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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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This brown ale was brewed to commemorate the Lungevity Everest Expedition. Brian Oestrike the brother of Jackie O’s owner Art, sumitted the unforgiving mountain on May 22nd, 2007. The climb was a vehicle to raise money and awareness about lung cancer. The people of Tibet call Mt. Everest “Chomolungma” this exceptional ale carries on the spirit of the climb. 8 Malts, 2 hops, and twenty pounds of wild flower honey give this ale an exceptional character. Baked muffins, dark fruit, bittersweet chocolate, rich honey and earthy subtle hops caress the palate. Booze soaked chocolate raisins round out the warm finish. Now available in cans.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BuckeyeBoy (2837) - Boise, Idaho, USA - NOV 10, 2013
12oz can thanks to Jeremy. Pours a deep brown with a off-white head. Nose is toast, honey sweetness, and a hint of dark chocolate. Taste is dark chocolate, honey, toast, pitfruit, and some nut on the end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RABinCO (1374) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - OCT 31, 2013
Can thanks to Petey "phaleslu" Pablo. Pours a nice deep cola brown. Slight tan head. Aroma is sweet floral honey, roasted malt. Taste is floral honey sweetness, creamy coffe, chocolate, vanilla, roasted malt. Very smooth mouthfeel. Borders on a nice creamy porter. Neate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (5021) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 30, 2013
12oz can pours a hazy, deep brown with some thin, creamy white head. Nose is sweet, bran muffin, raisin, brown sugar, bread crust, malt, a little German chocolate cake. Flavor is similar, sweet, malty, cracker, biscuit, brown sugar, some honey, a flick of spice, some raisin. Finishes dry with a nice breadiness. Solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 29, 2013
(12oz can, courtesy of Errl) Pours a brown body with a small-off-white head. Aroma of roasted malt, cocoa, nuts, and maple. Flavor of caramel, nuts, cocoa, roasted malt, dark fruit, and toffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brigadier (3030) - Clevelandish, Ohio, USA - OCT 26, 2013
12 ounce can
This was a respectable release from Jackie O’s that did not involve barrel aging or sourness. If it were more easy to find I would buy some. I will have to look at Lizardville next time I am in Cleveland to see what other canned offerings they have available.

Aroma / Appearance - A reddish brown base fills the glass with melted chocolate. Sandy tan head sits on top like handfuls of sawdust. Chocolate pudding, malt, and tea dregs flesh out a fresh feeling brown ale that brightens the air without being heavy.

Flavor / Palate - Malt rides on a wave of fresh brewed iced tea. A light bitter finish wraps up a balanced release that is easy to drink from start to finish. It may not be the greatest brown ale on the market. Even so this is a sign that there is more going on in Athens than just big sours and stouts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
markwise (4501) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - OCT 19, 2013
Can from Jackie O’s. Pours a deep brown with an off-white head. Nose is toast, some honey, earth, and a hint of dark chocolate. Flavor is similar with chocolate, honey, toast, slight raisin, and some bitterness on the back end. Interesting brown ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
matthewjk (928) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 13, 2013
That’s what I call a brown ale! So damn happy to finally see Jackie Os in a store near me, because I’ve seen good reviews on their stuff for years! Very complex brown with a considerable malt backbone--with just enough hop stiffness. 1st try form Jackie Os / 12oz can.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RRistow12 (269) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - OCT 10, 2013
Tasted from draft at brewery. Pours a slightly cloudy dark brown with a beige head. Great lacing. Aroma is toffee and some sweet malt. Taste is robust nutty and toffee taste. Hints of chocolate. Sticky feel on the palate. Mild to moderate bitter finish. Medium to full bodied. Pretty solid brown ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (5895) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - OCT 3, 2013
olivia means olive tree .. . deep brown tan .. mild foam .. . easy mouth, really no problem on the drinkable scale .. . quite sweet, light malt and maple. .. not too bad really, needs to be balanced, more bitterness but not at all a bad brew .. . . i love trains, but being hit by one is a major .....drag

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ADesenberg (630) - Ohio, USA - OCT 1, 2013
Can: Pours a dark chocolaty brown with a nice tan head. Aroma is sweet chocolate. Taste is slightly sweet, earthy and roasty. Very nicely done brown ale.

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