Jack's Evil Brew
Jack's Abby Brewing

Jack's Evil BrewJack's Evil Brew
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Style:
Lager - Schwarzbier
ABV:
5.2%
Score:
85
Avg:
3.81 | pDev: 8.92%
Reviews:
39
Ratings:
247
From:
Jack's Abby Brewing
 
Massachusetts, United States
Avail:
Retired (no longer brewed)
Wants
  3
Gots
  14
SCORE
85
Very Good
Jack's Evil BrewJack's Evil Brew
Notes: Collaboration with Evil Twin Brewing
Reviews: 39 | Ratings: 247 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

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Poured into imperial pokal; brown in the glass showing deep garnet in the light.
Smells of crackery malt, dark bread and grassy hops. Light notes of cocoa.
Taste is dark bread and cracker malt, smooth with light cocoa sweetness. Finishes wet but clean with some crisp hops.
Mouthfeel is medium bodied but clean and smooth.
Overall a tasty schwarzbier. More body than others I've had.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

500ml bottle of uncertain bottling age. Thanks Andrew. Poured into a Darkness goblet 5/30/2014.

A- Dark cola brown body, two finger off-white head with very good retention. Thick collar, splotchly lacing.

S- Smoked malt, a bit of peat, crisp biscuity malt, cocoa. Smells good though not particularly forward in any one characteristic.

F- Peat, biscuit malt, cocoa, a good amount of smoke and nuttiness, pie crust. Sweet and nutty are the first two descriptors that come forward the most, then the smoke. Tasty and a decent example of the style, with a bit more of the cocoa than typical German examples.

M- Thinner bodied, not particularly thick but seems to be about right. Good carbonation. The aftertaste makes me think smoked walnut, but the finish leaves a strange roughness on my tongue, not quite resinous but quite a bit dry too. Something is off about this mouthfeel in my opinion, it leaves my palate a bit muddled.

O- Decent schwarzbier, just enough smokiness that you can conceivably call it a schwarzbier but it's not exactly meant to be a textbook example of the style, I would think. Still, it's not offensive and has an interesting flavour profile.

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Jack's Evil Brew from Jack's Abby Brewing
Beer rating: 85 out of 100 with 247 ratings