Ambrewsia
Brewmaster Jack

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From:
Brewmaster Jack
 
Massachusetts, United States
Style:
American IPA
ABV:
7%
Score:
89
Avg:
3.96 | pDev: 9.09%
Reviews:
35
Ratings:
190
Status:
Retired
Rated:
Sep 25, 2019
Added:
Aug 25, 2012
Wants:
  4
Gots:
  54
SCORE
89
Very Good
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Rated: 3.75 by jlmontague from Connecticut

Sep 25, 2019
 
Rated: 2.6 by Dredre from Massachusetts

Jul 15, 2019
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Reviewed by sjurczak from Connecticut

4.35/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
A. Slightly hazy, a few sparse bubbles shimmying up from the bottom of the glass.

S. Bright and fresh, citrus and malt.

T. Quick burst of bitter followed by a smooth malt flavor. Smooth finish overall. Takes me back to 80s Sam Adams. The first quality beer I ever tasted. Gawd, what's happened to Sam!

M. Slightly fizzy and creamy, dry at the end. An excellent denouement.

O. Superb IPA. Brings me back to 90s microbeers.
May 10, 2019
 
Rated: 4.02 by Kayakguy from Massachusetts

Apr 22, 2019
 
Rated: 4 by Miketess32 from Massachusetts

Mar 08, 2019
 
Rated: 3.78 by teamgalt from Massachusetts

Dec 01, 2018
 
Rated: 3.96 by KMcGrath from Massachusetts

Nov 27, 2018
 
Rated: 4 by Patches826 from Massachusetts

Nov 21, 2018
 
Rated: 3.91 by mike22ne from Massachusetts

Oct 30, 2018
 
Rated: 3.69 by cfcairns from Pennsylvania

Sep 03, 2018
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Reviewed by Sabtos from Ohio

3.93/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Very hazy, nearly opaque but glowing orange-yellow with a large, frothy off-white foam that lightly clings in thick, uniform mounds all the way around the glass.

Smell is orange and grapefruit with orange rind and a touch of pine, a little bit of biscuit and even a hint of strawberry and vanilla.

Taste is orange and lemon with a softly faint strawberry-vanilla-banana accent all under a slightly tangy, slightly acidic hoppy yeast punch that's kind of like kiwi, finishing with a shortbread malt.

Softly crisp, the medium body has a tingly, semi-dry finish.
Aug 28, 2018
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Rated by BEERMILER12 from Maine

3.77/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
On tap at World of Beer Cambridge
Jun 19, 2018
 
Rated: 4.25 by CB2maltygoodness from District of Columbia

May 29, 2018
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Reviewed by VoxRationis from New York

4.29/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Served on tap into a conical pint glass at Water Street Grill in Williamstown, Massachusetts
A: Pours a hazy, golden orange color with a half inch, foamy white head, solid retention, and good lacing.
S: Aromas of citrus (grapefruit>orange), tropical fruit (mango and pineapple), and pine.
T: Flavor a lemon/orange combo with caramel malt and piney hop bitterness both in play. Complex with light bitterness.
M: Light bodied with persistent moderate effervescence. Goes down very smoothly.
O: A hop based fruitiness on a par with Tree House Julius, although lighter and somewhat more understated. Another solid, summer compatible IPA.
Apr 22, 2018
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Rated by Doggtooth from Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +26.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
Buy it you won't be disappointed that's all I have to say im only 25 minutes from treehouse and let me tell this is right there.
Apr 08, 2018
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Rated by yourmom123 from Massachusetts

4.56/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Feels like this beer has improved. Smell is insane tropical fruit. Love that a malt taste is present.
Mar 31, 2018
 
Rated: 4.06 by Gkruszewski from New York

Feb 14, 2018
 
Rated: 3.77 by Ronl12 from Massachusetts

Jan 21, 2018
 
Rated: 3.93 by buzzarooski from Massachusetts

Dec 30, 2017
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Reviewed by bobv from Vermont

3.67/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Can with no date.
Moderate pour yields a 3/4 inch white head over a hazy body with some sticky lacing. Nose of some tropical fruit, slight citrus, and a definite bready yeast characteristic apparent. Taste follows nose with that slight yeasty bread rearing its not too pretty head. Surprisingly bitter finish. Okay to good feel and overall, a bit of a disappointment
Dec 25, 2017
 
Rated: 3.83 by Bloodsnot77 from New Hampshire

Dec 03, 2017
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Reviewed by Holderness from Massachusetts

3.39/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25
Canned 3 weeks ago.

L -- Pours a hazy golden orange with a two-finger white head produced with moderate pour. Decent retention and good lacing
S -- Mostly bready yeast, like that yeast smell you get when walking into a brewery. A hint of floral, tropical fruit, and grass, but not much
T -- Honey-dough malts, grassy/herbaceous hoppiness, earth, and citrus peel
F -- Standard IPA, maybe a little more crisp and fluffy
O -- Yeasty take on a British IPA. Getting very little fruitiness because of the aggressive yeasty character

68/100
Nov 21, 2017
 
Rated: 4.03 by MasterRigger from North Carolina

Oct 12, 2017
 
Rated: 3.61 by TheManiacalOne from Rhode Island

Sep 26, 2017
 
Rated: 3.75 by Ben1313 from New Hampshire

Sep 02, 2017
 
Rated: 4 by xtonytx from Connecticut

Aug 20, 2017
 
Rated: 4.29 by Phineasco from Massachusetts

Aug 04, 2017
 
Rated: 3.75 by mattycasey from Massachusetts

Jul 30, 2017
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Reviewed by mnj21655 from Massachusetts

3.93/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25
Pours a hazy golden in color with a finger+ of pillowy white head that lasts quite awhile and leaves behind decent lacing. Aroma is citrusy and tropical; orange, mango, and other indistinct tropical fruits. Taste is very interesting, it's light with smooth tropical fruits, orange, tangerine, and an lightly earthy note just before the finish. Light in body with moderate carbonation. Overall I find myself a bit conflicted about this beer but overall I enjoy the whole much more than the individual parts. The body is too thin for the ABV and the flavors are a touch muted but I'm still rather enjoying this.
Jul 06, 2017
 
Rated: 3.81 by dfecteau from Massachusetts

Jul 05, 2017
 
Rated: 3.75 by smcel371 from New York

May 02, 2017
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Reviewed by Antg8989 from New Jersey

3.91/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
Pours a deep gold with a white head. Some lacing at the top of the glass. Aroma is a weak orange rind with some malts present. Taste is okay..it tastes like your average IPA...some citrus..some floral..maybe some earthiness? Not a huge fan of whatever this hop combination. Feel is soft and somewhat dryer than most IPA's. Overall, this beer will quickly fade in my memory with all of the other IPAs which don't have any great memorable characteristics. (But no bad ones either.)
Apr 15, 2017
 
Rated: 3.63 by Larueminati from Massachusetts

Apr 07, 2017
 
Rated: 4.3 by dblais from Massachusetts

Mar 22, 2017
 
Rated: 3.77 by Dmbphoenix from New York

Mar 09, 2017
 
Rated: 2.9 by jcoleMA66 from Massachusetts

Feb 19, 2017
 
Rated: 4 by milkbone_underwear from Massachusetts

Feb 12, 2017
 
Rated: 4.12 by Abe_Froman from Massachusetts

Jan 15, 2017
 
Rated: 3.78 by luvbier from Vermont

Dec 22, 2016
 
Rated: 3.42 by Doomcifer from Rhode Island

Oct 15, 2016
Ambrewsia from Brewmaster Jack
Beer rating: 89 out of 100 with 190 ratings