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Derivation Blend #3 (Willet Rye Barrels) | Side Project Brewing

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4.55/5
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72 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Side Project Brewing
Missouri, United States
sideprojectbrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 14.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by coryking on 09-30-2015

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
8
Ratings:
72
pDev:
6.37%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
87
Gots:
10
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 72 |  Reviews: 8
Reviews by Chibeerguy1:
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4.02/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

750ml Bottle Poured into a snifter, enjoyed on-site at SP cellar.

Poured dark and viscous, with a nice thin head. Seems to coat the glass quite nicely. Smells of bourbon, chocolate, toasted oak and leather. SWEET. Almost too much so, like bruery stout sweet. Thankfully we split a bottle because I don’t think I could have enjoyed a lot of this beer. This was my first time tasting any derivation blend and Im really hoping the blend 1 and 2 I gave a right testicle to obtain have a lot more balance than this did. I’d say keep your TG stouts and BVDLs, they hype is way too strong on this one.

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Photo of t2grogan
5/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Mikaveli
4.77/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of PSU_Mike
4.55/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Shawner
4.59/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of PBRmeasap1980
4.24/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Like a port

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Photo of hooliganlife
4.77/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Alieniloquium
4.25/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

750 mL bottle. Viscous black body. Smells of whiskey. Bright whiskey. Distinctly rye. Chocolate and fudge. Taste is rich chocolate and fudge. Less distinct rye whiskey flavor. Less barrel entirely here. Molasses in the finish. Heavy. Sweet and boozy. Very tasty.

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Photo of bennyman12
4.06/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cyrushire
4.94/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of dvmin98
4.58/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of emerge077
4.28/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

This was a bottle generously shared at Side Project Cellar. Thanks to Keith and Tyler!
Served in a small stemmed taster glass.

Black with brownish edges, a thin veil on the surface and minimal spotty lacing.
Aroma and taste of melting toasted marshmallow and gooey fudge brownie.
Rich with an expressive barrel character, woody with toasted coconut and vanilla traces.
Full bodied, light carb, creamy and sticky on the lips. Thankfully not overly sweet.
Reminiscent of a less sweet and more woody Bourbon County.

Overall this was a real treat to try, one that we had resigned not to splurge on at $50.
Thanks again to a couple of very generous guys at the bar that day!

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Photo of BNarc
4.9/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of MeLoynes
4.61/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of frasergrove
4.28/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JavaNoire
4.87/5  rDev +7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of aasher
4.47/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rbrefbeerman
4.58/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of suckaj
4.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.57/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.46/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Rifugium
4.02/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.56/5  rDev -21.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Danny1217
4.45/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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Derivation Blend #3 (Willet Rye Barrels) from Side Project Brewing
Beer rating: 4.55 out of 5 with 72 ratings
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