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One Eyed Jack (Black Jack Porter) - The Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works

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One Eyed Jack (Black Jack Porter)One Eyed Jack (Black Jack Porter)

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116 Ratings
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Ratings: 116
Reviews: 53
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 12.05%
Wants: 2
Gots: 6 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
The Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Formerly named "Black Jack Porter".

(Beer added by: JDV on 03-24-2008)
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zac16125

South Carolina

3.95/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into a chalice/snifter hybrid glass
no born on date, received a number of months ago in a trade

A: Pours a dark cola brown with less than 1 fingers width of light mocha colored head, looks like a coke cola except a bit more opaque. Leaves some small patches of lacing.

S: Roasted malt is the main player here, along with hints of chocolate, creamed coffee, and anise. Its kind of smells like it was raw barrel aged, with hints of oak and vanilla. Quite nice.

T: Follows the nose. Tons of roasted malt. Vanilla, bakers chocolate, a hint of booze which is surprising given the low ABV. Tasty.

M/D: Pretty heavily carbonated, and rather thin. Not this beers strong suit.

O: Overall, above average, but not great. By far the best of the 3 Brew Kettle offerings he sent over via trade ( 4C's Pale and Dark Helmet being the other two; he was supposed to send White Rajah, what a disappointment), this is the only one Id drink again. Nothing special, but a well done and enjoyable American Porter.

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2012 04:05:37 | More by zac16125
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wildcatboy

Ohio

4/5  rDev +9.6%

07-25-2014 17:02:07 | More by wildcatboy
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Ozzylizard

Pennsylvania

3.23/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Undated bottle at 40 degrees into imperial pint
Marked aroma of toasted/roasted malt
Head large (6 cm), light brown, creamy with some rocks, slowly diminishing
Lacing OK, some partial rings and stalactites with small bubbles
Body dark brown/black, opaque
Flavor starts with a roasted malt bitterness and flavor, drifting into a light sweetness. No hint of alcohol, hops, or diacetyl.
Palate is medium to full, watery, with lively carbonation.

Overall, not a bad tasting porter, but seems a little too watery to me. Would like to try this on tap (they were out the last trip there).

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2014 16:53:37 | More by Ozzylizard
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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

07-01-2014 03:22:56 | More by Mikus
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.79/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a pitch black body with a khaki, 1/4 inch head. Beer is completely opaque. Head retention and lacing were good.

First aromas are of tons of smoked and burnt caramel malts. Oak flavors are also present, hops are very faint. There is a weird copper scent that lingers and alcohol isn't apparent.

Dominent flavor at first is definitely smoke, reminiscent of a smoked porter or rauchbier. There is also a touch of caramel sweetness with end notes of slight bitterness. For 6.5 abv, alcohol is pretty subtle. Only blemish on taste is a weird copper aftertaste.

Mouthfeel is full bodied and smooth as you would hope for the style. Head added some thickness to the beer. Carbonation was pretty lively.

Overall this was a pretty solid beer. Nothing mind blowing but good in all aspects. Wouldn't seek out this beer but glad I tried it

Serving type: bottle

06-06-2014 03:02:51 | More by angelmonster
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ChrisMon02

Ohio

4/5  rDev +9.6%

05-29-2014 19:25:00 | More by ChrisMon02
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lochef81

Michigan

3.7/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This is one of my last bottles from an Ohio buying trip a few months back. It pours a handsome near black with a short lived tan head that leaves a nice film and lacing. The aroma is bittersweet chocolate, lightly roasted coffee, caramel malts, and vanilla. The mouth is light and easy to drink. Surprisingly refreshing for this dark of a beer. The flavor is indeed a robust blend of roasted malts, coffee, and vanilla. Sligtly sweet but pleasantly bitter on the tail end. This is a very well crafted porter. Its no Deschutes or Founders but very good none the less.

Serving type: bottle

04-22-2014 03:36:29 | More by lochef81
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Ohio

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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

3.7/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

The Brew Kettle One Eyed Jack Robust Porter has a thin, tan head (which becomes thick, when the bottom of the bottle, with the sediment, is swished and poured in), a very dark brown, almost black appearance, and substantial lacing left behind. The aroma is mild, but one can pick up a slight bit of roasted malt and some sourness. The taste is of medium-roasted barley malt, chocolate, coffee, brown bread crust, and a touch of bitterness, as well. Mouthfeel is medium and slick. One Eyed Jack finishes wet, refreshing, mild, and easy going. Overall, this is a very good beer.

RJT

Serving type: bottle

09-15-2013 13:41:22 | More by RonaldTheriot
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One Eyed Jack (Black Jack Porter) from The Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works
83 out of 100 based on 116 ratings.