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Great Lakes Brewery Black Jack Lager

Great Lakes Brewery Black Jack Lager

Rated 2.943 by BeerPals
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Brewed by Great Lakes Brewery

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Style:  Dunkel / Dark Lager

5% Alcohol by Volume

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ID: 15520 Last updated 1 month ago Added to database 15 years ago

Key Stats

15
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1

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4

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Statistics

Overall Rank38838
Overall Percentile14.8
Style Rank508 of 613
Style Percentile17.1
Lowest Score1.8
Highest Score3.6
Average Score2.900
Weighted Score2.943
Standard Deviation0.000

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4 Member Reviews

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  • MARTINSANDERS 357 reviews
    rated 2.9 1 month ago

    Aroma: 6 | Appearance: 7 | Mouthfeel: 6 | Flavor: 5 | Overall: 5

    Bottle. Colour - clear amber, white head, no lacing. Aroma - cereal malt, caramel, yeast. Mouthfeel - thin, good carbonation. Flavour - grains, light caramel, bitter finish. A beer from when Great Lakes was a lesser idealized brewery than now.

  • LENUSIK 2067 reviews
    rated 1.8 12 years ago

    Aroma: 5 | Appearance: 3 | Mouthfeel: 4 | Flavor: 3 | Overall: 3

    I was not happy with this beer at all. In fact, I didn't even know it was a dunkel. It pours a dark red, with a very thin head. The aroma was very weak with a slight malty nose to it, but even that was faint. The taste just wasn't there. Watered down grassy malts.

  • CYRENAICA 2028 reviews
    rated 3.6 12 years ago

    Aroma: 7 | Appearance: 7 | Mouthfeel: 6 | Flavor: 8 | Overall: 8

    341ml bottle
    5.0% ABV
    I tried this beer on February 14, 2008 at "Smokeless Joe's" in Toronto. The beer poured a reddish-brown with a very thin whitish coloured head. The aroma was malty, with some caramel sweetness. The mouthfeel was light, almost watery, and highly carbonated. The flavour is mainly malty, with a slight sweetness that gives way to some bitterness.

  • POOTZ 1565 reviews
    rated 3.3 15 years ago

    Aroma: 7 | Appearance: 6 | Mouthfeel: 6 | Flavor: 7 | Overall: 7

    Bottled. Poured a nice garnet color with a better cap than I;ve seen on other GL beers...but the lacing is not great. No nose to speak of slight whiffs of grain over sweet burnt carmel. fizzy mouth feel and a tad watery but....there are all detectable traits of a schwarzbier here....mild , toasty malt detected, some drying from hops in the finish that is joined by a charred astringency that is understated. The best thing from this brewer and would not be a bad Canadianization of the schwarzbier were it a bit more malted and less fizzy spritzer qualities.

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