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

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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.59/5   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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1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
egg (365) - USA - JUL 14, 2010
Pours pale yellow/golden with little head, quickly dissipating. Little aroma of sweet malt. Flavor is light malt, a bit sweet. Fairly carbonated. Very easy to drink.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AntonyWilson (321) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - APR 20, 2017
340ml Bottle: Pours a brilliant golden with thin white head. Lacing. Aromas of hay and biscuit. Bitterness is well balanced by the malt. Medium to light bodied, medium carbonation. Overall an easy drinking lager that has my thumbs up.

2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nickgrenfell (2) - SOUTH AFRICA - MAR 20, 2017 does not count
Pours golden color. White head quickly dissipates. Malt present in aroma. Malt flavor, moderate bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
alex_leit (3525) - Minsk, BELARUS - MAR 10, 2017
Bottle. Golden color, white foam. Aroma: boiled corn, grain and malt, a bit spicy. Taste: sweet, corn and malt, steamed grain, slightly knits.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AshtonMcCobb (6454) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 6, 2017
Tasting from bottle at All Points North tasting. Appearance - golden with a decent head. Nose - light bread, herbs and hop spice. Taste - more of the same. Palate - light bodied with a creamy texture and a long dry finish. Overall - decent lager. Good example of the style.

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 (47943) - 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 (2524) - 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 (17998) - 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 (11947) - 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 (13864) - 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.


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