The Big O | O'so Brewing Company & Tap House

The Big OThe Big O
BA SCORE
3.29/5
117 Ratings
The Big OThe Big O
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
O'so Brewing Company & Tap House
Wisconsin, United States
osobrewing.com

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by ibashmuck on 05-11-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,210
Reviews:
38
Ratings:
117
pDev:
16.41%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
17
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 117 |  Reviews: 38
Photo of LambicLion
3.42/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of hotdogtornados
3.84/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of craigsp
3.6/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Boston_Steve
4.01/5  rDev +21.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Good body, decent taste, overall not a bad beer.

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Photo of bigpoppa67
3.65/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lucular
3.32/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Danmullens1
3.71/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheArtOfWort
3.48/5  rDev +5.8%

Photo of MillerMan16
2.5/5  rDev -24%

Photo of Mcq767
3/5  rDev -8.8%

Photo of Dovers
3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of MegaHurricaneDitka
3.44/5  rDev +4.6%

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.74/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

awesome little blonde here, loaded with citrus flavor, candied orange and hops, its real robust for a blonde, and i like it a whole lot. looks unimpressive in the glass, a real short loved white head on a rich sunny golden colored brew. the nose is a more grain forward than most blondes, a little heavier for sure, but clean too, it fits. there are some hops on this too, citrusy and minimally bitter. flavor is candied orange, but not sweet and not too heavy, still predominantly flavored by the grain. finish is long lasting and the body is bigger than the style usually calls for, but on an early fall afternoon, i can think of nothing better. a little heavy in feel though, it could stand more carbonation for sure, but thats really my only complaint. best beer from a brewery i never heard of in awhile. thanks to the beer census crew for this one!

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Photo of kevbie
4.64/5  rDev +41%

Photo of Tone
3.05/5  rDev -7.3%

Pours a clear gold color. 1/6 inch head of an off-white color. Poor retention and poor lacing. Smells of pale malt, slight sweet malt, hint of coriander, hint of wheat, slight citrus, and a hint of honey. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation. Fits the style of an American blonde ale. Tastes of pale malt, orange, slight coriander, hint of sweet malt, hint of wheat, and a hint of honey. Overall, weak appearance, decent aroma, decent body, resembles a witbier more than a blonde.

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Photo of martyl1000
3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of atone315
3.75/5  rDev +14%

Photo of LLL_MKE
4/5  rDev +21.6%

Photo of MattSharpless
3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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3/5  rDev -8.8%

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3/5  rDev -8.8%

Photo of Latarnik
3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of jwc215
3.27/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours clouded orange-ish amber with a thin white head that soon becomes a lasting ring, leaving some lacing.

The smell is floral, tangy/sour. Different. Pleasant enough.

The taste is more sour than tangy. There is some some sweet malt mixed in. Orange tang in the finish.

There is an initial fizz, which I suppose is the "zippy" part. Light-bodied. Pretty smooth. Odd aftertaste.

Well, it is a unique blonde ale. There is a component that reminds me of the powered orange Tang drink that I had as a child. The sour notes almost come across as an "infected" bottle, but not quite (thank goodness) and mild floral notes give it a dryness. Decent enough to drink the 6-pack, but I wouldn't run out for more. Sometimes "unique" is good, sometimes "unique" is just "different".

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Photo of Brettski3600
2.25/5  rDev -31.6%

Photo of dfillius
3.75/5  rDev +14%

The Big O from O'so Brewing Company & Tap House
Beer rating: 3.29 out of 5 with 117 ratings
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