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Rye-on-Rye - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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1,222 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,222
Reviews: 331
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 10.12%
Wants: 212
Gots: 370 | 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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ghostwalker

Massachusetts

4.05/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Reddish brown body with a froth of off-white head.

Nose is boozish. Sweet, almost candi-sugar quality as well. Not getting the wood yet.

Flavor is heavy, sweet, boozy and rich. Almost a Belgian-ness in the sweetness. The whiskey component is extremely evident, but almost too sweet for Rye. Very rich, a little tough to have the second glass in the 750 all by myself.

Mouthfeel is slick and coating. High carbonation.

Overall, this is one seriously good beer.

Serving type: bottle

10-29-2012 22:45:01 | More by ghostwalker
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brbrocc

New York

4/5  rDev -5.9%

10-26-2012 23:07:02 | More by brbrocc
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WoodburyMN

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev 0%

10-26-2012 14:16:25 | More by WoodburyMN
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SupremePie

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev 0%

10-26-2012 03:20:16 | More by SupremePie
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BeerNinja007

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

750mL bottle, crowned and corked. 2012 vintage, batch #2012-2, bottle #18665. A gift from a friend. Served cold in a standard pint glass.

A: Dark orange-tan brew, cloudy as hell. Short-lived 1/2" of head from a gentle pour settles to a thin layer across the surface. Appreciable viscosity observed during the pour.

S: Woooow, tons of bourbon in the aroma. Much more like bourbon than rye whiskey in my opinion, maybe because of the extra body/ sweetness. Not dry enough for a rye whiskey. Charred oak, mulling spices, smoke, cedar, citrus pith. Moderately sweet, some alcohol spice lingering behind the scenes.

T: Tastes just like the smell, no deception here. Very heavily influenced by the barrel aging. Tastes like it's made of half bourbon. Very potent and very tasty! Wow.

M: Moderately thick. Alcohol is fairly well hidden, though not completely. It quickly makes itself felt. Fairly well balanced in that regard. Finishes with a nice strong dose of lingering wood smoke/ charred oak.

D: An epic example of barrel aged brew. A must-have if you're in to this sort of thing, but probably quite overpowering if you're not. Finishing this bottle is going to screw me up in all sorts of nice ways. I usually gotta drink wine in order to get this kind of buzz from a single bottle. Gets the job done with class and style. I almost want to make a Manhattan with it.

Serving type: bottle

10-23-2012 23:48:54 | More by BeerNinja007
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sendbeer

Georgia

5/5  rDev +17.6%

10-23-2012 21:05:19 | More by sendbeer
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imperialking

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.9%

10-22-2012 18:27:47 | More by imperialking
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DuckDodgers

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev 0%

10-19-2012 00:20:14 | More by DuckDodgers
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zachary80

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

10-17-2012 19:27:21 | More by zachary80
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iL0VEbeer

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

10-14-2012 21:05:38 | More by iL0VEbeer
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bghozali


1/5  rDev -76.5%

10-14-2012 00:46:17 | More by bghozali
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Oboogie

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

10-12-2012 00:13:12 | More by Oboogie
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frogfan

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

10-11-2012 21:09:02 | More by frogfan
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JVan

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev 0%

10-11-2012 20:17:51 | More by JVan
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ystazi

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.9%

10-11-2012 19:46:51 | More by ystazi
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gpawned

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

10-06-2012 19:28:27 | More by gpawned
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JonathanSuarez

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev 0%

10-06-2012 02:32:30 | More by JonathanSuarez
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jconrick1

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

10-03-2012 02:36:52 | More by jconrick1
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.33/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A big thanks to cploking for coming through with this beer. Poured from a brown 25.4 oz. bottle. Has a cloudy crimson color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of whiskey, a bit of oak. Taste is strong of whiskey and alcohol, a faint rye presence, a bit of oak. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall if you are into whiskey barrel beers, this would be in your wheelhouse. For me it was just a bit overpowering.

Serving type: bottle

10-01-2012 20:53:49 | More by tone77
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

09-30-2012 01:12:59 | More by acurtis
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millelacsmark

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

09-20-2012 21:12:49 | More by millelacsmark
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Mathews


3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

09-17-2012 14:25:37 | More by Mathews
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Thomas_Picton

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

09-17-2012 01:10:33 | More by Thomas_Picton
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DukeX13

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

09-11-2012 20:34:12 | More by DukeX13
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FreshmanPour77

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -23.5%

09-10-2012 17:51:15 | More by FreshmanPour77
Rye-on-Rye from Boulevard Brewing Co.
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