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Baby Maker - Jack's Abby Brewing

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Ratings: 288
Reviews: 36
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 11.48%
Wants: 69
Gots: 80 | FT: 17
Brewed by:
Jack's Abby Brewing visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Euro Strong Lager |  14.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This "Lager Wine" aged for nine months in bourbon barrels previously used for Framinghammer.

(Beer added by: Resuin on 10-17-2013)
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Photo of frenchblood21
4.63/5  rDev +10.8%

Poured from bottle into KBS goblet. Date of review is 8/13/14.

Appearance- Gives me a first impression of a peach mead. Honey is the color that pops in my mind. A beautiful white head was present for a few seconds, but it's gone now.

Smell- Smells an awful lot like a barleywine. I get strong flavors of fig, apricot and white cherries. Maybe just a hint of bourbon and vanilla, but the fruit steal the show.

Taste- WOW! It takes a lot to take my breath away from beer, but this is outstanding. Bourbon is the most forward ingredient and it's so super smooth. After the initial bourbon rush, I get tropical fruits. Pineapple, banana and mango. A hint of prunes and figs in the back.

Mouthfeel- This beer wants to be hot, but it's just too smooth. 14% ABV is not present and that's an amazing accomplishment. Hops are present, but not in the way of the other flavors at all.

Overall- I wanted to try this beer, but was not super pumped about it...man was I wrong. Fantastic in every way. I will be trading for this again.

frenchblood21, Aug 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

-NESTO-, Sunday at 12:14 AM
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3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

hudsonheat, Thursday at 04:38 PM
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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Kramerbarthomer, Sep 06, 2014
Photo of WesFoxlove
4/5  rDev -4.3%

WesFoxlove, Sep 01, 2014
Photo of ThatsThatDude
3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

ThatsThatDude, Aug 30, 2014
Photo of bourassa23
4/5  rDev -4.3%

bourassa23, Aug 16, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +0.5%

aslamm75, Aug 15, 2014
Photo of thufflife
4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

thufflife, Aug 12, 2014
Photo of JAHMUR
4/5  rDev -4.3%

JAHMUR, Aug 11, 2014
Photo of jlindros
4.23/5  rDev +1.2%

Split with rudzud and threelions,

Small fizzy barely head, crystal clear tan almost toasty brown.

Nose big aged candy malts, caramel, toffee like, done perfumey alcohol, little fig and candied apricot like fruity aromas. Little vanilla barrel, lots of maple, little ethanol.

Taste big sweet candy, toffee and caramel, syrupy thick like maple syrup, candy etc. Tons of vanilla barrel, maple vanilla cream barrel. Then booze, perfumey alcohol and tingly booze. Little nutty note, fruity candied stone fruit, etc. Sticky syrupy finish, lots of alcohol, perfumey alcohol, sweet syrupy candy, etc.

Mouth is a bit heavier bod, syrupy, lots of hot booze, decent but lighter carb.

Overall ok, interesting nice beer but quite boozy.

jlindros, Aug 11, 2014
Photo of dphillips
4/5  rDev -4.3%

dphillips, Aug 09, 2014
Photo of rudzud
4.23/5  rDev +1.2%

Split with JLindros.

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a nice crystal clear copper hue with a nice head that faded to leave light sudsy halo.

S - Aromas of caramel, alcohol, vanilla, barrel, toffee. Loads of booze.

T - Taste is barrel galore, vanilla, bourbon, booze, caramel, toffee, quite boozy.The beer heeled better with more sips.

M - Mouthfeel is lightly carbonated, a sipper for sure and quite boozy.

O - Overall this beer was incredibly boozy but tasty. Will age nicely.

rudzud, Aug 08, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

ChrisMyhre, Aug 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

TheSamKuehn, Aug 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

ChipChaight, Aug 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

mikeincharleston, Aug 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Big_Dave, Aug 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

MacQ32, Aug 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

ccurrid, Aug 02, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

aubzachsyd, Jul 27, 2014
Photo of DrJay
4.21/5  rDev +0.7%

Clear burnt orange/coppery colour with a short beige cap. Some soapy bubbles stuck around and the head left a few spots of lacing on the glass as it receded. Sweet, toffee aroma with vanilla and oak, a bit boozy but nicely balanced. Nice flavour too. Mild up front with notes of sweet malts and a hint of bitterness, then --- oak and vanilla and booze, oh my! Big finish with lingering bitterness and toffee/caramel sweetness, along with woody astringency and alcohol warmth. Heavy, almost sticky, body with low carbonation. This is a big beer, perfect for sipping. I may lay a couple of these away for the winter months.

DrJay, Jul 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

TheSevenDuffs, Jul 19, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

PEIhop, Jul 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

kevdemers, Jul 19, 2014
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Baby Maker from Jack's Abby Brewing
93 out of 100 based on 288 ratings.