Double Barrel Brick Kiln
Jackie O's Brewpub

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Jackie O's Brewpub
Ohio, United States
English Barleywine
Ranked #89
Ranked #7,645
4.22 | pDev: 5.21%
Aug 12, 2023
Apr 21, 2020
English-style Barleywine aged in bourbon barrels (12 months) and sherry bourbon finished casks (6 months).

Named in tribute to the SE Ohio brick industry, the kilns of Athens Brick Company (est. 1890) once operated down the street from the current production brewery.
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Ratings by BeerBucks:
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Rated by BeerBucks from New York

4.46/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Aug 29, 2020
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Reviewed by DIM from Pennsylvania

3.59/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
I love Jackie O's barleywines but this one doesn't quite come together for me. The Sherry is prominent and that dried, spiced fruit wine note doesn't allow much room for the bourbon forward, brown sugary base beer I love so much. There is some oaky tobacco, potpourri like spice, an almost hot, vinous note, green grapes skin, and just a little sweet bourbon at the finish. The body thinner than is typical from Jackie O's.
Aug 12, 2023
Rated: 4.2 by jakecattleco from California

May 30, 2021
Rated: 4.46 by MJSFS from Florida

Apr 07, 2021
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Reviewed by Cyoung1313 from Ohio

4.16/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
2020 version. Pours a dark brown with minimal head. Smell of bready malt, toffee, chocolate with a muted barrel presence. Taste like the aroma with the barrel coming through more and dark fruits coming out. Slick mouthfeel that stays with you for awhile. Overall another well done JO's brew.
Jan 31, 2021
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Reviewed by Manta200 from Kentucky

4.38/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
12.7 oz bottle shipped from the brewery.
Pours a deep brown color with no head, just a thin khaki ring around the glass.
Sweet smell with hints of vanilla and Sherry.
Taste of bakers chocolate, brown sugar and maple syrup.
Silky, full body feel. I like it!
Oct 30, 2020
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Reviewed by Sabtos from Ohio

4.2/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Dark brown with muddled dark red edges and a short but creamy tan head.

Incredibly woody and simultaneously lactic, it's forward of very milky milk chocolate and Reisens, while also just super oaky and dry, almost hickory-esque. It's quite possibly the most spirit-like brew to come out of JO's yet, as it's really drinking more like it than beer. It doesn't feel like Sherry, as it's not particularly hot, syrupy or sticky, but it certainly shares its flavor attributes, particularly the nice nougat note with a hint of red wine.
Sep 15, 2020
Rated: 4.29 by Jason_cs from Florida

Jul 06, 2020
Rated: 4.25 by Cpmitchno1 from Virginia

May 11, 2020
Rated: 4.19 by Zonian1 from Ohio

May 02, 2020
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Reviewed by bluejacket74 from Ohio

4.24/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
12.7 ounce bottle, 2020 vintage. Served in a Jackie O's snifter, the beer pours a dark brown color with about a half inch tan head that didn't stay around for very long. Not much lacing. The brew smells like bourbon, vanilla, sherry and earthiness. Taste is pretty much just like the aroma, but there's also the addition of some toffee, brown sugar, bready malt, dark fruit and nutty flavors. Mouthfeel/body is medium/full, it's coating and smooth with a mdoerate amount of carbonation. Thought this was a good Brick Kiln variant. I liked this brew a lot, certainly worth picking up if you're into English style barleywines!
Apr 23, 2020
Double Barrel Brick Kiln from Jackie O's Brewpub
Beer rating: 91 out of 100 with 11 ratings