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Gentlemen's Club - Rye Whiskey Aged - Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

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12 Reviews
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Reviews: 12
Hads: 85
Avg: 3.54
pDev: 29.38%
Wants: 0
Gots: 14 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Widmer Brothers Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: mdfb79 on 06-27-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.
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3.68/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Widmer's Gentlemen's Club, aged in Rye whiskey barrels. 90% ale brewed with cherries, lemons, and oranges, and aged in rye barrels; 10% regular ale. 10.5% ABV.

A: Almost a finger and a half of head. Medium red-amber. Solid yellow in the dimple. Some slight sediment floating around.

S: Rye, lemon, orange, and cherry are all apparent, though rye and orange are more predominant. Toffee and oaky molasses. Rye is not as strong as the previous rye aged beer I had.

T/MF: Rye-based caramels are more apparent on the palate. A little cherry. Maybe the slightest touch of orange. Rye definitely takes over here! Very slight eucalyptus(?) hiding in the background.

A good beer, but not $20 worth!

Poured from a 22 oz. bottle, into a Belgian tulip glass.

Edit: Unless I miss my mark, there is fat (or other solidified oils) in this beer! Considering there is no reason (meat) for that, that's kind of gross!

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Photo of John_M
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the bier stein the other day.

The beer pours a fairly dark, copper amber color with faily good head retention and light lacing. The nose is very sweet and malty, and was dominated by an aroma of cherry cough drops and vanilla. There was at most a hint of whiskey in the aroma profile I thought. The flavor profile is just more of the same in this sweet beer, and I confess I found it a bit heavy and cloying on the palate. Mouthfeel is fairly fully, with a long, malty, slightly hot and boozy finish.

Tried this side by side with the other two Gentlemen's club beers the bier stein had on offer, and found very little diference between any of them. All of them were dominated by a considerable amount of sweet malt and vanilla. This version seemed to have a touch more whiskey on the nose and palate, but the difference was pretty subtle.

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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.67/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

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3.79/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3/5  rDev -15.3%

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3.71/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: The beer is hazy caramel amber in color. It poured with a quarter finger high beige head that died down, leaving delicate wisps of lacing on the surface and a thin collar of bubbles around the edge of the glass.
S: Moderate aromas of caramel, oak, and toffee are present in the nose. Bits of whiskey also become apparent once the beer warms up.
T: The taste is similar to the smell, but isn't nearly as malty as I would expect as the notes of oak are stronger and there are additional notes of whiskey from the barrel aging towards the finish. Slight hints of cherries are perceptible. Except for the whiskey flavors, not much other alcohol flavors are noticeable.
M: It feels nearly full-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation along with some warming characteristics from the alcohol.
O: This makes for a nice beer to sip on a cold winter night as the whiskey lends some warming to the mouthfeel.

Serving type: bottle

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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

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4.2/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Gentlemen's Club - Rye Whiskey Aged from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
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