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Rye Rebellion - Full Pint Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

262 Ratings
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Ratings: 262
Reviews: 72
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 12.91%
Wants: 15
Gots: 27 | FT: 5
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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4/5  rDev +1.3%

BMos, Apr 18, 2014
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5/5  rDev +26.6%

Zachior, Apr 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Zonian1, Apr 16, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -30.4%

brother_kenneth, Apr 12, 2014
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3.81/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

2014 vintage poured into a tulip
A: Pitch black with a one-finger head
S: Sweet malt, chocolate, coffee, molasses, vanilla
T: Cocoa, coffee, some char, alcohol towards the finish
M: Full-bodied, dry, some alcohol
O: Packs a punch but worth a try. I'll try to save one for a year to see how it shows with some age

ONUMello, Apr 10, 2014
Photo of KevBot89
3.81/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Pitch black, no visible light coming through the beer. Thin tan head that disappears almost immediately

Aroma: Whiskey aromas are dominant. Faint hints of chocolate, maybe some roasted malts. Some noticeable alcohol is present in the nose too.

Taste: this beer starts with whiskey and a gritty rye flavor that competes with chocolate and alcohol for full attention of the palate. The former pair narrowly edges the latter, though it’s a fairly tight contest that suggests a very well balanced beer. As the drink warms, some sweet touches of caramel are faintly detectable.

Mouthfeel: The gritty rye flavors are mitigated by the chocolate malts. A stinging mouthfeel from whiskey and rye is rapidly laid to rest by smooth chocolate and roasty flavors, but makes a brief appearance on the back of the palate. The lingering flavor is light alcohol and chocolate.

Overall, this is a pretty good beer. I’d prefer either: 1) some more full-bodied whiskey flavor; or 2) more malts and less whiskey. The beer seems to be caught in between the two areas, though it’s not necessarily a bad thing. I certainly appreciate this beer for what it’s worth.

KevBot89, Apr 10, 2014
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3.2/5  rDev -19%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

2014 vintage. 12oz bottle poured into a snifter. Pours black with a small tan head that fades and leaves decent lacing and nice retention. The aromas are full of dough along with dark chocolate. Some cocoa malts. Hints of coconut. The bourbon is present. The flavors are on the sweeter side, but there's still a solid bitterness. Lots of oak/wood notes in the flavors. Very earthy. Some black pepper. The rye is there, giving it a subtle spiciness. More chocolate. Some vanilla and caramel is in the mix. Pretty roasty. There's a slight warmth and the alcohol is noticeable, but not in a boozy way. Finishes dry. Mouthfeel feels thin, but it's on the lighter side of full-bodied with active carbonation. This makes a solid sipper.

This is an okay barrel-aged stout, but it's not something that really grabbed my attention. It's a little rough around the edges. It isn't bad, but isn't something that can hang with the big boys, in my opinion.

BB1313, Apr 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

rfgetz, Apr 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

InspectorBob, Apr 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

Sean32, Apr 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

ummswimmin, Apr 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

JimmyFlatRock, Apr 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

moodyxc9, Apr 03, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -17.7%

jagada, Apr 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

bleedsblu, Apr 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

alelover, Apr 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

mattsucks, Apr 02, 2014
Photo of glass_house
4.15/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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.

glass_house, Mar 31, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

ACarp, Mar 31, 2014
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5/5  rDev +26.6%

nrweigand43, Mar 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

IdrinkGas, Mar 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

TaraBrynn, Mar 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

robgage, Mar 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

SharkNado, Mar 21, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -43%

fullmoonbeer, Mar 16, 2014
Rye Rebellion from Full Pint Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 262 ratings.