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Jack The Quaffer Porter | Tampa Bay Brewing Co.

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3.96/5
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74 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Tampa Bay Brewing Co.
Florida, United States
tbbc.beer

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-04-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#8,192
Reviews:
24
Ratings:
74
pDev:
11.87%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
4
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 74 |  Reviews: 24
Photo of Rifugium
2.91/5  rDev -26.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

First had: on tap at the brewpub in Tampa

Dark brown-black pour, with a small khaki-colored head; moderate retention and lacing. Roasty aroma, dark malts and coffee. No surprises here. Taste of dark roasty malts, cocoa powder, mild earthy hop notes. Medium body. Pretty basic, sub-homebrewy, and a bit bland overall. Sample-worthy, but nothing more (sums up about all TBBC beers).

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3/5  rDev -24.2%

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3/5  rDev -24.2%

Photo of oline73
3.25/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.25/5  rDev -17.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.9%

Photo of chinchill
3.38/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Jack the Quaffer Porter on tap at the brewpub.
Pours dark brown with a generous, frothy head. Good lacing,
Smell: smokey, dark roasted grains.
FL: very dark roast with burnt toast and some smoke. Mild-moderate bitterness. Hints of coffee and bitter chocolate.
O: over-roasted

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3.47/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Sammy
3.48/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed on-tap at the brewpub. Jet black with whitish topping, lots of lace. Above average carbonation. Very well roasted, so how you like the roastiness is how you like the porter.Chocolate malting, northern and cascade hops.I do not know about coffee, and OK on quaffability.

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3.48/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Tampa Bay Brewing Co. 2-17-11 Notes from phone

A- Black body with a creamy tan head

S- Brown sugar and some roasted malts as well

T- Molasses, more roasted malts. A pretty standard take on the porter

M- Full-bodied and smooth but a bit watery in the finish

D- A good example of the style but the mouthfeel makes it tough to give it a higher rating.

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3.48/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

The aroma is right to style with toasted malt, coffee, and a hint of chocolate. The appearance is dark brown with an average head. The flavor is like the aroma. The palate is right for the style. Overall a nice porter. I would recommend this to anyone.

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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

Photo of Jerid
3.63/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Deltoro
3.64/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.7/5  rDev -6.6%

Photo of Mitchster
3.7/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Made with British 2-row pale, Crystal, Carapils, Chocolate and Black Patent malts. Willamette and Cascade hops.
Clear, dark mahogany with a light-tan head. Good retention and lacing. Aroma of chocolate, smoke, vanilla, muskmelon-very nice. Taste is pretty good..fruity and similar to Bell's in some ways, husken with a light chalk note, mildly sweet hint of alcohol that becomes more pronounced as it warms. Finish is roasted, sharp, burnt, and lightly astringent with dry, roasted husk character. Mouthfeel is unusally acidic owing to the Cascade hops and medium bodied. An overall good porter.

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3.71/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a very dark brown with garnet throughout. A good-sized, off-white head with decent retention thatcleaves some lace behind.
Smellier roasted malt, hops and caramel.
Taste is roasted malt, toasty, hops, caramel, vanilla and coffee.
Medium bodied with a medium effervescence forward, smooth finish. Slightly dry. Good stuff and quite quaffable if you will pardon the pun.

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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Jack The Quaffer Porter from Tampa Bay Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.96 out of 5 with 74 ratings
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