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Hurricane Jack - Fyne Ales Ltd

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BA SCORE
86
very good

12 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 12
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 7.22%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Fyne Ales Ltd visit their website
United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  4.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Sammy on 06-15-2011)
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gulden

Australia

4/5  rDev +3.1%

12-20-2011 00:07:11 | More by gulden
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innominat

Ireland

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

09-06-2013 19:42:34 | More by innominat
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Hanglow

United Kingdom (Scotland)

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

03-11-2013 10:53:33 | More by Hanglow
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4ster

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

08-18-2012 17:45:11 | More by 4ster
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beer2day

North Carolina

3.9/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Light gold pour with 1 finger of white head. Not much retention and very little lace.

Nose is biscuit malt and light lemon zest. Bits of straw and grass. Not overpowering, but nice.

Flavor picks up from that lemon zest and builds on that, adding in light pepper in the finish. Bitter finish for the style, all the better considering the light flavors initially.

Feel is about right, but a little on the light side. Just a tad too watery for my taste.

Overall, a lighter version of an English pale.

Serving type: bottle

08-01-2012 01:00:11 | More by beer2day
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Morningstorm

Netherlands

4.5/5  rDev +16%

03-25-2012 20:29:26 | More by Morningstorm
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StJamesGate

New York

4.15/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Sunshine blonde with lumpy, shaving cream white head that holds and sticks and clings and crusts well. Deep musty lemon nose.
Lemon custard and floury biscuit up front with grass, cut hay and lemon zest hops.
Honeydew finish and citrus pith linger.
Soft, creamy, round, light to medium.

Luscious, citrusy beauty with some definite bitterness at the end. Wheat explains the smoothness. Like a less lean sister to Jarl. Another big winner from Fyne.

Serving type: bottle

01-25-2012 22:23:59 | More by StJamesGate
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Zimbo

United Kingdom (Scotland)

4.05/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Had this in a sort of makeshift taste-off tonight along with two other Scottish beer. Had fairly low expectations of this beer too but the immediate light fresh citric rind hoppy nose really impressed. Almost became pungent too. Soft fluffy-ish head on top of a light straw yellow coloured body which gives super head retention and good drifting lacing. A bit of fizz to start with a nice light easy going body which does still support the hop forward qualitires.Built to a good longish dry bitter end.
A nice surprise though given the brewery I shouldn't have been initially so dismissive. Might have been a bit harsh on the taste but still this is a beer I will really try to find on cask.
Nice work.

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2011 19:56:17 | More by Zimbo
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biboergosum

Alberta (Canada)

3.95/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

500ml bottle.

This beer pours a cloudy pale yellow colour, with two fingers of foamy, pillowy, white head, which renders a chockablock array of painted lace around the glass as in slinks away. It smells of sweet pale malt, lemonade, and grassy hops. The taste is crisp, zippy hops, very Saaz-like, lemon and leafy grass all the way, and a soft crackery, buttered bread, white grain maltiness. The carbonation is on the reserved side, but still showing a bit of elan, the body medium-light in weight, and airily smooth. It finishes clean and with an attenuated crispness, but fairly dry overall.

An agreeable old country pale ale - session-ish strength, and generously hopped, tempered fruitiness in no short supply. Could see tearing through a few rounds of this, all other things being equal.

Serving type: bottle

12-27-2011 07:08:03 | More by biboergosum
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maxk

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.1%

12-20-2011 02:45:18 | More by maxk
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IronDjinn

Alberta (Canada)

3.58/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

From a 500 ml brown bottle. Pours out a hazed pale straw hue, 2 fingers of rocky frothy head that retains well.

Dry grains on the nose, some honey sweetness, tangerine notes, mild citrus rind.

Clean grains up front in the flavour, light citrus hangs low in the middle, while spicy, leafy hops finish things off. Some puckering grapefruit rind pops up in the aftertaste.

Medium-bodied mouthfeel, slick texture, medium carbonation.

Decent offering for an English Pale Ale, although the brewery lists it as a Blonde Ale. Mild in the malt department but skirts the line between English and American with the hops. Very clean.

Serving type: bottle

12-03-2011 21:22:58 | More by IronDjinn
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.73/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle, Mondiale 2011. No aroma. Lacey, but no head, on mid-yellow body. Somewhat hoppy, mid-mouthfeel, mild citrus tasty stuff. Very good drinkability and of course sensionable.Sastisfying, quenchable, something I would enjoy all the time if available in bottles over here.

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2011 13:33:31 | More by Sammy
Hurricane Jack from Fyne Ales Ltd
86 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.