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Dynamo Hum - Jackie O's Pub & Brewery

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BA SCORE
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111 Ratings
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Ratings: 111
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 8.96%


Brewed by:
Jackie O's Pub & Brewery visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: beveritt on 12-06-2009)
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Ryan011235

Ohio

3/5  rDev -29.2%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

On tap at Jackie O's on 8/27/11

Irresponsible Tick #9

"It's like having your tongue pierced with a raspberry flavored needle."
-MbpBugeye

Rusty copper color, no head/lace. Smells funky. Tangy raspberry and vinous tones. Hints of damp oak. Tastes the same. A bit tart but not overly sour. Good showing of raspberries but not very sweet. Quite oaky. Medium-light body. Low carbonation. Smooth and not sharp. Tame feel. Funky finish. Serviceable wild, yeah?

Serving type: on-tap

10-12-2011 04:39:11 | More by Ryan011235
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Preismj

Illinois

3.68/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

cloudy orange with little head. Looks a bit flat, a bit thick. smells of sourness and sweet. fruity flavors of dark cherry and raspberries climb out of the glass. Taste is sour funk with some fruit flavors. nice, but very mild in all aspects. Getting mostly bread and spice with a sour finish. little carb on a syrup like body. Overall, not bad, wish there was more fruit going on with the funk, but a good beer in moderation.

Serving type: on-tap

08-28-2011 14:14:46 | More by Preismj
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womencantsail

California

3.68/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy reddish brown color with a small off-white head. Definitely get some raspberry on the aroma, maybe a few other fruit notes too. There is a light acetic quality and light grassy funk. The flavor is nicely tart with just a hint of vinegar. Lemon zest and raspberry are prominent with a little bit of oak, straw, and grass. Medium body and carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

01-23-2012 22:03:49 | More by womencantsail
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MbpBugeye

Ohio

3.85/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the August release.

Appearance
This beer has a really nice color. It stood out against the black colored samples of all the Oil of Aphrodite treatments of the day. Its a shimmering pale ruby with moderate haze. Not much head.

Aroma
Raspberries are strong, but not the first aroma I notices. I was first taken by a highly tannic, nearly acidic aroma. Lots of dry wine and wine barrel notes. A decent level of woody funk. The raspberries grow stronger with warmth. They lend a very nice, natural sweetness that overlays the unripe fruit tartness of this aroma.

Taste
This one is sharply sour, especially in comparison to the other beers of the day. Going from Rum Barrel Oil to this is like having your tongue pierced with a raspberry flavored nail. The tartness starts right away; unripe berries backed by raspberry juices. The funky flavors are stronger than the funky aromas. Formidable notes of basement and old, time worn, damp wood.

Mouthfeel
If its one thing that ties a lot of Jackie O's barrel-aged sours together its their awesomely dry bodies. This one is up there in the ranks of driest finish anywhere. The tartness is snappy, the finish is bone dry and the body in quenching. Well done in this category.

Overall
A real surprise. It is far removed from its base of Razz Wheat. Framboise fans would like this. The die-hard lambic nerds may shake a grumpy fist as they hide their love for this beer.

Serving type: on-tap

08-30-2011 03:18:24 | More by MbpBugeye
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jlindros

Massachusetts

3.9/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Keg @ EBF.

Hazy brownish red color, light fizzy head.

Nose light sour brown malts, tart fruit with hint of raspberries, slight creamy sweet malt, hint of sawdust like wood.

Taste light tart fruit, sour berry like raspberry jam and dry bready malt, hint of barrel, hint phenol yeast funk and lactic acid almost vinegar but not quite, and touch of vinous earthy seed or stem like, dry but sticky bitter tart finish, dry bready funk.

Mouth is lighter bodied, bit acidic and flemmy, decent carb.

Overall ok, but not great, decent fruit and tart flavors but there are better ones IMO.

Serving type: on-tap

02-13-2012 15:21:25 | More by jlindros
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.9/5  rDev -8%
look: 2 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

650 mL bottle poured into a snifter. 2012 bottle #221/276. Reviewed from notes.

Appearance - Hazy rose body. No real head. Just a couple of bubbles at the edge.

Smell - Big raspberry nose. Acidic. Musty, Hay-like. A touch lambicky (neologism?).

Taste - Quite sour, big surprise from Jackie O's. Overpowers the raspberry. It's still there, but masked. Comes out a bit in the back end but then the sourness overpowers into the finish.

Mouthfeel - Very sour and extremely dry. Low carbonation.

Overall - Jackie O's over-sours everything to the point of covering up the flavors. What I can taste here is pretty good.

Re-review:
2013 bottle #202/300

Very bright raspberry aroma and flavor. Less intense sourness. Oak. Great raspberry flavor. Better balance of acidity and flavor. Better than 2012.

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2013 17:10:14 | More by Alieniloquium
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schwaeh

Ohio

3.93/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours a deep amber color with no head. Carbonation looks super low.

S: Smells of berries, oak, vanilla, and bugs. Smells fairly sour and complex.

T: Wow very sour. This is enamel stripping. Lots of raspberries and buggy barrel flavors. This is as acidic as it is sour. Oak, vanilla, and whatever bacteria used add a lot of depth and good flavor.

M: Again acidic and low carbonation. Body is appropriate for the style, somewhat thin, but lingers in the mouth.

O: This has really tied brown recluse as my favorite JO's sour. Doesn't let down in any aspect for me. My mouth adjusted to the sourness fast and really let me enjoy the complexity.

Serving type: on-tap

08-27-2011 14:13:29 | More by schwaeh
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billab914

Virginia

3.93/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

22oz bottle poured into a tasting glass. It poured a very nice looking orange/ruby like color. Not much of a head or carbonation visible.

The aroma has a mix of sour and fruity with just a little bit of funk to it. It's also a little sharp at first. I get a lot of the sour raspberries and citrus showing up throughout. Pretty appealing aroma overall, very sour and fruity.

The taste shows a lot of the sour, tart raspberries to it. Some of the woody oak is more noticeable in the taste as well. It's a little acidic in the finish but not too bad. The fruity raspberries are nice in it.

The mouthfeel is medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Overall it was a good beer of the style, but not great. The tart, sour fruits were good in it but it lacked some of the complex funkiness the great ones have. Overall a pretty tasty beer though.

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2012 18:21:01 | More by billab914
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FosterJM

California

3.93/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

1458th Review on BA
Bottle to Great Lakes Snifter
22oz

2011 Vintage
Bottle 202/216

CA Gang Bang BIF

App- A medium orange with a good density behind it. Zero head or cling with only a small swirl of bubbles on top of the beer.

Smell- The raspberry notes are there with also a small subtle sweet tart grainy note. Had a small wheat aroma with a bit of vinegary lactic acid.

Taste- Only had a small sour flavor but was quite tasty. The raspberry shined through and was a bit thick and had a small acid bite.

Mouth- A medium bodied sour with a lighter medium carbonation. Residual raspberry acid flavors.

Drink- I like the flavors. Most raspberry beers have a weird taste to me. This cut through it and was a good small sour.

Serving type: bottle

08-18-2012 17:09:24 | More by FosterJM
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Pecorasc

Oregon

3.95/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Jackie O's 4th Ann'y Party. Served in small snifter handed out for the party. reviewed from notes.

A- golden-pink and hazy (improved clarity with increased temperature). a nice little clean head for a sour. not much retention, possibly a result of the glass. laces fine.

S- fruity (raspberries) and smoothly sour with a papery undertone.

T- very pleasing sourness. although only 6%, the alcohol is prevalent and complements the acidity. knowing that this was the razz wheat, the raspberries are most noticeable, but the sourness creates the illusion of several other berries.

M- although a little thin, that feel works very well in this sour.

D- easy drinking, not a sour that would be limited to a small glass. I wouldn't mind being served a few pint glasses.

Serving type: on-tap

12-07-2009 03:22:28 | More by Pecorasc
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scottfrie

California

3.95/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

22oz bottle poured into snifter.

A: Pours a cloudy dark tea color with a thin off-white head that left a ton of soapy lacing down the glass.
S: Big scents of raspberries with a bit of funk and oak. Inviting.
T: Raspberries all the way with funky, earthy, dry, sweaty, sweet and preservative flavors as well. The finish is full of an oak barrel dry woodiness, and the aftertaste is lightly tart and earthy.
M: Very dry mouthfeel, light body, soft but fizzy carbonation.
O: Despite this being a raspberry forward beer I thought the fruit could have been stronger and more prominent. Still, this was a very solid wild and I would gladly drink it again.

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2011 23:12:38 | More by scottfrie
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siege06nd

Virginia

3.95/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle cracked with IrishColonial and billab914.

Served in a snifter.

A. Pours an orange golden color with a faint pinkish hue. A little glow to this one. Minimal head and lacing. Good.

S. Wow. Uber tart nose of raspberry, vinegar, some grape, maybe some apple. Very strong and cutting. Loads of fruit and some funk.

T. Lots of wood, tart raspberry, a touch of astringency and alcohol esters. Tartness lingers in the finish with a good amount of pucker. I get some grassiness here too which is slightly offputting. Good, not great.

M. Moderately carbonated and well balanced. Quite a bit of pucker on this, but good for the style. Barrel aging is apparent. There is an offness to the flavor I cannot quite describe, the wood might be just a little too much.

O. A solid sour from Jackie O's. Would have liked more raspberry though. Sourness and woodiness reign supreme on this one.

Serving type: bottle

01-22-2012 02:20:46 | More by siege06nd
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orangesol

Pennsylvania

3.98/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to foofaa for sharing this one with us. Bottle 96 / 216.

A - Pours copper orange, with pink highlights around the edges, with a one finger tall white head leaving no lace at all down the glass.

S - Smells of raspberries, dry oak tannins, wet leather, and some mild vinegar notes. Pretty vinous initially, gets a little better as it sits.

T - Starts off with a big lactic sourness pucker slowly giving way to a mix of raspberry sweetness, light funk, wet leather, tobacco, and lots of dry oak tannins. Finish is bone dry, as it should be.

M - Medium body and flavor with moderate carbonation. Very dry feel, leaving the pallet bone dry by the end of my sample.

O - I liked this one. It has a lot going for it and it was fairly easy to finish. The sourness got a little overpowering toward the end of my glass but thats not a huge deal for me. Good stuff none the less.

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2012 22:57:16 | More by orangesol
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beveritt

Ohio

4/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Presentation: Had on tap at Jackie O's 4th Anniversary. Described as "Razz Wheat soured out." Arrives in a tulip.

Appearance: Thin coat of almost white head. This settles to a ring around the glass. The beer itself is medium brown with a slight red tinge. Cloudy yet still translucent.

Smell: Distinct sourness reminiscent of a vinaigrette dressing. Hints of a cheese-like aroma.

Taste: Medium sour bite upfront rolls into the notable sourness of raspberries. Dry finish.

Mouthfeel: Average carbonation level. Slick mouthfeel that accompanies the sourness well.

Drinkability: Good stuff. The sourness pairs well with the hints of raspberry. Sour, but not to the point of not being drinkable.

Serving type: on-tap

12-06-2009 03:39:01 | More by beveritt
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jale

Michigan

4/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Brad this great bottle with me at the brewery.

A: Pours a slightly cloudy light pink with a dime of white head.

S: Nice bright sourness and mild raspberries.

T: Sharp tartness with a hint of raspberry. The sourness tapers off smoothly in the finish.

M: Light body with good carbonation.

O: Wish I had more. Another great sour from Brad.

Serving type: bottle

08-26-2011 12:43:06 | More by jale
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TurdFurgison

Ohio

4/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Although this was officially released in bottles one week ago, I feel lucky to have tried this maybe 4 times to date. Initially from the barrel (!), then twice in bottles and finally plenty of draft pours at the release. Safe to say this is one of my favorites from Brad, although his malty stouts can get pretty good too, especially with barrel treatment.

This pours a slightly murky off-pink color wiht a thin but dense foam. Framboise notes dominate, earthy and fruity, tart, more bretty than "lambicy" (excellent nonetheless).

It's got a nice acetic bite to it, lactic acid in effect. Slightly salty on the tip of my tongue, otherwise sour with a nice raspberry aftertaste.

Definitely worth getting, although the low number of bottles (and single bottle limit) makes it difficult to do so. Recommended!

Serving type: on-tap

09-03-2011 00:34:40 | More by TurdFurgison
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stakem

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2011 bomber #84 of 216. Thanks to BA Stormking47 the biggest out of state homer of Jackie O's who hoards more bottles of their beer than the brewery itself. Thanks for breaking out a bottle of this precious elixir you shit bird.

Poured into a matching Jackie O's staff short pils glass that I swiped from the cabinet of the previously mentioned user. The brew appears copper in color with a fine white bubble formation. Some yellowish hints are noted around the edges and spots of lace stick to the glass.

The smell is fresh and seedy like one would expect from the inclusion of raspberry. Also present are hints of funk, sulfur and footy to almost cheesey grain. Not bad.

The taste is tart with the raspberry inclusion sitting center stage. More sips make these beer lean into more of an acidic realm with a backing of cheese and funk. A bit of lemony lactic tartness and wheaty grain inclusion are present into the aftertaste.

This is a medium bodied brew with a light to modest level of carbonation. Fruity that blenda from tart to snappy and sharp. I would drink this again if the opportunity presented itself. Thanks again Wiss.

Serving type: bottle

02-22-2013 20:44:05 | More by stakem
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Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle shared by Chris at Thorpe's going away festivities. Thanks man.

The beer resembles pink lemonade with a thin, wispy head. The aroma brings funk and tartness with raspberries. Lemon juice and raspberries in the flavor with a bit of an acetic finish. Fairly light in body. Tasty stuff. Worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

04-28-2013 20:29:26 | More by Huhzubendah
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Thorpe429

Illinois

4.05/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottle 206/216 courtesy of TurdFurgison last weekend. Consumed from a Cantillon glass on his deck. The ultimate road trip stop. Thanks Eric.

Pours a slightly-muddied pinkish-red with a single-finger off-white head with hints of pink. Good retention and lacing. The nose carries a nice bit of raspberry and light oak. Bit of acidity, though not overwhelming. Somewhat earthy.

Flavor was quite nice, with a good dosing of raspberries and the accompanying earthy mustiness. Moderately-strong acidity and light funk. Light body with good bitterness and earthy character post-swallow. Quite tasty. Another hit from Brad.

Serving type: bottle

09-01-2011 17:39:05 | More by Thorpe429
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UCLABrewN84

California

4.08/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to Callmecoon for sharing this one at NoSignsOfPain's birthday bottleshare hosted by mrbubbler.

Bottle # 96/216.

Pours a slightly murky honey orange with a foamy orange-tan head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is sour, tart, and funky with some fruity raspberry aromas. Taste is much the same with a very tart and acidic flavor. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer with a nice sour fruit presence.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2012 01:55:45 | More by UCLABrewN84
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ehammond1


4.08/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottle (2011)

Thanks to the Pittsburgh gang for sending this to the Cali gang!

(Aged for 1 year)

Clear orange and light ruby with a small head that leaves dots of lace down the glass.

A very nice aroma for the style: distinct, strong raspberry aroma, milled grains, light caramel, and lactic acid. Complete.

The flavor is also quite nice, with big notes of raspberry and mild funk combining nicely, along with flavors of grain and sweet bread. This also has moderate to high levels of lactic sourness.

Medium bodied with moderate-high carbonation.

I would love to have this one again! This one was better than the sum of its parts.

Serving type: bottle

08-19-2012 01:37:54 | More by ehammond1
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DavoleBomb

Ohio

4.1/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this at the August 27th bottle release. 4 oz from a tasting snifter.

4.0 A: Lightly hazed orange amber color. Came without a head.

4.5 S: Raspberry and cabernet are running wild and work together perfectly. Good bit of tartness overall. Some funky lactic acid and a touch of acetic acid. Woody and wheaty.

4.0 T: Again, great duality between raspberry and grape. Plenty of vanilla to add to plenty of oak. Tart and moderately acetic with plenty of tangy lactic acid.

4.0 M: Lighter to lighter medium body. Good spritzy carbonation. Reasonably creamy and smooth.

4.0 D: Great balance and acidic enough to stratch your sour itch.

Serving type: on-tap

09-02-2011 02:30:17 | More by DavoleBomb
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Sean9689

Illinois

4.1/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Thanks, Jason! 22oz bottle into Darkness tulip.

A - Pours a pinkish/reddish color, light fizzy white head, some bubbles here and there, and a barely-noticable thin ring.

S - Smells like Jolly Ranchers, raspberries, sweet sugars. There's a nice light level of tartness in there as well, which is enjoyable.

T - Tastes like raspberry Jolly Ranchers with a nice tart middle and finish with some fruity sweetness. Very enjoyable and not overly sweet or sour, just about right to really drink though easily.

M - Light body, light carbonation, semi-dry finish.

O - An enjoyable wild from Jackie O's that's super-easy to drink. The raspberry and fruity tart notes are excellent and make this beer refreshing and almost berliner-like. Recommend.

Serving type: bottle

02-01-2012 15:48:09 | More by Sean9689
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CaptainRaisin

Ohio

4.16/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Oh Jackie O's, how Ohio loves you.
Picked up at the most recent bottle release, though not my bottle. So kind of my friend, considering they bottled only 300.

Pinkish, yellowish hue with big, sticky lacing

Raspberries, cheese, funk, lemon

Lemon juice, fresh raspberries, slight funk, really nice acid

Not too big or too thin, this is great for the style.

B.C. hits another homerun. So talented. Thanks Jackie O's!

Serving type: bottle

10-04-2013 20:20:14 | More by CaptainRaisin
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rudzud

Massachusetts

4.18/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle 83/276.

A - Poured into the Great tulip a light raspberry blonde hue with some thin head that left no lacing.

S - Aromas of raspberry, blonde, lacto.

T - Taste is light blonde notes, raspberry, lacto, light vinegar. Really tasty.

M - Mouthfeel is nicely carbonated, crisp, clean.

O - Overall this was a very tasty.

Serving type: bottle

04-02-2014 22:03:32 | More by rudzud
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