Jack-O Traveler Shandy | The Traveler Beer Co.

Jack-O Traveler ShandyJack-O Traveler Shandy
BA SCORE
37.2%
Liked This Beer
3.51 w/ 658 ratings
Jack-O Traveler ShandyJack-O Traveler Shandy
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Traveler Beer Co.
Vermont, United States
travelerbeer.com

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Jack-O Traveler is an alluring wheat beer illuminated by the tastes of fall. He strikes a perfect balance between bright refreshment and seasonal spice. Jack is brewed with fresh pumpkin, for a delicious dark-hued, Shandy-inspired beer.

Added by chudson1992 on 09-03-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#39,763
Reviews:
85
Ratings:
658
Liked:
245
Avg:
3.51/5
pDev:
19.09%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
26
Gots:
248
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 658 |  Reviews: 85
Photo of schoolboy
3.52/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

I'm reading Mike Love's memoirs right now, and in it he (egotistically) observes that they were a tough act to follow (Elton John in particular wished he hadn't). I had a WAY superior pumpkin brew just before this, and it is not able to keep up with The Fear.

This ale is a funky reddish brown with nice fine bubbles. The aroma is a strong spice smell that follows suit in the taste. The aftertaste and mouthfeel are watery (especially after The Fear). It is a good taste overall, with lots of spice flavor.

Recommended if you want a weak spice brew.

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Photo of ABabbidge
3.61/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

L: Murky brown color. Thin head.

S: Little bit of bready malt and of course pumpkin spices.

T: Mild pumkin spice, a little bit of citrus as well. Light malt presence.

F: Moderate carbonation and body.

O: I liked this more than I expected to.

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Photo of Jeremiah87
3.91/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mmorris15
2.77/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of mitch3114
2.59/5  rDev -26.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of yaksurf
2.75/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Thomas_Wikman
2.72/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

I did not think it tasted very good and I thought it was too much Pumpkin spice. I am not really into pumpkin beers so maybe I am too critical.

Look: cloudy reddish brown with a very thin white head.

Aroma: Pumpkin spice

Taste: Wheat, lemon, pumpkin spice, cinnamon, nutmeg, it's OK. I had to drink one. In my opinion it was too much pumpkin spice.

Feel: A bit watery.

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3.54/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of readyforthenet
4.23/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Irishman_Scott
5/5  rDev +42.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Nice seasonal. A bit fizzy, I thought. But not so excessively fizzy that it's like drinking soda (or as we call it in my neck of the woods... Pop, LOL!!!). Color a bit dull. Not much of a head. BUT..... I still had to give those 5's because when it comes right down to nuts and bolts, I am about the taste more than anything. And the taste is solid. Definite and distinct pumpkin and fall spices. It's a good flavor.

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Photo of freewill35
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jason_cs
3.25/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of shanegatter
2.63/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Not bad for a shandy, first taste of pumpkin pie, follow up not so much

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Photo of Bluerabbitbell
3.93/5  rDev +12%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had from tap at Applebee's during Steelers vs patriots game. For some reason they cost the top of the glass with a sugar cinnamon mix. It is a shandy though. I did enjoy this beer even though I'm not into sweet.

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Photo of ckollias
3.75/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AlexFields
2.93/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of BEER88
4/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Satsuma
3.4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jkasiewicz
2.71/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of norinco
3.17/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of EGM1105
4.88/5  rDev +39%
look: 3 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

The best pumpkin beer I've ever had.

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1/5  rDev -71.5%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of ordybill
3.75/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from the tap into a 20 OZ mug at the Taco Mac in Atlanta, GA. The appearance is a reddish brown with a small white head. The aroma is all pumpkin and cinnamon. The taste follows the nose. A solid pumpkin beer.

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Photo of Greasy
3.52/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of seakayak
3.25/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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Jack-O Traveler Shandy from The Traveler Beer Co.
Beer rating: 37.2% out of 100 with 658 ratings
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