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Wee Jack - Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery

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very good

61 Ratings
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Ratings: 61
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 12.04%
Wants: 6
Gots: 3 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: pdoran10 on 02-24-2011)
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01-17-2014 06:18:45 | More by mattmarka1
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

12-11-2013 00:34:35 | More by XmnwildX12
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3/5  rDev -21.5%

11-13-2013 21:14:51 | More by mmulebarn
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Nova Scotia (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev -34.6%

10-24-2013 16:53:12 | More by arniepnminne
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

07-05-2013 23:02:20 | More by striker2160
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

06-07-2013 00:51:50 | More by elliott1184
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3.91/5  rDev +2.4%

Poured into tulip.

A Crystal brown. Transparent. Thick brown head. Thick lacing remains down.

S Whow! Potent. Cherry. Grape.. Alcohol. Brown sugar. Malts. Caramel. Highlight of this beer.

T Interesting. There's a schism: get a big boozy alcohol and oak hit, but equaling strong is the the tangy fruit (cherry, grape, even a little kiwi) along with some chocolate and black pepper.

M Bready. Full. Has a boozy aftertaste. This lingers.

O This is a complex brew. Fruity, sweet, caremelly, chocolaty. However, the other side really turned me off. Way too boozy. The oak barreling didn't kill it, but it didn't make it either. Just too much booze.

05-22-2013 04:14:11 | More by PieOhMy
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4.48/5  rDev +17.3%

750ml waxed bottle into a tulip glass - Vintage 2012

A: Pours a dark mahogany brown with a nice light brown head that fades to a ring and leaves a bit of lacing on the glass.

S: The nose is brown sugar, vanilla, toffee, and a touch of peat.

T: The taste is similar to the nose and tastes great. Loads of vanilla, brown sugar, toffee, and whiskey.

M: The mouthfeel is medium bodied and a little creamy. Not as creamy or as full of a body and I'd like from a Wee Heavy.

O: This is a tasty beverage and one I would love to have again and fresh. No infection in this bottle but it was kept in a fridge most of the time.

04-20-2013 01:51:05 | More by GregSVT
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New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

04-15-2013 04:27:11 | More by Kelp
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

03-06-2013 02:06:52 | More by BillHilly
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2.84/5  rDev -25.7%

A -: Poured a dark crimson color with good carbonation leaving a moderate white foamy cap which quickly resedes leaving a light dusting of bubbles

S : Funk, stinging booze with bourbon, oak, caramel and char

T : First sip says yep "I'm funkdafied". Infection lurking in the background but its still buried by oak, char, caramel and bourbon. The finish is lingering, infection, sweetness and heat

M: Mediumt o full body, I felt it was a bit thin, perhaps overcarbed but this may be the underlying infection at work

O: Drinkable now but I can see this really taking a turn for the worse in the not so distant future. Another Minneapolis Town Hall Infection bomb. These guys really need to QC and clean up their act.

03-05-2013 22:09:31 | More by barleywinefiend
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District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

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4.24/5  rDev +11%

Big thanks to BA supercolter for sending this my way. 750 ml waxed dipped bottle served in a Half Acre snifter. 2012 Vintage.

A: Pours a dark sienna brown color with some ruby highlights. A thin tan head forms on the pour and leaves some splotchy lace behind.

S: Fruity with a sweet Jack Daniels backing. Peaty with a sweet toffee presence and some brown sugar as well.

T: Caramel goodness with a smokey and peaty underlay. Jack with some dark fruit flavors and a touch of toasted malts.

M: Meidum bodied with a medium carbonation level. Sweet finish with a nice drinkability.

O: The wasn't quite on the level of some of the other BA Scotch Ales, but it was a very nice beer and I'm glad we didn't have any issues of infection.

01-29-2013 20:01:26 | More by Treebs
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4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

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District of Columbia

3.85/5  rDev +0.8%

The beer appears a dark burgundy color with a small head. The aroma is fairly sweet, with some dark fruit presence along with a sturdy malt bill. A tad sweet. Notes of brown sugar and bourbon. Medium bodied with moderately low carbonation. Overall, this was decent.

11-20-2012 01:14:33 | More by Huhzubendah
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3.85/5  rDev +0.8%

Served in the Town Hall glass, a better beer but not a great beer than the others in this series. Beer is mostly clear, ruby red and looks good with a minimal lazy head of small bubbles, no lacing, no retention.

Aroma is malty and sweet with a nice booziness.

I liked this beer even though that doesn't make me popular with the in crowd, one of hte better from this series, a nice finish, sweet medium body mouthfeel and a minimal amount of oak on the finish. I don't know if I'd have it again but I did like it.

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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

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New York

4.68/5  rDev +22.5%

Notes taken from a bottleshare at the Phoenix Sun in NYC. Thanks kindly to beerness for the trade.

a - gorgeous ruby red with minimal to no head.
s - nice festive wee heavy. nutmeg and some cinnamon.
t - REALLY good. probably the best BA wee heavy i have had. nutmeg and spicing. good barrel elements and great sweetness.
m - soft and light, an easy drinker for such a seemingly big beer.
o - overall, blown away by this beer. FINALLY, a winner in the town hall BA series. nice sweetness and really great barrel integration. just an impressive beer and probably the only one of the series that i'd be on the look out for again.

10-25-2012 20:06:33 | More by cosmicevan
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Wee Jack from Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
86 out of 100 based on 61 ratings.