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Skipping Pappy - Jackie O's Pub & Brewery

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

60 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 60
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 7.69%


Brewed by:
Jackie O's Pub & Brewery visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BdubleEdubleRUN on 12-21-2012)
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Jeffo

Netherlands

3.48/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Another Jackie O's brew from hotpipes. Cheers!

From a bomber into a snifter
Bottle 177 of 300

APPEARANCE: Pours a one finger, medium looking, fizzy, tan head with half decent retention. Head quickly recedes to a ring only. Clear bistre brown body with no carbonation evident. A slight ring remains until the end but leaves no real lacing down the glass.

SMELL: Oak, bourbon, alcohol and spicy aromas on the nose. Dark fruits, grapes, dates and raisins as well. Notes of brown sugar and dark caramel as well. Bold nose with plenty of complexity from the barrel and base beer.

TASTE: Caramel and brown sugar up front with lots of barrel and spicy alcohol at the swallow. Bourbon, oak, light vanilla and strong caramel sweetness, brown sugar and dark fruits linger on the palate. Boozy and spicy alcohol with plenty of malt sweetness. Quite flavorful but slightly too boozy perhaps.

PALATE: Medium body and medium levels of carbonation. Enough weight on the palate, creamy enough as well, though a touch harsh going down and finishes rather sticky. Heat lingers. Big burn, lots of heat and a touch prickly perhaps. A little rough going.

OVERALL: This is okay and relatively complex and interesting, but the harsh and hot feel detract from the experience. This is very boozy. I can definitely see some potential here, and perhaps leaving it alone for a couple years will give it time to mellow out a little, but as it stands now, this is too rough to really be as enjoyable as it wants to be. If you have one, hang onto it until the calendar reads 2015 at least. Thanks again hotpipes. Always good times.

Serving type: bottle

01-06-2014 13:25:24 | More by Jeffo
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portia99

Massachusetts

4.56/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

22oz bottle poured into a Sierra Nevada 30th Anniversary glass. Generously shared by rudzud at a recent tasting. I love showing up at a tasting and having a beer like this pulled out...a super rare beer...one that I had never even heard of, but sounds amazing - Pappy Van Winkle barrels - how can this be bad?

A - Pours a beautiful clear body with a dark amber brown color. No head at all forms...barely a collar left behind.

S - Butterscotchy, booze...bourbon is strong but super smooth, dark caramel and dark brown sugar...really nice.

T - Butterscotch up front and very, very smooth. Smooth, sweet bourbon goodness. Amazingly smooth, vanilla and caramel...did I mention how incredibly smooth this is?

M - Smooth bourbon, sweet. Medium body with lower carbonation.

O - Excellent. The barrels worked some magic here. This was one of the highlights of the night of one outstanding beer after another.

Serving type: bottle

09-20-2013 23:56:15 | More by portia99
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jlindros

Massachusetts

4.66/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Catching up on old notes, thanks to rudzud for sharing.

No head, super dark molasses brown color.

Nose... oh wow! tons of aged wood and smooth bourbon, vanilla, light cocoa, caramel, nutty, even some dark fruits, so much great aged bourbon though.

Taste is also awesome, rich dark malts, caramel, quad flavors, sweet malts, brown sugar and molasses, dark fruits and nuts again, then barrel! bourbon, velvety bourbon, an actual Pappy taste surprisingly with that aged smooth woody vanilla bourbon flavor, more vanilla barrel, rich and so great. Also get hints of cinnamon nutty flavor. Some warming booze, tingly.

Mouth is thick and rich, creamy, lighter carb.

Overall amazing!

Serving type: bottle

05-06-2013 02:07:14 | More by jlindros
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rudzud

Massachusetts

4.84/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Shared with JLindros at his Birthday Whale Tasting. Reviewed from notes. HUGE thank to miketd for this bad boy.

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a light reddish brown hue with a thin off white blanket of a head that fades to leave a light halo.

S - The nose is incredible. Just incredible. Pappy aromas EXPLODE, caramel, vanilla, barrel, light dark fruits and cherries. Sweet Quad and incredibly delicious bourbon combine to create an outstanding nose.

T - Taste is just as incredible as the nose. Outstanding Pappy barrel notes, wood, smooth bourbon, light chocolate, vanilla, caramel, flashes of dark fruits. Delicious.

M - Mouthfeel is smooth, lightly carbonated.

O - Overall this is an outstanding beer. The base beer is made even more epic by letting it sit in the barrels. Just incredible.

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2013 18:58:42 | More by rudzud
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MasterSki

Illinois

4.18/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle generously shared by Chris (spycow) for Mike's birthday. Served in a Bell's tulip.

A - Thin white foam settles to a thin collar and specks of lace. Dark brown body with a hint of transparency at the edges of the glass.

S - Big oak, lots of bourbon too, with some dark fruits and cherries, as well as a touch of chocolate. Quad is a tad overwhelmed, but it tries valiantly to hold up to the barrel-aging; the oak does dissipate a bit as the beer warms up with more fruity sweetness coming out instead.

T - The taste features hefty doses of vanilla, caramel, dark fruits, and candi sugar. Bourbon manifests mostly in the finish, with sour mash and oak flavors lingering into the finish. Reasonably well-hidden alcohol - guessing this is around 10%.

M - Smooth, medium-full body, with light tannic oak dryness, and some mild stickiness lingering in the finish. Fairly low carbonation level, and not a ton of alcohol warming.

D - A very good barrel-aged quad; not mind-blowing, but eminently drinkable and surprisingly balanced for a Jackie O's barrel-aged beer. I had a few refills of this one, and I'd gladly drink it again. Should improve a bit over the next 6-12 months, but the balance of barrel and base beer is already pretty good.

Serving type: bottle

01-18-2013 17:40:35 | More by MasterSki
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oline73

Maryland

4.2/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from the bottle into a tasting snifter.

Appearance: Pours a dark mahogany with a layer of off white head that goes away quickly.

Smell: Very sweet and rather fruity. Dark fruits, raisins and plum. The pappy gives it a caramel smell.

Taste: Sweet and malty up front, dark fruit, brown sugar, and caramel. The bourbon flavor a are very smooth. The finish is full of sweet heat and remains smooth.

Mouthfeel: The body is on the syrupy side with a good amount of carbonation and a dry finish.

Overall: I thought this was a nice sweet beer. Quite smooth and easy to drink.

Serving type: bottle

01-15-2013 02:37:16 | More by oline73
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

4.15/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

22 oz bottle, thanks Thorpe.

Pours a dark ruby brown with a thin tan head. Loads of barrel on the nose; rich blend of vanilla, coconut, bourbon, and plum. Much more interesting flavor than the Bourbon Skipping Stone with a more complex barrel and dark fruit presence. The base quad is strong enough to keep this from turning into (delicious) watered down bourbon, but the star is still Pappy with traces of cherry, plum and candi sugar. Great beer Brad.

Serving type: bottle

01-13-2013 20:15:48 | More by yourefragile
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Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

4.43/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottle 237/300

The beer is brown with a thin beige collar. The aroma offers bourbon and roast. Smells nice. Vanilla and brown sugar with bourbon and hints of chocolate. Quite tasty. Medium bodied with fairly low carbonation. Another fine beer aged in PVW barrels.

Serving type: bottle

01-08-2013 03:34:03 | More by Huhzubendah
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BdubleEdubleRUN

California

4.18/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to MarkInthecar for hooking up the Ohio treats.
Bottle 269 of 300 yes it matters kind of not really, srs.

Poured it like a boss but yielded no head just a bubble ring that the beer used like a hula hoop when swirled. Looking like some dark leather couch that you could crash on but not want to stain the uniform color.
Nose was velvety and Belgian yeast with some heavy booze notes. Little bit of biscuit.
Oh Mr. Pappy you've done it again (read in Magoo's voice.) Yeah man I can taste the Pappy, doesn't just taste like any random bourbon barrel but definitely roars of .rar Paps. The bourbon notes are pretty big overlaying the quadesqueness of the beer with similar notes as the nose.
Dat feel oh dat mouthfeel. Not sure why I can't hold all the feels. A tad thin but delicious.
pvw/10 would drink again.

Serving type: bottle

12-21-2012 15:43:33 | More by BdubleEdubleRUN
Skipping Pappy from Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
94 out of 100 based on 60 ratings.