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

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

263 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 263
Reviews: 91
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 10.44%
Wants: 392
Gots: 67 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ffejherb on 01-24-2010)
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T_Reeves92

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

Serving: Bottle

A: Jet black with a thin-medium head
S: Oak, Chocolate, Candy Sugar, Molasses
T: Molasses, Dark Fruits, Brown Sugar, Wood
M: Silky smooth, warmth from the alcohol is prominent.
O: Excellent example of a BB aged stout

08-27-2014 18:30:01 | More by T_Reeves92
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Mikeypnh

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

08-27-2014 16:57:19 | More by Mikeypnh
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kyle86

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

08-27-2014 15:49:33 | More by kyle86
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DangerDawg

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

08-27-2014 00:58:39 | More by DangerDawg
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nmann08

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -7.2%

From a bottle, pours a dark mahogany brown, thin carbonation.

Smell is all bourbon and wood, caramel, molasses, a little roast, but its fighting through alot of sweetness. Flavor is sweet molasses, chocolate bourbon balls, lots of booze, still pretty hot. The finish is creamy and milky, sliding down your throat.

Overall, this is a bit hot right now, would like to see it smooth out a little.

08-26-2014 17:22:30 | More by nmann08
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alelover

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

08-26-2014 00:13:31 | More by alelover
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whitenads

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

08-25-2014 18:24:54 | More by whitenads
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mklisz

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

08-25-2014 14:49:17 | More by mklisz
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Bonis

Ohio

4.71/5  rDev +9.3%

08-24-2014 01:09:58 | More by Bonis
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TheSamKuehn

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

08-23-2014 03:09:57 | More by TheSamKuehn
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beesy

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

08-22-2014 02:40:03 | More by beesy
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JohnParadee

Delaware

4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

08-21-2014 14:16:16 | More by JohnParadee
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M1A2

Ohio

5/5  rDev +16%

08-19-2014 19:42:25 | More by M1A2
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toppoop

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

08-18-2014 21:42:17 | More by toppoop
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Houser

Pennsylvania

4.36/5  rDev +1.2%

08-18-2014 02:41:42 | More by Houser
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ethanmc12

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

08-17-2014 04:12:07 | More by ethanmc12
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ohiobeer29

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -18.8%

08-17-2014 03:19:37 | More by ohiobeer29
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WesMantooth

Ohio

4.55/5  rDev +5.6%

A motor oil like black with a khaki colored head. Smells very strongly of slightly burned brown sugar, wood, and bourbon. Taste like cocoa powder, chocolate, expresso beans, bourbon, oak,brown sugar, and dark roasted malt. The bourbon really powers through, especially in the aftertaste. Almost has a rum like burn. It also finishes pretty bitter. This is an outstanding beer. I would say world class if the heat/burn from the bourbon didn't overpower the flavor on the back end quite as much. And I am a bourbon person. Not sure who's barrels were used, but that could be a factor. A sipper for sure.

08-17-2014 02:58:30 | More by WesMantooth
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MichiganBeers

Michigan

4.4/5  rDev +2.1%

08-16-2014 03:44:35 | More by MichiganBeers
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WCW

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

08-16-2014 03:44:30 | More by WCW
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ddedhed

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

08-16-2014 02:19:24 | More by ddedhed
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blue-dream

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

08-14-2014 20:34:45 | More by blue-dream
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IrishColonial

Texas

4/5  rDev -7.2%

08-13-2014 16:39:56 | More by IrishColonial
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AlienSwineFlu

Ohio

4.69/5  rDev +8.8%

Side-by-side with '13 BCBS.

A- Black with a medium level, light tan head. Reflective like oil.

S- Scotch and oak. Lots of barrel in this one.

T- Roasted marshmallow, brown sugar, medium-range bourbon, and I get a bit of a coconut flavor with this as well. I've heard a few people describe this beer as a "barrel-aged S'more," and I think that's actually pretty accurate for those familiar with BA stouts.

M- Typical alcohol warmth, not too heavy and not too light. If it was cold out, the mouthfeel of this beer would really seal the deal.

O- Love this beer... much better out of a bottle than on tap in my opinion, for whatever reason. This wins my side-by-side against BCBS by a couple points. Cheers!

08-13-2014 03:22:20 | More by AlienSwineFlu
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EZEKIEL_F

Michigan

4/5  rDev -7.2%

08-08-2014 01:59:47 | More by EZEKIEL_F
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Dark Apparition - Bourbon Barrel Aged from Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
95 out of 100 based on 263 ratings.