Oil Of Aphrodite | 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): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
American Imperial Stout brewed with black walnuts

Added by wagenvolks on 09-11-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,300
Reviews:
162
Ratings:
781
pDev:
8.81%
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Photo of hophugger
4.03/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

My first review of a Jackie O's beer from the great state of Virginia(a state that does not see distribution0. dark, dark brown with minimal head and almost non-existent lacing. Aroma is full of deep dark malts and sweetness. Taste is heavy malts and a nice dryness from the walnuts. This is a nice stout. MF is good, slightly dry and full of deep malts and an ever so slight bit of bitterness from the hops. the nut factor is nice but definitely not overpowering as the balance is done quite well and the overall feel is pleasant even with the higher abv. Walnuts are a player, although not big, but leave a nice feel and produce a good stout

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Photo of Mattpodos
4.56/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Gkruszewski
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of novamat
3.98/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Jmar25
4.18/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Zazzi82
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SkeletonBitch
4.02/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of LeftHanded666
4.24/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of durlta
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tsar_Riga
4.05/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A - Dark brown-black body, largely opaque, with thin tan head, minimal, with extensive, super tight bubbled lacing.

S - Surprisingly quiet nose, malt and chocolate present, but just a trace.

T - More roasted malt and char on the tongue, joining nutty chocolate and malted milk ball notes. Close is mildly bitter, building over time, but not harsh.

M - Brisk feel on the tongue, some minimal warmth, and a slightly dry finish. Given this beer's heft, it is amazing how easy this one drinks.

O - Surprisingly refined and clean, especially for the ABV. Enjoyable enough, but this has a couple years on it and may have experienced some drop off, as the flavors are a touch less saturated than I'd expected.

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4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Psilo
4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours dark brown from the bottle, sits black in the glass. Khaki cap sticks around, but not much lacing left behind.

Smells of roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, nuts.

Taste follows. Lots of roast and bitter coffee. A distinct nuttiness which I can't quite place as walnuts specifically. Chocolate sweetness and some lingering alcohol on the aftertaste. Bitterness lasts for some time.

Medium bodied, slick and oily. Rather smooth. A worthy stout.

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4.43/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of joemochas
4.29/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rkarimi
4.35/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Photo of BenBreeg
4.23/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Griphon
4.1/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DoubleSimcoe
4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of psweendogg
4.04/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Buck89
4.24/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a snifter. Clear dark brown on the pour yielding a modest tan head. Walnuts jumped out on the nose, followed by chocolate malt, caramel, and some floral notes. The taste followed closely - I picked up the nuts with a hint of saltiness at first. Bitter chocolate and floral bitterness ensued, with some char especially on the finish. I liked the nuttiness which then gave way to a classic RIS taste.

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4.73/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of KeyWestGator
4.08/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Coho11
3.75/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of axf4129
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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