Jah Mon | Rivertowne Brewing

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BA SCORE
3.8/5
55 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Rivertowne Brewing
Pennsylvania, United States
myrivertowne.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by alcohline_trip on 04-21-2015

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#19,136
Reviews:
10
Ratings:
55
pDev:
11.05%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
22
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 55 |  Reviews: 10
Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.52/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

It pours a rather dark yet clear orange with a finger of just under 2 fingers. The aroma is of piney hops with very little dankness but this could be due to not being very fresh. Fairly intense bitterness for a session IPA. Medium body.

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Photo of TheElectricOne
3.65/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Knapp85
3.53/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NeroFiddled
3.79/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Rivertowne Brewing "Jah Mon Session IPA"
12 fl. oz. can, production coded but without freshness dating
$2 @ Weis Market, Conshohocken, PA

Notes via stream of consciousness: Nice looking glass of beer! It's a hazy golden with plenty of fine bubbles rising up, adding to and buoying a finger-thick bright white head. The head retention is just amazing, and there's some thin but nice lacing where the head has already dropped. The aroma is limited to light citrus (mainly orange), pine, and lightly toasty grainy malt, and now I'm wondering whether or not this is an old beer. Of course without freshness dating I have no way of knowing. Looking at the code on the bottom of the can the best guess I have is a possible Julian date of 177 which would be June 26th, not that old. Moving forward, the hops in the flavor aren't that bright either but it doesn't seem old. At the very least I'm not finding oxidation. It's as the aroma suggests with a grainy malt base, and pine and citrus (which might be a little fuller, perhaps grapefruit or lemon, but basically remains orange or tangerine). Thankfully the bitterness isn't overdone and it's a pretty decent beer as it is, basically an American pale ale. Perhaps a fresher version would have revealed the "dank" hops that the Jamaican-styled label seems to be suggesting but I'm not finding it here.

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Photo of Vetbidder
3.73/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Somewhat hazy and medium straw colored with a tall off white head from a fairly aggressive pour. Sweet pineapple, citrus, slight pine and slight malt from the nose of this brew in that order. The taste starts out slightly sweet and fruity but moves to pine and a bready malt with slight bitterness to the finish. It's a slight bit thin with somewhat less carbonation. Overall this is pretty decent.

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Photo of Blackop555
4.06/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours hazy, straw color. Foamy, tall, white head fades slowly to a rocky head with good lacing.

Smells doughy malts, pine and citrus.

Tastes light Tropical and citrus peel and bready malt. Finish is dry with a citrus peel linger with light fruit hints. Medium body and creamy medium carbonation.

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Photo of Brew_ski
4.02/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BFCarr
3.68/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RichieRich1812
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of luke12345
4.02/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Urk1127
3.77/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Hazy dirty yellow. Half inch head
Sharp pine. Lemon and lemon peel. Guava type smell
Sharp pine, orange peel, mango.
Very fluffy creamy head. Thin body but it's OK. Not necessarily hop water.

Pretty good. I'd drink multiple.

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Photo of chicagoish
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kevINSIGHT
3.68/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a cloudy, hazy straw color with a great citrus and pine aroma. Unfortunately the taste false short of the aroma as many session IPA's do. A nice effervescent tingle on the tongue, but fairly plain taste with some citrus notes. I'm glad I drank it from a large glass so I could enjoy lots of aroma, because the taste alone wouldn't do it for me.

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Photo of SomethingClever
4.17/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On tap into nonic pint

A: very light body big white bubbly head. The body is a very light yellow color with great clarity.

S: pineapple, grapefruit, mango, peach, a little candied light crackery malts

T: the taste lightly follows the nose. You have light bits of fruit, a lot more of that cracker malts taste. Nice crisp fruity pineapple.

M: very light clean tasting and crisp makes the beer feel lighter.

O: this is a pretty good session ale, much better than I had expected going in to it. It's clean, light, has an amazing nose and a decent hop bite.

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Photo of hinemk76
4.09/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of zekeman17
3.49/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Kercnat21
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rdoggg
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Wizzle32
4.14/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Wheels2532
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hozersr
3.93/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TTripp725
2.52/5  rDev -33.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Joek201
3.42/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

This is my new lawn mower beer and you should consider that a positive endorsement. Jah Mon in 12oz cans is a very drinkable summertime session IPA. Brewed with oats and hopped with cascade, chinook, columbus, and warrior and the malt bill is light so the finish is mildly dry. In late July, after mowing the lawn, I can have a few Jah Mons while I climb my hop garden ladder and pick chinooks. Jah Mon!

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Photo of zuter
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MGent
4.37/5  rDev +15%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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Jah Mon from Rivertowne Brewing
Beer rating: 3.8 out of 5 with 55 ratings
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