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

Samuel Adams Fat Jack Double Pumpkin AleSamuel Adams Fat Jack Double Pumpkin Ale
BA SCORE
52.1%
Liked This Beer
3.63 w/ 1,360 ratings
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

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by TMoney2591 on 10-03-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#35,006
Reviews:
258
Ratings:
1,360
Liked:
709
Avg:
3.63/5
pDev:
15.98%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
100
Gots:
290
Trade:
2
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Ratings: 1,360 |  Reviews: 258
Photo of shockrocker65
4.75/5  rDev +30.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +30.9%

Photo of BigCountry7191
4.75/5  rDev +30.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.75/5  rDev +30.9%

Photo of JavieX
4.75/5  rDev +30.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Yes! It's worth the wait. The Best

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4.75/5  rDev +30.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +30.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +30.9%

Photo of tvljr
4.65/5  rDev +28.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had a big ass bottle of this while on vacation in Orlando recently. Poured into a tulip glass.

This is definitely one of the best Pumpkin Ales I've ever had. It poured nice and dark with a serious aroma of pumpkin, nutmeg and cinnamon.

Unlike many pumpkin ales it didn't overwhelm with spices. While the hints of spice are there, the beer is still just that, a beer. The spices augment the beer and make this a true positive drinking experience.

Also, despite the high alcohol content, there is no overt alcohol taste found in many similar ABV brews.

This is really good stuff.

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Photo of Cavanaghty
4.64/5  rDev +27.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a growler into a sample glass.

Appearance: Darker almost brown color with a beige head. Head was thick and lasted a bit.

Smell: Smells of nutmeg, brown sugar, malts and pumpkin. This beer is very close to the smell of a pumpkin pie.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Smooth medium to full bodied. Taste is that of pumpkin, brown sugar, nutmeg and some other mild spices that go with pumpkin pie type flavors.

Overall: Very enjoyable seasonal brew, I will buy this again no questions asked!

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Photo of 303beer
4.63/5  rDev +27.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Pours a deep clear copper with an inch of head that leaves good lacing. Has pumkin and spice nose. Well balanced. Great pumpkin beer. Starts pumkin then the balance of spice finishes up with a light sweetness.

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Photo of Beer-Revelry
4.61/5  rDev +27%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Tons of pumpkin, pumpkin spice, warming alcohol and I even got a bit of bourbon. Hands down one of the best pumpkin ales I've had to date!

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Photo of generallee
4.5/5  rDev +24%

Presentation: It was poured from a brown 1 pint 6 oz bottle into a tulip glass. The label lists the abv at 8.5% abv and it also lists the beers ingredients.

Appearance: Fat Jack has a dark garnet red color with good clarity. I can just make out some nice lively carbonation flowing up though the beer. From a slow pour down the middle of the glass I got a nice tight collar of foam. It’s light beige in color and hangs on well. This makes for some cool lacing on the glass.

Smell: The aroma is full of tasty spices and malty goodness. It brings notes of cinnamon and fresh out of the oven ginger bread with a nice boozy kick.

Taste / Palate: There is a lot going on in this full bodied festive beer. The base has a solid gingerbread like maltiness with loads of cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice. It also has notes of vanilla and a very mild bourbon like boozy character. In the middle of all this there is a very mild squash/sweet potatoe like sweetness. The finish brings some light herbal hop bitterness and dryness which blends with the dry spice within. The dry spice lingers and begs you to take another sip.

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4.5/5  rDev +24%

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

Poured from a 22 oz bomber bottle into a pint glass. Aroma- I can easily note spices from the first removal of the bottle top. Definite pumpkin and cinnamon aroma, very inviting. Appearance- A very nice clear red color. Taste - Excellent flavor, one of my favorite pumpkin beers. You can taste the pumpkin and cinnamon but you know it is still a well crafted brew beneath the surface,. Palate- A full bodied experience with a strong booze finish. A great dry finish. Overall- One of my favorite pumpkins to date. Highly recommended.

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4.5/5  rDev +24%

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4.5/5  rDev +24%

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4.5/5  rDev +24%

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4.5/5  rDev +24%

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4.5/5  rDev +24%

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4.5/5  rDev +24%

Samuel Adams Fat Jack Double Pumpkin Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 52.1% out of 100 with 1,360 ratings
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