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Style:
American Pale Ale (APA)
Ranked #168
ABV:
5.5%
Score:
90
Ranked #5,188
Avg:
4.1 | pDev: 6.34%
Reviews:
31
Ratings:
102
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Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
 
Ohio, United States
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SCORE
90
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Reviews by damndirtyape:
Photo of damndirtyape
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz can, canned 03-20-18. Served in a tulip stout glass.

Appearance: Hazy Translucent pale gold. Thick white foam, with sudsy persistent lacing.

Smell: Lots of citrus - orange, lemon, grapefruit. A hint of floral as well.

Taste: A little bit sweet with bready malt, with a good hit of citrus hops, but mostly orange coming through. Quite balanced given all the hop aroma, not that bitter - just enough, but still a bit on the sweet side vs. other dry hopped APAs I've had.

Mouthfeel: Chewy, good carbonation and thickness, dry finish, and sticky on the teeth.

Overall / Drinkability: I'm guessing this is Jackie O's "jump on the cloudy APA/IPA bandwagon beer", but it is well crafted even if I think it is copying a prevalent style at the moment. Easily drinkable and paired well with refried bean burritos, and I would not mind having another, so definitely a good all-around APA.

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Photo of Sabtos
3.97/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Semi-hazy pale orange-yellow with a large, lumpy white foam that settles slowly leaving thick chunks of sponge on the glass.

Smell is sticky, overripe peach and pineapple that's dank and peppery with a hint of mango bubblegum.

Taste is fruity of pineapple and peach, spicy of cannabis, yet malty of biscuit and cracker. This is tangy and semi-bitter with a very nice combination of complexity and easy drinking. Everything becomes a little less pronounced as the session comes to a close, however.

Body is moderate to light with a fluffy but fleetingly crisp carbonation, finishing cottony and semi-dry.

The is an excellent approach to the style without going overboard, It may even be a hair too restrained, but I can understand their hesitation at going full bore, being against it for so long.

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Photo of Lucular
4.21/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

5 oz pour on tap. A delicious, crushable modern hop hazy pale ale. Aroma and flavor are tropical/citrus fruits and a hint of crackery/bready malt. I need to try more hoppy stuff from Jackie O's!

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Photo of paulish
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fermentedbarley
4.39/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Blakek8665
4.59/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A very surprising brew. Cloudy and opaque presentation belies the subtle interesting taste and balance. Yes you will take a long drink at first given it’s surprisingly smooth yet interesting finish. It is memorable. You will seek this out as an addition to your rotation. To try it is to retry it. A pleasant brew.

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Photo of tigg924
4.54/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Pours hazy, orange yellow in color with half inch head. Taste is big peach, lactose, and sour orange. Full bodied, bitter with moderate carbonation. Nice and tropical. Great first experience with the brewery. Body is amazing.

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Photo of gehille
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WoodBrew
4.21/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I got a 6pck of this from my local meijer store. It poured a hazy yellow with white head that is leaving some lace. The scent had tropical fruit peel notes. The taste was nicely balanced and easy to drink with tropical fruit peel presence. The mouthfeel was lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall its a solid beer.

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Photo of DrewTheBrew
4.27/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of guzzleacoldone
4.02/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Kwright
5/5  rDev +22%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Beers-es
3.84/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

From a 6-week-old can, pours a moderately hazy light gold. An inch of white foam leaves spots of lacing. Smell hits me while pouring—tropical, citrus and a touch of pine. Taste fails to follow through however, kind of one dimensional and light. Feel lacks body and borders on thin. Crushable, but that's not really something I want in a NEIPA.

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Photo of trdtercel92
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of superspak
4.03/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce can into tulip glass; unreadable can dating, but was just released. Pours very hazy/cloudy deep golden amber color with a 2 finger dense and rocky off white head with fantastic retention, that reduces to a large cap that lasts. Thick soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Fantastic appearance. Aromas of big mandarin orange juice, red grapefruit, lemon, lime, peach, pear, pineapple, apricot, passion fruit, papaya, mango, honeydew, watermelon, guava, gooseberry, red apple, citrus peel/rind, wood, peppercorn, pine, wheat, cracker, biscuit dough, light honey, and herbal/floral/grassy earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of citrus/fruity/tropical/earthy hops and bready malt notes; with great strength. Taste of big mandarin orange juice, red grapefruit, lemon, lime, peach, pear, pineapple, apricot, passion fruit, papaya, mango, honeydew, watermelon, guava, gooseberry, red apple, citrus peel/rind, wood, peppercorn, pine, wheat, cracker, biscuit dough, light honey, and herbal/floral/grassy earthiness. Light-moderate pine, citrus peel/rind, herbal, woody, floral, grassy, peppery bitterness on the finish. Lingering notes of mandarin orange juice, red grapefruit, lemon, lime, peach, pear, pineapple, apricot, passion fruit, papaya, mango, honeydew, watermelon, guava, gooseberry, red apple, citrus peel/rind, wood, peppercorn, pine, wheat, cracker, biscuit dough, light honey, and herbal/floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Great complexity, robustness, and balance of citrus/fruity/tropical/earthy hops and bready malt flavors; with a great malt/bitterness balance, and no lingering hop astringency after the finish. Light-moderate increasing dryness from bitterness. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, creamy/bready/grainy, and fairly crisp/sticky/resinous/rindy mouthfeel that is great. Zero warming alcohol for 5.5%. Overall this is an excellent NEAPA. All around great complexity, robustness, and balance of citrus/fruity/tropical/earthy hops and bready malt flavors; very smooth and fairly crisp/refreshing to drink with the mellowly bitter/resinous/drying finish. Nicely soft feel, and not aggressive. Feels like Simcoe, Citra, Galaxy, and El Dorado. Very juicy, vibrant, and fairly dank/earthy hop complexity; with a great balanced wheat/oat/malt backbone. Minimal residual sweetness with lingering crisp dryness. A really enjoyable offering, and impressively spot on style example.

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Photo of OhioLimoncello
4.49/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Really liked this double dry-hopped hazy pale ale. Can was 8 weeks old when poured, nice 1 inch head, minimal lacing, and had very strong grapefruit and tropical fruit aromas. The taste was very satisfying and light, with the hops dominating over the light malt backbone. This is exactly what I want to finish with, during the hot, humid days of summer!

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Photo of Spellogue
4.3/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pourers from can w/ 7/24/19 canned on date into a conical pint glass.

1/4 inch white head dissipated to a spotty film w/in 90 seconds. Very hazy straw color, still translucent but nearly opaque.

Very strong pineapple nose with guava undertones. Slightest hint of floral hops.

Prickly carbonation and bittering hop alphas on the forefront of the attack. Body is surprisingly thin matching a juicy apple-slice crispness. Not as much tropical fruit on the palate as the aroma would suggest.
More bittering hop notes work through drier malt character into a dry grassy, hay-like finish mirroring the color. Slightly perfumed floral highlights with a touch of lime linger.

Complex enough to ponder, simple enough to quaff. More hoppy bitter than the hop flavor/aroma tones I anticipated; borders on an IPA style-wise. A solid, interesting effort from these OU brewers.

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Photo of KMcGrath
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of buschbeer
4.1/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12 FL OZ can
Served in a tulip glass

This beer pours a hazy pale yellow color. It is topped with an inch of off white head that leaves spotty lacing.

It has a nice citrus and tropical fruit aroma.

The taste is grapefruit, orange, pineapple, and light pine in the finish.

Medium bodied with creamy mouthfeel

It is a tasty, easy drinking pale ale.

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Photo of VeganUndead
3.73/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JamieDuncan
3.96/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cd_beer_disapear
4.56/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of PittBeerGirl
4.45/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Nichols33
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of clayrock81
3.9/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a cloudy, yellow-gold body with minimal head and lace patches down glass. Earthy, dirty aroma, even spicy in a peppery/funky way, with some floral hop notes and a light sweetness. Light to medium body, a mild juicy bitterness balances with earthy hops and a dirty dryness and has a crisp finish. Easy to drink although it gets tiring, so to say, after a while.

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Who Cooks For You from Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
Beer rating: 90 out of 100 with 102 ratings