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Bois - Rye Whiskey Barrel - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
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world-class

177 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 177
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 4.39
pDev: 6.83%
Wants: 77
Gots: 101 | FT: 17
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  15.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: HopHead84 on 05-29-2013)
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Reviews by rudzud:
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rudzud

Massachusetts

4.46/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Split with JLindros and shared with Threelions.

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a nice dark brown hue with a one finger head that fades to leave light lacing.

S - Aromas of sweet malts, caramel, alcohol hidden well did not smell like 15%. Very nice rye whiskey too!

T - Taste is caramel, vanilla, malty sweetness, awesome rye barrel, molasses, light dark fruit. Heavy rolo, toffee and nice sweet malts. Delicious caramel sweetness and barrel notes.

M - Mouthfeel is lightly carbonated, to be expected, not that syrupy.

O - Overall this beer was very tasty, great sweetness, awesome barrel notes, good rye, very sweet, delicious.

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2014 02:47:37 | More by rudzud
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4.6/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Split with rudzud and threelions. Finally got this beast to the table.

Pours a crazy nice foamy fluffy 1 finger head, leaves messy lacing in the slow fade, nice legs, super dark murky brown color almost black.

Nose is phenomenal, so much awesome malts, aged big dark malts, creamy brown malts, sweety candy and sugar, molasses, brown sugar, etc. Nice barrel and whisky notes, even little rye, nice vanilla and oak barrel, hint raisin and candied fruit, caramel fluffy nougat, very nice soft aged malt.

Taste is ridiculous, amazing malts, soft aged old ale malts, sweet candy bit awesome, sweet syrupy brown sugar molasses, toffee, etc, but all aged nicely, coffee syrup, little roast and toffee, very mild booze notes, hint cocoa. Then barrel, toasty vanilla oak, mild whisky but hard to tell rye, even a little nutty. Chewy nougat too. Finish is sweet syrupy, chewy malts, great barrel rounding, nice whisky, good aged soft malt, very tasty.

Mouth is super heavy bod, nice carb, very little booze.

Overall awesome!

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I appreciated that Stakem shared this with me, enjoyed chilled from a taster glass.

The color is dark murky brown with thin very light beige head with tiny bead no lace sticks. The smell is mostly dark sugar caramel and light yeast ester with dried fruit however the rye barrel does impart a nice earthy woody and slight boozy aroma. The feel is full with moderately low carbonation yet not really a cloying sweetness-just has the dark malt and toffee sweetness with a drying alcohol in the finish.

The flavor is great, lots of malt complexity with the yeast adding depth with some caramel and woody flavor in the middle and light vanilla with some gentle alcohol and raisin-like flavor in the finish. The barrel is nice and is well blended with the base I think it does not taste hot, alhouth you can taste the alcohol it is not over the top. Overall a great Old ale and the barrel aging enhances this-So thankful for the opportunity to try it, thanks Adam.

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Bois - Rye Whiskey Barrel from The Bruery
97 out of 100 based on 177 ratings.