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

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4.17/5
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106 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by oline73 on 01-01-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,783
Reviews:
18
Ratings:
106
pDev:
9.11%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
19
Trade:
8
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Photo of 7irondave
4.45/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of nrbw23
4.21/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kurmaraja
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Brutaltruth
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.

Cheers

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Photo of jakecattleco
4.19/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lone_Freighter
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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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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Photo of petrusek23
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BenBreeg
4.74/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

2017 edition, 12% ABV. Fenomenal.

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Photo of Sweffin
4.75/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of dcmchew
4.68/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of cjgiant
4.35/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle:
A darker brown, seems to have maybe a slight haze, but darkness hides clarity decently well. Very thin rim remains with some time, though it was medium thin for a little while. No lacing.

Nose is is a pecan accented quad - date bread with nuts, perhaps. The bourbon is light but noticeable, along with a nutty maltiness.

Flavor is a little sweeter than the nose indicates, but I am okay with it. It's not overpowering, and includes the accent of the bourbon, including vanilla. And these are accents... noticeable but not overpowering. I keep thinking pecan pie, and while this is much less sweet than the dessert, I can't shake the thought for some reason. I think there is a light bite that acts as the spice, a mild nuttiness, and the bourbon quells but sweetens the date notes.

Truly enjoyable, another beer where Jackie O's adds barrel notes subtly but enjoyably.

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Photo of Sabtos
4.11/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Dark brown lacquer with a minimal, thin tan ring.

Smell is caramel, toast, fig, brown sugar and pumpkin pie--spices, crust and all.

Taste is prune, caramel, chocolate, nuts, raisin and oats through a crisp, medium-full slick body with a semi-dry finish.

Even though this one was a single element of the blend, I liked it better than Cellar Cuvée 11.

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Photo of KevBot89
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BMMillsy
4.31/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of Hayley_86
3.75/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CPAles
4.21/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kuges
4.41/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Nunya
3.87/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of Gregf51
3.94/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of caahare
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ohiovania
4.54/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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Bourbon Barrel-Aged Skipping Stone from Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
Beer rating: 4.17 out of 5 with 106 ratings
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