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Paw Paw Wheat - Jackie O's Pub & Brewery

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BA SCORE
85
very good

98 Ratings
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Ratings: 98
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 10.79%
Wants: 1
Gots: 15 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Jackie O's Pub & Brewery visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  9.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: xdefeatsy on 12-09-2013)
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Reviews by brewtus:
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brewtus

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured the 375ml bottle into a teku. Pours clear orangish yellow. Single finger white bubbly head. Smell is tropical paw paw, earthy sweet potato, mango, some cherry. taste is only slightly sweet, nice paw paw flavor, some pineapple, sweet potato, some great slight grassy notes. Low carbonation, nice texture. Overall this is a great beer to try because paw paw is so unique in itself, not your typical fruity wheat ale. Hides the abv so well.

Serving type: bottle

05-29-2014 02:40:32 | More by brewtus
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dawardster

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

07-29-2014 20:54:08 | More by dawardster
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NW2285

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

07-27-2014 23:30:30 | More by NW2285
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Ohio

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Chuffbomb

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5.3%

07-23-2014 14:51:40 | More by Chuffbomb
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Commando

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

07-21-2014 22:03:43 | More by Commando
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Ian_B

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +5.3%

07-21-2014 17:22:26 | More by Ian_B
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

07-20-2014 22:52:29 | More by XmnwildX12
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facesnorth

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

07-18-2014 05:44:04 | More by facesnorth
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WoodBrew

Illinois

3.59/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The Paw Paw Wheat is a much bigger beer than I expected when I opened it. The beer poured a cloudy golden with 1/2 finger thick white head that is not lacing much. The scent has a scent grain base with mellow fruit tinge. The taste definitely has wheat with mild apricot flare. The mouthfeel is full body with smooth carbonation. Overall this is a good beer but at 9% abv it would be a tough session. I was impressed that there was not much abv punch that some big beers contain.

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2014 00:02:52 | More by WoodBrew
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Labaden

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

07-15-2014 02:24:27 | More by Labaden
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AMCimpi

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

07-14-2014 17:43:56 | More by AMCimpi
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cmrillo

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

07-14-2014 05:44:39 | More by cmrillo
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PA-Michigander

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

07-13-2014 19:17:48 | More by PA-Michigander
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wvsabbath

West Virginia

3.94/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Serving Type - Bottle

Appearance - Light straw yellow with a 1/8 inch head. Slight sticky lacing.

Smell - Light tropical/floral fruits. A little wheat along with some yeasty sugars.

Taste - First sip is really strong, acidic with some alcohol backbone. Unique fruit flavor, im guessing its the paw paw. Semi sweet, a little acidic and smooth. Added yeasty sugars, some spices and maybe a little coriander/ orange peel. Wheat malt backbone along with some alcohol in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Paw paw fruit is upfront along with some spices on the tongue. Palate gets more tropical fruits, wheat and malts. Aftertaste is semi sweet fruity, wheat and some alcohol.

Overall - What a nice,, big, strong wheat beer. The paw paw is a interesting fruit, and id love to try again in another beer. Still smooth, easy to drink, especially for a 9% beer. Cant wait to try on tap.

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2014 02:54:19 | More by wvsabbath
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j0hnc2468

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

07-10-2014 19:46:43 | More by j0hnc2468
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

07-08-2014 01:19:46 | More by PEIhop
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

3.88/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I love the fact that you can buy these now around the state in a 375 ml bottle, a paw paw fruit spiked imperial wheat ale weighs in at 9% abv. Poured into my new Weyerbacher chalice, hazy golden orange glowing bright body with a pristine finely carbonated white head. Aromatics offer up tart citrus, mango like notes, wild tropical fruit notes with the sharp wheat additions weighing in as well. As it warms up a bit it really weighs in with more tropical fruits like pineapple, ripened banana, and more mango notes even a bit of passionfruit. Flavors are juicy ripened fruits across the board a bit of honeydew melon, mango, citrus fruits, and more tart pineapple the yeast provides minimal spiciness a bit of bready yeast notes with some dryness and alcohol just slightly leaves it's mark on the palate. Mouthfeel is medium bodied a touch of residual sugars left on the palate post fermentation, even carbonation carries it all pretty well. Overall a very sweet beer that highlights the paw paw fruit quite nicely I'd like to track some down to see what it tastes like unadulterated by any booze that this big wheat beer provides.

Serving type: bottle

07-06-2014 14:58:40 | More by WVbeergeek
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rothbeer

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

07-06-2014 01:30:27 | More by rothbeer
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gratefulbeerhead

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

07-05-2014 22:50:28 | More by gratefulbeerhead
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rawfish

California

3.73/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Hazy, orange golden in color, a smooth pour nets a fluffy one finger high head of stark white with good retention especially for a fruit beer. Lacing is even tightly formed bubbles that collect near the liquid.

Pungent and tropical aroma really gets the fruit out in the open. Papaya, banana and custardy sweetness is balanced by pungent earthiness and a flash of the lemony wheat.

Rather acrid malt profile, thin with white bread and wheat grains that has a quick acidic and slightly sulfuric bite. Hops added are grassy and full of bright herbal oils that are additive to the subtle and rounded fruit. Alcohol does rear it's head a bit and the subtle fruit and custard sweetness is in the aftertaste.

Medium body and a active carbonation. The tartness is present but not really enough to push it towards what I would call a sour beer. All of this is built in to battle the sturdy 9% which acts its weight.

I can't say I've had paw paw fruit before but this beer is rounded and has tropical and unique fruit aspects. Cutting the alcohol by 2-3% and putting a more centered focus on either fruit or wheat could easily bump this one up a few notches.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2014 23:37:20 | More by rawfish
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GallowsThief

Florida

3.71/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured out of a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. Received in trade from NS2361 (Thanks Nick!)

A – Poured out a slightly cloudy golden orange with a nice full finer of bubbly, frothy head that settles down to a cap.

S – Light alcohol, wine grape and lots of mixed fruit smells. Tropical.

T – Yeasty taste to start with an almost like Belgian flavor. Tropical fruit with orange and lemon. Malty at the back end. Finishes off with a wild mix that runs from a touch of sweetness and quickly has a nice bitterness. Definitely different in a good way.

M – Nice solid carbonation. Prickly on the palate. Finishes cleanly.

O – This one packs a punch though the ABV is well hidden you certainly get it. Has some complex fruit flavors and a nice mix of bitter and sweet. Good stuff.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2014 00:39:40 | More by GallowsThief
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EZEKIEL_F

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

06-28-2014 05:28:06 | More by EZEKIEL_F
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vermilcj

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

06-28-2014 02:29:39 | More by vermilcj
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Paw Paw Wheat from Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
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