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Clare's Thirsty Ale - Haymarket Pub & Brewery

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Clare's Thirsty Ale
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73 Ratings
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Ratings: 73
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 4.61
pDev: 8.03%
Wants: 46
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Haymarket Pub & Brewery visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  12.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
An Imperial Stout aged for 13 months in Templeton Rye Whiskey barrels on Raspberries

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 11-16-2011)
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Photo of agwalters
4.55/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pete Crowley is absolutely showing off with this one. An amazing base stout that is brought to life by bright, tart raspberry notes. This alone would have been enough, but then it is aged in Templeton Rye barrels for several months and it goes next level. The boozy, dark red fruit mix helps this beer pair with virtually any dessert, particularly lemon bars.

Was so happy to see this offering back for another Haymarket Beerthday and can only hope it's an annual (if not more often) appearance.

agwalters, Jan 19, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.5%

brewskis, Jan 18, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.5%

CLCardinal84, Jan 16, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.5%

Scalzo, Jan 16, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

Danimal25, Jan 05, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3%

nharres, Dec 30, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +3%

Rogorama, Dec 10, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

mcc1654, Dec 02, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

bschinelli, Nov 30, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +3%

hopswap1, Nov 18, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -7.8%

coz, Nov 18, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +3%

BullBearHawk, Nov 18, 2013
Photo of jeonseh
4.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This one is pure raspberry up front and one of the better raspberry beers that I've had. It smells of fresh raspberry juice, chocolate and roasted malt. The taste is just like a chocolate covered raspberry dipped in whiskey. The chocolate is definitely dark as you get a slight bitter and roasted aspect from it. If you see this at Haymarket, you need to get some as it is one of the best fruit stouts I've had.

jeonseh, Nov 18, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

egrace84, Nov 17, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

Duff27, Nov 17, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +3%

ringwersen, Nov 17, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +3%

LSMroz, Nov 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -7.8%

Sparky44, Nov 17, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

ystazi, Nov 17, 2013
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5/5  rDev +8.5%

Flabbyjandro, Nov 14, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +3%

bauermj, Nov 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -24.1%

emerge077, Oct 08, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +3%

dmsulli, Oct 03, 2013
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5/5  rDev +8.5%

sliks96, Jun 10, 2013
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5/5  rDev +8.5%

averagejake872, Apr 09, 2013
Clare's Thirsty Ale from Haymarket Pub & Brewery
100 out of 100 based on 73 ratings.