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

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82
good

64 Ratings
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Ratings: 64
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 10.25%
Wants: 0
Gots: 13 | FT: 2
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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mdfb79 on 06-27-2013)
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Photo of John_M
3.5/5  rDev -3%
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.

John_M, Jul 15, 2013
Photo of maximum12
3.7/5  rDev +2.5%

Spending time in California has its benefits, mostly on the beer side. This bottle, & its friends, were marked down to $8.99. Who am I to turn that down? 22 oz. bottle split with my lovely wife.

I don’t know why, but I expected this to be dark, & it ain’t. Perhaps I should do more research, or kill fewer brain cells. The pour is a dull, ruddy red. Nose is light whiskey, fruits, & a dash of sweetness.

Gentlemen’s Club – Rye Whiskey Barrel Aged packs a big, sweet punch. Nice sweet malts linger over the tongue & the barrel brings a significant drying quality that outshines any of the tastes. Mid-palate brings light fruitiness – I can’t pick out the individuals involved – and a dusting of vanilla & the rye spiciness. Alcohol lowers its horns on the back-end, & more drought-dry from the wood. Half the big bottle will do me nicely & leave me drunk & horny.

Not what I expected, but from two fine breweries, not the wall-banging triple I’d expected. I’ll be interested to see what the other two bring. Good beer.

maximum12, Aug 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

cnbrown313, Aug 19, 2014
Photo of mactrail
3.76/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Not a great deal of foam on this but adequate carbonation on the tongue. Handsome dark amber color could be a tumbler of rye whiskey. Boozy but resiny aroma.

This stuff is sweet, hot, and fruity. Just like the ladies they conjure up on the label. Pleasant caramel with an orange flavor. I can even taste the Maraschino cherry. Powerful taste and strength. You can feel the alcohol fumes. There is a tanginess to offset the sugars, and a deep dark malt with a bitter burn for the finish.

From the 22 oz bottle purchased at Liticker's Liquor in Ocean Beach, where all these are marked down to nine bucks from the previous astronomical price. Something of a novelty but a small jolt makes a great nightcap.

mactrail, Aug 04, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

Thedrizzle, Aug 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

Chuffbomb, Jul 23, 2014
Photo of TruePerception
3.69/5  rDev +2.2%
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!

TruePerception, Jun 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

ConradKenney, Apr 28, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

huddyball, Apr 27, 2014
Photo of Beermasterjarrett
4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

Beermasterjarrett, Apr 02, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

largadeer, Apr 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

trxxpaxxs, Mar 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

DonDonLongJohn, Mar 08, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

imperialking, Feb 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

TheBeerAlmanac, Feb 03, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

RaggaD, Jan 18, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -30.7%

Armando_Perez, Jan 18, 2014
Photo of Redrover
4/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I had this one at the 15th ave Hop House in Portland, OR. It was served in a snifter, the beer is a robust ruby color with a skin of beige foam. It has a surprisingly awesome lacing.

Nose of whiskey, spice from the rye and some malt.

Wow, the whiskey barrels did their trick, nice rye IPA with a strong whiskey base. Malts and some citrus but the there is a bit of booze that is always in play. I like how this one hangs together.

The mouth is decent and a bit coating. Great way to finish a night.

Redrover, Dec 16, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

DrewLikesBeer, Dec 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

2dogbrew, Dec 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

leprakhan, Dec 05, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

Gonzoillini, Nov 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

GRG1313, Nov 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

grumpygerman, Nov 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

SeatsTaken, Nov 16, 2013
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Gentlemen's Club - Rye Whiskey Aged from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 64 ratings.