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Rye whiskey barrel aged beers?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by cproioi, Feb 1, 2013.

  1. cproioi

    cproioi Savant (335) Ohio Apr 6, 2006

    As we all know there are a huge amount of bourbon barrel aged beers. Does anyone know of any beer aged in rye whiskey barrels? If so what did you think. Personally I normally tend to gravitate towards high rye bourbons and ryes so I was just curious.
  2. Lukafer

    Lukafer Savant (380) Michigan Dec 18, 2009

  3. Cenosillicaphobe

    Cenosillicaphobe Savant (360) Maine Jul 24, 2011

  4. jawzman

    jawzman Aficionado (240) Minnesota Mar 20, 2010

    Tyranena does a porter in Rye Barrels called Dirty Old Man. Subtle barrel notes, but tasty...
  5. mnphish

    mnphish Savant (385) Minnesota Aug 19, 2012

    Bourbon County Cherry Rye was amazing
  6. WagonCircler

    WagonCircler Savant (345) New York May 15, 2011 Beer Trader

    Cherry Rye, Bramble Rye, Rittenhouse Rye, Rye-On-Rye, Rye Wyne Ale, Smoking Wood
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  7. mattafett

    mattafett Savant (485) Iowa Mar 9, 2009

  8. gatornation

    gatornation Poobah (1,285) Minnesota Apr 18, 2007 Beer Trader

  9. Nectar

    Nectar Savant (310) New Jersey Jan 17, 2013

    Smoking wood!
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  10. abaculy

    abaculy Savant (265) Michigan Sep 14, 2005

    Founders has had some on tap in the past. Rye Whiskey Barrel-Aged Porter comes to mind. They may have had Red's Rye like that as well. That was one of my favorite beers ever. Period.
  11. CBlack85

    CBlack85 Advocate (555) South Carolina Jul 12, 2009 Beer Trader

    Tyranena Dirty Old Man - Imperial Rye Porter Aged In Rye Wiskey Barrels. Really quite a nice beer...
  12. jtg5678

    jtg5678 Savant (330) Illinois Nov 27, 2012 Beer Trader

    You'll have acquire it in a trade until it's (hopefully) released again next year, but: http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/25888/87246

    EDIT: Haven't had it yet, but the regular Abraxas is my favorite stout, easily. This is supposed to taste like Cinnamon Toast Crunch, apparently.
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  13. loafinaround

    loafinaround Savant (415) New York Jul 16, 2011

    Stout girl here: BC cherry rye = my favorite beer of all time. hands down. :p
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  14. mecummins

    mecummins Savant (425) Illinois Nov 16, 2012

  15. ledzeppelin4

    ledzeppelin4 Savant (410) Illinois May 18, 2011

    And nobody's mentioned Boulevard Rye-on-Rye yet because?...
  16. Dtapeski

    Dtapeski Aficionado (230) Colorado Oct 26, 2012

  17. HoistinBrews

    HoistinBrews Savant (445) Minnesota Mar 26, 2011

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  18. Rye on Rye is excellent! Brau Brothers Rye Wyne is phenomenal as well.
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  19. sukwonee

    sukwonee Advocate (665) Washington Dec 13, 2011 Beer Trader

    I thought it was toooooooooo booooooooozy
  20. TheBishopco

    TheBishopco Savant (490) Tennessee Feb 4, 2011 Beer Trader

    Fresh, I'd agree with you. But with a year on it, that beer is amazing!
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  22. http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/141/58407

    So unfortunate, I think this is retired now. It was a small one off that was available exclusively at Julio's and very little hype behind it, so it sat on the shelves forever. I grabbed a crap ton of them. I should've grabbed more :(
  23. bld81

    bld81 Savant (260) Missouri Mar 9, 2009 Beer Trader

    Boulevard Rye-on-Rye is aged in Templeton barrels
  24. NateMac13

    NateMac13 Savant (450) Illinois Apr 10, 2011

    I'm not a big fan of the bourbon and whiskey barrel aged beers but I had a Boulevard Rye on Rye last night and I thought it was fantastic. Usually I find them to be too boozy but I thought this one was very balanced.
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  25. Highbrow

    Highbrow Advocate (665) California Jan 7, 2011 Beer Trader

    question. the description plus bottle indicates aged in bourbon barrels. i'm not 1 hundred, but wonder if the name refers to Ryan (the person) rather than rye, the whiskey?
  26. crusian

    crusian Advocate (700) Oregon May 14, 2010 Beer Trader

    Upstream makes a ton... templeton rye. It is noticeable for sure...great beers...
    Now run by mike hall the head brewer for oskar blues when they started out...
  27. IIRC, it was aged in both Bourbon and Rye Whiskey barrels; a combination of Four Roses Bourbon Sazarec and Rye Whiskey I think...It was DELICIOUS in any case. Boulevard Rye on Rye is actually very similar, but I would give Ry(e)an the edge.
  28. jimmyr78

    jimmyr78 Aficionado (175) Missouri Jan 26, 2013 Beer Trader

    I had the BA Abraxas on draft at the release party. After it was allowed to warm to 55-60 degree range (10 minutes after pouring), this was an amazing beer. I didn't get the Cinnamon Toast Crunch, but it's an incredible, roasted chocolate/malty/boozy/spiced gem of a beer. If you can pick this one up in trade - and it will cost you - get it.
  29. jimmyr78

    jimmyr78 Aficionado (175) Missouri Jan 26, 2013 Beer Trader

    Agree on the effects of aging in rye barrels. They add a unique spice, and are not as alcohol forward (at least in the few I've tried). My in-laws are from Iowa, and they've been buying Templeton for me for several years. Love that those barrels are being put to good use!
  30. 10 Barrel "Rye'm or Treason". Quite good. Cheers!
  31. found it:
    3 different barrels, one of them was Sazarec Rye
  32. Phenomenal beer. The bourbon version isn't nearly as good.
  33. I find it incredibly annoying when people post links to beers without naming them. This thread is among the worst I have ever seen in this regard.

    For what it's worth, I came here to say that Boulevard Rye-on-Rye is good, but Brau Brothers Rye Wyne Ale is even better.
  34. I had some Oskar Blues Old Chub aged in Wild Turkey barrels at a beer fest last year. Taste-wise it was fantastic but it was way, way too boozy. I sipped that beer for a long time and I was in a good place. Fortunately I had hit most of the other beers I wanted to sample before I got to it.
  35. robboyd

    robboyd Savant (305) Indiana Aug 7, 2011

    Rye Barrel Big Black Dog from Flat 12 in Indy is my favorite beer of the past 12 months. Aged in Sazerac Rye barrels.
  36. elgiacomo

    elgiacomo Savant (470) Georgia Jun 28, 2007

    I believe Uinta Labyrinth is aged in Rye Whiskey barrels...great stuff and year-round too!
  37. tai4ji2x

    tai4ji2x Advocate (665) Massachusetts Aug 10, 2007 Beer Trader

    as seen from this post above, it's being made periodically. jan 2012 saw the release of batch 2. i believe there is a 3rd in the works.