Bride Maker (Jack’s Abby Brewing Company)

Style: Lager Wine 13% ABV From: Framingham, MA Brewery’s Note: “We aged this beer in bourbon barrelspreviously used for our Barrel-Aged Framinghammer Baltic Porter. Lengthy aging allows the 13% ABV beer to mellow and develop a deep vanilla, almost honey-like sweetness and plum-like dark fruit flavors. This beer is a sipper. You’ve been warned!” The beer pours out like thin maple syrup, auburn and clear, … Continue reading Bride Maker (Jack’s Abby Brewing Company)

Lager Ness Monster (Jack’s Abby Brewing Company)

Style: “Imperial” Baltic Porter aged in Bourbon Barrels 15% ABV From: Frammingham, MA Brewery’s Note: “This beer started with the same recipe as our Framinghammer Baltic Porter, but with a twist.  During the first stage of the brewing process we mix hot water with our malted grains in our Mash Tun to extract the sugars from the grain that will later be fermented into alcohol.  … Continue reading Lager Ness Monster (Jack’s Abby Brewing Company)

Cascadian Schwarzbier (Jack’s Abby Brewing)

Style: Hoppy Schwarzbier 7.0% ABV 70 IBU’s OG: 16.5 Plato From: Framingham, MA The beer pours a deep, chocolaty brown with a massive head of creamy, sand colored bubbles. The head sits two finger’s widths above the glass with a nice lasting retention and a puzzle grid of thin lacing. On the nose, the beer smells delicately of roasted coffee beans and damp pine forests. … Continue reading Cascadian Schwarzbier (Jack’s Abby Brewing)

Berliner Braun (Jack’s Abby Brewing)

Style: Dark Sour Lager/ Dark Lager-style Berliner Weisse 5.5% ABV OG: 13 Plato From: Framingham, MA Brewer’s Note: “This is a spin on a traditional Berliner Weisse, which is usually low in ABV, light in color, brewed with wheat and quite tart. Our version is darker and stronger than normal.  The plan was to age all of this beer in bourbon barrels with tart cherries. … Continue reading Berliner Braun (Jack’s Abby Brewing)

Baby Maker (Jack’s Abby Brewing)

Style: Lagerwine/ Euro Strong Lager 14% ABV From: Framingham, MA Brewer’s Note: “This beer is a 14% abv golden lager that was aged for nine months in Framinghammer barrels.  It is named in honor of the recent births of Myles, son of head brewer Mike Gleason, and Molly, Jack and Abby’s daughter./ What precisely is a “Lager Wine”? I have no doubt that the Alcohol … Continue reading Baby Maker (Jack’s Abby Brewing)

Evil Brew (Jack’s Abby Brewing/Evil Twin Brewing)

Style: Schwarzbier 5.2% ABV From: Gypsies visiting Framingham, MA Brewer’s Note: “This beer was brewed as a collaboration between Jack’s Abby and Evil Twin Brewing. This black lager blends various roasted and dark crystal malts. Aromas of chocolate, coffee, and a subtle nuttiness dominate this sweet full bodied lager. Brown malt and chocolate wheat malt were specially sourced for this beer from Valley Malt. Enjoy!” … Continue reading Evil Brew (Jack’s Abby Brewing/Evil Twin Brewing)