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Arcadia Jaw-Jacker - Arcadia Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
75
okay

325 Ratings
THE BROS
53
awful

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Ratings: 325
Reviews: 152
rAvg: 3.24
pDev: 21.3%
Wants: 2
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Arcadia Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
This is an ale brewed with spices, not brewed with pumpkin.

(Beer added by: nortmand on 09-12-2007)
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Reviews by clint1019:
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clint1019

Michigan

3.08/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Deep gold color with a cream colored head that dissapated into a thin cover.

S - All the the typical aroma's of a pumpkin pie with out the pumpkin: clove, nutmeg, & cinnamon.

T - Sweet malt flavor that is almost overwhelmed by the strong spicing in this beer.

M - Light bodied.

O - This beer is not to be confused with a pumpkin beer. This is a spiced beer and should be reviewed as such. That being said the spicing in this beer is a little over-powering. It's hard to taste or smell anything else with all the spicyness going on here.

Serving type: bottle

09-05-2011 12:36:49 | More by clint1019
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Arcadia Jaw-Jacker from Arcadia Brewing Company
75 out of 100 based on 325 ratings.