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Jolly Roger Imperial Stout - Otto's Pub and Brewery

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Jolly Roger Imperial StoutJolly Roger Imperial Stout

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

122 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 122
Reviews: 76
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 9.62%
Wants: 39
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Otto's Pub and Brewery visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ski271 on 06-20-2006)
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BigRizz62

Maryland

4.6/5  rDev +10.6%

08-24-2014 01:33:06 | More by BigRizz62
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MDDMD

Pennsylvania

4.15/5  rDev -0.2%

A-dark brown black color with a nice tan head and decent lacing

S-cocoa, coffee, dark malt, molasses, little char

T-dark roasted malt, coffee, dark chocolate, molasses, light char, licorice

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, smooth

O-nice imperial stout, good balance of flavors

08-17-2014 19:18:50 | More by MDDMD
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Lehighace06

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.8%

08-16-2014 21:19:10 | More by Lehighace06
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Dodo2step

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

P- Wegmans in Mechanicsburg, PA

A- coffee black with no light seeping through. poor head and no lacing.

S- molasses and coffee bean dominate the nose. I get subtle hints of chocolate.

F- bitter coffee hits the palate first and the roasted malts with molasses topping it off. not bad combo but the coffee is a tad too strong.

M- thick bodied and full of coffee and booze

O- not bad. a nice imperial stout. I like coffee but the coffee overpowers just a smidge.

08-16-2014 17:13:45 | More by Dodo2step
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Dicers

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.8%

08-08-2014 22:33:15 | More by Dicers
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shortkut

New York

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

07-05-2014 19:40:47 | More by shortkut
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Bone53

Pennsylvania

4.23/5  rDev +1.7%

Poured from a bottle into a snifter at around 45 degrees Fahrenheit

Appearance: Dark brown pour but once in the glass its pitch black with no light coming through. The head is almost nonexistent, more like a tan ring. Good lacing

Smell: Molasses, roasted malts, coffee. On the sweet side but not cloyingly so. I pick up more alcohol the warmer it gets

Taste: Roasted malts upfront, molasses in the middle, with bitter coffee notes and slight smoke to finish it off. Quite nice

Mouthfeel: Medium body and a little lighter than I expect from the style; Goes down smooth with a moderately bitter finish. Slight warmth from the alcohol

Overal: This is a solid RIS. Not the biggest malt bill, but the molasses adds complexity and makes up for it. Although not quite up there with my favorite imperial stouts, it's a very good representation of the style and I am looking forward to having this come winter. Cheers!

07-03-2014 05:22:48 | More by Bone53
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kingston2

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

06-30-2014 02:29:09 | More by kingston2
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Mipper

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.8%

06-24-2014 14:46:19 | More by Mipper
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efrank

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

06-18-2014 02:22:18 | More by efrank
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jra173

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

06-16-2014 23:49:12 | More by jra173
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BMart

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.8%

06-03-2014 02:09:45 | More by BMart
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dfhhead25

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

06-02-2014 21:13:49 | More by dfhhead25
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Coreynezy4

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

05-01-2014 20:40:29 | More by Coreynezy4
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

4.39/5  rDev +5.5%

Drinking this while playing Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag. Seems appropriate.

Looks great. Great nose; mild smoke with thick malts. Tastes great too. Thick malt character with molasses edges. Really nice. Feel is superb. All stouts should have this level of thickness. An excellent stout. I will go back to this in the future. It's on the level of Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout.

04-21-2014 15:49:29 | More by RblWthACoz
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markgugs

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

04-20-2014 18:17:19 | More by markgugs
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BeerForMuscle

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -3.8%

03-29-2014 23:36:43 | More by BeerForMuscle
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VaporDome

New York

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

02-08-2014 17:29:05 | More by VaporDome
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jagada

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.8%

02-02-2014 05:01:04 | More by jagada
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Scott_Thomas

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

01-30-2014 23:41:32 | More by Scott_Thomas
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Tone2467

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

01-11-2014 06:17:29 | More by Tone2467
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geodonnokepyo

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

12-30-2013 21:01:10 | More by geodonnokepyo
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iatethecloudsfor

Vermont

4/5  rDev -3.8%

12-30-2013 02:16:53 | More by iatethecloudsfor
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victory4me

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

12-25-2013 06:46:04 | More by victory4me
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tviz33

New York

4.28/5  rDev +2.9%

Poured from a 22 oz bomber in to a snifter.

A- Pours pretty much black with less than a finger of light brown head that settles to a thin ring. Good lacing.

S- Mostly roasty malts and coffee. A little chocolate. Nice.

T- Follows the nose but is noticeably hoppier. A little smokiness and bitterness is here as well.

M- Medium full bodied and medium carbonation. Just a hint of alcohol.

O- Just a solid beer overall. Very nice offering from Otto's.

12-08-2013 06:09:19 | More by tviz33
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Jolly Roger Imperial Stout from Otto's Pub and Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 122 ratings.