Jacques Au Lantern | Evolution Craft Brewing Company

BA SCORE
84
good
252 Ratings
Jacques Au LanternJacques Au Lantern
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Evolution Craft Brewing Company
Maryland, United States
evolutioncraftbrewing.com

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.30%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by lackenhauser on 10-28-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
252
Reviews:
48
Avg:
3.73
pDev:
13.14%
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
43
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 252 |  Reviews: 48
Photo of PGVG
3/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of John_Beeryman
4/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Marraybay
3.69/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Look: Coppery; what head there was dissipated very quickly.

Smell: Sweet:

Taste: Much like the nose, prominent upfront sweetness bundled with alcohol that carries thru to the finish.
Some mentioning belian, but to me it's more scotch-ale like. Not getting a whole lot with respect to spices or other flavors. No real bitterness to speak of.

Feel: A bit thin.

Overall: Pleasant enough. but not much else going on here.

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Photo of jancona
3.78/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PA-hunter
2.81/5  rDev -24.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Poured 12oz bottle into snifter glass. 6.3% abv.

Appearance- Pours a dark copper with 2 finger head quick to dissipate. Quite clear.

Smell- Pumpkin, a blend of spices such as cinnamon and spicier notes of clove.

Taste- Very sweet sugary malt, Belgian-esque in a sense. Pumpkin kicks in before quickly being faded out by a collection of spices, mainly clove, and the sweet malty taste.

Mouthfeel- Medium in body with low carbonation.

Overall- Something about the spice and malt combo did not meld together nicely. The very sweet malt noted clashed with the overly spicy flavors. For this reason this beer did not seem drinkable and a bit off.

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Photo of Lukebell15
3.68/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of leroybrown10
3.8/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a medium amber color with a bit of orange. 1+ finger head is and a light cream color. Good clarity. No lacing.

Aroma is pumpkin, nutmeg, and clove. Caramel malt.

Taste like the aroma. Big spice taste. Nutmeg, clove, cinnamon, and ginger. Pumpkin and brown sugar. Caramel, toffee, and biscuit.

Medium body with a creamy moth feel. Medium carbonation. Spice flavors linger.

I'm generally not a huge pumpkin beer fan but this a good one. Pumpkin is noticeable but not overpowering. Spices are well blended so no one dominates the others.

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Photo of Karibourgeois
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tone77
3.47/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a cloudy, orange/brown color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of pumpkin, little else. Taste is pumpkin, malts, subtle spices in the background. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall, a little light on the spices, but an enjoyable beer.

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Photo of tim88th
3.67/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Very nice pleasant pumpkin taste to this beer

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Photo of batt6343
4.1/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JPowell712
3.74/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TTripp725
3.48/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ordybill
4.49/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass at Gettysburg Eddie's in Gettysburg, PA. This beer is a nice pumpkin orange color with a small white head. the aroma is full of pumpkin and nutmeg with some cinnamon, very inviting. The flavor is a really good pumpkin and cinnamon mix. This is a medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation. An excellent pumpkin beer.

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Photo of JayQue
3.84/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I liked this one. Appearance not so great but everything else was good!!!! Poured a hazy orange color into a pint glass. Minimal size fizzy white head on a hard pour. Head retention was minimal and no lacing on the glass. Aroma and taste were more impressive. The pumpkin and pumpkin spices were very subdued. The big aromas and flavors came from sweet malts and very prominent yeastiness. The yeast was as prominent in this beer as it is in a Saison. I like it when the pumpkin spices are not overdone. This is a tasty beer. The mouthfeel is rich enough and there is a slight alcohol burn that you would expect in a higher abv beer. On the whole, very well done.

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Photo of Prue
3.64/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of EvoRich
4.34/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Look: Pours copper in color with a fizzy head which fades quickly.

Smell: Pumpkin is very up front with cinnamon and nutmeg present.

Taste: Cinnamon is very powerful along with the nutmeg. Pumpkin flavor is very strong as well.

Feel: Medium bodied. Slightly creamy texture. not as carbonation as the fizzy head would suggest.

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Photo of MarvinSnyder
3.97/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Emoney1975
3.69/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Buzogine
4.25/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Great fricken beer!

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Photo of Jack_Frost79
3.81/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of epyon396
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hophugger
3.32/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Nice golden pumplin in color with very little haed and lacing. Aroma is light and pleasant with hints of dry spice, pumpkin and malt. Taste is light with touches of dry spice, nutmeg, sweet malt, and some tanginess. Finish is decent with a cool, alcoholic taste lingering..

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Photo of MisledTitan
3.51/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of clayrock81
3.77/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured a cloudy amber tinted orange body with one finger head and little lace. Aroma is strong in terms of nutmeg, pepper, minor notes of pumpkin. Light to medium bodied with a subdued pumpkin taste and is more of a spicy/bready beer than straight pumpkin. The finish is a little dry and grainy and doesn't compliment the beer as much as it could.

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Jacques Au Lantern from Evolution Craft Brewing Company
3.73 out of 5 based on 252 ratings.
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