Corduroy Cowboy
Brewmaster Jack

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Brewmaster Jack
Massachusetts, United States
Imperial IPA
3.9 | pDev: 8.46%
May 16, 2017
Mar 16, 2017
Very Good
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Rated: 4 by Ecxeeder616 from Massachusetts

May 16, 2017
Rated: 3.64 by Jbavi360 from New York

May 07, 2017
Rated: 3.69 by RickyBfromCT from Connecticut

May 06, 2017
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Reviewed by Billolick from New York

4.1/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Tall silver can, no freshness/canning info that I can find.

Medium haze, lighter amber, quality looking and lasting cap, leaving froth, and moderate sheets of fine lacing.

Mango up front on the fruity nose

Tasty DIPA, moderate amounts of fruit (again mango) and just more then a hint resinyof resiny hops.

Apr 20, 2017
Rated: 3.99 by ScottP from New Hampshire

Apr 19, 2017
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Reviewed by Davepoolesque from Massachusetts

4.21/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Golden orange in color. Hazy in appearance. Unripe mango up front, tangerine, orange zest and grapefruit pith. So dry finish. Drinks extremely light for a dipa. Pine bitterness lingers on the finish. This is really good.
Apr 10, 2017
Rated: 4.07 by Jeromedepot from New York

Apr 09, 2017
Rated: 4.25 by paulish from New York

Apr 08, 2017
Rated: 3.43 by vfgccp from New York

Apr 07, 2017
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Reviewed by StoutElk_92 from Massachusetts

4.4/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
16 oz. can

Pours slightly hazy gold with a creamy frothy white foam head. Smells super dank with big mango juice, mango, orange citrus, grapefruit, passionfruit, guava, pineapple, toasty nutty caramelized malt, with dank earthy herbal grass and floral resinous pine. Tastes like juicy mango, orange citrus, grapefruit, passionfruit, guava, pineapple, toasty nutty caramelized malt, with dank earthy herbal grass and floral resinous pine. Feels medium bodied, creamy with moderate carbonation. Overall a nice DIPA with mango juice.
Apr 07, 2017
Rated: 4.25 by Gkruszewski from New York

Apr 04, 2017
Rated: 4.25 by mattycasey from Massachusetts

Apr 04, 2017
Rated: 3.99 by edthehead from Maryland

Apr 03, 2017
Rated: 4.21 by JLapadura from New York

Apr 02, 2017
Rated: 3.75 by dental from Massachusetts

Apr 01, 2017
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Reviewed by JohnnyB from Massachusetts

3.94/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
It's good. Nothing jumps out. Not over the top with anything. A smooth drinking double. Well balanced, no sign of the 8.4ABV. Overall, a decent double.
Mar 31, 2017
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Reviewed by Phishagonia from Connecticut

3.48/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Not going to lie, was intrigued by the label (something I hadn't seen before), and when I saw it was a DIPA from Massachusetts I decided to give it a whirl. The "brewed with mango" was interesting as well. This beer has a soft orange haze to it, but more translucent than opaque. Smell was a bit of fruit, maybe some unripe mango, a bit of citrus, and a little bit of pine. Taste...hmm...I didnt get much of the fruit/citrus in the taste, and the hints of mango were a bit tart. It honestly tastes like a standard, middle of the road, East-Coast DIPA without much fanfare. I will say, the booze is a bit hidden behind some confusing flavors. I do appreciate a DIPA where the booze is not one of the first flavors you get. The finish has more of the tart mango, and lingers for awhile. Overall, I think this could have potential if they brought more of the fruit to the forefront. I probably would not get this again, but I'll try any DIPA from New England once.
Mar 28, 2017
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Reviewed by mfrank421 from Massachusetts

3.89/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Poured into a tulip from a 16oz can. Can says "brewed with mango juice" which is funny because this beer is only nearly as juicy as some Tree House beers I've recently had that are brewed without any fruit added. That said, comparing any beer to TH is not fair and this beer is balanced and tasty. For 8.4 ABV its very drinkable and tasty. This is my first Brewmaster Jack offering and its captured my attention. I will be trying others. ..
Mar 27, 2017
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Reviewed by fmccormi from California

3.14/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3
Straight pour from a 16oz can to an oversized wineglass (JK stem—what else?). No freshness or packaging information is present on this case, from what I can tell. Seems like a pretty small operation, but hey. Always down to try something new (to me) and regional.

Appearance (4.25): Two full fingers of custard-colored foam rise off of the pour, capping a slightly hazy, burnt orange-honey colored body that’s glowing, bright orange at the corners. The head dies down quite slowly, leaving thick waves and filmy arcs around the sides of the glass. As the drink goes on, lacing is more sparse, but the original foamy splotches remain.

Smell (4.0): Kind of the usual tropical fruit salad aroma going on here: mango (obviously), like your standard Keitt variety, along with some richer papaya and a bit of lemon curd. The malt is present, too, with light brown sugar, wheat bread, and a little bit of oyster cracker. No booze. There’s also some kind of vegetal-dank aroma going on here, too, that’s adds a touch of green onion and resin. I actually kind of like that it adds an earthy texture to it.

Taste (2.5): This is . . . definitely more bitter than I was anticipating. Unfortunately, it really leans into the oniony, earthy aspect. Which is not great. That part leads the way on the palate, with a vegetal flavor and mildly astringent, oniony bitterness, colored in a bit with light, juicy, sweet citrus flavors: a bit of tangelo, a bit of mango. Oddly, the bitterness can take on a feeling kind of like lime flesh toward the finish. Again, no booze, which is fairly impressive. The hops also add some spicy, kind of earthy flavor that becomes prominent just past the mid-palate, and sticks around through the finish and into the aftertaste. It’s most pleasant before the finish, because it blends with some onion-like flavor in the aftertaste. Overall, I’d say this is right about average, except the oniony aftertaste really does not leave a great impression.

Mouthfeel (3.25): The body feels medium-full with a decent slickness to it, and carbonation is pretty average in coarseness. Hops dry it out significantly, leading to a dry, somewhat spicy finish. It’s pretty drinkable, except for the vegetal flavors. They really slow it down.

Overall (3.0): I’m ah, kind of disappointed. I’ve never had anything from Brewmaster Jack before, having passed over them plenty of times on account of decent selection in this area. But I saw a DIPA brewed with mango from a small brewery in the Northeast, I didn’t have anything in my fridge that was going to adequately scratch my itch for hops. So, I bought a can. It’s okay, but I’m good with having bought just the one can. I’m willing try other beers from this brewery, but skip this one.
Mar 26, 2017
Rated: 3.75 by Bustersuess from New York

Mar 25, 2017
Rated: 4.14 by LeftHanded666 from New York

Mar 25, 2017
Rated: 3.65 by JorgesThemeSwimming from Massachusetts

Mar 25, 2017
Rated: 4.08 by stonermouse from Massachusetts

Mar 24, 2017
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Reviewed by ImHoppyNow from Massachusetts

3.27/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25
A: beautiful redish golden hue, opaque
Little head, disapates quickly
S: sweet malty, onion, herbs, spice, bubblegum, booze
T: spicy bitter blast , sweet onion, bitter spicy finish that, stayed, just not getting any mango,as stated on the can
M: reisin ,sticky
O: not sure what Jack was thinking on this one, not one of his better offerings
I know that he's restructuring, I just hope that this is not a sign of things to come! Do over!
Mar 24, 2017
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