Rye Barrel Stout | Central Waters Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
90.8%
Liked This Beer
4.2 w/ 65 ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Central Waters Brewing Co.
Wisconsin, United States
centralwaters.com

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 13.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
An American Stout aged three years in rye bourbon barrels.


Added by ncketchum on 01-01-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,271
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
65
Liked:
59
Avg:
4.2/5
pDev:
7.86%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
5
Trade:
1
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A- Darker brown body, half finger white head that drops quickly into a thin collar.

S- Milk chocolate aromas, a bit of rye whiskey permeates the nose, but for the most part it isn't particularly complex in any way even when it warms up.

F- Smooth milk chocolate, rye whiskey, mildly burnt malt, bitter black coffee.

M- Thinner-medium body, a bit harsh on the finish, although not terribly hot.

O- Decent stout, but a bit thin. I think the rye whiskey on its own doesn't impart enough complexity to the base beer.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to my favorite Bears fan, mnbearsfan, for slinging a bottle of this my way. I owe you some big hugs for this. 22 ounce bottle split with my wife.

The pours looks like a Midwest stout, dark. The nose is lighter than expected, gentle rye whiskey, chocolate, mild sweetness.

Central Waters Rye Barrel Stout: rye whiskey on the Mark McGwire juice. The barrel is here is predominant in a way that’s rather foreign to this brewery, which appears to pride itself on its (awesomely) balanced barrel-aged program. This is a rye shot to the perineum, in a good way. Boozy: another departure. Little roast, little chocolate, little shoulder massage, little sideways smile. Thick, & tasty in a way that I could drink until I found nirvana, or at least a 1:00 PM wake up.

Wildly different from most of the CW barrel-aged program, this is simple, barrel-heavy, without the complexity or subtlety of most of their beers. And? Who gives a rip. Sometimes, simple is good. Or excellent. Which is what this is.

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Rye Barrel Stout from Central Waters Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 90.8% out of 100 with 65 ratings
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