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Mom & Pop's Wet Hop Lager - Jack's Abby Brewing

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Mom & Pop's Wet Hop LagerMom & Pop's Wet Hop Lager

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155 Ratings
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Ratings: 155
Reviews: 36
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 9.97%
Wants: 4
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Jack's Abby Brewing visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Using 100% locally-sourced ingredients, this lager features hops grown by our Mom and Pop on the family farm in VT, and MA-born hops too. Malted barley and unmalted spelt and wheat provide the finishing touches for this all-local brew. A mild, earthly hop aroma mixes well with malty cereal notes. Not to be confused as an extra hoppy beer, this is a nicely balanced and pleasantly hopped lager.

13 IBU

(Beer added by: PeterIngemi on 09-20-2012)
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Ratings: 155 | Reviews: 36 | Display Reviews Only:
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Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -10%

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3/5  rDev -16.9%

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Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -3%

06-17-2013 00:44:31 | More by TobiasG
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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +10.8%

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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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Rob315

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +10.8%

04-02-2013 13:55:05 | More by Rob315
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CypherEnigma

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -10%

03-31-2013 16:11:11 | More by CypherEnigma
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jderosia603

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

03-27-2013 14:11:10 | More by jderosia603
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codysjb

Florida

3.09/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Golden Pale, small head that dissipates instantaneously
S: Wheat, summer, minor must scents
T: Watery, some mild wheat notes.
M: Little more flavor, wheat, some minor malt notes.
O: Easy drinking session beer but really nothing special. After having the cheaper IPL, I don’t think I’d ever buy this again as their other main beers are less expensive and much better.

Serving type: bottle

03-25-2013 01:09:12 | More by codysjb
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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

03-16-2013 14:03:43 | More by soze47
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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -10%

03-10-2013 01:49:49 | More by dphillips
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Massachusetts

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Massachusetts

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4/5  rDev +10.8%

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Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -3%

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Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -3%

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jondeelee

Massachusetts

4.23/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Mom & Pop’s Wet Hop Lager opens to a nose that is surprisingly balanced for a beer whose name focuses more on hops than malts. Breads and grains are perhaps the most noticeable aroma, bringing biscuit, Grape Nuts cereal, floury baguette, rising wheat dough, and wet wheat stalks. The hops are a secondary aroma, but still add a pleasant and noticeable lemon, pine resin, and grapefruit rim to the breads and grains. There’s also a bit of brown sugar, and a smidgen of apricot and berry fruit esters. As a whole, the nose is very nice, speaking to a simple, but very well-made lager that has been meticulously balanced to feature the best of its ingredients.

On the tongue, the beer is more sugary than expected, with immediate brown sugar notes, as well as berry, orange, apricot, pear, and apple fruit esters. The sugars are delicious and sweet, and blend well with the (here, much lighter) breads and grains, which add floury baguette, biscuit, cereal, and light toast crust earthiness. The hops add touches of pine, lemon, grapefruit, and sweet rosewater, very nicely complementing the sugars and breads. The aftertaste is a lingering continuation of the main mouthful, but with slightly larger pine and grapefruit hop notes, and a plant-stem bitterness that is slightly reminiscent of dandelion stems. Mouthfeel is medium, and carbonation is medium.

Overall, this is an excellent lager, being finely balanced and featuring an excellent and surprising array of sweet sugars and fruit esters, as well as fresh hop notes. This would make for excellent summer fare, being on the lighter, but very flavorful side, and would also make for an excellent introductory beer to someone unfamiliar with craft brews, as it shows the range of flavors that a good lager should have.

Serving type: bottle

12-14-2012 20:05:42 | More by jondeelee
Mom & Pop's Wet Hop Lager from Jack's Abby Brewing
82 out of 100 based on 155 ratings.