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Jacques Au Lantern - Evolution Craft Brewing Company

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151 Ratings
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Ratings: 151
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 14.75%
Wants: 8
Gots: 11 | 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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Ratings: 151 | Reviews: 30 | Display Reviews Only:
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

09-13-2013 00:23:49 | More by nmann08
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bf7

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

09-11-2013 22:16:26 | More by bf7
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DruRho

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

09-08-2013 21:28:17 | More by DruRho
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jmann40

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

09-08-2013 04:37:33 | More by jmann40
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mkdzimiera

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

09-05-2013 12:40:09 | More by mkdzimiera
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Beer4Baltimore

Maryland

4/5  rDev +9.3%

09-04-2013 22:14:22 | More by Beer4Baltimore
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bshiban

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

09-03-2013 17:57:42 | More by bshiban
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Boone757

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

09-03-2013 01:07:30 | More by Boone757
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philbe311

Pennsylvania

3.8/5  rDev +3.8%

First pumpkin ale of the season... Pumpkin beer + Belgian yeast = Yes, please...

A - Two fingers worth of extremely active exceedingly fizzy light khaki colored head comprised of lots of big chunky bubbles... Audibly fizzy... Very limited retention as this one recedes in rapid fashion... The end result is a slightly splotchy lacing and thin collar... Loads of carbonation bubbles can be seen bursting through the surface of the lacing... Streaks of rapid paced carbonation rise within... Some carbonation bubbles also just cling to the sides of the glass... The color is a rich and dense medium golden amber...

S - A very powerful nose right off the bat... Equal parts spice and Belgian yeastiness... The pices take the form of cinnamon, nutmeg and clove... The light Belgian yeast add loads of depth and complexity... Rich roasted pumpkin lies beneath the surface... There is also a very slight caramel sweetness... Really a truly exquisite nose that proves to be satisfying, complex and rewarding...

T - The spices are at the forefront but don't dominate... Next the roasted pumpkin and caramel sweetness vie for second billing... The interplay between the works very well together... The Belgian yeast adds a layer of unique depth and highlights some faint banana and bubble gum notes...

M - Medium bodied... Dense... Sleek... Some light prickly carbonation... The finish has a slight touch of dryness to it...

D - One of the more unique Pumpkin Ales out there... The addition of Belgian yeast adds a significant amount of character, especially in terms of aroma and flavor profiles... It took a moment to get used to and it may not be everyone's favorite pairing, but I thought it worked very well together... Nicely done as I continue to add to my growing respect for Evolution...

09-03-2013 00:31:20 | More by philbe311
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ChipMurray

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

09-01-2013 04:24:05 | More by ChipMurray
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JamLand

Hawaii

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

09-01-2013 01:29:32 | More by JamLand
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salinasa

Delaware

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

08-31-2013 19:37:59 | More by salinasa
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Jason1337

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18%

08-31-2013 15:35:49 | More by Jason1337
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Zimm

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

08-24-2013 22:21:40 | More by Zimm
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

08-19-2013 17:53:20 | More by IPAchris
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

08-18-2013 12:23:34 | More by InspectorBob
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stephenjmoore

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

08-17-2013 00:19:54 | More by stephenjmoore
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justintcoons

Pennsylvania

2.8/5  rDev -23.5%

12oz bottle poured into a shaker pint.

Appearance
Orange/amber with 1 finger of head that fizzles out quickly like soda. Excellent clarity and moderate carbonation.

Nose
Clove, nutmeg, Belgian yeast and banana.

Taste
The spices are upfront consisting of clove, nutmeg and cinnamon. Some nice Belgian yeastiness along with notes of wheat and banana.

Mouthfeel
Medium bodied and dry.

Overall
I detect no pumpkin. Just a whole lot of spices.

08-13-2013 23:11:30 | More by justintcoons
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carterbt

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

08-13-2013 03:26:15 | More by carterbt
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Roland45s

Virginia

2/5  rDev -45.4%

08-12-2013 11:22:47 | More by Roland45s
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IdrinkGas

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9.3%

08-12-2013 03:05:37 | More by IdrinkGas
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MrBoh

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

08-11-2013 01:02:10 | More by MrBoh
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oriolesfan4

Maryland

4/5  rDev +9.3%

08-04-2013 03:04:29 | More by oriolesfan4
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HopsMatt

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

06-13-2013 06:39:44 | More by HopsMatt
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DMc8ride

Maryland

4/5  rDev +9.3%

05-28-2013 21:56:41 | More by DMc8ride
Jacques Au Lantern from Evolution Craft Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 151 ratings.