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Kiwi Rising - Double IPL - Jack's Abby Brewing

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

817 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 817
Reviews: 107
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 9.24%
Wants: 303
Gots: 45 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Jack's Abby Brewing visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Pilsner |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rudzud on 11-17-2011)
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tonybellini

New York

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

05-05-2014 17:18:27 | More by tonybellini
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BillKuhnel

New York

5/5  rDev +15.5%

05-05-2014 14:06:27 | More by BillKuhnel
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BARFLYB

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

05-05-2014 02:49:04 | More by BARFLYB
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KornWallace

New York

4.21/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Date: 5/4/14
Location: DeCicco’s Pelham
Glassware: Tulip

Appearance: Golden to Orange in color with a massive white frothy head pour. Very nice cling as you drink the beer. The head stays a top the beer for quite some time.
Aroma: This is one floral smelling beer. The ‘kiwi’ hops, Nelson Sauvin, are very present having been added on multiple occasions in the brewing process. Get both hop and hop leaf giving the beer an almost herbal to hoppy aroma. Good fruit presence as well, scents of Tangerine Peel oranges and grapefruit come through.
Flavor: The flavors are nicely balanced and there is not as much of that tart flavor as I was expecting. The fruit is there, the hops are definitely there but there is a lot new in the flavor. A chewy, bready nearly sweet malt base really kicks in giving it a touch of that lager feel. It’s not the flavor that I was expecting from the aroma but it is nice.
Mouthfeel: Medium in body and carbonation. The beer is resinous and drying a bit. Still the beer is very smooth and hides the alcohol well. I would have never thought it was 8.5% ABV.

Notes: Bottled 11.11.2013

Serving type: bottle

05-04-2014 21:22:00 | More by KornWallace
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BigZ2214

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

05-04-2014 04:04:17 | More by BigZ2214
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Nichols33

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -24.9%

05-04-2014 01:23:32 | More by Nichols33
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ArghImaPenguin

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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RoninTK3

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

04-30-2014 03:42:28 | More by RoninTK3
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Ndek

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

04-28-2014 00:33:51 | More by Ndek
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Devman171

Maryland

4/5  rDev -7.6%

04-27-2014 21:57:09 | More by Devman171
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thatisgrossman

New York

4/5  rDev -7.6%

04-27-2014 04:14:46 | More by thatisgrossman
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athomasPSU

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -7.6%

04-26-2014 22:00:19 | More by athomasPSU
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koopa

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -7.6%

04-26-2014 04:35:19 | More by koopa
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Jofroi

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

04-24-2014 02:05:44 | More by Jofroi
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EvilAsh

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

04-23-2014 18:10:04 | More by EvilAsh
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Busker

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

04-23-2014 01:38:46 | More by Busker
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stephensinner

Missouri

4/5  rDev -7.6%

04-19-2014 13:04:04 | More by stephensinner
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slengteng

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

04-18-2014 07:44:08 | More by slengteng
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POTABLE83

New York

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

04-17-2014 01:09:52 | More by POTABLE83
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wafers

New York

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

04-16-2014 23:11:00 | More by wafers
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funkyaudio

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

04-16-2014 03:07:34 | More by funkyaudio
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FosterJM

California

4/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

1776th Review on BA
Bottle to Jack's Abby Pint
500ml

Thanks to Jlindros and Rudzud for this one

App- A solid orange with some mixed golds and yellows. For some reason the head on this one was huge. A giant 3 finger puffy white long lasting head. Generous cling down the glass.

Smell- A solid mix of lager and IPA. A bit of tropical notes with a generous lager yeast aroma came wofting up to greet the noise. Slightly grainular as well.

Taste- I thought this was a good beer. I wanted to like it more, but I think the New Zealand hops arent my favorite variety. I thought the mix of IPA and lager was subtle and the grainular nose followed the beer in the taste department. Good but wanted more.

Mouth- A wet drinking beer but this was a bit of a softer medium body with a light feel behind. Residual grain and some tropical fruits.

Drink- Its a solid beer and I like jacks abbys, I just wanted to like this one more.

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2014 18:10:17 | More by FosterJM
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Mayhem

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -7.6%

04-15-2014 00:54:08 | More by Mayhem
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Jballn

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

04-14-2014 16:19:41 | More by Jballn
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markgugs

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

04-13-2014 03:18:50 | More by markgugs
Kiwi Rising - Double IPL from Jack's Abby Brewing
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