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Rye-on-Rye - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

1,211 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 1,211
Reviews: 329
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 10.14%
Wants: 210
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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Georgiabeer

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

05-11-2014 03:26:16 | More by Georgiabeer
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AaronOp

California

4.75/5  rDev +12%

05-11-2014 02:45:49 | More by AaronOp
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aubzachsyd

Iowa

4.75/5  rDev +12%

05-10-2014 19:43:32 | More by aubzachsyd
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bubseymour

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

05-10-2014 16:44:40 | More by bubseymour
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Wobbly

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +12%

05-09-2014 01:59:26 | More by Wobbly
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BeerNDoggerel

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +12%

05-08-2014 02:08:46 | More by BeerNDoggerel
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Fitze

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

05-07-2014 12:20:04 | More by Fitze
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wstitzel

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

05-05-2014 23:00:23 | More by wstitzel
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Schlafly33

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

05-05-2014 12:55:50 | More by Schlafly33
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Beejay

Virginia

4.08/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to James for this awesome birthday gift.

A: A dark reddish brown, , slightly hazy with a large amount of tan head on top.

S: Lots of malt and caramel notes, as well as cherry, vanilla, and oak. The whiskey melds well with the sweet smells.

T: Nice hit of spice right in the front as well as a touch of hops. A slightly earthy flavor, turns to creamy vanilla with hints of oak and caramel. The finish is whiskey with just a hint of a spice note. As it warms the whiskey comes out more, and the edges soften a bit. Lovely.

M: Medium light in feel, the carbonation is fine in texture and quite abundant. Giving this brew an almost biting dry feel to the finish. The dryness along with the the slight spice flavor make the finish of this beer go on forever.

O: Overall a real enjoyable beer. Something that each time you sip at it you taste something new, or a familiar flavor melds into something else. Not sure I have my head wrapped around this one, and I will have to see what it does as it warms. With a little bit of time this beer changes from a complex brew into an easy sipping beer to be enjoyed slowly, and savored.

Serving type: bottle

04-30-2014 00:58:36 | More by Beejay
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waddellc2

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

04-29-2014 20:49:50 | More by waddellc2
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TubaDan

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -5.7%

04-28-2014 02:34:36 | More by TubaDan
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cosmicevan

New York

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

2014 into a boulevard tulip.

a - brew pours a rich caramel mahogany with a few fingers of frothy foamy khaki colored head that had incredible staying power and left chunky lacing.

s - nose is sweet rye and sour mash whiskey. Caramel, biscuit, toffee notes with a glazing of booze.

t/m - as the nose suggests the caramel toffee family leads the pack with a sweet sour mash rye whiskey and some grain notes. The heat is present but doesn't feel like 12%. Fairly light bodied for such a heavy beer.

o - overall a real treat. As a fan of rye and whiskey this one hits all the right notes for me.

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2014 22:55:28 | More by cosmicevan
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Oidmoe

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

04-27-2014 22:24:42 | More by Oidmoe
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NorthSideSean

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +12%

04-26-2014 07:45:52 | More by NorthSideSean
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MrPlayboy

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

04-26-2014 05:50:06 | More by MrPlayboy
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tpaetow

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

04-26-2014 04:28:09 | More by tpaetow
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BigEZ_VZ

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -5.7%

04-25-2014 18:31:42 | More by BigEZ_VZ
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atrocity

Virginia

3/5  rDev -29.2%

04-25-2014 15:56:41 | More by atrocity
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22Blue

Kansas

4/5  rDev -5.7%

04-25-2014 00:35:46 | More by 22Blue
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Soto

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -5.7%

04-23-2014 23:50:25 | More by Soto
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deonreds

New York

4.75/5  rDev +12%

04-23-2014 10:56:18 | More by deonreds
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Sanchezrox23

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

04-23-2014 08:38:36 | More by Sanchezrox23
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dxbq48

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

04-22-2014 15:52:13 | More by dxbq48
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ACarp

New York

5/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

hard to tell where the rye beer ends and the rye whiskey begins.
a: light brown, nice head retention for a beer this strong, whispy lingering coat
s: toffee and rye whiskey, vanilla
t: sweet whiskey. thick body from the rye.very vanilla and drying oak on finish.
o: would prefer this to BCBS to be honest. I am partial to rye over bourbon, but this may be my new favorite BA beer

Serving type: bottle

04-22-2014 04:52:48 | More by ACarp
Rye-on-Rye from Boulevard Brewing Co.
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