Kiwi Rising - Double IPL | Jack's Abby Brewing

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Jack's Abby Brewing
Massachusetts, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial Pilsner

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This is an intensely hoppy and strong lager that we refer to as a Double India Pale Lager. Over four pounds of hops per BBL of New Zealand hops (Kiwi Hops) were used in progressively larger hop additions throughout the brewing process. Four kettle hop additions, whole leaf hops in the hop back, and multiple dry hop additions infuse an intense floral and citrusy aroma. No kiwifruit or kiwi birds were used in the production of this beer.

Added by rudzud on 11-17-2011

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Awesome beer! Not a kiwi-flavored brew. "No kiwifruit or kiwi birds were used"
A: Stupendously golden like a sunset. Thick, frothy head that sticks around. Unfiltered
S: Citrusy and oh so delicious hops! Pilsner malt presence is detectable in moderation
T: Hops and flowers. Bitter like a dandelion. Citrus fruit rather than kiwifruit
M: It's crisp, it's smooth, its 8.5% abv would not even register if it weren't for the heavy hopping of this beer. Every stage is hopped plentifully and it shows. The hop bite is my favorite part of this, my first perfect 5/5. From the bottle: Over four pounds of hops per BBL of New Zealand hops (Kiwi hops) in progressively larger additions. Four kettle hop additions, whole leaf hops in the hopback, and multiple dry hop additions..." The hopback really complements this brew quite nicely. Extremely hoppy aftertaste strongly lingers like fine cooking oils do. This brew transports me to a New Zealand sheep farm in the Kiwi highlands.
O: Really superlative lager. One of the best Jack's Abby brews, and they are all world class... This beer may not be for everyone at 105 IBUs, although I think you will come to enjoy it!!!

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Kiwi Rising - Double IPL from Jack's Abby Brewing
Beer rating: 4.31 out of 5 with 1,504 ratings
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