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Czar Jack Imperial Stout - Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

353 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 353
Reviews: 148
rAvg: 4.37
pDev: 12.81%
Wants: 501
Gots: 29 | 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:
Ol' Jack Frost aged in Jack Daniels barrels.

(Beer added by: feloniousmonk on 11-01-2004)
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EgadBananas

Louisiana

4.89/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a growler.

Pitch black body, opaque, dark brown finger of rocky, frothy head. Dissipated to a foamy ring and just looks sexy. The aroma is rich with Belgian chocolate, bourbon, charred oak, burnt cara,el, vanilla beans, roasted coffee and fudge. On the taste, there's this luxurious, velvety chocolate, like truffles and mousse. Mildly bourbon-y with some smoldering woodiness, vanilla, and espresso. Finishes with some mild warming alcohol in the back of your throat. The body is so incredibly silky, smooth, thick and viscous, rich, but not too heavy. Nothing is cloying, despite being rediculously decadent.

I don't have really anything I can complain about this. The flavors are so complex it's stupid, and so drinkable it's scary.

Big ups to Shane for sharing! Very glad we could get a big group together to share this!

Serving type: growler

08-05-2013 01:08:58 | More by EgadBananas
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cfaulman

Louisiana

4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

08-04-2013 18:32:52 | More by cfaulman
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injuredreserve

Louisiana

4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

08-04-2013 00:12:35 | More by injuredreserve
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Rutager

British Columbia (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

CP filled growler that I've had since the cold winter months. Thanks Steasy66, been looking forward to this bad boy.

Appearance. Pours fairly thick, black, and topped with a finger of pretty dark brown head that had moderate retention.

Smell. Dark chocolate, woody bourbon, vanilla and a little bit of licorice root and prune plums.

Taste. Nice semi sweet bakers chocolate, lots of toasted oak, a dash of bourbon and licorice root, and just a trace of dark fruit. Very nice. The dark chocolate lingers a while.

Mouthfeel. Pretty full body, medium-low carbonation.

Overall. Fantastic stuff. Lots of wood and chocolate, bourbon is complimentary and not even close to overdone. Just how a BB RIS should be imo. Thanks again man, you always hook me up with the goods.

Serving type: growler

07-29-2013 02:22:59 | More by Rutager
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Ross_Haddow

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

07-27-2013 23:06:16 | More by Ross_Haddow
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Jeffrey2310

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

07-26-2013 02:37:40 | More by Jeffrey2310
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stpjames

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +14.4%

07-24-2013 18:32:20 | More by stpjames
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inlimbo77

Delaware

4.36/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

3/6/13 filled, growler drank 7/20/13
MN town hall glass

A: Pours pitch black. Motor oil. Thin layer of dark tan head. Amazing how for MN town hall growler system works! Still amazing carbonation streaming up the glass.

S: Typical chocolate roast and normal hints. Cocoa puffs. Vanilla and caramel. Some dark fruits maybe. Coffee.

T: Deep dark chocolate up front. Dark roast coffee. Vanilla hints. Medium bodied. Finish is long. This is really drinkable. There is some heat on the back end but nothing overly offensive.

M: Full bodied.

Serving type: growler

07-22-2013 14:07:57 | More by inlimbo77
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LincolnHawk

Djibouti

4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

07-11-2013 16:25:47 | More by LincolnHawk
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Anonymous1

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3%

07-07-2013 23:08:17 | More by Anonymous1
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ArchEnemyBrew

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +3%

07-06-2013 17:06:08 | More by ArchEnemyBrew
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Pete27lax

New York

3.25/5  rDev -25.6%

07-03-2013 15:29:55 | More by Pete27lax
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breaks808

California

5/5  rDev +14.4%

06-29-2013 20:56:34 | More by breaks808
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vobr0002

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +3%

06-28-2013 22:34:49 | More by vobr0002
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thebigredone

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -8.5%

06-22-2013 15:45:13 | More by thebigredone
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jjheinrichs

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

06-22-2013 06:19:00 | More by jjheinrichs
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chippo33

Vermont

4/5  rDev -8.5%

06-15-2013 02:19:55 | More by chippo33
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HopsMatt

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

06-13-2013 06:24:26 | More by HopsMatt
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chase2634

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

06-09-2013 14:26:22 | More by chase2634
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DrZeus10

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +3%

06-03-2013 23:14:14 | More by DrZeus10
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yamar68

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +3%

06-02-2013 00:43:57 | More by yamar68
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dasmusik

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

05-28-2013 21:54:47 | More by dasmusik
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ajzy

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -14.2%

05-26-2013 06:21:19 | More by ajzy
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mhenson42

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

05-21-2013 00:53:16 | More by mhenson42
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rmalinowski4

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3%

05-07-2013 19:49:28 | More by rmalinowski4
Czar Jack Imperial Stout from Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
97 out of 100 based on 353 ratings.