8, 2016
Clear orange body with a minimal fizzy off white head. The nose is super spicy with lots of pie spice, heavy nutmeg and allspice with some caramel malt. The flavor is the usual heavy spice, almost a burny level of cinnamon and nutmeg. Sweet caramel malt. Lighter bodied with a slight cling and soft fizzy carbonation. Meh, Id take a pass on a second bottle of this.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcartamdg (3359) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 19, 2016
Pours a hazy Amber with a thin white head. Aroma of peppery Belgian yeast, pumpkin spices. Taste follows. More spice and yeast than pumpkin

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (8464) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2015
Bottle. Hazy amber with a decent, off-white, head. Spicy pumpkin and cinnamon, a touch of orange and caramel sweetness, with a gentle finish. Good.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
shrubber85 (11211) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - OCT 18, 2015
Bottle. Nutmeg, cinnamon, pumpkin/squash, malt, and straw aroma. Hazy amber with moderate head. Sweet honey, nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger, pumpkin malt, and straw flavor. Nice balance - pleasantly sweet with spices nicely forward but not overwhelming.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nittanyjim (113) - - OCT 17, 2015
Hazy orange-brown. Sweet, cinnamon, pumpkin nose. Nutmeg, cinnamon, pumpkin start. Slightly sour finish. Solid carbonation, but no lacing evident.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nickls (2498) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - OCT 9, 2015
Bottle. Hazy burnt copper brown. Nutmeg and allspice with some wet dog aromas. Nutmeg, cinnamon sugar and wet dry toast my flavors. Medium slick body.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
altonbrownd (5898) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - OCT 6, 2015
Bottle at Vino Volo, Chevy Chase, MD. Orange body with slight, tan head. Nose is malty, fruits, pumpkin of course. Taste sweet, floral, some pumpkin, gets spicier. Okay.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
ordybill (1623) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - SEP 27, 2015
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass at Gettysburg Eddies in Gettysburg, PA. This beer is a nice pumpkin orange color with a small white head. the aroma is full of pumpkin and nutmeg with some cinnamon, very inviting. The flavor is a really good pumpkin and cinnamon mix. This is a medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation. An excellent pumpkin beer.


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