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Rye Rebellion - Full Pint Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

290 Ratings
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Ratings: 290
Reviews: 75
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 12.66%
Wants: 19
Gots: 23 | FT: 3
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:
Beer added by: DrDemento456 on 01-11-2012

Imperial Stout Aged in Rye Whiskey Barrels
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle > Winter Lager Glass

A - Pours absolute black, no transparency, a thin fizzy rustic brown head that fades swiftly.
S - The whiskey is no joke, you smell its presence instantly, some chocolate, vanilla, a little fresh roasted coffee, and sweet malts.
T - Whiskey, chocolate and other sweet malts, a touch of bitterness, some coffee roasts, hazelnut, whipped cream. Pretty complex, but not overbearing in any one certain area, its very balanced for what it is.
M - Flat out incredibly smooth, you dont get a major alcohol burn at all, and it leaves a very pleasant flavor with you for a long time.
O - All around solid, this is better than KBS for me for sure. A very complex Stout that distributes its traits evenly, and is not boozy or overbearing, but incredibly masks the 11%. Disturbingly smooth, yet outrageously rich in flavor. Excellent brew.

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4.13/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I had this on tap at Holy Hound in York, served in a tulip

The color is black, no light passes through, very viscous looking with a head the comes and goes but revives when swirled with fine bead. lace is basically legs on the glass. The smell is very good with some nice cocoa and slight fruit esters which are current-like with mild toast, biscuit and light coffee with some mild spice. The feel is very good, full feeling without an abundance of sweetness, there is a nice balance of malt roasted texture and light yeast with subtle alcohol and mild bitterness.

The flavor is excellent with a malt body that is not overly bitter or burnt but has a mild chocolate malt character with slight creaminess of yeast adding to the taste with some mild toasted and coffee-like flavors which never really come off as overly roasted with slight spice and hint of caramel. Overall I really enjoyed this, the alcohol was mild and the complexity was there with a great sense of balance It did not have the impact of other 11% beers I have had recently a very smooth and drinkable Imperial Stout

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.31/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured into a tulip.

4.5 A: Black color. One finger of light brown creamy/frothy head. Retention is very good given the ABV and a good sized ring of lacing is left.

3.5 S: Lots of smoke in the nose is the first thing you'll notice. Spicy rye, but also some tannic astringency from the barrrel. Plenty of roastiness, light chocolate, earthy mineral, and a touch of ash. Dry overall with not quite enough molasses to balance it out. Booze is well hidden.

3.0 T: The taste isn't bad, but it's missing balance. It's too dry, roasty, and charred without having enough sweetness to make it work. Heavy roast, burnt toastiness, some tannic astringency from the barrel, and smokiness. Light chocolate, molasses, coffee, and currant. Rye adds an earthy spiciness and some light booze.

3.5 M: Heavier medium body. Good moderate carbonation. Not a lot of creaminess, but not none either. Not bad here.

3.25 D: I usually like Full Pint brews, but it looks like they haven't figured out the barrel aging yet.

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4.1/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

This poured out as a thick black brew with a thin creamy mocha colored head on top. The lacing leaves some streaks on the glass, the retention is minimal but leaves some bubbles around the edge of the glass. The smell of the beer is roasted with a creamy chocolate aroma and some subtle spice, smells soft though, not boozy at all. The taste of the beer is sweet, lightly roasted and spicy. The mouthfeel is silky smooth and creamy, there is a dense thick body to it with a gentle carbonation. Overall I was pleased with this beer, wasn't sure what to expect but I liked the outcome.

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Rye Rebellion from Full Pint Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 290 ratings.