Double Rye Might Meets Right | Temperance Beer Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Temperance Beer Co.
Illinois, United States
temperancebeer.com

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.10%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Sparky44 on 11-21-2015

BEER STATS
Ratings:
44
Reviews:
7
Avg:
4.1
pDev:
7.32%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
6
For Trade:
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Ratings: 44 |  Reviews: 7
Photo of stortore
4.2/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

22 ounce bottle into a snifter. Believe this was the 2016 edition. Had 1/27/17.

Pours a dark cola color, mostly opaque, with a short head and some spotty lacing. Smells really good- rye, rye whiskey, caramel, malt, vanilla, light molasses. The taste is more malt forward, followed by vanilla, rye whiskey, rye, caramel, hazelnuts, some oak, toffee. This is quite sweet. Smooth, a decent body but maybe a touch thin, an appropriate amount of carbonation.

I have mixed feelings on this one. Smells awesome, very good flavor, but the high level of sweetness- and I like sweet, is a distraction. Wish I had a second bottle to age and compare. Still definitely worth a purchase, these guys do a pretty good job of barrel aging.

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Photo of Farnswurth
4.11/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of RickyBfromCT
3.59/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Barnoloid
4.44/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is a knockout of a BA stout - somehow stays the right side of too heavy/boozy whilst laying out plenty of complexity and barrel. Chocolate covered cherry candies, hint of smoke and spice and all things nice. Generous in mouthfeel but not sickly or too slick.

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Photo of Daniellobo
4.08/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of EdFed
4.26/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jonnydrinker
4.48/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of grover37
4.17/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of vande
4.49/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of xdtfx
4.13/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of PHBoiler
4.43/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Sweffin
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mrn1ceguy
4.08/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of leroybrown10
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of FBarber
3.76/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours dark black. Not much of a head, minimal viscosity. Unremarkable looking stout even for a BA beer.

Smell is rather subdued with some notes of barrel aging and roasted malts.

Taste is quite sweet, almost cola like. Nice barrel character present. Some chocolate and malt notes come through.

Feel is decent for a BA beer. A bit on the thin side, but not awful. Mild carbonation.

Overall a perfectly fine BA beer, but nothing special. At the price point, it just isn't worth it.

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Photo of Ristaccia
4.4/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TastyIsBeer
4.45/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TboneRN
3.86/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Rimbimhoot
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: No head, dark, looks like flat cola
S: Sweet, strange banana, light whiskey, cola
T: Sweet, caramel, whiskey, banana, brown sugar, cola
M: Good but a little thin
O: Solid #drinklocalyall

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Photo of dannycohen62
4.24/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Davepoolesque
4.15/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Vanilla, caramel, oak, maple syrup, dark cherries, figs, chocolate and cola. Some Dr. Pepper flavors on the back end. On the sweet side. Fairly dry finish. Medium thin mouthfeel. If the sweetness was dialed back a bit, this would be amazing.

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Photo of kidzord
4.15/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RobinLee
4.23/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bcm75
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of skaboom420
3.65/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Double Rye Might Meets Right from Temperance Beer Co.
4.1 out of 5 based on 44 ratings.
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