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Cascadian Schwarzbier - Jack's Abby Brewing

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

267 Ratings
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Ratings: 267
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 8.44%
Wants: 29
Gots: 13 | 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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mlazzaro

Massachusetts

3.68/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Black beer, up to the light its burgundy. Cream colored head with awesome retention. Head laces the glass. Compact yeast at the bottom of the bottle; I assume this was bottle conditioned. Smells like chocolate malt and American hops. Nice Aroma. I noticed the bottle smells more malty, the pour smells more hoppy.

Super hopped up flavor, initially quite grapefruity. End of sip into aftertaste is darker malty flavors - charcoal and chocolate malt. Decent bitterness, lingers a little bit. Thin body. Attenuative clean yeast character.

Chocolate tastes a little funky with punchy citrus hops. No noticeable technical flaws in the beer though, very well crafted. My palate desires something else.

Serving type: bottle

03-13-2012 00:35:27 | More by mlazzaro
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Bierman9

New Hampshire

3.7/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Picked this up a month or so ago... $3.99 for a 0.5l bottle. Says "February 2012", which I hope is their bottling date. Enjoying today (23MAY12) out in the 'zebo...

Am using an imperial nonic, but I had to pour in stages, as the head really billowed up big time. The bier was a dense, opaque brown. Only when held up to the sunlight could I espy some glimmers of garnet. The aforementioned head was creamy and mousse-like, a lovely dollop of mocha cream atop the brew. Lacing was top shelf. My first sniff found some coffee and toasty, dark choco. Also found was a bit of rindy hopping. The body is a decent medium, and it feels fairly smooth overall.

The roasty character is also present flavorwise, though the hoppy bitterness takes precedent. Choco and dryish cocoa are found, but the strongest component is the pithy, resiny hoppage hitting the palate. It is somewhat flavorful, though I find the bitterness a bit overwhelming. Prosit!

3.7/5 rDev -8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

1462

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2012 22:03:46 | More by Bierman9
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Cascadian Schwarzbier from Jack's Abby Brewing
90 out of 100 based on 267 ratings.