Clare's Thirsty Ale | Haymarket Beer Co. Pub & Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Haymarket Beer Co. 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
Ranking:
#197
Reviews:
34
Ratings:
259
pDev:
6.83%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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32oz growler poured into a snifter

Pours deep black in color with a creamy khaki head that has decent retention. Smells of raspberry laced fudge, dark chocolate, caramel & vanilla. Taste follows the aroma, but the raspberry isn't as strong. It manages to pop through notes of dark chocolate with some jam-like notes. The finish brings out a hint of peppery rye and oak. Medium-heavy body with moderate carbonation, creamy mouthfeel and finish.

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Clare's Thirsty Ale from Haymarket Beer Co. Pub & Brewery
Beer rating: 4.54 out of 5 with 259 ratings