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Mass Rising - Jack's Abby Brewing

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730 Ratings
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Ratings: 730
Reviews: 80
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 7.98%
Wants: 47
Gots: 67 | FT: 10
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:
This beer is based off of the recipe for the 2nd Anniversary Lager. Hop variety percentages have been adjusted. It is not the same beer.

100 IBU

(Beer added by: rudzud on 09-07-2013)
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Ratings: 730 | Reviews: 80 | Display Reviews Only:
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egrace84

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

11-09-2013 02:36:07 | More by egrace84
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GETTNCRUNKED

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

11-08-2013 01:24:32 | More by GETTNCRUNKED
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nineworldseries

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

11-08-2013 00:42:52 | More by nineworldseries
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TheAnk

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

11-07-2013 20:51:42 | More by TheAnk
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DRBiser

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

11-07-2013 09:47:29 | More by DRBiser
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mendvicdog

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

11-06-2013 14:40:16 | More by mendvicdog
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PapiMagnum

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

11-05-2013 01:42:52 | More by PapiMagnum
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MPPHISH

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

11-04-2013 15:55:01 | More by MPPHISH
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ethanmc12

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

11-04-2013 00:42:06 | More by ethanmc12
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JCam9981

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

11-03-2013 22:36:06 | More by JCam9981
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Agnazub

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

11-03-2013 19:56:02 | More by Agnazub
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Denzo

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -6.1%

11-03-2013 01:17:32 | More by Denzo
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erlenmeyer

Maine

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

11-02-2013 22:10:35 | More by erlenmeyer
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nedvalton

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

11-02-2013 20:24:38 | More by nedvalton
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

11-02-2013 19:01:51 | More by yourefragile
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GreesyFizeek

New York

4.45/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Joe Bean Coffee Roasters in Rochester, NY.

Pours a hazy golden orange. Visible carbonation forms a one inch fizzy head. Few specks of lacing remain when the glass is finished.

Smells quite citrusy and juicy. Mostly mango and grapefruit.

The taste is similar. A medium amount of bitterness is washed over by fresh fruit flavors- mango, grapefruit, orange. Some small amounts of pine and grass. Can't really taste much malt here.

The body is crisp, clean, and refreshing, as I'd expect from a lager. Medium bodied.

Another winner from Jack's Abby. Really creative and non-traditional lagers coming from them.

Serving type: on-tap

11-02-2013 16:43:40 | More by GreesyFizeek
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crobinso

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

11-02-2013 14:14:55 | More by crobinso
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Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

4.29/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Thanks Pat!

The beer is mostly clear and golden with a half-inch of white head. The aroma offers dank citrus, hops. Oo...smells nice. Grapefruit and oranges with a dry finish. Bold and exciting. Delicious. Some sourbread and yeast notes blend beautifully with a predominantly hoppy beer. I definitely recommend this.

Serving type: bottle

11-02-2013 03:50:24 | More by Huhzubendah
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PhatAtUT

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

11-02-2013 02:24:29 | More by PhatAtUT
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brureview

Massachusetts

4.35/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured a light golden color in a pilsner glass with a 4F head.
Most of the head retained itself throughout the tasting.

Strong aroma of grapefruit and malt.

Very fine mouth feel: not as carbonated as the original 2nd anniversary, and very malty.

The taste was accentuated grapefruit- unlike the original 2nd anniversary which had more of a varied citrus taste.

Pungent finish and very hoppy- more than its predecessor.

From the pour to the finish- this is a great beer. The 2nd anniversary was easier drinking, and this beer was hoppier, with pronounced grapefruit, and maltier than the latter.

Drink fresh!

Serving type: bottle

11-02-2013 00:39:45 | More by brureview
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.1%

11-01-2013 01:49:31 | More by Kegatron
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HuskyinPDX

Washington

3.81/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Bottle opened on 10.16.13

A - Pours a hazy light orange with a huge light tan head that fades slowly.

S - Lager yeast and some earthy-grassy hops.

T - Grassy hops with an earthy lager finish.

D - Good carbonation with a light body.

O - Hop forward lager, pretty dirty grass and earth.

Serving type: bottle

10-31-2013 20:56:05 | More by HuskyinPDX
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chefduff2

New York

4/5  rDev -6.1%

10-31-2013 03:28:25 | More by chefduff2
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dbkdev

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

10-30-2013 17:35:08 | More by dbkdev
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Bumblebtna

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

10-30-2013 16:53:43 | More by Bumblebtna
Mass Rising from Jack's Abby Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 730 ratings.