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Jack's Abby / Lawson's Smoked Maple Lager - Jack's Abby Brewing

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BA SCORE
85
very good

428 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 428
Reviews: 64
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 11.41%
Wants: 21
Gots: 29 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Jack's Abby Brewing visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Rauchbier |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 05-02-2013)
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

seanwhite, Monday at 02:53 AM
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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

JKV96, Oct 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

fossage78, Oct 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Kind of disappointing, except it led me to try Smoke and Dagger. Probably the weakest Lawson's I've tried.

yarnbomb, Oct 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

CaverDave, Sep 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

hudsonheat, Sep 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

WesFoxlove, Sep 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

tom10101, Aug 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pour is a hazed copper with a tight light tan head. Nose is strong grain up front, a bit rubbery. Hints of woody ash, and a touch of tree sap. Taste is super smokey, full on campfire. Some grain underneath and a hint of sweet tree sap. Body is light, carb is strong, feel is a hint slick.

cpetrone84, Jul 17, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

Jmbbabson, Jul 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Phished880, Jun 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

HumanParaquat, Jun 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

my_knew_craft, Jun 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

MalKen, Jun 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

NickD11, Jun 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Stoutmeister, Jun 08, 2014
Photo of KarlosT
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very interesting beer. A maple bacon flavor (yes bacon), with a very interesting meaty after-taste. If someone had asked me if I wanted a maple bacon beer with a meaty aftertaste ... heck no. But for some reason, this beer works. Can't say I would drink it all the time, but if I find this, I will definitely have it again.

Again ... very interesting beer.

KarlosT, May 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

BG718, May 18, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

phishfoolme, May 17, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

anticipation23, May 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Soto, May 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

JGLittle, Apr 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

javablaine, Mar 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

PHBoiler, Mar 24, 2014
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3.86/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into a snifter

A- pours a bright & clear copper color with ruby hue, small fizzy white head that reduces to leave a few patches of lace

S- smoky roasted malt with notes of campfire, coffee bean and earthy aromas, sweet maple. This actually smells very similar to a nice smoked porter

T- caramel malt, sweet honey, baked apples, glazed ham. The smoke actually becomes most prominent after the finish with a camp-fire-ash smokiness that lingers on the palate

M- medium body with moderate prickly carbonation leads to a foamy mouthfeel and a dry, crisp finish

O- definitely the most drinkable Rauchbier that I've had. It's sweet up front and smoky on the finish

Treyliff, Mar 19, 2014
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Jack's Abby / Lawson's Smoked Maple Lager from Jack's Abby Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 428 ratings.