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Jacques Au Lantern - Evolution Craft Brewing Company

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150 Ratings
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Ratings: 150
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 14.75%
Wants: 8
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Evolution Craft Brewing Company visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: lackenhauser on 10-28-2009)
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

3.48/5  rDev -4.9%

Snagged a single for $3.50 into a pint glass
A - Pour is kind of disgusting. Hazy orange amber with a tone of floaties and just a 1/4 inch of head that pulls back to practically nothing.
S - Smell is rather sweet, good spices, and a nice vegital note.
T - Pretty good pumpkin ale mostly getting bitter pumpkin mixed with nutmeg with not much sweet notes. Not terrible but I had better.
M - On par light to medium body. Wish it was sweeter or smoother.

Overall not the worst pumpkin beer but not one to seek out especially for a high singles price.

10-25-2013 04:53:45 | More by DrDemento456
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

10-20-2013 11:39:32 | More by BillRoth
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mpalestino

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -31.7%

10-20-2013 01:12:43 | More by mpalestino
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cjgiant

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

10-19-2013 00:21:28 | More by cjgiant
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hAle2theWort

Maryland

3/5  rDev -18%

10-15-2013 14:10:08 | More by hAle2theWort
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tgatort

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

10-12-2013 21:00:56 | More by tgatort
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touchmeimsac

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9.3%

09-30-2013 20:35:42 | More by touchmeimsac
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HattedClassic

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

09-29-2013 18:26:52 | More by HattedClassic
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amstokesdb9

Virginia

4/5  rDev +9.3%

09-29-2013 15:51:15 | More by amstokesdb9
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DES8888

Ohio

4/5  rDev +9.3%

09-29-2013 03:21:43 | More by DES8888
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earlholman

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

09-27-2013 16:43:33 | More by earlholman
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Swift989

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

09-27-2013 15:41:05 | More by Swift989
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TheFightfan1

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

09-25-2013 23:13:41 | More by TheFightfan1
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Drknight

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

09-25-2013 22:51:03 | More by Drknight
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ShanePB

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

09-23-2013 15:28:09 | More by ShanePB
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mikehillman

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

09-23-2013 02:32:28 | More by mikehillman
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jjd315

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18%

09-22-2013 16:52:08 | More by jjd315
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magine

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

09-22-2013 03:40:48 | More by magine
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ujsplace

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

09-22-2013 03:37:39 | More by ujsplace
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DCocco86

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18%

09-21-2013 20:48:51 | More by DCocco86
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cjac

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

09-18-2013 23:15:06 | More by cjac
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ThisWangsChung

Maryland

3.65/5  rDev -0.3%

12 oz bottle into a pint glass.

A: Pours a hazy copper color. The head is a one finger white shade. It's very fizzy-looking with poor retention. No lacing, either.

S: There's some typical allspice character from a-- wait, Belgian yeast? Yep, those apple, grape, and pear notes are unmistakable. I also get some brown sugar sweetness. The yeast helps give it a unique twist missing in many other pumpkin ales.

T: First things first, I don't get much actual gourd flavor. Rather, this is loaded with spices - both allspice and yeast-derived. These two elements have good cohesion, thankfully. It finishes with a nice wave of brown sugar. The nuance and depth of this one is pretty good; my only complaint is that it's a bit sweet (especially taking the use of Belgian yeast into consideration).

M: Medium bodied - not too heavy nor too light. The finish is both dry and sweet, with the former being aided with strong carbonation. Okay, it doesn't have bone dry feel of, say, Orval, but it's still pretty drinkable in comparison to its complexity.

O: Even though I'm a fan of Evolution, my expectations for this weren't particularly high because hey, it's a friggin' pumpkin ale. My fears were assuaged, because this is quite good. Unlike a lot of the mediocre examples of the style, this is both tasty and relatively deep. This brewery has no hype why?

09-18-2013 22:16:07 | More by ThisWangsChung
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Phillyz

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

09-14-2013 00:07:27 | More by Phillyz
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dsshuck

Delaware

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

09-13-2013 23:41:57 | More by dsshuck
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

09-13-2013 00:23:49 | More by nmann08
Jacques Au Lantern from Evolution Craft Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 150 ratings.