Peanut Butter & Jelly Barrel Aged Framinghammer | Jack's Abby Brewing

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4.14/5
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526 Ratings
Peanut Butter & Jelly Barrel Aged FraminghammerPeanut Butter & Jelly Barrel Aged Framinghammer
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Jack's Abby Brewing
Massachusetts, United States
jacksabbybrewing.com

Style: Baltic Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Framinghammer Baltic Porter aged in bourbon barrel with peanut butter and raspberries.

Added by Resuin on 03-11-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,985
Reviews:
63
Ratings:
526
pDev:
9.9%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
107
Gots:
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Ratings: 526 |  Reviews: 63
Reviews by jaasen64:
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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Photo of PicoPapa
3.73/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

On tap at 2 Bros. Pours a blackish dark brown with an inch of frothy light brown head. Some lacing. Lots of peanut butter in the aroma with some wheat bread crusts, and raspberry notes. Not getting any of the barrel in the nose. The taste is what the name suggests. Peanut butter and berries, but with some light Bourbon flavor this time. Some espresso and earth, but the peanut butter flavor dominates. Most of the Bourbon is in the background but it's definitely there. Medium body, lightly carbonated with a good deal of alcohol heat. This is a weird beer that warns you by the name what your going to get. I don't dislike it but I probably don't need to have it again. Still, I'm glad I tried it.

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Photo of t2grogan
3.75/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TimBeaulieu
3.85/5  rDev -7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SkiBum22
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AshlandNacho
4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

Photo of warnerry
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of Doomcifer
3.45/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JakerLou
4.6/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mctizzz
4.35/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of Cynic-ale
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of doremite
4.18/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Drinking this rather late perhaps but despite the pb being largely missing from the flavor profile I am digging the hammer on fruit. Sweet. Jammy. Pretty fun. Like the experimentation.

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Photo of chinchill
4.13/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Flavor: subtle jelly (grape?) and slightly more apparent PB mix well with BBL effects and dark malts. Good complexity and (about even) bitter/sweet balance.

Well hidden ABV - drinks like 7-8% ABV and alcohol esters contribute positively to the overal flavor.

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Photo of Zonian1
3.75/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of acurtis
3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of brians52
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ONovoMexicano
3.34/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Half liter bottle poured into an Odell snifter. Bottled on date of June 12, 2014.

Creamy yet wispy oatmeal-colored head that quickly dissipates. Lace forms over the body in clumps of bubbles. The liquid was semi-viscous and dark brown on the pour, but it sits in the glass looking a like a rich stout. 4.25

Smells of boozy chocolate, vanilla and raisins. There seems to be a barleywine-like aroma there, deep sticky caramel lingers in my nostril piece. Sweet fruity notes are buried at first, but become more and more noticeable and evoke jelly. Peanut butter notes eventually make a quiet appearance. 4.5

Man this beer is interesting. There's definitely a boozy element too it and barrel character is pronounced giving off some major oakiness, but a number of other flavors manage to punch through. Grape notes like those in a barleywine and a smooth nuttiness do show up, accompanied by a good dose of vanilla, that then get a bit mangled by solventy booze flavor. 3

The booze simply overwhelms this beer. It's overly hot and solvent-like. It reminds me of drinking a shot of cheap vodka almost. There's a creamy body and the carbonation seems just right but neither of these can overcome the heat. 2

Sad stuff. I really was looking forward to this beer but I can't hardly drink it. I keep hoping some warmth will aid its drinkability but it seems hopeless after a solid half hour or so.

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Photo of mdaschaf
4.05/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of UWBadgerFan4Life
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of brother_rebus
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of schinebd
4.76/5  rDev +15%

Photo of SomethingClever
4.42/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

16.9 oz bottle poured into snifter

A: completely black in appearance had a pretty good head but it disappeared before it could say goodbye

S: bourbon mostly and I want to say jam but is that my mind because of the bottle no there is some sweet currant smells maybe cherries maybe raspberry

T: holy shit this beer is extraordinary you get some bourbon then this jammy Berry taste and then this like thick taste afterwards I want to say peanut butter but I'm not quite getting it

M: This beer is lush and very layered the way it lays on the tongue

O: This beer is one of a kind. I know there are a lot of PB&J beers this doesn't have much peanut butter but the awesome jam taste and the bourbon crank this beer to another level.

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Photo of Christopher0331
4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of Ace1117
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of Ben1313
3.78/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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Peanut Butter & Jelly Barrel Aged Framinghammer from Jack's Abby Brewing
Beer rating: 4.14 out of 5 with 526 ratings