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Jack-O Traveler Shandy - The Traveler Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
80
good

100 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 100
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 18.18%
Wants: 0
Gots: 6 | 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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puboflyons

New Hampshire

3.16/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

From the 12 fl oz bottle with an expiration notch of March 2014. Sampled on September 19, 2013.

The color is mahogany-amber with a short-lived off-white head fizzy head. It disappears as quick as it appears. Some mild cloudiness.

The aroma had a more summer quality to it than autumn with a bouquet of lemongrass while pumpkin and cinnamon-nutmeg spices played second fiddle.

Light body.

Lemon flavors tend to take over the taste as well. For an autumn brew this tastes more like a summer with a little pumpkin, nutmeg, and cinnamon sprinkled in. Cinnamon more so.

Serving type: bottle

09-20-2013 00:21:45 | More by puboflyons
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bluerabbit

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +13.6%

09-19-2013 14:03:11 | More by bluerabbit
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DWolf

Pennsylvania

1.76/5  rDev -50%
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.

Serving type: on-tap

09-19-2013 01:29:32 | More by DWolf
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rjvanston

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -29%

09-19-2013 00:36:30 | More by rjvanston
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Shaw

Florida

2.4/5  rDev -31.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Bottle provided by the brewery, my first from Traveler Beer Co.

Pours a cloudy brown in color with a pretty white head.

The aroma is of lemon and pumpkin spice.

The taste is pretty dreadful. Pumpkin spice sweetness and not much else. Reminds me more of soda than beer. Almost sickly sweet. I'm having a hard time drinking this.

The mouthfeel is decent.

Overall this is a bad beer. More like an alco-pop.

Serving type: bottle

09-17-2013 17:43:17 | More by Shaw
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Theniz

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

09-17-2013 10:19:52 | More by Theniz
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WaterCzar

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

09-16-2013 23:18:27 | More by WaterCzar
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jmann40

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -14.8%

09-16-2013 00:45:34 | More by jmann40
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LoveStout

New York

3/5  rDev -14.8%

09-15-2013 17:48:26 | More by LoveStout
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blameo

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +34.9%

09-15-2013 01:30:27 | More by blameo
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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Jack-o Traveler.

Murky dark copper with a film of dirty suds on top. Laces not.

Smells of spiced pumpkin flesh, candi sugar, lemon dish soap, and obvious notes of cinnamon, clove, and nutmeg.

Chalky yeast cakes onto the spices, but a tangy and soapy lemon note comes through. Definitely a shandy, but with a real pumpkin presence. Flavors permeated by clove and cinnamon spice. Toffee malts and traces of nutmeg and caramel are evident. Not bad.

Feels chalky and semi-bitter for a shandy. Decent body. Carbonation is mild, but tightly-wound.

Decent shandy. I wouldve never thought I'd dig this.

Serving type: on-tap

09-14-2013 17:21:48 | More by thecheapies
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lovelibeam

Indiana

1.5/5  rDev -57.4%

09-14-2013 03:48:05 | More by lovelibeam
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beertardis

Rhode Island

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

09-14-2013 01:34:44 | More by beertardis
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acurtis

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -21.9%

09-14-2013 01:12:50 | More by acurtis
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roger617

Indiana

4.11/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap poured into pint glass.

A: 4.0 Pours copper in color with less than 1 finger of white head.
S: 4.0 Pumpkin and spices. Smells great!
T: 4.25 This tastes like Fall in a glass. Pumpkin throughout with spices complimenting.
M: 4.0 Smooth and silky.
O: 4.0 Great Fall beer. The first day this Fall the temp does not exceed 80, this is the perfect beer to enjoy.

Serving type: on-tap

09-13-2013 20:57:42 | More by roger617
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BKArmstrong

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +13.6%

09-13-2013 03:03:37 | More by BKArmstrong
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jwps214

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -21.9%

09-10-2013 22:39:47 | More by jwps214
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Ironcityblackand

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

09-10-2013 05:09:33 | More by Ironcityblackand
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Juice-O

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

09-09-2013 21:54:13 | More by Juice-O
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bshiban

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

09-08-2013 13:52:57 | More by bshiban
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chucksim

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

09-05-2013 17:00:18 | More by chucksim
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mre0683

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +20.7%

09-05-2013 00:03:48 | More by mre0683
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Scary_Version

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +34.9%

09-04-2013 17:33:15 | More by Scary_Version
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JohneHoodlum

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +13.6%

09-04-2013 01:17:47 | More by JohneHoodlum
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chudson1992

Massachusetts

3.71/5  rDev +5.4%
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.

Serving type: bottle

09-03-2013 23:06:31 | More by chudson1992
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Jack-O Traveler Shandy from The Traveler Beer Co.
80 out of 100 based on 100 ratings.