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Thunder Ann - Jackalope Brewing Company

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52 Ratings
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Ratings: 52
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.02%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Jackalope Brewing Company visit their website
Tennessee, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Thunder Ann came about after a massive google search trying to come up with a name that we thought could represent our American Pale Ale. That’s how we found out about a little lady name Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind Crockett. She was Davy Crockett’s wife (well, in the folklore, according to Wikipedia, he married someone named Mary) and she was a bad ass. Seriously. Look her up. We mulled it over and thought that Thunder Ann could also be a pretty great name for a beer.

(Beer added by: sommersb on 08-04-2012)
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BrodyMan

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3.4/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I had the Thunder Ann as art of a flight in a restaurant in Nashville. It had the same coloring as the two IPAs I tasted, too. The smell was unremarkable - it just smelled like fresh, drinkable beer.

It's very drinkable and has a great mouthfeel that lingers for a surprising long time (which I liked). I could drink a few of these without tiring of it and would be quite happy. I would order it again, no doubt. That said, it didn't blow me away, but that's okay, too. It's very Summit Pale Ale like... Sierra Nevada PA, too.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A- I had this beer as a part of a flight as well as during the brewery tour. Thunder Ann had a mid-to-dark brown color. It reminded me of hazelnuts for whatever reason. When it was served to us, had a slight tannic head.

S- This beer had a hoppy smell to it with some hints of wood and hey in it.

T- Very similar to the smell with a nice earthy finish to it

M- The feeling in the mouth was the weakest characteristic, as I felt if should have lingered longer.

O- If you want a beer to chill on or to drink rather quickly, then this is your beer. Not the best beer I have ever had, but I wouldn't pass on it if I was offered some again.

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A- pours a slightly hazy amber color with a two-finger foamy and sudsy head that retains nicely long after the pour

S- nice hoppy aroma with notes of pine, citrus and floral hops. Underlying malty sweetness adds a touch of bready aroma

T- well balanced with some fruity hop notes, lightly toasted bready malt, slightly bitter finish

M- medium body with lots of carbonation leads to a big foamy mouthfeel and a sudsy and crisp dry finish

O- enough noticeable fruity hops, but well balanced to keep it in check for the style

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Served on tap at Sturmhaus in Chattanooga, TN. First time trying this beer.

Appearance - clear copper color, served with nice head that dissipated quickly. Small amount of lacing on the glass.

Smell - distinct bannana smell. Not clean and hoppy like an APA should be.

Taste - banana again

Mouthfeel - average, nothing good or bad here.

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Thunder Ann from Jackalope Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 52 ratings.