Jackie O’s Pub & Brewery will be celebrating its 10th Anniversary the best way it knows how: by releasing some new beers.
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Cognac Barrel Dark Apparition is coming!!! This is the first of three 375 mL bottles we will release at the Jackie O's Taproom (25 Campbell Street in Athens) during the weekend of our 10 Year Anniversary Extravaganza, December 4 & 5! We only have 100 cases of this unique behemoth! Stay tuned for future surprise bottles! Mark your calendars & book your hotels, we are going to have a draft list at the Brew Pub & Public House that you won't want to miss! #jackieosturns10 #adecadeofjackieos #sawLuarthere #jackieosbrewery #AthensOhio #ohiocraftbeer #LiamT #DarkApparition #cognacbarrels #comehomeClark #barrelaged
The first new release to be announced is Cognac Barrel Dark Apparition, an 11.5 percent ABV Russian imperial stout brewed with 11 malts and brown sugar before being aged in Rémy Martin cognac barrels for “a full year.” The base stout has seen many different incarnations since it was first released in 2008, including the original Dark Apparition (10.5 percent ABV), Bourbon Barrel Aged Dark Apparition (10.5 percent ABV), Vanilla Bean Rum Barrel Dark Apparition (10.5 percent ABV) and Vanilla and Coffee Bean Dark Apparition (10.5 percent ABV), among others.
According to Brad Clark, director of brewing operations for the Athens, Ohio-based brewery, Cognac Barrel Dark Apparition will be packaged in 375ml bottles ($11.99)and will also be one of three different beers that will be released. Only 100 cases available when it goes on sale for the brewery’s 10 Year Anniversary Extravaganza taking place on Dec. 4-5, and while bottle limits are not known yet, Clark to Tenemu in an email that “it will be less than our normal 6/person.”
Update (Nov.2, 2015) — This post was updated to include details on the bottle price, bottle limits and additional brewing details. It was originally published on Nov. 1, 2015.