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Jack Whacker Wheat Ale - Tommyknocker Brewery

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Jack Whacker Wheat AleJack Whacker Wheat Ale

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BA SCORE
78
okay

350 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 350
Reviews: 217
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 17.3%
Wants: 7
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tommyknocker Brewery visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-16-2001)
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4/5  rDev +17.3%

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2.8/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Served in a Lagunitas mason jar.

Sounds like a euphemism for something... Anyway, this stuff pours a hazy straw topped by a finger of lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises light wheat, very light grass, and a decent smattering of watered-down lemonade. The taste brings in more of the same, with the lemonade definitely not watered-down anymore: it's in your face, together with a bit of orange rind for good measure. Things on the tongue just spiting the absolute hell out of the label for it's fallacious "hint of citrus" comment. The body is a hefty light, with a light moderate carbonation and a slightly watery feel. Overall, just too much citrus for this stuff to work, especially considering the consequent lack of any other character.

TMoney2591, Mar 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +10%

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3.7/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Served in a Magic Hat/Fox & Parrot pint glass that the owner gave me for the hell of it.

A: Poured a very saturated, peppery orange color, with only a slight haze for a head.

S: Got more orange juice than spice, with a candy-like flair overall. Nice.

T: A bit thin and one dimensional, but with a nice wheat bill. Not yeasty in any way.

M: The extremely low carbonation is a problem to my mind, as well as the sugar bill which detracts from its drinkability.

O: Overall, not a bad beer, but I like my wheats with a bit more velvet.

Chaney, Feb 23, 2013
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Jack Whacker Wheat Ale from Tommyknocker Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 350 ratings.