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Ottos Jolly Roger Imperial Stout

Serve in Snifter


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RATINGS: 296   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
Jolly Roger himself smoked the malt for this Imperial Stout. This is a massive stout with a huge roasted maltiness and complex smoky, chocolate flavors coming through strong thanks to the gentle handpump and correct cellar temperature.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
maxifunk777 (27) - California, USA - JUN 8, 2015
A good solid stout perfect for the summer since it is not a very heavy beer. This was a pleasant surprise enjoyed right out of the bottle while in the jacuzzi. Would like more of this for sure.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
callmemickey (3989) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 29, 2015
Black body, thing tan head, spotty lacing. Deep roast, bittersweet chocolate, earth, caramel, light coffee. Medium to full bodied, gentle carbonation, mild sweetness, mild bitterness in the finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Darkmagus82 (2129) - - MAY 17, 2014
Poured form a 22 oz. bottle into snifter. Appearance - A nice deep black with a light brown head upon pouring that dissipated fast to a nice wispy head; clung to glass while swirled. Smell - Strong chocolate aroma with a bit of coffee after. Taste - A strong cocoa presence with some sweeter vanilla and some sweet raisin flavors. Mouthfeel - A moderate body, with a very smooth texture, although maybe a bit thinner then expected for abv. Overall - A very good brew and one I would recommend. Not quite up to snuff to the bourbon aged on tap, but a very solid brew non the less.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dfonorow (1867) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 29, 2014
Pre-DLD bottle share at Hampton Inn. Pour is deep brown with a small khaki head. Aroma and flavor of licorice candy, chocolate, roasted coffee, and dark fruit. Finish has a lot of coffee and smoke notes coming out.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerman6686 (5827) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 21, 2014
This one poured a very dark brown with a tan head. Aroma was of smoke, ash, dark roast, grapes and tar. Flavor was of a good amount of dry smoke, tobacco, dark roast and dark chocolate. A great example of ther style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
thome50 (1252) - Morro Bay via Orange County, California, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle. Thanks Jason. Pours a jet black with slight tan head. Aroma is coffee, toffee and some residual plum. Taste is coffee, chocolate and some minor marshmallow.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
tgncc (3048) - Bellmore, New York, USA - NOV 7, 2013
Via trade with Bmart. The aroma is roast, dark chocolate. The appearance is jet black, light tan head. The flavor is chocolate, licorice, roast. The finish is roast, pine needles. Medium/thick in body. A run of the mill, but well made stout.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allfreej (554) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - APR 18, 2013
Bottled. Black pour with a thin tan head. Not a great deal of lacing. The nose is heavy, chocolate, malt, roasty, yeasty. Flavor is sweet, roasty malt, chocolate, coffee, hot cocoa. Thick, rich mouthfeel. A really nice Imperial Stout. A little sweeter than I prefer, but very, very nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy from my iPad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (12152) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - APR 3, 2013
bomber poured a clear dark reddish brown with a small lasting brown head. Aromas of roasted malt, cocoa, coffee and earthiness. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of roasted malt, cocoa, earthiness and light vanilla with a smooth lingering cocoa finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mcberko (11190) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 13, 2013
22 oz. bottle, pours black with a small tan head. Aroma of moderate roasted malt, chocolate, and some oats. Flavour brings out big roasted malt notes which dominate the palate, a little chocolate and some oatmeal notes. Extremely roasted, with a medium-thickness palate. Nothing revolutionary, but expertly executed impie stout. Excellent stuff.

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