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Barrel-Aged Framinghammer - Jack's Abby Brewing

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Barrel-Aged Framinghammer
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967 Ratings

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Ratings: 967
Reviews: 126
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 7.57%
Wants: 266
Gots: 209 | FT: 37
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 +3.2%

arusso13, Apr 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8.3%

Sisky, Apr 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

bigcountry81, Apr 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

koopa, Apr 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

Dylanjf, Apr 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

MPPHISH, Apr 26, 2014
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3.86/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours an expected black... thin dark tan head leaves virtually no lacing atop a viscous brew... I do love my new CCB Teku.

Nose is clean dark malt, turbinado sugar, plenty of bourbon spiked by vanilla and oak.. something that reminds me of tawny port and dark cherry essence.... Pretty damn rich aromas.. weird oak smoke with warmth

Flavor marries all the aromas but doesn't quite deliver... seems a little flimsy.. definite rich brown malt with plenty of barrel presence.. Dark malt plays well, but is a 2nd fiddle with the bourbon barrels..

Body is pretty full.. light carbonation doesn't distract.. smooth.

Syndicate hooked this one up.. Thanks Darrel... I appreciate it my friend.


JohnGalt1, Apr 25, 2014
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4.31/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Pours dark brown with a dark tan colored head. Looks like a barrel aged beer - big bubbles and spotty lacing.

Immediate aroma coconut and vanilla from the bottle - when its in a glass and aerated big brown sugar and oats as indicated, chocolate, bourbon, oak and vanilla.

Very well balanced - has that very clean, smooth body and character as does the regular framinghammer. Mouthfeel is silky smooth. Crazy drinkable.

Great beer - excellent barrel rendition of the phenomenal base.

timc100, Apr 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Wowcoolman, Apr 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Rado, Apr 25, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

WhitmansNiece, Apr 24, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

EvilAsh, Apr 23, 2014
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5/5  rDev +14.7%

Busker, Apr 23, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

phishfoolme, Apr 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8.3%

FreshZ, Apr 22, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

solo103, Apr 22, 2014
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4.38/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: pours an almost black color but with a strong brown showing along the edges. two fingers plus of a tan head that fades at a decent rate leave behind just a bit of a lacing. great clarity through the corners but too dark to see through the bulk. a slightly visible viscosity, leaving a thin brown film behind.

Smell: opens up with strong notes a bourbon, oak and alcohol. next layer revels some dark roasted malts. struggling to get out are brown sugar and chocolate.

Taste: first I am hit with a strong, but not overpowering bourbon with a good alcohol kick. next up some oak, followed by sweet brown sugar and a bit of chocolate. this sweetness is quickly cut by roasted malts that hint at coffee. mixes with a bit more alcohol at the end.

Mouthfeel: heavy, drinks sweet but cut by bitter. leaves behind bitter and alcohol. warm

Overall: a wonderfully complex beer. one of the most balanced and well done straight bourbon stout/porters I have had in a while. lots of bold alcohol and bourbon but never overpowering or astringent.

SportsandJorts, Apr 22, 2014
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5/5  rDev +14.7%

velcrogrip, Apr 21, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Symz, Apr 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -14%

IPAchris, Apr 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

CLaBarre, Apr 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Adamostella, Apr 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

mps, Apr 19, 2014
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5/5  rDev +14.7%

savagepm, Apr 18, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

slengteng, Apr 18, 2014
Barrel-Aged Framinghammer from Jack's Abby Brewing
97 out of 100 based on 967 ratings.