Jackie Os Funky Gold Verbena
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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.53/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 128   ABV: 4.25%
4.25% golden ale brewed with lemon balm, lemon verbena, and lemon zest

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (13336) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 27, 2012
Draft sample. Poured hazy yellow color with an average off-white frothy head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate lemon citrus aroma. Medium body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Medium lemon oil flavor with a medium lemon finish of moderate duration. Interesting drinkable brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (11327) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 12, 2010
UPDATED: SEP 2, 2010 On draught at Bodega. This brew is a clear golden color with a thin white head that burns away to a film eventually. Thin strings of lacing. Citrusy aroma with some grain notes. Light body with a zesty lemon and orange flavor along with some sweet doughy malt and hops in the background. The finish is crisp and lemony with a lingering citrus aftertaste. Deceptively simple and tasty brew all around. Above average.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (9671) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 19, 2011
Very hazy light yellow color, thin white head. Little lace. Very interesting and unique spice aroma that I dont recognize, definitely funky. Kind of like the fresh lemon scent you would expect from a cleaning product, but not in a bad way. Very unique, and powerful in the nose. Stronger, but crisp carbonation, very drinkable, lighter body. Light sweet taste, some spice. Really good flavor for a session ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (8901) - Ohio, USA - APR 15, 2012
Draft @ Jackie Os. Pours a hazy golden color with a medium sized white head that disappears rather quickly. The aroma has some doughy malt, mild to moderate lemony citrus, herbal with a light funky quality. The flavor ha doughy malt, mild sweetness, lemon citrus and herbal notes. An easy drinking golden ale with a twist; a true session type beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JaBier (6878) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - SEP 10, 2010
On tap at Bodega. Clear gold pour with a thin white head. Funky aroma with sweet malt, lemon and a bit of a spicy character, almost like ginger but not quite. Flavor is malty, citrusy and a bit funky with that same almost ginger character before a bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Suttree (6046) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 21, 2012
From a growler, thanks to grownfool (and photokut). Pours gold, bubbly, moderate loose head. Smells lemony, and herbal, with a touch of cardboard. Taste is...Im gonna be honest, Im not 100% sure I know what verbena tastes like, but there is a weird, woody/herbal notes in this, mixed with lemon. Is that it? Anyway, a bit odd, but tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
JStax (5044) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - MAR 25, 2012
Poured on draft. Appearance is a light gold with a crisp white head of foam. Aroma is sweet and fruity. The lemon doesnt really come through like I thought it would, but the fruitiness does shine. I get a bit of zest in the taste, but other than that, this beer is just a nice, sweet, golden ale. Great beer for just sitting on the porch drinking a few beers, but what beer isnt good for that? Maybe Im too easy to please.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Thorpe429 (5016) - , Illinois, USA - AUG 16, 2012
On tap at Jackie Os. Served in a sampler glass, and followed up with a few pints out of the growler we took back to the campground. Pours a clear golden color with a fluffy white head and plenty of lacing. The nose carries hints of pepper alongside fresh zest and a bit of an herbal character. Lemon is nice, and leads the way into a very crisp and clean body. Smooth bitterness and dry herbal character. Super refreshing and easy to drink. The whole growler was gone before we knew it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
theisti (3856) - Kansas, USA - SEP 5, 2012
Approximately 4 ounce sample at the Jackie Os Public House in Athens, Ohio. The pour is clear golden with a white head. Lots of carbonation bubbles line the glass. The aroma is grain, lemon zest and a vegetal earthiness. The taste is the vegetal, the lemon peel and zest, and then a fairly muddled yeastiness. The palate is medium bodied with a lower carbonation level and a lingering herbal yeast.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ucusty (2691) - raleigh, North Carolina, USA - AUG 15, 2010
Lively gold pour with a fizzy white head. Aroma is lemon zest and grains. Flavor follows suite with a dry finish.

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