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RATINGS: 101   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 294   ABV: 9.8%
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The rhinoceros may not be the king of the jungle, but he commands respect nonetheless. Powerful and distinctive, Telegraph Rhinoceros pays homage to one of the world’s most majestic and endangered creatures. Brewed with a hefty dose of rye malt and balanced by a ridiculous amount of hops, our "rye wine" is truly a unique beast. Be careful... this rhino may seem mellow at first, but is known to charge unexpectedly!


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4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
lobotomizdgoat (18) - California, USA - FEB 10, 2013
Toasty, hints of caramel, bready aroma, moderate, woody hops yielding a balanced finish.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
monk191 (1334) - California, USA - JUN 16, 2015
A decent barleywine, nothing too memorable. Pours a nice Amber color with a white head. Smells of banana, green apple. Taste is simple but smooth, with some cream, vanilla, plums and green apple. Had in the bottle.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GT2 (9364) - San Diego County, California, USA - MAY 6, 2015
[ Keg ][ 3oz ][ Telegraph ][ $1.50 ][ Mini Weizen ][ 5.2.15 ]
>> Clear light amber pour, good foam. Licorice, dates, fruitcake nose. Taste is slightly chemical, licorice, fairly bitter, brown sugar, mild orange peel balance, celery seed finish. No alcohol really, not too sticky, but the body doesn’t seem to distinguish this as barleywine from just Christmas amber ale.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones (6966) - Buffalo, New York, USA - APR 26, 2015
draft at Blue Monk, Buffalo NY. caramel colored pour, Caramel, toffee forward, sweet malts, touch of booziness. Rye spiciness, hops have diminished a touch. Solid BW

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
dmac (4735) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - APR 24, 2015
750ml bottle from Craftbeerkings. Poured a deep amber with a smaller tight fizzy head of beige. Aroma/flavor of alcohol, molasses, dry caramel, waxy vanilla, honey sweetness. Bigger bodied with stronger carbonation and decent heat that lingers. A bit too much alcohol overall.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
drpimento (2494) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - APR 22, 2015
Appearance is very nice with huge, cream-colored, slow to settle head, lots of sticky lace, and a clear honey amber color. Aroma is immediately caramel malt, then wet grain, no hop. Flavor’s similar to nose, carbonic tang and malt is in front then some sweet which eventually brings in some bitter for a long bittersweet finish. Some booze at the end there too. Body is very good. Decent beer, but not remarkable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arminjewell (8672) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - JAN 18, 2015
Pour on tap at Woodman, hazy reddish pour with whitehead, aroma brought notes of caramel, toffee, slight herbal, floral notes into some rye, spice, touch of molasses, hints of orange as well. Taste was a mix of orange, rye, slight lemon, into nice molasses, caramel, toffee, finishing with some floral, herbal hops. Nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
SlimHabib (314) - Redondo Beach, California, USA - OCT 16, 2014
Bottle pour. Cloudy brown with a large light tan head. Caramel and rye aroma. Thick full body. Caramel, light fruit, and an alcohol aftertaste. Alcohol taste is low compared to percentage.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Tap, amber pour, tan head, nose is caramel, taste is caramel, very boozy beer.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
slowrunner77 (7196) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 26, 2014
"unique? yes. but give me a barleywine or wheatwine over this. maybe just slightly flawed in the execution, but it ended up a little light on the body and far too fruity to take too seriously. easy drinking and even refreshing...but those aren’t really things i look for in a barleywine :)"

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BucannonXC5 (1105) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 8, 2014
Type: 750ml (25.3 oz.) bottle Glass: Fuller’s London pint glass From: Armada Wine & Beer Merchant in Santa Barbara, Calif. Price: $12.99 Purchased: July 4, 2014 Consumed: July 6, 2014 Misc.: Batch No. 145 Poured a caramel, honey, amber color with two fingers of khaki white frothy head. Similar to look to the Goose Island Pere Jacques that I just had. Average spots of spider web lacing along the sides of the glass. Average retention on the top all the way down. Smelled caramel, toffee, plum, slight maple syrup, butterscotch, floral notes, rye and sweetened iced tea. Tasted caramel and toffee up front. The booziness is there, no hiding the 10.0% ABV. Some maple syrup, rye, sugary flat iced tea, floral sugary notes and light butterscotch. Medium body. Oily texture. Average carbonation. Long, boozy finish. A pretty good barleywine. Not in my Mt. Rushmore of barleywines, but it was pretty tasty.


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