Mystic Mama | Jackie O's Pub & Brewery

very good
934 Ratings
Mystic MamaMystic Mama

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Date: 11/2/14
Location: Received in trade from JSquire
Draught/Bottle: Can
Glassware: Tulip

Appearance: Gold in color with a thick persistent white head that has really nice retention that lasts over a minute. Nice cling and carbonation frothing when swirled in the glass.
Aroma: Citrusy with strong aromas of grapefruit and pineapple. Lots of rind from these fruits. Some hop bitterness. Biscuity, slightly buttery pale malts.
Taste: Tart citrus hops with the grapefruit and pineapple very pronounced. The hops have a very dry bitterness, that is much more intense in flavor than in aroma, that attaches itself to those rind flavors. Very biscuity buttery pale malts.
Mouthfeel: Medium body, medium high carbonation. The dryness of the beer is persistent well past the finish and requires sip after sip to quench that thirst.

Notes: Canned 9/30/14

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12oz can poured into a milkshake pilsner glass. Canned on 09/24/14

Appearance: Golden yellow with a hint of haze. Thin white head with plenty of persistent find strands, islands, and some small sheets of lacing.

Smell: Tropical fruit, hint of citrus.

Taste: Hoppy, but nicely balanced with some bready/biscuity malt. Fresh cut tropical fruit (papaya), citrus peel, and as the beer warms up, there is indeed something pungent at the finish. Maybe just a hint of onion. It kind of works though along with all the other flavors.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, with light prickly carbonation. A bit sticky on the teeth with all the hop oils.

Overall / Drinkability: More aromatic than some AIPAs I've had, and with a deeper malt base - not massively bitter or having the hops pounding me over the head. A well crafted American IPA. As for drinkability - it went well with Pizza and salad. Not sure if I'd want another one though. Well....I wouldn't have minded a 16oz can. I don't think I could finish another can, but I wouldn't mind a larger glass.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

jackie o always brings the noise, no doubt, their beer is fantastic and they seem to excel at the hoppy stuff. this base ipa of theirs is anything but pedestrian. frothy headed, soapy white looking cloud cap to the mostly clear golden liquid. the nose and taste show intense pine hops, with a hint of fresh orange. bitterness is on par, but there is a cool sweetness to balance that comes from the grain. less simple in complexion than i expected, it actually has a lot going on, leafy and fresh are the hops, clean and bright are the malts, but the result is something long and layered. hoppy all the way through, but balance for a bigger ipa (7% abv is no small potatoes). not as impressive to me as their matriarch, which stands as one of the best imperials i can remember, but this is pretty darn good. so stoked to see a few kegs come to denver, i would love to see their beer more widely available here, it has all been outstanding. delicate prickly little mouthfeel is cool too.

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Mystic Mama from Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
3.92 out of 5 based on 934 ratings.
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