kevinator63 (36) - California, USA - MAR 21, 2017 shanepardue (110) - Raytown, Missouri, USA - FEB 25, 2010
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
I’m a big fan of Rye ales and this is one on steroids. The barrel-aged flavor is really prominant. The aftertaste lingers with a sort of tang for quite awhile. Some similar notes to the Bourben-barrel quad Boulevard also makes.
Whiskey aroma and underlying flavor, with woodsy, hint of citrus and even a touch of heat or mild pepper. Nice change of pace for this porter/stout fan. From a bottle in my cellar, a very nice surprise, well made. Blairgus (4613) - California, USA - FEB 9, 2017
9 Feb 2017, bottle. pink/ruby. nose is very sweet, bubble gum, lightly boozy, some blue cheese. med body and moderately fizzy. sweet, something interesting like cactus, AdmiralVernon (1195) - SWEDEN - FEB 8, 2017
A: Redish colour with a thick offwhite head that dissapates fast N: Raisins, whiskey, bourbon, vanilla, oak, plum, figs T: Raisins, figs, dates, sherry, caramel, whiskey, bourbon O: Complex nose and flavours. A bit boozy and a bit light mouthfeel though. Anyway it’s still nice. growler6 (170) - BELARUS - FEB 4, 2017
The scent of rubbing alcohol is overpowering. I did not enjoy this one at all and not worth $15.00 for a bomber. Disappointing. Gluepot (640) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 11, 2017
Quite a unique strong ale. A lively off white head on a semi-opaque deep mahogany body. The nose has medium plus prominence, featuring rye grain, rye whiskey and caramel malt. The taste emphasizes spicy rye grain along with the whiskey, oak, vanilla, a solid touch of citrus hops and a hint of mint. The caramel malt is there but less strong than most strong ales. Not too slick or sticky, especially considering the high ABV.
DocJitsu (1979) - Pensacola, Florida, USA - DEC 12, 2016
Pours a cloudy, dark bourbon brown with a smooth, tan head. Whisky barrel come though in the nose first. Caramel, vanilla, whiskey. Mouthfeel isn’t as robust as expected. Immediately sharp and gets harsh and nearing offensive at the finish. Neither is the flavor. The rye malt Is overpowering. Some faint whiskey, caramel, and vanilla suddenly appears at and after the finish. kraddel (8145) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - NOV 7, 2016
Pours rather clear, very dark amber. Small white head. Smell is bit sweet. Taste is really boozy, Sharp, malts. Just too damn alcoholic. Bit sweet. Meh jw0406 (1275) - atlanta, Georgia, USA - OCT 23, 2016
750 ml bottle pours a dark Amber color with a nice white head. Aromas of booze, caramel, roasted malt. Full bodied, a wonderful beer
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone dwyerpg (6187) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - SEP 11, 2016
I didn’t care for this that much. The whiskey doesn’t really shine through much. It just kind of makes it more alcoholic. The flavor is not that good. brigg (681) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 2, 2016
(Bottle) Opaque, reddish brown body with small, creamy tan head. Aroma of whiskey, wood, dark cherry, semisweet chocolate. Medium bodied, soft carbonation. Flavor is sweet, caramelized sugar, whiskey, vanilla, wood,yeasty, and light spices. Warming finish.