Templeton Rye Whiskey Barrel Aged Kurgan Wee Heavy | Upstream Brewing Company - Old Market

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Upstream Brewing Company - Old Market
Nebraska, United States | website

Style: Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by dbossman on 06-28-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews:
1
Ratings:
7
Avg:
3.99
pDev:
29.07%
 
 
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Reviews: 1 | Ratings: 7
Reviews by dbossman:
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4.29/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A Well, this is purposefully under-carbonated, so it pours extremely still and dark brown; it looks like iced coffee and though it doesn't look like beer normally does, it still looks dark and inviting--let's do this

S: The rye whiskey character and the oak barrels are the most prevalent but so are dark cherries, sweet roasted malts, brown sugar, molasses, raisins, prunes; man, this smells so good

T: Again, I will mention that this is barely carbonated and that that was the intention but it is the first thing you notice--though once you get past that, the flavors are actually even more intense: rye whiskey; dry oakiness that not only plays off the rye whiskey but off the malts; coffee and chocolate and then come those dark fruits: raisins, cherries; and it finishes off with a slightly sweet almost molasses quality

F: Hard to rate this; it still obviously but it still has a nice creamy and fairly full texture

O: Man, this is a solid beer; I will try to snag a couple more of these; although this is an amazing smelling and tasting beer, I knock the overall experience slightly because of the lack of carbonation; I know it is intentional but with just a bit more, this beer would be out of this world

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2.75/5  rDev -31.1%

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2.91/5  rDev -27.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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2.75/5  rDev -31.1%

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Templeton Rye Whiskey Barrel Aged Kurgan Wee Heavy from Upstream Brewing Company - Old Market
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