Excess IPL | Jack's Abby Brewing

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
We’re celebrating hop-mania with our outrageously hoppy lager, Excess IPL. Various methods of hopping throughout the brewing and lagering process maximize the aromas. With bold hop aromatics and flavors, this India Pale Lager is packed to the brim with intense hop goodness.

80 IBUs

Added by Coorsy on 04-15-2015

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,179
Reviews:
84
Ratings:
453
pDev:
6.62%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
19
Gots:
104
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 453 |  Reviews: 84
Photo of hockeypuck
4.11/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Hhops
3.22/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 16 oz can. Couldn’t find any date stamp on can - disappointing. For a beer touted with 3x dry hop, there was barely perceptible hop nose. Mouth feel was spot on with a nicely balanced strong malt body and hop bitterness. My biggest letdown was the lack of strong hop nose and hop forward flavor. Perhaps it wasn’t really fresh? But with no date on the cans it’s hard to tell

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Photo of tbone1384
4.25/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Taphouse_Traveler
3.99/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of eluvah
4.09/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rorjets
4.16/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of chriswjr
3.91/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PJCarnell
4.02/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Wasatch
4.46/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks goes out to colby600 for this brew.

16 oz. Can
Canned On: 11 08 17

Poured into a DFH glass a pretty nice hazy golden yellow color, pretty nice carbonation, with a pretty nice thick/creamy two-finger white head, which also leaves some pretty nice creamy sticky lacing behind. The nose is malty, hoppy, with a pretty nice citrus complex (orange, tangerine, grapefruit, pineapple), with a nice pineyness. The taste is pretty nice, malty, hoppy, with a really nice citrus complex (orange, tangerine, grapefruit, pineapple), very nice pineyness. Medium body, ABV hidden very well, with a nice dry/bitter finish. Overall, this one really surprised me. Glad to have gotten a chance to try it. Nice Job JAB! Thanks Bill!

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Photo of ryanm3850
3.1/5  rDev -26.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

They've attempted to create something an IPA drinker would enjoy but it comes off as half finished. I cant find what about this beer earns the name "excess". Not great, not terrible.

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Photo of kell50
4.18/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Wukk
4.25/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ADKbeerguy
4.35/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheBeerdedCharmer
4.25/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Massbmx
4.16/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Stignacious
3.8/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of calebc10410
4.03/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of nickfl
3.8/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of oberon
3.9/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours into a Czech style becher beer glass a slightly chill hazed orange tinged medium golden with a half finger white head that's gone pretty fast.Floral and sweet onion aromas really stand out,moderate citrus fruits show thru as well.Almost like an NE IPA with juicy fruitiness and lack of bitterness,like a DIPA in it's sugary finish.I find it gets a bit sweet in that finish,as I drink more I get a bit more resin but it stays quite sweet.I like it but it has no lager qualities to me really,again I like it but it's alot different than most of the style.

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Photo of crotharagain
3.93/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Sk8sean86
4.02/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of worldkrysis
4.02/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jzauder
4.12/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Vetbidder
4.35/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Hazy orange tinged dark golden brew with a nice white head. It looks real nice. I'm in like with this beer already. Very fruity and sweet smell from this brew. This one has a really nice range of flavor and depth with sweetness and bitterness both playing a part. Very IPA like with some citrus and fruit flavors coming through. Well carbonated...this is one good beer. Give it a try for sure.

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Photo of Acforster2
3.96/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Excess IPL from Jack's Abby Brewing
Beer rating: 4.23 out of 5 with 453 ratings