Barrel Aged Jones Dog | Pipeworks Brewing Company

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84
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23 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Pipeworks Brewing Company
Illinois, United States
pdubs.net

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Milk Stout aged on cocoa nibs and vanilla beans and then further aged in Evan Williams bourbon barrels.

Added by MasterSki on 11-25-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
23
Reviews:
1
Avg:
3.79
pDev:
14.78%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
0
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 23 |  Reviews: 1
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4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.46/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.14/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.18/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.16/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

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4.1/5  rDev +8.2%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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5/5  rDev +31.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +25.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

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3/5  rDev -20.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of MasterSki
3.7/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at FoBAB. Served in the accompanying taster glass.

A - Almost no head, just a thin collar. Body is pitch black.

S - Loads of whiskey here, and quite leathery, with notes of oak and perhaps a bit of fusel alcohol. The base stout seems to have been a bit overwhelmed by the barrel-aging, with only faint vanilla and cocoa nibs in the background.

T - The taste is better, with more balance. Nice dark chocolate, hint of chocolate, notes of roast, char, oak, and perhaps a hint of lactose sugar. Finishes with some whiskey bite, but there's only light vanilla from the barrel.

M - Medium-bodied, some roasty dryness and tannic oak, particularly in the finish. Low carbonation, and a tad watery. Not overly hot, even though the bourbon flavor seems to have taken over a fair bit.

D - I wasn't a huge Jones Dog fan to begin with, and this was more of a lateral move. I noticed Pipeworks has amped up the base recipe to 8.5%, so I suspect subsequent batches will hold up to the barrel-aging better. I'll re-visit this when/if they finally bottle it.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Barrel Aged Jones Dog from Pipeworks Brewing Company
3.79 out of 5 based on 23 ratings.
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