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Oil Of Aphrodite - Jackie O's Pub & Brewery

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Ratings: 272
Reviews: 89
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.98%
Wants: 285
Gots: 44 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Jackie O's Pub & Brewery visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: wagenvolks on 09-11-2010)
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3.93/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This bottle was from 2011. The beer was chilled and served in a snifter.

A- The body of the beer is black. The head of the beer was a burnt tan that rapidly desolved. No lacing marks this beers passage.

S- The beers aroma is milk chocolate, cocoa almost to the point of fudge brownies. All this sweetness supports an excellent black walnut nuttiness. Yes this beer has a nice darkly roasted character. Plenty of figs and dates bring fruityness to the aroma.

T- This beer has darkly roasted malt, cocoa, milk chocolate and semi sweet chocolate. Wrapped up in all this fudgey goodness is loads of walnut flavors, figs and dates along with a bit of burnt sugar. A light amount of tartness finishes the beers flavor.

M- The body of the beer is a little thiner than I want in a RIS. The carbonation is low. The beer has a palate coating walnut oilyness which is very nice. No sign of alcohol heat.

O- Delicious! If the body was a little thicker it would be perfect.

Serving type: bottle

01-06-2013 15:31:35 | More by nlmartin
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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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4/5  rDev -5%

12-18-2012 04:40:06 | More by TheBronze
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4/5  rDev -5%

12-16-2012 22:05:57 | More by kbuzz
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4.13/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Simply AWESOME 22oz bottle sent from dope (thanks man!) poured into my New Belgium Globe. Bottle 81 out of 348, 2011 bottling -

A: Very dark pour, completely opaque. Thin brown head recedes into a ring, leaving behind little lace and nice alcohol legs.

S: Big chocolate, fudge, and brownie; nice ever-present nuttiness makes me thing chocolate-walnut brownie or fudge...faint earthiness, moderate notes of molasses and licorice even...faintest hint of darker fruit and espresso bitterness. Very rich nose.

T: Again, chocolate, and mainly milk chocolate...walnut nuttiness as well...brownie...faint suggestions of coffee again, and a light lingering dark fruit tartness...alcohol is well hidden at this point.

MF: Thinner mouthfeel for a big stout, slick, probably straight up medium, but it coats the mouth well, with lower carbonation. I'd prefer more body but its not bad.

O: Pretty broad range of flavors that are all good in a stout; diverse. My least favorite dimension is that dark fruit note that borders on tartness. However for a non barrel-aged stout, the nose is as close to perfect as I've ever seen.

Serving type: bottle

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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4/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle shared at Woodshop 7 at Beachwood BBQ. I can’t stand walnuts but this was pretty good. Gone was the awful astringency that eaten walnuts provide, and instead there was a nice earthy nuttiness to go along with the molasses, dark chocolate and espresso.

Serving type: bottle

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3.53/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Jet black with an oily tan head. The nose is...tart (?) and chocolatey with a touch of fig. The taste is...slightly sour (?) with a strange malty aftertaste. It's definitely not smooth and drinkable and there is very little walnut at all. I'm not sure what's up with this beer, but something isn't right and I'm not sure why.

Serving type: bottle

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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

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4.2/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Big ups to Auslander for this beast. 750 mL bottle pours black and fairly viscous. Petit, but nice tan head leaves a great collar and spotty lacing.

Nose is almond nuttiness with rich chocolate. Big fruit - mostly figs - with a slight licorice aroma as it warms.

Taste is an outstanding combination of smooth chocolate, touch of roast and plenty of figgy-raisin fruitiness. Very slick and smooth mouthfeel. Sweet and bitter play off each other nicely...perfectly balanced. An excellent beer, I want to drink this again sometime.

Serving type: bottle

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4.05/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to AwYeh for sharing this bottle with me.

Appears black with tan edges. Bubbly on sides with some Foam remaining slightly in the middle of the beer. Oily, as it should be.

Smells of burnt rubber, walnuts, burnt malt and molasses. Very nutty.

Tastes sharp at first, acidic and acrid, with nuts and molasses following. Phenomenally rich without being overpowering.

Mouthfeel is really clean for a big stout, acidity is high. Drinkability is phenomenal for a 10% big stout, the acidity cuts the richness perfectly. Probably the best part of the beer. Overall tasty beer, with the construction standing out more than any individual component.

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2012 06:43:02 | More by madvermin
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3.95/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

Bottle from February '11 release poured into snifter. I believe this was one of the last bottles available, and was not labeled or numbered as a result.

A: Thick, very viscous body, with a half finger of tan head topping of the glass. While head dissipates quickly, a light coating remains behind.

S: Big, thick, and sweet– loads of burnt and roasted malts, coffee, dark chocolate, and walnuts. Very pleasant.

T: Rich flavor at the beginning, there's a bit of an acridity at the beginning reminiscent of both dark fruits and the nuts that show up in the smell. Chocolate, coffee, and roasted malts all show up once again. I'm a bit surprised by how quickly the flavor drops out before the finish.

M: Very smooth but rather thin-bodied compared to how viscous it looked. Light carbonation. Slightly sticky, but the thin, almost watery mouthfeel detracts from the flavor lingering on the finish.

O: Quite an enjoyable beer, though I do wish it was a bit thicker. I like the effect the walnuts have on the beer's flavor. Worth checking out if you get the opportunity.

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2012 06:41:50 | More by AwYeh
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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

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3.7/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.5

This was from the first bottling of this beer I believe. Bottle 166/192.

Appearance: Pours pitch black in the glass, very viscous. About 1/2" of dark tan head forms which has pretty nice retention and limited lacing.

Smell: Very roasty smell, with some coffee and dark chocolate present. Very pungent stout smells here, nothing meek at all about it. Not necessarily the most integrated, well put together smell though.

Taste: Roast, coffee and dark chocolate mix together pretty nicely. Bitter coffee and slight nuttiness intermingle on the finish. This isn't short on flavor, but not the best put together stout.

Mouthfeel/Overall: Mouthfeel is thick, viscous and smooth. Nice. Overall I'm not sure what I was expecting from this beer, but it certainly wasn't this. It definitely has some nice flavors and is not short on boldness. Could meld together better but worth a try for sure if you get the chance.

Serving type: bottle

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Oil Of Aphrodite from Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
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