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Rye-on-Rye - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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1,221 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,221
Reviews: 331
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 10.12%
Wants: 211
Gots: 368 | FT: 32
Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Why Rye? This assertively flavorful grain is more often associated with whiskey than with ales. Even in that arena, it has largely been eclipsed by corn and barley, the sources of bourbon and scotch. But when we procured some seasoned barrels from our friends at Templeton Rye, we asked ourselves, “Why not?” Why not brew a rich, tawny rye ale, then mellow it in the warmth of charred oak rye whiskey casks? Two kinds of malted rye provide spicy sweetness, giving way to notes of caramelized wood and the citrusy tang of Perle, Magnum, and Saphir hops before easing into a dry, lingering finish.

47 IBU

(Beer added by: wagenvolks on 02-16-2010)
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campuschief

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

EPIC! I never rate beers because I feel they are a personal choice. This one was on another level! Seriously I've had all of the top 5 or more and this one is the best! Thanks Boulevard for doing such a good job with this beer and please, PLEASE, make more for me to imbibe.

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2013 02:26:07 | More by campuschief
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xdefeatsy

Ohio

5/5  rDev +17.6%

11-18-2013 01:22:29 | More by xdefeatsy
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HopsForBrains

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +17.6%

02-18-2014 01:04:04 | More by HopsForBrains
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valkyre65

Texas

5/5  rDev +17.6%

12-08-2011 18:37:31 | More by valkyre65
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LucienDeRubempre

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +17.6%

11-14-2011 20:40:27 | More by LucienDeRubempre
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Photekut

Tennessee

5/5  rDev +17.6%

11-17-2011 23:51:33 | More by Photekut
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bszern

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +17.6%

03-20-2014 21:05:50 | More by bszern
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jdougherty

California

5/5  rDev +17.6%

05-24-2014 16:29:58 | More by jdougherty
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CEDAMA

California

5/5  rDev +17.6%

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Oklahoma

5/5  rDev +17.6%

04-21-2013 14:33:17 | More by SammyD
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Travisnin

Idaho

5/5  rDev +17.6%

11-14-2011 14:46:01 | More by Travisnin
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rkcrozier

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +17.6%

12-30-2012 22:40:09 | More by rkcrozier
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5/5  rDev +17.6%

04-24-2012 02:08:50 | More by Deivos
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rrski198

Georgia

5/5  rDev +17.6%

01-02-2014 00:55:54 | More by rrski198
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ThrashMaster

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +17.6%

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Jeffari2160

Colorado

5/5  rDev +17.6%

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jimnastic

California

5/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Best beer I've drank in 2012!
There is nothing wrong with this beer, and shame on anyone who's rated this below a 5.0.
To truly appreciate this beer, you must appreciate the bourbon barrels in which it was aged...
Templeton Rye Whiskey (http://www.templetonrye.com/home/) is something special, even when not coming from the Branch River. Distilled in Iowa, by the distiller above, as well as continued by the original bootleggers of Al Capone's time, I've had the chance to taste both side by side (age only difference). How and why Boulevard got a hold of barrels, I'll never know. A special rye ale + aged in special rye barrels = taste bud enlightenment.

I believe Jim has outdone himself here...now if I could just get my hands on the Irish Ale I hear is aging in the same barrels...I may say different.

On tap, this beer is too drinkable. Masking the 11% beautifully with wave after wave of eye-opening flavors; the balanced sweetness of complex malts and whiskey notes, the richness of the tamed rye, while accompanied by a surprising overall lightness in both color and weight.
I highly recommend this on draught, if you can find it...now if I could only find a bottle...or 12.
Cheers and enjoy--Nastic

Serving type: on-tap

11-04-2012 03:07:00 | More by jimnastic
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perclee

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +17.6%

04-18-2012 22:30:01 | More by perclee
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Kansas

5/5  rDev +17.6%

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Illinois

5/5  rDev +17.6%

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Minnesota

5/5  rDev +17.6%

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Vermont

5/5  rDev +17.6%

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Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +17.6%

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Vermont

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03-20-2013 02:10:01 | More by DrinkDrankDronk
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Rye-on-Rye from Boulevard Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 1,221 ratings.