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Jack D'or - Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,318 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 1,318
Reviews: 602
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 11.6%
Wants: 145
Gots: 126 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
First release from Pretty Things. A "Saison Americain."

(Beer added by: Paquette on 12-01-2008)
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JTBacon

Massachusetts

3.98/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

To start, this is a great beer and Pretty Things knows what it is doing and is one of the supreme local beer makers (yes, a million times better than ex-microbrewery Sam Adams). For what this beer is attemption to be, a stronger Saison ale, it succeeds. The only reason for the 4 overall score, this style of beer isnt personally my favorite. The aftertaste is a little rough, not in a pure negative way, but more that it is just a little more than I want. Again, part of this might just be the style. But the feeling I have after having one of these is that it should be something darker and with more brawn. And that is just me being a bit of a snob, or just being unnecessarily harsh. This beer deserves a good amount of credit and it will not disappoint any real beer drinker. Perhaps my only true fault is the price, where at least in Boston you kind of get "bent over" for a 22oz of one of these, whether its in a bar or store. With that being said, making beer is also a business and I get it.

Enjoy this one, I would be surprised if you didnt.

Serving type: on-tap

08-13-2012 21:43:12 | More by JTBacon
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Jack D'or from Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project
91 out of 100 based on 1,318 ratings.