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Dark Apparition - Jackie O's Pub & Brewery

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

392 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 392
Reviews: 87
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 11.75%
Wants: 279
Gots: 106 | FT: 17
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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Serving: 12 ounce bottle poured into a Firestone Walker brandy snifter

Appearance: wonderful looking beer, pitch black, nice tan head, dissipates quickly but lots of tiny bubbles stick around the glass's edge, very little light comes through when held up.

Smell: getting lots of dry roasted malts on the nose, there's a nutty roasted aroma coming through I am not getting any alcohol on the nose.

Taste: Big roasted, chocolate, nutty malts, getting some alcohol, very smooth, drinkable, a little bit of coffee type bitterness, very good.

Mouthfeel: Nice creamy mouthfeel, this is above medium mouthfeel, not very thick, semi-viscuous mouthfeel, finishes dry on the palate, lots of carbonation.

Overall: this is really good, not sure about the beers age acquired it in a trade, it's different than most imperial stouts I drink. I would to try this fresh or on tap to get a better understanding of it, but it's really good and a must try for stout lovers as myself.

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Overall 90/100

Nice big full bodied head. Lasted much longer that most stouts. Aromas were also much more prevalent. Yeast, brown sugar, Chocolate and coffee. Huge chocolate Coffee flavor that covered the 10.5 rather well. Really was an exceptional Stout that stuck out in a sea of average~

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Dark Apparition from Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 392 ratings.