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Czar Jack Imperial Stout - Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery

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356 Ratings
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Ratings: 356
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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Photo of JackieTH
4.6/5  rDev +5.3%

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..

JackieTH, Feb 27, 2013
Photo of Powderhornphil
4.5/5  rDev +3%

Powderhornphil, Feb 24, 2013
Photo of josephwa
4.5/5  rDev +3%

josephwa, Feb 24, 2013
Photo of sacrelicio
4.5/5  rDev +3%

sacrelicio, Feb 21, 2013
Photo of cofeeguru
4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

cofeeguru, Feb 20, 2013
Photo of Cyclone8
4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

Cyclone8, Feb 20, 2013
Photo of rjacobs6
4/5  rDev -8.5%

rjacobs6, Feb 19, 2013
Photo of mychalg9
4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

mychalg9, Feb 17, 2013
Photo of jegross2
4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

jegross2, Feb 08, 2013
Photo of Mjmoser
4.5/5  rDev +3%

Mjmoser, Feb 07, 2013
Photo of Hopsiam14
4.5/5  rDev +3%

Hopsiam14, Feb 04, 2013
Photo of FeelinSurley
3.75/5  rDev -14.2%

FeelinSurley, Feb 04, 2013
Photo of HuskyinPDX
2.51/5  rDev -42.6%

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!

HuskyinPDX, Jan 31, 2013
Photo of popery
3.25/5  rDev -25.6%

popery, Jan 27, 2013
Photo of Kelp
4.5/5  rDev +3%

Kelp, Jan 23, 2013
Photo of thewimperoo
4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

thewimperoo, Jan 19, 2013
Photo of ChrisPro
3.25/5  rDev -25.6%

ChrisPro, Jan 19, 2013
Photo of nataku00
3/5  rDev -31.4%

nataku00, Jan 09, 2013
Photo of zrab11
4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

zrab11, Dec 27, 2012
Photo of GregSVT
4.08/5  rDev -6.6%

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!

GregSVT, Dec 25, 2012
Photo of marine1975
4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

marine1975, Dec 09, 2012
Photo of Robdrinx
4.5/5  rDev +3%

Robdrinx, Nov 17, 2012
Photo of Arbitrator
1.8/5  rDev -58.8%

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.

Arbitrator, Nov 16, 2012
Photo of Samwhyz
4.5/5  rDev +3%

Samwhyz, Nov 04, 2012
Photo of t0rin0
4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

t0rin0, Nov 04, 2012
Czar Jack Imperial Stout from Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
97 out of 100 based on 356 ratings.