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Jingle Java - Bent River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

85 Ratings
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Ratings: 85
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 12.9%
Wants: 2
Gots: 23 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Bent River Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: sprucetip on 12-16-2008

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3.39/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.82/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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3.86/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.27/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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3.7/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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4.14/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.29/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.77/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.81/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.34/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of larryarms847
4.14/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours dark brown almost black with thin layer of khaki foam.

Wow, tons of pecan, maple, caramel, and coffee notes.

Pecan, pecan, and more pecan! Loads of nuttiness with caramel, coffee, nutmeg, and other spice notes.

Light-medium bodied, light-medium carbonation, thin, and oily. Was hoping for a thicker mouthfeel.

Overall, the mouthfeel could use some touch up, but this is a straight up caramel pecan brew perfect for a holiday meal.

Photo of bnes09
4.31/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Nice espresso flavor coupled with dark chocolate, salted pretzels and pecans. Only mildly spicy and a nice balance with the malt. Overall, a very well done flavored stout and holiday ale.

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4.1/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of Trifecta1
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

Thoroughly impressed. Tastes like dark malts, malt, coffee, and nutty maple syrup. Delicious. Hats off to Bent River, this is a winner.

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3.99/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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4.4/5  rDev +9.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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4.12/5  rDev +2.2%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of cloverdaddy
3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

Pours a dark brown with a nice thick head that settles to about a half inch all the way down.

The smell is of peanut butter and heavy, heavy butterscotch.

Taste is of roasted malt, some slight bitter coffee and faint butterscotch

Pretty light to medium mouthfeel that is easily drank.

Overall, a beer that smells better than it tastes, but still quite good.

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Jingle Java from Bent River Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 85 ratings.