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Mass Rising - Jack's Abby Brewing

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1,028 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,028
Reviews: 112
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 7.75%
Wants: 60
Gots: 133 | FT: 14
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:
Beer added by: rudzud on 09-07-2013

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
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from bottle into tulip. Golden color with huge froathy white head...looks so creamy and fluffy!
Sticky head on the glass...huuge hop aroma...
crisp grain, sweet hops, bitter hops, malty finish...dry finish with some residual sweetness for balance...such a well balanced beer its insane.
This has to be one of my favorite IPAs..well, IPLs. It blows most IPAs out of the water. Its just so crisp and drinkable that its a true pioneer of the style. Nearly perfect brew. Enjoy it.

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3.75/5  rDev -12%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -12%

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3/5  rDev -29.6%

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4.2/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle. Pours a murky dirty yellow color with an inch plus of chunky thick head. Some lacing. Citrus hop aroma. Tangerine, light grapefruit, lemon and some sourness. The taste is much like the aroma. Tangerine, mango and lemon. Hints of sweet grapefruit and sweet malt. Nice mix of bitter hops with some sour notes. Very drinkable with a mild alcohol presence considering the ABV. Heavy mouthfeel with a lot of carbonation. Overall, a fantastic hoppy Imperial India Pale Lager I will be buying again.

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.12/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12oz to pilsner glass

A- golden yellow, slight haze, visible carbonation, fluffy 1 finger head

S- citrus hops all day, mango, pineapple, lychee, lemon, tamed grapefruit, grainy malt

T- mango, pineapple, peach, biscuity grain, white grape, finishes slightly bitter lemon peel

M- light, high carb, grainy, juicy, bitter

O- great ipl, lots of hops, zero booze detected. Another home run for jacks abby

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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3.57/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Somehow, I missed this when I first starting purchasing Jack's Abby products.

Pours a yellowish-blond color with a thick, frothy white head into my glass.

Lots of pine and perhaps citrus notes in the nose. Crisp and malty. At 8%, it's not something to laugh at.

Pine and grapefruit upfront, followed by sweet, biscuity malt.

If you'll notice, the texture of the beer changes towards the back of the throat. After swallowing, there's a good dose of alcohol heat.

A delicious take on a double pilsner. To make this beer REALLY stand out, I'd love to see a continuation of the texture, which was "pillowy" before the alcohol heat kicked in.

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Mass Rising from Jack's Abby Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 1,028 ratings.