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Ginger & Juice - Jack's Abby Brewing

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BA SCORE
86
very good

98 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 98
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 13.28%
Wants: 17
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Jack's Abby Brewing visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Ginger & Juice combines pureed ginger, grapefruit juice and peel, buckwheat and a secret proprietary hop strain to create an intriguingly spiced and hopped lager. Aromas of citrus, melon, and ginger balance a firm bitterness. Uses locally grown buckwheat from MA. Lay back, sip on Ginger & Juice.

60 IBU

(Beer added by: PeterIngemi on 07-26-2012)
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wdarcy77

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

08-05-2012 23:30:46 | More by wdarcy77
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jbertsch

Massachusetts

3.6/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appears gold in color. Slight haze to it. Its white head is one-finger in size.

I smell ginger, cracker malt, earthy hops and faint citrus once it warms up.

I taste the cracker-like malt up front with ginger spiciness sitting on top. There's just a kiss of grapefruit on the finish along with a slight bitterness.

Mouthfeel is appropriate.

This is enjoyable, but maybe I've come to expect too much from JA as they usually impress me a ton. I wish the hop profile was more pronounced, especially since the label says "highly hopped!" and I know what they're capable of with H.U.

It's a nice drinker, I just wish the hops came as advertised and the volume was turned up a little. Boy I sound American don't I?

Serving type: bottle

08-09-2012 17:00:06 | More by jbertsch
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Jwale73

Rhode Island

3.7/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500ml bottle served in a nonic. July 2012 indicated on the back label. Pours a light, golden-orange with a four inch, cascading, fluffy, rocky, cream-colored head. Head exhibits excellent retention and thick, textured sheets of lacing are revealed during the tasting. Nose suggests citrus rind, grapefruit, floral aromatics and an earthy/spicy character. Taste is somewhat consistent with the nose - grapefruit rind makes an appearance; however, there's also a suggestion of chamomile, citric acid and a lingering, earthy bitterness at the finish. Ginger is present, but very much subdued (a little bit goes a long way). Mouthfeel is light-medium, but closer to light, with a pleasant, lively carbonation that cleanses the palate and gives a little more depth to the body. Overall, a refreshing and nuanced hoppy lager with a tea-like character. Not bold, but the flavors muddle together nicely with a hops presence falling somewhere between an APA and an IPA.

Serving type: bottle

09-04-2012 21:54:20 | More by Jwale73
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trevorpost

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

08-04-2012 20:26:09 | More by trevorpost
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

03-28-2013 14:14:36 | More by mendvicdog
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kevgod

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

09-03-2012 15:36:08 | More by kevgod
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oline73

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

03-28-2013 02:31:35 | More by oline73
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jderosia603

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

03-27-2013 14:10:03 | More by jderosia603
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dfecteau

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

05-23-2013 13:50:57 | More by dfecteau
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AngusOg

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

01-28-2013 13:01:14 | More by AngusOg
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ms11781

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

08-04-2012 02:35:44 | More by ms11781
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kaelingirl

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

07-30-2012 22:02:05 | More by kaelingirl
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lern

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

08-22-2012 03:27:42 | More by lern
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ferrettman687

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

11-25-2012 05:51:09 | More by ferrettman687
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

08-13-2012 20:14:36 | More by PEIhop
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AutumnBeerLove

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

03-15-2013 17:59:00 | More by AutumnBeerLove
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CheapBeerBuzz

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

02-11-2013 02:25:58 | More by CheapBeerBuzz
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davewlfpckfan29

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

09-28-2012 03:32:16 | More by davewlfpckfan29
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AdamP

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

08-12-2012 03:24:34 | More by AdamP
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Auror

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

01-09-2013 20:31:41 | More by Auror
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jayhunter357

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

11-23-2013 01:22:35 | More by jayhunter357
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Reagan1984

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

08-25-2012 20:03:25 | More by Reagan1984
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rab53

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

07-30-2012 00:28:42 | More by rab53
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Horbar

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

08-06-2012 02:45:48 | More by Horbar
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womencantsail

California

3.78/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A fairly clear orange color with a white head. A very nice hop aroma with lots of floral and citrus notes to it. Plenty of fresh ginger, light pine, and some bread and biscuit malts. The flavor has a light bitterness to it, as well as a touch of malt sweetness. Very good ginger flavor, rather plentiful citrus and floral hops, and just a hint of pine.

Serving type: bottle

08-07-2012 20:49:04 | More by womencantsail
Ginger & Juice from Jack's Abby Brewing
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