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Rye whiskey barrel aged beers?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by cproioi, Feb 1, 2013.

  1. cproioi

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    As we all know there are a huge amount of bourbon barrel aged beers. Does anyone know of any beer aged in rye whiskey barrels? If so what did you think. Personally I normally tend to gravitate towards high rye bourbons and ryes so I was just curious.
     
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    Tyranena does a porter in Rye Barrels called Dirty Old Man. Subtle barrel notes, but tasty...
     
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    Bourbon County Cherry Rye was amazing
     
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    Cherry Rye, Bramble Rye, Rittenhouse Rye, Rye-On-Rye, Rye Wyne Ale, Smoking Wood
     
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    Smoking wood!
     
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    Founders has had some on tap in the past. Rye Whiskey Barrel-Aged Porter comes to mind. They may have had Red's Rye like that as well. That was one of my favorite beers ever. Period.
     
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    Tyranena Dirty Old Man - Imperial Rye Porter Aged In Rye Wiskey Barrels. Really quite a nice beer...
     
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    You'll have acquire it in a trade until it's (hopefully) released again next year, but: http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/25888/87246

    EDIT: Haven't had it yet, but the regular Abraxas is my favorite stout, easily. This is supposed to taste like Cinnamon Toast Crunch, apparently.
     
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    Stout girl here: BC cherry rye = my favorite beer of all time. hands down. :p
     
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    And nobody's mentioned Boulevard Rye-on-Rye yet because?...
     
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    Rye on Rye is excellent! Brau Brothers Rye Wyne is phenomenal as well.
     
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    I thought it was toooooooooo booooooooozy
     
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    Fresh, I'd agree with you. But with a year on it, that beer is amazing!
     
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    http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/141/58407

    So unfortunate, I think this is retired now. It was a small one off that was available exclusively at Julio's and very little hype behind it, so it sat on the shelves forever. I grabbed a crap ton of them. I should've grabbed more :(
     
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    Boulevard Rye-on-Rye is aged in Templeton barrels
     
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    I'm not a big fan of the bourbon and whiskey barrel aged beers but I had a Boulevard Rye on Rye last night and I thought it was fantastic. Usually I find them to be too boozy but I thought this one was very balanced.
     
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    question. the description plus bottle indicates aged in bourbon barrels. i'm not 1 hundred, but wonder if the name refers to Ryan (the person) rather than rye, the whiskey?
     
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    Upstream makes a ton... templeton rye. It is noticeable for sure...great beers...
    Now run by mike hall the head brewer for oskar blues when they started out...
     
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    IIRC, it was aged in both Bourbon and Rye Whiskey barrels; a combination of Four Roses Bourbon Sazarec and Rye Whiskey I think...It was DELICIOUS in any case. Boulevard Rye on Rye is actually very similar, but I would give Ry(e)an the edge.
     
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    I had the BA Abraxas on draft at the release party. After it was allowed to warm to 55-60 degree range (10 minutes after pouring), this was an amazing beer. I didn't get the Cinnamon Toast Crunch, but it's an incredible, roasted chocolate/malty/boozy/spiced gem of a beer. If you can pick this one up in trade - and it will cost you - get it.
     
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    Agree on the effects of aging in rye barrels. They add a unique spice, and are not as alcohol forward (at least in the few I've tried). My in-laws are from Iowa, and they've been buying Templeton for me for several years. Love that those barrels are being put to good use!
     
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    10 Barrel "Rye'm or Treason". Quite good. Cheers!
     
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    found it:
    https://www.facebook.com/events/320374551316097/
    3 different barrels, one of them was Sazarec Rye
     
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    Phenomenal beer. The bourbon version isn't nearly as good.
     
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    I find it incredibly annoying when people post links to beers without naming them. This thread is among the worst I have ever seen in this regard.

    For what it's worth, I came here to say that Boulevard Rye-on-Rye is good, but Brau Brothers Rye Wyne Ale is even better.
     
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    I had some Oskar Blues Old Chub aged in Wild Turkey barrels at a beer fest last year. Taste-wise it was fantastic but it was way, way too boozy. I sipped that beer for a long time and I was in a good place. Fortunately I had hit most of the other beers I wanted to sample before I got to it.
     
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    Rye Barrel Big Black Dog from Flat 12 in Indy is my favorite beer of the past 12 months. Aged in Sazerac Rye barrels.
     
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    I believe Uinta Labyrinth is aged in Rye Whiskey barrels...great stuff and year-round too!
     
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    as seen from this post above, it's being made periodically. jan 2012 saw the release of batch 2. i believe there is a 3rd in the works.
     
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