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Dark Apparition - Jackie O's Pub & Brewery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

294 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 294
Reviews: 77
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 13.01%
Wants: 273
Gots: 66 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

PJHOY, Today at 02:35 AM
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4.13/5  rDev -0.5%
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

Brutaltruth, Today at 12:07 AM
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

2014 bottle. Thanks Daniel! Smells malty and lightly smoky, surprisingly like a Scotch ale, along with molasses, coffee, chocolate cake, and hints of herbs and licorice. On the palate, deep dark chocolate, licorice, and brown malt. Only slightly sweet. Nice herbal hop bitterness, lingering for quite a while and completely drying out the finish. High drinkability. An original and interesting brew, and quite enjoyable.

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4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

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 294 ratings.