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Cascadian Schwarzbier - Jack's Abby Brewing

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

287 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 287
Reviews: 68
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 8.44%
Wants: 30
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Jack's Abby Brewing visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This black lager combines a big roasted malt character with plentiful additions of aromatic hops. Magnum, Cascade, Columbus, Centennial and Cluster in the kettle, hopback and dry hop additions add a piney, resinous, light citrusy flavor and aroma. A bitter finish contrasts the full malty body.

70 IBU

(Beer added by: OtherShoe2 on 03-03-2012)
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warnerry

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

07-08-2014 21:11:05 | More by warnerry
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amano_h

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -0.7%

07-08-2014 01:34:41 | More by amano_h
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gonzo000

Massachusetts

3.84/5  rDev -4.7%

a. Dark brown/black beer with a 2 inch tan bubbly head.

s. Malt, some hops

t. Did not find the hoppy notes that the label called for, but beer was tasty - malt based with yeast.

m. Good mouthfeel from the nice carbonation mentioned in the appearance.

o. Eeeked in to the Outstanding - especially given the lager category.

07-06-2014 22:07:03 | More by gonzo000
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bigred89

Maryland

4/5  rDev -0.7%

07-03-2014 11:30:30 | More by bigred89
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cavemanlawyer1999

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

07-02-2014 22:51:34 | More by cavemanlawyer1999
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elzilcho

New Hampshire

4.75/5  rDev +17.9%

07-01-2014 20:40:41 | More by elzilcho
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Phished880

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

06-30-2014 01:16:40 | More by Phished880
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jebrew

Maine

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

06-29-2014 23:51:16 | More by jebrew
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Griffith

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -0.7%

06-28-2014 16:15:25 | More by Griffith
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drz955

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -0.7%

06-24-2014 13:52:56 | More by drz955
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johnnnniee

New Hampshire

4.13/5  rDev +2.5%

Bottle from Colonial Spirits.
Pours a clear dark brown with ruby highlights at the edges and a creamy fluffy tan head that persists forever. Aromas of floral spicy resinous hops with bits of bitter chocolate flakes and a hint of coffee. The flavor is rich chocolate and hints of coffee with a solid shot of earthy resinous hop flavor. Moderate hop bitterness lasting long into the finish of each sip. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation. Very nice black ipa, but it really does straddle the line of being a porter.

06-23-2014 23:35:36 | More by johnnnniee
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -0.7%

06-22-2014 03:18:35 | More by Sammy
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wisegreensoul

New York

4/5  rDev -0.7%

06-14-2014 05:12:58 | More by wisegreensoul
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Andrew041180

Massachusetts

4.3/5  rDev +6.7%

A - Poured slowly into a .5L weizen glass. This dark brown/black beer produces a towering, creamy beige head that retains quite well and leaves great rings of lace up and down the sides of the glass.

S - I know that the label says "hoppy black lager" but I really didn't expect the waves of hop aroma that I got from this one. Blindfold me and I'll tell you that I've got a fresh IPA sitting in front of me. Just an ever so fait indicator of roasted malts.

T - Now the roasted character of this beer takes center stage, with the hops doing their thing in more of a supporting role. There is a bitterness that comes in at the end, but it is not sharp, nor does it take away from the roasted aspect.

M - Classic Jack's Abby. Velvety smooth and refreshing. Clean finish. Medium-bodied. Excellent.

O - The only prior experience that I have had with such a beer has been Wookie Jack, which I did not like. Perhaps I got an old one? Needless to say I was thrilled with the quality of this one. It was excellent and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it to those who enjoy IPAs, Porters, or anything in between.

06-09-2014 12:24:24 | More by Andrew041180
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New York

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

06-09-2014 00:19:47 | More by ArsMoriendiOU818
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2Xmd

New York

4/5  rDev -0.7%

06-07-2014 01:19:31 | More by 2Xmd
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Dicers

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.7%

06-06-2014 19:55:39 | More by Dicers
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Jacobob10

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

06-06-2014 16:44:53 | More by Jacobob10
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ZEB89

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -0.7%

06-01-2014 04:26:24 | More by ZEB89
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rallyr32

New York

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

05-29-2014 03:55:17 | More by rallyr32
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j0hnc2468

New York

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

05-28-2014 20:09:01 | More by j0hnc2468
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huysmans

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

05-28-2014 11:22:10 | More by huysmans
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Swaino

New York

4/5  rDev -0.7%

05-24-2014 11:14:41 | More by Swaino
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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

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Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

05-18-2014 01:42:56 | More by Schmuckles
Cascadian Schwarzbier from Jack's Abby Brewing
90 out of 100 based on 287 ratings.