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Templeton Rye Aged Indignant Imperial Stout - Haymarket Pub & Brewery

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Templeton Rye Aged Indignant Imperial Stout
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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

23 Ratings
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Ratings: 23
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 7.31%
Wants: 1
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: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
A monstrously big black ale aged for 3 months in Templeton Rye barrels. Flavors of vanilla, coconut, chocolate, coffee, cherry and rye are matched by the warming effects of the brew.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 03-27-2012)
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Reviews by BarrytheBear:
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BarrytheBear

Wisconsin

3.93/5  rDev -7.3%

Another more than kind hook up from my future bro-in-law, John. Thanks a whole bunch!

Into my Central Waters tulip, Indignant pours a dark brown with a some reddish highlights when backlit. A tiny collar is all that remains quite shortly after hitting the glass.

Plenty of oak on the nose with the tannic quality of the barrel evident immediately. Dark chocolate and teriyaki jump in next, followed by a light ash and vanilla.

A tingly carbonation prickle right away. Milk chocolate covered cherry, vanilla, oak, and soy sauce. The hops shine mid palate in the form of citrus fruit: mainly orange and tangerine. The finish is surprisingly, albeit moderately, bitter and sharp. The hops and barrel leave a citric ashiness that weaves with the vanilla.

Body is light and the carbonation pops on the tongue. Some added weight on the mouthfeel and a slight tweaking of the carbonation would help, as it's mildly distracting.

Overall, this is pretty dangerous. Booziness is cleverly hidden in the taste, but the warmth is near instantaneous. This beer could do some damage.

Serving type: growler

04-16-2012 01:35:18 | More by BarrytheBear
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Appears black with minimal head. Nose is rye, vanilla, thin on the roasted malts, light oak. Taste is sweet with caramel, marshmallow, an molasses. Light vanilla and rye qualities come through as well. Somewhat lackluster compared to other ba stouts. Mouthfeel is lacking in body. Overall, decent but not amazing.

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On-tap at Haymarket, served in a 12 oz chalice.

A- Pours black with a 1 finger dark tan head. Small ring and bubbles form a top the surface of the beer.

S- Chocolate, oak, vanilla, and whiskey.

T- Dark chocolate, roasted malts, caramel, oak, whiskey, some dark fruits, and some slight bitterness.

M- Medium body and carbonation. This beer has a thin feel for the style and especially for a 11% beer.

O- Nice ba stout. Good roast and whiskey notes but the thinness knocks this beer down a peg.

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MasterSki

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4.18/5  rDev -1.4%

I had this on-tap at GI Stoutfest and then again at Haymarket. Served in a 4oz taster glass.

A - Thin tan foam settles to a thin collar and a few wisps on top. Black body with no hint of collar - pretty ominous.

S - There's lots of oak here, with notes of vanilla, bitter dark chocolate, roasted malts, and a bit of rye spice. Seems less barrel-influenced than the bourbon version of Indignant, but gets a tad oak-heavy and harsh when it reaches room temperature.

T - Taste is an improvement over the aroma, with a nice blend of dark chocolate, vanilla, caramel, dark fruits, oak, and rye whiskey. Compared to the Woodford version there's a lot less barrel and a lot more base beer coming through.

M - Surprisingly thin for a 12.5% - verging on watery. Low carbonation, smooth texture, mildly tannic finish, and reasonably well-hidden alcohol.

D - I liked that this has more of the base beer that the Woodford version, but it's far too thin and the aroma is a bit harsh. Still, it's a pretty enjoyable beer and worth giving a spin.

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Templeton Rye Aged Indignant Imperial Stout from Haymarket Pub & Brewery
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