DavoleBomb (1867) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 25, 2012
Received in a pint glass.
3.5 A: Black color. Came without a head.
3.5 S: Quite chocolate-ty with deep caramel notes and molasses. Hints of diacetyl. Supple roastiness and oatmeal to round this off.
3.5 T: Sharp chocolate, caramel, slight woodiness, oatmeal. Again, hints of diacetyl.
3.5 M: Medium body. Good moderate carbonation. Reasonably creamy.
3.5 D: Tasty beer that works with or without a bourbon barrel.
Serving type: on-tap
Reviewed on: 03-25-2012 21:04:52 Rustyham (1836) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - JAN 23, 2011
2010 Bottle No. 207. Shared at the Nashville Beer Summit. Flat and pitch black. Very sweet flavor, dark chocolate and slight raspberry, Belgian in it’s pruneyness, almost like a Quad. cpetrone84 (1810) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 15, 2011
A-pours a jet black liquid with a tiny bit of deep brown head.
S-the nose is light and has some light mik chocolate, notes of oatmeal and some soapy hops in the back.
T-the taste is more bitter, the oatmeal and milk chocolate are still there but bitter burnt coffee ridns come in behind as the soapy hop flavors come by themself in the finish.
M-good full body with a thick and creamy feel. the finish is nicely carbonated and semi dry.
D-this is reasonably nicebut the hop presence seems out of place and slightly off. Still, the smooth oatmea stout body and weight make it drink smooth and easy. Fritz123 (1535) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - FEB 1, 2016
At the Public House on draft. The deep brown, nearly black pour also had a mild tan head that lasted. Aroma is BIG cocoa nibs and dark chocolate with a hint of sweet milks and roasted malts. The taste is obviously big dark and milk chocolates. The sweet milks and maltball come through at the end with slight roastyness. Medium body, medium light carb. Really damn good. juiceisloose (1492) - Windermere, Florida, USA - DEC 3, 2010
Growler at RBWG. Pours a deep, dark mahogany color and topped by a small head of tan colored foam that recedes quickly to a thin film. The aroma is rich and filled with several varieties of chocolate from sweet milk chocolate to some darkly roasted chocolate. Some earthy hops lend some bitterness which oats lend a nice smoothness. The flavor follows suit with the sweet milk chocolate, roast, and lactic sugars. Medium bodied with subtle carbonation that leads to a sweet chocolate finish. This is an easy drinking chocolate milk stout.
MmmcKay (1052) - Brentwood, Tennessee, USA - MAR 29, 2011
Sampled at Nashville Beer Summit 1.22.11 - Probably my least favorite Jackie-O’s beer thus far, but it’s still damn good. An excellent sweet stout. This beer has nothing to be ashamed of. Dry cocoa powder notes. Lush and delicious. Milky and creamy. Milk and dark chocolate. Yum. Jackie-O’s keeps rock’n it. fiver29 (1036) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - FEB 6, 2010
Growler shared at a tasting. Pours black with a thin tan head that dissipates quickly. Aroma is sweet chocolate with some nice dark roast to balance it out. Medium light creamy mouthfeel. Flavor is smooth chocolate that has a hint a sweetness that is done really well. Its not cloyingly sweet at all. And its balanced with the right amount of roast. This is an outstanding brew. Thanks Brad! orangesol (987) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 4, 2014
Big thanks to Deuane for bringing me this growler back from a recent trip to the brewery. Thanks again buddy! Growler poured into a duvel tulip.
darkguardian (733) - Florida, USA - MAR 19, 2010
A - Pours pitch black with a nice half finger tall dark tan head leaving very light lacing down the glass.
S - Tons of sweet chocolate and dark roasted malts mix well with a bit of lactose sweetness and the faintest hint of booze to create the core of this beer. More and more chocolate comes thru as it begins to come to room temp.
T - Plenty of chocolaty sweetness mixes well with the dark roasted malts, ground coffee, and lactose sweetness. Finish has plenty of sweetness throughout but it gets a bit hot as it warms up. Pretty good stout but nothing too mind blowing. I am looking forward to trying some of the other offerings from Jackie O’s.
M - Heavy body and flavor with moderate carbonation. A bit thin but no big deal there. Finish has plenty of dark roast and strong chocolaty sweetness.
D - Pretty good. Based on the fact that I drank nearly half the growler myself I must have enjoyed some part of this one. The balance was good but it was just a bit too sweet. Still pretty good tho.
This is my kind of stout. 32oz growler thanks to George. Pours an almost black with a small beige head. Nose is lots of roast chocolate, creamy caramel and oatmeal. Flavor is big on mouthfeel with a extremely creamy chocolate character up front. Chewy caramel malt center finishes with a slightly roasted mocha finish. This is a really good milk stout. madelfonatree (317) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 29, 2015
Enjoyed on tap at Winking Lizard 10/23/2015.
Look - Brown. Tan head. I’ve let it sit for an hour and still has a ring of head.
Smell - Sweet chocolate. Dark chocolate. Soy sauce.
Taste - Chocolate.
Feel - Creamy. Smooth. Full.
Overall - This is a thick milk stout. It is nice to get the higher ABV and feel.