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Oil Of Aphrodite | Jackie O's Pub & Brewery

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4.2/5
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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:
#1,213
Reviews:
157
Ratings:
741
pDev:
8.81%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
320
Gots:
190
Trade:
27
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Ratings: 741 |  Reviews: 157
Reviews by Cubmaster938:
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4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

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

really solid stout with added ingredient. im not quite sure what black walnuts taste like, but there was definitely something different about this one. maybe some nuttiness?

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3.83/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours pitch black with a thin brown head that dissipates leaving nothing but a ring of tannish foam along the outside of the beer.

Smell has notes of sweet carmelized syrups, walnuts, some roasted malt notes, and a hint of dark fruits.

Taste has notes of walnuts, some cartelized syrup, roasted malts, strong pine notes and some sap. Lots of bitterness on the back end. Some chocolate notes are here - but more like bakers chocolate with some bitterness. Im kind of surprised by how bitter this stout is. Its not bad, but for some people that could be an immediate turnoff.

Feel is sticky and oily. Mild carbonation. Some heat on the back end - drinks like more than 10%.

Overall this is a solid stout, but I'm just not seeing it. For me, the bitterness is a bit much, and its a very hot stout. Definitely more of a unique taste.

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

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4.11/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.16/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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

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4.04/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.42/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to someone for sharing this beer. I think it may have been thirdeye11.

The beer pours a black color with a tan head. The aroma is very strong. I get a lot of walnuts as well as a lot of dark chocolate. Very nice. The flavor is just as good and a little bit more complex. I get a lot of chocolate and coffee as well as some oak and molasses notes. Very easy to drink for a beer that is 10 percent alcohol. Medium to thick mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Outstanding.

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

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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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5/5  rDev +19%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of OompaMentor
4.19/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from bottle to pint glass. Dark rich color with foamy caramel head that dissolved quickly. Coffee, roasted malts and chocolate are apparent. Modest carbonation at first sip; viscous blend coats the palate - chocolate and coffee are balanced. Don't get the walnut but there is a "chicory" taste. Overall a nice beer!

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3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

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5/5  rDev +19%

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4.17/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

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4.3/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle (2011)

Acquired via trade
Thanks, MrHirschybar!

Dark black body with a moderately sized dark brown head. This beer looks shiny, dark, thick, and heavy. It's nearly perfect for the style--it's menacingly gorgeous.

A rich, inviting, decadent aroma. There's lots of chocolate and roasted malt with a distinct nutty element as well. There's also some dark fruit. Complete.

The flavor too is very nice, with lots of roasted malt, chocolate, walnut, and a hint of licorice character. Delicious.

Full bodied with low to moderate carbonation--creamy, decadent, luscious--just awesome.

An incredibly drinkable imperial stout with a unique and interesting walnut component.

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5/5  rDev +19%

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4.19/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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4.39/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of GOBLIN
3.85/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Hate to say this but I'm just not on the Jackie O's band wagon. Oil of Aphrodite is good in every way but not amazing to me.

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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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Oil Of Aphrodite from Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
Beer rating: 4.2 out of 5 with 741 ratings
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