Jockamo IPA | Abita Brewing Co.

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Jockamo IPAJockamo IPA

Brewed by:
Abita Brewing Co.
Louisiana, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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

Added by Beerbuddha on 10-30-2007

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Photo of Edgewater
3/5  rDev -12.5%

Photo of KingEdward
1.17/5  rDev -65.9%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

This might be the worst beer i have ever tasted. the smell is of rotting onions. the taste is the same. I tried another to make sure it had not gone bad, but it just taste bad. I have tried lots of ipa's and would recommend never buying this beer. i think the other abita beers are for the most part pretty good. I just don't understand why they keep selling this. Every ipa i have ever tasted is better. Skip this and get a bell's two hearted or a terrapin hopsecutioner you will be much happier. i don't understand some of the good reviews it has gotten.

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Photo of NiceTaps
3.61/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

A-true copper color with a one-finger head that quickly fades. Nice lacing. Translusence reveals good carbonation.

S-a little musty. Some citrus and pine.

T-Sweet caramel malt flavor balances with hop bitterness. There is noticable alcohol taste.

M-decent medium body, pretty smooth. A nice kick on the finish.

O-pretty good American IPA, but I've had many better than this.

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3.5/5  rDev +2%

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4/5  rDev +16.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +2%

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3/5  rDev -12.5%

Photo of JohnnyMc
3/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This is a very well balanced IPA. It has a bitter aftertaste with a slightly skunky aroma. There is also the traditionally hoppy flavor that characterizes IPAs, but there is a lot of malt in the flavor too.

Overall, this is not a bad beer, but it is very middle of the road in terms of IPAs.

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Photo of gustogasmic
3.95/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A- Poured into medium snifter. Very reddy translucent copper. A little bit of bubble action, but tiny, tiny tan bubbles.

S- Sweet, tart fruits- pineapple, or kiwi covered in sugar. The sweetness is very rounded and candy-like.

T/M- Not too sticky or sweet- almost sessionable. It's great how much pungency the aroma has, but how refreshingly and lightly the flavors come across in an actual sip. It's a simple balanced hop profile, not bitter at all, minimally acidic, not boozy in the least. Stickiness is minimal- again, a very sessionable IPA.

This might be one to get fresh- the hops have backed down and melded together, and the taste is all there, but I wonder if a freshly-brewed Jockamo is more in-your-face with those kiwi notes... Either way, this is a nice IPA with a middle-of-the-road ABV, and isn't too sweet at all.

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4/5  rDev +16.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of donmonkey1
3.32/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: Copper color, lacks carbonation. The head is a nice white with good lacing, but it isn't big enough and recedes too quickly.

Smell: Mild pine hops with a mild sweet malt.

Taste: Pine needles, floral, not too strong, not too mild.

Mouthfeel: Medium body, the lack of carbonation makes it boring.

The beer has enough character that I'd have to rate it over average, but overall it's like blended pine needles. I wouldn't want to drink much, but in a hop crisis, this would satisfy the craving.

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4/5  rDev +16.6%

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3/5  rDev -12.5%

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4/5  rDev +16.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

Photo of rlee1390
3.47/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A-Clear amber, little carbonation, two finger head

S-Some malt with earthy hops.

T-Malt, earthy hops, mild bitterness, some grass and pine.

M-Medium bodied, a little watery and little carbonation.

O-A boring IPA, that a friend gave me (big thanks by the way) but it doesn't have a great malt profile and the hops are lacking.

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Photo of wages
4.74/5  rDev +38.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Poured into a large (16 oz?) Crown Valley Brewing snifter-like glass.

appearance - 3.5/5 - has a kind of hazy or simply "not translucent" orange color. No head at all, but then I swirled the glass and it came out nicely, so maybe I could have poured it differently to begin with. Nice lacing.

smell - 4.5/5 - sweet citrusy aroma dominates and invites, but subdued due to low fridge temperatures.

taste - 5/5- very citrus/pine hoppy.. spicy, but not too much and well balanced by complex malt flavors. Also a slight grapefruit aftertaste develops. I'm not a big fan of grapefruit, but it's at just the right level and mix with the other flavors to be right on for me.

mouthfeel - 4.5/5 - Good carbonation level provides a refreshing balance to the intenese hops. Though the hops are strong, they don't linger for too long, so you can drink a couple before "burn out" even thinks of asserting itself.

overall - 5/5 - Taste is one driving force behind this rating, but the fact that it is just 6.5% means I can enjoy more of them than similar tasting but much higher gravity IPAs.

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3/5  rDev -12.5%

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3/5  rDev -12.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +2%

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3.5/5  rDev +2%

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4/5  rDev +16.6%

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2/5  rDev -41.7%

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3/5  rDev -12.5%

Jockamo IPA from Abita Brewing Co.
3.43 out of 5 based on 1,668 ratings.
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