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Bourbon Rye Knot - Figure 8 Brewing

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Bourbon Rye Knot
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Ratings: 6
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.56
pDev: 7.02%
Wants: 3
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Figure 8 Brewing visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

Bourbon Rye Knot - our original Baltic Rye aged together with vanilla beans for over 5 months in a Buffalo Trace Bourbon barrel. This blend of seven grains, amarillo, centennial, and warrior hops is super well balanced and is smooth as silk

(Beer added by: alleykatking on 10-02-2010)
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5/5  rDev +9.6%

11-19-2011 02:47:08 | More by rattletrap968
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cetherid

Indiana

4.33/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

poured into a snifter

A.

This beer is extremely dark brown, to the point of black. A nice brown bubbly head that doesn't linger very long. A very nice looking dark brew.

S.

nose is rye and oak. Subtle hints of vanilla and bourbon in there. The smells aren't very strong in this. it takes a few sniffs to really get everything but still a very good smelling beer.

T.

same as nose but a little stronger. You get everything from the oaky flavors, the rye, the vanilla and some subtle bourbon. A little bitterness at the very end which is a nice touch. This isn't like a typical barrel aged beer where the bourbon is extremely prevalent. it's in there, but very subtle IMO. The perfect starter beer for getting into barrel aged beers.

M.

medium bodied with a good amount of carbonation. Leaves a bit of a dry finish in the mouth.

D.

very good. The first beer I grab on my weekly visit to the tasting room. Unfortunately it's going to run out here very soon, but I could easily have 2 or 3 of these in a visit. Alcohol isn't too high so 2 or 3 is definitely possible without getting too buzzed. Great tasting and only a few minutes from me!

Serving type: on-tap

11-08-2010 03:45:22 | More by cetherid
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alleykatking

Indiana

4.28/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had on tap....

A- Pours a dark brown almost black in color. No head when given to me. This coats the glass with a brownish liquid the entire beer.

S- Light bourbon notes to this go hand in hand with a rye aroma. Some light darker fruits in this as well accents the woody aroma. This has a light sweet malt to this that I found a little off but still balanced the beer out.

T- The rye pops through the beer from start to finish. There is a woody overtone with a hint of bourbon at the middle to the lasting of the beer. Sweet malts pop up here and there but make the beer well balanced ironicly.

M- Medium heavy mouthfeel. Carbonation was lacking but went well with the beer. Rye left on the palate with a hint of bourbon on the aftertaste. Clean tasting overall. Alcohol drying on the palate.

D- I had more than one sample of this. Actually, I would say this was about a pint's worth. This beer really stood out from the other offerings. A good brewery that I am looking forward to having more from.

Serving type: on-tap

10-02-2010 21:40:13 | More by alleykatking
Bourbon Rye Knot from Figure 8 Brewing
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