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Mass Appeal - Cambridge Brewing Company

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Mass Appeal
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BA SCORE
86
very good

13 Ratings
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Ratings: 13
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 15.82%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cambridge Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Collaboration brew for Boston Beer Week 2012 with Mystic Brewery, Enlightenment Ales Idle Hands Craft Ales, and Night Shift Brewing.

(Beer added by: axeman9182 on 05-31-2012)
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JoelClark

Idaho

3/5  rDev -23.5%

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aorloski

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

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DelicateDelirium

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +27.6%

09-04-2012 21:50:17 | More by DelicateDelirium
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Gavage

New Jersey

3.6/5  rDev -8.2%

Appearance: orange in color with a short head that lingers around a while. There was some moderate lace left on the glass.

Smell: nice pepper and citrus aroma here.

Taste: fruity malt profile with loads of yeast spiciness, lemon zest, green apples, and a bit of a tart citrus tone arriving late. Bitterness is nicely balancing.A lcohol is noticeable but not impeding the flavors.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer. Crisp to start, smoother and dry late.

Overall: an enjoyable slow sipping beer.

07-11-2012 01:05:07 | More by Gavage
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johnnnniee

New Hampshire

3.65/5  rDev -6.9%

On tap at the source. Pours a slightly hazy deep amber with a decent white head that dissipates a bit to quickly. Smells of lemon and orange zest, slightly malty with sweet toffee and bready malts. Lots of earthy peppery yeast flavors as if one of the yeast strains is Belgian in nature. Taste follows the aroma quite well but drinks more like a Belgian strong than an American. Medium body and carb level with a sweet slick mouthfeel. Nice beer, glad I got to try it but probably wouldn’t seek it out again.

07-03-2012 23:51:22 | More by johnnnniee
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raythealeman

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

06-26-2012 01:33:03 | More by raythealeman
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kaelingirl

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

06-12-2012 00:15:48 | More by kaelingirl
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ILiveOffHops

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +2%

06-10-2012 19:48:20 | More by ILiveOffHops
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erlenmeyer

Maine

2.5/5  rDev -36.2%

06-03-2012 19:24:42 | More by erlenmeyer
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Rekrule

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2%

06-03-2012 15:19:21 | More by Rekrule
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jlordi12

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

06-01-2012 19:01:10 | More by jlordi12
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AdamP

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

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axeman9182

New Jersey

4.2/5  rDev +7.1%

Served in a tulip glass at Cambridge Brewing Company.

Mass Appeal pours an opaque, slightly dark orange. The beer comes right up to the edge of the glass, leaving no room for head formation. I attribute that to the bartender's pour though. The nose is an absolute juicy citrus bomb, with lime especially jumping out. There's also some white wine fruitiness appreciable. The flavor profile starts out very similarly, with gobs oof lemon-lime citrus. There's a bit more of a tropical edge to the fruitiness here, the Citra hops making some noise alongside the Nelson Sauvin. There's also a pepper /clove phenolic note present for the close. The body has a little bit of firmness to it from the wheat malt, and while the carbonation's not necessarily "in your face", it's definitely active. Mass Appeal is a good brew, bursting with flavor and very drinkable for being 9%.

05-31-2012 20:04:21 | More by axeman9182
Mass Appeal from Cambridge Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 13 ratings.