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Dark Apparition - Jackie O's Pub & Brewery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

291 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 291
Reviews: 76
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 13.01%
Wants: 274
Gots: 61 | FT: 6
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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Yes, I love this beer. It's on my "Damn that's a good beer!" list. And yes, I say that every time I have it!

Appearance - Dark brown-black, with a beautiful reddish cast when held in front of light.

Smell - "Damn that's a good beer!" Yes, when I smell it too! Chocolate, coffee, vanilla, raisin, toffee, malty, nutty. All that and yet not too sweet.

Taste - Same as smell: chocolate, coffee, vanilla, raisin, toffee, malty, nutty notes. Bitter chocolate aftertaste."Damn that's a good beer!"

Mouthfeel - Coating syrup feel.

Overall - Still my favorite Russian Imperial Stout. Dangerous because it's way too drinkable. No problem consuming a growler with a little help from a friend. All versions of DA should be consumed, but the original will always rein supreme! - Thanks Brad!

GrowlerGirl, Jun 30, 2011
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This is part of the most epic stout tasting ever. This from Mistakebythelake

A-dark black with tan head and lacing
S-chocolate and slight bit of vanilla
T-chocolate and lots of roastiness. I am more and more impressed with this brewery the more I have of it
M-gosh of so smooth. Medium bodied and creamy. Can I give this a 6?
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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.

T_Reeves92, Aug 27, 2014
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Dark Apparition from Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 291 ratings.