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Jack Straw | Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
Ohio, United States
fatheadscleveland.com

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by mattsucks on 03-21-2014

BEER STATS
Reviews:
22
Ratings:
118
Avg:
3.87
pDev:
21.71%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
19
For Trade:
0
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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Photo of nicholas2121
4.06/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Jack Straw brewed by Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon, with an ABV of 5.2% This brew pours out a nice golden amber color with a nice white head. The smell of Jack Straw is is grains ,malts, and a hit of hops. Not much to the smell of this brew, not saying that is a bad thing. Now for the taste it is bitter, but smooth. I like how Jack Straw is different from most brews on the market. There is a strong bitterness at first but the end is smooth and rich. Jack Straw has a nice balance to it, there is nothing overpowering about this brew. The mouthfeel of Jack Straw bold, rich , and refreshing. Overall I'm giving Jack Straw a 4.25 out of 5. I would buy this brew again. Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon did a nice job with this brew.

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Photo of Jpinoniemi
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Billolick
3.94/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle, w/ bottled on dating info on the neck of the bottle, nice

Pours yellow/golden, tiny bubble off white mini head, goes to a film, thin collar and leaves spottly low lacing.

Lemony and malty nose.

Crisp and tasty Pilsner. More lemon, some lime, wheaty malts. Nicely done....would likely go great with some bbq, or a burger or spicy food.

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Photo of Cynic-ale
3.65/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GOBLIN
4.18/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Absolutely dialed in, well done Fat Heads ! From the appearance to the aromas, feel and taste this is a true pilsener at it's finest. Already known for their world class hoppy beers, in my opinion, Fat heads brews some of the best representations of lager styles that can be had. And since The Wright Pils is out for the season this'll be my go to.

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Photo of WVbeergeek
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of Zonian1
4.02/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of brother_rebus
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

thickest longest lasting head of any beer that has ever graced my pallet. golden straw color. dry malty smell. taste is similar; grainy yet crisp. surprisingly smooth mellow wash, with an earthy aftertaste.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of McMatt7
3.82/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of WoodBrew
3.82/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Jack Straw is Jack Chill.....liken it! The beer poured a lighter gold with white head that is not leaving much lacing. The scent has grass like tones with hints of biscuit. The taste starts with grass like roots with some bread then finishes with waif of alcohol. The mouthfeel is lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall its a decent pils.

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Photo of miketd
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of zimm421
3.89/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kegatron
3.47/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of glass_house
3.79/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lanstrum
3/5  rDev -22.5%

Photo of wellsnb
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of cdman56
3.07/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of cyrushire
3.71/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Caveworm
4.25/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Jack Straw - Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon. Poured from the bottle into a glass, this brew's head is two fingers thick and soapy, with scant lacing, and a golden clear body.

I smell bright and lively grains and malts. A slight citrus zip showed up towards the end for me. Not too much hops in the smell here.

Tastes like a mild touch of hops, along with the livelier grains mentioned above. Nice and smooth balance to this drink. I can see why this would be a good choice after being out on hot weather..

This beer's mouthfeel is clean and smooth. A very good job done here when it comes to refreshing and going down easy.

Overall,I'll give Jack Straw - Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon a 4.25. I'd grab this again on a stifling day for sure.

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Photo of MJSJr
4.24/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of chillwave22
3.7/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of BrewUSA
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ALLISON01
3.62/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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Jack Straw from Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
3.87 out of 5 based on 118 ratings.
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