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Lashes Hopbock Lager | Jack's Abby Brewing

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Amber / Red Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BigCheese on 12-06-2012

BEER STATS
Reviews:
58
Ratings:
338
Avg:
3.97
pDev:
9.07%
 
 
Wants:
32
Gots:
39
For Trade:
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Reviews: 58 | Ratings: 338
Reviews by PeterIngemi:
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4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a .5 lt bottle into a duvel glass

A: pours a very lightly hazed copper ruby with a fat two fingers of slightly tanned head.... Excellent retention and lacing, nice looking beer.

S: overall i find the aroma to be a bit on the mild side... There are some light citrusy/piney hops over a solid malt backbone... Hops come out more and more as the beer warms... Not a bad aroma, just wish it was a bit more pungent.... Turns out I'm gonna have to take all that back... The aroma really opens up as this room gets closer to room temp... Very nice.

T: much like the aroma. Nice hop notes right up front over a solid malt backbone. I get grapefruity citrus along with some nice piney notes from the hops. The malt contributes some nice lightly sweet bready notes. The hops are deffiantly the show case here.

M: on the heavy side of medium with a nice lush mouthfeel, dry and bitter on the finish with some earthy and piney hop bitterness in the aftertaste.

O: this is a nice ipa for a cold night, with just enough malt heft to balance out the hops... Another nice brew from jacks Abby.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of BurgeoningBrewhead
4.11/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured into pilsener glass. Translucent reddish orange with a huge white head that fades slowly leaving spotty lacing.
Smells of spicy piney hops and lesser nutty malt.
Taste follows nose, but in better balance. Bitingly bitter hops over top of nutty cracker malt.
Mouthfeel is clean and crisp.
Overall this is a tasty hoppy lager.

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Photo of tectactoe
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of Tiernan
4.09/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of woodchipper
3.48/5  rDev -12.3%

Photo of BubalooBrewMaster
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of irrevjim
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

look; medium amber with moderate carbonation, nice thick white 3/4" head, shrinks to a thin covering that stays,moderate lacing
smell; bold piney spicy hops, black pepper, hint of burnt rubber, calms down a little after initial few sips
taste; pine, bitter but juicy, nice smooth malt
feel; medium heavy but with a lot of carbonation feel, a tiny bit harsh at first but then carbonation calms down and feels balanced and more malty
overall; i really like this, reminds me of a rye ipa with a nice bitter hop kick, but smoother

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Photo of MaybeSoMaybeNot
3.77/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

good, sturdy and reliable lager.

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Photo of Doomcifer
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of JakerLou
4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

Photo of Jason
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of LCS46208
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of tredole
5/5  rDev +25.9%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of acurtis
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of dcbeers
4.15/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CloudStrife
4.21/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle poured into a tulip.

A: Pours a clear amber with an off white head on top. Not much visible carbonation. Leaves some lacing on the sides of the glass.

S: Very pleasant aroma going on here. Loads of fresh hops dominate the forefront

T: Balanced flavor leaning toward hoppy. Malts are solid providing a base for the hop to flower from. Citrus and piney hops with a bit of a spicy character too. Lager qualities still shine. Bready toasty quality comes out more as it warms.

M: Light to medium body with fairly low carbonation. Bit of a nectar like stickiness from the hop but remains crisp upon finish.

Overall I'm very impressed with this one and will certainly be headed back for more. I've always liked malt forward yet hoppy beers and this combines those with a lager base that is superb.

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Photo of LiquorsInc
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of Sammy
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of Ace1117
3.95/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gonzoillini
5/5  rDev +25.9%

Photo of grahuba
4.08/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Brewsephus
4.23/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.75

1 pint, .9 fl oz of lager poured into shaker pint glass.

A-Pours a hazy walnut brown. 1 finger off-white head. Appealing color.

S- Raisins, cherry, plum, dark currant, fig. The smell is intoxicating, very nice.

T-Raisin again, bisquit malt, bready, sweet but not cloying, moderate to heavy bitterness but not puckering.

M- Full bodied, moderate carbonation. Everything you would want is here.

O- A very tasty brew, 10/10 would buy again. Would like more flavor on the hop side, the malts shine here.

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Photo of Alieniloquium
3.57/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle poured into a chalice.

Appearance - Hazy reddish brown body. Big off-white head. Leaves remarkable sticky rings of lace. Thick collar and layer of foam.

Smell - Grapefruit hops. Musty pine. Nutty caramel and brown malts.

Taste - The malt profile is dynamic. Starts off with a light sweetness and grapefruit citrusy flavor. Turns much deeper and nuttier later. Full dark caramel sweetness in the middle and a bitter finish balances it out.

Mouthfeel - If I think amber lager, it's heavy. If I think bock, it's medium and just right. I was looking for something a little crisper than this, but that was just my mood deciding what to drink.

Overall - Just on the cusp of too heavy and malty. It turned out to be pretty good, despite not being what I expected at all.

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Photo of Kegatron
4/5  rDev +0.8%

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Lashes Hopbock Lager from Jack's Abby Brewing
3.97 out of 5 based on 338 ratings.
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