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Rye Rebellion - Full Pint Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

256 Ratings
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Ratings: 256
Reviews: 71
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 12.12%
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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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

siege06nd, Feb 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

oline73, Feb 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

hopluva1, Feb 02, 2013
Photo of DonFrap
3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

DonFrap, Jan 12, 2013
Photo of tobelerone
4/5  rDev +1%

tobelerone, Jan 10, 2013
Photo of iKasey
4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

iKasey, Jan 03, 2013
Photo of Tucquan
3.95/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this on 2012-12-18 i8n Columbia, PA

A - Dark brown with a short dark tan head with an aggressive pour. The headed faded completely away in 30 seconds. Mild lace.

S - Rye whiskey, medium-dark roast, molasses, semi-sweet chocolate, alcohol.

T - Tart apples, sour cherries, char, dark roasted grain, cacoa, vinous, tannin, bitter citrus. Alcohol is apparent but reasonably well-integrated. Initially finishes with a decent balance between the molasses sweetness and roasted/hop bitternes but ltowards the end of the glass, I enjoyed the long-lasting aftertaste less due to a lightly sour, earthy metallic tang (probably the rye flavor); I don't want to make too much of this though, since I did enjoy the taste of the beer. but it reduced my appreciation.

M - Medium body and light carbonation. Somewhat creamy, prickly, sticky. Coats the mouth nicely.

O - Interesting stuff. There are quite a few flavors going on with this brew. I liked the fact the bye bourbon barrel flavor wasn't dominant as is too often the case with this style. I'll look forward to having it again..

Tucquan, Dec 18, 2012
Photo of DaleMcMutt
4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

DaleMcMutt, Nov 17, 2012
Photo of rjvanston
4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

rjvanston, Nov 16, 2012
Photo of ColForbinBC
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a snifter

Sits an ink black with one finger of brown foam. The cap falls quickly to form a thin collar.

The nose presents some metallic notes along with bakers chocolate, rye, and faint whiskey. Some mild roast comes out as it warms.

There's a good amount of rye in here. Dry, earthy rye hangs over notes of bakers chocolate, and mild whiskey. Bitter roast carries mid-palate. There is a long lingering rye flavor.

Medium feel, smooth carbonation and an easy feel.

I'm not so sure I would call this an imperial, but it is a solid beer. Whiskey is faint, loads of rye. Good beer, but not great.

ColForbinBC, Nov 11, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

SamuelJackson45, Oct 03, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

BeerForHokie, Sep 28, 2012
Photo of heddar33
4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

heddar33, Sep 09, 2012
Photo of maximum12
4.15/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I read the description of this beer's promo before it came out & ran to the bat-signal. As usual my personal Bruce Wayne, beerisheaven, came through with flying colors: a little growler before it was bottled, then the bottles. Definition: good guy. 12 oz. bottle.

Pour is stout dark, darker than the night sky that's weirdly lit up right now. Smell is rye, whiskey, sweet malt, & roast. That's a good smell. Smear it on a door handle & I'll lick it. Unless it's below freezing.

Rye Rebellion is a cause I'd sign up for. The rye whiskey raises a lovely cloud of good that hangs over the beer. The rye malts slink underneath, but for the quantity, they're less aggressive than I'd imagined, mostly showing as an earthiness with a shadow of spice in the middle. Roast comes in full throttle. Ends with a lovely stab of vanilla & more bitter roast. Smooth despite all the roast. 12 ounces? I'd do 22. Or 25.4. Or just a hose hooked up to the local supply.

Excellent beer. Plenty of stuff going on & the sum is as good or better than the parts.

maximum12, Sep 09, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

duceswild, Aug 29, 2012
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5/5  rDev +26.3%

JonDeutsch, Aug 24, 2012
Photo of FosterJM
3.5/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

1466th Review on BA
Bottle to Great Lakes Snifter
12oz

No bottle date
CA Gang Bang BIF

App- Took on a very unique coloration. When it poured it looked like a chocolate color as it settled it was more red/brown cordial like. Zero bubbles or cling or lace.

Smell- Opens with a large amount of whispy booze with a large amount of rye. Next came the oak and the prickly whiskey aromas. Malts tie it all together. A bit scattered but okay.

Taste- Opens very spicy and rye forward. Has a thicker malt backbone than I was thinking and a smaller chocolate malt addition as well. Small whiskey prickly flavors. A little unbalanced but still better than average.

Mouth- A lighter medium body with a paired carbonation level. Residual malts and rye prickly booze are there but need to pop more.

Drink- Rye whiskey stout had me intrigued. Didn't last long as was okay. Couldve been a touch better.

FosterJM, Aug 19, 2012
Photo of dcloeren
3.68/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours black with khaki colored head. No light penetrating when held up to the light.

Rich chocolate aroma, very smooth at first and then the spiciness of the rye and the heat sting the nostrils.

The taste follows the nose. Rich chocolate, spicy rye, a touch of oak and vanilla.

Medium bodied with an appropriate amount of carbonation. Coats the tongue with each sip. Almost like adding a new coat of paint every time it goes across my tongue. Semi drying finish with some heat.

Overall, this was a decent brew. Good but not great. I like the concept of the rye barrels but I wanted it to have a little more depth. Worth checking out for sure. I wouldn't mind having another once the weather cools down.

dcloeren, Aug 17, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -30.6%

ejimhof, Aug 06, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

gpawned, Jul 31, 2012
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3/5  rDev -24.2%

jwat, Jul 23, 2012
Photo of B33R501
3.8/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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
Photo of ZombiesAteMyDog
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

ZombiesAteMyDog, Jul 11, 2012
Rye Rebellion from Full Pint Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 256 ratings.