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Cascadian Schwarzbier - Jack's Abby Brewing

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

326 Ratings
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Ratings: 326
Reviews: 69
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 8.46%
Wants: 34
Gots: 17 | 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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Ratings: 326 | Reviews: 69 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of LittleDon
4.78/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Black with a plentiful fine foam head. Lots of glass sticking lace. Both the aroma and taste are a strong and well balanced combination of roasted malt and piney c-hops. Neither overpowers the other. Medium bodied and light carbonation, one of the best bottled beers I can recall.

LittleDon, Aug 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

bobv, Aug 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

ContentmentDIPA, Aug 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

ettbeer, Aug 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

Latarnik, Aug 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Hendry, Aug 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

dphillips, Jul 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

PHBoiler, Jul 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

HuskyHawk, Jul 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

ErrandWolfe, Jul 18, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -19.2%

nkelley77, Jul 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

Stum-pub, Jul 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

T-34-85, Jul 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Chris_Carraher, Jul 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

warnerry, Jul 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

amano_h, Jul 08, 2014
Photo of gonzo000
3.84/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

gonzo000, Jul 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

bigred89, Jul 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

cavemanlawyer1999, Jul 02, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

elzilcho, Jul 01, 2014
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3.91/5  rDev -2.7%

Phished880, Jun 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

jebrew, Jun 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Griffith, Jun 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

drz955, Jun 24, 2014
Photo of johnnnniee
4.13/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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.

johnnnniee, Jun 24, 2014
Cascadian Schwarzbier from Jack's Abby Brewing
90 out of 100 based on 326 ratings.