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Bois - Rye Whiskey Barrel - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

201 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 201
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 7.08%
Wants: 81
Gots: 107 | FT: 15
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  15.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: HopHead84 on 05-29-2013)
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Photo of stakem
4/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml pours a clouded mahogany color with a few khaki bubbles that rest atop. A swirl revives a cap that is quick to fade but alcohol legs stick to the glass.

The smell is initially oaky with sugary sweet caramel, vanilla and oak that blends to a dark fruited aspect similar to raison and molasses. The alcohol in this version seems tempered quite a bit in comparison to the others.

The taste brings some boozy heat upfront with that previously mentioned raison and raw oakiness towards the back. Inbetween are flavors of molasses, vanilla and caramel that sort of blend the transition from booze to harsh oak.

This is a medium bodied brew with a modest amount of carbonation. It is quite boozy in the feel yet much more restrained than the bourbon version. Having drank 4 versions of this back to back, this one did not scream rye to me. However, id probably place it in the top 2 of the variations I have tried for its nuance and overall well blended character.

stakem, Jun 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8.7%

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Bois - Rye Whiskey Barrel from The Bruery
97 out of 100 based on 201 ratings.