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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2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

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3/5  rDev -12.5%

Photo of GarthDanielson
2.93/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured from a bottle into a tumbler pint, the beer is a bright, crystal clear, amber-hued copper coloring with a decent, bright white, frothy head that starts around a half an inch and settles quickly into a filmy coating that clings to the glass as you drink. Aromas of resiny hops, pepper spice, a heavy roasting, and a touch of cannibus riding a caramel backbone. The nose is very strong and imposing with its characteristics. Flavors are surprisingly sweet compared to the hop-centric nose. Caramel and roasty backbone supports a green, resiny, and heavily pepper spiced hops character, but it is the sweet and slick first and foremost. The hops end up being more spiced than anything, and hit the end of the palate through to the aftertaste. Thin body, so the beer becomes slightly sharp after about half a pint. The finish is slightly bitter and drying, but the thin body and slick feel don't allow much of a drying feel settle in. Meh.

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Photo of Amalak
3.33/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A. Semi opaque brown color, with a ton of foamy white head that leaves a good deal of lacing and some bubbles underneath.

S. Malt scent along with a fruity softness.

T. It has a bit of a cheap dark fruit taste to it. Malty. Not very bitter for an IPA.

M. Refreshing and a nice carbonated feel on the mouth.

O. It's nice, but it's just a bit lacking in the IPA category. It's not very flavorful.

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Photo of tdm168
4/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - dark orangish amber with a thin cap of dense, white head that has decent retention

S - bready, faint birthday cake, pineapple, grapefruit, faintly soapy

T - bread, sweet, birthday cake, citrus, faint bitter finish

M - medium bodied, crisp, a tad overcarbonated

This is a really good IPA. If it were more full flavored it would be great. I wouldn't mind having a six-pack of this on hand. I'll definitely get more.

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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +2%

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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +23.9%

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3/5  rDev -12.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

Photo of KajII
2.78/5  rDev -19%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

[Suggested Glassware: Shaker Glass]

The pour was a clear medium amber with an average (1-2 finger) off white frothy head that was fully diminishing, leaving behind only a very small collar and fair streaky lacing.

The aroma was of a mild caramel malt and light floral hops with hints of caramel and citrus (orange).

The taste was very light and mildly malty sweet with a touch of caramel early on, and then became lightly hoppy with a mild bitter citrus peel ending. The flavor was average in duration being mostly of a slight bitter taste that faded away at a somewhat steady pace.

Mouthfeel was light in body and watery in texture with a soft carbonation.

Overall a decent light IPA that was very mild in flavor and did possess a really good drinkability...

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3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of mgironta
3.28/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This brew poured with a one finger pure white head that dissipated and left a decent amount of lacing on the glass. The body was a clear, chestnut-brown with lots of active carbonation visible on the brew. The nose presented with notes of fresh grapefruit, quickly followed up by a bit of nuttiness. On the first sip, I found the brew very watery with a decent amount of carbonation. After I got used to how thin the brew was, I got definite notes of hazelnut on the brew with some minor bitterness. I didn’t find this an overly hoppy brew, especially for an IPA. There was also a bit of sweetness and nuttiness that lasted onto the finish, which lasted for awhile. Overall, this was not a fantastic IPA. I wouldn’t rush back to have this again.

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Photo of MisterE
3.59/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Purchased a six-pack of 12 oz cans at Ward's for $4.99

A: medium gold to light amber with a modest head

S: pleasant but subtle floral hops

T: well balanced with a nice bite from the hops

M: slightly thin and not too carbonated

O: seems like a very sessionable beer, especially at this price

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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of metter98
3.48/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is clear amber in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a two finger high beige head that has good retention properties and consistently left a thin head covering the surface and a thick coating of bubbles down the sides of the glass.
S: There are aromas of grapefruit and tangerine from the hops in the nose.
T: Like the smell, the taste has citrusy flavors along notes of spiciness and a light to moderate amount of bitterness.
M: It feels a little shy of medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation along with a bit of crispness.
O: This beer is easy to drink and has some nice citrus aromas and flavors but probably won’t please hopheads because it lacks much in the way of bitterness and crispness from the hops.

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3.5/5  rDev +2%

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3/5  rDev -12.5%

Photo of BeerDocT
4.32/5  rDev +25.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a chilled tulip glass.

-Appearance 3.5: Pours out a brilliant amber-gold. I cranked the end of the pour and a beautiful 1 & 1/2 inch head popped up and hung around until my first sip.

-Smell 4.5: Wonderful bouquet on this beer. Deep, warm, hop overtones but also a hint of brown sugar and somewhat buttery. Very promising.

-Taste 4.5: Front is filled with a delicious,subdued hoppiness and the middle is smooth and there is a very nice buttery malt flavor. Finish is light, hoppy and satisfying. Aftertaste is where the grains come through and is just excellent.

-Mouthfeel 4.0: Excellent carbonation that adds to the enjoyment of this beer. Somewhat creamy; the carbonation is almost perfect. Almost.

-Overall 4.0: Wow, excellent IPA. The flavor profile on this beer is off the scale and is just amazing. Everything is restrained and expertly executed. One of the best IPAs I have ever had the pleasure of tasting. Highly recommended.

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