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The ABCS - Jack's Abby Brewing

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BA SCORE
93
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250 Ratings
THE BROS
90
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Ratings: 250
Reviews: 42
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 8.11%
Wants: 56
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Jack's Abby Brewing visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Pilsner |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jbertsch on 03-29-2013)
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ComRock12

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

08-22-2013 11:35:06 | More by ComRock12
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discharmingly

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

08-12-2013 12:30:54 | More by discharmingly
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earljones199

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

08-11-2013 18:00:45 | More by earljones199
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Reagan1984

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

08-10-2013 00:57:00 | More by Reagan1984
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Duhast500

Rhode Island

4.19/5  rDev 0%

Poured from the bottle into a pint glass.

The color is a bright orange/gold with two fingers of foamy white head and good amount of lacing is left on the glass.

The smell has a bit of citrus fruit flavor. The hops elevate this a bit while giving off a bit a tart aroma that could be shaping up to hit hard with bitter hop flavor.

The taste is piney at first with splash of pine, and some grassy hops that push the bitterness up a bit. Some hints of mango and tangerine reveal themselves as the bitterness wears down. Some malty biscuit flavor comes out before a slight twang at the end.

The feel of this beer is medium bodied and is really drinkable just as most Jack’s Abbey beers are. Crisp and refreshing this beer goes down easy.

07-30-2013 03:16:10 | More by Duhast500
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ThrashMaster

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

07-27-2013 23:12:13 | More by ThrashMaster
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NK__

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

07-26-2013 17:55:13 | More by NK__
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harsley

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

07-26-2013 15:47:51 | More by harsley
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incubuscience

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.5%

07-22-2013 15:26:58 | More by incubuscience
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CypherEnigma

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

07-18-2013 22:18:15 | More by CypherEnigma
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Draught2012

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

07-18-2013 16:44:16 | More by Draught2012
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amcglathery

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

07-12-2013 21:05:59 | More by amcglathery
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Saltee

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -4.5%

07-12-2013 14:36:09 | More by Saltee
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DonFrap

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -4.5%

07-09-2013 23:45:17 | More by DonFrap
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AJ01923

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

07-03-2013 02:23:03 | More by AJ01923
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Okisailor

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

07-02-2013 19:31:36 | More by Okisailor
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

06-29-2013 19:48:58 | More by Rochefort10nh
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DrinkingDrake

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

06-27-2013 23:21:43 | More by DrinkingDrake
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RKing44

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

06-26-2013 22:47:16 | More by RKing44
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mattvandyk

Michigan

4/5  rDev -4.5%

06-25-2013 22:29:49 | More by mattvandyk
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.23/5  rDev -22.9%

500 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Clear golden orange. Nice white head and surface wisps. Well retained.

Smell - Citrus hops and a little bit of a diaper aroma. Clean diaper, but weird. Some malt.

Taste - Better. Hoppy. Citrus and more pine comes out. Clean malt. Bitterness and oily hop resins linger in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium body. Closer to medium heavy. Medium carbonation.

Overall - Decent. Smells kinda bad, but redeems itself.

06-25-2013 01:30:28 | More by Alieniloquium
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BostonPhilly

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

06-24-2013 21:00:07 | More by BostonPhilly
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greenmtn1111

Massachusetts

3.8/5  rDev -9.3%

Served in a glass chalice.

Bottled 3/28/13

Medium amber, orange color, fairly hazy with a huge white foamy head. Aroma is of citrus, piney hops, and some floral aspects as well. Taste-wise there’s a lot of tropical stuff going on here, some orange and other really bright flavors. The piney notes are not as pronounced as the smell suggested. The IPL finishes really nicely - clean and dry on the palate. As I drink, there isn’t much lacing but the head retention is good. Unfortunately the carbonation level is kind of lacking – it seems a little bit flat. This is a good one, but I much preferred Jack’s Abbey’s Kiwi offering over this.

06-23-2013 20:16:21 | More by greenmtn1111
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tigg924

Massachusetts

3.4/5  rDev -18.9%

Appearance: 1 inch head, orange-gold in color, hazy, moderate carbonation

Smell: tropical fruits and piney hops

Taste: tropical fruits and piney hops

Mouthfeel: moderate carbonation, medium bodied, slightly bitter with some sweetness

Overall: Jack's Abbey is pretty hit and miss with me and while this is not a miss, it is not a hit either. The flavors are clean and fruity. Style wise it is fairly true, but it is just missing that wow factor that would make me want to get this again. Not a bad beer, just one I would most likely not get again either.

06-21-2013 12:50:38 | More by tigg924
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Psychmusic

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

06-21-2013 02:50:44 | More by Psychmusic
The ABCS from Jack's Abby Brewing
93 out of 100 based on 250 ratings.