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Matriarch - Jackie O's Pub & Brewery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

98 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 98
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 9.81%
Wants: 21
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Jackie O's Pub & Brewery visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rhinos00 on 12-06-2009)
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4/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to RussianDragon for pointing out that I neglected to rate this. From my old school notes: 23 Jan 2010

Shared by the former drinkndrive. Thanks Devin!

The beer is golden orange with a small, soapy white head. Aromas of spicy malt, tropical fruit, booze. Bold and assertive flavor, with mango, pineapple. Resinous and full bodied, finishing with alcoholic warmth. Pretty tasty.

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4.4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

APPEARANCE (4.25) - Served from a tap handle at the always-lovely Creekside Local Cantina in Gahanna into a strange little 12oz glass, this beer was a burnished orange color, not quite glowing golden, but not overly red either. It looked heavy and had half a finger of dense, white head that remained as a ring around the glass til the very end.

SMELL (3.75) - I had this directly following a glass of FFF's Dreadnaught, so my nose may have been slightly off, but in comparison I found the aroma of the Matriarch to be slightly lacking. Some pale malt sweetness and a little grassy, citrusy hops, but nothing memorable here.

TASTE (4.75) - Fortunately the taste floored me with quality in every direction. While not a perfect IPA, this had all the notes you want for the style starting off with a flash of malty sweetness accompanied by ripe peach notes unique to this beer which was immediately whisked away on a train ride of tropical bitterness that ranged from mango to grapefruit, but never veered into piney territory. This was a fruit bomb, for sure, and with all the peach put me in mind of some sort of delicious peach cobbler balanced by some hoppy bitters. The alcohol was well-hidden (and mine was certainly stronger than 8.5%; it was labelled as 11%) and served to lend some spicy notes to the finish.

FEEL (4.0) - Big and creamy, but a little bit prickly from the alcohol. Not actually a problem for me, as that prickliness added to the overall taste experience, it did however make the beer "feel" a little, just a little bit less smooth than it could have.

OVERALL (4.5) - Right up there with the best IPAs I've ever had, to be sure. This had such strong, fruit-forward, tropical flavors, and the peach notes were unique to this beer alone. Delicious and round, this is easily my favorite Jackie O's beer by a massive margin.

Serving type: on-tap

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Jackie O's Matriarch

Lovely

Poured into 10oz snifter

A: Deep orange to red and it has that glow I'm always looking for in an ipa !

S: Sweet sugar, hops, peaches, Apples, cinnamon . . . Like a hopped up peach pie. But very dank !

T: Sweet caramel, apples, peaches, mango and other citrus fruits.

M: Low carbonation . . . Sticky.

O: Fantastic Jackie O's . . . Fantastic !

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Matriarch from Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 98 ratings.