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Fire In The Ham - Jack's Abby Brewing

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BA SCORE
86
very good

241 Ratings
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Ratings: 241
Reviews: 51
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 13.42%
Wants: 19
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Jack's Abby Brewing visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Rauchbier |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: irishevans on 10-17-2012

Caution! This is an intensely smokey lager similar to those found in Bamberg, Germany. Most of this brew's malt was dried over flaming beechwood, which ingrains unique smokey flavors. Aromas of campfires, smoked ham, and bacon dominate a soft malt and hop backbone. Although hard to believe, this beer is vegan friendly.

20 IBU
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Ratings: 241 | Reviews: 51 | Display Reviews Only:
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4.37/5  rDev +15%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of okono
3.72/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of freshcarl
3.84/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jfcaa193
3.99/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of markdrinksbeer
3.03/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Too smokey for me. I've had other rauchbiers and this was just over the top smokey. It overpowered the beer and made it seem like I was drinking a bottle of liquid smoke.

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3.9/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.52/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.52/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.28/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Strange all around. Really liked Smoke and Dagger, but this is another level of smoke, with it being in the forefront. I did not care for it - OK.

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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

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3.48/5  rDev -8.4%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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4.66/5  rDev +22.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

This review is based on the description, as I have never had another rauchbier to compare to.

WOW! Tastes like smoked ham wrapped in smoked bacon. That's really all there is to say about this beer. Very unique, never had anything like it. Smoke flavor is not overpowering like other smokey beers I've had. Not something I could drink that often, but something I would definitely encourage everyone to try at least once.

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4.48/5  rDev +17.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.52/5  rDev -7.4%

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5/5  rDev +31.6%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

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Fire In The Ham from Jack's Abby Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 241 ratings.