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Cascadian Schwarzbier - Jack's Abby Brewing

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270 Ratings
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Ratings: 270
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 8.44%
Wants: 29
Gots: 11 | 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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TobiasG

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

06-16-2013 23:49:21 | More by TobiasG
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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

06-14-2013 22:27:06 | More by fearfactory
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doremite

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

06-13-2013 20:34:54 | More by doremite
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tehmogue

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

06-10-2013 14:05:23 | More by tehmogue
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SHCC

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

06-09-2013 13:37:47 | More by SHCC
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Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

06-09-2013 03:36:12 | More by PatGreer
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trevorpost

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -0.7%

06-01-2013 02:10:47 | More by trevorpost
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RummyRedbeard

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

05-30-2013 21:57:55 | More by RummyRedbeard
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nmann08

District of Columbia

4.15/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from 50cl bottle (March 2013).

Pours with a very active head. The head is foamy, but airy with a light brown color, that sticks around. The color is very dark brown, hues of amber and reddish brown.

Very aromatic. Obviously roasted malts, burnt chocolate, with piney hops.

Taste does not follow the smell, but not in a bad way. Still roasty, but the bitterness of the hops is much more apparent. It finishes with a cocoa/dark chocolate flavor that sits in your mouth for a while.

The mouthfeel is silky, not too creamy, feels very smooth going down.

Overall, this is great. Not sure if it would have been better back in March vs. May, but another solid Lager from Jack's Abby.

Serving type: bottle

05-29-2013 01:32:59 | More by nmann08
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halfshell

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -0.7%

05-28-2013 20:30:00 | More by halfshell
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nesarebad

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.7%

05-22-2013 04:12:23 | More by nesarebad
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Texasfan549

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

05-15-2013 23:23:43 | More by Texasfan549
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kjkinsey

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

05-15-2013 23:16:02 | More by kjkinsey
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Horbar

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

05-13-2013 00:12:04 | More by Horbar
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mre0683

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

05-12-2013 22:34:35 | More by mre0683
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thebigredone

Wisconsin

3.94/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to jaasen64 for hooking me up!

Pours a creamy black with a nice foamy beige head.

The smell is excellent, picking up a cocoa aspect from the dark malt and some nice tingly hop aromas.

Taste is a little different from the smell. Large amounts of roasty flvaors with a definite lingering dry cocoa powder taste/feel. Hops come in on the mid-palate, a nice counterpoint to the roast, but then get lost in that cocoa flavor on the back end.

Mouthfeel is great, nice and thick.

Overall, definitely a solid beer. Tasted blind, I would have guesses this was an american porter. Would have liked to see the hop presence kicked up a touch more, but a very solid overall brew.

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2013 14:29:14 | More by thebigredone
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New York

4/5  rDev -0.7%

05-09-2013 02:02:34 | More by sirsteve42
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vonnegut21

New York

4/5  rDev -0.7%

05-07-2013 14:11:07 | More by vonnegut21
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bootdown21

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -0.7%

05-07-2013 01:07:27 | More by bootdown21
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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

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Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

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rusty3335

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

04-30-2013 07:23:32 | More by rusty3335
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tkelley

Massachusetts

4.35/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Second pour from a new growler into a tulip.

A - dark dark body. Very little light comes through but a little if you tilt it tot the side. Good head, retention, and lacing.

N - Mostly roasts and malts on the nose. Obvious hops as well. Pine, grapefruit. But again mostly roasted malts.

T - opposite of the smell. Mostly fresh hops. Really tasty. Piney, fruity. Then the roast. Mommy.

M - smooth but on the heavier side. Hearty. Good carbonation

O - love it. Love choppy dark beers and one this fresh doesn't come along too often.

Cheers!

Serving type: growler

04-30-2013 00:00:08 | More by tkelley
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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

04-27-2013 05:34:17 | More by egrace84
Cascadian Schwarzbier from Jack's Abby Brewing
90 out of 100 based on 270 ratings.