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Cascadian Schwarzbier - Jack's Abby Brewing

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Cascadian SchwarzbierCascadian Schwarzbier

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

290 Ratings
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Ratings: 290
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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Swaino

New York

4/5  rDev -0.7%

05-24-2014 11:14:41 | More by Swaino
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BG718

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

05-18-2014 17:04:07 | More by BG718
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Schmuckles

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

05-18-2014 01:42:56 | More by Schmuckles
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ThatsThatDude

New York

4.75/5  rDev +17.9%

05-17-2014 01:10:38 | More by ThatsThatDude
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kniles38

New York

4/5  rDev -0.7%

05-16-2014 14:31:45 | More by kniles38
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oline73

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

05-16-2014 01:27:29 | More by oline73
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Meb3

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -0.7%

05-15-2014 23:35:53 | More by Meb3
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -0.7%

05-10-2014 17:33:19 | More by DrunkinYogi
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jayhunter357

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

05-09-2014 03:54:34 | More by jayhunter357
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MarkJBurch

New York

4/5  rDev -0.7%

05-05-2014 03:46:03 | More by MarkJBurch
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timoteo833

New York

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

05-04-2014 22:55:37 | More by timoteo833
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BigZ2214

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

05-04-2014 04:18:28 | More by BigZ2214
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Ctruskey

New York

4/5  rDev -0.7%

05-04-2014 00:31:41 | More by Ctruskey
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Mbennett

New York

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

05-03-2014 23:46:48 | More by Mbennett
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Mikexw

New York

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

05-03-2014 12:16:17 | More by Mikexw
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timotao

New York

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

05-03-2014 01:38:44 | More by timotao
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Zaphog

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

05-02-2014 21:25:55 | More by Zaphog
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beergorrilla

Michigan

4/5  rDev -0.7%

05-02-2014 21:16:33 | More by beergorrilla
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BrownAleMale

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

05-01-2014 04:59:07 | More by BrownAleMale
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CloudStrife

New York

4.23/5  rDev +5%

16.9oz bottle poured into a snifter.

A: Pours a clear dark brownish red appearing black in the glass. A dense slightly tanned head sits on top of this brew. Good head retention as it takes a couple minutes for the head to dissipate. Leaves great lacing on the sides of the glass.

S: Initial aroma of roasted malts and hops. The roasted malts come across as carmely and chocolaty. The hops add some pine and spiciness to the mix. A nice earthiness to this one that reminds me of the inside of a brewery.

T: A lot more hop bitterness comes through in the flavor than anticipated. There is still a solid roasty malt backbone that adds chocolaty notes, but an ample hop addition as well. Mild citrus from the hops. Alcohol is well hidden.

M: Real smooth and creamy mouthfeel makes this one a pleasure to sip on. Moderate carbonation and a mostly clean finish. Just a touch of stickiness from the resinous hops.

Overall I've always been a Schwarzbier fan and this one it top of its class. Mouthfeel of a stout with the hop bitterness of an IPA.

04-30-2014 19:59:13 | More by CloudStrife
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devilfluff

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -0.7%

04-30-2014 01:59:27 | More by devilfluff
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Altrurian

New York

3.84/5  rDev -4.7%

Pours very dark mahogany into the Weyerbacher-labelled tumbler. Two-and-a-half fingers of tan, rough-topped head leaves attractive lacing. Really nice, pronounced olfactory presence: toffee, chocolate milk, roasted grain, alcohol. Taste is that of a quality schwarzbier with a certain hoppy tang that becomes more pronounced as the beer warms to a proper serving temperature. It's not outstanding, but certainly respectable and serviceable. Mouthfeel is a little aggressive, but adequately thick.

04-29-2014 22:53:53 | More by Altrurian
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vermilcj

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

04-29-2014 19:49:30 | More by vermilcj
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GonzoHomebrewer

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -0.7%

04-28-2014 20:29:28 | More by GonzoHomebrewer
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Kelp

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -0.7%

04-28-2014 03:17:46 | More by Kelp
Cascadian Schwarzbier from Jack's Abby Brewing
90 out of 100 based on 290 ratings.