Ambrewsia | Brewmaster Jack

AmbrewsiaAmbrewsia
BA SCORE
3.96/5
168 Ratings
AmbrewsiaAmbrewsia
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brewmaster Jack
Massachusetts, United States
brewmasterjack.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by PeterIngemi on 08-25-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,080
Reviews:
30
Ratings:
168
pDev:
8.59%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
46
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 168 |  Reviews: 30
Photo of DIM
4.29/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Even at around 3 months old, this is a damn good IPA. Plenty of flavorful, juicy citrus notes alongside a lingering, pithy bitterness make for an assertively hoppy brew. A bit of sweet caramel and toffee provide just enough balance.

I've tried 3 great beers from Jack and no duds. An awesome, under the radar brewery. Hope I get to try more!

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Photo of JohnofUpton
3.79/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ManapuaMan
3.95/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Can't go wrong with Brewmaster Jack, and this is no exception. Nice hop/malt balance with a citrus taste and piney/resin finish. Not as flavorful as the BJ DIPAs and hop essence series, but this is a solid, if not memorable, IPA.

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Photo of BeerMusketeer
4.35/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of EatonHops
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of smekermann
4.41/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Beglane
4.47/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A great Massachusetts IPA. Well balanced smells wonderful. Keep up the good work BMJ!

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Photo of xacidx
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TimBeaulieu
4.05/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of DJoe
4.22/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hos
4.48/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Durge
4.31/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mlefebvre7
3.61/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of liquorpig
4.04/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Chestmcn
5/5  rDev +26.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Great Ipa From a Massachussets brewer

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Photo of Masters
4.12/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Petegrieco
4.12/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of brandonld23
3.91/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Immortale25
4.24/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a Haw River Farmhouse Ales teku glass. Notches indicate that it was bottled in March 2015.

A- Pours a hazy medium amber color with a 1/2 inch off-white fluffy head that retains well before becoming a thick ring around the edge of the glass and a large center patch of sheer surface foam. Semi-resilient slivers of lacing.

S- Very fruity hop aroma brings to mind orange and potpourri spice. Also a bit grassy with a slight booze fume.

T- Taste follows suit with some peach, mango and melon notes with a restrained bitterness. Very easy to drink for the ABV. The fruit complexity continues with grapefruit rind and apricot.

M- Somewhat dry with medium carbonation and a body leaning toward the lighter side.

O- This IPA is pretty much all citrus rind which is nice if you're looking for a hoppy beer that focuses more on the fruity aspects, isn't heavy on the bitterness and also isn't too sweet. First I've had from this brewer and I'm impressed.

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Photo of NHhomebrewguy
4.19/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of beerasaurusrex
4.25/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NinjaJesus
3.61/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

What a great beer. It cant compete with the Hop Essence Series but it is fantastic. IPAs are all over the place these days but this one has a nice orange hop profile to it, not too syrupy and a solid malt presence. Pick it up and support BMJ!

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Photo of dental
4.08/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LutherBrau
4.08/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kjlcm
4.5/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

I am three for three with this, picked up my third separate bottle today, this one brewed on April 2014. I am surprised the reviews and rating for this beer is not higher, this one really suits my personal palate. The floral hops and bitterness are great. Highly recommended.

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Ambrewsia from Brewmaster Jack
Beer rating: 3.96 out of 5 with 168 ratings
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