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Arcadia Jaw-Jacker - Arcadia Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
75
okay

338 Ratings
THE BROS
53
awful

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Ratings: 338
Reviews: 152
rAvg: 3.24
pDev: 21.3%
Wants: 2
Gots: 11 | 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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TCgoalie

Michigan

3/5  rDev -7.4%

12-29-2011 21:15:05 | More by TCgoalie
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THECPJ

Delaware

3/5  rDev -7.4%

12-19-2011 16:39:54 | More by THECPJ
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TasteTester

Ohio

3/5  rDev -7.4%

12-17-2011 01:37:09 | More by TasteTester
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rmalinowski4

Illinois

2/5  rDev -38.3%

12-17-2011 00:29:33 | More by rmalinowski4
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adamant1912

Michigan

3/5  rDev -7.4%

12-14-2011 19:59:23 | More by adamant1912
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breclark

Kansas

4/5  rDev +23.5%

12-14-2011 04:52:26 | More by breclark
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jaidenjb

Ohio

3/5  rDev -7.4%

12-11-2011 19:25:59 | More by jaidenjb
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Gtg642

Michigan

3/5  rDev -7.4%

12-06-2011 23:06:32 | More by Gtg642
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JoeBoxer522

Illinois

4/5  rDev +23.5%

12-06-2011 22:39:08 | More by JoeBoxer522
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RudiNicole

Michigan

4/5  rDev +23.5%

12-02-2011 15:23:56 | More by RudiNicole
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StoutHunter

Michigan

3/5  rDev -7.4%

11-27-2011 04:01:10 | More by StoutHunter
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Supergenious

Michigan

3/5  rDev -7.4%

11-22-2011 11:22:40 | More by Supergenious
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Another6Pack

Michigan

5/5  rDev +54.3%

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

Michigan

4/5  rDev +23.5%

11-21-2011 03:20:10 | More by FedExPope
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DoctorB2B

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -7.4%

11-20-2011 19:38:49 | More by DoctorB2B
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imperialking

Illinois

4/5  rDev +23.5%

11-18-2011 02:06:46 | More by imperialking
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MerkurKing16

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -7.4%

11-17-2011 15:25:16 | More by MerkurKing16
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MsRif

Pennsylvania

3.28/5  rDev +1.2%

Had on-tap at Capone's in Norristown, PA. Poured a brownish orange color with a slight bit of haze to it. Small white head with minimal lacing. Aroma of spices, vanilla, caramel...much like pumpkin pie, actually. Tasted like it smelled, though it was disappointingly one-dimensional. Could have been stronger on spices.

Light to medium in mouthfeel. Not a bad beer, just not great. Drinkable...give it a try once for the experience.

11-11-2011 16:42:52 | More by MsRif
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

3.4/5  rDev +4.9%

First had: on tap at Capone's, Norristown, PA

Poured a hazy burnt orange with a small white head that leaves a bit of streaky lacing. Light aroma of pumpkin pie spices and caramel. Taste of nutmeg and cinnamon, light spicy yeast, pithy and a bit vegetal, even though there isn't actually any pumpkin in this one. A little bit bland, but not entirely without its charm. Light-medium mouthfeel, and moderately drinkable.

11-07-2011 14:27:27 | More by Rifugium
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buschbeer

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

12oz bottle
Served in a pint glass

A - I pours orange to burnt orange in color. I got a skim of beige head.

S - I get some vanilla and nutmeg on the nose.

T - I get some spices: cinnamon, nutmeg, but they taste watered down.

M - Thin and watery

O - I like a lot of pumpkin beers. This doesn't rate up there with my favorites.

11-05-2011 22:02:11 | More by buschbeer
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divineaudio

Michigan

2.53/5  rDev -21.9%

pint glass

a - pours a hazy orange color with a few chunks of yeast sediment in it. forms a finger of off white head that calms quickly to a thin film. very little lacing.

s - all spice, nothing else.

t - unfortunately, flavor is dominated by spice. very little malt character coming through though there is a bit of bitterness in the finish.

m - thin with far too much carbonation.

o - well, at least it's appropriately named. not awful, but not for me. certainly won't be returning to this one.

10-24-2011 21:58:40 | More by divineaudio
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dorianmarley

Ohio

3.7/5  rDev +14.2%

Appearance is murky brown and orange, with nice lacing.

Nose has tons of cinnamon and spice, with cooked apples--very aromatic.

Taste is spicy, but not overwhelming. Has apple and brown sugar, and possibly a hint of pumpkin, but is much more of a spice beer than a pumpkin beer. Flavor dulls to just spice about midway through.

Mouthfeel is sort-of watery, with smooth carbonation and a nice spice bite.

Overall, not much of a pumpkin beer, but is well-spiced.

10-21-2011 03:08:07 | More by dorianmarley
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superspak

Michigan

3.68/5  rDev +13.6%

12 ounce bottle, no bottle date but most likely from this season. Pours very hazy golden orange color with a fairly dense 1-2 fingers of off white head with nice retention that reduces to a thin lacing cap. Aromas of big cinnamon, clove, pumpkin pie spice, nutmeg, caramel, and a bit of citrus. Decent aromas here, but there seems to be an odd medicinal aroma as well. Taste of big spiciness, clove, nutmeg, and cinnamon up front; with some caramel and sweetness near the finish. Not much bitterness on the finish; but notes of big spices, pepper, clove, and cinnamon linger on the finish. Medium bodied with fairly high carbonation; with a bit of a creamy moutfeel and smooth drinkability despite the carbonation level. No alcohol noticed other than a slight warming after the finish. Overall this is actually quite good for a spiced ale. Good balance of spices and sweetness, and I definitely enjoyed this.

10-18-2011 00:29:08 | More by superspak
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SolipsismalCat

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +8%

Poured into a pint glass.

A: Hazy amber with a few small particles, lots of bubbles, and a one-finger, off-white, foamy head that lasted a couple of minutes. Okay lacing.

S: Cinnamon and nutmeg up front. Sweet malt.

T: Moderate sweetness and light hop bitterness. Spicy and kind of tart.

M: Medium bodied with fizzy carbonation. Kind of smooth and slightly dry.

O: Average spiced ale. Good, but not great.

10-12-2011 01:01:06 | More by SolipsismalCat
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shortbus7

Ohio

3.8/5  rDev +17.3%

A: A copper orange color with a slight red tint. No head on this beer at all.

S: cinnamon and nutmeg with a slight touch of pumpkin.

T: Very spicy. Loads of cinnamon, nutmeg, and all spice. Has a slight pumpkin aftertaste. Very reminiscent of a fall day.

M: Good amount of carbonation with a medium body. Smooth and creamy.

O: One of the better pumpkin beers I believe. Has the right amount of spice and does not taste like an over-sweet desert beer.

10-06-2011 00:53:55 | More by shortbus7
Arcadia Jaw-Jacker from Arcadia Brewing Company
75 out of 100 based on 338 ratings.