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The Big O - O'so Brewing Company & Tap House

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BA SCORE
76
okay

78 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 78
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.27
pDev: 16.51%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
O'so Brewing Company & Tap House visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ibashmuck on 05-11-2008)
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2.75/5  rDev -15.9%

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2.5/5  rDev -23.5%

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3/5  rDev -8.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

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3/5  rDev -8.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -15.9%

hilgart1, Jan 27, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

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3/5  rDev -8.3%

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Photo of TMoney2591
3.03/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Served in an Ohio State shaker pint glass.

Tackling a new-to-the-area brewery with their blonde ale. It pours a lightly-hazy straw topped by a finger of lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises coriander, light wheat, cardamom, flowers, and very light biscuit. The taste holds notes of light lemon zest, grass, and light wheat. The body is a hefty light, with a light moderate carbonation and a dry, crisp-ish finish. Overall, this stuff is the epitome of average, through and through. It's not bad, per se, but it doesn't lend itself to any real praise of any kind. Yup, I'm bored...

TMoney2591, Dec 27, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

elcrawl, Oct 14, 2012
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3/5  rDev -8.3%

NilocRellim, Sep 29, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Eh. One dimensional. Too much lemon. Dumb name for a beer. (Seriously. Let's get our hands off our genitalia and sincerely try to come up with something original, unique and creative. Not just the sexually toned stuff that makes people giggle.) Very acidic this beer. It kind of works, in its own way, but I am uninspired. Eh. I dunno. This is a decent beer. I think the neanderthal beer name might be what turns me off.

RblWthACoz, Aug 23, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -15.9%

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3.4/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A-golden yellow with a thin white head. Fairly cloudy
S-zesty grapefruit aroma is dominant light clean barley malt
T-very tart citric and lactic acids upfront with a clean malt yet fairly weak backbone that finishes sour
M-lots of carbonation zing. Light bodied
O-an unusual beer. A bit heavy on the sour. Refreshing on a hot day. Recommended for sour fans. Not for the typical blonde fan

deebo, Aug 04, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +7%

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3.03/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A=brilliantly clear with little head.

S=slightly soapy, faint caramel

T=Slightly sweet up front, dry finish, but, well, bland.

M=Feels about right, except carbonation is low. Could use a little more fizz.

Overall assessment - The lable says zippy, crisp, tangy, luminous, subtle, sunny, unique, jubilant. This is way overblown. A simple blond beer that should appeal to the masses is what this beer is. I appreciate the need for such a beer. I don't even dislike it. But I do feel like they should advertize it a bit more truthfully by mentionin a style that best fits the beer. BA says American blond, which seems about right,

pweis909, Jun 25, 2012
The Big O from O'so Brewing Company & Tap House
76 out of 100 based on 78 ratings.