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Bourbon Barrel Middle Of Nowhere - Jackie O's Pub & Brewery

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

66 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 66
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 14.25%
Wants: 43
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Jackie O's Pub & Brewery visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brew3crew on 10-08-2011)
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DavoleBomb

Ohio

4.05/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a snifter. 2011 vintage, bottle #33 of 298. I didn't get a chance to try this at the release, so here we go.

4.0 A: Black color. One and a half fingers of creamy light brown head. Retention is good given the ABV and lots of lacing is left behind.

5.0 S: Wow, this smells wonderful. There's a perfect balance between the stout and the barrel. Strong, yet supple roastiness. Plenty of cacoa and rich milk chocolate. The maple syrup adds complexity and gives this a uniqueness from JO's other big stouts. The honey is tough to find, but is there if you sniff deep enough. Barrel and bourbon give leather, earthy woodiness, vanilla, and hints of melon. Booze is hidden well.

4.0 T: Taste is a lot like the nose, but with a touch more booze. Big roastiness is there, which gives just a touch of burntness on finish. Chocolate joins caramel to add a sweet touch. Again, maple syrup adds a nice complexity and the honey is hard to find. The bourbon adds the leather, melon, and vanilla again, but also gives a touch of astringency on finish.

3.5 M: Medium body. Good moderate carbonation. Smooth, but I wish this was more creamy.

3.5 D: This started off with so much potential in the nose. While this is still a tasty beer, it isn't a masterpiece. I'd put this a couple hairs below Dark App and several hundred hairs below Oil. Worth a drink. That was my first and only bottle, so adu till next release.

Serving type: bottle

12-07-2011 00:34:47 | More by DavoleBomb
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +22.9%

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kundog18

Indiana

4/5  rDev -1.7%

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mgbickel

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +22.9%

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Bogforce

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.7%

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Lukafer

Michigan

5/5  rDev +22.9%

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howopeeps

Ohio

5/5  rDev +22.9%

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seeswo

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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coreyfmcdonald

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -14%

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New York

5/5  rDev +22.9%

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Tennessee

5/5  rDev +22.9%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.7%

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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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Urbancaver

Ohio

4.13/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks Brad for this sneak peak.

Pours a reddish brown. Nice tan head. Looks very solid. Smells chocolatey and roasted, almost smoky from the barrel. Cots of barrel on the nose. Tastes boozy, hard hitting on the front. A bit harsh but the base beer shines through. Dark chocolate, nice oakiness on the tongue, the bourbon overpowers the nice rich base beer too much. Good mouthfeel but overall a solid brew.

Serving type: bottle

10-08-2011 17:12:53 | More by Urbancaver
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brew3crew

Ohio

4.78/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Tasting at Jackie O's. Thanks for the preview brad!

A-dark black body with tan head that stays arouhd

S-amazing bourbon melded well with the body

T-bourbon stands out, not that it is a bad thing. Oatmeal in the beginning. Almost a boozy chocolate candy bar to finish. This is as close to heaven as you can get

M-medium body and smooth

O-wow. What a treat.

Serving type: bottle

10-08-2011 16:58:54 | More by brew3crew
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Bourbon Barrel Middle Of Nowhere from Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 66 ratings.