RateBeer
Home >

Cismontane Dos Cone Es American Strong Rye Ale

overall
88
49
style
Serve in Snifter, Tulip

bottled
available

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.58/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   IBU: 130   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Hop fan? Cismontane fan? Did you like the Double Rainbow? If you answered yes to any of these questions you can’t miss this event. Seriously.

This will be the hoppiest beer to come out of Cismontane and maybe even all the OC. With over 3lbs per barrel of hops during brewing, the finished product came in at a whopping 140 IBU. Don’t worry too much about the hop punch because the 11.5% ABV should take the edge off. HA!

Dos Cone Es gets its name because it is a double “Dos” of the Coulter IPA, which is named after the largest pine “Cone” on earth and the “Es” simply is… Also, if you say it fast after having a few is sounds like “Dos cojones”.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rollsrace (61) - - SEP 2, 2014
Wow, this is a strong beer, strong alcohol taste that is. The color is amber. It has settlement floating in it. Reminds me of a strong pale ale without some of the bitterness. Tasted on 3/17/2014. Picked up for $10.55 a pint.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Garrold (1632) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle from Marketplace Alehouse and Deli, Doncaster. Hazy gold. Thin, sticky, white head. Very resinous. Fusty, bloomy, orange. Taste is big bitter. Plenty of boozy sweetness. Big, chewy, resinous palate. Finish is all of that, with a light booziness. Very nice indeed.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lusikka (6439) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 11, 2014
500 ml bottle as "Cismontane Dos Cone Es American Strong Rye Ale Aged on Oak Chips". Pours an amber copper colour with a thick white firm head. Aroma is very intriguing with English toffee, pine, herbs and wood. Flavour is very rich and thick with massive floral bitterness, heavy pine notes, grapefruit, bread, toffee, mild tart wooden notes, orange zest and herbs. Full bodied and oily mouthfeel. Alcohol is dangerously well hidden. The bitterness here is just awesome. 140 IBU is very present. Brilliant.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (6401) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 29, 2014
50 cl bottle as "Cismontane Dos Cone Es American Rye Ale Aged on Oak Chips".
Pours clear mahogany color with a large off-white head. Lots of caramel malts and ripe fruits on the nose, oak, subtle toffee and faint hops, alcohol comes through a bit too. Very oaky flavor, some rye notes, caramel, some fruit notes and resinous hops. Soft carbonation, alcohol fairly well hidden, dry malty finish. The oak chips don’t really fit here, otherwise tasty.
4424

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
madmitch76 (15855) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2014
23rd July 2014
Bottle ’Aged on Oak Chips - 11.5%’. Clear deep red -amber beer, small pale cream colour head. Palate is slightly soft and airy, Mild fine carbonation. Slightly sweet malts with a dark toffee streak. Touch of rye spice. Very light marmalade. Light woody bitterness and a little soft vanilla oak. Finishes smooth and semi dry. Woody and hoppy bitterness linger on. Flavours come together very well indeed and it’s very easy drinking. I had no idea this was 11.5% until I polished off the bottle and was wondering why my world view was a little fuzzier!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (15060) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 1, 2014
Bottle from Birratrovo, Como
Cloudy amber color with red hue; large creamy head. Strong aroma of sweet caramel and fudge; fruity (strawberry jam); lightly yeasty and feety. Full bodied; round mouthfeel; good malt and caramel flavor, a touch of fudge, moderately sweet; strong bitterness with orangey fruitiness and piney resins.
Nothing new under the sun, just a plain, bold and good American Strong.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (8516) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 13, 2014
Sample at House Beer. Reddish-amber color with a medium creamy white head that diminishes gradually. Patchy lacing on the glass. Aroma of malt, ripe fruits and hops. Full, chewy body with flavors of sweet malt, fruit and earthy hops. The finish is incredibly sweet with a lingering caramel malt and subtle aftertaste. Decent overall.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daniele (5672) - ITALY - FEB 14, 2014
nice amber good head medium persistence resinous hoppy nutty caramel malt hint of pepper medium body good dryness intense hoppy Ambrato carico caramello buona schiuma discreta persistenza ol naso piutttosto maltato nocciola quasi un barley wine poi resine ed amaro intenso

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
after4ever (6239) - Brier, Washington, USA - OCT 28, 2013
16-oz. Thanks, K! Pours a murky rubied dark amber with a scant little white head. Big burly overly sweet boozy ethanol nose. Some sweet sugary underattenuated rye malt in there as well. Heavy thick body. Sluggish carb. Sugary sweet heavy caramel and slippery malt sugar mid palate. Long cloying heavy grain finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (6700) - Sacramento, California, USA - SEP 2, 2013
Bottle from Total Wine, Sacramento. Pours amber with a sporadic beige head and a toffee aroma. There is a full-bodied caramel malt flavor with a dash of rye bitterness. Actually quite sweet for a rye beer, probably due to brown sugar. 130 IBUs are well-hidden, as is the alcohol.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50