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Dark Apparition - Jackie O's Pub & Brewery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

284 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 284
Reviews: 75
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 13.29%
Wants: 271
Gots: 60 | FT: 7
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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dcisco44

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -3.4%

06-09-2014 00:27:22 | More by dcisco44
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tclipse

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

06-08-2014 20:46:23 | More by tclipse
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Bilco

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

06-08-2014 20:36:02 | More by Bilco
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pants678

California

2.9/5  rDev -30%

Black body, slim off-white head.

Roasted malts are clear.

Flavor's striking, of a dark chocolate 90% or higher. Could use barrel to round it out or vanilla beans or anise to smooth it out. Alcohol's semi prevalent. Tough to enjoy, has a real inky, licorice character.

May work better as a porter with up'd carbonation.

06-06-2014 05:31:21 | More by pants678
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ttylicki

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

06-06-2014 01:09:56 | More by ttylicki
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Artjsantos

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

05-30-2014 15:25:24 | More by Artjsantos
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pagesofphotographs

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

05-29-2014 02:48:33 | More by pagesofphotographs
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

3.99/5  rDev -3.6%

I had this on tap at Three Penny Taproom, served in a tulip.

The color is black, opaque with medium tan head with sporadic lace left on the glass and fine bead. The aroma is of dark cocoa and brownie batter which has been burned onto the pan with light alcohol and mild toffee hints with spice in the background. The feel is sweet like toffee with big roasted and bitter grainy texure with moderate bitter with med high carbonation and warming alochol in the drying finish.

The taste of this stout is very rich with dark cocoa and slight roasted coffee acidity with a mild dark brown sugar tinge and lots of alcohol midway with almost spicy accent of heat with a bitter dark grain lingering flavor with some dark fruit like raisin and perhaps black pepper. The overall take is a pretty tasty stout for the strength - alcohol is not well masked though good dark malt flavor but a bit out of balance for my taste, though...a little raw and almost hot.

05-28-2014 18:44:08 | More by Slatetank
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srgj88

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

05-26-2014 14:30:28 | More by srgj88
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

05-25-2014 09:47:54 | More by williamjbauer
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primrose54

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

05-24-2014 02:47:40 | More by primrose54
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BuckTuckian

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

05-23-2014 13:37:01 | More by BuckTuckian
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hopsolutely

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

05-19-2014 20:26:56 | More by hopsolutely
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dbc5

Ohio

4/5  rDev -3.4%

05-18-2014 01:48:17 | More by dbc5
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muraco3

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

05-18-2014 01:09:58 | More by muraco3
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Satchboogie

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

05-14-2014 21:10:47 | More by Satchboogie
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GRG1313

California

4/5  rDev -3.4%

05-13-2014 05:21:23 | More by GRG1313
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hollywood_15063

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

05-11-2014 23:24:22 | More by hollywood_15063
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PeakedInHighSchool

Missouri

4/5  rDev -3.4%

05-08-2014 17:50:51 | More by PeakedInHighSchool
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MikeCactusGordon

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

05-05-2014 12:49:39 | More by MikeCactusGordon
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GatorLCA

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

05-04-2014 22:27:40 | More by GatorLCA
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scott2269

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

05-04-2014 13:32:57 | More by scott2269
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Vondiggity

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

05-03-2014 02:25:49 | More by Vondiggity
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Buckeye982

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

05-03-2014 01:37:46 | More by Buckeye982
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Matthew1788

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

05-01-2014 02:25:47 | More by Matthew1788
Dark Apparition from Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 284 ratings.