Co-founder Jack Hendler discusses decoction, a traditional brewing technique, and how our team is using it to craft our lagers.
For over 100 years, New England, and more specifically the Boston area, were epicenters of manufacturing. Factories hummed turning out cars, shoes, textiles and furniture. This connection to our manufacturing past and future inspired us to release a new year-round beer, Shipping Out of Boston.
It’s been a long day and you’re ready for a lager. You reach into the fridge, grab the closest can, and crack the tab. Ahh, bliss. Yet a lot of work went into getting that refreshing beer from the brewery into your hand.
Community is everything to us. In 2019, we worked especially hard to give back and support our neighborhood. We formed partnerships with local non-profits, hosted fundraisers almost weekly, and supported through regular financial and in-kind donations.
This no longer applies as regulations surrounding COVID-19 have evolved. Please see more recent posts for more up-to-date information. Dear Friend of Jack’s Abby, We wanted to write to you today to let you know that we are taking the situation with COVID-19 extremely seriously. The safety and health of our staff and our guests…Details
A lot has changed in craft beer since we launched Hoponius Union nine years ago. The market is not only becoming more saturated with options, but saturated with hops. Tastes are changing, hoppy beer is getting hazier, and more and more breweries are popping up to join the club.
At the end of each year, we like to take a moment and look back on what we have accomplished. In 2019, the Jack’s Abby and Springdale teams had a long list of achievements. But before we can go into any of them, we must remember Herb Lindtveit, our friend and coworker, who passed this…Details
At Jack’s Abby, we always strive for consistency and quality in what we do. But there’s only so much we can accomplish by ourselves. To better highlight the friends and businesses that help us craft quality beer every day, we want to begin shouting them out. We’ll kick things off with a recent partnership –…Details
We’re thrilled to share that Bourbon Barrel-Aged Framinghammer has been named the #1 beer of 2019 by Wine Enthusiast! The Top 25 Beers list is an exclusive selection of the best beer reviews from the past editorial year. Bourbon Barrel-Aged Framinghammer will appear in the publication’s Best of Year issue, which also includes the…Details
In honor of Oktoberfest season, we sat down with Jack’s Abby Co-founder Eric Hendler to discuss the history of märzenbier and how it ties into our seasonal release of Copper Legend. Copper Legend, our Octoberfest Märzen, is brewed fresh every year, but it’s a beer style that existed long before the first Octoberfest celebration. In…Details
If you have been to our Beer Hall recently, you may have noticed some beers available on draft either called “Co-Pilot” or “Test Flight.” Both series are brand new and coming straight from our Pilot System. This 5-barrel system is the home to all of our small-batch, brewery exclusive, experimental beers. Both series are draft…Details
The Jack’s Abby Beer Hall is excited to announce that Ian Maschal joined the team as Executive Chef in June 2019. From his first job working at a pizza shop to spending every summer at his family’s summer seaside businesses – an ice cream store, chowder shop and fudge shop – on Long Beach Island,…Details