Ohio Pale Ale | Jackie O's Pub & Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
Ohio, United States
jackieos.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by beveritt on 02-01-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
88
Reviews:
23
Avg:
3.85
pDev:
9.61%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
5
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 88 |  Reviews: 23
Photo of Brew33
3.88/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of damndirtyape
3.87/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12oz can, canned on 08-01-16. Served in a milkshake pilsner glass.

Appearance: Mostly clear gold (just the barest bit of haze) with an initial 1/4" white foam that died back very slowly to a persistent thin foam across the top. Lots persistent lacing.

Smell: Lemon, citrus zest.

Taste: Hoppy with lemon and a hint of grapefruit and orange. Cracker-like malt. Nicely bitter finish, again with citrus flavors.

Mouthfeel: Good carbonation, smooth, good thickness, and just a bit of hop oils sticking to the teeth.

Overall / Drinkability: Very drinkable and quite tasty. A nicely hoppy APA and I could easily have another one. I'll have to look for this one again.

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Photo of edthehead
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sabtos
2.72/5  rDev -29.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Light pastel yellow with a large white frothy head.

Smell is corn, wheat, bitter grassy hops and an unwelcome hint of gasoline.

Bitter and really dry, taste is grapefruit and grass--pretty harsh.

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Photo of AC-Mivsek
4.04/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of GreenEggsHam1
3.69/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rclangk
3.67/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NateMac13
3.59/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of teamwiggum
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lukass
3.74/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dag1991
3.67/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of scott2269
3.94/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lightman
3.62/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nickfl
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Gambyt20
3.28/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dar482
4.18/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

The beer comes in a light gold color, light plus haze.

The aroma bright grassy and floral, a gentle bready malt sweetness, light grapefruit sweetness.

The flavor follows with a wonderful chewy light breadiness, surrounded by grass, grapefruit zestiness. The beer drives wonderfully with balance on the clean zest citrus and grassy quality with a medium minus bitterness and crisp and light bready malt quality.

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Photo of JustinSparks
3.78/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of schoolboy
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Yeah, what can I say. "Opa" is the name that I started going by about a year and a half ago. I like being the new opa and I hope to make a career of it. But what of my namesake brew?

It's yellow, paler than anticipated. The head settles in very finely. The aroma is crisp hops. Very nice and easy.

The taste is a clean, dry (ish) not too bitter taste. Pretty unique. The aftertaste eventually gives way to alcohol. Very nicely.

I wish such a thing as Jackie O's existed when I went to OU in the mid seventies.

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Photo of aasher
3.85/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NEOdrinker
4.2/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of AJmon13
3.85/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BEERchitect
3.78/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Knowing who they are as Ohio brewers, the talented core at Jackie O's embark on an American pale ale that's uniquely Ohioan.

Their O.H.A. pours a near-brilliant straw hue with a clean, light and frothy head. Its scent is lemony, grassy, pine-like and with a musty grain scent that's akin to rye. Light and bready sweetness is faintly honey-like with hints of citrus blossom and dough.

Sweetness drifts quickly while the spiciness of grain and hops charge in. White grapefruit, bitter orange, lemon and bitter melon begin laying its flavor tracks before developing into a spicy bitterness of verbena, lime, fresh grass clippings, and herbal pine shavings.

Light in body, the pale ale drinks nearly as lean as lager. Crisp, clean and remarkably refreshing, its somber creaminess dries wonderfully while its playful bitter and grainy bite cleanses the finish for a moderately hoppy, spicy and herbal finish. A brief aftertaste of grass, pine and herb linger slightly beyond the swallow.

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Photo of bluejacket74
3.99/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce can, canned on 08-03-16. Served in a pint glass, the beer pours a hazy gold color with about an inch frothy white head that stayed around for a while with a decent amount of lacing. Aroma is nice, the brew smells mostly like citrus (lemon) and grassy hops, along with some bready malt. Taste is similar to the aroma, it tastes mainly like citrusy (lemon, grapefruit) and grassy/earthy hops, with a bit of bready malt noticeable. There's also a lingering bitter hoppy finish. Mouthfeel/body is medium, it's a bit coating with a good amount of carbonation. I thought it was a good enough brew, it's easy and enjoyable to drink. I won't have any problems finishing this 6-pack!

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Photo of SomethingClever
3.37/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

12 oz can poured into small wateglass canned on 8/2

A: Small white head with tiny bubbles. Body is a light straw yellow color with a little bit of a haziness.

S: Get a light pine crackery smell, maybe a little floral.

T: Lightly hoppy a little piney a lot of that crackery dry malts

M: Lighter a tad dry clean finish.

O: Not a very remarkable beer in any sense of the word. If you see it don't bother buying it if on tap and nothing else yeah take a crack at it.

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Photo of prototypic
3.99/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Ohio Pale Ale from Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
3.85 out of 5 based on 88 ratings.
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