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Hop Ryot - Jackie O's Pub & Brewery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

213 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 213
Reviews: 34
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 8.95%
Wants: 0
Gots: 17 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Jackie O's Pub & Brewery visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Rye IPA

(Beer added by: Thorpe429 on 05-05-2011)
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +2.3%

08-04-2013 03:21:13 | More by Sammy
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

05-31-2014 01:19:07 | More by djrn2
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Thorpe429

Illinois

4.15/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On tap at Jackie O's.

Pours a nice moderate copper color with a good white head and a nice bit of lacing as it goes down. The nose hits pretty hard with really nice hop notes. A bit dank with really nice citrus notes. Perhaps a bit of rind. The flavor is equally as pungent and filled with hops. Strong bitterness, though not overpowering. There's a bit of rye in there as well. The rest of the malt is kept to a minimum. Feel is nice--light to medium body with a dry finish. Hops and rye work well in tandem. Very nicely done.

Serving type: on-tap

05-05-2011 22:28:31 | More by Thorpe429
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brentk56

North Carolina

4.08/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Arrives with nice head sitting atop the amber liquid; lacing action was impressive

Smell: Citrusy, with tangerines dominant and a little bit of toast

Taste: After the toast lays down the backbone, the tangerines dominate the front end through the finish, with a bit of spicy rye detectable in the back

Mouthfeel: Medium body with crisp carbonation

Overall: A very nice and refreshing IPA; goes great with the Jackie O's pizza

Serving type: on-tap

03-11-2012 23:51:55 | More by brentk56
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kjkinsey

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

06-09-2014 22:56:35 | More by kjkinsey
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -29.7%

06-10-2014 22:51:33 | More by ygtbsm94
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Texasfan549

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

06-09-2014 23:43:10 | More by Texasfan549
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spycow

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.3%

12-07-2011 04:34:58 | More by spycow
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

3.89/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Heavy pine resin tones on this one. Fairly firm, though not overly obnoxious. More malts showing than I would have expected. It seems they show more as the beer warms. Decent spiced tones to it. A pretty easy drinker. Nothing overly interesting though.

Serving type: can

06-03-2014 19:29:14 | More by RblWthACoz
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

3.83/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Excited to see another Jackie O's can show up, the Hop Ryot you guessed hit is an Rye IPA. Pours a hazed copper hue with fine bubbled off white head, fine even banded lacing. Aroma spicy rye hits you up front and center, with citric grapefruit rinds, herbal, and pine accented hop profile the can just says brewed with rye malt and lotsa hops. Rye gives it a creamy spiced bread character, hop pellets are providing healthy levels of hop bitterness citrus peel and mild pine cone flavors very earthy slightly abrasive on the palate, creamy textured. Mouthfeel has smooth carbonation their house yeast always give me just a hint of medicinal or band aid phenolic character but not overpowering to the extent that it ruins the beer for me. Carbonation works just fine, again the creamy texture and luscious light hop oils blends to a smooth finish herbal/pine earthy hop bitterness does not stick around it actually finishes quite clean for a beer with lotsa hops. Overall, lotsa hops a bit of a rye malt base with caramelized sugars decent definitely not mind blowing why don't they release any of their big or wild beers statewide, it bums me out.

Serving type: can

03-29-2014 00:10:51 | More by WVbeergeek
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oline73

Maryland

3.7/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I had this on-tap during the anniversary celebration. Served in a tasting glass.

Appearance: The beer pours a clear amber color with a quarter finger of fluffy head that fades to a layer on top of the pour.

Smell: Grain with a strong spice note from the rye. Just a touch of fruity hops. Nice even if it's not very strong.

Taste: There is a very nice rye spice that backs up the citrus peel hop bitterness. The spice note remains through the whole sip with the bitterness building to the finish.

Mouthfeel: The body is medium with very fluffy carbonation and a dry finish.

Overall: I would have liked the overall flavor to be a bit stronger, but I enjoyed all the components. I'd have more if it was offered.

Serving type: on-tap

01-01-2013 21:33:12 | More by oline73
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

07-20-2014 22:56:23 | More by XmnwildX12
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

3.9/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 2 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a deep golden color, almost orange with a white soapy head with decent retention. A fair amount of lacing and clarity is subpar, unfiltered I'm sure.
In the aroma are grains and fruit, namely grapefruit and peach. Some yeasty and bready whiffs are also there. Really has a great citrusy scent with a touch of banana.
In the taste, pine, grapefruit, green tea, spice, grain - an overall homage to hops and malted rye. The hops used are fruity as hell, if hell was to be fruity. The rye adds a nice depth of grainy and spicy undertones.
Medium bodied, smooth feel. Adequate medium carbonation.
Overall, this is damn tasty, and a nice, affordable canned option. Thumbs up on this one!

Serving type: can

04-19-2014 23:27:11 | More by Stinkypuss
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superspak

Michigan

4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce can into pint glass, no canning date. Pours fairly hazy golden orange color with a 2 finger dense off white head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Spotty foamy lacing clings on the glass, with some light streaming carbonation. Aromas of tangerine, grapefruit, lemon zest, orange peel, pineapple, citrus rind, floral, grass, light pine, light caramel, spicy rye, and floral/grassy earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of juicy citrus/floral hops and moderate caramel/rye malt sweetness; with good strength. Taste of big tangerine, grapefruit, lemon zest, orange peel, pineapple, citrus rind, floral, grass, light pine, light caramel, spicy rye, and floral/grassy earthiness. Good amount of pine/grassy bitterness and rye spiciness on the finish; with lingering notes of tangerine, grapefruit, lemon/orange zest, pineapple, citrus rind, floral, grass, light caramel, spicy rye, and floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Damn nice balance and complexity of juicy citrus/grassy hops and moderate rye/caramel malt sweetness; with a great malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a smooth and fairly creamy/sticky mouthfeel that is great. Alcohol is well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a damn nice rye IPA! All around great balance and complexity of juicy citrus/grassy hops and moderate caramel/rye malt sweetness; and extremely smooth to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

Serving type: can

07-20-2014 03:49:33 | More by superspak
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drewone

California

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

03-20-2014 02:42:43 | More by drewone
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bluejacket74

Ohio

3.96/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12 ounce can. Served in a DFH IPA glass, the beer pours a hazy dark gold color with a half inch off-white head. Head retention is decent, and there's a good amount of lacing. The brew smells like caramel malt, rye, light citrusy hops, toffee, and some bready malt. Taste is similar to the aroma, but there's also some peppery spice and a lingering bitter finish. Mouthfeel/body is medium, it's slick with moderate carbonation. I liked this brew, it's definitely worth trying.

Serving type: can

03-13-2014 22:54:23 | More by bluejacket74
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

4/5  rDev +2.3%

12-14-2013 20:52:51 | More by Cynic-ale
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Duff27

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

04-20-2014 12:17:51 | More by Duff27
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aasher

Indiana

4.15/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

This one pours a light bodied, very pale and faint gold in color with only a white lacing around the glass. The nose is light, bright, and clean. It features a nice and fresh, almost galaxy esque hop profile. It's somewhat dry and citrusy. The flavors are also very fresh and somewhat floral. It features a really nice hop profile. It's very light in body and far too drinkable. If this were in cans it would be a huge hit in the summer. The sessionability of this beer is through the roof. I'd say it drinks more like a hoppy pale than a true IPA but it's a really nice and easy drinking IPA nonetheless.

Serving type: growler

10-23-2012 21:55:50 | More by aasher
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Lare453

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

04-04-2014 01:50:11 | More by Lare453
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maximum12

Minnesota

3.43/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to fiver29 for this gorgeous creature tossed into a recent trade...he knows what I like. 12 oz. can dumped into my favorite snifter, because.

With the spring/winter wind roaring outside - seriously, 60 degrees, thunder, 30MPH winds, snow, 20 degrees within about 12 hours - the pour is a filmy mid-yellow with a fair amount of sediment in the swirling eddies. The nose gets my head bobbing. Great punch of rye spiciness, grassy/floral hops, caramel, light sweetness. Eleven words don't do it justice, the ingredients jell together really well.

Hop Ryot peaks before the first sip. The pretty nose isn't as tightly integrated taste-wise, & the dominant aspect is an earthiness that may come either from the hops or the rye & puts me off just a touch (just not a fan of dankness). The hops are leafy, but the underlying caramel comes through, enough to confuse the faint bitterness. Bit of graininess at the end, & the bitterness does grow slowly. A bit heavy for an IPA.

The hop-profile just isn't my thing; too dank, too earthy, & the interaction with the nice rye notes was first-date-in-a-thong awkward. Still pretty good.

Serving type: can

04-01-2014 02:26:28 | More by maximum12
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TheBeerAlmanac

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

03-26-2014 19:53:20 | More by TheBeerAlmanac
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

07-05-2014 17:22:31 | More by Axnjxn
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DavoleBomb

Ohio

3.63/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a perfect pint.

4.0 A: Moderately hazed light orange color. Two fingers of frothy/creamy off-white head. Retention is good and a finger of lacing is left.

3.75 S: Pleasant intermingling of earthy and grassy hops with the earthy spiciness of the rye. Toasted malts underneath. On the drier side, but well balanced overall.

3.5 T: Same as the nose. Earthy spicy rye, earthy and grassy hops, toasted malts.

3.5 M: Lighter medium body. Good moderate carbonation. Light creaminess and super smooth.

3.75 D: Pretty solid overall.

Serving type: can

03-29-2014 20:04:51 | More by DavoleBomb
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outoffocus

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

09-23-2013 21:33:23 | More by outoffocus
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Hop Ryot from Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 213 ratings.