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Barrel-Aged Framinghammer - Jack's Abby Brewing

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Barrel-Aged Framinghammer
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BA SCORE
96
world-class

982 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 982
Reviews: 126
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 7.82%
Wants: 271
Gots: 214 | FT: 40
Brewed by:
Jack's Abby Brewing visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Baltic Porter |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
The 2012 on tap/growlers were aged in Jim Beam barrels. The 2013 bottles were aged in Willet barrels. 2014 release was aged in Four Roses.

(Beer added by: taez555 on 03-30-2012)
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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

mogburn1317, Jun 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -19.5%

TheSevenDuffs, May 31, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

Jeremy_H, May 31, 2014
Photo of Vonerichs
4.14/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Black color with an average sandy colored head. The head dissipates quickly, leaving only a ring around the edges.

Chocolate, coffee, light black licorice, and a hefty vanilla/oak bourbon.

It's heavy in the bourbon notes, but still let's the chocolate and coffee pop. Molasses shows as well.

Lower carbonation and a tad thin. Boozy.

I'm a fan of this one. It really hits on the bourbon flavors. The only knock is that it could use more heft in the body.

Vonerichs, May 31, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

smitty5245, May 30, 2014
Photo of gcamparone
3.83/5  rDev -12%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 16 oz bottle into a goblet. Purchased in Attleboro, MA. 2014 vintage.

A- Pours a deep brown body with a medium sized light brown head that reduces slowly.

S- Heavy whiskey, milk chocolate, coffee, lots of booze for a 10% beer.

T- Hmm.. the first sip was kind of bland, but as it warms it gets a little better. Slight sweet milk chocolate, heavy whiskey (kinda tastes like straight whiskey, like I a stout/straight whiskey blend), light coffee. The aftertaste is lacking.. not much there.

M- Kind of thin for a barrel aged stout with 10% abv. Low carbonation.

Was somewhat disappointed with BA Framinghammer. Lacked body, flavor, and complexity. The flavors didn't go well together. I'll re-rate if I get another bottle and it's better.

gcamparone, May 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

NRo, May 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

earljones199, May 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

Skwalk47, May 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

backbaybrewer, May 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8%

1Sundown2C, May 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

ToadiesForCody, May 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

MisterBisco, May 27, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

Brewzma, May 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

JMScowcroft, May 26, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

mrandypandy, May 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -19.5%

browniewithnuts, May 24, 2014
Photo of Florida9
3.98/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Appears black in the glass. Forms a modest light tan colored head that doesn't stick around for very long, quickly reducing to little more than a spotty surface coating and a bubbly ring around the edge.

S: Aroma is dominated by chocolate notes - a blend of dark and milk chocolates. Sweet. Lesser notes of roasted malts and coffee. Boozy bourbony alcohol on the back end.

T: Taste is rather sweet. Starts off with bourbon. Boozy vanilla and chocolate. Then some oak. More sweetness: Molasses and brown sugar. Turns tannic on the back end. Finishes with pour bourbon.

M: Medium to full bodied, but I get the feeling that this one is a bit thin. Mild bitterness. Lower carbonation. Very smooth. Boozy.

O: This is a very bourbon-foward beer. I'd like to say how much you like this beer will depend on how much you like bourbon, but I don't really think that is the case. Bourbon isn't sweet, but this beer is quite sweet. Bourbon isn't chocolatey, but this beer is. In the end, its a good beer, but not at all mind-blowing.

Florida9, May 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

dfhhead25, May 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

Rhf9120, May 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

weaksauce, May 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

Hophead717, May 21, 2014
Photo of MDDMD
4.13/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-dark brown color with a nice tan head and decent lacing

S-dark malt, chocolate, bourbon, oak, little coffee and dark brown sugar

T-chocolate, dark roasted malt, vanilla, bourbon, oak, dark brown sugar

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, smooth

O-solid BA Baltic Porter, easy drinking in spite of the ABV

MDDMD, May 21, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

tikk, May 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

Kramerbarthomer, May 19, 2014
Barrel-Aged Framinghammer from Jack's Abby Brewing
96 out of 100 based on 982 ratings.