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Jacques Au Lantern | Evolution Craft Brewing Company

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3.67/5
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264 Ratings
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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:
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Added by lackenhauser on 10-28-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#31,770
Reviews:
51
Ratings:
264
pDev:
13.08%
Bros Score:
4
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
47
Trade:
0
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 264 |  Reviews: 51
Photo of madelf66
3.64/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Furley80
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of edthehead
3.77/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cyber_phoenix
3.96/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of brentk56
3.79/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Pours with a nice bubble show though the head doesn't amount to all that much; the liquid is hazy and amber; the head fades quickly, leaving a few spots of lace

Smell: Pumpkin pie spices (cinnamon, allspice, clove) and spicy yeast phenols; brown sugar, but not much pumpkin

Taste: Pies spices, yeast phenols and brown sugar comingle on the tastebuds; little pumpkin flavor, though; rather sweet through the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: Interesting use of the spices but the overall sweetness and the lack of pumpkin flavor reduces the enjoyment

Thanks, larryi86, for the opportunity

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Photo of harryhops
3.74/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of therubicon
3.69/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StonewallSipper
3.85/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KE5BM
2.75/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of dmorgan310
3.72/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of OB1
3.86/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Dweedlebug
4.19/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PGVG
3/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of John_Beeryman
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Marraybay
3.69/5  rDev +0.5%
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 +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PA-hunter
2.81/5  rDev -23.4%
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 +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of leroybrown10
3.8/5  rDev +3.5%
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 -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tone77
3.47/5  rDev -5.4%
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 0%
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 +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JPowell712
3.74/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TTripp725
3.48/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Jacques Au Lantern from Evolution Craft Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.67 out of 5 with 264 ratings
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