Thunder Ann | Jackalope Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Jackalope Brewing Company
Tennessee, United States
jackalopebrew.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Thunder Ann came about after a massive google search trying to come up with a name that we thought could represent our American Pale Ale. That’s how we found out about a little lady name Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind Crockett. She was Davy Crockett’s wife (well, in the folklore, according to Wikipedia, he married someone named Mary) and she was a bad ass. Seriously. Look her up. We mulled it over and thought that Thunder Ann could also be a pretty great name for a beer.

Added by sommersb on 08-04-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
168
Reviews:
21
Avg:
3.69
pDev:
10.57%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
47
For Trade:
0
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.17/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

people in the know in nashville love this one, and thats usually a good sign. its also usually a good sign when you order an american pale and it come out of the tap a glowing bright orange color, you know you are in for something a little more than a generic pale, and this is anything but generic. it has a bright citrus complexion on the hop side, but seems like it might even have some fruit in it, tangerine and grapefruit, but its not too bitter. hops smell incredible, a little better than they taste, with notes of pineapple and mango and passion fruit, but not quite hoppy enough to be an ipa. i like the balance in this, fuller bodied for what it is, still drinking light because of the robust carbonation. i think this is the best hoppy beer i had in nashville, it brings all the elements together in a refreshing package thats unique and well made enough to satisfy any beer geek. nothing but positives for this one in my book, i wish it was available out here, as i dont believe colorado has a pale ale that does all of this...

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3.49/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NeroFiddled
3.9/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Jackalope Brewing "Thunder Ann"
on tap at the brewery, 4 April 2015

Notes: Golden-orange body beneath a bright white head. Average retention and lacing. Clean but not bold nose of citrusy, piney, woody hops over a bready malt base. The flavor simply repeats the aroma. It's not bold, but there are some pleasant hops going on. Very even keel . Nicely balanced. Drinkable.

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2.94/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.75

12 oz can from TN with a 21 Feb. 2017 canning date.

Hazy amber body topped by a semi-durable off-white head.

Aroma; dank tropical fruits. The flavor largely follows and includes some grassy notes and light funk. Mild bitterness that's typical for style.
Medium body with medium carbonation.
DNF
Overall: disappointing

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3.54/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pretty balanced take on the style.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.77/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.58/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear, copper color. 1/4 inch head of a white color. Good retention and good lacing. Smells of citrus hops, hops, sweet malt, slight alcohol, and a hint of yeast. Fits the style of an American Pale Ale. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of citrus hops, hops, slight sweet malt, slight alcohol, and a hint of yeast. Overall, decent appearance, aroma, and body.

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Photo of IPAchris
3.74/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheSevenDuffs
3.9/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A - Hazy orange/yellow with half a finger of white head.

S - Grapefruit tangerine, pineapple, pine. Light honey sweetness

T - Good bitterness for the style. Pine, tangerine, peach, grapefruit, honey/caramel malt sweetness in background.

M - Light to medium body. Sticky. Moderate carbonation.

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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.53/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.73/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.71/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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Thunder Ann from Jackalope Brewing Company
3.69 out of 5 based on 168 ratings.
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