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Dark Apparition - Bourbon Barrel Aged - Jackie O's Pub & Brewery

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BA SCORE
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292 Ratings
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Ratings: 292
Reviews: 94
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 10.42%
Wants: 406
Gots: 74 | FT: 10
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:
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(Beer added by: ffejherb on 01-24-2010)
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4.35/5  rDev +0.7%

jaymo18, Today at 06:54 AM
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4.08/5  rDev -5.6%

375 ml bottle in trade from Joe. Huge thanks buddy! Pours dark brown from the bottle and settles as pitch black in the glass with a one finger brown head. Beautiful aroma of rich chocolate and bourbon, lots of woody oak, a hint of vanilla and coconut. Flavor is a nice hit of woody bourbon, vanilla, caramel, more wood and vanilla. Long finish of the vanilla and bourbon, and relatively hot. Mouthfeel is thin for the style, but not overly thin to the point of really hurting the brew, though it comes off as a little hot as noted. Medium plus carbonation. Very nice after dinner drink, and you must love bourbon as it has soaked up a lot of that flavor.

BMMillsy, Monday at 02:53 AM
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4/5  rDev -7.4%

drebrew, Saturday at 06:30 AM
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Cynic-ale, Saturday at 03:29 AM
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4.48/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Bottle from the late summer 2014 release, enjoyed from a snifter.

A: Dark and opaque, with a creamy khaki head. Looks like the major league BA stout it is.

S: Aromas of boozy chocolate, caramelized brown sugar, raisins, and vanilla. Really strong bourbon scent. Not perfect, I guess, but a great smelling beer.

T: Such a flavorful beer: lots of char and roast, creamy dark chocolate, brown sugar, and marshmallows. Nice bourbon baseline holding everything together.

M: This is a fantastic beer, but the mouthfeel is where it really shines. It's approaching BCBS territory, with a thick viscosity and a rich creaminess. Love it.

O: A fantastic BA stout.

blankenhoney, Sep 25, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +1.9%

LarrySmiley, Sep 24, 2014
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5/5  rDev +15.7%

JohnathanColeman, Sep 23, 2014
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PaulsBrew, Sep 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

dataylor21, Sep 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

77apm, Sep 16, 2014
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4.12/5  rDev -4.6%

MikeCactusGordon, Sep 15, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -24.8%

ThatsThatDude, Sep 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

KevBot89, Sep 13, 2014
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5/5  rDev +15.7%

sbframp, Sep 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

dannyfayy, Sep 12, 2014
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corysmith01, Sep 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

BeerHunter76, Sep 10, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Texasfan549, Sep 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.4%

kjkinsey, Sep 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

HoppySeb, Sep 04, 2014
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4.3/5  rDev -0.5%

Pours super dark with a head that does not linger. Smell is chocolate, brown sugar, bourbon, and a little toffee. Flavor doesn't have the roast of the base beer, which was disappointing. Still, the sweet chocolates, brown sugar, and pinch of booze are really enjoyable. Could use some more viscosity, but the mouthfeel was still pleasant. Great stuff.

jbwimer, Sep 03, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

hollywood_15063, Sep 03, 2014
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Dark Apparition - Bourbon Barrel Aged from Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
96 out of 100 based on 292 ratings.