Jockamo IPA
Abita Brewing Co.

Jockamo IPAJockamo IPA
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Style:
IPA - American
Ranked #7,053
ABV:
6.5%
Score:
77
Ranked #48,048
Avg:
3.38 | pDev: 17.16%
Reviews:
559
Ratings:
1,678
From:
Abita Brewing Co.
 
Louisiana, United States
Avail:
Year-round
Wants
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Gots
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SCORE
77
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Jockamo IPAJockamo IPA
Notes: Jockamo I.P.A. is a traditional India Pale Ale made with the best pale and light crystal malts that give the beer a copper color and malty flavor. This full-flavored beer is hopped and dry hopped liberally with Willamette and Columbus hops from the Pacific Northwest and has a 6.5% A.B.V. The spicy aroma of the hops contrasts nicely with the pleasant sweetness of the malts. Jockamo has a flavor that entices and excites the palate.

52 IBU
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Reviews by JohneHoodlum:
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JohneHoodlum from Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -11.2%

Dec 06, 2011
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bklippel from Michigan

2.63/5  rDev -22.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Malty, not hop driven. Drinks more like a thin syrup than a crisp, biting IPA. Drinkable, but not one I'd pick out of a lineup.

Apr 09, 2015
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mkraus from California

4.92/5  rDev +45.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

I have been drinking Abita on trips to New Orleans for about a decade now. I always prefer to drink local if I can find a decent beer and Abita by far made the best local beer (which wasn't saying much).

This beer really stood out from the rest. It was very nicely balanced between the hops, yeast and malt. Refreshing and flavorful.

Being from California, it was nice to have access to a balanced IPA again. While I love the extreme IPA's that area all around, this is more of an every day IPA.

May 14, 2008
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BelgLuvr from South Dakota

2.69/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Cloudy amber with an excellent thick head leaving nice lace. Nice IPA-ish aroma which seemed grassy hops-plus-lemon to me. Body was thin and a bit watery, though perhaps not untrue to IPA style. But I was let down by the taste in a beer claiming American IPA status. It simply didn't match the aroma. It was only faintly hoppy with a distant background bitterness. Other than that, not much going on.

Jan 14, 2013
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plumcrazyfx from Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

Aug 09, 2013
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sd123 from Texas

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

Jul 31, 2012
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kingmaker from Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

Feb 03, 2013
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dsl72701 from Arkansas

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

Mar 26, 2014
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HerrBob from Alabama

2.82/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Over all a good beer but as an IPA it falls short. Little hops smell or taste compared to the better ones. Hops bitterness is good but its floral or aromatic component seems almost not there. Label is wierd - IPA New Orleans style -huh? Color is nice copper & head leaves nice lacing. The shortcoming on the hops is most noteable if it is followed by a better IPA

Jun 08, 2009
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DrJones from Iowa

3.32/5  rDev -1.8%

Sep 15, 2014
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wallaceandvomit from Florida

3.93/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

a-nice golden brown
s-caramel, slight hops, slight floral scent
t-nice mellow caramel, mild hops taste
m-feels decent in the mouth, maybe a little thin but nice oil texture.
d-this is for fans of not so hoppy ipa's and caramel malts. compared to the two ipa's ive had today(sierra nevada torpedo,bells two hearted ale), this one is probably going to be prefered by those who enjoy some hops but not a punch in the face.

Sep 12, 2010
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MaxOfMetal from Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

Jul 20, 2012
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Boone757 from Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

Jul 09, 2014
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Malone47 from Illinois

3.92/5  rDev +16%

Oct 11, 2014
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Slatetank from Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured cool into the Saison Dupont glass at 50degrees from a brown 12oz w/out freshness date.

A - A light amber with copper accents beneath about an inch of very light tan that caps the ale. The lace is moderately high w/ very good sticking qualities on the glass

S - Very citrusy, hoppy and mildly grapefruit but sort of one dimensional w/out much malt in the aroma.

M - A mildly bitter feel w/ plenty of sweetness and a skosh sharp in the finish w/ a grassy acidity w/ a slight fruit sweetness in the finish and light dry texture.

T - A mildly acidic citrus hop flavor w/ a sweetness that grows as it becomes warmer w/ more of a woody spiced hoppiness and crystal malt flavor. As the beer warms it is slightly grassy w/ a sharper bite. The beer has a more nutty malt w/ restrained fruit also and sweetness. The warming boozy flavor is subtle w/ malt accepting a more prominent role and giving the taste a sort of balance when warmer.

D - A very nice effort for Abita, a standout in their lineup for me. An easy drinking Ipa that is drinkable, thirst quenching but seems to lack any complexity. It has the basics - hoppy sweet ale flavors that makes an ale fan smile. This is mellow for those who prefer a less over the top Ipa.

Mar 07, 2008
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yesyouam from New York

4.02/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Abita Jockamo IPA is a crystal clear amber ale with a thin, off-white head that fades to a film and leaves excellent lacing. It has a nice, grassy hop aroma, with notes of juniper and allspice. It's medium bodied, super smooth and a little foamy. The finish is clean and dry. There's a tiny bit of sweetness and decent bitterness. It tastes like it smells: grass and juniper... and a hint of some kind of berry. Lemon zest is in the finish. This is actually pretty complex. It's quite engaging and could serve as a session ale.

Mar 02, 2011
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rapayn01 from Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

Mar 02, 2014
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kew from Texas

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

Jun 04, 2012
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Boulder73 from Colorado

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

Jun 22, 2013
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wrogers19971 from Delaware

3.76/5  rDev +11.2%

Dec 12, 2014
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deebo from Michigan

3.7/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I snuck 1 more $1 buck beer pint at huck Finns. This time will try the Abita ipa

A-a hazy dirty orange with a skimming of white head

S-hops are here but not in your face-citrus and definitely grassy. Plenty of malt here too-sweet,breast,toasty

T-the hops here are distinctively marmalade. Some caramel malt flavor to boot

M-low on the carbonation heavy on the malty mouthfeel. I'm digging it

O-a malt forward IPA. I like the balance

Oct 31, 2012
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jmdrpi from Pennsylvania

3.65/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle with best by date on neck.

Appears a bright clear dark copper aroma. Cream colored head. Good head retention. Hop aroma is slightly spicy. Brady, biscuity malt aroma in there too.

Taste is fairly balanced for an IPA. Caramel, toffee, earthy hops. Medium body, moderate carbonation. Drinks fairly smooth.

Overall, a solid IPA.

Jan 15, 2012
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icculus71 from Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

Jul 31, 2014
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Zachtheporter from Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -11.2%

Jun 23, 2013
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BlakeE from Georgia

3/5  rDev -11.2%

Nov 24, 2012
Jockamo IPA from Abita Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 77 out of 100 with 1678 ratings