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RATINGS: 93   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Firefly is our lightest offering at Jackie Os. We like to refer to it as our gateway ale. Introducing macro drinkers to this beer has proved to be effective in converting them into craft beer drinkers. Seasoned craft beer drinkers also admire the drinkability and soft but wide rage of flavors embedded within this Amber ale. A fusion of Maris Otter, Belgian Pilsen, and American 2-row provide an interesting and complex malty base for this refreshing ale. Lightly roasted malt gives Firefly a biscuit-like finish. Carefully selected hops provide an herbal and mildly citrus aroma and flavor.

ABV: 5%
2013 ABV: 4.5%

Malt: American 2-row, Maris Otter, Pilsen, White Wheat, Special Roast, Cara 8

Hops: Hallertau, Athantum, Cascade

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Panzuriel (1556) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - OCT 22, 2015
12 oz can purchased as part of a six at the Meijer in Westerville. Jackie Os Firefly Amber pours a mostly clear amber with a full head of white bubbles. Nose is a good deal of caramelized malts, roasted cereal and grain. Taste is a little more balanced than the aroma would lead one to believe. Nicely roasted malts play nicely with floral hops. Body is medium. a decent, if slightly unusual amber ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (7854) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 13, 2015
UPDATED: NOV 3, 2015 I like the differences in this toasty and biscuit amber, but at the end of the day, it still doesnt stand out. OK, but a one timer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DavoleBomb (1614) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 3, 2015
Poured into a perfect pint. Ive been to Jackie Os many, many times and tried many, many beers, but this one along with most of their normal lineup have been overshadowed and forgotten during my trips. Thus, this is my first real endeavor into the usual. 3.0 A: Mildly hazed copper amber color. One and a half fingers of frothy off white head. Retention is about average and a short ring of lacing is left. 3.75 S: This smells like I want amber ales to smell like. Big toastiness up in the forefront with sweet caramel malts playing an almost as powerful supporting role. Grassy hops and a touch of earth to round it out. 3.25 T: The taste is good, but it lacks power and needs a stronger malt base. Toastiness, caramel, and grassy hops again, just not enough. 3.25 M: The mouthfeel is also lacking. Light to lighter medium body. Very lightly creamy. Needs more body and creaminess. 3.25 D: Its decent enough, but Im not surprised that no one has ever said, "Here try this," while I was at JOs drinking much more interesting beers. ★ 1,041 characters DavoleBomb, Mar 28, 2014

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
shigadeyo (3387) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 3, 2015
9/24/2015: Amber in color, but ths beer is just another beer for me with nothing really standing out other than a floral hoppiness and dull flavor overall that I just dont care about. Draught at R.P. McMurphys Pub in Cincinnati, Ohio.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
agl108 (939) - Upper St. Clair, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 22, 2015
12 oz. can. Poured a slightly hazy amber. Almost flat appearing. Sweet caramel, earthy, toasted malt, light grass. Under carbonated.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Onslow (1301) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - JUL 1, 2015
Pour from a 12 oz can at Hocking Hills Dining Lodge. Amber brew with off white head. Aroma of light resinous hops. Taste is mild malt up front with a grassy sour hops finish. OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blipp (7342) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 22, 2015
Can via alexsdad06. Pours golden orange with a thin white head. Pale and toasted malts, mild floral hops, faint bitterness, and a quick finish. Balanced and quite drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ahuth (104) - - JUN 15, 2015
Canned.. Hint of citrus with a malty taste. Light and mostly malty. Thick not very light. Reminds me of a German style ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
UDBeernut (2308) - Between JAX and SGJ, Florida, USA - APR 25, 2015
Pours golden Amber, thin off white head. Some mild pine but mostly toast and some sweetness. Medium body and I stantoy forgettable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
arminjewell (8842) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - APR 7, 2015
Pour out of 12 oz can, slightly hazy dark red-orange pour with slightly off white head, aroma brought notes of caramel, toast, toffee, some red fruits, touch of vanilla into a bit of lemon peel. Taste was a mix of lemon, grass, yeast into a bit of bread, slight spicy notes, finishing slightly bitter. Not bad.

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