Jolly Roger Imperial Stout | Otto's Pub and Brewery

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Jolly Roger Imperial StoutJolly Roger Imperial Stout

Brewed by:
Otto's Pub and Brewery
Pennsylvania, United States

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by ski271 on 06-20-2006

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Ratings: 156 |  Reviews: 78
Photo of JNForsyth
3.92/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.36/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.4/5  rDev +6%

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4.15/5  rDev 0%

A-dark brown black color with a nice tan head and decent lacing

S-cocoa, coffee, dark malt, molasses, little char

T-dark roasted malt, coffee, dark chocolate, molasses, light char, licorice

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, smooth

O-nice imperial stout, good balance of flavors

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Photo of LehighAce06
4/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of Dodo2step
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

P- Wegmans in Mechanicsburg, PA

A- coffee black with no light seeping through. poor head and no lacing.

S- molasses and coffee bean dominate the nose. I get subtle hints of chocolate.

F- bitter coffee hits the palate first and the roasted malts with molasses topping it off. not bad combo but the coffee is a tad too strong.

M- thick bodied and full of coffee and booze

O- not bad. a nice imperial stout. I like coffee but the coffee overpowers just a smidge.

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Photo of Dicers
4/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

Photo of Bone53
4.23/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bottle into a snifter at around 45 degrees Fahrenheit

Appearance: Dark brown pour but once in the glass its pitch black with no light coming through. The head is almost nonexistent, more like a tan ring. Good lacing

Smell: Molasses, roasted malts, coffee. On the sweet side but not cloyingly so. I pick up more alcohol the warmer it gets

Taste: Roasted malts upfront, molasses in the middle, with bitter coffee notes and slight smoke to finish it off. Quite nice

Mouthfeel: Medium body and a little lighter than I expect from the style; Goes down smooth with a moderately bitter finish. Slight warmth from the alcohol

Overal: This is a solid RIS. Not the biggest malt bill, but the molasses adds complexity and makes up for it. Although not quite up there with my favorite imperial stouts, it's a very good representation of the style and I am looking forward to having this come winter. Cheers!

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of RblWthACoz
4.38/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Drinking this while playing Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag. Seems appropriate.

Looks great. Great nose; mild smoke with thick malts. Tastes great too. Thick malt character with molasses edges. Really nice. Feel is superb. All stouts should have this level of thickness. An excellent stout. I will go back to this in the future. It's on the level of Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout.

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Photo of markgugs
3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

Jolly Roger Imperial Stout from Otto's Pub and Brewery
4.15 out of 5 based on 156 ratings.
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