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Mystic Mama - Jackie O's Pub & Brewery

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very good

540 Ratings
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Ratings: 540
Reviews: 79
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 9.69%
Wants: 10
Gots: 46 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Jackie O's Pub & Brewery visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: boatshoes on 02-15-2010)
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4/5  rDev +2%

xseanprimex, Dec 11, 2013
Photo of deadonhisfeet
3.85/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a can into a Goose Island tulip. No sooner was the can open that I immediately got a hit of dank, resiny hops. In appearance the beer is burnt orange, hazy, and sports a thin head. The nose is very assertive. Lots of pine, grapefruit, and hemp-like aromas.

Medium-firm feel with an aggressive, hoppy flavor. Some bready notes and marmalade-like flavors greet you first, and then at mid-palate a big rush of grapefruit and lemon runs roughshod over your palate. The feel is slick and oily and the beer coats your mouth with all that great hoppy bitterness. The finish is lasting and that nice grapefruit flavor lingers.

This beer is definitely not for those with an aversion to hops. It's like drinking liquid potpourri. Very fragrant and assertive on the palate. I enjoyed it a lot, but tend to favor IPAs with more of a citrus fruit character. Still, very glad I bought a 6-pack of these.

deadonhisfeet, Dec 07, 2013
Photo of superspak
4.1/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12 ounce can into tulip glass, no canning date. Pours moderately hazy orange amber color with a 2 finger dense off white head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings around the glass. Aromas of big tangerine, grapefruit, pineapple, mango, lemon zest, orange zest/rind, floral, grass, pine, caramel, bread, and floral earthiness. Damn nice aromas with good complexity of hop notes with moderate malt balance; and good strength. Taste of big grapefruit, orange zest/rind, tangerine, pineapple, mango, lemon zest, floral, grass, pine, caramel, bread, and floral earthiness. Good amount of pine bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of citrus, citrus zest, pineapple, mango, floral, grass, pine, caramel, and floral earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Damn nice complexity of hop flavors; with a nice crisp malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a lightly creamy, crisp, and sticky mouthfeel that is great. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is an excellent IPA. All around great complexity and balance of crisp hop flavors and moderate malt presence; and very smooth to drink for the ABV. A very enjoyable offering.

superspak, Dec 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2%

Norseman, Dec 05, 2013
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

target88, Dec 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

wembly13, Dec 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

Giantspace, Dec 01, 2013
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

ejimhof, Nov 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

dotes_on_dipas, Nov 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2%

toolbrew, Nov 28, 2013
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5/5  rDev +27.6%

PaulBian8, Nov 28, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

SaintJonah, Nov 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

JMUbrewz, Nov 24, 2013
Photo of buschbeer
3.94/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 FL OZ can
Served in a perfect pint glass

A - It is amber with gold highlights. It is topped with an inch of off-white head.

S - I smell lots of grapefruit. I suppose there is some pine, as well.

T - It starts out with a little caramel malt. Then WHAM! The hops smack you in the chops. There is a lot of bitterness. A little is derived from grapefruit, and a lot is from the pine characteristics.

M - Moderate

O - This is too west coast and bitter for me. I prefer citrus flavors with my IPA's. I'm sure west coast aficionado's appreciate this IPA. It is good but not to my preferences.

buschbeer, Nov 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2%

taospowder, Nov 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2%

BeerGreg, Nov 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

durwood64, Nov 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

sweatervest27, Nov 18, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

sfr26, Nov 18, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

HopHealth, Nov 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Chris77McGrath, Nov 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

jkball01, Nov 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

leinie13, Nov 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2%

prototypic, Nov 09, 2013
Photo of aeviaanah
4.18/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I like this beer for its clean flavor. The musky/spicy hops set it apart from the typical top rated IPAs. The taste transitions from a fast bitter to a sweet aroma rather quickly.

I'm not sure what I dislike all I can say is there is better out there's out doesn't deserve a perfect 5.

aeviaanah, Nov 08, 2013
Mystic Mama from Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 540 ratings.