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RATINGS: 251   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   IBU: 27   EST. CALORIES: 258   ABV: 8.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our first barrel aged beer here at Against the Grain is the Kentucky Ryed Chiquen. Named so because: 1. It was made in Kentucky. 2. It has a lot of Rye in it and was aged in rye barrels. and 3. It is not Chicken, and as we all know (or should know) Chiquen refers to anything that is not chicken. Brewed with Maris Otter, rye malt and caramel rye, imparting a spicy, fruity and dry flavor. Then hopped with enough English Nugget and Kent Goldings just to balance and fermented with our house ale yeast. After fermentation we moved the entire batch into the AtG private dining room and into used Redemption Rye barrels from our good friends at Strongs Spirits. There it aged for 5 weeks until we felt it had picked up the right amount of residual bourbon character and oak flavors. We then transferred it to our serving tank, carbonated it and the end result is on tap now, a balanced drinkable and complex barrel aged beer.

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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sigmund (6884) - Tau, NORWAY - NOV 12, 2016
750 ml bottle, Cardinal Pub & Bar, Stavanger. ABV is 8.6%. Orange to amber colour, huge off-white head. Distinct aroma of rye whiskey oak barrel, hints of caramel and dark dried fruits. The flavour has a slight malty sweetness, again followed by notes of rye whiskey or bourbon oak barrel, caramel and brown sugar, dark dried fruits and mild spices. Moderate hops. Overcarbonated, fizzy mouthfeel.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Holmen1 (5075) - Stavanger, NORWAY - NOV 8, 2016
Fra flaske (kveldens siste) p Mi2 Cardinal nov-16: lett uklar lys gylden med ok skum. Interessant duft og smak av karamell, krydder, grillet kjtt, og appelsiner sammen med rugsyre og noe br. En fin avslutning p nok en hyggelig kveld!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Korcz (751) - Warsaw, POLAND - NOV 1, 2016
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ogniskowicz (723) - POLAND - OCT 12, 2016
Sporo aromatu beczki pod postacią mokrego drewna z dodatkiem czerwonych owocw, lekkiego karmelu i pikanterii żyta. W smaku pełne, lekko oleiste, wytrawnie karmelowe z lekką kwaskowatością i świetnym już stricte bourbonowym finiszem. Świetne !

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Skinnyviking (9110) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 30, 2016
Draught at Fermentoren. Medium high white fluffy lasting head. Hazy dark amber body. Fruity acidic aroma. Smooth and pleasant fruity acidic flavor with a little bit of vanilla. Low on bitterness, low carbonation, long finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SeniorZozo (1321) - Budapest, HUNGARY - AUG 31, 2016
Pours dark amber with a small offwhite head. Aroma of malt, rye, light sourness, bread, light fruit, oak, bourbon. Flavor is malt, rich caramel, cocoa, chocolate, vanilla, oak, bourbon. Medium body, soft carbonation, dry finish.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
krumbum (1024) - truckee, California, USA - AUG 19, 2016
Smells a little nutty, a little barrelesc, a bit of heat from the whiskey. Glowing brown with light cover of head. Smooth almost mellow milk chocolate then then a woody vanilla carries it home. Amazing great smooth body.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Japalo (1850) - DENMARK - JUN 24, 2016
[email protected] Amber haze. One finger foam. Bourbon malty notes. Alcoholic caramalte tone. Oak backbone. Nice complex in any Way. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
drjay44 (3476) - Salida, Colorado, USA - JUN 15, 2016
Draft. Pours a medium, well retained, ivory head, with heavy lacing, over a slightly hazy copper (SRM 15) body......nose is rye, light bourbon, hints of oak, light bread, biscuit, balanced.......taste is slightly sweet with caramel hints, light bourbon notes, heavy rye, hints of oak and vanilla, mild hop bitterness on the finish.....mouth feel, medium body, moderate alcohol heat, moderate carbonation. This is a well made showcase for the rye, with nicely handled barrel notes, mild hops. BJCP 8/3/13/4/7

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sokuzs1 (708) - - MAY 21, 2016
Aroma: vanilla, bourbon, caramel Taste: light bitter, lubie light sweet, vanilla, oak, marshmallows, fruity, caramel


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