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Jackie O's Brewpub

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Jackie O's Brewpub
Ohio, United States
American Blonde Ale
Ranked #11
Ranked #5,721
4.15 | pDev: 8.43%
Sunday at 09:40 PM
May 24, 2015
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Notes: Golden/Blonde Ale conditioned on coffee beans
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Rated: 4.13 by RalphStanley34 from French Polynesia

Sunday at 09:40 PM
Rated: 3.35 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Jan 27, 2022
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Reviewed by Brutaltruth from Ohio

4.17/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
From the 12 oz can in a snifter. This fridge lurker pours a chill hazed
amber with a nice head of white foam that settles to a thick ring, thin
clumping layer, and shows some nice light lacing. Nose of coffee,
caramel, light cream, and subtle breaded notes. Flavors follow but
are so well presented with caramel, cream, soft grains, light
breaded malts, and mellow cold press coffee. Nice mouth feel;
medium body, medium light carbonation that is nicely effervescent,
and a lightly dry finish.

Overall ,a solid little brew

Aug 08, 2021
Rated: 3 by GRhoads from Ohio

May 04, 2021
Rated: 3.94 by Chuckdiesel24 from Illinois

Apr 21, 2021
Rated: 3.94 by travelguy from Ohio

Apr 03, 2021
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Reviewed by Manta200 from Kentucky

4.19/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
6-pack from Jungle Jim's
Pours a deep golden color with a thick fluffy white head.
Aroma has lots of coffee notes
Taste is sweet coffee with a hint of hops in the finish.
Light body, easy drinkable.
Mar 31, 2021
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Reviewed by Tsar_Riga from Indiana

4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
A - Pours a hazy dark orange body, white head. Thin cap, lots of lacing, small bubble and sticky.

S - A malt hit, a coffee note, and a subtle grassy hop.

T - Solid coffee flavor over the soft malt core, vanilla highlights, and a slight bitterness in the finish.

M - Brisk carbonation, fairly light body, spiky, quick finish.

O - I am not a huge blonde beer fan, and prefer my coffee notes with stronger roasted malts a la porter or stout. That said, this is a tasty and solid experience.
Mar 13, 2021
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Reviewed by DrDemento456 from Pennsylvania

4.3/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Straight up beer cold coffee with a 1/4 inch of foam that even surprisingly sticks around for quite a bit! Sweet with vanilla in the lactose mild coffee and very easy to quaff back. I could see why the reviews are so high I can't think of a better blonde ale especially a coffee one that has this level of balance without any sour or dry grainy body. Pick you up some!
Mar 04, 2021
Rated: 4.21 by 1mrbeer from Ohio

Feb 21, 2021
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Reviewed by jzlyo from Iowa

3.77/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Aroma is coffee, malts, mild lactose and nutty. The flavor is coffee, malts, mild fruit, a hint of lactose and a big acidic/slightly sour/hint of spicy finish.
Jan 17, 2021
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Reviewed by Blogjackets from Ohio

4.23/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
A golden ale with lactose and coffee. Nice coffee aroma with good mouthfeel for a golden (thanks lactose). Taste features coffee with hints of vanilla and a nice mild bitter finish. Modest ABV makes this a good afternoon drinker. Hugh,y enjoyable.
Jan 01, 2021
Rated: 4.22 by Hoptometrist from Ohio

Dec 29, 2020
Rated: 4.07 by bschmidt_37 from Illinois

Dec 04, 2020
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Reviewed by bluejacket74 from Ohio

4.21/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
12 ounce can, canned on 09-02-20 stamped on the bottom of the can. Thanks to Brutaltruth for this one! Served in a pint glass, the beer pours a mostly clear dark gold color with about an inch white head. Head retention and lacing are both good. I like the aroma, the brew smells mostly like coffee, along with some cream and grainy malt. Taste is pretty much just like the aroma to me. Coffee flavor is the strongest, followed by the grainy malt. Mouthfeel/body is light/medium, it's smooth and easy enough to drink with a moderate amount of carbonation. I thought it was a good overall coffee blonde ale, certainly worth picking up if you're into coffee beers!
Nov 01, 2020
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Reviewed by WoodBrew from Ohio

4.1/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
I got a 6pck of this beer from my local meijer store. It poured a clear golden with white head that is leaving some lace. The scent had vanilla latte notes. The taste was nicely balanced and easy to drink with coffee cream presence. The mouthfeel was medium in body and had good carbonation. Overall it is a brilliant beer.
Oct 27, 2020
Rated: 3.99 by West_Chester_Ale_Tester from Ohio

Oct 06, 2020
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Reviewed by drdiesel9483 from Ohio

4.27/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Look - fantastic clear golden copper color with a nice white head
Smell - coffee coffee and more coffee
Taste - roasty coffee golden ale taste
Feel - medium body and carb slight creamy
Overall - really enjoy this since I love coffee, kind of like a cold brew
Jul 24, 2020
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Reviewed by Mrseanworldwide from Ohio

4.14/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Cool Beans is Good Stuff. Blonde ale with a healthy coffee bean flavor and touch of velvety feel. This is the kind of beer that’s suuuper easy to drink and Enjoy every sip.
Oct 04, 2019
Rated: 4.66 by CDBeerDisappear from Ohio

Aug 09, 2019
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Reviewed by Sabtos from Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
They've dialed this in as of late, to where I'm deleting my 2016 review and making a whole new one.

The color is hazy burnt gold with a frothy persistent white blanket on top.

It's rounder and softer, featuring earthier, almost chocolatey coffee. This pairs well with unobtrusively complementary bready, barely toasty malt. The finish is cleanly semi-dry and fulfilling.
Aug 08, 2019
Rated: 4.17 by zach_tateman from Ohio

Feb 02, 2019
Rated: 4 by atlbravsrno1 from New Hampshire

Aug 04, 2018
Rated: 4.01 by prototypic from Ohio

Jul 01, 2018
Rated: 4.25 by sposter4 from Pennsylvania

Nov 08, 2017
Rated: 4 by Knapp85 from Pennsylvania

Sep 28, 2017
Rated: 4 by Lelampp from Ohio

Jun 17, 2017
Rated: 4 by caahare from West Virginia

Dec 17, 2016
Rated: 4.28 by Joshhersh from Ohio

Jul 02, 2016
Rated: 4.25 by meanmutt from Ohio

Jun 11, 2016
Rated: 3.75 by devilfluff from New Jersey

May 30, 2016
Rated: 4 by PA-Michigander from Pennsylvania

May 19, 2016
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Reviewed by WesMantooth from Ohio

4.15/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
I was surprised how much the blonde holds it's own. I have had plenty of cream ales that I felt couldn't support the coffee profile, and figured this beer would stuggle even more as a base, but it really shines through. The coffee aroma is stronger than the flavor, which is just a nice compliment. Light toasted grains. Semi sweet. Coffee beans pull a hit and run. A crisp clean finish with no bitterness or lingering roast in the aftertaste. More grainy. Very nice.
May 19, 2016
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Reviewed by Stevem68 from Ohio

4.34/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Pours a nice golden color. Aroma is roasted coffee bordering on espresso but not quite as bitter. Flavor is roasted coffee with a smooth semi creamy mouthfeel. Creamy like a cream ale not a milk stout. Has a soft smooth easily drinkable mouthfeel and overall a very delicious beer. I'm not a big fan of this style but this is one of the best.
May 18, 2016
Rated: 4 by chefduff2 from New York

May 14, 2016
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Rated by Ohiovania from Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Loved it. Perfect amount of coffee to compliment the base beer
May 10, 2016
Rated: 4.64 by akopczyk from Ohio

Mar 09, 2016
Rated: 4.5 by WVbeergeek from West Virginia

Mar 02, 2016
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Reviewed by Treyliff from West Virginia

4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
On tap at Jackie O's

Pours a deep golden color with a small foamy white head. Smells of herbal coffee and toasted grains. Taste is a showcase of fresh coffee, without the dark roasted malt, typically with most coffee beers. It gives it a lighter flavor. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium-low carbonation, leading to a foamy finish. An interesting beer that will be a hit with any coffee drinker
Feb 17, 2016
Rated: 4.66 by zimm421 from Ohio

Dec 12, 2015
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