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Pumpkin Crop Lager - Jack's Abby Brewing

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86
very good

112 Ratings
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Ratings: 112
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 8.57%
Wants: 5
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Jack's Abby Brewing visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
The 2012 harvest on our Mom & Pop’s farm was fruitful and this brew uses 100 fresh pumpkins and 40 organic squash. We prepared, cooked, and pureed all the gourds with the help of our friends at Carrie Anne’s Modern Diner. A blend of autumn spices adds to the intense pumpkin flavors. Uses locally grown Triticale from MA.

10 IBU

(Beer added by: jbertsch on 10-15-2012)
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Omnium

Pennsylvania

3.96/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bottle > Alpine Spring bow-tie glass

A - Semi-hazy amber in color with a finger of white soapy head, no lacing.
S - Aroma is pretty nice, lager yeast, warm inviting pumpkin smell, some very light pumpkin pie spices, cinnamon, vanilla. A little earthy tones.
T - Taste is very good, creamy smooth pumpkin flavor, light on the spice, which i really enjoy, just a touch of the cinnamon and vanilla, has a more meaty pumpkin flavor than sweet.
M - Very smooth, creamy, good feel.
O - Very good pumpkin seasonal beer, does well with a lager base.

Serving type: bottle

11-21-2013 00:03:40 | More by Omnium
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dsm45

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.9%

11-20-2013 23:23:54 | More by dsm45
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epoole3

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

11-15-2013 23:40:49 | More by epoole3
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Prost76

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +3.9%

11-10-2013 20:49:06 | More by Prost76
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DaveHack

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

11-10-2013 19:59:13 | More by DaveHack
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.9%

11-10-2013 19:58:57 | More by Knapp85
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Screper

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

11-10-2013 01:12:21 | More by Screper
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DrJay

Massachusetts

3.76/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

October 2013.
Clear reddish copper - nice colour - with a quickly dissipating beige cap that hung around the rim of the glass throughout. Pumpkin spice in the aroma, but more subtle than in most pumpkin beers. There was still room for the vegetal character of the gourd to be noticed in among the cinnamon and nutmeg. Light flavour, pumpkin/herbal up front, changing to spices towards the end, and finishing with moderate, lingering bitterness. Malt wasn't a prominent player, but there was a grain/malt backbone that held the beer together. A bit slick or soapy in texture, probably from the spices, medium/light bodied. Overall, one of the better pumpkin beers I've had recently.

Serving type: bottle

11-09-2013 01:41:45 | More by DrJay
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thegerm87

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

11-06-2013 02:36:56 | More by thegerm87
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dubdrop

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

11-06-2013 01:40:02 | More by dubdrop
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CJRubes

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

11-03-2013 21:48:01 | More by CJRubes
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PHBoiler

Illinois

3.66/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Deep red/brown body with a decent white head and good lacing around the glass. The smell isn't really inviting. Smells like a commercial lager really until you agitate the glass then you get a bit of spice note. The finish on this beer finally delivers a bit of roasted gourd taste and a hint of spice. I like the lack of overt spice on this beer. It is very easy to drink. It just doesn't really deliver the seasonal pumpkin flavor. It's a suitable fall beer. The body is well made.

Serving type: bottle

11-01-2013 15:45:13 | More by PHBoiler
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angrybabboon

Rhode Island

3.86/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Consumed 11/1/13, purchased at the brewery on 10/12/13

Appearance: Darker than expected, a deep amber with some serious garnet - pours with a very small, off-white head, fades to virtually nothing - not much lacing, either - definitely clear, but not the prettiest Jack's Abby beer

Smell: Fresh, nicely cooked pumpkin - some lightly toasted pumpkin seeds - a nice background of typical pumpkin pie spices (cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, clove), but this is really about the pumpkin flesh - nicely toasty, lightly bready, very interesting malt backbone - very, very clean

Taste: Clean, tasty pumpkin - nicely cooked, fleshy pumpkin - kind of squash-like as well - nice spice profile (pumpkin spices noted above), not too much, fits quite well with the other elements - toasty pumpkin seeds - toasted malts, bread - nice complexity to the malts, kind of wheat-like (but probably not) - light sweetness - finishes extremely clean

Mouthfeel: Medium body, low carbonation, very smooth, almost creamy, superbly clean

Overall: Mmmm... crop...

At first I thought this was overly mild, but this beer grew on me. It's not the best beer from Jack's Abby, but that is far from an insult. This is a great pumpkin beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-01-2013 05:42:37 | More by angrybabboon
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milkbone_underwear

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

10-31-2013 23:06:46 | More by milkbone_underwear
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earljones199

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +3.9%

10-30-2013 18:21:59 | More by earljones199
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MattyIce21

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

10-25-2013 23:00:24 | More by MattyIce21
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Jslay013

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

10-24-2013 19:04:23 | More by Jslay013
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harsley

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

10-22-2013 14:55:57 | More by harsley
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Tschnab

New York

4/5  rDev +3.9%

10-21-2013 22:02:39 | More by Tschnab
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kinopio

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

10-21-2013 21:25:11 | More by kinopio
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DerekMorgan

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.9%

10-21-2013 01:39:07 | More by DerekMorgan
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AnitaBrewski

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

10-20-2013 00:22:10 | More by AnitaBrewski
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

10-19-2013 23:59:40 | More by DrunkinYogi
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redsecretagent

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

10-19-2013 21:18:13 | More by redsecretagent
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campfirebrew

New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

10-19-2013 12:48:51 | More by campfirebrew
Pumpkin Crop Lager from Jack's Abby Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 112 ratings.