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Oil Of Aphrodite - Rum Barrel Aged | Jackie O's Pub & Brewery

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4.21/5
Exceptional
486 Ratings
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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): 11.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
None provided.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,257
Reviews:
93
Ratings:
486
pDev:
12.35%
 
 
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356
Gots:
112
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5/5  rDev +18.8%

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Photo of Mantooth
3.75/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A friend was in Ohio the day these were released, he snagged me two bottles. I wanted to love this beer but the rum sweetness was over the top, saccharine. I'll revisit this brew again - maybe my palate was off when I first tried it. There's a lot going on, wood, char, nuttiness - but the rum does a damn good job of masking those elements.

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Photo of BeerAdvocate
4.42/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Molasses, Walnuts, Booze, Wood

Here we have an Imperial Stout that has seen a healthy duration of rum barrel aging with the company of walnuts, the rum character is pleasantly noticeable which compliments the massive stout character this brew brings to the table. The 11.5% abv does not show itself until about halfway through the glass, new subtle complexities with each sip. Finishes with suggestions of walnuts, floral alcohol, brown bread, mild molasses, and faint woody rum ... amazing.

STYLE: American Double Stout | ABV: 11.5% | AVAILABILITY: Rotating

Review from BeerAdvocate magazine issue #96 (JAN 2015)

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Photo of mportnoy
4.5/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

One of the best rum beers that I've had. Great mouth feel, well balanced, subtle but tangible rum notes.

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Photo of jlindros
4.24/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Thanks to rudzud.

No head, pitch black long legs.

Nose light, mild dark choc, cocoa and mild fluffy nougat, faint barrel notes.

Taste sweet cocoa, caramel, aged dark malts, some rum and boozy notes, chewy dark caramel malts, fudgey cocoa, char, etc. Mild bitterness and earthy hop.

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

375ml bottle from the 2014 release. Poured into a snifter 11/19/2014.

A- Dark black body, oily and thick. Half finger offwhite head, minimal retention time, no lacing. Has nice legs on it. Pretty much looks like what the name implies. [4.25]

S- Sweet rum, dark fruit, oak, dark chocolate. Not particularly complex, but for a rum-barrel aged beer, the rum really plays nicely with the rest of the base beer. One of the few rum-barrel aged beers where this is the case. [4.25]

F- Smooth milk chocolate, rum sweetness, dark fruits, oak, dark chocolate, finishing with a mild piney bitterness. Nice complexity, and as in the nose, the rum plays nicely with the rest of the beer. This definitely works. [4.25]

M- Thick bodied, on the lower end of carbonation for the style. Smooth, slick and sticky. This is fairly nice with a slightly over-bittered finish. [4.25]

O- This was pretty impressive in how the rum was so strong but played very nicely with the rest of the beer. Nice complexity and mouthfeel as well. This is a more than solid stout to try. [4.25]

Final score: 4.25

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

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3.42/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

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5/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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3.25/5  rDev -22.8%

Photo of Hayes86
4.25/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Holy rum. I am not a huge rum fan. A sniff from the glass after pouring smelled like an empty rum fith. It tastes great. If you like rum. It is a great beer. But I enjoy bourbon better. The bbaooa is much more balanced as well. Good beer, but I think Ill stick with the bbaooa.

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4.75/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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5/5  rDev +18.8%

Photo of StonedTrippin
4.33/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

thanks to drlovemd87 for sharing another epic bottle that cant be bought in colorado! this is a neat one, and although i have never had the base beer for this, i have to imagine the rum barrel brings it to this elite level of quality and uniqueness. aromas of Caribbean spice meld with very dark roasted barley and the coffee notes that accompany it. i get a little dark chocolate, a heavy hit of vanilla bean, and a woody character thats earthy and has some minerals to it. very interesting. the taste of this one, and most barrel aged beers ive had from these guys, is a lot less about trying to pick apart the elements and analyse them, as it is just drinking and savoring the whole. the rum influence is obviously heavy, but the flavors are integrated to a level not often seen, and its unfair to this beer to dissect it like i normally tend to do. the mouthfeel is just insane, a touch sweet from the rum, but velveteen softness and the viscosity of a good port wine. carbonation is minimal, but i dont wish for more of it. there is something delicate about this enormous beer, and thats tough to come by. jackie o has continued to blow me away, and i must now rank them with my favorite breweries in the country. this is next level stuff!

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5/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

For me, this beer is gall damn perfecto

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1.21/5  rDev -71.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.5/5  rDev -16.9%

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look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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Oil Of Aphrodite - Rum Barrel Aged from Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
Beer rating: 4.21 out of 5 with 486 ratings