Black Jack Porter | Left Hand Brewing Company

Black Jack PorterBlack Jack Porter
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Black Jack PorterBlack Jack Porter

Brewed by:
Left Hand Brewing Company
Colorado, United States

Style: English Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Slight malt Sweetness with notes of dark chocolate, espresso and herbal hops.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-16-2001

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3.97/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - dark brown with a reddish hue; very little head

S - roasted malt and faint coffee

T - roasted malt, coffee, mildly sweet, faint bitter finish

M - medium bodied, well carbonated

This is a ncie, sessionable porter. The roasted malts are great. It's well balanced and smooth which makes for easy drinking. I'll buy this again.

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look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a very deep dark brown with a half finger tan head that is quick to fade. Really not much lacing either.

Aroma is of heavily kilned malt along with some lightly roasted coffee. Dark fruits and licorice are also present.

Flavor has some milk chocolate along with coffee and roasted malt. I definitely pick up licorice and dark fruit in the flavor and also some caramel. The flavors are kind of muddled and not especially bold. Bitterness is light with nothing in the way of hop flavor. The best thing about this beer is the mouthfeel. It is thicker than I was expecting and very rich and creamy.

Overall, I am really not impressed with this beer. There are many better examples out there of an English Porter so don't waste your time seeking this one out.

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Black Jack Porter from Left Hand Brewing Company
Beer rating: 58.5% out of 100 with 1,382 ratings
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