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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 Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,490
Reviews:
175
Ratings:
822
pDev:
8.59%
 
 
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Ratings: 822 |  Reviews: 175
Photo of Montanabeerz
4.35/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BAsbill
4.24/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
3.75/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stephenlee
4.44/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Theyrcoming
3.02/5  rDev -27.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Patches826
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of VolatileAgent7744
3.59/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of keithmurray
3.86/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appearance - dark mahogany body with mocha head

Smell - dark chocolate, nuts

Taste - chocolate, hazelnut, roasted malts, brownie

Mouthfeel - medium bodied, medium carbonation, chocolate upfront, brownie and nutty on the back end, a bit thin for an imperial stout

Overall - decent stout here, brownie finish is the best aspect of the beer. A bit pricy for what it is.

Price point - $7.99/12.7 oz bottle

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Photo of beerrat
4.65/5  rDev +11%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of metter98
4.03/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

A: The beer is jet black in color. It poured with a short head consisting of off white bubbles covering the surface.
S: Strong aromas of black licorice are present in the nose.
T: The taste follows the smell and has lots of flavors of black licorice along with hints of roasted and nutty malts. The licorice becomes stronger as the beer warms up.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This stout seems to be a little lighter in body compared to other beers in the style. It is very easy to drink considering its strength.

Serving type: bottle

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4.06/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of RMW66
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours black with a 5mm tan-mocha head that disappears quickly with minimal lacing. The smell is roasted malts, dark chocolate and some nutty aromas. Taste is dark chocolate with subtle nut flavors, nice roasted malts and subtle aniseed notes with a slightly bitter finish. Very smooth mouthfeel with moderate body and subtle carbonation. Didn't know what to expect with the walnuts but it works very well - it is well balanced and nicely integrated. Look forward to enjoying this again.

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4.09/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Greywulfken
4.05/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

2018 bottling, brewed with black walnuts and Belgian candied syrup, English, German, American, and Belgian malts, and Pacific Northwest hops...

Bit of a chance here, as there was nothing particularly alluring about a beer brewed with black walnuts, but hey, you never know until you try, right? Walnut and molasses aromas waft up from the black glass body, bringing suggestions of sweet sesame, chocolate, hazelnut, and vanilla... Similar flavors follow on the sip, sweet chewy walnut, espresso sweetened with blackstrap molasses, chocolate and vanilla liqueurs... Medium-bodied, smooth, a little sticky, very mild bitterness, moderate sweetness that fades just a bit toward the finish, subdued carbonation... Very nicely delivered, warming - better than I expected...

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Photo of csmrx7
4.44/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The use of nut and nut oil in this is brilliant. Adds body, and mouthfeel while adding to the tase without over powering. Ballances very well.with the dates and ripe plum from the malts. Can't wait to try the BA version.

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4.29/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.35/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of KurtisCarman
4.21/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

L: black oil, minimal head
S: overly nutty aromas had me concerned that it was going to be too nutty to my taste
T: subtle nut flavors, rich dark chocolate, stunning malt character in this one
F: very smooth for not being barrel aged
O: awesome beer. Going to get more.

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4.21/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MJSFS
4.54/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of StoutElk_92
4.69/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Walnuts, chocolate, candied dark fruits, nutty toasty malts, coffee notes

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Photo of mig100
4.19/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of buschbeer
4.14/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12.7 FL Oz bottle
Served in a Jackie O's snifter
2014

This beer pours black as bubblin' crude. It is topped with a little mocha head that leaves little lacing.

The smell is nutty with dark chocolate.

The smell is pretty much the same. I get dark chocolate with an earthy/nutty flavor. I get hints of anise and coffee.

Full bodied. Oily, slick mouthfeel

I have not had a fresh one, but I think four years of age hasn't hurt this beer at all. It is very tasty and fulfilling.

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Photo of stephens101
4.2/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

New to the shelf and new to my palate and hopefully a new favorite.

A shiny black brew with a thin, concave dark tan head.

Complex aroma with burnt sugar, caramel cinnamon, plum and black cherry.

The taste is equally involving with black cherry and plum along with notes of cotton candy, brown bread and tannin and pine in the finish creating a very well-balanced brew.

Heavy in body and creamy but super smooth with a hint of alcohol makes for an easy sipper.

Love it when a wish comes true.

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3.87/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours an effervescent & chestnut hued mahogany with a pinky of caramel head. Not quite up to par head retention & lacing

S: Roasty, a little nutty, dark fruit & little booze once warm

T: Follows the nose, some coffee and dryness up front. Walnuts, a little fig, raisin, vanilla charred grain, plus woody/walnut hull bitterness as this warms, just a touch of booze. Finishes with a little Chicory, woody bitterness, a touch nuttyness & plenty of dryness, just little fig, & cinnamon

MF: Medium body, moderate carbonation

Solid Imp Stout, drinks easy enough for what it is. Not sure I would buy again, not totally in my wheelhouse

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Oil Of Aphrodite from Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
Beer rating: 4.19 out of 5 with 822 ratings