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Jack’s Abby Berliner Style Lager

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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our ode to summer. By implementing a sour mash procedure in our kettle, an intense lactic and sour character emerges. The beer is then fermented with our lager yeast. Finishes fruity, citrusy, dry and quite tart.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (9548) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - FEB 15, 2016
Bottle. Pours a hazed gold with a large white head. Soft musk on the nose, light grain. Medium-bodied, soft grain and a touch of nice lactic tartness. Easy drinking, light tartness, soft grain. Very tasty.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rjplumer (987) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 5, 2016
Lemon sour tart aroma.Hazy pale yellow body topped with a crisp white head. Tart lemon taste. Dry to the finish. Light on the sour notes.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (13070) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 5, 2016
50cl bottle. Medium white head atop lightly hazed apple juice body. Aroma is medium sweet, lemon, some funk, light floral. Taste is medium sweet, lemon, some lager yeast, light floral. Light body, light acidity.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (8537) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 26, 2015
[7561-20150816] Tap. Mild apple grass aroma. Clear, pale yellow body with a quick bubbly head. Raspberry fruity apple flavour. Light-medium body. Fruity and good, simple. (6/3/7/4/14) 3.4
(@ Cole’s, Buffalo, NY)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (12247) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 19, 2015
Bootle from Table and Vine, West Springfield. It pours lightly hazy gold with a small white head. The nose is soft, cracker, white bread, some farmyard funk and some fresh yoghurt. The taste is crisp, lightly bitter, tart, clean, light minerals, fresh lemon, green apple, sherbet and lactic acid with a dry finish. Light body and fine, moderate carbonation. Light, tart and super easy-going.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Chalumeaux (1039) - Methuen, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 27, 2015
Poured from bottle thanks Airforcehops. Pours hazy lemon with a thin white head. Aromas of lemon citrus and pepper. Taste is tart with notes of pale malt and funk.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jercraigs (9722) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 24, 2015
2015-08-16. Crisp pale yellow body with a small white head. Aroma is pretty mild, light grains and apple juice touches. Flavour is moderately sour, pale malt. Kind of mild overall. Average to light bodied palate, soft carbonation. On tap at Coles, Buffalo.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Johnstledger8 (712) - Dublin, IRELAND - AUG 11, 2015
Bottle. Cloudy yellow with a mostly fading white head. Aroma of citrus, pepper, coriander, sherbet. Taste is of lemon, some melon, white grapes. Light semi watery body, medium carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JulienHuxley (5578) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 30, 2015
On tap at farmhouse tap and grill. Clear very pale gold pour with very thin veil of white foam. Aroma is lightly tart, lactic and lemony notes, soured grain, very light grassy hop notes. Taste is lightly tart, quite wheaty, mild graininess, really kinda halfway between a Berliner and a pils, kind of tastes just like old pils. Palate is light bodied, almost watery with light carbonation. Not bad, just bland.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
zdk (1860) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 26, 2015
Tap at Pony Bar. Light and spritzy. Lemon & lactic acid some barnyard funk. Light & smooth.


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