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MadJack – Apple Lager

Apple Product Profile:

Name:  MadJack – Apple Lager
Sampled April 2017

Brand:  MadJack
Type:  
Apple Lager
Location of Brewing:
Montreal, PQ
ABV:
5%
Website Link:
madjack.ca
Ingredients:
malt liquor, carbonated water, glucos-fructose, malic acid, natural flavour, barley
Gluten Free:
unknown
Sugar Content: medium-highSize(s) available: 473ml
Availability:
Grocery stores in Ontario, Beer Store
Flavour: Apple
Colour:  
Amber yellow
Carbonation:
minimal foam, big bubbles that look like soda pop size. More on ice.
 

Cider Crate Tasting Notes:

Smell: Thick, medium to strong smell of beer with a secondary smell of creamy apple pulp.
Initial Taste: Medium bite, apple taste (Very little lager/beer taste)
After Taste: Taste finishes with an apple tingle, somewhat syrupy.
On ice:  Less carbonation, smoother drink.

Additional Notes:  What smells like a beer tastes much more like a cider.  Mad Jack apple lager could easily be mistaken for a cider, which is probably the case.  With little taste of hops, is surprises you with its mild, smooth taste.

Comparison to Hard Core Apple version:  Hard core is sweeter with a bit more kick in the carbonation.   Original has a bit more of a malty taste.

Rated on a scale of 1-5
Sweet – 3.5
Sour – 1.5
Crisp – 2.5
Dry – 2
Fruity – 2.5

Next recommendations:
More Sweet –TBA
More Sour – TBA
More Dry – TBA
More Crisp – TBA

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7 comments on “MadJack – Apple Lager

    • Different Provinces, States and Countries have a variety of different liquor laws. Some will allow you to sell Cider or Beer at a corner store, others will not. It varies from location and, depending on the store, what the store is willing to offer from its supplier.

  1. I don’t seem to be able to purchase mad jack original apple lager in any of the stores or liquor stores in my area any more. I am from marystown, NL. Loved this product and it vanished over night. Now all that is carried is hard apple and other flavours. Could you please explain why this has happened.

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