Dynamo Hum
Jackie O's Pub & Brewery

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From:
Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
 
Ohio, United States
Style:
Wild Ale
Ranked #135
ABV:
6%
Score:
95
Ranked #1,532
Avg:
4.3 | pDev: 8.37%
Ratings:
177
Status:
Active
Rated:
Dec 29, 2020
Added:
Dec 06, 2009
Wants:
  118
Gots:
  31
SCORE
95
World-Class
Dynamo HumDynamo Hum
Notes: Wine barrel aged sour with raspberries added.
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4.15 by paresis from Massachusetts on Dec 29, 2020
 
4.48 by DucksFan16 from Tennessee on Sep 01, 2020
 
4.45 by Stinger80OH from Ohio on Sep 22, 2018
 
4.35 by Zonian1 from Ohio on Sep 02, 2018
 
4.19 by SaxmanRick from Minnesota on May 26, 2018
 
4.39 by rcjennings from Ohio on May 03, 2018
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3.93/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
by WesMantooth from Ohio

A 2017 16.9 oz bottle

This review will be with the caveat that my bottle had virtually no carbonation. I know they had problems with this causing several delays in the release so it wasn’t a total surprise, but the cap basically fell off when I touched it.

It is a deep pinkish rose color. Even with dump of the bottle I only got a few soapy bubbles, but otherwise it looks like fruit punch.

It smells wonderful. Tart berries and oak with a slight acidic aroma.

It is puckering sour with a much stronger acidic vinegar flavor than I would have guessed. Lots of raspberry that takes over once you adjust to the sour bite up front. Then you get the wine notes with distinct grape flavor. It finishes with some lingering oak and light wheat.

It is not a real sharp beer overall, but it has its moments. Fairly crisp and dry finish. I think with normal carbonation my biggest thing would be that it has a fairly dry wine quality to it.

Due to the flatness this was pretty much like drinking a spiked punch at a wedding reception. The raspberry really shines though with a nice amount of barrel character. Still pretty enjoyable.

Mar 04, 2018
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4/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by SomethingClever from Ohio

16.9 oz bottle poured into a tulip glass.

A: Amber reddish body with great clarity, very little head soapy and small fairly lifeless body.

S: Tons of raspberries and some vinegar woven in with some light oak and a tiny bit of crackery malts.

T: Mouth puckeringly sour, the raspberries come in mid palate after the sour and vinegar dies down as it warms it settles down a little.

M: Dry with a bracing amount of sour and though it finishes almost with a little sweetness as it warms.

O: I thought this was a good beer, but not something I would want to drink a lot of it was too sour for me.

Mar 04, 2018
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3.87/5  rDev -10%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75
by Nunya from Ohio

I've had a lot of sours and this is by far the most sour beer I've ever had. Difficult to drink it's so sour.

Mar 03, 2018
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4.18/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by darktronica from Indiana

Dunno why this hasn't gotten reviewed much in recent years, because it's still delightful. 2017 bottle, poured into a Westy XII goblet. Even when not pouring the entire bottle, I can see some sediment and seeds at the bottom of the glass. A pinkish pour with splotches of color in the foam that remind me of a vitamin C packet. Fortunately, the rest of the experience is much better than the appearances would suggest. Raspberry tartness and biscuit for days, not the most complex sour but a really bright and flavorful one. I think I enjoyed it more on tap at the brewpub than from the bottle, but either way, it's one of the best raspberry sours I've had.

Feb 04, 2018
 
4.06 by JCaweinstein from Ohio on Jan 28, 2018
 
4.25 by Eziel from Ohio on Jan 11, 2018
 
5 by SerMosh from Ohio on Jan 10, 2018
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3.82/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75
by Sabtos from Ohio

Pale salmon with no head.

Aroma is both raspberry gummy and also fresh fruit that is slightly sharp and seedy. A zest of lemon is sprinkled in, but this is not as sharp and popping or herbal as Houndstooth.

Seedy oak and raspberry lemon are the primary flavors, with toasted sesame seed developing as it warms.

This is a bit acetic for me, with a thin to medium body, low carbonation and sharp sting on the semi-dry swallow.

Jan 08, 2018
 
4.25 by Hayley_86 from Netherlands on Jan 06, 2018
 
4.1 by 2beerdogs from California on Dec 29, 2017
 
4.25 by caahare from West Virginia on Dec 28, 2017
 
4.5 by redfox405 from California on Dec 14, 2017
 
4 by warrendietrich2001 from Nevada on Dec 11, 2017
 
4.22 by sposter4 from Pennsylvania on Mar 12, 2016
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4.01/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by Rutager from Canada (BC)

Sour raspberry yogurt nose, great sour raspberry taste. Where's this dynamo coming from? Tom, bro.

Nov 07, 2015
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3.21/5  rDev -25.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25
by ShanePB from Pennsylvania

22 oz bottle. Golden/rose colored body with a spritzy, fast dying head. No lacing or retention. Lactic aromas, raspberries, pale malts and funk. Flavors aren't as "sour" as I was expecting but there is some nice pucker, raspberry is there, too. Good, but I am thinking this might be past its prime.

Nov 05, 2015
 
4.41 by _morandi_ from California on Jul 20, 2015
 
4.39 by guido19 from Rhode Island on Jul 13, 2015
 
4.85 by SurlyUtopia from Minnesota on Jun 19, 2015
 
4.57 by Camel242000 from North Carolina on May 20, 2015
 
4.63 by xJMFCx from West Virginia on Apr 27, 2015
 
4.77 by Caseybone from Iowa on Mar 08, 2015
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4.21/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
by markgugs from New Jersey

batch 1, bottled in 2011! this was incredible, thanks to acurtis for sharing! still so much damned fruit, I can't get over that it was 4+ years old

Mar 01, 2015
 
4.11 by Knapp85 from Pennsylvania on Feb 28, 2015
 
3.99 by DaveHack from Pennsylvania on Feb 28, 2015
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4.48/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
by Treyliff from West Virginia

22oz bottle, poured in oversized wine glass

A- pours bright pink color with a small foamy head that reduces to just a later floating on top

S- freshly pressed raspberries along with some major funk and some woodsy notes

T- fresh tart raspberries mix with some puckering lacto notes, raspberry jam and some vinous qualities, light toasted oak on the finish

M- medium body with low carbonation leads to a dry, puckering finish

O- one of the better raspberry sours that I've had, very good!

Dec 31, 2014
 
4.37 by BeerMeBro720 from Ohio on Dec 19, 2014
 
4.5 by NorthCoastPranqster from Georgia on Dec 04, 2014
 
4.16 by olradetbalder from Sweden on Nov 28, 2014
 
4.75 by krome from Illinois on Nov 21, 2014
 
4.75 by jgunther71 from Illinois on Nov 21, 2014
 
4.5 by Bencooper27 from Ohio on Nov 17, 2014
 
4.5 by jvillefan from California on Nov 15, 2014
 
4.75 by queerforbeer from Ohio on Nov 08, 2014
Dynamo Hum from Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
Beer rating: 95 out of 100 with 177 ratings