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RATINGS: 1188   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A traditional London style beer, our Black Jack Porter highlights chocolate malt and Kent Goldings hops. Its slight initial sweetness quickly yields to the distinctive roastiness of the chocolate malt. The Kent Goldings hops perfectly balance the malt, making it very smooth, with a surprisingly clean finish.

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3.5
Beerdedone (3460) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 27, 2007
Bottle sampled with stegosaurus. Pours a dark black color with a thin tan head.Aroma of roasted malts,caramel and coffee Flavor is sweet with light chocolate and a hint of coffee. A decent porter

3
Jmichael (640) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - FEB 26, 2007
(bottle)poured into a tulip. pours a dark ebony with frothy head, carbonation is present on the glass. aroma is of sweet malts. has a sweet front, smoky malty middle, to finsih. aftertaste is of smoked malts. carbonation is present on the palate, not a very milky smooth porter. pretty good porter.

1.9
JK (6332) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - FEB 24, 2007
A thin, flavorless porter. Very little aroma at all; just a hint of roasted grains. Flavor has more roast but overall this is very light in every way, including the light brown color.

3.4
stegosaurus (1882) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 22, 2007
Bottle sampled with Beerded_one. Pours black with a small tan head. Aroma of roasted chocolate malts. The flavor is sweet, roast, chocolate, a little thin in body, but still preety good.

3.4
Dsnutz (71) - dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 21, 2007
Black Jack porter pours such a dark brown that it’s almost black. It has a small amount of deminishing head, with a little bit of lacing. Overall it’s an OK porter.

3.8
a10555 (125) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - FEB 18, 2007
Poured a nice dark coffee flavor with a light amount of head. Taste with a hint of coffee and dark chocolate with a light malty finish. a very nice beer

3
2beerguys (299) - North Shore, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 14, 2007
This porter pours a murky black color with a frothy, light brown head. Fair lacing follows a mostly diminishing head. Aroma is of heavy burnt malts. Initial taste is lightly sweet, with a burst of moderate sweetness at the finish with a long duration. Medium body on the mouth, it has a nice creamy finish.

Reviewed on July 13th, 2006.

3.5
maddydaddy (6) - Estill Springs, Tennessee, USA - FEB 9, 2007 does not count
Pours a deep reddish hue with brown highlights. Smells of cocoa powder which transitions nicely to a creamy coffe aroma. A deeply roasted malty smell complements the sweetness of the nose. The flavor begins with sweet chocolaty flavors. This gives way to roasted coffee and nuts. A good hop profile at the finish balances this brew out. Medium bodied but too thin on the palate for the style. The palate falls short of supporting the sweetness. Overall the flavors are pleasantly sweet and balanced well with the hop bitterness. Could use some more girth on the palate but still a decent porter with good drinkability.

3.3
FlagstoneHill (215) - Erie, Colorado, USA - JAN 29, 2007
Draft at the brewery. .. Roasty aroma, sweet hints . .. . Rich brown, tall tan head, clear - ruby hints. .. Malty up front, roasty. Thin aftertaste. .. Medium Lt body, light carbonation. Good porter, straightforward. Not super-duper, but tasty. ..

3.8
incutrav (577) - Woodbury, Minnesota, USA - JAN 22, 2007
Tasty stuff, good coffee smell, smooth going down and black as night! Super thick and tasty!


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