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Rye-on-Rye - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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1,326 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,326
Reviews: 335
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 10.61%
Wants: 225
Gots: 383 | FT: 27
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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Photo of DemoniChris
4.85/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

A - An absolutely stunning reddish brown with 2 fingers of a beautifully white head. Nice retention and lacing.

S - Smells of huge rye and bourbon with dark fruits becoming more apparent as it warms. Bit of spiciness comes through here as well.

T - Oh man, this is something else! Huge notes of toffee, vanilla, dark fruits such as cherries and raisins, caramel and rye. Finishes with a nice sweetness leaving barely any alcohol to be detected; impressive!

M - Medium body on this one, lighter than I would expect. Makes for a dangerously drinkable and amazing brew.

O - This was my first rye beer and it really impressed the hell out of me. Extremely delicious while being drinkable and is one of my favorites.

DemoniChris, Jun 04, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

cooler4life, Jun 04, 2013
Photo of metter98
4.33/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bottle at The Bier Garden, Asheville, NC

A: The beer is hazy amber in color. It poured into a snifter glass with a finger high off white head that gradually died down and left a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Strong aromas of whiskey from the barrel aging are present in the nose.
T: Like the smell, the taste is a little boozy and has flavors of rye whiskey along with notes of rye malts and associated hints of spiciness.
M: It feels medium-bodied and somewhat smooth on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation. There is some warming from the alcohol.
O: Considering its strength, this beer is very drinkable because the alcohol is well hidden from the taste. The only drawback is that it might be perceived as a little one dimensional with the use of both rye malts and rye whiskey.

Note: 2013 vintage

metter98, Jun 02, 2013
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Rye-on-Rye from Boulevard Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 1,326 ratings.