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RATINGS: 93   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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Rye Rebellion is described as an "...imperial stout brewed with four different types of rye and aged in rye whiskey barrels." In addition to rye grain, crystal, flaked, and chocolate rye were used. This beer weighs in at 11% ABV at 55 IBUs.


DocLock's rating

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocLock (9365) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 7, 2012
Bottle from Caponeís. Pours thick jet black with 1-finger tan head and concentric lace rings that stay around forever. Nose is roasty chocolate malt, corn flakes, oaky whisky, cacao, prune. Tastes rich, dry, complex, with a roasty chocolate malt flavor, cacao, blackberry, oaky port, hops, and black cherry notes. Well hidden alcohol. This one is very good, and an example of barrel aging done the correct way, the best beer by Full Pint, and proof that these guys are on their way up the ladder.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
pajamma (10) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 6, 2016
This has been one of my favorites, and definitely the best brew Full Pint makes, IMHO, but itís different every year. This is the year of chocolate. Seriously, itís the dominant flavor now. I donít mind a cocoa-brew now and again, but itís disappointing that this previously balanced brew has gone so far in one direction.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
deyholla (9762) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 16, 2015
Bottle. Pours near black with a thick brown head that lasts throughout the beer. Aroma has a good amount of roasted malts with a bit of bitter dark grain and a rye whiskey bite supporting. Flavor has a nice combination of roasted malts and rye whiskey with a bitter, dry dark grain backbone.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jackl (6747) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 16, 2015
Bottle thanks to Deyholla. Deep brown pour with a prominent creamy tan head. Nose is spicy as rich. Rye and toasty cereal. Some pepper. Dark chocolate. Rich and supple body. Mellow spice and sharp dark chocolate. Wood and Pepper. Light caramel. Nicely executed. Substantial without being flabby. Alright.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wchesser (1807) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 13, 2015
Bottle from flandersned-thanks, Steve! Dark brown/black with translucent edges. Nice nose of roast malts, smooth whiskey, bakers chocolate. Taste follows with fairly bitter hops. Solid if not that complex.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BroadestTom (349) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 26, 2015
Aroma rye, woody, Appearance black, Taste medium sweetness, Palate medium body, fizzy, Overall a nice rye whisky beer that I suggest to a friend

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheJester (2399) - Cavan Monaghan, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 2, 2015
355 mL bottle from the brewery. Pours dark, dark brown with a small tan head. The head slowly dissipates, but laces nicely. The aroma and flavour are similar, and surprisingly complex, with chocolate, spice, anise, and booze. Good body. Great beer.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
burtonbaton930 (103) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 23, 2015
Pours an opaque brown with a tan head that leaves some lacing. Less whiskey in the aroma than expected a little light roast and chocolate. Flavor is your typical stout with some rye towards the finish. Maybe I got an over carbonated batch? Super light and very fizzy for the style. Thereís not much going on with this beer itís kind of a let down, and $16 for a four pack is outrageous. Much prefer something like clown shoes garden state rhapsody which is $14 for a bomber. Disappointed.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SteveOrz85 (201) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 18, 2015
Picked this up at a take out place. First time I ever heard of it or the brewery. 12 oz bottle chilled and served in a tulip glass. Aggressive pour. Three finger fluffy head is rather slow to dissipate. Heavy lacing. Beer is very dark, basically black. Head is tan in color. Aroma is primarily malty with some notes of toffee and nuts. Taste is medium sweet with a touch of bitterness near finish. Malty notes of coffee, nuts and toast. Some hoppy resin notes. Some earthy notes also. The high alcohol percentage does not stand out in the flavor. This is a full bodied beer with light carbonation. I think the rye adds a touch of sweetness and a slight bite. Not as smooth as some other barrel aged bourbons Over all a tasty complex beer. The use of rye whiskey barrels adds just enough twist on the style without staying into left field. Very enjoyable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cpetrone84 (1810) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 5, 2015
Pour is black with a good bit of tight coffee colored head. Nose is dry chocolate cake, faint whiskey note, moderate roast, hint of fudge. Flavor follows suit, whiskey is very light, dry chocolate cake, soft creamy feel, nicely carbonated, a bit of fudge and roast through the finish. A hint of sweetness, roast lingers in the finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bulk_Carrier (3430) - Lake Champlain, Vermont, USA - MAY 19, 2015
This was poured into a mini snifter. The appearance was a dark brown close to black color with a thin tan head that dissipated within less than twenty seconds. Speckled lacing clings and falls adequately. The smell has a wonderful combination of spicy rye to blend into some chocolate and coffee. Light sweetness runs about to entice a light vanilla to even show its face. The taste was slightly sweet with the roast to also allow a nice little bit of rye spice. Thereís a sticky sweet and semi-spicy rye aftertaste to lead into the finish. On the palate, this one sat about a medium to heavy on the body with a nice sipping quality about it. Carbonation seemed good for the style as it seems to have a nice smoothness to it. Overall, this was a well crafted Imperial Stout and to add the rye whiskey was a nice touch. If I had another, Iíd love to age one.


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