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Mass Rising - Jack's Abby Brewing

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

808 Ratings
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Ratings: 808
Reviews: 85
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 7.75%
Wants: 55
Gots: 82 | 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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Ratings: 808 | Reviews: 85 | Display Reviews Only:
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jw1978

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -6.1%

01-04-2014 01:31:26 | More by jw1978
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Jacobob10

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

01-02-2014 23:48:45 | More by Jacobob10
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Rekrule

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -29.6%

01-02-2014 23:13:11 | More by Rekrule
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ScotNH

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

01-02-2014 22:47:54 | More by ScotNH
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Stidge77

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

01-02-2014 22:08:46 | More by Stidge77
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Mikeypnh

New Hampshire

4.39/5  rDev +3.1%

Pours a very clear golden color, minimal head on my pour, starting to see some nice lacing though. Smells outstanding. Tropical fruits. Passion fruit, citrus. Taste isn't as tropical as the smell. Very good though, a bit of pine and grass, and pleasant bitterness on the end. Bitter grapefruit rind. Not a lot of carbonation here. Very thin and drinkable. Second time having his brew. Thought I remembered there being more orange flavor. I wish I could get the flavor from the nose, it's a great aroma.

01-01-2014 23:55:38 | More by Mikeypnh
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Maseitz

Delaware

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

01-01-2014 21:14:12 | More by Maseitz
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mdube0378

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

12-31-2013 14:13:04 | More by mdube0378
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Hophead717

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

12-31-2013 04:30:52 | More by Hophead717
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jbarletto

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

12-30-2013 12:25:26 | More by jbarletto
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dar482

New York

4.61/5  rDev +8.2%

The beer pours in a clear golden honey color with a nice big white head.

The aroma has lemon zest, a crackery malt, floral some lager characteristics. Hoppy, but not a huge aroma.

The flavor follows with this strong amount of grapefruit hoppiness, a bit of grassy green, floral, a touch of white bready malt. Not much sweetness. Tons of pine on the finish. An extremely hoppy beer.

This beer does not have too much obvious fruity notes from the hops, but still has that hop “juice” flavor. Extremely hoppy. Very clean and bitter. Very drinkable.

12-30-2013 07:32:07 | More by dar482
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M1A2

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

12-30-2013 01:32:48 | More by M1A2
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Gatch

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

12-29-2013 02:33:51 | More by Gatch
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halfshell

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

12-28-2013 16:13:54 | More by halfshell
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ferrettman687

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

12-28-2013 15:30:44 | More by ferrettman687
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dphillips

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

12-28-2013 00:40:33 | More by dphillips
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dcisco44

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

12-27-2013 23:08:10 | More by dcisco44
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ChrisMyhre

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

12-27-2013 14:25:42 | More by ChrisMyhre
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MenardMa

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

12-27-2013 01:09:58 | More by MenardMa
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SkiBum22

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

12-25-2013 16:21:09 | More by SkiBum22
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rosschive

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

12-25-2013 00:10:00 | More by rosschive
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American_Hawk

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -6.1%

12-24-2013 14:50:44 | More by American_Hawk
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DrJay

Massachusetts

4.1/5  rDev -3.8%

Bright gold with a bit of haze apparent as it warmed. Fluffy cream coloured cap with excellent head retention and plenty of sticky lacing. Complex hop aroma (floral, lemon citrus, fruity, slightly spicy and earthy) with faint malt character, a bit powdery. Solid bitterness balanced by hops, alcohol, and mild malt sweetness. Spicy/lemon up front with lingering bitterness and alcohol warmth. Medium plus body with moderate carbonation, good texture. A solid beer with lots of hop character that still felt refined in its excesses.

12-23-2013 15:47:06 | More by DrJay
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

12-22-2013 13:46:27 | More by InspectorBob
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naphi23

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

12-21-2013 23:22:15 | More by naphi23
Mass Rising from Jack's Abby Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 808 ratings.