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Dixie Jazz - Dixie Brewing Co.

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Dixie JazzDixie Jazz

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BA SCORE
65
poor

96 Ratings
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Ratings: 96
Reviews: 63
rAvg: 2.64
pDev: 25.38%
Wants: 2
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
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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2.25/5  rDev -14.8%

beerme626, Feb 02, 2013
Photo of beertunes
2.25/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured into 9oz Pilsener glass. Poured a semi-hazy medium yellow color with just a thin cap of white head that had no retention or lacing. Why this was called "Light Amber" on the label, I don't know, because there was nothing Amber about this beer.

The aroma was just a slightly sweet basic "beer" scent, no notable aspects reached the nose. There was a slight skunk taste that didn't show up in the nose. There was also a slightly odd funk (and not the good kind), but generally this tasted like "beer".

The body was thin, as it should be for the style, but I dinged it a bit for having a sticky finish that was mildly unpleasant. Drinkability was kind of blandly meh. Overall, this would probably make an OK lawnmower beer, but that's about it. Even at that, you could make a better choice.

beertunes, Jul 15, 2012
Photo of jwc215
2.28/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Pours golden with a one-finger head that descends to a thin head.

The smell is of some light grain. Clean.

The taste is of some light grain with a touch of non-descript hops in the middle. Something akin to club soda comes through too powerfully. It has a fizzy, abrupt finish.

Rather like carbonated water, there is hardly any "beer" going on here. "Only 92 calories..." Whatever...They might as well add - and hardly any flavor. They need to "jazz" it up a bit...

jwc215, Nov 16, 2007
Photo of Beerbythepool
2.35/5  rDev -11%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Poured from bottle to pint glass.
Nice clear copper/amber color with a 1 finger heard. Head recedes fairly quickly, I would like it to linger longer. No lacing.

Not a strong nose, but yeast, corn, and bread prevail.

First taste is bitter which is not a good sign. Finishes with a metalic taste. Coats mouth with a tin flavor. Has the tea flavor that prevails in Shiner Bock.

I had high hopes because the Voodoo Lager is decent, but this was nearly a drain pour for me and I never do that. Not enough amber and too much light in this "Amber light" and I can feel the headache coming on. I often get a headache from bad beer so maybe this is a bad example.

I can't finish this one and feel like I need to brush my teeth. Pass on this one.

Beerbythepool, Jul 24, 2009
Photo of rowew
2.35/5  rDev -11%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Presentation: 12 oz bottle, label has been updated since the attached picture. Indecipherable bottling code, ABV is marked.

Appearance: Clear orange, head fades immediately.

Smell: Slight metallic aroma, what smells like adjuncts, but could just be DMS? Meh.

Taste: Faint malt taste, just a bit of hops in the finish. Tastes better than it smells, but that isn't saying too much.

Overall impression: This is a very mediocre beer - not much in the way of flavor. I'll be drinking the rest of this six pack out of the bottle, and not thinking about it too much.

rowew, Nov 04, 2007
Photo of ChainGangGuy
2.42/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: Brilliant, albeit very light amber body with a thin, scant, white head.

Smell: Near vacant nose with just faint, fleeting wisps of grains. Cue the jazz flute!

Taste: Faint malts with the merest, most merciful touches of simple grains. Lightly sweet. Mild bitterness. Dryish, altogether weak finish.

Mouthfeel: Thin-bodied. Medium carbonation. Watery mouthfeel.

Drinkability: I believe it was Louis Armstrong that once said: "If you have to ask what an instantly forgettable, bland light lager is, you'll never know." Something like that.

ChainGangGuy, Aug 16, 2009
Photo of ElGrecoVerde
2.45/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

In a word: Dull. I forgot I drank this beer once the glass was empty.

Poured like a normal lager, with a slightly richer amber color.

Smell was sweet with some mild fruits and caramel. Unfortunately, the aromas didn't translate into flavor. There was really nothing to this beer. It was a bit sweet and grainy, but mostly watery, with very very little flavor.

There was a fairly decent, creamy feel to it at least, but overall this beer needs more of everything.

ElGrecoVerde, Mar 20, 2008
Photo of Lemke10
2.48/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

I bought a 6-pack of this from Woodman's in Janesville, WI for $5.49 in Spring 2011.

Pours a very pale amber color with a quickly diminishing head. The scent already eludes that the taste is going to be that of a cheap beer. There is at least some flavor of so wheat and malts but it is very comparable to that of Miller Lite or Bud Light. Drinks rather fast with no real texture or volume to the beer. This is one you can skip.

Lemke10, Mar 28, 2011
Photo of Dogbrick
2.48/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

This was a much prettier beer than I expected it to be. Copper/amber colored with a medium head that disappeared fast. It also blew the regular Dixie Beer to Hell, man that stuff was horrid. On to the negatives: It was not as good as the Crimson or Blackened Voodoo. While more flavorful and fuller bodied than most light beers, it was still a light beer and you can only squeeze so much out of that. Faint malt flavor and aroma was about all it had going for it.

Dogbrick, Nov 05, 2002
Photo of elBecko
2.5/5  rDev -5.3%

elBecko, Feb 02, 2013
Photo of tdm168
2.5/5  rDev -5.3%

tdm168, Jun 13, 2014
Photo of LJWalker
2.5/5  rDev -5.3%

LJWalker, Feb 07, 2012
Photo of enelson
2.5/5  rDev -5.3%

enelson, Jun 15, 2013
Photo of drtth
2.5/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Chilled and poured into a Duvel glass. Glass of cold water on the side to sip from periodically.

Appearance: The beer pours out a clear, amber/orange in color with a fluffy white ½" head that recedes reasonably slowly and leaves a patch of form in the center. There is some lacing when the beer is sipped.

Smell: The aroma is nice and clean and consists mostly of lightly roasted pale malt. There may be some apple in here but it is hard to be sure.

Taste: The flavor contains lightly roasted malt, a bit of apple fruitiness and some light sweetness. There are some traces of hop bitterness towards the end.

Mouthfeel: The mouthfeel is light, with limited soft carbonation. The finish is short and lightly dry.

Drinkability: This beer would be best cold as a thirst quencher on a hot day, otherwise not much for drinkability for this one.

drtth, May 18, 2009
Photo of DrunkinYogi
2.5/5  rDev -5.3%

DrunkinYogi, Aug 11, 2014
Photo of ejimhof
2.5/5  rDev -5.3%

ejimhof, Oct 04, 2013
Photo of RedneckBeerz
2.5/5  rDev -5.3%

RedneckBeerz, Sep 01, 2013
Photo of harpus
2.5/5  rDev -5.3%

harpus, Jul 10, 2013
Photo of suavitaer
2.5/5  rDev -5.3%

suavitaer, Sep 04, 2012
Photo of rolltide8425
2.5/5  rDev -5.3%

rolltide8425, Jul 13, 2012
Photo of duff247
2.5/5  rDev -5.3%

duff247, Dec 18, 2011
Photo of jzlyo
2.5/5  rDev -5.3%

jzlyo, Jul 08, 2013
Photo of katan
2.5/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz undated bottle into a pint

A - Amber colored pour with a strong head. Large amounts of bubbling and carbonation. Head dissipated to a film in about 15 seconds.

S - Very light and subtle sweet malt smell. Almost impossible to discern.

T - Starts with very little flavor - perhaps a bit of the malt flavors. No bitterness or excitement in a very boring mid-stream. Finishes with a tart almost oxidized bite. Very puckering.

M - Has some carbonation bite on it - but after that breaks down it seems watery.

D - Not hard to drink - can go down easy. Manageable flavor and light caloric content make this one work in the drinkability area.

I must admit that this one aint good. I wanted to like it, but failed miserably.

katan, Sep 05, 2008
Photo of metter98
2.58/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A: The beer is clear yellow in color and has a light to moderate amount of carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high white head that quickly died down but left a bit of lacing on the surface and a ring of bubbles around the edge of the glass.
S: There are aromas of bready malts and corn in the nose.
T: The taste is similar to the smell with light flavors of bready malts and corn. A bit of malty sweetness is present in the initial taste.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied and a bit smooth on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer isn’t bad for the style and has some body from the malts but the taste isn’t very interesting, especially with the flavors of corn adjuncts.

metter98, Jun 08, 2012
Photo of BilbosNuts
2.58/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured into a pint glass.

A: Pours a dark golden color with a small head that fades quickly with limited lacing.

S: Mostly grassy smells. There is also a unique sweetness that is almost like grapes.

T: There's nothing strong going on. Mostly just a light earthy taste.

M: It has a light body accompanied by a slight tingling sensation. It has a very watery feel.

D: Just an average beer. It's easy to drink, but not much is going on. Overall it's nothing special.

BilbosNuts, Mar 05, 2011
Dixie Jazz from Dixie Brewing Co.
65 out of 100 based on 96 ratings.