Jackie O's Brewpub

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Jackie O's Brewpub
Ohio, United States
English Brown Ale
Ranked #33
Ranked #21,018
3.8 | pDev: 10%
Oct 14, 2022
Aug 12, 2008
Very Good
Notes: None
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Rated: 3.83 by Whyteboar from Michigan

Oct 14, 2022
Rated: 3.78 by thin_mint from Ohio

Oct 02, 2022
Rated: 4.11 by gardner254 from Ohio

Sep 25, 2022
Rated: 4 by Scott_45 from Ohio

Sep 18, 2022
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Rated by xmanden from Michigan

3.79/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Looks opaque brown with a slight amber when placed in front a bright light. Smells of nut-honey oats. Tastes like a fine brown ale.
Jun 27, 2022
Rated: 4 by paulish from New York

May 18, 2022
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Rated by KT3418 from Colorado

4.15/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
This is really solid, again I suppose not mind-blowing but the honey adds some nuance. This place is much much better at malt forward brews
May 14, 2022
Rated: 3.91 by cold_beer

May 07, 2022
Rated: 3.75 by Abe_Froman from Massachusetts

Mar 31, 2022
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Reviewed by TMoney2591 from Illinois

3.37/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
Served from the can in a Lagunitas mason jar.

Pours a deep umber topped by a finger or so of beige foam. The nose comprises graham cracker, burnt toast, cassia bark, light cocoa powder, and pine needles. The taste holds notes of toffee, rye toast, graham cracker, and orange pith. The body is a light-leaning medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a thickly fluid feel. Not my favorite brown out there by any stretch, what with the non-melding flavors and ever-so-slightly-too-thin body. It's fine, but not something I'm gonna reach for in the future.
Mar 15, 2022
Rated: 3.04 by biteme398 from Virginia

Jan 29, 2022
Rated: 3.77 by clm9 from North Carolina

Jan 22, 2022
Rated: 4.02 by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

Jan 19, 2022
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Reviewed by FrMatthewLC from Canada (NS)

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
I have not tried a honey infused beer before but this was a pretty good addition to this otherwise pretty standard English brown ale. I will try beer with honey again.
Jan 18, 2022
Rated: 3.92 by jak from North Carolina

Dec 25, 2021
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Reviewed by hman43 from North Carolina

4.01/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Look: It pours dark brown with a tan head. Head retention is very good.

Smell: There is a nutty aroma up front with some sweetness. There is also some light fruity elements and earthly elements.

Taste: It has biscuit flavors with some nuts and very light chocolate. There are some very low fruity notes, but not strong enough to distinguish. There are some light roast notes as well. There are some low honey notes.

Feel: It starts slight sweet but finishes a bit on the bitter side. It has a medium body.

Overall, good combination of flavors that compliment each other with a slight harshness with the bitterness in the finish.
Dec 04, 2021
Rated: 3.87 by Blogjackets from Ohio

Nov 14, 2021
Rated: 3.85 by Boone757 from Virginia

Oct 28, 2021
Rated: 4.03 by HopBelT from Belgium

Oct 17, 2021
Rated: 4.06 by JoeLacy from Ohio

Oct 02, 2021
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Reviewed by jlindros from Massachusetts

3.92/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Canned 2020/11/18
Pours a nice frothy foamy almost 2 finger tan head but lower retention, light spotty lacing, dark mahogany brown almost black-ish color

nose plenty of sweet toasted biscuity brown malts, toffee, some caramel, some honey and candy syrup like sweetness, some baking spices and a little cinnamon French toast with syrup, nutty, fair toffee

Taste brings lots of sweet malts again, brown sugar, toffee, some caramel, nutty with some dark fruits as well, fig, date like, a little biscuity and granola like, light cinnamon and spice again, touch of bitterness, syrupy like notes with the sweetness, a little honey, fairly sweet overall, mild sticky sweet finish, bit more bitterness, hint of warming alcohol, more cinnamon spice and sweet syrup candied dark fruits

Mouth is med to fuller bod, rich and a bit chewy syrupy, med to a touch lighter foamy carb, hint of warming alcohol

Overall not bad, a bit heavy and syrupy for my liking but the malt and base beer characters are nicely done
Jul 12, 2021
Rated: 4.21 by 1mrbeer from Ohio

Apr 08, 2021
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Reviewed by Ricochet from Ohio

4.28/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5
L: Deep amber. Nice head and lace. Light only comes through when shined on it.
S: Boozy. A little honey. Slight Lucky Charms scent? Really? That's how I describe the other sweet in the aroma.
F: Explodes on the tongue. Bitter for a second than washes clean. Boozy remainder. Very few beers I've had impress me with mouth feel but this is spot on for that. When my next thought it "I gotta take another sip" and it's because of the mouthfeel? Outstanding.
T: So many things happening, it's never too much of anything. The honey is layered over a brown ale and the alcohol "boozy" is subtle but you know it's there. The sweetness, almost fruit note is unexpected. There is so much happening in this beer. It's a great honey brown, and if I see it again, I'll get it again.
Apr 04, 2021
Rated: 4.06 by shreead from Pennsylvania

Mar 28, 2021
Rated: 3.65 by Chuckdiesel24 from Illinois

Mar 25, 2021
Rated: 3.99 by khargro2 from Tennessee

Jan 22, 2021
Rated: 4.13 by Danzifer from Ohio

Dec 03, 2020
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Reviewed by drdiesel9483 from Ohio

3.98/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Look - great dark brown with a nice initial tan head and good lacing
Smell - sweet toasted caramel with a slight earthy grain
Taste - slight English brown with a slight caramel and toasty
Feel - medium lighter body with about the same carb
Overall - pretty good
Jul 18, 2020
Rated: 3.93 by Unclevince from West Virginia

Jun 28, 2020
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Rated by bubseymour from Maryland

4.41/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
A very tasty brown ale.
Jun 15, 2020
Rated: 3.92 by Marzen_Fan from Ohio

Jan 02, 2020
Rated: 3.94 by Hockey_Fan from Maryland

Dec 28, 2019
Rated: 4.34 by TMTigger

Oct 29, 2019
Rated: 4.1 by nhirsch04 from Ohio

Aug 20, 2019
Rated: 3.97 by lsudduth from Ohio

Aug 17, 2019
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Reviewed by kagee from Virginia

3.85/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
This is a very solid ale with strong notes of the honey buried deep in the aftertaste. I have tried this at a few temperatures trying to decipher what makes this brew attractive and I think it is the malt-forward taste pushing through this dark brew. The mouthfeel is more watery than you would expect from the appearance and the nutty smell. It is perhaps more drinkable with food. There was minimal lacing on the glass and carbonation was consistent even though it had a thin head on the pour after five minutes. I found it more enjoyable cool rather than ice cold as it had more depth to the flavor and it let the honey taste come through.
Jul 09, 2019
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Reviewed by teromous from Virginia

4.03/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
From the bottom of the can: "CANNED B 02-21-19"

Appearance: The body is a dark brown color that edges on black near the center. There is a light khaki head with a creamy and slightly bumpy textured appearance. It has a short head that has good retention.

Aroma: There is a soft toasted caramel aroma mixed with an herbal hop scent. It sounds very simple but the aroma is very nice.

Taste: There is a toasted toffee flavor with a hint of carbon and a nice herbal finish.

Mouthfeel: It is smooth with a body that rests on the lower portion of "full." It has a nice bitterness and good carbonation.

Overall: The beer is listed on this website as being an English Brown Ale. The can simply states "honey nut brown ale" and it has characteristics that align more with an American Brown Ale with less English ale yeast character and a bit more of a hop presence. Although there is an emphasis on "honey nut" (from the can) it doesn't have a honey or nut character. Mostly the beer has a strong toffee flavor with herbal hops. I really enjoyed it and I would both recommend it and drink it again.
Jul 05, 2019
Rated: 4 by 1971bernat from Virginia

Jul 02, 2019
Rated: 3.84 by philbe311 from Pennsylvania

Jun 27, 2019
Rated: 3.74 by j0hnc2468 from New York

May 24, 2019
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