RateBeer
Home >

Hess Umbrix Rye Imperial Stout

Hess Umbrix Rye Imperial Stout
     click to upload
overall
97
70
style
Serve in Snifter

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

Local Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 306   ABV: 10.2%
Share this beer with friends!
No commercial description


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (10118) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - DEC 18, 2014
Tap at the brewery. Pours opaque black with a medium, creamy tan head, medium retention with light lacing. Aroma is spicy rye malt, coffee and roast malt with earthy and spicy hops, prunes and spicy alcohol. Flavor is dark malt dominant, lightly tart dark fruits, light hops and medium bitterness with a sweet finish. Full body and medium carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (9977) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2014
Keg at the North Park tasting room, 15/11/14. Black with a decent tan covering. Nose is chocolate, roasty tones, dark toffee, charr. Taste comprises spice, chocolate, good roasty notes, dark fruits. Full bodied, fine carbonation, sweet licks in the close. Ok impy but a touch sweet, could do with more bitter/roast to give a better balance.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BelgianBeerGal (3247) - Panama City, Florida, USA - SEP 10, 2014
Brewery draft. Dark brown pour with a foamy brown head. Nice aroma of caramel malt, coffee and chocolate. Silly mouthfeel. Starts sweet then a little rye spice. Finishes with some dry, bitter espresso. ABV is completely hidden. Very nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ReverendMoon (155) - Illinois, USA - JUL 10, 2014
A little too sweet for my liking. Slightly watery as well. Overall not a bad imp. Stout, but doesn't compete with the giants. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (11538) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 18, 2014
Draught at the Tasting Room. Pitch black beer with a rich lasting brownish head. Roasted chocolate and caramel aroma, tar, soot, licorice, cocoa powder, figs, raisins, some ash snd dark chocolate. Roasted chocolate flavor, cocoa powder, peat notes, caramel, licorice, hay, some tar. Very good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ICEatALAMO (1002) - Troy, Michigan, USA - JAN 2, 2014
Draft at brewery. The pour is black with a nice head that sticks around. The aroma is mostly malt. The taste is thick and malty. Hits the style well. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MadRobin (2074) - Silver Spring, USA - DEC 17, 2013
On tap 5 oz. pour at the 2013 Strong Ale Festival at Pizza Port in Carlsbad (village), CA. Opaque, near black with a large tan head and excellent lacing. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, oak and Pinot Noir. Taste of roasted malt, chocolate, coffee and oak. Medium/full body and medium carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (11900) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2013
Two at the brewery - San Diego. Pours black-brown with a dense, creamy mocha brown head. The aroma holds charred and lightly tangy wood, a bit of dark chocolate, some rich coffee. Medium sweet flavor with lightly ashy roast, scorched earth bitterness, wood, coffee, bittersweet baking cocoa. Full bodied with fine carbonation and a chewy texture. Warming finish with lots of burnt malts and wood, tar, coffee grounds, bittersweet baking cocoa. Pretty big and bold though does have some grace.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrewBoxer (2156) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 6, 2013
Draft at the stone brewery. Deep black cot with that light brown sand color I like. Tastes boozy with a malty taste . Decent and very flavorful ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
peteinSD (1407) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 26, 2013
On tap. Black pour with a frothy blanket of tan foam. Aroma is rye, chocolate, grain, roast, and hop bitterness with pine. Taste is chocolate, fudge, and roast with noticeable darker fruit and sweeter malt with hop bitterness. Clean, lightly coating mouthfeel. All the basic components of the modern imperial stout in a clean, quaffable format. Really good.


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 4


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