Jack Hammer | BrewDog

Jack HammerJack Hammer
BA SCORE
85.8%
Liked This Beer
4.05 w/ 316 ratings
Jack HammerJack Hammer
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
BrewDog
Scotland, United Kingdom
brewdog.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
The devastatingly bitter finish will drill straight through your taste buds. If you like hops and bitterness then go ahead. But be warned: this beer has more bitterness than a human palate (or nipple) can detect. For freaks, craft beer junkies and stamp collectors only.

The second placed beer in our 2012 Prototype Challenge is a BrewDog staff favourite, and made a brief guest appearance in our bars last summer.

Added by dgilks on 01-17-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,205
Reviews:
52
Ratings:
316
Liked:
271
Avg:
4.05/5
pDev:
9.88%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
125
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 316 |  Reviews: 52
Photo of schoolboy
3.83/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Wow, another great AIPA. What do we do with so much richness? This one is the second Brewdog from Columbus that is clearly in the American mainstream, instead of the old style Brewdog Scottish offensice.

It pours a pale dirty yellow with fine head. The aroma is an enticing hops smell. The taste is a mostly dry hoppy bitter with loads of complexity to keep it interesting.

This is another great AIPA. Some much to drink and so little time.

Recommended.

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Photo of BB1313
3.88/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Canned on 8/22/17. 12oz can poured into a tulip. Pours golden with great clarity and has bubbles racing upwards; fluffy eggshell white head that slowly falls leaving great retention and nice lacing. The aromas are citrus forward. Citra hops seem to shine. Some sweet cream in the mix. Malts are in the background. The flavors are pretty bold. Lots of fresh pine. Sweet orange is there. Subtle hints of lemon and grapefruit. Really nice sharp bitterness. Malts seem to take a backseat. Mouthfeel is very nice. It's medium-bodied with active carbonation. It's fluffy and ultimately smooth.

This is a very nice IPA. It's more on the classic traditional side, but has some "new school" to it as well. Nice hop aromas and flavors. The craftsmanship is on point. It's fun to drink. Well done.

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Photo of BdM
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of zacroyce
3.71/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of chrismattlin
4.16/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ejimhof
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of crewfan1952
3.59/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of igl
5/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of josanguapo
4.03/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

From Club del Gourmet of El Corte Ingles. In Teku glass. Playing A Foretold Affair. Very hoppy, herbal and tropical with also refreshing sweetness. Alcohol noticeable but adding to it positively, making it feel more robust

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Photo of baldy00
4.16/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of danflux
4.06/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of vinicole
3.81/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle. Hazy orange. Thin wispy head.
Light citrus aroma with tropical fruits. Tangerine most noticeable.
The taste is an understated reflection of the bouquet. Long bitter finish.
Medium body and carbonation.

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Photo of RMW66
4.1/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chebode2
4.1/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of migleskun
3.77/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DJ-Hophead
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

330 ml bottle, Tesco's, Bristol - Pours clear golden with a medium foamy white head. Nice lacing. Medium carbonation. Aroma- citrus at the front - grapefruit/mango, light resin at the back. Taste - citrus notes at the front - grapefruit, light resin, hints of caramel, finishes with a large dry bitter finish. Best beer in my opinion of Brewdog's core range. If you like strong bittered American hopped IPA's this is for you.

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Photo of bylerteck
3.94/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of West_Chester_Ale_Tester
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of schavuytje
3.56/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Light golden color with plaque foam scented to pineapple, tropical fruit in the drunk an edge of citrusschil and after a light water tooth dry after,Amarillo, Centennial, Citra, Columbus, Simcoe

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3.94/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of monkist
4.21/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of yaron73
4.35/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.19/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.98/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of nightgardener
3.12/5  rDev -23%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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Jack Hammer from BrewDog
Beer rating: 85.8% out of 100 with 316 ratings
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