Double Rye Might Meets Right | Temperance Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
4.22/5
Exceptional
52 Ratings
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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
Ranking:
#3,759
Reviews:
9
Ratings:
52
pDev:
6.4%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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0
Gots:
6
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Ratings: 52 |  Reviews: 9
Photo of imperialking
4.35/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JohnnyHopps
4.46/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Appearance - The beer poured a handsome black color with mocha bubbles crowning the grass.

Smell - sweet booze came to the front of the nose with fruity undertones.

Taste - My first impression is the sweetness of the booze. Notes of coconut, amaretto, and rye followed. The booziness us was so well-balanced that it did not burn or take away from the overall profile.

Mouthfeel - With low carbonation, the stickiness off the booze lingered nicely.

Overall - This is a really impressive beer.

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Photo of BrewNoob1
4.37/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CraftFan5
4.1/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Photo of Gambyt20
4.05/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
3.99/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

It's good but it seems more like a BA Barleywine. 2016.

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Photo of kevanb
4.16/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

650ml bottle, 2016 vintage, poured into a 14oz snifter glass. Enjoyed on 4.19.17, reviewed from Tasting Journal.

The beer pours a deep black color, very opaque with cola brown hues and a fizzy bone colored head, little retention and spots of lace. The aroma is very nice, lots of dark chocolate, light roast with lots of rye whiskey, charred oak, nice spice character with vanilla, caramel and stone fruits. The flavors are great, tons of dark chocolate, lots of stone fruits, light vanilla bean with tons of rye whiskey barrel, charred oak, smooth rye whiskey, nice spice character grows as the beer warms, caramel and brown sugar linger well with a bit of alcohol heat. The mouthfeel is okay, medium body, very active carbonation that coats well with a soft finish that is a touch warm and a touch prickly.

Verdict: A very good barrel aged stout from Temperance. Nice balance of flavors, great rye whiskey expression that is smooth and very drinkable. It needs to be given more oomph bodywise, but it's still a very good beer.

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Photo of t2grogan
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of stortore
4.2/5  rDev -0.5%
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 -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of RickyBfromCT
3.59/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Barnoloid
4.44/5  rDev +5.2%
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 -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of EdFed
4.28/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jonnydrinker
4.48/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of grover37
4.17/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of vande
4.49/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of xdtfx
4.13/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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

Photo of Sweffin
4/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mrn1ceguy
4.08/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of leroybrown10
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of FBarber
3.76/5  rDev -10.9%
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 +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TastyIsBeer
4.45/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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Double Rye Might Meets Right from Temperance Beer Co.
Beer rating: 4.22 out of 5 with 52 ratings