Mom & Pop's Wet Hop Lager | Jack's Abby Brewing

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Mom & Pop's Wet Hop LagerMom & Pop's Wet Hop Lager
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Using 100% locally-sourced ingredients, this lager features hops grown by our Mom and Pop on the family farm in VT, and MA-born hops too. Malted barley and unmalted spelt and wheat provide the finishing touches for this all-local brew. A mild, earthly hop aroma mixes well with malty cereal notes. Not to be confused as an extra hoppy beer, this is a nicely balanced and pleasantly hopped lager.

13 IBU

Added by PeterIngemi on 09-20-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
178
Reviews:
36
Avg:
3.7
pDev:
10.81%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
6
For Trade:
0
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Photo of LeRose
3.54/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Half liter bottle poured into lager glass.

Slightly hazy pale golden color with a compact but persistent head. Lacing was "stringy" down the side of the glass.

The aroma had earthiness and green grassy notes - very pleasant but somewhat subdued. Fragrant in the herbal/floral sense. Grain/cereal aroma is very noticeable. Something reminded me of the vegetable garden in the aroma - earthy, green, and alive.

The taste was more wheat-like than expected - bready in a way. The hops are not dominant at all and provide highlights - earthy, herbal, some bright green grassy flavors, just hints of citrus notes that are more lemony than grapefruit. Surprisingly sweet.

Carbonation was moderate to high, smooth mouthfeel. The green hops notes lingered well after the initial taste had faded.

Overall a nice beer and a pleasing change of pace. Nice balance, highly drinkable and certainly worth having. Higher price compared to other great offerings makes it a treat rather than a regular in the lineup for me.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of GarthDanielson
3.68/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle into a shaker pint, the beer is a slightly hazed, bright, straw-gold coloring with a frothy, low profile, clingy, white head. Aromas of toast, buttery notes, and hints of resin and pepper. Flavors are roast and toast forward, with a toffee and butter backbone, subtle peppery spice notes at the end, and hints of bitterness. Well balanced, with a slow build of bitter and spice into the aftertaste. Smooth, robust bodied. The finish is slightly effervesced, slightly dry, and the palate ends up clean at the end. Interesting brew.

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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

Photo of VelvetExtract
3.91/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A-Pours a slightly milky, straw yellow color. Decent sized, bleached white head. Consistency is very frothy and bubbly. Long lacing patterns.

S-Lots of cereal and grain. Strong lager yeasty notes. Light grassy and herby hops. Dried out wheat, too. Pleasant.

T-Pretty wheaty. Cereal and grains and buttered sourdough bread. Lightly bitter in its hoppiness.

M-Light and refreshingly crisp. Light bitterness. Very, very drinkable.

O/D-Balanced, simple and enjoyable. Very refreshing. It's one of their most restrained beers, but it's pretty damn good in its own right.

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -32.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

Mom & Pop's Wet Hop Lager from Jack's Abby Brewing
3.7 out of 5 based on 178 ratings.
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