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Mass Rising - Jack's Abby Brewing

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

907 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 907
Reviews: 94
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 7.98%
Wants: 54
Gots: 99 | 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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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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jrand2621, Feb 07, 2014
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4.48/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

A: Golden in color. Nice foamy white head that lingers. Great lacing.

S: Smell is amazing. Huge aroma citrus, tropical fruit, some peach, apricot with some malt coming through.

T: Nice citrus grapefruit right up front, then a little tropical fruit taste. Has a good malt backbone and has a solid base. Some sweetness but not much, overall pretty dry the way I like. On the back end it has some bitterness on the finish with some pine resin notes.

M: Light and mostly dry. It's really crisp and would enjoy on a nice summer day.

O: A really nice beer. I wish I got this around here to get regularly.

koutkid41, Feb 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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3.84/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Hazy pastel light yellow in color. Forms a rather sizable fluffy white head. Good retention. Lots of lacing.

S: Aroma smells like a hoppy pilsner. Citrusy lemon, some lighter malts, and just a hint of pine.

T: Taste is like an amped up pilsner, but in a mostly good way. Lighter malts. Bright, crisp flavors. Green apple, lemon, green-grassy hops, citrus zest, pith. Slightly herbal. Fusel alcohol on the finish.

M: On the lighter side of medium. Very crisp. Medium carbonation. Light-medium bitterness. Fusel spice.

O: A pretty good beer, though the lighter qualities of the beer do little to hide the aggressive alcoholic qualities of the beer. That said, I am typically not a fan of the Imperial Pilsner style and while I am not entirely sure this was brewed to be in Imperial Pilsner, I can say this is my favorite example of the style that I've come across.

Florida9, Feb 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Evarigan, Feb 05, 2014
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Mass Rising from Jack's Abby Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 907 ratings.