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Dirty Old Man Imperial Rye Porter - Tyranena Brewing Company

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Dirty Old Man Imperial Rye PorterDirty Old Man Imperial Rye Porter

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

545 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 545
Reviews: 348
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 8.92%
Wants: 75
Gots: 44 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Tyranena Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  7.90% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Aged in Rye Whiskey barrels.

(Beer added by: Atron67 on 02-10-2008)
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tempest

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Picked up a single at Princeton Liquors. Poured into a short tumbler, the beer is black with a big light brown head.

It made a great dessert beer. With delicious, smooth, and subtle flavors. The aroma is a mix of rich chocolate with mellow rye whiskey. The flavor is similar, but with a touch of barrel oak, licorice, toffee, and a coffee finish. Yum, this is a great late-night sipper. Check this beer out is you get a chance. It does a great job of balancing the barrel and porter character.

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2010 04:29:08 | More by tempest
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle into a snifter.

Pours an extremely dark brown (pretty much black) with a finger of darkish tan head. Nice full ½ finger of retention that flares up immediately when swirled, leaving a nice smattering of lace down the sides of the glass. The aroma is dominated by the Bourbon character (with a good bit of vanilla and oak making itself known) but I'm also picking up some of the Porter notes as well, including chocolate, caramel, coffee, and even a little rye and spice in the back.

The taste starts out with the Rye Porter character that is much more up front than the nose was, with spicy rye that imparts a light bitterness and dryness which balances out some of the sweeter chocolate, caramel, and vanilla notes. It also helps bring in some of the bourbon in the finish which isn't quite as pungent as it was in the aroma. The mouthfeel is full bodied with a viscous and slick feel at times. The ABV definitely feels a little on the high side but stills drinks very well.

A really nice take on the Baltic Porter style with an extra bit of warmth and flavor added in from the Bourbon aging for good measure. Another unique and well balanced brew from the "Brewers Gone Wild" series.

Serving type: bottle

08-15-2008 19:38:47 | More by Kegatron
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dumptruck81

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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Texas

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Wisconsin

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Wisconsin

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TheFightfan1

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks again to shir0045 for this one.
Pours a deep brown lighter ruby highlight's around the edge. Hard pour created a huge two inch light brown heading. Some tremendous globs of lacing everywhere.

Smell at first has very big lactic chocolate notes. A nice warming liquor aroma is a quick second followed with a beautiful blend of rye bread and some decent bourbon characters. Amazing aroma's.

Taste start's out with the heavy hitter big dark malts with a chocolate liqour taste that lingers throughout the tasting. Nice spicey finish. Somewhat a letdown from the big aromas I was getting in the nose.

Mouth is mid-full bodied almost there to the big boy range but not yet.Extremely smooth with a perfect watery to chew ratio. Very good carbonation for this type of beer (whiskey barrel aged)

This one was a dousy I liked it very much.

Serving type: bottle

03-05-2011 21:36:08 | More by TheFightfan1
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New Jersey

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South Carolina

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Dirty Old Man Imperial Rye Porter from Tyranena Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 545 ratings.