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Session Rye IPL - Jack's Abby Brewing

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BA SCORE
85
very good

105 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 105
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 8.2%
Wants: 2
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Jack's Abby Brewing visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  3.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Centennial, Chinook, Columbus and Crystal hops were added at the very end of the boil to give a robust hop flavor and smooth bitterness. This Spicy and floral beer was brewed with a touch of rye malt to accent the spiciness of the hops. Low in alcohol, yet full in flavor.

(Beer added by: ThatsThatDude on 05-12-2014)
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Resuin

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

08-28-2014 22:57:23 | More by Resuin
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kwjd

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

08-27-2014 00:03:42 | More by kwjd
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RummyRedbeard

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5.8%

08-26-2014 01:15:43 | More by RummyRedbeard
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jbeervt

Vermont

4/5  rDev +5.8%

08-23-2014 21:21:38 | More by jbeervt
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ppoitras

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5.8%

16.9oz bottle purchased as a single from Yankee Spirits, Sturbridge, MA.

Poured into an imperial pint glass, formed a 1" beige head over the slightly cloudy golden amber brew. Frothy head lasts and lasts, with sporadic chunky lacing. Aroma is citrus and light pale malts.

Taste starts with a peek of sweetness, citrus in the middle, and bitterness and more lemony goodness through the close. Smooth mouthfeel, and drinkability is way easy. Sessional thirst-quencher, check.

08-23-2014 01:19:18 | More by ppoitras
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Skibum211

Vermont

4/5  rDev +5.8%

08-18-2014 17:45:35 | More by Skibum211
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Dicers

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

08-17-2014 13:56:29 | More by Dicers
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.65/5  rDev -3.4%

a real nice lager from jacks abby, but they all are from these guys, totally reinventing the word lager for most craft beer people, a noble and so far highly successful mission. this session rye lager is under 4% abv, clear light copper in color, and carbonated well enough to be supremely refreshing. a classic but robust American hopping makes it about as hop forward as a good ipa, but the low alcohol and the clean finish of the lager yeast make it that much more of a perfect summer day drinker for those seeking such a thing. the rye is really mild in this, probably well under 20% of the grain bill, and quite pale, influencing the overall flavor profile of this beer fairly minimally, which is my only real critique. a little more rye would be awesome, but in the theme of a lighter brew, I think it just accents the hops without being too much. really snappy finish and overall a fun session brew. jacks abby has done nothing but impress me.

08-15-2014 00:12:35 | More by StonedTrippin
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tom10101

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

08-13-2014 16:28:37 | More by tom10101
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MikeCactusGordon

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5.8%

08-11-2014 16:46:32 | More by MikeCactusGordon
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meefmoff

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -20.6%

08-07-2014 19:13:55 | More by meefmoff
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bobv

Vermont

4/5  rDev +5.8%

08-06-2014 05:39:18 | More by bobv
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Pwbres

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +5.8%

08-06-2014 00:10:58 | More by Pwbres
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TheManiacalOne

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

08-05-2014 17:41:24 | More by TheManiacalOne
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

08-04-2014 20:21:05 | More by Latarnik
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Dizzy242

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5.8%

08-01-2014 21:56:54 | More by Dizzy242
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cjgiant

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

07-31-2014 20:31:49 | More by cjgiant
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Shandycan

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.8%

07-30-2014 15:42:23 | More by Shandycan
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JohnofUpton

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

07-29-2014 14:59:52 | More by JohnofUpton
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Mbennett

New York

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

07-27-2014 22:21:29 | More by Mbennett
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alexbutler

Massachusetts

3.66/5  rDev -3.2%

A - A light off-white head sits on top of a amber body, Not much lacing remains, just specks here and there on the pint glass.

S - Nice, deep malt aroma off the top, doesn't overwhelm. There's almost a nuttiness in there.

T - It took me a few sips to wrap my head around this one. There's an immediate bitterness with floral notes for sure, but they hang in the background. What you come away with is something very subdued.

M - Medium to light mouthfeel here. I was expecting something a bit heavier and was surprised on the lightness, almost wateriness, of this beer.

O - Not sure if I was wrong in expecting something a bit more full here, but the taste just doesn't seem to blossom in this Rye IPL.

07-27-2014 18:28:50 | More by alexbutler
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whiterapid

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5.8%

07-24-2014 18:14:40 | More by whiterapid
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ArsMoriendiOU818

New York

4/5  rDev +5.8%

07-23-2014 23:52:37 | More by ArsMoriendiOU818
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Mikexw

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

07-23-2014 00:08:07 | More by Mikexw
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tbone1384

Wyoming

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

07-22-2014 00:34:36 | More by tbone1384
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Session Rye IPL from Jack's Abby Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 105 ratings.