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Imperial Jack - Minhas Craft Brewery

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BA SCORE
62
poor

133 Ratings
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Ratings: 133
Reviews: 47
rAvg: 2.55
pDev: 28.63%
Wants: 0
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Minhas Craft Brewery visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: biggred1 on 09-27-2011)
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2/5  rDev -21.6%

Jfoster44, Oct 10, 2014
Photo of scaliasux
1.38/5  rDev -45.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1

L -Light amber. Hazy. Short white head, not persistent.
S - Sugar and vague citrusy hops. A little fruity.
T - Not good. Indistint cloying sweetness. Bitter slightly citrus finish.
O - The two primary characters are cloying and bitter. Not a great combo.

scaliasux, Oct 07, 2014
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3.43/5  rDev +34.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Minhas Creek Brewing 'Imperial Jack Dbl IPA' @ 8.5% , served from a 650 ml bottle purchased for $4

A-pour is gold from the bottle to a hazy amber in the glass with a small thin off-white head leaving a streaky lace along the pint

S-funky hops

T-big booze (eww) , definately not smooth

MF-lack of carbonation , full ugly body

Ov-one & done , almost a drain pour

prost LampertLand

LampertLand, Oct 06, 2014
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2.68/5  rDev +5.1%

diablo14, Sep 27, 2014
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2.92/5  rDev +14.5%

LostandBound, Sep 13, 2014
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3.04/5  rDev +19.2%

GeePee, Aug 31, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +76.5%

jeremy219, Aug 30, 2014
Photo of kkleu357
1.3/5  rDev -49%

From notes on 10/27/13

Boatwain Double IPA from Trader Joes. Pours the color of bright orange yellow. Not much smell, but what smell there is isn't pleasant. Not really hoppy at all. Kind of a rust taste. Easily the worst pale ale I've ever had. But paid $2 for a 22 once bottle, so can’t expect much.

kkleu357, Aug 28, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev +7.8%

InsaneBeerLover, Aug 11, 2014
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3/5  rDev +17.6%

olafphysics, Aug 10, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -11.8%

Gobearswalter34, Aug 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +76.5%

tlema1, Jul 19, 2014
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2/5  rDev -21.6%

Oidmoe, Jul 14, 2014
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1.85/5  rDev -27.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.25

Wow, I'm not really sure why this was called a double IPA. The brewery needs to look up what a double IPA.
It's a amber color, it says the IBU are 75 I don't think so. I could not find a brew date on it anywhere so I assume it was fresh.
I wasted $12.00 for the six pack

Sodamhwf, Jul 12, 2014
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1.63/5  rDev -36.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

I purchased this for 2 bucks and change for a bomber which should have been a good clue that this is terrible. Pours an amber color with a white head that dissipates quickly. Double ipa? The smell is only malt and sulfur. The taste is that of a maltier rhinelander export lager. This is garbage. This should be labeled malt liquor. Rhinelander, be embarrassed. This is awful.

Greggy, Jun 11, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -11.8%

mctizzz, May 31, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +27.5%

ssimpson89, May 18, 2014
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3/5  rDev +17.6%

Fusebuddy, May 04, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -2%

bismarksays, Apr 14, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev +7.8%

EdTheEdge, Apr 14, 2014
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3/5  rDev +17.6%

MidwestBA, Apr 13, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev +7.8%

skinnycox, Apr 07, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev +7.8%

LJWalker, Mar 21, 2014
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1/5  rDev -60.8%

sjjn, Mar 13, 2014
Photo of JamieDuncan
3.76/5  rDev +47.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Picked this up for $2.50 for a 22, thinking, "how bad can it be." Not much on appearance, kinda thin looking with little head. Smell was surprisingly weak for an IPA, where is that wonderful smell? However, does not smell bad, just not what I was expecting so I had to adjust my expectations. Taste was also odd, again, did not have the IPA taste. Confusing because it was not what I expected but not bad. After getting past the idea of this being an IPA and just looking at it as a beer it is not bad. Easy to drink and rather tasty, does not come across as 8.5%. Overall it gets bonus points for ABV and cost. Will probably pick up a few more of these as a value buy for quantity over quality days. If you are looking for a good cheap beer, winner. If you are looking for a good IPA, pass it by.

JamieDuncan, Mar 08, 2014
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Imperial Jack from Minhas Craft Brewery
62 out of 100 based on 133 ratings.