Jabby Brau | Jack's Abby Brewing

Jabby BrauJabby Brau
BA SCORE
3.87/5
686 Ratings
Jabby BrauJabby Brau
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Deep golden in color, this low ABV lager balances Pilsner and Munich malt with an aromatic American hop aroma. This beer starts hoppy but finishes unexpectedly malty with very low bitterness. Impressively flavorful and drinkable for the lightest beer we brew. We dub this beer a "Session Lager," as we once again brew a lager in a beer style of its own. Uses local Soft Red Winter Wheat from Four Star Farms.

20 IBU

Added by jlindros on 01-15-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#8,618
Reviews:
127
Ratings:
686
pDev:
10.34%
Bros Score:
3.9
 
 
Wants:
40
Gots:
89
Trade:
1
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: slight haze; golden in color; 2 finger white head that receded slowly; light lacing;

S: nicely balanced between light malts and earthy, grassy hops;

T: follows the nose; virtually no bitterness;

M: light bodied; moderate carbonation; dry finish;

O: very refreshing; easy and enjoyable to drink;

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured a murky medium brass hue with a one ginger frothy white head. There was very good retention and lacing.

The smell featured a dry pilsner malt with a touch of earthy sweetness and an herbal hop.

The taste consisted of clean pilsner malts accented with a light toasted sweetness firm the Munich malt, finished with an herbal noble hop.

The mouthfeel was full for the style.

Overall a tasty and easily quaffed lager.

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Jabby Brau from Jack's Abby Brewing
Beer rating: 3.87 out of 5 with 686 ratings
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