Bourbon Barrel Oro Negro | Jackie O's Pub & Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
Ohio, United States
jackieos.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by IMFletcher on 08-06-2016

BEER STATS
Ratings:
317
Reviews:
47
Avg:
4.54
pDev:
6.17%
 
 
Wants:
83
Gots:
33
For Trade:
4
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Ratings: 317 |  Reviews: 47
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5/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of jvgoor3786
4.25/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This is the 2016 version. The beer pours pitch black with almost no head on a very vigorous pour. There is a small ring left, which still coats the glass nicely leaving a small lacing.

The smell is huge. It's bourbon, chocolate, something nutty and sweet, spices, alcohol, and more depth and complexity with every smell.

The taste is as complex as the smell. It hits you with bourbon and alcohol. Then a nuttiness comes through that's immediately overtaken by a chocolate sweetness. At the end the spices and cinnamon hit hard leaving a hot, spicy aftertaste that's part chili pepper and part bourbon.

The mouthfeel low carbonation and smooth. It's slightly thinner than expected, but not thin.

This beer is outstanding. If it had slightly less alcohol/chili burn and was slighty thicker, it would be unbeatable. As it stands, it's really great.

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Photo of fathercharles
4.36/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bugsmcl
4.73/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of teamwiggum
4.5/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of pagesofphotographs
4.75/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of bpa112
4.71/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Egotist
4.37/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mmoriarty
4.49/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of UcDru
4.5/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of brpendergast85
5/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.56/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Thought this beer was great. Bourbon and choclate on the nose and then taste is all spice on the backend, and then the sweetness comes through. For a spiced stout a prefer this over ba bomb and a lot of others including DB Huna B2. BA Mexican Cake might be the only one I've had (no BAA) that I can think is better.

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4.46/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of thampel09
4.5/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Josholson666
4.59/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Ever-so-slightly less than black pour, with a quarter inch mocha head that receded so quick I didn't even have a chance to get a pic of the full head! Minimal lacing and a small ring of bubbles around the glass.
S: The nose is all chocolate and vanilla. A little cinnamon appears upon a deeper sniff. Wouldn't believe this was barreled based on aroma alone.
T: The front end is cacao and vanilla, some roasted malt flavor, nice bourbon taste appears midway through, then BAM, instantly after the swallow the habaneros appear. Almost breaks the cusp into the spicy territory on the finish, but the cinnamon is there to save the day and balance that heat with some sweet.
M: Medium-thick body, smooth finish.
O: This stands apart from all other spiced stouts I've ever had. Extremely complex and delicate for being such a mammoth of a beer!

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4.66/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Hopsiam14
4.42/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of VABA
4.6/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Mark000
4.75/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Monsta-beer-drinker
4.52/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of RNbeerfan
4.27/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Fishbulb7G
4.83/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of TravisMason
4.25/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.23/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of South2NW
4.59/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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Bourbon Barrel Oro Negro from Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
4.54 out of 5 based on 317 ratings.
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