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Jack-O Traveler Shandy - The Traveler Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
81
good

228 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 228
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 18.66%
Wants: 10
Gots: 60 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Traveler Beer Co. visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  4.40% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: chudson1992 on 09-03-2013)
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

HattedClassic, Sep 29, 2013
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MikeC144, Apr 09, 2014
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1.76/5  rDev -51%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

In reviewing this beer, I will describe my experience in how I even came to have a pint of it sitting in front of me. The bar I was at had just kicked the Southern Tier Pumpking. The Travelers was the replacement. They gave me a taster. It actually tasted pretty good.

Don't fall into that trap. One one ounce swallow is akin to getting a sip of Hawaiian Punch. It tastes pretty good. It's when you get a mouth full, then a throat full, and then a belly full of this stuff, you realize the mistake you made.

It's sickly sweet and fizzy. It's almost like a soda. It smells pretty good, and it looks pretty good. But, the flavors are cloying.

I wish I had looked it up on BA before I "fell" for the taster offered to me.

Hey, there's a market for Boone's Farm too, so this will appeal to some people's tastes. Unfortunately, not mine.

DWolf, Sep 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

I am surprised this works as well as it does. A bit of lemon really complements the pumpkin spice. This one is over the top pumpkin flavor, but may be their best shandy.

tigg924, Aug 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

SINKTIPS_N_SUDS, Sep 09, 2014
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3.71/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Drank from a 12 oz bottle. First thing that popped out was the nice and pleasant smell. Overall not a bad pumpkin beer, good taste with subtle hint of lemon. Not very bitter or hoppy, in fact not at all. Good body and not too strong of an after taste. This is a decent beer and worthy of being on this website.

chudson1992, Sep 03, 2013
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4.4/5  rDev +22.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: Reddish brown with a thin white head.

Smell: Hops, lemon, pumpkin spice, cinnamon

Mouthfeel/Taste: Smooth medium to light bodied. Taste of malts, lemon, cinnamon and pumpkin spice.

Overall: This is by far one of the best pumpkin ales I have had so far. New favorite for me!

Cavanaghty, Sep 26, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

WVbeergeek, Jul 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

Adkins1203, Oct 15, 2013
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3.7/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - off orange brown like color with little to no lacing or head

Smell - yam, nutmeg, sweetness

Taste - holy pumpkin pie

Mouthfeel - light bodied beer that leaves your mouth very sweet

Overall - holy pumpkin and yam pie. Too sweet for me

beatenbyjacks, Oct 13, 2013
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tdm168, Aug 17, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

ohiobeer29, Aug 26, 2014
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3.26/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

OK, This is the most interesting pumpkin beer I have had. The color and head, lacing, etc. are fine. The taste is very unique. It has a cold sweet flavor but not too sweet as to be undrinkable. Maybe a little molasses. The pumpkin flavor is very pronounced and it is not masked by a lot of nutmeg or cinnamon which a lot of the other pumpkins have. Overall, nice and drinks like juice more than beer, interesting !!

hophugger, Aug 10, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

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4/5  rDev +11.4%

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Jack-O Traveler Shandy from The Traveler Beer Co.
81 out of 100 based on 228 ratings.