Jack'd Up Autumn Ale | Third Street Brewhouse

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Jack'd Up Autumn AleJack'd Up Autumn Ale
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Jack'd Up Autumn AleJack'd Up Autumn Ale

Brewed by:
Third Street Brewhouse
Minnesota, United States

Style: Herbed / Spiced Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Fall

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Added by Chaz on 11-20-2012

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Ratings: 59 |  Reviews: 11
Reviews by alphagnome:
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3.38/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Poured in a nonic pint glass reveals a slightly hazy golden straw color and a thick, bone white head. Head retention here is pretty impressive and carbonation levels are solid.

This one is pretty dull, but there are some traits worth pointing out. Clean and tart, ginger is the dominant spice here among nutmeg and pepper. Hints of light cloves and pepper are also present among notes of faint pumpkin flesh.

Thankfully, most of what I like about the aroma carried over and well executed. Bitterness hits upfront briefly before a wave of ginger rushes in. Hints of nutmeg ride the aftertaste.

Rather thin, watery body. Carbonation is light and the finish is surprisingly dry, but easy to drink.

I was pleasantly surprised by this one. Not everything was exceptional, but few beers nail everything. Interesting flavors and aromas and easy to drink, the only real let down is the lackluster body. If you happen to be in Minnesota and see this one on shelves, grab it.

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Photo of ryancl
3.58/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bsp77
3.24/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Serving glass: Poured from bottle into Nonic pint.

Appearance: Cloudy orange with initial strong head that quickly disappears.

Smell: Mostly spices, such as ginger, cinnamon and maybe allspice.

Taste: Weak Amber Ale that has been spiced to death. Cinnamon, ginger and something I can't put my finger on, but there is a lot of it.

Feel: Moderate carbonation, medium body. The finish is grainy and it feels like spices are left rolling around in my mouth.

Overall: While drinkable and nothing is truly offensive, this is an over spiced but other bland beer. Whether true or not, it doesn't taste or feel like they used fresh spices, but instead opened their spice drawer and poured a bunch in.

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Photo of pat61
2/5  rDev -42.7%

Has a spicy, vegetal, nose with a little smoke.
Pours copper tinted amber under an off-white very finely bubbled foam cap.
The pumpkin palate comes across almost medicinal liked a warped banana – not pleasant. More spice than pumpkin. I could only drink a third of a glass.
Medium body and carbonation.

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Photo of MattyG85
3.82/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a Sam Adams Perfect Pint glass. Bottling date of 08/07/13.

Appearance: Pours a somewhat cloudy copper golden orange with a lot of rising bubbles. Huge four finger off white head with good retention. Leaves a lot of lacing clinging to the glass.

Smell: A spicy malt driven aroma with lots of fall spice hints and caramel malt. Upfront scent of spices including hints of cinnamon, allspice, ginger, nutmeg, pepper, and slight clove. Hints of pumpkin and slight vanilla and cream. Sweet toasty malts with hints of caramel, toffee, biscuit, grains, and yeast. A nice malty fall spice aroma.

Taste: Like the scent hints, a fall spice forward taste with sweet bready caramel malt notes. Fall spices upfront with notes of cinnamon, ginger, allspice, nutmeg, clove, and pepper. Vegetal notes of pumpkin. Slight note of creamy vanilla. Toasty bready malts with notes of sweet caramel, toffee, biscuit, grains, cracker, and yeast. Hops are very light. A nice spice forward malty taste.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation. Creamy and very smooth.

Overall: A pretty decent fall brew. Nice presence of spice and sweet malt.

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Photo of Oelschlager
3/5  rDev -14%

Photo of IchLiebeBierZu
3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of sgttibbs
3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

Photo of Cooper
4/5  rDev +14.6%

Photo of Gonzoillini
2.75/5  rDev -21.2%

Photo of mkf629
3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

Photo of bigbeers84
3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

Photo of BeerSnobRobinson
2.5/5  rDev -28.4%

Photo of MN_Beerticker
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of Cpt_splding
3.25/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Cramerican
3/5  rDev -14%

Photo of beernoob129
3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

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4.32/5  rDev +23.8%

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3/5  rDev -14%

Photo of JackieTH
3.43/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Golden amber pour with a wispy head that recedes to nothing, no lace. Smells of nutmeg and possibly allspice, caramel and a bit sweet too. Taste is nutmeg, slightly spicy like cinnamon, grain, lightly sweet. Highly carbonated. Medium light body. Clean and it swigs down well enough to make it fairly drinkable though not sure if I'd want to plow through more than 3-4. Pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice beers are some of my favorites but this one doesn't actually have any pumpkin, just the spices. It shows.

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Photo of Redrover
3.52/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I had this on at the Crooked Pint in Minneapolis. Served in an imperial style but not sized pint glass, the beer is copper with a slight chill haze.

Malts and spices on the nose. It is pretty much what you expect.

Beer leads with the pumpkin spice backed with malts and a bit of overripe apple. Surprisingly sweet at mid-glass.

Mouth is fine and workable.

Not bad but not an overly memorable fall offering, kind of like the Vikings....

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Photo of WallE89
3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of DissentFatsquirrel
4.48/5  rDev +28.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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Jack'd Up Autumn Ale from Third Street Brewhouse
Beer rating: 3.49 out of 5 with 59 ratings