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Dixie Jazz - Dixie Brewing Co.

Dixie JazzDixie Jazz

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64
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86 Ratings
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Ratings: 86
Reviews: 62
rAvg: 2.59
pDev: 22.39%


Brewed by:
Dixie Brewing Co.
Louisiana, United States

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  4.13% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Dogbrick on 11-05-2002)
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Reviews by Denali:
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Denali

Pennsylvania

2.17/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 4 | smell: 1 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Package: 12-ounce bottle. Black label with silver trim and a picture of a hep-cat wearing sunglasses and playing a trumpet. No vintage date – hopefully that’s good enough for Jazz.

Appearance: Orange-amber with off-white thick head that laced nicely. When first poured, lots of effervescence was evident as a continuous stream of bubbles continued to rise up to the head.

Smell: Sickly sweet malt aroma. Aroma got worse as the beer warmed up.

Taste: Bitter taste up front, immediately followed by super strong horrible metallic taste. As the beer aired out and warmed up a bit, the metallic taste lessened more and more, allowing a slight malt flavor to come through. Nutty and grain-like aftertaste. Taste improved as the beer warmed up.

Mouthfeel: Thin (it’s a light beer) with moderate carbonation.

Drinkability: Did not make me want to have another. Heck, I didn’t even want to finish the one I had.

Comments: Not too good. I liked the appearance – nice color and the head lasted for the entire beer. Smell was horrid. Taste wasn’t too bad, once the metallic taste went away. Yet another lesson from schoolteacher and biruchan. Hmmm…where did they come up with their lesson plan?

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2003 17:53:40 | More by Denali
More User Reviews:
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WoodBrew

Illinois

2.9/5  rDev +12%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

The Dixie Jazz is a smooth easy drinking beer. It poured a clear yellow color with thin white head that is not leaving a lacing. I am not sure why they call this an light amber when it is yellow in color. The scent is more malty. The taste is evenly balanced....nothing spectacular. The mouthfeel is lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall this is ok.

Serving type: bottle

03-30-2014 02:10:43 | More by WoodBrew
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Jame515

Texas

3/5  rDev +15.8%

03-04-2014 01:17:09 | More by Jame515
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barryjg

Texas

2.25/5  rDev -13.1%

02-26-2014 10:49:32 | More by barryjg
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Shafaegalo

Texas

3/5  rDev +15.8%

01-12-2014 20:11:52 | More by Shafaegalo
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rorjets

Connecticut

3/5  rDev +15.8%

12-16-2013 03:01:07 | More by rorjets
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jaydoc

Kansas

2.25/5  rDev -13.1%

11-13-2013 03:29:16 | More by jaydoc
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -3.5%

10-04-2013 13:16:13 | More by ejimhof
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RedneckBeerz

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -3.5%

09-01-2013 06:13:51 | More by RedneckBeerz
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

2.7/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A: Pours a crystal clear medium yellow in color with significant amounts of visible carbonation and faint hints of golden yellow highlights. The beer has a two finger tall cloud-like foamy bright white head that slowly reduces to

S: Light to moderate aromas of bready malts with corn adjuncts and very light hints of grassy hops. When I first opened the bottle there was an initial aroma of skunk but it faded fairly quickly.

T: Upfront there is a light to moderate flavor of bready malts with a moderate flavor of corn adjunct sweetness. Very light hints of grassy hops and minimal amounts of bitterness. Overall, I would say this Light Lager is slightly sweet.

M: Light to medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Relatively smooth.

O: Tastes more like a AAL than a Light Lager which is can be read as a positive in my opinion since the majority of Light Lagers have minimal amounts of taste and a watery body. Not overly interesting but I was not really expecting that for the style, I could have more than one of these and it light be good for a summer outdoor event.

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2013 23:34:46 | More by dbrauneis
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harpus

Alabama

2.5/5  rDev -3.5%

07-10-2013 15:12:56 | More by harpus
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jzlyo

Iowa

2.5/5  rDev -3.5%

07-08-2013 02:31:48 | More by jzlyo
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enelson

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -3.5%

06-15-2013 18:28:26 | More by enelson
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RCLOHR267

Indiana

1/5  rDev -61.4%

06-02-2013 20:02:08 | More by RCLOHR267
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WDJersey

Louisiana

2/5  rDev -22.8%

05-11-2013 04:43:55 | More by WDJersey
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

4.15/5  rDev +60.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dixie Jazz Amber Light has a thin, off-white head and a semi-clear, golden appearance, with some bubbles and essentially no lacing left on the glass. The aroma is of sweet, sour, and roasted grain, and the flavor is of those elements, with an added toffee note, and a back sip bitterness. Mouthfeel is light and watery, and Dixie Jazz finishes crisp, clean, refreshing, and drinkable. Overall, this is an excellent and unusual light beer and is most certainly worth a try.

RJT

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2013 14:07:56 | More by RonaldTheriot
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tbryan5

Louisiana

2.75/5  rDev +6.2%

04-18-2013 21:19:11 | More by tbryan5
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elBecko

Kentucky

2.5/5  rDev -3.5%

02-02-2013 03:40:24 | More by elBecko
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beerme626

Kentucky

2.25/5  rDev -13.1%

02-02-2013 03:28:45 | More by beerme626
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biboergosum

Alberta (Canada)

1.63/5  rDev -37.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25

12oz bottle, another re-jiggered, re-labeled offering from the Dixie Brewing Company, via the Minhas outfit in Monroe, WI, and for you Yankee and Confederate locals alike, hopefully only until the Louisiana operation gets back up and running - take my way-too-experienced word for it.

This beer pours a hazy medium golden straw colour, with one plump finger of foamy, bubble white head, which leaves a low sharply rocky vista of shoreline lace around the glass as it quickly fades away.

It smells of bready cereal malt, corn and rice well represented in a true overslept breakfast experience, stale apple cores, and overripe, browned pear flesh, with some hovering herbal, leafy hop-like essences, and that, yes, here it comes, that sickly fruit melded with plastic astringency so endemic in this brewer's wares, contract or not. The taste is rather over-sweetened adjunct malt - you can really get the corn grist and rice cakes in this one, but barely before a sickly plastic, petrochemical gag-fest chokes you to your very core, with some distracting, but not not at all improved, incoherent nail polish notes tacked on for good measure.

The bubbles are damned near non-existent, the body an actual medium weight, but not through any sane or normal brewing method sense of the word, and smooth with a signed deed from dear ol' Satan himself. It finishes damned-near saccharine sweet, the overwrought adjunct malt, diacetyl, and simmering veggies all making a pledge to further ruin my day.

Erp. I don't know what this particular offering was like when originally brewed in Cajun country, but I can't imagine that it would have been worse than this dreck. A sugary mess, one for which I lack the cajones to recommend to annny-one.

Serving type: bottle

01-13-2013 04:21:49 | More by biboergosum
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spycow

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev +6.2%

01-12-2013 07:56:10 | More by spycow
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BierStein711

Illinois

4.4/5  rDev +69.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottle into mug! A lot better than the majority of light lagers out on the shelves.

Three finger head, amber colored beer, just like the name sounds.

Smells of corn. Tastes a little like corn too...

But, this is a good tasting corn, but aside from the malt, corn, and a small hop finish,... there isn't much to see here. However, this is a good 92 calorie beer for someone who does not want BMC.

Mouthfeel: Smooth with a bite at the end.

Overall, refreshing beer! Seek it out today. If I was focused on finding a good light beer, I would commit to a six pack.

Serving type: bottle

12-22-2012 07:48:49 | More by BierStein711
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ruckus232

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev +25.5%

12-09-2012 01:23:39 | More by ruckus232
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suavitaer

Alabama

2.5/5  rDev -3.5%

09-04-2012 02:37:17 | More by suavitaer
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Highstplz

Indiana

1.25/5  rDev -51.7%

08-31-2012 01:42:46 | More by Highstplz
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Dixie Jazz from Dixie Brewing Co.
64 out of 100 based on 86 ratings.