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Templeton Rye Whiskey Barrel Aged Kurgan Wee Heavy - Upstream Brewing Company - Old Market

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Templeton Rye Whiskey Barrel Aged Kurgan Wee Heavy
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Ratings: 6
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.01
pDev: 21.59%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Upstream Brewing Company - Old Market visit their website
Nebraska, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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(Beer added by: dbossman on 06-28-2012)
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4.3/5  rDev +42.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A Well, this is purposefully under-carbonated, so it pours extremely still and dark brown; it looks like iced coffee and though it doesn't look like beer normally does, it still looks dark and inviting--let's do this

S: The rye whiskey character and the oak barrels are the most prevalent but so are dark cherries, sweet roasted malts, brown sugar, molasses, raisins, prunes; man, this smells so good

T: Again, I will mention that this is barely carbonated and that that was the intention but it is the first thing you notice--though once you get past that, the flavors are actually even more intense: rye whiskey; dry oakiness that not only plays off the rye whiskey but off the malts; coffee and chocolate and then come those dark fruits: raisins, cherries; and it finishes off with a slightly sweet almost molasses quality

F: Hard to rate this; it still obviously but it still has a nice creamy and fairly full texture

O: Man, this is a solid beer; I will try to snag a couple more of these; although this is an amazing smelling and tasting beer, I knock the overall experience slightly because of the lack of carbonation; I know it is intentional but with just a bit more, this beer would be out of this world

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2012 03:44:01 | More by dbossman
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Templeton Rye Whiskey Barrel Aged Kurgan Wee Heavy from Upstream Brewing Company - Old Market
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