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Friday, February 13, 2015

Tap Handle #470: Tampa Bay Brewing - Jack the Quaffer Porter

Tap Size:  10"
Rarity:  Rare
Mounting:  standard 3/8" ferrule on 5/16" anchor bolt

I can't be completely sure, but the animal Jack the Quaffer resembles the most is a fox. I love the overcoat and hat, and the bricks behind Jack have been painstakingly detailed. This style of tap is most frequently used by TBBC on their tap, with the brewery logo at the top, the shaft depicting some sort of animal against a backdrop, the name of the beer at the bottom of the shaft, and a barrel at the base that says "". These taps are also double-sided, with front and back being identical to each other and the two sides also identical to each other. Though less frequently seen on the secondary market than TBBC's other taps, it is still fairly easy to obtain in relation to both scarcity and price.

For more about Tampa Bay Brewing, see this post.

Click through to read more about TBBC's Jack the Quaffer Porter and to see more photos of the tap...

Jack the Quaffer is an old-world porter combining Pale, Crystal, and Chocolate malts, and a hint of Black Patent. Hopped with Northern Brewer and finished with Cascade, this beer was the working class brew of London during the Gin Ban of 1751.

Ratebeer weighted average:  3.45 out of 5
Beer Advocate:  88 out of 100 (very good)

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