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Czar Jack Imperial Stout - Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery

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381 Ratings
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Ratings: 381
Reviews: 148
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 12.39%
Wants: 520
Gots: 28 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  9.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: feloniousmonk on 11-01-2004

Ol' Jack Frost aged in Jack Daniels barrels.
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Ratings: 381 | Reviews: 148
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4.62/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Czar Jack 2013 (growler)

Foreboding deep brown-black pour with a thin angry film of deep mocha foam. Trace of lacing.

Smells of rum cake, raisins, dark chocolate, toasted coconut, vanilla..delicious.

Taste is semi-sweet chocolate, figs, raisins, coconut rum cake. Lightly sweet. Very complex with layer upon layer of flavor.

Nice zing of carbonation cuts through the richly layered flavors. Creamy mouthfeel. Medium heavy body is actually lighter than I expected.

No hint of ABV.

Very very good...it will be challenge for me NOT to finish this entire growler tonight..

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4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

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4/5  rDev -8.3%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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2.61/5  rDev -40.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

2012 bottle opened on 1.24.13.

A - Pours a very dark brown with a huge mocha brown head that just sits there.

S - Booze, wood, ripe fruit, slight cherry.

T - Sour cherry, tin, damn it! This one is infected.

D - Tons of carbonation and a medium body.

O - I see what this could have been, but it isn't!

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3.25/5  rDev -25.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -25.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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4.08/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

750ml bottle into a tulip

A: Pours black with a really brown head that fades to a ring and leaves some lacing on the glass.

S: The nose starts with chocolate, vanilla, slight notes of molasses, and a hint of earthy hops.

T: The taste is similar with great flavors of chocolate, vanilla, citrus, and a bit of molasses on the finish.

M: The feel is medium bodied and really creamy.

O: This is not exactly a top 5 stout but it's still pretty tasty. A bit less hops and this could be fantastic...just not my style. This bottle was definitely not infected!

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4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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1.86/5  rDev -57.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Chilled bottle into a glass, courtesy of lurchingbeast. From notes.

A: Pours black with a mocha-colored head. Very foamy, but I'm hoping this is just a bottling issue.

S: Metallic, roasty chocolate with a mild bourbon nose. I'm hoping this isn't infected.

T: Hopes dashed. Tart cherry, a mild sourness, and strong metallicity. Bourbon and roast are restrained. This is way off.

M: Light-bodied and overcarbed.

O: Yuck.

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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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Czar Jack Imperial Stout from Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
96 out of 100 based on 381 ratings.