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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.38/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Dark amber-bock ale brewed in memory of Ohio Brew week originator Jon Sparhawk .

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Sheerbrewing (117) - Athens-Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUL 27, 2012
On draft pours a dark brown with a tan thick head. Aroma is rich malt and clean yeast. Flavor is deep and rich with malt character. This is an exceptional beer.

3.8
Thorpe429 (5122) - , Illinois, USA - APR 21, 2011
"Malty strong ale aged on oak chips."

Pours a moderate reddish-brown color with a good tan head and a slight amount of lacing on the way down. The nose brings forward some subtle oak character and sweet malted plus some mild fruits. Caramel and bread there as well. The taste is quite bready with some caramel sweetness and a nice touch of oak in the background. Good full body with a bit of oak tannin that helps round out the brew. Nice and drinkable. Love how there are so many new offerings each time I stop by.

Serving type: on-tap

Reviewed on: 01-05-2011

3.7
Dogbrick (13986) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUL 16, 2010
UPDATED: JUL 20, 2010 Sample at Jackie O’s as part of Ohio Brew Week. This brew is a clear reddish-amber color with a medium off-white head that recedes steadily. Thin rings of lacing. Caramel malt aroma with some dark fruity notes. Medium body with a strong malt base and flavors of caramel, dark fruit and chocolate. The finish is malty with a slight booze and fig character and a sweet finish. Above average overall.

3.6
sliffy (2040) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - DEC 4, 2009
Sweet vanilla and brown sugar, dark malts, chocolate, roasted notes. Finishes with a hint of cocktail napkin.

3.6
alexsdad06 (10947) - West Chester, Ohio, USA - DEC 14, 2014
Draft at Jackie O-s during Fifth Anniversary party from notes. Pours a slightly hazy reddish amber color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor had toasted grainy and biscuity malts, caramel, hints of fruits, earthy hops, the oak is present through the finish.

3.6
DialSquare (5142) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 30, 2016
Draft from Local Cantina in Grandview: Copper pour, candied caramel sweet malt, woody. Straightforward, but good.

3.5
dkoonce (911) - People’s Republic of Athens, Ohio, USA - AUG 5, 2007
On tap, at the pub. Dark, with a thin tan head. Very malty aroma, with caramel and toffee. Medium body and a bit sweet. Lots of caramel in there as well. Finishes well. A fitting tribute to Jon.

3.5
bgburdman9 (861) - columbus, Ohio, USA - JUL 21, 2008
Had this one on tap during brew week. I thought this one was pretty solid. It was pretty easy to drink and had a solid malty, caramel, and light roastiness to it. Solid beer.


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