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Mass Rising - Jack's Abby Brewing

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906 Ratings

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Ratings: 906
Reviews: 94
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 7.98%
Wants: 54
Gots: 98 | FT: 12
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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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

xICooRsYIx, Oct 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

ystazi, Oct 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

truska, Oct 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12%

OUJayhawk1799, Oct 10, 2014
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4.36/5  rDev +2.3%

QuadriderMX, Oct 10, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

This is a mix between a double IPA hoppiness combined with a double lager/pilsner body. very drinkable beer good hop nose.

JerryG, Oct 09, 2014
Photo of predikit
3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

Pours a bright gold with a rather foamy head that leaves plenty of lacing.

Smells of grapefruit, and some apple. Standard hop fare here.

This beer bites back, citrus on the front, bitter finish. Not getting too much by way of complexities.

Medium body, crisp exit.

Not my kind of brew, but one of the better IPLs I've had.

predikit, Oct 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

MakeMineADoubleJack, Oct 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

Holland, Oct 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

TheOakKing, Oct 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

BeerTruck, Oct 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Casterbridge, Oct 05, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +3.3%

Rimbimhoot, Oct 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Whimpers, Oct 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Duffman79, Oct 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

fossage78, Sep 29, 2014
Photo of BMMillsy
4.08/5  rDev -4.2%

Pours hazy yellow with a fluffy white head. Big time lemony aroma here with some grassy pine to go along with a hint of pineapple and honey. The flavor is lots of lemon bitter hops, a bit of pine, some fruits, and low sweetness from the malts. Finishes smooth but with a funky note left on the palate. High carbonation, light or medium body, super easy drinking, and slightly dry. Overall extremely solid and dangerously crushable.

BMMillsy, Sep 29, 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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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Clemskis, Sep 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

ralerwen, Sep 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Tiernan, Sep 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

AndrewBV, Sep 25, 2014
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4.21/5  rDev -1.2%

From 09/16/14 notes. Had a 12 oz. glass of this at Lord Hobo in MA for $8...very good.

Pours a hazy golden color with one finger plus of fluffy white head and moderate carbonation evident. Nose has a ton of citrus hops, oranges, floral hops, fruity malts. Taste follows the nose though not quite as hoppy. Some tropical notes as well. Medium body and low to moderate carbonation. Easy to drink and smooth.

Overall I liked this a lot...I thought it was really good and had an amazing nose to it. Easy to drink and worth checking out, would drink this all the time if I could.

mdfb79, Sep 24, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev -0.5%

Buddy-Aleman, Sep 24, 2014
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5/5  rDev +17.4%

TimBeaulieu, Sep 22, 2014
Mass Rising from Jack's Abby Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 906 ratings.