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Oil Of Aphrodite - Chocolate Cherry - Jackie O's Pub & Brewery

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Oil Of Aphrodite - Chocolate Cherry
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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

32 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 32
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 12.64%
Wants: 15
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Jackie O's Pub & Brewery visit their website
Ohio, United States

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

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brew3crew on 08-27-2011)
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MbpBugeye

Ohio

3.2/5  rDev -26.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3

On tap at the August release. It seemed that a lot of these Oil treatments were quite polarizing. Everyone I talked to liked this treatment more than I did.

Appearance
Typical Oil Of Aphrodite appearance. Not much head by the time I got my sample. Dark core with only a sliver of reddish brown on the edges.

Aroma
The chocolate is quite strong here. Lots and lots of brownie fudge and even more tootsie roll chocolate candy. Cherry is really hard to pick out, I only noticed a little bit of fruitiness added to the base beer's nutty and roasty character.

Taste
Again, the chocolate rules the roost here. I can't get the image of Tootsie Rolls out of my mind. Cherry seems to have a very brief peak somewhere just before the finish. The end is roasty and nutty with lots more sweet chocolate.

Mouthfeel
Love the mouthfeel on OoA. This treatment doesn't suffer in this department.

Overall
I think this was my least favorite treatment. It is still a very fun beer to try.

Serving type: on-tap

09-11-2011 23:26:18 | More by MbpBugeye
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A - Pours black, tan-colored head, lacing

S - Chocolate, cherries, burnt sugars. The chocolate and cherries are excellent.

T - chocolate, oak, nutty notes, roast. Not as nice as the nose.

M - Medium to full, light carbonation, creamy finish.

O - I was so damn glad to get this beer. Great beer.

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oline73

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3.25/5  rDev -25.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

I had this on-tap at Jackie O's during the release this weekend. Poured into a sample glass.

Appearance: Pours black with a layer of tan head that fades to a ring around the edge of the glass.

Smell: Sweet and buttery with some cherry and roasty malt.

Taste: This is a really sweet beer, almost cloyingly so. Roasty with some coffee notes and a mild amount of cherry in there as well. There is a buttery flavor in the background as well. The finish is bitter and roasty.

Mouthfeel: The body is thick and syrupy with tingly carbonation and a dry finish.

Overall: I thought this was a weird one for me. I'm not so sure everything worked together. The cherry and the buttery notes didn't quite fit. I'd probably pass on this one in the future.

Serving type: on-tap

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4.28/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

very dark brown, essentially black except for some slight reddish tinting around the sides of the glass. Completely opaque with no light at all passing through. A nice tight two finger head formed on the top

full thick smell loaded down with chocolate and coffee. I detected a nice hint of dark fruit, cherries naturally as it warmed up and even a touch of lactose sugar. The aroma was heavy, easily detected from a foot or more away.robust and long-lasting, the initial wave of chocolate rolled over you on the first sip, balanced against it was a tight hint of sugar and caramel which gradually faded into a long cherry tart finish. Very well crafted nothing on this one was over the top or dominating of the other flavors. Definitely tasted like a good dessert this one was one of the fullest flavored stouts I have had in a while

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Ryan011235

Ohio

3.53/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Jackie O's on 8/27/11

Irresponsible Tick #13

Crimson brown. Ring on retention is about it. Decent chocolate aromas but tamed cherry. Roasted chocolate and coffee. Solid ROAST!!! Snarl. More chocolate than cherry. It's all tamed, even the roast. Full body, low carbonation with an earthy finish. Not too special but aight. Overtones of nuttiness!

Serving type: on-tap

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Sean9689

Illinois

4.08/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Random growler sent to me...thanks, Dave!

A - Pours black, mocha-colored head, thin ring.

S - Chocolate, walnuts, cherries, burnt sugars. The chocolate and cherries are excellent and I can easily pick them out on the nose mixed wonderfully with the rich base beer.

T - Not as much cherry and chocolate notes on the palate. The base beer is much more pronounced here...chocolate, oak, nutty notes, roast. Not as nice as the nose.

M - Medium to full, light carbonation, creamy finish.

O - A really well-done variant on a wonderful base beer. I'm hoping to have this one again when I visit Brad down the road. Consider me a fan of this one. Recommend.

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MasterSki

Illinois

4.13/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to Sean for sharing this random growler. Served in a Darkness glass.

A - Quick-dissolving tan foam settles to a thin ring of bubbles. Body is black. Looks like regular Oil of Aphrodite.

S - Reminds me a lot of the base beer - huge dark roast and nutty character. The big difference is the massive amount of chocolate that has been added, although I didn't get much cherry. Some slightly smoky and charred notes, and well-hidden alcohol.

T - The taste is again heavy on nuts and semisweet chocolate, with perhaps a hint of cherry. However, the milled dark bread and grain character that I love about the base beer has been obscured a fair bit.

M - Creamy, roasty, with dry nuttiness and tannic character galore. Full-bodied, with lower carbonation, chewy, and viscous. Almost identical to the base beer.

D - Nice beer, although I find the chocolate a bit of a distraction from my favorite elements of the base. The cherry isn't very present and doesn't contribute a whole lot. Adding the chocolate bitterness to the walnut bitterness made this a bit more fatiguing than the original. Still, a highly enjoyable offering from Jackie O's.

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09-11-2011 16:36:31 | More by MasterSki
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Oil Of Aphrodite - Chocolate Cherry from Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
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