Clare's Thirsty Ale | Haymarket Pub & Brewery

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214 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Haymarket Pub & Brewery
Illinois, United States
haymarketbrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
An Imperial Stout aged for 13 months in Templeton Rye Whiskey barrels on Raspberries.

2014 - Aged 1 year in Woodford Reserve barrels.

Added by MasterSki on 11-16-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
214
Reviews:
30
Avg:
4.59
pDev:
7.41%
 
 
Wants:
127
Gots:
3
For Trade:
0
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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Glad I tracked down a growler of this!!! This turned out to be as good as everybody says! Hard to get! They need to bottle this beautiful Rick chocolate and raspberry BA stout!

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I thought I would do this one justice in a formal review instead of just rating it numerically as I did last year. Simply put: Haymarket has got this one nailed down. They make great beer anyway but Clare's Thirsty is the Queen of Queens here. Ok, maybe the barrel influence is more subtle due to the fruit but it's not enough for me to take away a perfect score from this beer. I am going to enjoy every ounce of this growler before me!

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Clare's Thirsty Ale from Haymarket Pub & Brewery
4.59 out of 5 based on 214 ratings.
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