Samuel Adams Fat Jack Double Pumpkin Ale | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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3.63/5
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Samuel Adams Fat Jack Double Pumpkin AleSamuel Adams Fat Jack Double Pumpkin Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Massachusetts, United States
samueladams.com

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Fall

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Added by TMoney2591 on 10-03-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#38,975
Reviews:
259
Ratings:
1,363
pDev:
15.7%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 1,363 |  Reviews: 259
Photo of robotic_being
3.88/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tjg584
4.1/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 1971bernat
4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Khaack
3.85/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Willvoll
4.4/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

An amazing pumpkin ale. Very hard to find near me. It's pretty dark compared to others. Smell has the usual spices. Taste is nice sweet pumpkin goodness. Try it

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Photo of goopy
4.01/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.93/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes. The appearance had a dark brown/black colored body and left a one finger white foamy head that lasted less than twenty seconds. The body was too dark for any carbonation to be seen rising. Some nice light yet filmy/foamy lacing appeared but settled and slid down the sides of the glass. The smell was superb as not just pumpkin, but allspice, ginger, clove, some slight molasses and cinnamon speckled themselves throughout the entire "pumpkin" aroma. Big wow (at least to me). The taste had all of these typical flavorings and added a slight caramel flavoring, a bit of malt and some extra rich dark fruitiness to it. The palate sat about a medium with nothing harsh on the tongue. This wasn’t exactly a very drinkable beer, could be close to a palate wrecker with all that was going on with it. It has a sweet dry finish. Overall, though not very drinkable, I really liked this, probably would have been better if I saved this just a tad longer. This is a very good "pumpkin" ale.

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Photo of Demi
4.82/5  rDev +32.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of dd53grif
4.5/5  rDev +24%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SebastianMandeville
3.2/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Kurzman
3.68/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BrutisDestructus
3.87/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of frykid
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

poured it into a snifter glass....it was a dark color, similar to a cola.

very strong aroma of pumpkin and spice. it had a nice taste, like pumpkin pie.

overall, it was good...but the spice was a little too strong for me.

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Photo of paulish
4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rsquared59
3.83/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of yuenglingfan101
4.95/5  rDev +36.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

its like drinking pumpkin pie at thanksgiving. And this would be a great beer to go with Thanksgiving dinner. Smells of pumpkin and cinnamon and nutmeg. The Taste of pumpkin is overshadowed by the cinnamon and nutmeg. Head was a little thick for me but i loved this beer

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Photo of ikidunot
4.41/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of goodsuds
4.38/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I got this for my wife because she likes pumpkin beers. I'm not usually a big fan of them, but I'll drink one on occasion. I really enjoyed this beer and could drink it regularly. The smoked malt gives it a subtle hint of smokiness.

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Photo of Gkruszewski
3.6/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dreizhen
3.96/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of forshamegetit
4.14/5  rDev +14%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Averwo
3.33/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Buffbraz
3.35/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bbtkd
3.58/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Starts with a nice pumpkin spice nose, but taste is more vegetal/squashy. If they could sweeten it up a bit, and add some nutmeg, this could be decent. As it is, not the worst effort.

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Samuel Adams Fat Jack Double Pumpkin Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 3.63 out of 5 with 1,363 ratings