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Dark Apparition - Jackie O's Pub & Brewery

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

407 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 407
Reviews: 89
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 11.75%
Wants: 279
Gots: 109 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

mportnoy, Nov 01, 2014
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4.33/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Received as an extra in a trade and poured into my Duvel tulip. 2014 vintage 375mL

A - Pours a nice dark brown/black hue with a good one finger mocha head that fades to leave a thick creamy halo and light clouding.

S - Aromas of rich bakers chocolate, faint roasted malts, very light smoke. Faint caramel sweetness and alcohol. Lots of rich chocolate for sure.

T - Taste is more of the nice milk and bakers chocolate. Rich and deep with a nice roasted malt char going on. Faint licorice notes, light caramel. The alcohol is hidden nicely, but, is more evident on the back end with a faint burn. Very straightforward.

M - Mouthfeel is smooth and creamy, alcohol is hidden nicely save for the finish.

O - Overall, a very nice RIS. Well crafted, like nearly every single Jackie O's stout. A bit hot on the finish, but the taste makes up for it.

Serving Type: Bottle

rudzud, Oct 31, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +0.7%

randyb0007, Oct 30, 2014
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4.44/5  rDev +6.5%

chrismattlin, Oct 29, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +0.7%

miffsudd, Oct 28, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +0.7%

chewymangos, Oct 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

IPAchris, Oct 28, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -22.1%

RebornStussy, Oct 28, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +5.5%

Dlf7431, Oct 26, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev +1.7%

Ricegt1984, Oct 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

Rob315, Oct 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

cwxc818, Oct 25, 2014
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4.34/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Cool ass 12 oz bottle heavy too poured into nonic pint

A: Deep darkness like a new moon sky almost no head at all I was worried it was flat

S: licorice some chocolate

T: Very nice licorice taste sweet not overly complex it's a nice taste but straight forward with it licorice and some chocolate

M: very soft carbonation medium to heavy coating on the tongue

O: This isn't a super complex beer but it crushes it as a stout it's not hot it's sweet it's thick it's got a slight licorice and chocolate taste it's just well done. If you see it buy it you will be pleased don't go out of your way though it's just a great beer but you aren't going to be like this is life changing.

SomethingClever, Oct 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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acidreflux, Oct 21, 2014
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Lynn, Oct 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

raeman70, Oct 15, 2014
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4.52/5  rDev +8.4%

JStewart00, Oct 15, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

EricGGMU, Oct 15, 2014
Dark Apparition from Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 407 ratings.