Hopstitution #3: Calyptra | Jack's Abby Brewing

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Hopstitution #3: CalyptraHopstitution #3: Calyptra
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Jack's Abby Brewing
Massachusetts, United States | website

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by ThatsThatDude on 04-17-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
22
Ratings:
202
Avg:
4.11
pDev:
25.06%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
14
For Trade:
0
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Reviews: 22 | Ratings: 202
Reviews by VelvetExtract:
Photo of VelvetExtract
4.09/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

A-Pours a cloudy straw color. Well poured; about a half inch of creamy, white fluff. Long ribbons of lace.

S-Relatively subtle. The hops deliver in their complexity. Fruity hop aromas that remind me of apricots and unripened citrus. Grains and a crackery aroma.

T-More distinct. I get a bunch of graininess but the hops don't let up either. Crisp, dried grain along with slightly sweet wafer. Signature Jack's Abby yeast (the fulcrum of their consistency). And, of course, the hops. Citra and Calypso offer a unique tandem of flavor. Dried apricots, grass, non-grapefruit citrus flavor (more like tangerine). A little bit of earthy hops.

M-Ligt, crisp, refreshing, mild bitterness. No booze. Complemented my meal very well.,this,would complement any meal, I bet.

O-While not one of their standouts, this is another tasty treat from the Le Abby de Framingham.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of SomethingClever
3.89/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

16 oz bottle poured into Spiegelau glass

A: Straw colored with a slight haze billowy white head laces on the glass like crazy

S: light lemon with some herbal smell and light cracker

T: hoppy with a very light crisp taste a little bit of bitterness on the end with some crackery taste

M: Nice full feel to the mouth

O: This is very nice essay drinking beer I think it lacks a little in the flavor department but it's crisp refreshing and has a very rich full mouthfeel which was very surprising

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.07/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of MaybeSoMaybeNot
4.06/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Jason
4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.24/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.12/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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3.33/5  rDev -19%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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3.84/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of GmAn613
2.91/5  rDev -29.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottle might have been old, but wasnt impressed with the flavor. Everything we had on tap from Jacks Abby was great. This was lacking any flavor or aroma at all.

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.32/5  rDev +5.1%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.23/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.9/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

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Hopstitution #3: Calyptra from Jack's Abby Brewing
4.11 out of 5 based on 202 ratings.
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