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Black Jack Porter - Left Hand Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

1,052 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,052
Reviews: 466
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 11.83%
Wants: 36
Gots: 78 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Left Hand Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
English Porter |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Slight malt Sweetness with notes of dark chocolate, espresso and herbal hops.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-16-2001)
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4.52/5  rDev +21.5%

beoirific, Sep 05, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev +1.1%

Bilzor, Sep 05, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev -3.2%

Thanks for tossing this my way Pete! Enjoyed from a left hand globe.

Brew pours a watery black with a thin off grey head that doesn't hang out long but leaves some spotty lace.
Nose is roast and char with chocolate backbone.
Taste is pretty down the middle with a good amount of porter char and roasted chocolate. Mouth is cooling and char and very porter like. Nothing really fancy about this, just a run of the mill porter. No big coffee, no deep chocolate, no vanilla...good, not great.

cosmicevan, Sep 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

SDRedDevil, Sep 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

One of the lighter-colored porters I've had. It's quite nice.

SoCalBeerIdiot, Sep 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

KevinGordon, Aug 29, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +21%

DOCRW, Aug 27, 2014
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3.45/5  rDev -7.3%

nhirsch04, Aug 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Skyjmpr, Aug 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +21%

wrightst, Aug 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

schimschim, Aug 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

kpowledge, Aug 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

Hohnbaum, Aug 21, 2014
Photo of Act25
3.85/5  rDev +3.5%

Left Hand is always near front but not front of pack. This beer included. Very solid, would try again, juicy - great aroma - body - mouth feel.

A: 4 - Nice lacing and body, browner, tawnier than other porters.
S: 3.9 - Pungent, astringent, char and chocolate.
T: 3.7 - A nice solid porter, a bit sweeter and less complex than the best, but solid.
MF: 3.8
Overall - suggest a blind taste test with Anchor Steam, Smutty nose, and others.

Act25, Aug 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

22Blue, Aug 18, 2014
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3.56/5  rDev -4.3%

Northtexan, Aug 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

gshackles, Aug 17, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev +14%

Atamu, Aug 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

cd34, Aug 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

LukeGude, Aug 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

carlmoberg, Aug 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Evil_Pidde, Aug 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

WDJersey, Aug 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

IowaBiertrinker, Aug 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

PatrickKlopfenstein, Aug 07, 2014
Black Jack Porter from Left Hand Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,052 ratings.