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Jackpine Savage - Big Wood Brewery

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Ratings: 61
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 10.93%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Big Wood Brewery visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
43 IBU


(Beer added by: MattyG85 on 07-18-2013)
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Poured from a 16 oz. can into a Surly tulip glass.

Appearance: Pours a fairly hazy unfiltered copper golden orange with a moderate amount of bubbles. Big three finger white head with decent retention. Leaves a lot of soapy lacing around the glass.

Smell: A bright and crisp aroma of earthy and citrus hops with biscuity malt. Earthy hops upfront with hints of pine spice, grass, and citrus orange, pineapple, and lemon. Fairly floral with herbal hints. Pale malts with hints of biscuit, grains, yeast, cracker, and slight caramel. Nicely balanced and crisp. A pretty solid pale ale aroma.

Taste: Follows up the nose with a nice crisp and refreshing taste of hops and bready malt. Earthy hops with notes of spicy pine resin and grass. Floral and herbal hop notes. Citrus hop esters with notes of orange, lemon zest, pineapple, and a little grapefruit. Bready pale malt balance with notes of biscuit, grains, yeast, toast, cracker, and a little caramel. A very well balanced taste. Solid.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation. Crisp and very smooth. Finishes somewhat dry.

Overall: A pretty solid take on the American Pale Ale style. Good balance of hops and malt as you expect.

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Jackpine Savage from Big Wood Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 61 ratings.