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

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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

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by TMoney2591 on 10-03-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,359
Reviews:
258
Avg:
3.71
pDev:
15.63%
 
 
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100
Gots:
287
For Trade:
2
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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3/5  rDev -19.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of metter98
3.84/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: The beer is clear dark amber in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high off white head that died down, leaving a large patch of bubbles covering the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass and some lacing down the sides.
S: Moderate aromas of pumpkin and spices are present in the nose along with notes of spices—allspice seems to stand out in particular.
T: The taste is similar to the smell and has a light amount of sweetness along with hints of cinnamon.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: I found this pumpkin ale to be enjoyable because it has a good balance between the flavors of pumpkins and spices.

Serving type: bottle

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of Mikecap
3.61/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Pours a deep amber with two fingers of fluffy white head that fades quickly, leaving a thin splotchy lacing in its path.

Smell: Spice forward, with notes of cinnamon, allspice, and a bit of pumpkin. Also a sweetness to the aroma, with a good deal of sweet malts and hints of dark fruit.

Taste: Similar to the nose, with not a ton of pumpkin present, more cinnamon, brown sugar, and a good deal of malt sweetness. The dark fruit notes from the nose come through here for me, and this reminds me of a Belgian Dubbel.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with mild carbonation and slight tastes of alcohol. Low bitterness and drinks pretty easily for the size.

Overall: A pretty decent pumpkin offering here and something I'd likely try again. Given its availability, worth trying if you like a full bodied pumpkin ale without too much pumpkin character.

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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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Photo of russpowell
4.09/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

First time I've come this one

Pours an effervescent crimson with 3 fingers of tan head. Great lacing & head retention

S: Nutmeg & cinnamon

T: A touch of pumpkin, gingersnap, cinnamon & nutmeg up front. More nutmeg & allspice as this warms, faint pumpkin bread flavor & dryness as this warms. Finishes dry with a touch pumpkin bread & cinnamon

MF: Fairly thick with firm carbonation, warming

An enjoyable Pumpkin ale, one of the better ones I've tried, I like'em malty & with a little kick

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Samuel Adams Fat Jack Double Pumpkin Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.71 out of 5 based on 1,359 ratings.
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