Oh-J
Lone Pine Brewing Company

Oh-JOh-J
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Style:
IPA - New England
Ranked #387
ABV:
8.1%
Score:
95
Ranked #1,509
Avg:
4.28 | pDev: 6.78%
Reviews:
48
Ratings:
184
From:
Lone Pine Brewing Company
 
Maine, United States
Avail:
Year-round
Wants
  6
Gots
  47
SCORE
95
World-Class
Oh-JOh-J
Notes: A carefully selected arrangement of late-addition hops produce a pure citrus punch. 0% fruit. Fresh, never frozen. Not from concentrate.
Reviews: 48 | Ratings: 184 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Reviews by Brushkanna:
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Brushkanna from New Jersey

4.19/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Aug 01, 2020
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stoumi from California

4.23/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Oh-J pours a cloudy, somewhat thick orange juice color with a thick and creamy head. The smell is a big citrusy aroma with orange, grapefruit and a melon sweetness. Taste is big orange and citrus fruit including some zest with a medium mouthfeel.

Nov 06, 2018
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Fensox from Maine

4.87/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Just had this on its birthday release at the brewery. The description and name promote mega citrus and the beer does not disappoint. I could be drinking a glass of ginger ale for all the alcohol notes which means there are none. This 8.1% is completely hidden away beneath exquisite sharp (yet pleasant) citrus notes. The flavor is a cross between eating a tangerine and giving a little nibble to the rind for a bery slight bitterness that is welcome and balances the fruit flavors.

This brewery has been growing in my esteem for some time. First Brightside IPA woke me up and made me pay attention to this little brewery in the Bayside neighborhood then they dropped Tessellation just to show they had the science down. I feel like this beer is their magnum opus. I've had Swish and Dinner and Heady Topper and the rest. I feel that this is the best DIPA I have ever had but I would like to let some time set in and go a couple rounds with Oh-J before I crown it. Right now, sitting in the pleasant tangerine wonderland they've brought to my senses it is hard to see myself seeking any other beer over this. An absolute masterpiece in brewing. This beer will become difficult to obtain very soon. Enjoy.....what a good time to enjoy brews as a Mainer.

Apr 14, 2017
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Ronl12 from Massachusetts

3.59/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

16 oz can into chalice. No date.
Look is nice hazy yellow/orange. Smel is citrus with orange on top. Taste follows nose and has a funk at the end. Feel is light. Overall, not bad but I wouldn't seek it out.

Nov 14, 2019
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swierczt from Connecticut

4.23/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Jul 12, 2019
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IrishChocolate from Texas

5/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Shotgunned 2 4 packs and it was great. Seriously poked a hole in the bottom with my keys and slammed this sweet goodness. Don’t worry, I had a designated driver.

Jul 19, 2020
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RickyBfromCT from Connecticut

3.83/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

May 21, 2019
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HorseheadsHophead from New York

4.51/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Looks like orange juice.

Smells like orange, peach, pineapple, and mango.

Tastes like freshly squeezed orange with some bite from the peel. Hints of peach and mango, but orange and grapefruit dominate. White bread and grainy oats in the middle. The finish is lightly dry with a bit of grapefruit peel bitterness.

Creamy, but not gooey. Medium-light carbonation. Soft and silky.

Extremely well made, clean, citrusy NEDIPA. Excellent.

Apr 02, 2020
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ShallowHal27 from Massachusetts

4.3/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

May 18, 2020
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NRMeadmore from Connecticut

4.18/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Mar 14, 2020
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Dmasiello from Rhode Island

4.98/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

May 20, 2020
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prisdefer from New York

3/5  rDev -29.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Sep 25, 2020
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jhlosito75 from Pennsylvania

4.23/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Jan 19, 2020
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Wiffler27 from New Jersey

4.48/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Feb 25, 2020
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raycoll from New York

4.3/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Dec 22, 2019
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blevinsaj from Ohio

4.31/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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jrc1093 from Connecticut

3.83/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Canned on 6/21/19

Pours a hazy light gold with around a finger of frothy white head; decent retention yields a thin film of lace clinging to the glass along with a slight collar.

Aromas of pulpy orange juice, herbaceous pine, and bittersweet grapefruit nectar really burst from the glass first; herbal lemon peel shows a sporadic, citrusy twang, while some guava, pineapple, and other tropical undertones bring a slightly juicy sweetness.

Taste shows tangerine and a distinct Sunny Delight tone taking a backseat to a more pronounced dry, candied grapefruit, with some lemon peel sneaking in sans acidity.

Mouthfeel gives off a prickly medium body, sticky and lightly tongue-coating, and with a soft carbonation; lingering herbal bittering with a touch of hop burn woven in to an otherwise refreshing, juicy burst into the finish.

Unique and polarizing hybridization of West Coast and New England-style IPAs. Juicy, abundantly fruity, but coursing with an almost funky underlying bitterness that can both clash and integrate with the profile sip-by-sip; a bit of an anomaly, but it works generally more than it doesn't.

Jul 16, 2019
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socon67 from New York

4.06/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Jan 17, 2020
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mickyge from Massachusetts

4.08/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours cloudy yellow orange 1 inch fluffy head
aroma is citrus forward
taste was orange and tangerine and rind
full mouth feel mostly juicy medium carbonation and finishes with a bit of a sticky rind type bite.
overall tasty and refreshing

Mar 15, 2020
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KingforaDay from New Jersey

4.46/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Sep 20, 2020
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wmcgar01 from Pennsylvania

4.34/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Apr 21, 2020
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buzzy from Pennsylvania

4.17/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Jun 04, 2019
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WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

4.13/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Jul 16, 2019
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Dakin from Utah

4.15/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Jan 04, 2020
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BuxMontBeerLover from Pennsylvania

4.29/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Jun 20, 2019
Oh-J from Lone Pine Brewing Company
Beer rating: 95 out of 100 with 184 ratings