Dixie Jazz | Dixie Brewing Co.

Dixie JazzDixie Jazz
BA SCORE
5.5%
Liked This Beer
2.66 w/ 109 ratings
Dixie JazzDixie Jazz
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Dixie Brewing Co.
Louisiana, United States

Style: Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.13%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Dogbrick on 11-05-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,477
Reviews:
66
Ratings:
109
Liked:
6
Avg:
2.66/5
pDev:
23.68%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
6
Trade:
0
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2.25/5  rDev -15.4%

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3/5  rDev +12.8%

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3/5  rDev +12.8%

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2.25/5  rDev -15.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -6%

Photo of dbrauneis
2.7/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A: Pours a crystal clear medium yellow in color with significant amounts of visible carbonation and faint hints of golden yellow highlights. The beer has a two finger tall cloud-like foamy bright white head that slowly reduces to

S: Light to moderate aromas of bready malts with corn adjuncts and very light hints of grassy hops. When I first opened the bottle there was an initial aroma of skunk but it faded fairly quickly.

T: Upfront there is a light to moderate flavor of bready malts with a moderate flavor of corn adjunct sweetness. Very light hints of grassy hops and minimal amounts of bitterness. Overall, I would say this Light Lager is slightly sweet.

M: Light to medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Relatively smooth.

O: Tastes more like a AAL than a Light Lager which is can be read as a positive in my opinion since the majority of Light Lagers have minimal amounts of taste and a watery body. Not overly interesting but I was not really expecting that for the style, I could have more than one of these and it light be good for a summer outdoor event.

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2.5/5  rDev -6%

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2.5/5  rDev -6%

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2.5/5  rDev -6%

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1/5  rDev -62.4%

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2/5  rDev -24.8%

Photo of RonaldTheriot
4.15/5  rDev +56%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dixie Jazz Amber Light has a thin, off-white head and a semi-clear, golden appearance, with some bubbles and essentially no lacing left on the glass. The aroma is of sweet, sour, and roasted grain, and the flavor is of those elements, with an added toffee note, and a back sip bitterness. Mouthfeel is light and watery, and Dixie Jazz finishes crisp, clean, refreshing, and drinkable. Overall, this is an excellent and unusual light beer and is most certainly worth a try.

RJT

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2.75/5  rDev +3.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -6%

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2.25/5  rDev -15.4%

Photo of biboergosum
1.66/5  rDev -37.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25

12oz bottle, another re-jiggered, re-labeled offering from the Dixie Brewing Company, via the Minhas outfit in Monroe, WI, and for you Yankee and Confederate locals alike, hopefully only until the Louisiana operation gets back up and running - take my way-too-experienced word for it.

This beer pours a hazy medium golden straw colour, with one plump finger of foamy, bubble white head, which leaves a low sharply rocky vista of shoreline lace around the glass as it quickly fades away.

It smells of bready cereal malt, corn and rice well represented in a true overslept breakfast experience, stale apple cores, and overripe, browned pear flesh, with some hovering herbal, leafy hop-like essences, and that, yes, here it comes, that sickly fruit melded with plastic astringency so endemic in this brewer's wares, contract or not. The taste is rather over-sweetened adjunct malt - you can really get the corn grist and rice cakes in this one, but barely before a sickly plastic, petrochemical gag-fest chokes you to your very core, with some distracting, but not not at all improved, incoherent nail polish notes tacked on for good measure.

The bubbles are damned near non-existent, the body an actual medium weight, but not through any sane or normal brewing method sense of the word, and smooth with a signed deed from dear ol' Satan himself. It finishes damned-near saccharine sweet, the overwrought adjunct malt, diacetyl, and simmering veggies all making a pledge to further ruin my day.

Erp. I don't know what this particular offering was like when originally brewed in Cajun country, but I can't imagine that it would have been worse than this dreck. A sugary mess, one for which I lack the cajones to recommend to annny-one.

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2.75/5  rDev +3.4%

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4.39/5  rDev +65%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottle into mug! A lot better than the majority of light lagers out on the shelves.

Three finger head, amber colored beer, just like the name sounds.

Smells of corn. Tastes a little like corn too...

But, this is a good tasting corn, but aside from the malt, corn, and a small hop finish,... there isn't much to see here. However, this is a good 92 calorie beer for someone who does not want BMC.

Mouthfeel: Smooth with a bite at the end.

Overall, refreshing beer! Seek it out today. If I was focused on finding a good light beer, I would commit to a six pack.

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3.25/5  rDev +22.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -6%

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1.25/5  rDev -53%

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3.25/5  rDev +22.2%

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2.05/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 4 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Poured from a bottle into a glass for tasting. (FYI, the bottle says it was contract brewed by Joseph Huber Brewing of Monroe, WI.)

Strange aroma. It doesn't smell like beer at all. Not sure what it is, but it isn't good.

It does look nice in the glass. Pours as a clear bright honey colored with a big fluffy white head.

The flavor is odd. Kinda muddled with a little bit of grain, but mostly some kind of odd slightly metallic flavor being pretty dominant. It is fairly dry but it gets sweeter as it warms up.

Mouthfeel is also strange. Starts off as being a nice medium, but then gets weird with a strange lingering slightly stickyness.

I'm disappointed honestly. I have been looking for a lower carb beer to enjoy on a more regular basis, but I don't think this beer is it. Too much skunky weirdness. I think I would prefer a light macro to this.

One more surprising note... this beer actually improves as it gets warmer. This is not normally the M.O. for a macro style beer (which normally improves with being cold), but that's how I see it.

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2.25/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured into 9oz Pilsener glass. Poured a semi-hazy medium yellow color with just a thin cap of white head that had no retention or lacing. Why this was called "Light Amber" on the label, I don't know, because there was nothing Amber about this beer.

The aroma was just a slightly sweet basic "beer" scent, no notable aspects reached the nose. There was a slight skunk taste that didn't show up in the nose. There was also a slightly odd funk (and not the good kind), but generally this tasted like "beer".

The body was thin, as it should be for the style, but I dinged it a bit for having a sticky finish that was mildly unpleasant. Drinkability was kind of blandly meh. Overall, this would probably make an OK lawnmower beer, but that's about it. Even at that, you could make a better choice.

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Dixie Jazz from Dixie Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 5.5% out of 100 with 109 ratings
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