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Torulus Unblended Barrel Aged Rye Imperial Stout - Mike Hess Brewing - Miramar

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Torulus Unblended Barrel Aged Rye Imperial Stout
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12 Ratings
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Ratings: 12
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 13.1%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mike Hess Brewing - Miramar visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: womencantsail on 08-07-2012)
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Reviews by tewaris:
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3.58/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Sent by Romulux, thanks as always!

This is the 100% Rye version I believe. Looks the part, dark brown with a lingering ring for head/retention. Roast and malt in the aroma, possibly some spice. Not much of a -bal presence here. Drinks roasty, bitter chocolaty with a good presence of oak but again, muted -bals. Mouthfeel seems a little thin, the beer a little overcarbonated. Overall it's not bad but doesn't stand out.

4, 4, 3.5, 3, 3.5

tewaris, Aug 25, 2012
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3.68/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to Anthony for sharing.

Pours black in color with a small tan head. Bourbon, vanilla, and oak aromas. A decent amount of chocolate, quite a bit of roasted malt, and maybe some booze. The flavor is a bit roasty and heavy on the oak for my tastes. Bourbon, vanilla, and some cocoa powder. A little bit of alcohol heat, too.

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A: Pours a viscous looking dark chocolate color with a thin tan head. The head dissipates pretty quickly. No real signs of lace.

S: Raisin skin, port wine, whiskey, chocolate, vanilla, charred oak and some fudge. Raisin is a bit too strong for me in here, but I like the depth.

T: Opens velvety and chocolatey with a whiskey lacing and a touch of alcohol that warms with each sip. Hints of dark fruit, charred wood, plum, cola and rye bread.

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Torulus Unblended Barrel Aged Rye Imperial Stout from Mike Hess Brewing - Miramar
87 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.