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RATINGS: 115   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
One of the few small grains still grown in southwestern Minnesota, malted rye is the base for this one of a kind ale brewed and aged in tiny Lucan, Minnesota. Following a long, slow fermentation, the beer is stored away in used rye whiskey barrels brought north from our friends at Templeton, located in the equally tiny town of Templeton, Iowa.

camborne's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
camborne (656) - Hopkins, Minnesota, USA - MAR 30, 2013
Big dark fruit aroma. Really sweet with raisin and plum palate. Similar to a BRETT beer. Quite unique with sweet finish. Tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JaBier (7027) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - AUG 5, 2015
Bottle shared by a friend. Clear copper pour with a medium tan head. Aroma of malt, caramel sweetness and dark fruit. Malt and bourbon flavor with some dark fruit before a slightly hoppy finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
libertine (418) - rochester hills, Michigan, USA - MAR 2, 2015
Pours a very cloudy burgundy with a small brown head that quickly dissipates. light lacing.. Aroma of figs, raisins, cherries, oak and whiskey. Flavor starts off sweet then gets a little tart before hitting you with some whiskey.Full bodied,low/ flat carbonation, oily/slick mouth feel. This beer brings the alcohol. Not well hidden and thankfully so. Damn good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
eaglebones (104) - Michigan, USA - JAN 9, 2015
Bottle. Pours a cloudy red-orange. Sweet scents of malt, caramel, and alcohol. Taste follows aroma with hints of whiskey and oak. Creamy texture and nice alcohol warmth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sammy (11251) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 27, 2014
Just a dangerously drinking rye performance. Simple and lovely. SLight spice, aged 3 years.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bacterial (2873) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - JUL 22, 2014
Hazy red pour from a 2011 bottle. Malty sweet nose, again in the taste - subtle whiskey with some nice heat and sweetness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mittenator (1612) - Michigan, USA - JUL 1, 2014
Bomber thanks to respertftw. Garnet with a tan head. Spice, wine and tannins. Toffee, wine, rye and vanilla.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopscotch (10663) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 22, 2014
Bottle... This beer rocks!… Pours hazy with a burnt-caramel hue and a mid-sized, creamy, off-white head. Fantastic retention. The nose furnishes a generous measure of gooey caramel mingled with earthy, oak and rye whiskey notes. Full-bodied with a velvety mouthfeel and pillow-soft carbonation. The flavor is a delicious blend of rich, buttery caramel and rye whiskey. The finish is boozy and quite warm, but smooth; very smooth. Muchos kudos to Bvery for shipping this world class beer from the great white north!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Iphonephan (6276) - McLean/Jackson Hole, Virginia, USA - APR 24, 2014
From a 75 cl bottle shared at home. Pours a murky brown with an ecru head. Flavors of caramel, oak, vanilla and butterscotch. Boozy finish. Really tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (10883) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 2, 2014
Brown pour, tan head. Nice spicy rye whiskey notes, brown sugar, toffee, very light on the hop bitterness. Sweet and rich. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
baraciisch (2909) - California, USA - FEB 23, 2014
Deep reddish brown in color... Aroma of rye, sweet caramel, alcohol... Flavor is big caramel, alcohol warmth, rye, white chocolate, spice on the finish... Really great beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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