Bourbon Barrel Brick Kiln With Nuts
Jackie O's Pub & Brewery

Bourbon Barrel Brick Kiln With NutsBourbon Barrel Brick Kiln With Nuts
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Style:
Barleywine - English
Ranked #23
ABV:
11.5%
Score:
94
Ranked #1,253
Avg:
4.37 | pDev: 7.55%
Reviews:
15
Ratings:
100
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Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
 
Ohio, United States
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Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
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Gots
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SCORE
94
Outstanding
Bourbon Barrel Brick Kiln With NutsBourbon Barrel Brick Kiln With Nuts
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Reviews by Mateo2699:
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Mateo2699 from Texas

4.39/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pour is a darker brown with a big bubbled off white head that settles to nearly nothing but a ring. The nose is amazing. The most nutty-foward nose I've ever experienced. Almonds and pistachios. Hidden behind boozy warmth with hints of sweet toffee, vanilla, oak and chocolate. Taste is sweet toffee, almonds, and vanilla initially. Excellent oak, wood, bourbon and a subtle boozy warmth in the back end. Overall thin, yet silky and smooth mouthfeel. Excellent beer.

Jun 10, 2016
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NMA from Ohio

4.87/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Poured from 12.7 oz bottle into Nut Smasher tulip
approx 40 - 45 degrees

Dark red/brown hue w off white head
minimal lacing

Aroma of toffee, caramel, & vanilla
sugary/nutty aroma almost like a Belgian candi sugar

Tastes like heaven. I'm a huge barleywine fan truth be told. Tastes just like it smells..toffee & caramel w vanilla and bourbon.
Brown sugared and bourbon soaked pecans ...sticky and sweet but balanced nicely by the booze.
Like drinking Bourbon covered turtle!

DELICIOUS!!! Need to go back to 101 to get more
U just cant beat Jackie O BA beers

Apr 30, 2017
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CaptCleveland from Ohio

4.3/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

10oz pour into HF snifter. Black, opaque elixir, thin mocha rim disappears, no lacing but legs from side to side.

Caramel, brown sugar, toffee, char, earth, dark fruits and nuts.

The bourbon and caramel/toffee take precedence here with the roasted nutty flavor making a quick appearance at the forefront and quickly being washed away by the barrel.

Medium to full body, nicely carbonated a bit of burn on the backend.

Really enjoyed the addition of the roasted nuts and will try again with a bit more age.

Apr 09, 2016
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ej285701 from Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

May 17, 2013
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Photekut from Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +3%

May 19, 2013
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jlindros from Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to rudzud, 2016

Light fizzy head fades quickly, long legs, super dark almost black.

Nose little booze, big dark choc fudge, big caramel cream, fair nutty, brown sugar roasted pecan thing, little nougat and touch if coffee, little roast.

Taste thick fudgey with loads of caramel again, caramel cream, Irish cream, big nuts toasted pecans, touch of bourbon and vanilla oak, brown sugar candied pecans, sweet caramel, just a hint of booze and roasted malt, with little bitterness. Finish little sticky sweety but drier, hint of booze warmth and bitterness, big caramel toffee and candied nuts.

Mouth is fuller bod, decent but lighter carb, thick fudgey like, just a hint of booze, Irish cream feel.

Overall quote nice, nuts came through nicely, barrel lighter but nice, really liked the Irish cream not too.

Aug 26, 2016
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Brew33 from Ohio

4.52/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Jun 29, 2017
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CPAles from Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Apr 21, 2017
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spycow from Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Mar 31, 2013
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gregcordle from Ohio

4.42/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Apr 26, 2016
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Ohiovania from Ohio

4.43/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Mar 27, 2016
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DangerDawg from Ohio

4.77/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Jun 25, 2016
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Alieniloquium from Florida

3.68/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

375 mL bottle. Deep amber. Small khaki head. Smells of strong bourbon, oak, lots of sweetness. Tastes of really aggressive bourbon. It dominates most of the flavor. Some brown sugar sweetness. Nutty in the back end with a long oaky bourbon finish. Heavy, boozy, and sweet. Just interesting enough to justify the booze and sugar.

Feb 26, 2017
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GRG1313 from California

3.75/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Sep 24, 2016
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zimm421 from Ohio

4.32/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a 10th Anniversary snifter. This appears a deep brown approaching black with a bubbly tan head that quickly dissipates to nothing. The nose is caramel, vanilla, oak, toffee, touches of nuts and bourbon. The taste is very oak and bourbon forward, with good compliments from the base Kiln. The nuts aren't overly present here, but the toffee and caramel help to bring them forward a bit more. Maybe it's just my imagination, but when I had it on tap at the May release last year, I remember the nuts being a bigger player. Maybe things will come around with a bit more time, but either way it's worth it.

Mar 29, 2016
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buschbeer from Ohio

4.1/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12.7 FL. OZ. bottle
Served in a Jackie O's snifter
2016

This beer pours a deep mahogany color with faint ruby highlights when held to the light. An aggressive pours yields very little tan head that leaves no lacing.

The smell is vanilla and caramel from the bourbon. I get toast and toffee. I also get some brown sugar. It is fairly sweet smelling.

The caramel and vanilla come through in the taste. I also get an earthy flavor presumably from the nuts. I get hints of cocoa with toffee flavor.

Full bodied with a thick, syrupy mouthfeel

This is an excellent beer but not my favorite Jackie O's.

Jan 27, 2019
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oline73 from Maryland

4.39/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I had this on-tap during the anniversary celebration. Served in a tasting glass (I had more than one).

Appearance: The beer pours a dark mahogany color with not much head showing up at all.

Smell: Caramel and dark fruit with some bourbon and a ton of nuts. Quite sweet and dessert like. I'm also getting some vanilla.

Taste: This is a fantastic beer. The nut flavors combine with the carmel and vanilla from the bourbon barrel. Just like a wonderful dessert. There are some bitter undertones throughout, but the sweet flavors are the star. Lots of cashew flavor here.

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

Overall: This is a fantastic beer. The nuts and the other barleywine flavors go together perfectly. I'd have this any time.

Jan 01, 2013
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brycevolk from Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

Dec 09, 2014
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masterofsparks from Ohio

4/5  rDev -8.5%

Dec 08, 2014
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AlexFields from Tennessee

3.81/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Appearance is dark toffee, really thick oily head that sticks around.

Smells of a variety of nuts, sweet toffee and brown sugar, sweet candy. Definitely an English barleywine, no hops to be found.

Taste is lots of rich nuts, sweet candy toffee, brown sugar. Again, all malt and no hops. Love the nut treatment!

Body is full and creamy but carbonation is pretty thin. Booze is noticeable with a slight burn.

7.9/10

Jan 06, 2013
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mtbdonn from Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Jul 16, 2017
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seeswo from Ohio

4/5  rDev -8.5%

Jan 13, 2013
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morrowd3 from Vermont

4.24/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Aug 23, 2016
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rudzud from Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Received in a trade. 2016 vintage.

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a nice dark brown with a nice one finger off white head that fades to leave good wisps and legs.

S - Aromas of lighter bourbon, very nice caramel, excellent nuts. Like caramel covered pecans.

T - Taste is similar to the nose very nice bourbon notes, faint booze. Excellent brown sugar, tastes a lot like caramel covered pecans.Wow.

M - Mouthfeel is lightly carbonated, creamy, alcohol hidden nicely.

O - Overall this is a very solid barley wine. Very good nuttiness. Well done.

Serving type: bottle

Aug 26, 2016
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matt2591 from Ohio

4.46/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

May 12, 2015
Bourbon Barrel Brick Kiln With Nuts from Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
Beer rating: 94 out of 100 with 100 ratings