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Bois - Rye Whiskey Barrel | The Bruery

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Bois - Rye Whiskey BarrelBois - Rye Whiskey Barrel
BA SCORE
4.37/5
Outstanding
247 Ratings
Bois - Rye Whiskey BarrelBois - Rye Whiskey Barrel
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Bruery
California, United States
thebruery.com

Style: Old Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 15.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by HopHead84 on 05-29-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
26
Ratings:
247
pDev:
7.09%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
74
Gots:
105
Trade:
15
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Ratings: 247 |  Reviews: 26
Photo of HuskyinPDX
4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Bottle opened 10.28.14

Sweet, chewy rye. Nice booze.

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Photo of mothman
4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of AlexFields
3.4/5  rDev -22.2%

Photo of Phyl21ca
4/5  rDev -8.5%

Bottle: Poured a deep cloudy brown color ale with a medium off-white head. Aroma of loads of caramelized malt with some brown sugar notes and some dry fruits with light liquor notes also noticeable. Taste is mix between some caramelized sugar notes with some brown sugar, vanilla and dry raisins notes. Whiskey and vanilla notes are also easily identifiable. Body is quite full with medium carbonation and light warming alcohol notes are noticeable. Big beer for sure with probably too much residual sugars but somehow I found it very enjoyable in small serving.

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Photo of CaptainPancakes
4.5/5  rDev +3%

Photo of josephwa
4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of NickMunford
4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of mtomlins
4.3/5  rDev -1.6%

Shared at a 10K review beer tasting; drank from a Hill Farmstead stemmed snifter.
Thanks to pushkinwow for the bottle!

Pours deep brown, short off-white head with decent lacing. Damn, the nose really blows your hair back! Huge malt presence, toasted grains, caramel, molasses, dates; the barrel also has a distinct presence lending heavy vanilla, toffee, warm boozy alcohol, whiskey flavors. The taste is right there also; massively sweet, toasted grain, boozy whiskey, toffee, caramel, raisins and plums, vanilla. It has a heavy body with some carbonation to lighten the feel up, but this is heavy, silky. It is a very complex beer but very sweet. Be sure to share this bottle!

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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of matt2591
4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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4/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of Beer21
4/5  rDev -8.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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4/5  rDev -8.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +3%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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5/5  rDev +14.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +3%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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4/5  rDev -8.5%

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4/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of CaptainFleeker
4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Bois - Rye Whiskey Barrel from The Bruery
Beer rating: 4.37 out of 5 with 247 ratings
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