Red Tape Lager | Jack's Abby Brewing

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3.78/5
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191 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Munich Dunkel Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Navigating the labyrinth of brewery licensing and state regulations isn't easy. When we finally got the green light, we also got inspired with the perfect name for our pilot brew. Red Tape Lager has a full malty flavor typical of Bavarian dark lagers. It's brewed with 100% Dark Munich Malt. Additions of Glacier hops for bittering and noble German hops for aroma strike a balance between American and European flavors.

25 IBU

Added by mschofield on 08-07-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#19,632
Reviews:
49
Ratings:
191
pDev:
10.85%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Photo of ryanm3850
1.5/5  rDev -60.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

The color sets it apart from the dozens of lagers offered at Jacks Abbey but the flavor is a bust. Just another lackluster lager.

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2.48/5  rDev -34.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

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2.5/5  rDev -33.9%

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2.76/5  rDev -27%

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2.79/5  rDev -26.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Fan of lots of other JA offerings so high hopes for this one.

Looks & smells good with a nice head. Unfortunately the caramel notes just overwhelm the rest of it. Finish is odd, a bit sour.

Not likely to try this again, unfortunately.

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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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3/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.05/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.09/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.17/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.25/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.27/5  rDev -13.5%
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3.29/5  rDev -13%
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3.46/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Red Tape Lager from Jack's Abby Brewing
Beer rating: 3.78 out of 5 with 191 ratings
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