Oh! You Pretty Things

By JOSH SMITH  |  July 14, 2010

While the complexity within leads me to savor this beer, it is also immensely quaffable. The oats lend a real smoothness to the texture of this medium-bodied beer. And while there are no spices added, the yeast produces a delicate pepperiness throughout, creating an unmistakable dryness. Taken together, the Jack D'or strikes a balance between flavorful and refreshing, which is absolutely necessary for that perfect summer beer.

Ultimately, this beer’s bold characteristics and hopped-up flavor make it a distinctly American take on the classic Farmhouse style. I love the creativity and depth present in this beer — it’s a truly transcendent experience. And with the Rhode Island launch for Pretty Things coming up at the end of the month (check prettythingsbeertoday.com for updates), you’ll have the opportunity to join Jack and myself in contemplating this exquisite beer.

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