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Brewed by Jack Black Brewing Company
Style: Pale Lager
Cape Town, South Africa

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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 2.53/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.57/5   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our flagship Pre-Prohibition style lager is inspired by the all malt beers of the early 1900s. This traditional full bodied lager achieves great balance between hop bitterness & malt sweetness. It delivers a crisp and refreshing taste that never disappoints.

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4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
FVS85 (8) - SOUTH AFRICA - JAN 13, 2017 does not count
One of the pioneers in the SA craft beer scene. This all malt lager is still a favourite.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
fonefan (46059) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 13, 2016

Bottle 340ml. @ [ The Country Stat Improver Tasting ] - Saxo, Aarhus.

[ As Jack Black Brewers Lager ].
Clear medium yellow color with a small, fizzy, fair lacing, fully diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is light moderate malty, grain, cereal, pale malt, corn, sweet malt. Flavor is light moderate sweet with a average duration, corn, sweet malt, pale malt. Body is medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft. [20161008]
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2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Grumbo (1792) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2016
Bottle at Aarhus tasting. Pours clear, golden, no head. Aroma of light hop, grain and caramel. Moderate sweetness, light bitterness. Quite gassy. Rather bland.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
saxo (17224) - Hjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 8, 2016
Bottle @ Aarhus tasting, my place. Medium head with medium duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are sweet malt, grass, hops and straw. Nice bitter finish.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Camons (10906) - Hasselager, DENMARK - OCT 8, 2016
Bottle @ Johns. Pours yellow, no head. Aroma of malt, grainy, light nuts, hay. Flavor is malt, grainy, hay. Medium body, average to lively carbonation, light bitter finish. 081016

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
HenrikSoegaard (13563) - Randers, DENMARK - OCT 8, 2016
Bottle. Frothy White fair mostly deminishing head. Yellow colour. Light malty and hoppy aroma. Light bitter flavor. Short light bitter finish. Watery palate.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
chrisv10 (16042) - DENMARK - OCT 8, 2016
Bottle, 5%. Slightly hazy golden with no head. Aroma is malt, hop, grass and a little cardboard. Flavour is malt, grainy, cardboard, corn, hop, little sweet and a little bitter.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Rasmus40 (18367) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 8, 2016
Bottle @ Aarhus tasting. Clear golden with a small white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and corn. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Sweet and light bitter finish. 081016

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kleurlingbier (8) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - SEP 21, 2016 does not count
not a typical lager, and a legend in the SA craft industry. well-trusted, consistent in taste. never had an off one.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jonnybeersa (13) - cape town, SOUTH AFRICA - AUG 10, 2016
It a good beer for a lager the balance its good between hops and malt but on the palate I am left with wanting more, will drink this again but think its need more.


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