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Samuel Adams Fat Jack Double Pumpkin Ale - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Samuel Adams Fat Jack Double Pumpkin AleSamuel Adams Fat Jack Double Pumpkin Ale

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BA SCORE
82
good

871 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 871
Reviews: 192
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 16.02%
Wants: 56
Gots: 71 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 10-03-2011)
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CreightonSM

New York

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

11-08-2013 05:55:46 | More by CreightonSM
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ryho

Georgia

4/5  rDev +10.5%

11-08-2013 04:09:48 | More by ryho
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ScottyBonzai

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

11-08-2013 01:00:02 | More by ScottyBonzai
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Lemke10

Wisconsin

4.04/5  rDev +11.6%

This pours a medium brown color with a creamy, off-white head. The aroma is full of pumpkin and spice. The texture is much creamier then I would have expected. The mixture of pumpkin and spice is just right with a great finish. Finishes with a touch of lingering cinnamon. It still doesn’t rival the taste of Pumking, but it is still very good in it’s own way!

11-06-2013 01:07:56 | More by Lemke10
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valkyre65

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

11-05-2013 18:44:14 | More by valkyre65
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thejoshgray

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

11-05-2013 02:59:34 | More by thejoshgray
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PalatePilot

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

11-05-2013 01:41:53 | More by PalatePilot
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bigfnjoe

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

11-05-2013 01:31:21 | More by bigfnjoe
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

11-04-2013 23:36:35 | More by mendvicdog
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OldTime

Georgia

4/5  rDev +10.5%

11-04-2013 03:40:17 | More by OldTime
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Deeps

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -24%

11-04-2013 02:22:59 | More by Deeps
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Frobot13

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

11-04-2013 01:24:43 | More by Frobot13
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Jernej13

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

11-03-2013 21:31:01 | More by Jernej13
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firedwarftj

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

11-03-2013 18:25:08 | More by firedwarftj
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brandonld23

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

11-03-2013 16:18:33 | More by brandonld23
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bscalt

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

11-03-2013 04:12:16 | More by bscalt
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pjkelley82

New York

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

11-03-2013 03:07:17 | More by pjkelley82
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ptat

Delaware

4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

11-02-2013 20:37:57 | More by ptat
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Pensfan0782

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

11-02-2013 18:35:29 | More by Pensfan0782
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jp312

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

11-02-2013 14:25:27 | More by jp312
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krh

Illinois

4/5  rDev +10.5%

11-02-2013 03:06:01 | More by krh
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Alexm1219

Colorado

5/5  rDev +38.1%

11-02-2013 02:23:20 | More by Alexm1219
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mobrockman

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

11-02-2013 01:34:49 | More by mobrockman
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stampfler07

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

11-02-2013 00:50:42 | More by stampfler07
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Matthew_Phoenix

Illinois

4.09/5  rDev +13%

Had this last night to celebrate halloween.

A - I didn't have any glass to pour it in, so this rating of appearance is based on the bottle alone. Very attractive label just all around cool with the jack-o-lanturn and everything. Neat printing as well along with a description of the main ingredients. The label said it uses 28 pumpkins per barrel in the brewing process!

S - I didn't really get a whole lot of smell from this, mainly because I didn't pour, so I didn't get the full aroma. It gets an average score because of that.

T - This is where the beer shines. When it first hits my tongue, I don't get a whole lot, but like a delayed reaction, all the flavors start coming in. A whole load of spices is the most prominent taste noticed. Mostly cinnamon, nutmeg, maybe vanilla, maybe a few others I might be forgetting, I don't know my spices very well. I got a sort of pie crust, almost buttery taste at the end. For some reason I didn't taste a whole lot of pumpkin, its mostly spices, followed by buttery crust, then it finishes off with a slight beery bitterness, I missed the pumpkin, but that's not to say the taste isn't good, I just think they missed the pumpkin taste by making the spices and crust overpower the pumpkin itself.

M - It's real grainy on the tongue, probably a product of the spices, and it complements the pie crust thing they got going on. it's medium bodied, fishes off slightly on the wet side. Pretty good.

O - Pleasant experience. I would buy it again next fall. My only critique is the pumpkin taste got lost in all the other things they got going on, which is really what the beer is suppose to be about, pumpkin ale, other than that, a great beer.

11-01-2013 21:21:30 | More by Matthew_Phoenix
Samuel Adams Fat Jack Double Pumpkin Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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