House Lager | Jack's Abby Brewing

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386 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Munich Helles Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
House Lager pulls inspiration from the numerous country lagers, or landbiers, found in Franconia. It’s sweet and golden with a full malty body that comes from using a traditional German malt variety. A special beer for year-round enjoyment.

Added by ThatsThatDude on 01-05-2015

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#8,742
Reviews:
101
Ratings:
386
pDev:
9.51%
Bros Score:
4.17
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
103
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Ratings: 386 |  Reviews: 101
Photo of Nucleosynthesis
3.78/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Icka31
4.01/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bottmfeedr
3.46/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of brunop
3.25/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jdguggs10
4.69/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of StormAles
3.78/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BallsDeep
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of citizencane
3.49/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours dark straw color with a bit of foam head and some lacing in flight glass. Smell is hay, grass, malt. Taste is grass, hay, and lemon. This one is strong on the grass notes, with a hint of lemon. Strangely heavy on the tongue and in the stomach for what it is. Not remarkable at all.

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Photo of Bier82
2.83/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Overall, tastes like a Genesee Cream Ale. Very disappointed in this beer, I expected more from this brewery.

Taste of sweet corn and white bread, would never buy again.

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4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gajo74
4.05/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass, a clear golden yellow color yields a soft foamy white head. Carbanotion is visible. Excellent retention on the head.
The nose is clean at first, however, a grainy sweetness from the malt soon manifests itself. There is a light floral aroma, from the hops, that supports the mostly malt forward nose.
The taste is malt forward with a soft and smooth texture. There is a subtle sweetness, however, a touch of floral and grassy hops impart a perfect balance; a gentle spice without bitterness. The finish is dry and smooth.
Medium bodied, balanced and with a pleasantly soft texture. Clean, yet with lots of character for a lager. Easy to drink.
I’m a big fan of Jack’s Abby, and am happy to know that they are around to provide the opportunity to taste craft lagers that are authentic and great representations of traditional styles.

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3.25/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.8/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of KevinSirWilliamGus
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

overall..solid beer from a great company

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3.35/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ryanm3850
1/5  rDev -74.3%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Have one of these to hydrate before going out for beers.

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4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.79/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.93/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gatheredwaters
4.12/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.35/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.86/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.24/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L: Pours a clear light copper gold color with a medium creamy white head and a few fingers of lacing on the glass.

s: Fresh baked and toasted bread, mellow malt sweetness, with a light floral hop.

T: Fresh baked and some toasted bread, with a nice mellow malt sweetness, balanced out by a light floral hop and light bitterness at the end. Very drinkable.

F: Light body, crisp with good carbonation a very good easy drinking beer.

O: This is a great Helles lager, very drinkable but still great taste.

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Photo of tdm168
3.56/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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House Lager from Jack's Abby Brewing
Beer rating: 3.89 out of 5 with 386 ratings