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Mass Rising - Jack's Abby Brewing

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969 Ratings
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Ratings: 969
Reviews: 99
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 7.98%
Wants: 57
Gots: 110 | FT: 13
Brewed by:
Jack's Abby Brewing visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Pilsner |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
In the spirit of our local history we are revolting against the status quo. We are writing our own story by fueling the fire surrounding extra hoppy beers. We infuse Mass Rising with increasing amounts of American hops during the kettle, hopbock and dry hopping processes. Together, we have taken a journey to redefine the term 'lager.'
IBUs 100 IBU

(Beer added by: rudzud on 09-07-2013)
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5/5  rDev +17.4%

TimBeaulieu, Sep 22, 2014
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tredole, Aug 18, 2014
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bcos09, Sep 09, 2014
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5/5  rDev +17.4%

George1799, Nov 18, 2013
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5/5  rDev +17.4%

Excellent !

Rwallace612, Wednesday at 12:49 PM
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5/5  rDev +17.4%

John213, Nov 12, 2014
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5/5  rDev +17.4%

This is really good beer, pick up a sixer if you can get it. It has the hoppiness of a good IPA but it's significantly smoother. It doesn't have that biting astringincey. Really well balanced, just a hint of sweetness. Remarkably drinkable at 8%.

Tsull123, Sep 26, 2014
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5/5  rDev +17.4%

shermy48, Apr 16, 2014
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klink40, Sep 13, 2013
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TonyJ815, Oct 07, 2013
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ChrisKayler, Aug 14, 2014
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grahamtichy, Mar 01, 2014
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SJRyogi, Jan 12, 2014
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4.9/5  rDev +15%

Gerwils9, Aug 30, 2014
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4.81/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Picked up a bottle of this at Julio's. This is their new year round DIPL, based off of their 2nd Anniversary Lager. Poured into my Duvel tulip.

A - Pours a wonderful crystal clear light golden hue with a good almost two finger white creamy head that fades to leave sticky side lacing and a creamy, creamy blanket. Very nice.

S - The nose just pops of a waterfall of hop varieties. If this holds true to 2nd Anniversary, and my nose is not lying, its lovely Citra, Apollo, Simcoe, Amarillo, Mosaic, and Calypso working to make a very, very nice nasal assault. Crazy good exotic tropical fruits, pineapples, mangos, grapefruit, earthy slightly herbal aromas.

T - Taste is just spectacular. Super unique and delicious with TONS of tropical notes, mango, pineapple, dank hops, sticky bitter hops, grapefruit peel, oranges...the lager yeast is absolutely crushed by the hops here. As assertive and assaultive each and every hop variety is, each one can be picked out on different sips. I drink this, and wonder if I am simply rubbing my tongue with cones. The finish is strongly bitter, which is to be understood with this, however it is not a pallet wrecker. And if things could not get any more epic, as this warms...fresh peach nectar!

M - Mouthfeel is bitter, super drinkable, zero ABV noticeable. Nice bright carbonation.

O - Overall, this is one of the best beers to come out of Jack's Abby. While not as good as that first go around of Kiwi Rising, this is very close. Very well crafted and at $4.99 a 500mL it does not break the bank.

rudzud, Sep 07, 2013
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Mjs830, Oct 20, 2014
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shoretaxi, Aug 18, 2014
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seakayak, Feb 28, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

waddellc2, May 28, 2014
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Mass Rising from Jack's Abby Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 969 ratings.