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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
jacksabbybrewing.com

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
User Reviews
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Reviews: 22 | Ratings: 202
Reviews by dougfur:
Photo of dougfur
4.2/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a light straw color, a bit hazy and a nice, modest head. The smell is fantastic. I was not expecting it to be so strong and deliciously hoppy! The taste doesn't quite live up, but it's still very good. Like other beers I've had from them, it's only in the taste that you can tell you're drinking a lager and even then, you can forget. This tastes like a great IPA, with a bit of lagery aftertaste. Body is good and overall, a very solid beer. I'd drink this regularly if it were available.

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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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Photo of tectactoe
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of woodchipper
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%

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

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

Photo of williamjbauer
4/5  rDev -2.7%

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

Photo of twizzard
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of Aficionado_Shawn
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of Sammy
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%

Photo of MPPHISH
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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Photo of CrazyLarry
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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

Photo of trevorpost
4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.32/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of Cloaked_Phantom
4/5  rDev -2.7%

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

Photo of Phished880
3.9/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of dcisco44
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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