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Evelyn - Jackie O's Pub & Brewery

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BA SCORE
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108 Ratings
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Ratings: 108
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 8.53%
Wants: 56
Gots: 17 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Jackie O's Pub & Brewery visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
We took our Razz wheat and soured it with B. Lambicus, Pediocaccus, and Lactobacilious it was then blended with our Organic Honey Nut Brown. Then blend was keg conditioned for 6 months allowing the wild yeast and bacteria to gorge themselves on the sugar rich nut brown portion of the blend. This beer is ripe with complexities including a fruity, musty, beady, and leathery nose and a light caramel covered raspberry flavor that finishes very tart and semi dry.

(Beer added by: seeswo on 05-28-2012)
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jlindros

Massachusetts

4.3/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to rudzud for sharing.

Light fizzy head, dark mahogany brown color with plenty of ruby light.

Nose complex tart fruit, raspberries very nice, sour malts, malt vinegar, light caramel and cocoa, molasses, light barrel, etc.

Taste sour malts, malt vinegar, sour raspberry, tart fruits, dark malts like brown sugar and creamy brown malts, hint of molasses and caramel, nice overall sourness and a cranberry like tartness. Tart sticky finish tart sour malts and raspberry.

Mouth is med bodied, sticky little flemmy, decent carb.

Overall a nice beer, good dark malts with great raspberry fruit and good sour flavors, very well done and tasty.

Serving type: bottle

02-18-2013 02:08:10 | More by jlindros
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oregonskibum

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

02-17-2013 05:58:45 | More by oregonskibum
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kscaldef

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

02-12-2013 02:39:24 | More by kscaldef
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ehammond1


3.95/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle (2012)

Thanks for opening this with me, BdubleEdubleRUN!

Dark rose and maroon. Lots of ruby tones. No clarity though--this beer is clouded with chunks of fruit. Very nice. I like!

Lots of berry character in the aroma, with big notes of oak, some lactic character, though not a ton, and a bit of dried grass.

Flavor is very fruit-forward as well, nearly juice like, if not for the complementary oak, earth, and moderate sour character. Very tasty.

Medium to full in body, especially for the style, with moderate carbonation.

Another winner from Jackie O's. Whales, bro.

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2013 22:39:45 | More by ehammond1
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oline73

Maryland

4.15/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle into a Chimay goblet. This is bottle 59/380.

Appearance: The beer pours a clear mahogany color that has a strong red tint to it. There is a layer of off white head that quickly fades to a thin ring around the pour.

Smell: There is a strong sweet and sour component to this one. I'm getting sweet, jam like raspberries along with a tart vinegar note and some dark sour like funk.

Taste: There isn't as much sweet raspberry here as there was in the smell. The raspberries are still here, they just show up more in the tart component. There is a hint of vinegar along with the raspberries. There is just a touch of sweetness underneath the tart raspberries. The finish is sour.

Mouthfeel: The body is medium with aggressively tingly carbonation and a dry finish.

Overall: This is a very good raspberry sour. I would have liked a little bit more sweetness from the fruit in the taste, but I still really liked it.

Serving type: bottle

12-19-2012 22:36:42 | More by oline73
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Thorpe429

Illinois

4.1/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottle next to the campfire after having picked up my bottles as Jackie O’s earlier in the day. Served in a wine glass. Pours a beautiful pink-red with a touch of a garnet hue. Nose is loads of fresh, tart raspberries alongside some lactic acid and restrained earthiness. Flavor is full of tart red raspberries. Behind those come some nice musty, earthy notes. Acidity in the background. Acid and fruit balance is quite nice, with enough funk to add the right amount of complexity. Very nice.

Serving type: bottle

12-16-2012 19:35:40 | More by Thorpe429
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CheapBeerBuzz

California

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

12-09-2012 07:54:11 | More by CheapBeerBuzz
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drabmuh

Maryland

4/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle shared by yourefragile. At the time of this review this is #44 on the "Top Beers - American Wild Ale" list on beeradvocate.com. Served in a snifter.

Beer is brown and really hazy with a tan head of small bubbles, lazy, breaks quickly, pulls to the walls of the glass. No lacing, moderate to low carbonation.

Aroma is complex, oak, vinous, succinic and lactic with hints of a sharp acetic character.

Beer is nice, light in body tart on the finish. Effervescent on the palate with a relatively dry finish. I'd have it again. It sort of reminds me of consecration but not quite as good.

Serving type: bottle

12-04-2012 14:15:53 | More by drabmuh
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Brew33

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -34.8%

12-03-2012 18:51:28 | More by Brew33
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InebriatedJoker

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

11-11-2012 19:23:01 | More by InebriatedJoker
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BdubleEdubleRUN

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

10-29-2012 18:20:41 | More by BdubleEdubleRUN
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TheBeerologist

Rhode Island

4.85/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

22oz bottle poured into a Jackie O's Munich glass

Pours a reddish amber with a thin, 1/2 finger beige head

Smells of funk and berries - sour/lacto, with a heavy dose of the razz wheat and a bit of roastiness as well

This is straight up tart, and really well balanced with the raspberry. Maybe a bit of oak/wood, but really predominately sour/lacto and berry. Definitely the tartest beer I have had from Jackie O's.

Mouthfeel is full and light at the same time (can that really work? - it does here) Nicely carbonated, truly a pleasure

Overall a fantastic sour and certainly my favorite that has been released by Jackie O's. I wish I had several more of these.

Serving type: bottle

10-06-2012 23:52:31 | More by TheBeerologist
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doucmehu

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -28.9%

10-02-2012 04:29:05 | More by doucmehu
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nlmartin

Ohio

4.48/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The beer was chilled and served in a snifter.

A- The body of the beer is a light brown coloration. The head was very short lived and quickly desolved. No lacing noted on my glass.

S- The aroma of the beer is loaded with semi sweet and tart raspberries. The aroma is lightly soured. A bit of chocolate and some leathery notes are present.

T- The beers flavor leads with tart raspberries. The sourness rides in on a raspberry tide. Well done.

M- The body of the beer is light. The carbonation is gentle. The beer has a very dry finish.

O- I am really enjoying the interplay of sour and tart raspberry flavors in this beer. The sourness of the beer never reaches oppresiveness. Frankly I was sad to see how fast this beer disappeared from my glass.

Serving type: bottle

09-08-2012 10:48:27 | More by nlmartin
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trxxpaxxs

New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

08-30-2012 12:41:59 | More by trxxpaxxs
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supercolter

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

08-26-2012 23:47:15 | More by supercolter
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MasterSki

Illinois

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

Bottle shared by Eric at the annual pre-Toronado bottle share. Served in a taster glass of some sort.

A - White foam settles to a thin collar, leaving a few splotches of lace. Dark amber body.

S - Interesting mix of flavors here - the raspberry wheat component is front and center, but the nuts and chocolate from the brown ale also show up. The aroma isn't intensely 'wild', with some tart fruit and mild lactic character, but it's quite nice all the same.

T - The taste is significantly more sour and acidic, with some definite lactobacillious presence. Again, some raspberries, wheat, and milk chocolate malt flavors, as well as a mild leathery flavor that I initially mistook for wood.

M - Very dry, medium body, with pleasant carbonation. No obvious alcohol here, although neither blend component was very high in ABV to begin with.

D - Not what I was expecting when I heard this was a 'raspberry sour', but quite enjoyable anyway. A promising start to Jackie O's STAFF program and a beer I would happily drink again.

Serving type: bottle

08-20-2012 13:18:30 | More by MasterSki
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barleywinefiend

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Poured a reddish brown with light raspbeery hues, nice frothy dirty white cap, bubbles a nice amount of light lacing

S: Paspberry all the way; both fresh and puree with a funkiness, stinging and lacto presence with sm old wood and pinch of wheat

T: Lacto ran away with this beer. Nice freesh raspberry lockjaw with a prominent little booze sting with hay, light funk, Earthy and elments of old oak and wood, measure of vanilla. The finish is very acidic

M: Medium bodied, well carbonated, funk and sour but th raspberries are very nice

O: Nicely done.

Serving type: bottle

08-11-2012 16:39:46 | More by barleywinefiend
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AgentZero

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

08-11-2012 03:43:38 | More by AgentZero
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tewaris

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Shared by dc55110, thanks!

Hazy, reddish, blood brown with a fast departing head. Quite complex aroma that was off putting at first but got enjoyable soon --- framboise, earth and grass.

I preferred aroma to taste; I found the intense sourness hindering to the enjoyment of this beer. There was also an odd nuttiness in the finish but I am neutral about that. The body and carbonation were fine.

It was a good beer but too acetic and sour for my taste.

3.5, 4, 3.5, 4, 4

Serving type: bottle

08-09-2012 22:20:55 | More by tewaris
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sliverX

S. Georgia & S. Sandwich Isls.

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

08-08-2012 16:13:07 | More by sliverX
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ThePorterSorter

Missouri

4.03/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a dark brown with becomes a clear light brown held up to the light. The is almost no head. The nose is a sour, fruity raspberry with a touch of sweetness. The taste is rather funky blend of sweet and tart with an excellent dry raspberry finish. It drinks very similar to an oud bruin, but doesn't have an intensely dry finish.

Serving type: bottle

08-04-2012 02:30:54 | More by ThePorterSorter
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dogfishandi

New York

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

07-29-2012 17:12:51 | More by dogfishandi
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vrbulldog22

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

07-29-2012 14:00:13 | More by vrbulldog22
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metalgdog

New York

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

07-29-2012 13:51:19 | More by metalgdog
Evelyn from Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 108 ratings.