Oil Of Aphrodite | Jackie O's Pub & Brewery

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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

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Ratings:
728
Reviews:
152
Avg:
4.15
pDev:
9.16%
 
 
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4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jhlosito75
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of pda22
4.89/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of HopBomb515
4.52/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pitch black, light tan head and great lacing. Rich roasted aroma. Notes of toffee, richly roasted grain, light coffee, cocoa powder, roasted nuts and molasses. Full, thick, creamy, and no hint of abv. Amazing stout and amazing big bold flavor.

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Photo of NMA
4.68/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of SerialTicker
4.14/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

2015 vintage. Belgian candied sugar black walnut goodness? Interesting.

This is a wonderful beer, but one that didn't quite meet my expectations -- then again, I had them too high, let's be real. Not really sweet, which I liked, but there was a nice dark fruit and candied kind of flavor in there that plays off the walnuts (which I didn't really taste initially) nicely. The walnut flavor is not very strong, but it's there. The feel is oily and slick, which works well with this beer.

I really enjoyed this, and would absolutely see it as a panty dropper if BBA'd.

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

Photo of Philcassella
4.52/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of NateMac13
4.02/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Chackman151
4.56/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TheElectricOne
4.02/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 500ml bottle into tulip glassware:

appearance: looks the part of a heavy-duty stout. Deep, dark black in color, with some brownish highlights. Solid mocha-colored head for the ABV, with lots of retention.

Aroma: loads of roast, some nuttiness, some chocolate. Mostly heavy on the roast, it reminds me of a heavier, more decadent version of Night Shift's Awake.

Taste: similar to the smell, though the walnuts come out a lot more here. Theres a lot of that kind of dry, slightly bitter walnut flavor, and it's nice. Mild on the milk chocolate flavor, some roast. Not overly heavy or decadent in one area, its a nicely balanced stout.

Feel: full-bodied, though maybe a touch less "syrupy" than I'd like in an imperial stout.

Overall: a very, very good stout. Would LOVE to try the barrel-aged and coffee-vanilla versions of this.

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Photo of AJmon13
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of travelguy
4.24/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cd_beer_disapear
4.67/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of JustinSparks
3.93/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thatoneguymike
3.77/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pkalix
4.23/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

2014 bottle. very roast-y, very dark, no head.... not sure i'm getting the walnuts but i am getting the dry, side of the mouth kind of feeling i get from eating walnuts. overall, it's decent. very drinkable for a ten percent stout..... not spectacular.

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Photo of teamwiggum
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wvsabbath
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bobv
4.31/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TomMorris
3.88/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Josholson666
4.31/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CNoj012
4.26/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

This beer pours an extremely dark brown with a one finger mocha colored head. Retention is minimal and there is spotted lacing. Smell is great. Roasted malt, chocolate, toffee and nuts. Taste is similar, but not quite as complex. Feel is medium, but a bit lighter than I expected. Not sticky or chewey, but smooth. Overall a very good stout, but I wish it was a bit more full and thick.

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Photo of Klourie
4.06/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Oil Of Aphrodite from Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
4.15 out of 5 based on 728 ratings.
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