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Captain James Jack Pilsner - The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery

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BA SCORE
87
very good

74 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 74
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 16.02%
Wants: 5
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
Summer - Captain James Jack Pilsner - OMB developed this smooth, refreshing pilsner beer as our salute to the spirit, courage and resolve of Captain Jack and the members of the Mecklenburg Convention (see www.May20thSociety.org for more information). A classic northern German "Pils", this straw-colored lager is smooth, with a subtle yet assertive hoppiness that doesn't overwhelm your palate or the beer's malt backbone. A perfect summer refresher.

(Beer added by: CBlack85 on 05-12-2011)
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North Carolina

5/5  rDev +29.2%

07-24-2014 13:19:34 | More by lateralusbeer
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DaPan

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

07-21-2014 19:39:30 | More by DaPan
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Stargazer2892

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

07-15-2014 19:29:31 | More by Stargazer2892
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

3.96/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Pours a clear pale to medium yellow in color with moderate to heavy amounts of active visible carbonation rising quickly from the bottom of the glass and some faint hints of straw yellow. The beer has a two finger tall sudsy foamy bright white head that slowly reduces to a half finger thick layer covering the entire surface of the beer with a thick ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of bready and cracker malts with light aromas of floral hops.

T: Upfront there is a moderate flavor of bready and cracker malts with some light to moderate amounts of sweetness, almost like from a corn adjunct. That is followed by light to moderate flavors of floral hops and just a hint of spicy hops.

M: Light to medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Clean and crisp.

O: A nice example of a classic pilsner - another very good German beer from Olde Mecklenburg as I have come to expect. Very enjoyable and easy to drink with well hidden alcohol. Definitely one to grab again, especially in the warm summer.

Serving type: bottle

07-15-2014 01:53:55 | More by dbrauneis
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2/5  rDev -48.3%

07-10-2014 15:05:31 | More by Thomas_Adams
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Texas

2.75/5  rDev -28.9%

07-08-2014 02:15:17 | More by Kappakoosh
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California

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

06-17-2014 12:34:01 | More by Joshmistake
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Indiana

2.5/5  rDev -35.4%

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North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

06-04-2014 20:14:03 | More by JohnnyK
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North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

05-28-2014 20:12:35 | More by bcp5296d
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Kentucky

4/5  rDev +3.4%

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Washington

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

04-20-2014 05:27:51 | More by Kurmaraja
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North Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.4%

04-19-2014 19:19:36 | More by freshtojeff
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Zach136

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

04-04-2014 17:22:06 | More by Zach136
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

02-09-2014 20:07:36 | More by KevinGordon
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Maine

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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Connecticut

4/5  rDev +3.4%

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ThirstyHrothgar

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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Skelton

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -16%

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BigGingDrinker

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -35.4%

12-28-2013 16:33:11 | More by BigGingDrinker
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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

3.79/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured on-tap at the brewery and served in a pilsner glass, the beer is a bright, pale, crystal clear, golden-yellow coloring with a thin, sparse, filmy, white head. Nose of floral hops and toasted grains, remaining subtle throughout. Flavors of toast, honey, and floral hops on a crisp, tight body. The aftertaste is subtle berry sweetness and toast. Clean, crisp finish.

Serving type: on-tap

11-16-2013 02:36:35 | More by GarthDanielson
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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

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Axnjxn

North Carolina

3.98/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

bomber into a tulip. 8/6/13 bottling date.

Pours a crisp light golden color with a nice inch and half white head. Refreshing, crisp, smooth aroma with a touch of lemon zest and malts. Taste is true to style with a good amount of sweet citrus mixed with bready malts and noble hops. Lemon grass, floral. Refreshing. Just a real easy drinking pils. Light bodied, mild carbonation.

OMB never disappoints and this is no exception. Recommended.

Serving type: bottle

09-01-2013 00:40:48 | More by Axnjxn
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Captain James Jack Pilsner from The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 74 ratings.