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Dark Apparition - Jackie O's Pub & Brewery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

300 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 300
Reviews: 77
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 13.01%
Wants: 273
Gots: 71 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
Jackie O's Pub & Brewery visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
According to the brewer, this is a Russian Imperial Stout, not American Double Stout.

(Beer added by: Hophead101 on 11-06-2008)
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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Wow. From the growler from the brewery. Pours a thick oily black with light tan head and
nice moderate lacing. The head dissipates to a thin layer. Nose of molasses, chocolate,
toffee, tons of sweet malts, and a hint of coffee. Flavors are deep and intriguing. Full on
Russian Imperial Stout. Richly roasted malts and flavors of dark chocolate hit up front with a
nice hint of sweetness that lingers. Licorice (black) lightly coats the tongue without being
over powering. A moderate coffee bitterness dances with hops and settles down to a nice
roasted sweetness. Excellent smooth mouthfeel. Wonderful with warmth. Tons of alcohol
warmth on the aftertaste. Nice.
An A plus!

Cheers

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A: Dark black with a light tan head.
S: Chocolate, Dark Fruits, Candied Sugar
T: Follows the nose with an alcohol finish
M: Velvety feeling in the mouth, perfect consistency
O: Very Good beer. Jackie O's has outdone themselves on this one.

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Dark Apparition from Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 300 ratings.