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R.I.P.L. Effect (Rye India Pale Lager) - Jack's Abby Brewing

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BA SCORE
89
very good

162 Ratings
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Ratings: 162
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 8.79%
Wants: 21
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Jack's Abby Brewing visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  5.75% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
What do you get when you combine the dry malt backbone of a Pilsner, the aromatic hops of an IPA and the spiciness of a Rye Lager? You get a special blend of flavors that’s sure to send ripples through your taste buds. Brewed with Sorachi Ace, Columbus, Cascade, and Amarillo hops with 35% Rye Malt and locally grown Triticale from MA.

65 IBU

(Beer added by: PeterIngemi on 09-01-2012)
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smcolw

Massachusetts

3.88/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a barrel high above the bar. Absolutely no head, not even rim bubbles. Properly cloudy with an orange amber color.

Strong prickly, grapefruit hop aroma. Some pine needles.

Served at room temperature (no cellar here). Holding the liquid in my mouth, it is well balanced. Pale malt flavor with a bittering hop. The swallow makes this become a hop bomb--quite biting. Nearly no carbonation (the cask was tapped three days ago). Moderate body.

Serving type: cask

10-13-2012 17:39:56 | More by smcolw
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A: Golden sun yellow with large, creamy, off white head. Leaves large amounts of spider web lacing.

S: Spicy rye, with underlying notes of tropical fruit hops. Hint of bubblegum from the Sorachi Ace.

T: Rye spice and tang right up front, and an assortment of hop flavors following. The Sorachi Ace flavor is most dominant, with its tones of bubblegum and hint of dill. Cascade hop flavor is lurking around as well with flavors of pine resin. Not much in the way of malt flavors except for the overwhelming rye tone.

M: Relatively clean on the palate and ever so slightly viscous. Moderate to little carbonation.

O: Quite a unique beer, let alone a lager. The Sorachi Ace threw me, as I was expecting this beer to be relatively straightforward. Props of JA for taking this beer in a different direction and making it one-of-a-kind.

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R.I.P.L. Effect (Rye India Pale Lager) from Jack's Abby Brewing
89 out of 100 based on 162 ratings.