1847 Rye Stout | Lavery Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lavery Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States | website

Style: Irish Dry Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by brentk56 on 03-25-2012

BEER STATS
Reviews:
13
Ratings:
79
Avg:
3.78
pDev:
22.75%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
12
For Trade:
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Reviews: 13 | Ratings: 79
Reviews by brentk56:
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3.9/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Arrives with a modest cap topping the pitch black liquid; just a few dots of lacing left behind

Smell: Toasted black bread

Taste: Well-toasted black bread and Baker's chocolate, up front, with spicy rye and hop elements arriving at mid-palate; the roast takes over, after the swallow, and drives home the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: Refreshing - really like the mouthfeel here; also like the way this one finishes very dry; the brewer knows how to brew a well attenuated beer

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.95/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

A: The beer is very dark brownish red in color (black when viewed from afar). It poured with a thin beige head that quickly died down, leaving delicate lacing covering the surface and a thin collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of dark malts and spicy rye are present in the nose.
T: Like the smell, the rye is very much evident in the taste of this beer that contributes a light amount of spiciness from start to finish. Hints of dark roasted malts are also noticeable, particularly in the finish.
M: It feels early medium-bodied and slightly thin on the palate with a low to moderate amount of carbonation.
O: I really liked the spicy nature of this beer as it wasn't just a one dimensional stout with roasted malt flavors. It is quite drinkable.

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3.85/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.83/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A - Deep shade of blackness thick but not Imperial thick. Head is a 1/2 inch of mocha tint.
S - Mild spicy rye mixed with some roasty tones and chocolate malt. Mildly sweet smelling.
T - Rye is there giving it a good dry taste. Mild sweet chocolate malts mixed with a bit of coffee roasts. Not bad.
M - Medium bodied with some good chewy taste.

Overall a good rye based beer. Tasty.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours pitch black with a tan, lasting head. Webbed lacing sticks.

The smell is of chocolate, coffee/dark malts with earthy notes and a touch of mint.

The taste is bittersweet - dark with roasted nuts, coffee and milk chocolate. There is a minty touch from the rye that gives an impression of mint chocolate chip. Finishes dry.

The carbonation fits the brew well. The body could have more heft, but I'm far from complaining. It is smooth and the finish lingers.

This is a nice dry stout. Good example of the style, with the addition of rye that works well, giving a refreshing minty character to it that is not over-done. Thumbs-up!

My bottle says 5.6% abv.

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1847 Rye Stout from Lavery Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 13 ratings.
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