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Rye Rebellion - Full Pint Brewing Company

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256 Ratings
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Ratings: 256
Reviews: 71
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 11.87%
Wants: 15
Gots: 25 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Full Pint Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Imperial Stout Aged in Rye Whiskey Barrels

(Beer added by: DrDemento456 on 01-11-2012)
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Reviews by B33R501:
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3.8/5  rDev -4%

Gotta be the weirdest beer ive had this year, that's not to say it was bad, actually it was pretty good. but ... The beer it reminded me of most was Weyerbacher Tiny, without the chocolate and the Belgian yeast complexity.

Poured into my 1 oz taster at times this had big head, tons of bubbles that would rate a 5, into my snifter an average 3. Into my convenience coffee cup, the usual 4. So; 4.

Nice aroma of oak, wood, little smoke, can't wait to taste this. And here's where it got weird, an amazingly tart cherry, grape like vinous assault on the palate, again very similar to Tiny without. Then again, I did detect a barleywine like sweetness to the aroma

Decent mouthfeel, spritzy like Coca Cola on the tongue.
Drinkable, and it was delicious, but not what I was expecting
ting at all. If this is what Rye whiskey tastes like, ok then. But i don't get any whiskey character.

So overall, it's a tasty beer, albeit mislabeled. When I want this taste, I'll just grab a Tiny. Weird.

B33R501, Jul 17, 2012
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Pours jet black with a thin brown head. Nice brown collar throughout. Aroma is lots of chocolate, some coffee, lots of earthiness, and a little scent of bourbon. Taste has a really nice earthy chocolate tone. The rye/bourbon also comes through pretty well. Tons of malt. Tons of malt. Yes, it needed repeating. Mouthfeel is wonderfully creamy.

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3.73/5  rDev -5.8%

Thanks to Shane for this one!

A: Pours deep black with a small tan head on top that forms nicely, but reduces quickly to a ring on top. Solid lacing all around the glass.

S: Some rye whiskey up front with tons of chocolate underneath. Not much else going on, faint brown sugar.

T: More of the whiskey, some spicy rye, chocolate, more roast on the flavor than on the aroma. The whiskey lingers on the finish as does a bit of rye.

M: Medium to full bodied with moderate carbonation. Not boozy, but warm as it goes down.

O: Pretty good beer, good fir sipping over the course of an evening.

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4.15/5  rDev +4.8%

12 oz. bottle poured into a snifter

Pours jet black with one finger of dark brown head that fizzles to a thin collar with light lacing. Bright herbal hops are the first aroma I notice. Lots of fresh-ground coffee, cocoa, vanilla, and whiskey as well.

Taste was pretty much as expected. Bittersweet dark chocolate with a hint of dark roast coffee. Smokey vanilla and caramel. Then a fair amount of warming whiskey on the finish. Not overwhelming by any means, but there's no mistaking what this is. The body is a little heavier than medium, but not much. Lightly carbonated and very smooth. Somewhat thick and creamy, coats the mouth well. If this was just a bit heavier and fuller it would be near perfection for me.

Overall I liked it quite a bit. I wouldn't call it "boozy" but it's probably close. It's a sipper for sure, and a darn good one I'd say. I love whiskey and when I'm in the mood for a big strong stout I will definitely look for this one again.

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Black color with almost no head to speak of except surface swirls.

Smoky, woodsy, chocolaty. I would have liked it but for the smell of burnt Lego men at the end.

Black licorice, chocolate, loads of spicy rye and wood. Not much whiskey heat to speak of.

Tick and creamy, smooth.

I really liked this one, aside from the burnt plastic smell. It has good flavor and I enjoyed what the rye brings to the table. It drinks surprisingly smooth for 11%.

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Rye Rebellion from Full Pint Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 256 ratings.