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RATINGS: 201   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Oil of Aphrodite is an American double stout brewed with locally harvested black walnuts and Belgian candy syrup. English, German, American, and Belgian malts are accompanied by pacific northwest hops, creating a sweet and rich springboard for deep nuttiness. Lay this beer down for a while and share with friends and loved ones. After all, beer should be enjoyed and remembered; this is why quality and character are at the heart of every beer we produce.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Strykzone (5380) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - APR 25, 2014
Sampled at dld eve. Black. Fruoty aroma. Cherries? A thinner feel. Nuts are really ligjt. Nthis is so unlike a big stout. So much more fruit. Really good and so different.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kappldav123 (5369) - GERMANY - SEP 10, 2011
Bottle Nr 13/192. Looks really good. Beer in the glass deep black, small head. Heavy malty aroma mit notes of liquorice. Starts heavy malty, woody-dry, a bit sweet with a touch of vanilla. Finish again sweeter, but also a bit salty, a bit fruity like berries. Woody-dry aftertaste. Great!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
czar (5352) - Qubec, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 16, 2013
pours dark brown with a nice light beige head, good retention and lacing. chocolate, bitter cocoa nibs, spices, nuts, burnt caramel, coffee, belgian yeast and/or candi feeling, bit of ashes. moderate carbonation, some sweetness, medium body - oily, bitter chocolate and coffee finish. nice!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kramer (5346) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 25, 2010
Growler, RBWG 2010. Pours a dark black body with a small fizzy light brown head. The nose is rather thick and intense with roast, molasses, heavy sweetness, and some light alcohol. The flavor is equally intense with roast, moderate sweetness, and some burnt coffee. I like the quality of the sweetness, very different from the usual lactose used. Mouthfeel is thick, a touch sticky from the sugar, but not especially cloying. Soft gentle carbonation. Nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (5323) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 21, 2015
Bottle during the RBWG Lobby Share. Pours a clear brown with small beige head that diminishes to nothing. The aroma is licorice and wood. Medium mouth with dark chocolate, rich malt, light booze, lingering dryness, very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JaBier (5300) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - MAY 2, 2010
Growler sample shared by some of the other C-Bus bastardos at DLD 2010. Black pour with a thin tan head. Nose of chocolate and nuts with some dark fruit as well. Nutty and malty flavor with a big chocolate and roast finish. Wasnt sure about the walnuts, but the dimension they add to this beer really makes it stand out amongst others in the category.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borresteijn (5242) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 16, 2011
75cl Bottle at DRBM. Black colour, brown head. Aroma of cream, espresso, bitter chocolate, bitter nuts, sweet. Flavour is light sweet, Belgian chocolate, light sour roast, bitter nuts, dry bitter roasted finish. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerman6686 (5158) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 5, 2011
This poured a dark brown color with a tan head. Aroma was a good bit or roast, dark chocolate, nutty and some yeasty character. Flavor was yeasty chocolate, some roast and some astringency too that I cant exaclt pinpoint. Not a huge fan here

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Thorpe429 (5016) - , Illinois, USA - APR 14, 2011
On tap at the Jackie Os 5th Anniversary party. Pours motor-oil black with a pretty good head and a nice bit of light lacing. The aroma blew me away right from the start. There was some really nice roasted nut character along with some nice dark chocolate. There were nice notes of espresso and dark fruit underneath with just a touch of booze. The flavor is equally as nice and quite complex. I was a bit fan of how everything came together and it had a nice kick in the end. Chocolate, dark fruits, and espresso danced and were further highlighted by a beautifully-thick mouthfeel. Just a hint of warmth in the finish. This was my favorite of the Jackie Os brews and Im looking forward to hopefully trying this again. Serving type: on-tap Reviewed on: 12-07-2010

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jbrus (4991) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - NOV 28, 2011
Bottle@DRbM. Very fruity aroma with chocolate and vanilla. Black, light brown head, good lace. Sweet, vanilla, hint of bourbon, fruity, light bitter. Soft mouth feel. Flavourful and balanced.

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