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Framingham Lager - Jack's Abby Brewing

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BA SCORE
82
good

57 Ratings
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Ratings: 57
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 13.41%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Jack's Abby Brewing visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 04-26-2014)
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Std73

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

07-25-2014 13:26:12 | More by Std73
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jbaker67

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

07-24-2014 21:58:24 | More by jbaker67
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Ultra-Plinian

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

07-23-2014 17:59:59 | More by Ultra-Plinian
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griffey123

Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -30.2%

07-23-2014 00:36:16 | More by griffey123
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markdrinksbeer

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

07-22-2014 02:20:57 | More by markdrinksbeer
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tbone1384

Wyoming

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

07-22-2014 00:30:33 | More by tbone1384
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tjb08

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

07-21-2014 16:33:21 | More by tjb08
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ErrandWolfe

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

07-18-2014 04:11:42 | More by ErrandWolfe
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mdube0378

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

07-17-2014 20:12:33 | More by mdube0378
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TeddyBG

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +11.7%

07-17-2014 02:57:50 | More by TeddyBG
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Benesi88

Massachusetts

2.25/5  rDev -37.2%

07-15-2014 16:37:11 | More by Benesi88
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Andrew041180

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

07-15-2014 12:29:38 | More by Andrew041180
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monitorpop

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

07-15-2014 03:03:32 | More by monitorpop
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trevorpost

Massachusetts

3.71/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: 1 finger white head quickly fades. Pours a very clear, very pale yellow

S: Heaps of crackery, biscuity malt

T: Again with the sweet biscuity malt with a slightly drying finish. A very mild bitterness keeps the beer relatively balanced

M: Extremely refreshing and easy to drink

O: Not a super complex brew by any measure, but very well done for what it is. I'd be curious to try this side by side with Jabby Brau, as this seems very similar but with a reduced hop presence.

Serving type: bottle

07-15-2014 02:22:46 | More by trevorpost
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HopsHopenstein

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

07-15-2014 01:53:54 | More by HopsHopenstein
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jbarletto

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

07-14-2014 23:19:36 | More by jbarletto
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tigg924

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: 1/2 inch head, gold in color, clear, high carbonation

Smell: straw and toasted malt

Taste: straw, grass, toasted malt, light hops at the end

Mouthfeel: high carbonation, light bodied, sweet with light bitterness

Overall: Typical Jack's Abbey. Another solid and clean lager. Even though it is a light beer, it is still a bit heavier than most in the style. I will be getting more of this.

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2014 13:29:25 | More by tigg924
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Sweffin

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

07-13-2014 21:40:46 | More by Sweffin
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

07-13-2014 00:24:34 | More by PEIhop
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tkelley

Massachusetts

4.1/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle dated 6-20-14 poured into a SA Perfect Pint glass.

A -- Pale straw color with a thin white head. Lots of bubbles from the nucleation points. Head has good retention.

N -- Grassy. Light malts. A little bit of hops as well.

T -- Follows the nose.

M -- Really light and crisp. They set out to make a great American lager with real ingredients, and it shows. I like this.

O -- Again, I like it a lot.

Serving type: bottle

07-09-2014 23:55:30 | More by tkelley
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Shandycan

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

07-09-2014 14:21:20 | More by Shandycan
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jlindros

Massachusetts

3.64/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Surprised this is an anniversary beer, but I could see them making a super session beer that helps the town as an anniversary beer. Either that or this is their way to pull in some macro drinkers.

Pours a smaller fizzy bubbly white head covering that fades pretty quickly, almost like a high acidic beer, no real lacing either despite the column of sttreaming bubbles in the center, through a mostly clear slight chill hazed golden pilsner colored beer.

Nose brings the lager malts, toasty grainy, straw, mild crisp lager underneath, faint touch of minerality, as well as some hops, a herbal grassy hop note, not really noble, but almost a Euro style bitter grassy slight herbal hop.

Taste brings a bunch of grainy, crusted bread, doughy, cracked straw toasted wheat flavors, lager malts, bit doughy, etc. INto hops, a bit less on the hops with a touch of bitterness, mild grassy herbal hop note, touch earthy, but gone fairly quickly. Finish adds a light crisp lager, touch of minerality, dry, touch more grassy herbal hop note.

Mouth is lighter bod, decent carb.

Overall meh, not one of their best IMO. It has some decent big doughy cracker straw like grains, mostly on the taste, hops are a bit on the too light side even for a light lager, the lagering portion also seems a bit off as it has that mild minerality note, not quite like a sulfur or phosphorus, but something there. Doesn't quite seem up to a typical Jack's Abby lager.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2014 21:49:22 | More by jlindros
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Kmlund

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

07-07-2014 18:46:17 | More by Kmlund
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Pahn

New York

3.96/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into a pint glass. Bottled about a week ago.

Appearance: Pours clear light yellow and has a fluffy white head with good retention. No lacing.

Smell: Bread and noble hops. Pleasant.

Taste: Like the nose, only really well developed. The hops are expressed as a cologne-like spiciness, and the malt is just great; bready, some toast at the dry finish. No off flavors to get in the way of refreshment.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied, high side of moderate carbonation, clean, crisp dry finish.

Overall: This is a beer designed to be pounded, and it delivers. Extremely drinkable, with just enough malt flavor to keep you interested, a spot on mouthfeel for light "hot day beer", and hop flavor that mainly serves to compliment the carbonation.

Of particular note, though it doesn't influence my scoring, is that this beer costs about $11 a 12pk. This is basically a "gateway beer" from BMC to craft, but unlike other such beers, this one isn't really trying to push you toward anything else. Hard to find fault with this, and easy to imagine putting away quite a bit of it.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2014 01:42:00 | More by Pahn
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Dan114

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +39.7%

07-06-2014 23:49:10 | More by Dan114
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Framingham Lager from Jack's Abby Brewing
82 out of 100 based on 57 ratings.