Black Jack Porter | Left Hand Brewing Company

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Black Jack PorterBlack Jack Porter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Left Hand Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
lefthandbrewing.com

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,381
Reviews:
521
Avg:
3.72
pDev:
11.29%
 
 
Wants:
56
Gots:
247
For Trade:
0
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This beer poured out as a deep brown color, the head was thin with a creamy tan color. The smell of the beer had some nice roasted notes without much of any hop aroma. The taste of the beer was probably the best part, it's was sort of creamy and lightly roasted. The mouthfeel was soft, gently carbonated and smooth. Overall this is a good brew in my opinion. I could see myself Drinking this one again.

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A - Ruby brown with khaki head. Head falls slowly and slightly laces the glass. Looks more carbonated than expected.

S - Caramel, sweet, coffee and alcohol heat. Slight metallic nose.

T - Very roasty and nutty. Not as sweet as expected. A general buttery flavor indicates British influence. Somewhat tangy, sour and acidic.

M - Medium body. Very slick. Med-high carbonation.

O - very nice sipper. I'm a fan of this porter.

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Black Jack Porter
Left Hand Brewing Company
Style: English Porter
ABV: 6.40 %

LOOK: Dark brown with an off white mocha like foam. Leaves plenty of lacing down the glass. Mostly clear, with no sediment.

SMELL: Roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, and vanilla emerge as a very nice aroma. Smells like something you want to drink.

TASTE: Bitter, unsweetened coffee flavor upfront, giving way to milk chocolate, burnt sugar, and dry cocoa. A bit of sweet vanilla comes out as it warms. The roasted malts and a ghost like hop provide enough bitterness to balance the beer. Quite tasty.

FEEL: Full bodied, velvety smooth, good level of moderate carbonation, lingering coffee and chocolate flavor.

OVERALL: A well crafted beer from Left Hand. Really good flavors and a solid offering altogether.

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Black Jack Porter from Left Hand Brewing Company
3.72 out of 5 based on 1,381 ratings.
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