Cab Cherry Man | Jackie O's Pub & Brewery

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158 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
"Cab Cherryman // 9-10% ABV
Cabernet barrel aged porter w/ cherries, brettanomyces & lacto"

Added by beveritt on 12-10-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
158
Reviews:
59
Avg:
4
pDev:
10.75%
 
 
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119
Gots:
18
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0
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: The pour is a dark mahogany color with plenty of red highlights and a thin tan colored head.

S: A definite cherry aroma to this. Plenty of sweet, dark cherries with just enough tartness to let you know it's there. There's a nice oak and vinous nature to the aroma.

T: A very nice sweet cherry flavor along with some sweet and mildly roasted malts. Like the nose, the tartness is not incredibly strong, but it does provide a nice depth. There is a flavor which I can only describe as cherry skins as well, and along with the oak, gives the beer some nice tannic dryness.

M: The body is quite full, especially if you consider this a "wild ale". The carbonation is low to moderate and there's a slight warmth without the beer being "hot".

D: This was a very good beer and one that I feel incredibly fortunate to have tried. Very interesting blend of sweet and tart and well balanced overall.

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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On tap at jackie o's

A-brown with a little marron head around it.
S-basically get wine and that's about it
T-very sour and tastes more like a wine than a beer
M-medium body, sweet and smooth
O-pretty good. Can really taste the rare. Another winner from this great brewery

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4.27/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On-tap at the 2011 release. Review from notes.

3.5 A: Ripened plum color. Came with no head, so no comments there.

4.0 S: Cherry is prominent. Lactic tanginess, lightly medicinal, lightly astringent. Seductively sweet, which works with the tartness. Lots of JO's house character.

4.5 T: Oak, some vanilla. Good amount of tart cherry. Again, good sweet to sour ratio. Light acetic acid. Vinous grape.

4.0 M: Medium body. Good moderate carbonation. Part prickly, part creamy and all smooth.

4.5 D: Well made and tasty. Complex and refined.

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4.3/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

another of the great box of Jackie O bottles received from rhinos00 .... Alex... you're becoming a nice point of conversation in the Galt household.... You are a good man.

Out of all the bottles Alex shipped me and the bro, this is the one that I most wanted to share with the buddies.

Bottle #80/156.

Deep reddish brown in the glass.... descent tan head... okay retention... pretty.

The aroma is alot better than the chunga... vinous ... dark sweet cherries.... nice vinegar backdrop... oaky... some vanilla shows on later pours.

Flavor is very fruity... tons of deep cherry in the front.. tart tannic cherry skins pull out of the sweetness.. hints of chocolate and some roasty notes come through.. again.. the barrel shows in the middle to the finish.. elegant while still being a powerhouse... I can definitely see the wine barrel aspects.. better body than the chunga and the carbonation seemed about right... I could drink this for a very long time without getting bored.

Thanks again Alex... You hooked it up.

4/4/4.5/4/4.5

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4.32/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to BMan1113VR for providing this bottle. Bottle 50 of 156.

Pours dark brown with an off-white head. The aroma is dark fruit with some coffee and roasted malt. Tons of cherry flavor with some roasted malt in the aftertaste. Some vanilla and oak notes as well. Medium mouthfeel and low carbonation.

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4.34/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Another rare growler from markwise.

A: pours an amberish shade of brown with a rather small off white head. No retention or lace.

S: Nice sweet cherry juice with hints of tartness. Light roasted chocolate malt and oak.

T: Sweet and tart cherries. Some sweet juice and some under cherries as well. Notes of red wine,vinegar, roasted malt and light oak.

M: Medium in body light on the carbonation.

D: Damn good beer.

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4.41/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

22oz bottle (163/384), courtesy of Puddintane, into a tasting glass. Shared at a tasting.

A: Black body with a 1/2" of fine tan head. Good retention, spotty lace. Intense.

S: Sour cherries, light chocolate, vinous oak. Sweet + sour, nice fruit. Lovely.

T: Follows the nose: rich cherry sweetness, dry vinous oak, light chocolate. Nicely sour, with enough fruit and malt to balance the tartness beautifully. Simple, straightforward, and totally delicious.

M: Sharply carbonated medium body. Lively and frothy.

O: I've really enjoyed all the Jackie O's beer's I've had so far, and this one was no exception. All the elements meshed elegantly, providing a beer with both intensity and balance. The 9% was nowhere to be seen, too. Excellent sour.

Cheers!

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Cab Cherry Man from Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
4 out of 5 based on 158 ratings.
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