Rocky's Revenge Bourbon Brown | Tyranena Brewing Company

BA SCORE
85
very good
875 Ratings
THE BROS
77
okay
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Rocky's Revenge Bourbon BrownRocky's Revenge Bourbon Brown
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Tyranena Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States
tyranena.com

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Winter on 11-13-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
875
Reviews:
374
Avg:
3.75
pDev:
11.2%
 
 
Wants:
41
Gots:
98
For Trade:
1
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of jsprain1
4.03/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Pours a solid brown with a one and a half finger white head. Good retention and a few wisps of lacing.
S- The aroma has a good bit of that bourbon. There is some toasted nuts and some malty caramelness.
T- Taste is big and bourbony up front. It actually lets the bourbon character get out of control. The maltyness comes through to balance it out in the finish.
M- Body is medium, well, maybe just a bit lighter than I'd like. Carbonation is pleasantly smooth.
O- It's a good malty beer that got the most out of the bourbon flavor.

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Photo of damuts222
3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

Photo of TonyTalon
3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

Photo of AlphaKing414
3/5  rDev -20%

Photo of TylerDYoung
3.75/5  rDev 0%

Photo of Mick-e-d
4.5/5  rDev +20%

Photo of MichaelBurns
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of fuzzcherry
3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

Photo of DCrockcity
4/5  rDev +6.7%

Photo of enelson
3.75/5  rDev 0%

Photo of FalconA
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of deanis30
4/5  rDev +6.7%

Photo of sgoro
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of zkoehn
4/5  rDev +6.7%

Photo of awdturboiv
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of Redglimmer
3/5  rDev -20%

Photo of VaTechHopHead
4.22/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A - Very clear muddy red brown in color. Okay head with good lacing. No trace of carbonation.

S - Very sweet malts that are highly pleasing for a brown ale. Just a hint of intrusive bourbon that adds to the sweetness. Not much wood or charred aroma and no hop presence.

T - Very bold and robust for a 6% beer. Starts off semi-sweet from the brown ale but then the bourbon blends in very softly and adds another dimension of complexity. Sweet vanilla flavors can be detected, pseudo toasted coconut and caramel detected by my palate. Very nice.

M/O - Body is a little light for me but carbonation is done well. Clears from the palate sort of quickly but leaves a dim bourbon flavor. Very easy to drink and a light sipper. I paid $2 for a 12oz bottle and hard to find something else as good for that price.

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Photo of Louski
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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3/5  rDev -20%

Photo of stoutlover1978
4/5  rDev +6.7%

Photo of stanale
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of Dope
3.88/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: A nice brown pour with a large off-white head. Retention is quite good and the lacing is almost a solid wall on the glass.

S: A bit of toasted malt, a little toffee/caramel and creamy sweet vanilla. Very subtle smell.

T: Lots of nuts, toffee, molasses and caramel. Nice toasty malt, almost like pretzels. Some earthy bitterness and vanilla mixing with the nuts in the aftertaste. Touch of oak throughout.

M: Medium bodied, carbonation is just about right. Smooth.

O: Not a bad brown ale. Quite nutty and toasty with just a hint of bourbon.

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Photo of devilben02
3.51/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark chocolate brown color, with a decent beige head on top. The aroma is fairly common for a brown ale, with a lightly sweet and nutty malt base, some light milk chocolate characteristics, and only a slightest hint of the bourbon addition. The flavor is largely more of the same, but the bourbon contribution is much greater, especially as the beer warms, with a woodsy, smokey whiskey character that creeps into the flavor at first before overtaking the finish. The texture is a bit thin and watery and doesn't prop up the flavors like it should. Overall, this one is a pleasant, mild brown ale with a bit of a twist that is interesting enough to make you want to try it the first time, but it is not so interesting to want go back again often.

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Photo of bishocr
4/5  rDev +6.7%

Rocky's Revenge Bourbon Brown from Tyranena Brewing Company
3.75 out of 5 based on 875 ratings.
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