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Bourbon Barrel-Aged Skipping Stone | Jackie O's Pub & Brewery

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Bourbon Barrel-Aged Skipping StoneBourbon Barrel-Aged Skipping Stone

Brewed by:
Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
Ohio, United States

Style: Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.40%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by oline73 on 01-01-2013

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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3/5  rDev -28.1%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

Photo of SomethingClever
4.38/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12.7 oz bottle poured into nonic pint.

A: Almost no head whatsoever. Body is a rich dark brown leaning toward black with just the barest hints of light escaping.

S: Vanilla, caramel, figs, dates, honey, and a little coconut.

T: fairly sweet, lots of figs, honey, caramel, and vanilla.

M: pretty thin almost watery no carbonation.

O: the flavor of this beer is astounding, it’s got the best characteristics of the bourbon. Yet, it has some of the flavors of a great quad. This beer is worth checking out and a name to make you want to drink it.

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3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

Photo of CaptainRaisin
4.14/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Just another day at Jackie-O's..

Pours dark with nice amount of bubbles.

Smells of bourbon, figs, raisins, slight vanilla and caramel.

Wonderful and of the wall in terms of taste. Bourbon in the front, dark fruits and spices through the middle with a nice vanilla/caramel finish.

Head was nowhere to be seen after a few sips, but luscious from front to back.

Super tasty, super interesting take on a style. Seems to be the calling card here at Jackie O's. Glad their home is in Ohio. We're lucky to have 'em.

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of Ciocanelu
4.65/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Sample at Mikkeller Beer Celebration Copenhagen 2017, green session. Aroma has toffee, bourbon and dried dark fruits. Taste is balanced. Lots of toffee, butterscotch, raisins with a light toffee sweetness. Aftertaste lingers with smooth bourbon.

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3.5/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

650 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Deep brown body. Medium khaki head. Thin collar.

Smell - Lightly fruity, but a lot of caramel. Kinda buttery. Oak and vanilla.

Taste - Lots of oak and vanilla. Dominates the flavor. Caramel. Lots of brown sugar. Oaky and bourbony finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium heavy. Low carbonation. Boozy.

Overall - Simple, but nice.

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4.33/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.6/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This was poured into a chalice.
The appearance was a nice dark brown color with some lighter brown hues closer to the top sitting just under a quickly dissipating finger's worth of white foamy head. Barely any lace.
The aroma presented a wonderful blend of sweet bourbon woodiness over some caramel malts, Belgian sugars, some allspice and clove, Belgian chocolate, dark chocolate, some dark fruits (plums more so), and ended with a little bit of clean earthiness.
The flavor was a fantastic blend of spices to sweetness running through all of the prior mentioned aromas and then all coming together enthusiastically in the aftertaste.
The mouthfeel was about medium bodied with a fine sipping quality about it. Nice enough grip from the spices along my tongue but not so much distracting, just noticeable enough to prevent any stickiness, slow mobility I like to say. Carbonation felt right on par. ABV felt appropriate. Finish was somewhat sticky, but nice enough sweetness from the Belgian sugars and chocolates.
Overall, very nice bourbon barrel-ed quad - fantastic in it's entirety and would make an absolutely wonderful sipper for Winter.

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4.46/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.09/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.29/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap

Pours a deep brown, small foamy khaki head. Smells of brown bread, caramel/toffee, dark fruit, bourbon & oak. Tastes of dark brown bread, fig, raisin, fruitcake, bourbon juice, oak, caramel, toffee and earthy wood. Viscous body with moderate carbonation, thick
And creamy creamy mouthfeel and finish. Outstanding

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4.32/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

From the 12.7 oz bottle in a snifter via the brewery in Athens from our visit.
This fantastic Belgo style beast pours a murky dark brown mahogany with a
light head of off white foam that settles to a thin ring with subtle lacing. The
nose gives rise to a multitude of mellow bourbon, dates, oak, vanilla, brown sugar,
and mild Belgian spice with a touch of cherries. Flavors---wow....rich bourbon that
has all the flavor without the boilermaker taste rides on a wave of brown sugar
that mingle with raisins, dates, and vanilla with a mellow oak note. Subtle cherry
and cranberry display themselves with warmth as well as a light hint of Belgian spice
and toffee. Excellent mouth feel; full body, lightly sticky, lightly coating, warm, boozy,
meaty, beaty, big, bouncy, low carbonation, smooth, and sweet on the finish without
being overly cloying.

Flat out fantastic.


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4.24/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.76/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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4.45/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of oline73
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I had this on-tap at the anniversary party. Served in a tasting glass.

Appearance: The beer pours a mahogany color with some red at the edge when the light comes through. There is almost no head.

Smell: Quite sweet with some raisins and caramel. There is also some heat from the bourbon that hits the nose.

Taste: Super sweet with lots of dark fruit and some cherries. I'm getting caramel along with the bourbon. The finish is also quite sweet.

Mouthfeel: The body is a bit on the syrupy side with foamy carbonation and a dry finish.

Overall: This is a very sweet beer, but I enjoyed it. Fairly smooth. A nice beer to have for dessert. I'd have more.

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