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Imperial Jack - Minhas Craft Brewery

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Imperial JackImperial Jack

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129 Ratings
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Ratings: 129
Reviews: 45
rAvg: 2.55
pDev: 28.63%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | 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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3.5/5  rDev +37.3%

Minn_Joe, Jun 04, 2013
Photo of BeerLover99
1.85/5  rDev -27.5%

A: shiny brown orange, finger khaki head, ok lacing

S: metallic, sour apple, sweet malt

T: sugar, green apple, bitter mouth

M: light/med body, bubbly, crisp mouth

O: UGH, guess get what you pay for??!!
$2.99 is TOO good to be true for any Double IPA.
Could barely drink 1/2 the 750 ml bottle.


BeerLover99, May 23, 2013
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1.5/5  rDev -41.2%

discharmingly, May 20, 2013
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2/5  rDev -21.6%

twenty5, May 15, 2013
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3/5  rDev +17.6%

DrunkinYogi, May 15, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +27.5%

ESeab, May 07, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev +7.8%

Stumpy29er, Apr 14, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -2%

mattknueven, Apr 09, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev +7.8%

BigMikie, Apr 05, 2013
Photo of tone77
2.55/5  rDev 0%

Poured from a brown 22 oz. bottle. Has a cloudy caramel color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is mild, a bit of malts. Taste is not so good. A bit of hops up front, not nearly enough for this style, some malts, oh no, Now I am getting some of that Minhas flavor profile I know so well, green apples and plastic. Dammit man. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall the best quality about this beer was the low price tag.

tone77, Apr 03, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -11.8%

Goldfishman, Mar 18, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -11.8%

jaimenavarrog, Mar 10, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev +7.8%

bubseymour, Jan 25, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -11.8%

Bruso413, Jan 17, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -2%

jenray, Jan 12, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -11.8%

alamode, Dec 28, 2012
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2/5  rDev -21.6%

stealth, Dec 25, 2012
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1/5  rDev -60.8%

OldhouseRecs, Dec 21, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -2%

durlta, Dec 18, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -41.2%

Brewblues, Dec 06, 2012
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1.25/5  rDev -51%

Hopstout, Dec 02, 2012
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2/5  rDev -21.6%

TheBeermin, Nov 03, 2012
Photo of russpowell
2.65/5  rDev +3.9%

Damn, should've whipped out my glasses,if I'd known it was from these dudes, I probably would've passed. Here' goes nuttin

Pours amber/caramel with 3 fingers. Great head retention & lacing

S: Apple peels, nothing else really

T: Grassy, slight pear sweetness, maybe a slight bit of citrus up front . Some herbal hops with a whisper of woody hops too, a lot of apple juice & dryness. Finishes fruitty & dry

MF: Medium bodied, firm carbonation, hops are muted

Where are the freaking hops??? A total fraud for lack of a better description... I can drink this okay, but very far off style. Sadly I got 3 more from these guys to review I guess you can't appreciate a good beer some times until you have some thing to compare it to

russpowell, Oct 23, 2012
Photo of TMoney2591
1.9/5  rDev -25.5%

Served in a Walter Payton shaker pint glass.

Going from the sadness of "Mystical" to the apparent power of "Imperial". Fingers are crossed. This pours a clear copper brass topped by a finger of off-white foam. The nose comprises sweet flowers, light grass, dry leaves (think Autumn), light powdered sugar, and mentholated caramel. This doesn't bode well. The taste, I suppose, brings in more of the same, but it all comes through in a swift-kick-in-the-balls of straight bitterness wrapped in dry, crusty, menthol-y caramel. Dammit, this shit hurts my tongue proportionately as much as a kick to the balls. Wow. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a slickly-syrupy feel. Overall, this is just plain godawful. Seriously. I'm warning you: don't drink this if you value your tastebuds. Goddamn, man!

TMoney2591, Oct 18, 2012
Imperial Jack from Minhas Craft Brewery
62 out of 100 based on 129 ratings.