Fire In The Ham | Jack's Abby Brewing

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327 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Rauchbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Caution! This is an intensely smokey lager similar to those found in Bamberg, Germany. Most of this brew's malt was dried over flaming beechwood, which ingrains unique smokey flavors. Aromas of campfires, smoked ham, and bacon dominate a soft malt and hop backbone. Although hard to believe, this beer is vegan friendly.

20 IBU

Added by irishevans on 10-17-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
327
Reviews:
64
Avg:
3.96
pDev:
12.37%
 
 
Wants:
20
Gots:
35
For Trade:
0
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1.5/5  rDev -62.1%

They are not kidding about the Ham taste. My god. Deeply unpleasant to my palate, but kudos to JA for trying new things.

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1.75/5  rDev -55.8%

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2/5  rDev -49.5%

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2/5  rDev -49.5%

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2/5  rDev -49.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -36.9%

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2.75/5  rDev -30.6%

Photo of jdejoannis
2.75/5  rDev -30.6%

Nice smoke balance and not fake tasting but the ham flavor doesn't work for me

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2.75/5  rDev -30.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -30.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -30.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -30.6%

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3/5  rDev -24.2%

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3/5  rDev -24.2%

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3/5  rDev -24.2%

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3/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured on draft at Parker Pie after a trip to Hill Farmstead.

This beer is a novelty drink that you order once just to say that you have tried it.

The nose and flavor are all smoke, which by association reminds you of ham, but there is not a whole lot going on with this beer.

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3/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -24.2%

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3/5  rDev -24.2%

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3/5  rDev -24.2%

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3/5  rDev -24.2%

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3.03/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Too smokey for me. I've had other rauchbiers and this was just over the top smokey. It overpowered the beer and made it seem like I was drinking a bottle of liquid smoke.

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3.04/5  rDev -23.2%

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3.16/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

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3.25/5  rDev -17.9%

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Fire In The Ham from Jack's Abby Brewing
3.96 out of 5 based on 327 ratings.
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