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RATINGS: 131   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Oil of Aphrodite is an American double stout with an astounding texture. Multiple different chocolate and caramel malts from all over the world give this viscous brew a colossal character. Belgian candied syrup and locally harvested black walnuts build upon the fortified character, boldly standing up to its voluptuous body. After spending two months aging in stainless steel, the oil was placed into a rum barrel. The oil rested in the rum barrel for an additional 8 months, creating an amazing brew worthy of goddesses and gods alike. A beer passionately created to transcend your glass and provide a truly memorable experience.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
baraciisch (2462) - California, USA - JUN 5, 2015
Pitch black pour... Aroma of dark malts, licorice, walnuts, rum barrel... Flavor is sweet, dark fruits, nuts, chocolate, rum notes... slightly astringent on finish... Solid ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Aniela (4195) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 1, 2015
Bottle. Black beer with an brownish head. Malty fruity, vinous, dark fruits, caramell, chocolate, coffee, rum, vanilla aroma. Malty roasted, caramell, tar, chocolate, coffee, liocrice flavour. Nice one :-)

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
nathan30533 (915) - Clifton, Ohio, USA - MAY 9, 2015
Rum barrels really make this one. Incredible brew with such complexity. Smooth and tasty. Enjoy!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
radarsock (1141) - Massachusetts, USA - MAY 8, 2015
12.7 oz. bottle supplied by StFun -- many thanks! Served at 52° F and opened on a particularly breezy partially sunny afternoon. May or may not have been blasting Chemical Brothers’ 1997 album, "Dig Your Own Hole" on a Sony surround, as I decadently sipped the sooty liquid from a just-dried snifter. But If I was, you can bet your cigarette and chewing gum money that I only managed to put my dancing shoes on for "Piku". Honestly: And I thought I’d be deliriously lost in, "Lost in a K-Hole" 23 seconds into the song. That bass, dude. Fuck. But I was down for the count 17.5 seconds before "Setting Sun" arrived on the speakers. It was unquestionably a sad moment in Radarsock’s groovy history.Just, no.

Oh, yeah...gotta rate this unmovable object."Fear shrouds, but I, in your dreary, upset eyes, linger. I linger like a wounded, unfriendly beast come to sexily destroy you while you sleep like an opium drugged adolescent ready for dreams to occur in your head about winning the approval of Midwestern coaches, seducing pretty brides,and making a good living in a good life. I am still here -- and you should know that."
One of my favorite lines. Do you know who it possibly could be? Guess. If you’re right, I’ll give you a beer.If you’re local, I’ll buy you one from a bar I haunt.
Rawr. RAwr. RAWr. RAWR.
Brocoli. BRocoli. BROcoli. BROColi. BRCOCOli. BROCOLi. BROCOI. (I like brocoli. If you don’t like it, you must be a fucking communist.)

To oversized snifter, it pours a purplish-tinted dark brown/black combination, wityh which a light khaki-ringed head barely 1 fingernail in length stood.

Aromas of smoked butterscotch, floral hops/flowers, salted caramel (unexpectedly explosive on the nose), dried dates, walnut butter,blue agave syrup, and some pipe tobacco.
Tastes much the same with the addition of chocolate almond milk, roasted soybeans, coffee syrup, and sage.
Rum barrel oak, vague cooking spices, straw, and yeast experienced by swallow.
Alcohol showed no mercy; very flavorful beer but its strength shot out of the dugout right from the get go.
Nice clean finish, though. The bitterness (from the nuts and the hops) definitely stays a while, but the chocolate and rum virtually disappear upon swallowing the beverage down your throat. <I’d like to give a shout out to my pal, Sandy Plunkett, whom had done the artwork for this bottle. Wonderfuly talented man. Grew up with his wisdom.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerman6686 (5615) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 27, 2015
This poured a very dark brown with a beige head. Aroma WA light rum,, chocolate, and light rum. Flavor similar, rum is light, chocolate and roast

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Art (2523) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Dark brown black pour. No real head to speak of. Aromas of fudge, alcohol. Taste is sweet. Silky sticky smooth.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (7254) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - FEB 15, 2015
i drank this from a glass while sitting in a tin .. pours a dark viscous black .. glimmering ink with small puffs of foam .. . rum, barrel, tar, and mild sweet chocolate .. . full mouth, finish drops off slowly .. . . batman was a chump, a cape is never acceptable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mikesaum (680) - Newark, Ohio, USA - FEB 14, 2015
Abv on my bottle reads 11.5, pours like used motor oil, very dark and thick, nice dark brown head. Aroma is very roasty, leather, chocolate and barrel hints. Taste starts sweet with chocolate and rum notes, goes a bit roasty and bitter and leaves a lingering taste of anise and walnuts. mouthfeel is very full. Definitely would pick this up again.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bluejacket74 (1613) - Reynoldsburg, Ohio, USA - FEB 12, 2015
12.7 ounce bottle, label says 2014 vintage. Served in a DFH snifter, the beer pours dark brown/black with about a quarter inch tan head that didn’t stay around long. There’s a decent amount of lacing. The aroma is nice and sweet, the brew smells like rum, molasses, nuts, dark fruit, burnt wood and vanilla. Taste is similar to the aroma, it tastes like rum, burnt/charred malt, walnuts/nuttiness, molasses, bittersweet chocolate, vanilla, dark fruit, and some roastiness. Mouthfeel/body is medium, it’s a bit coating and smooth with moderate carbonation. I think this is a pretty good double stout, Jackie O’s has done a great job with this one! Definitely worth picking up! $11.99 a bottle.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kermis (8062) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 12, 2015
Bottle shared. Pours black with a thick brown head. Aroma of toffee, chocolate, fudge, vanilla, rum and woody barrel notes, slight fruity qualities. Flavour is heavy sweet. Full bodied with soft carbonation and a fairly thick oily mouthfeel.

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