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Kiwi Rising - Double IPL - Jack's Abby Brewing

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world-class

817 Ratings
THE BROS
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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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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

12-06-2013 16:38:16 | More by oriolesfan4
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

11-16-2013 19:58:38 | More by DrunkinYogi
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

07-12-2014 08:20:45 | More by zestar
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

12-06-2013 17:14:57 | More by duceswild
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BARFLYB

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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

California

4/5  rDev -7.6%

11-29-2013 02:06:02 | More by drewone
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rab53

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

11-19-2011 04:05:28 | More by rab53
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

5/5  rDev +15.5%

12-06-2012 05:14:40 | More by Gonzoillini
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mdaschaf

Washington

4.2/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a hazy yellow/golden color with a billowy white/foamy head with nice retention and sticky lacing down the sides.

S: Nice tropical fruit, some melon, and grapefruit with a bit of citrus zest as well.

T: A continuation of the aroma, plenty of citrus and tropical fruit, some grapefruit, a little pineapple, some orange, and orange zest.

M: Light to medium bodied with medium to high carbonation. Smooth and easy drinking.

O: Another great beer from Jack's Abby. Glad to have finally tried this one, and fruitier version of Hoponius.

Serving type: bottle

11-21-2012 02:40:33 | More by mdaschaf
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DrJay

Massachusetts

4.15/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Big, fluffy whitish cap from a gentle pour. Tons of clumpy lacing, good head retention. The beer was hazy, yellow gold. Fruity aroma, orange and lemon, grassy and a bit tropical. Nice flavour. Hops are in full force, tropical (mango and pineapple) up front, a bit of citrus mid-palate, then bitterness and a hint of spicy alcohol in the finish. Malt was really just there to provide some balance. Medium plus body with creamy carbonation. Really enjoyable and quite drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

01-06-2014 00:17:23 | More by DrJay
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Kelp

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

01-23-2013 05:34:14 | More by Kelp
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

11-16-2012 01:53:09 | More by PEIhop
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Delaware

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

12-04-2013 22:54:13 | More by THECPJ
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drummermattie02

Texas

4/5  rDev -7.6%

07-10-2014 18:25:33 | More by drummermattie02
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Zaphog

Michigan

4/5  rDev -7.6%

01-27-2014 03:28:51 | More by Zaphog
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liamt07

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

11-24-2013 14:49:58 | More by liamt07
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tobelerone

Connecticut

4.1/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A lovely looking beer; burnished gold, lightly hazed body, a big eggshell colored head that has great retention. Aroma pops those New Zealand hops; lots of tropical fruit flavors, and the subtle oniony aroma that lurks underneath. A very dry maltiness is detected with continues to be the case in the flavor; it's a cracker dry underpinning that really stays out of the way and puts these southern hemisphere hops on full display. There is the full assortment of tropical fruit flavors they provide, with not a little of the sharp onion/shallot thing that I get from some of these varieties but many apparently do not. Good but I think after drinking many beers hopped with these varietals that they aren't my personal favorite.

There is a modest and lingering bitterness here I'd say is just about average. The body is light-ish medium and the carbonation is right down the middle; has a lively but smooth, creamy and not at all overcarbonated feel.

This is definitely a strong beer and i can see why so many love it. It's just very good for me but that is more because of my own taste preferences than any flaw, whatsoever, in this brew. Jack's Abby continues to impress me.

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2014 22:22:49 | More by tobelerone
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johnnnniee

New Hampshire

3.93/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A curious looking bottle found its way home with me yesterday. Pours a cloudy deep straw color bordering on golden with a decent white head that displays minimal retention and lace. Smell comes through with lots of citrus with grapefruit and lemon dominating. Moderate pilsner malt deep underneath. Taste is quite hoppy, lots of citrus with barely any malt to back it up. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a resinous mouthfeel. Great hoppy brew and a great price too, I may have to revisit this again.

Serving type: bottle

12-05-2011 01:09:59 | More by johnnnniee
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jrallen34

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

11-10-2013 14:19:13 | More by jrallen34
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HuskyinPDX

Washington

3.88/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Bottle opened on 6.28.13

Bottled Nov 2012, Yikes!

A - Pours a hazy, very light orange-almost yellow with a huge cream-colored soapy head with good retention.

S - Fruity, hard to place. Citrus and some lager yeast come through as well.

T - Malty, floral, and some grass.

D - Good carbonation and a light body.

O - Still a good beer, but I would love to try a fresh one.

Serving type: bottle

07-29-2013 04:26:35 | More by HuskyinPDX
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thagr81us

South Carolina

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

Big thanks goes out to MSquared2 for sharing this one during one of our random Sunday tastings! Served from bottle into Sweetwater 15th Anniversary snifter. Poured a hazy golden yellow with a half finger white head that subsided to a minimal amount slowly. Maintained excellent lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, fruit, citrus, citrus hop, tropical fruit, and pineapple. The flavor was of sweet malt, fruit, tropical fruit, tropical fruit hop, citrus, and pine hop. It had a light feel on the palate with high carbonation. Overall this was a good brew. Another brew from this brewery and another hit. Everything on this one really worked in complete harmony and unison to make it very easy to drink and refreshing. The tropical fruit profile going on was nothing short of awesome on this one. So glad that I finally found out about this brewery . I hope you get the chance to do the same.

Serving type: bottle

12-31-2012 13:11:57 | More by thagr81us
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TheSevenDuffs

Ontario (Canada)

4.46/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Bottled on 11-11-13. Poured in to tulip.

A - Translucent medium orange with a yellow glow around the edges.

S - Pine, peach, mango, dankness and a touch of sweet caramel.

T - A sharp bitterness up front that is bursting with pineapple, mango, peach, papaya and guava flavours. A touch of sweet caramel to provide some balance. A fantastic bouquet of flavour.

M - Medium body; creamy. Sticky and oily. Light carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

01-01-2014 18:52:49 | More by TheSevenDuffs
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AgentZero

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

12-28-2012 22:26:51 | More by AgentZero
Kiwi Rising - Double IPL from Jack's Abby Brewing
96 out of 100 based on 817 ratings.