Dynamo Hum | Jackie O's Pub & Brewery

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Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
Ohio, United States

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by beveritt on 12-06-2009

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Photo of Jwale73
4.22/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Big thanks to jedwards for sharing. Pours a lovely dull raspberry hue with no head, just a thin, bubbly band around the edges. Nose expresses muted raspberries, cork, salty and tart fruit. The raspberry present in the nose all but disappears in the flavor profile with the most prominent flavors being salty, citrusy and vinegary. Mouthfeel is fairly light in body, acidic and astringent; not puckeringly so, but close. There's also some residual saltiness that lingers on the palate and along the cheeks. Overall, this is an exceptional sour. It's definitely lost quite a bit of fruit, which makes me wonder how this beer will develop with age. Right now it's not overly sour; however, I definitely seeing this one taking on a life of its own with some time on it (and not necessarily in a good way).

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Photo of Ryan011235
2.99/5  rDev -27.6%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

On tap at Jackie O's on 8/27/11

Irresponsible Tick #9

"It's like having your tongue pierced with a raspberry flavored needle."

Rusty copper color, no head/lace. Smells funky. Tangy raspberry and vinous tones. Hints of damp oak. Tastes the same. A bit tart but not overly sour. Good showing of raspberries but not very sweet. Quite oaky. Medium-light body. Low carbonation. Smooth and not sharp. Tame feel. Funky finish. Serviceable wild, yeah?

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Photo of InebriatedJoker
4.2/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from bomber into Duvel Tulip - 2011 release,

A: Poures a dark amber color with pink highlights , One finger head thatforms a thin lacing that holds solid throughout, decent carbonation.

S: Raspberry , apples , orange, sour patch kids.

T: Decent tartness upfront with slight acidic sweetness, hints of toffee and hues of funk.

O: Overall a decent example of the style that has a good flavorfull profile, would have again.

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Photo of TurdFurgison
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Although this was officially released in bottles one week ago, I feel lucky to have tried this maybe 4 times to date. Initially from the barrel (!), then twice in bottles and finally plenty of draft pours at the release. Safe to say this is one of my favorites from Brad, although his malty stouts can get pretty good too, especially with barrel treatment.

This pours a slightly murky off-pink color wiht a thin but dense foam. Framboise notes dominate, earthy and fruity, tart, more bretty than "lambicy" (excellent nonetheless).

It's got a nice acetic bite to it, lactic acid in effect. Slightly salty on the tip of my tongue, otherwise sour with a nice raspberry aftertaste.

Definitely worth getting, although the low number of bottles (and single bottle limit) makes it difficult to do so. Recommended!

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Photo of DavoleBomb
4.12/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this at the August 27th bottle release. 4 oz from a tasting snifter.

4.0 A: Lightly hazed orange amber color. Came without a head.

4.5 S: Raspberry and cabernet are running wild and work together perfectly. Good bit of tartness overall. Some funky lactic acid and a touch of acetic acid. Woody and wheaty.

4.0 T: Again, great duality between raspberry and grape. Plenty of vanilla to add to plenty of oak. Tart and moderately acetic with plenty of tangy lactic acid.

4.0 M: Lighter to lighter medium body. Good spritzy carbonation. Reasonably creamy and smooth.

4.0 D: Great balance and acidic enough to stratch your sour itch.

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Photo of Thorpe429
4.05/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottle 206/216 courtesy of TurdFurgison last weekend. Consumed from a Cantillon glass on his deck. The ultimate road trip stop. Thanks Eric.

Pours a slightly-muddied pinkish-red with a single-finger off-white head with hints of pink. Good retention and lacing. The nose carries a nice bit of raspberry and light oak. Bit of acidity, though not overwhelming. Somewhat earthy.

Flavor was quite nice, with a good dosing of raspberries and the accompanying earthy mustiness. Moderately-strong acidity and light funk. Light body with good bitterness and earthy character post-swallow. Quite tasty. Another hit from Brad.

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Photo of ne0m00re
4.29/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Live review of a 22 oz bottle of the 2011 number 178/216.
A: Clear pinkish golden color, it poured with a very slight carbonation. It still looks pretty good.
S: Raspberries, musty oak, of course a red wine vinegar acidity, granny smith apples, and some nice brett. character in the background. Inviting.
T: Lemon and acetic acidity is in the forefront along with a slight raspberries sweetness, which fades into a very nice woody raspberry with a small bit of honey walnut and wheat. This is great stuff.
M: Thinner with a slight carbonation, which is fitting for what I'd expect.
O: This is a great framboise. Of course no one is calling it that. I wonder how it would stand up to Cantillon Lou Pepe Framboise, which I'd imagine is very similar...

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Photo of MbpBugeye
3.83/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the August release.

This beer has a really nice color. It stood out against the black colored samples of all the Oil of Aphrodite treatments of the day. Its a shimmering pale ruby with moderate haze. Not much head.

Raspberries are strong, but not the first aroma I notices. I was first taken by a highly tannic, nearly acidic aroma. Lots of dry wine and wine barrel notes. A decent level of woody funk. The raspberries grow stronger with warmth. They lend a very nice, natural sweetness that overlays the unripe fruit tartness of this aroma.

This one is sharply sour, especially in comparison to the other beers of the day. Going from Rum Barrel Oil to this is like having your tongue pierced with a raspberry flavored nail. The tartness starts right away; unripe berries backed by raspberry juices. The funky flavors are stronger than the funky aromas. Formidable notes of basement and old, time worn, damp wood.

If its one thing that ties a lot of Jackie O's barrel-aged sours together its their awesomely dry bodies. This one is up there in the ranks of driest finish anywhere. The tartness is snappy, the finish is bone dry and the body in quenching. Well done in this category.

A real surprise. It is far removed from its base of Razz Wheat. Framboise fans would like this. The die-hard lambic nerds may shake a grumpy fist as they hide their love for this beer.

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Photo of Preismj
3.69/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

cloudy orange with little head. Looks a bit flat, a bit thick. smells of sourness and sweet. fruity flavors of dark cherry and raspberries climb out of the glass. Taste is sour funk with some fruit flavors. nice, but very mild in all aspects. Getting mostly bread and spice with a sour finish. little carb on a syrup like body. Overall, not bad, wish there was more fruit going on with the funk, but a good beer in moderation.

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Photo of schwaeh
3.92/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours a deep amber color with no head. Carbonation looks super low.

S: Smells of berries, oak, vanilla, and bugs. Smells fairly sour and complex.

T: Wow very sour. This is enamel stripping. Lots of raspberries and buggy barrel flavors. This is as acidic as it is sour. Oak, vanilla, and whatever bacteria used add a lot of depth and good flavor.

M: Again acidic and low carbonation. Body is appropriate for the style, somewhat thin, but lingers in the mouth.

O: This has really tied brown recluse as my favorite JO's sour. Doesn't let down in any aspect for me. My mouth adjusted to the sourness fast and really let me enjoy the complexity.

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Photo of brew3crew
4.52/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at jackie os

A-hazy orange body with no head

S-very funky. Not just a clever name. Exudes sourness

T-follows the nose. Tart and funky. Man is it good

M-medium body and smooth. Very tart

O-wow. My mouth is still watering from this beer. Wow

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Photo of jale
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Brad this great bottle with me at the brewery.

A: Pours a slightly cloudy light pink with a dime of white head.

S: Nice bright sourness and mild raspberries.

T: Sharp tartness with a hint of raspberry. The sourness tapers off smoothly in the finish.

M: Light body with good carbonation.

O: Wish I had more. Another great sour from Brad.

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Photo of Pecorasc
3.93/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Jackie O's 4th Ann'y Party. Served in small snifter handed out for the party. reviewed from notes.

A- golden-pink and hazy (improved clarity with increased temperature). a nice little clean head for a sour. not much retention, possibly a result of the glass. laces fine.

S- fruity (raspberries) and smoothly sour with a papery undertone.

T- very pleasing sourness. although only 6%, the alcohol is prevalent and complements the acidity. knowing that this was the razz wheat, the raspberries are most noticeable, but the sourness creates the illusion of several other berries.

M- although a little thin, that feel works very well in this sour.

D- easy drinking, not a sour that would be limited to a small glass. I wouldn't mind being served a few pint glasses.

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Photo of beveritt
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Presentation: Had on tap at Jackie O's 4th Anniversary. Described as "Razz Wheat soured out." Arrives in a tulip.

Appearance: Thin coat of almost white head. This settles to a ring around the glass. The beer itself is medium brown with a slight red tinge. Cloudy yet still translucent.

Smell: Distinct sourness reminiscent of a vinaigrette dressing. Hints of a cheese-like aroma.

Taste: Medium sour bite upfront rolls into the notable sourness of raspberries. Dry finish.

Mouthfeel: Average carbonation level. Slick mouthfeel that accompanies the sourness well.

Drinkability: Good stuff. The sourness pairs well with the hints of raspberry. Sour, but not to the point of not being drinkable.

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