Czar Jack Imperial Stout - Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
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4.03/5 rDev -7.8%
64 oz. growler poured into a snifter.
Appearance - Black body. Nice big khaki head. Settles to a thin collar.
Smell - Lots of oak. Dark chocolate. Woody. Kinda chaulky. Light bourbon.
Taste - Dark chocolate. Bitter woodiness. Lingering burnt malt. Bourbon and oak in the back end.
Mouthfeel - Remarkably easy to drink. Medium low carbonation. Medium body.
Overall - Tasty and approachable stout. Not a huge beer and not an intense barrel.
07-11-2014 01:50:23 | More by Alieniloquium
4.11/5 rDev -5.9%
Backlogged entry, reviewed from notes. The appearance is pitch black with thick brown head and great head retention for the stature of this brew. The nose features heavy molasses, undeniable Jack character which brings some "rough" oaky notes. This is paired with chocolate, dark fruit, and more oak. The taste is ashy up front with definite charred barrel character. Heavy whiskey with a sweet malt profile. Roasted malt sneaks its way through at the end. The mouthfeel has higher than average carbonation and a relatively thin mouthfeel. Overall, this has a ton of flavor, but is somewhat harsh with the whiskey character.
05-12-2014 01:26:11 | More by homebrew311
4.41/5 rDev +0.9%
Pitch black with a dense and considerable amount of cinnamon colored head.
Loads of bakers chocolate, root beer, and vanilla in the nose. Like a boozy root beer float.
The barrel accentuates the vanilla and oak while still
letting the underlying beer shine. It has a slight heat, but not boozy by any means. Bitter and sweet chocolate, a dark roast, fudge brownies, and root beer.
Very smooth and heavy body. Moderate carbonation.
Highly recommended and one of the better beers from TH, and I mean that in a complimentary way.
04-30-2014 12:02:09 | More by Vonerichs
4.3/5 rDev -1.6%
On tap at the Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery. 12 oz served cold in a tulip glass today 4/19/2014.
A- pitch black body, thick with a dark mocha head that has the best retention of any BA stout I've ever seen. Thick, filmy and stays for what feels like forever. Not much lacing
S- sweet dark chocolate, coffee, dark fruit, a touch of Cherry and just the right amount of bourbon and vanilla.
T- Roast malt, milk chocolate, coffee, well integrated bourbon that adds more sweetness and a touch of vanilla. The roast really helps counterbalances the sweetness.
M- full bodied. Well carbonated, creamy almost. Sweet, mocha-like aftertaste that's balanced by a roasty bitterness.
O- excellent RIS that has the right touch of bourbon barrel aging. The barrels add a lot to the character without overwhelming the base beer.
04-19-2014 23:47:59 | More by Stevedore
4.74/5 rDev +8.5%
First visit to Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery. Will not be my last. Czar Jack had just been put on the taps at the end of their Barrel Aged Week. Pitch black pour with minimal head. Bourbon plus on the aroma. Same on the taste but also vanilla with very light coffee and tobacco. Mouthfeel a tad thin but didn't detract much. Very glad to have tried this offering from MTHB.
04-19-2014 21:41:53 | More by Norseman
Czar Jack Imperial Stout from Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
97 out of 100 based on 353 ratings.