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Jack's Abby Brewing Announces Fall Specialty and Seasonal Lager Lineup

Filed under: Business by News Staff at 10:55 am on September 8, 2014
Jack's Abby Brewing (2012) Jack, Eric and Sam Hendler

Brothers Eric, Jack and Sam Hendler of Jack's Abby Brewing, (File Photo)

Framingham, MA - Jack's Abby Brewing, the family-owned craft brewery with the mission of creating truly distinctive lagers, is pleased to announce this fall's lineup of seasonal and specialty brews. The brewery will also induct Leisure Time Lager as core brand this fall; due to this wheat lager's popularity as the summer seasonal, Leisure Time will now be featured year-round.

"We always look forward to this time of year because of the wide variety of lagers we feature—from extra hoppy to intensely maltty brews," says Jack Hendler, co-founder and Head Brewer.  "Not only are we able to include more locally sourced ingredients from New England in the Fall, but we are able to harvest local hops and pumpkins, involving us in each step of the brewing process."  Each of the seasonal and specialty lagers continue the Jack's Abby traditions of featuring locally-grown ingredients, traditional German brewing standards and American innovation.

The 2014 Fall Specialty and Seasonal Lager Line-up includes:

  • Leisure Time Lager: Now available year-round, this lager is brewed with wheat and a blend of spices including lemongrass, coriander, orange peel and chamomile. A subtle spiciness balances the citrusy and floral hops added to the whirl and hopback.  Year-round release.  ABV 4.8%, IBUs 15.
  • Copper Legend - This Octoberfest-style lager is malty, smooth and exceedingly drinkable -- perfect to celebrate the change in seasons. This beer features locally grown wheat from MA, Munich malt and noble hops.   September release.  ABV 5.7%, IBUs 22.

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2nd Annual Lager Cask Fundraiser to benefit One Mission at The Tavern

Filed under: Around Town by News Staff at 3:21 pm on May 23, 2013
The Tavern, Framingham, MA

The Tavern in Downtown Framingham will host a fundraiser to support "One Mission", a MA based pediatric cancer charity.

FRAMINGHAM, MA - During the 2013 Memorial Day Weekend, on Friday May 24th and Saturday May 25th, The Tavern in Downtown Framingham will be hosting the 2nd Annual Lager Cask Fundraiser (Party!!!) to benefit One Mission.

"One Mission" is a Massachusetts based charity and serves the needs of pediatric cancer patients and their families living in the greater New England area.

There will be 24 lager casks available, and tickets are being sold each of the (3) two and a half hour "sessions".

Tickets are $10 ahead of time or ...[read more]


Framingham Brewery Grand Opening Celebration

Filed under: Business by Randy Harris at 9:08 pm on August 4, 2011
Eric, Sam, Jack and Abby in the Tasting Room

The tasting room at Jack's Abby Brewing, LLC, Framingham, MA

FRAMINGHAM, MA - For the past few months people around Framingham have been hearing a lot about Jack's Abby Brewing.

Brothers Jack Hendler, Eric Hendler and Sam Hendler -- along with Jack's wife "Abby" have been making appearances throughout Framingham and area towns touting each new beer as they ramp up production.

Today, Framingham Selectman Dennis Giombetti, along with Bonnie Biocchi, (President, MetroWest Chamber of Commerce), Donna Kelleher, (Chair, Chamber Board of Directors), Bill McGinley (Member, Chamber Board of Directors), and a host of friends, family, media and beer lovers met in the tasting room of the brewery for ...[read more]


Crowd Taps into Jack's Abby Beer at BBC

Filed under: Business by Randy Harris at 4:05 am on July 22, 2011
Jack Hendler,  Eric Hendler, and Sam Hendler of Jack's Abby Brewing, Framingham, MA (July 2,1 2011)

The Hendler brothers, Jack, Eric and Sam, (left to right), arrive for the Jack's Abby Brewing ''Saxon Sons Pilsner'' release party at BBC in Framingham, MA. (July 21, 2011)

FRAMINGHAM, MA- Sporting the traditional brew-master's lederhosen, at 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 22, 2011, the Hendler brothers, Jack, Eric and Sam, of Jack's Abby Brewing, LLC, a new Framingham, MA brewery, arrive at the British Beer Company on Rt. 9.

Jack's wife, other family members, friends and a bar packed locals were already inside -- there to wish the brothers well -- to taste the first commercially available kegs of the brewery's beer -- and to be part of the launch of a new Framingham business.

Jack's Abby Brewing, which is located at 81 Morton St. in Downtown Framingham was founded in January of 2011. A short seven months later, the company has geared up production and distribution and has already signed up several local pubs to carry its first two beers; "Saxon Sons Pilsner" and ...[read more]


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