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Black Jack Porter - Left Hand Brewing Company

Black Jack PorterBlack Jack Porter

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BA SCORE
84
good

907 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 907
Reviews: 455
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 11.86%


Brewed by:
Left Hand Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
English Porter |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-16-2001)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 907 | Reviews: 455 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by happygnome:
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happygnome

Minnesota

3.83/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: pours a transparent dark brown color with about a half inch of tan colored head that disappears at medium pace leaving sticky lacing around the edge of the glass and top of the beer. Carbonation bubbles can be seen rising to the top of the beer.

S: Very nice aroma. Cocoa, and roasted coffee aroma. Very inviting

T: Dark roasted cocoa and coffee, balanced with a nice sweet aroma. Slight bitterness.

M: medium bodied beer with good carbonation

Overall, this is a nice brew but i dont know that i will purchase again

Serving type: bottle

06-24-2011 13:25:02 | More by happygnome
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Black Jack Porter from Left Hand Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 907 ratings.