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Arcadia Jaw-Jacker - Arcadia Brewing Company

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75
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334 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 334
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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Another6Pack

Michigan

5/5  rDev +54.3%

11-22-2011 02:15:43 | More by Another6Pack
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Nofear048

Illinois

5/5  rDev +54.3%

01-25-2013 05:58:48 | More by Nofear048
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JosephRAD

Michigan

5/5  rDev +54.3%

04-17-2014 21:29:06 | More by JosephRAD
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PrXiMiTi


4.75/5  rDev +46.6%

10-24-2012 05:41:26 | More by PrXiMiTi
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nortmand

Virginia

4.72/5  rDev +45.7%

Pours brilliant pumpkin orange. Fluffy white head.

Nutmeg dominates the aroma and is supported by balanced undercurrents of cinnamon, cloves and white pepper.

Slight sweetness up front, flavorful spice midtongue. Again, nutmeg dominates, but clove oil is also there. It also leaves a nice peppery heat tingle on the outer edges of the tongue. Fantastic. Very nice biscuit flavors there as well.

Medium bodied, this is a very nice beer. Solid English ale base, complex and interesting without being overbearing, this is a world class pumpkin ale.

09-12-2007 22:03:08 | More by nortmand
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PaulAD

Pennsylvania

4.63/5  rDev +42.9%

My brother recommended this to me in a sixtel. I am glad he did! This draft beer is very drinkable and leaves no aftertaste. I poured it in a chilled glass and the lines to my beer meister were brand new - a perfect setup for a good fall beer. Can't wait to get home tonight and have another!

11-20-2009 19:18:23 | More by PaulAD
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cynical1027

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +38.9%

02-20-2012 21:21:16 | More by cynical1027
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ianpstephens

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +38.9%

09-10-2013 04:10:41 | More by ianpstephens
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horsecorosous

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +38.9%

10-19-2013 04:26:40 | More by horsecorosous
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wrightst

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +38.9%

06-04-2014 02:29:51 | More by wrightst
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todesengel135

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +38.9%

08-10-2014 02:34:02 | More by todesengel135
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Katahdin

Pennsylvania

4.4/5  rDev +35.8%

This is a truly excellent fall beer. The aroma when first poured reminds one of a freshly baked pumpkin pie. Upon tasting it you will not be disappointed in the aroma, it truly has that pumpkin pie taste. Hints of nutmeg linger on your tongue. The beer is very drinkable, not at all heavy, and refreshing on a crisp fall day.

11-12-2009 16:56:49 | More by Katahdin
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david131

California

4.35/5  rDev +34.3%

A- A slightly hazy orange liquid with a small, thin white head. Absolutely no carbonation streams rising to the top.

S- Wow, very aromatic. Lots and lots of pumpkin and cinnamon and other spices. Very unique and interesting, it blows me away.

T- Delicious. Pumpkin and spices and a little bready. This covers all the bases. Wonderful and flavorful. Really impressive.

M- Very creamy and tasty. This makes my mouth water. Excellent.

D- Very well done. A little on the rich side, but this has replaced O'Fallon's as my favorite pumpkin ale.

09-28-2007 02:19:06 | More by david131
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HeavyMetalBrew

Michigan

4.3/5  rDev +32.7%

A: Amber color, cloudy, good head. some sediment.

S: Nutmeg, allspice, cinnamon, malty sweetness

T: Cinnamon, nutmeg, other spices followed by a pumpkin pie flavor.

M: Malty but easy to drink. Carbonated quite well.

Overall: This beer is really good. Spices up front with a pumpkin flavor and a pleasant aroma. Definitely recommend.

09-30-2011 22:46:43 | More by HeavyMetalBrew
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HopDerek

Pennsylvania

4.3/5  rDev +32.7%

Appears dark amber with some brown tint to it, 1/8 inch, very thin, white head with very little carbonation bubbles to the top, no lacing. Smells primarily of cinnamon, nutmeg, and pumpkin spices, very much like a pumpkin pie. Taste is of pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg, pumpkin spices, and some breadiness, with a sweet brown sugar pickup as the beer warms. Very smooth and creamy with little carbonation. Definitely a drinkable pumpkin ale, not too overwhelming in any of the aspects, nicely balanced with all of the flavors. Fantastic for a Fall brew.

10-01-2007 21:54:04 | More by HopDerek
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ROBSTARR

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +31.2%

01-13-2013 15:24:38 | More by ROBSTARR
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mobilarz85

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +31.2%

09-13-2013 16:53:16 | More by mobilarz85
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Rich540

California

4.25/5  rDev +31.2%

04-14-2012 00:26:58 | More by Rich540
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a6ladd


4.25/5  rDev +31.2%

10-05-2012 20:56:18 | More by a6ladd
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Peanut2074

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +31.2%

09-04-2013 09:00:11 | More by Peanut2074
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dirtylou

Washington

4.22/5  rDev +30.2%

12oz single...bought a 6 pack at Sam's in Downers Grove, right down the street from the Westin I am staying at for work and consumed while watching the cubs game and chargers-packers

appearance: sweet label featuring a man-eating pumpkin and the traditional arcadia font. pours into a hotel tumbler - body is a clear pumpkin shade of amber with a very minimal beige head and very little lacing

smell: nice pumpkin pie aroma - i can tell this one will have a fair amount of pumpkin flavour and not just a whole ton of spice. nutmeg, cinnamon, allspice, and brown sugar spotted in the background

taste: this is a very nice pumpkin ale that definitely fits somewhere in my top 5. I may have to scoop another 6 pack down here in case it does not make its way up to Madison. Flavour is dominated by a nice pumpkin pie aroma with a nice bready crust flavour highlight as well. The use of cinnamon is great and not overpowering. Nutmeg and brown sugar provide nice compliments as well

mouthfeel: smooth and creamy

drinkability: good

09-23-2007 20:14:36 | More by dirtylou
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pzrhsau

District of Columbia

4.2/5  rDev +29.6%

A: A deep rich ruby color that is slightly hazy. It has a decent sized laced head.
S: Nice sweet malt aroma with a great mixture of spices like cinnamon and all spice.
T: The beer has a fantastic woody cinnamon flavor that turns into all spice a nutmeg type flavor. The blend of spices and the malt really give me the allusion of a pumpkin beer even though this is not a pumpkin.
D/M:Crisp and clean but packs a subtle punch. Strong flavors that blend together well. The label was also really cool which misled me to think this was a pumpkin.

10-25-2010 01:52:32 | More by pzrhsau
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bluHatter

Michigan

4.2/5  rDev +29.6%

A: Poured a muddy/cloudy brown red color, little to no head, no lacing.

S: Pumpkin, allspice, nutmeg, apple, cinnamon, red wine. Smells like halloween in the fall. Very nice nose.

T: Cinnamon, pumpkin spices, allspice and some nutmeg. Sweetly bitter. There's something I love about pumpkin spices brewed into beer and wine. My favorite wine, for example, is a local wine called Witche's Brew, a red wine with very similar overtones.

M: A little carbonation, no alcohol tingle at all. Satisfying despite the lack of carbonation, partly due to its richness.

O: A great October ale, or something to remind you of the wonderful smells and tastes of Fall. I love the picture on the front - this may be my new favorite Halloween ale. Quite good.

09-12-2011 23:24:34 | More by bluHatter
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Buggabeer

Pennsylvania

4.1/5  rDev +26.5%

Foured into 16oz draft glass.
A. has the appearance of a pumpkin colored amber. very nice.
S. I can smell the nutmeg and cinnamon along with a hint of pumpkin.
T. I really enjoy the taste of this pumpkin beer much better than others I have tried. (Dogfishhead, Weyerbacher and Wolavers) however it does fall short of the Screaming Pumpkin Ale. You can pick up the nutmeg and cinnamon in this beer with a hint of pumpkin.
M. Like alot of beer it feel very good with no bad lingering after taste.
D. Again I think this is a very good pumpkin beer. Surprised not everyone feels the same.

10-17-2010 21:12:19 | More by Buggabeer
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brew3crew

Ohio

4.1/5  rDev +26.5%

On tap at hopcat CBS day. Oh what a day!

A-golden caramel with no head whatsoever

S-nice spiciness that reminds me of Thanksgiving

T-lavander with old spices. Almost like a Christmas ale

M- medium body and smooth

O-"tastes like Thanksgiving" said waitress and it didn't disappoint

10-02-2011 15:59:18 | More by brew3crew
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Arcadia Jaw-Jacker from Arcadia Brewing Company
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