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RATINGS: 422   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 237   ABV: 7.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Imperial Rye Porter aged in Rye Whiskey Barrels. Statement of Composition: 40% Malt Beverage aged in Rye Whiskey Barrels. 60% Malt Beverage. Dirty Old Man: "Gimme a sponge bath."

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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (46683) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 15, 2008
Bottle 12fl.oz.
Clear medium to dark red brown color with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, dark berry notes, wood and whisky. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (220808)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (42183) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2008
12 fl oz bottle. Pours dark brown with a small orange glare and a fully gone head. Whisky like and roasted malty aroma. Flavour is sweet malty with a smooth chocolate base. Slight alcohol burn out of the roasted malt and chocolate flavours. Smooth yet warming but not without some edge to it.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (35904) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 4, 2009
Bottled. A deep red beer with a thin tan head. The aroma has notes of malt, caramel, and over ripe fruits. The flavor is sweet malty combined with notes of over ripe fruits and a bit of oxidation, leading to a dry fruity finish. Thanks Papsoe for sharing.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 25, 2008
(Bottle 35,5 cl) Courtesy of Skyview. Clear warm reddish brown with a small light brown head. Aroma of wood and whiskey. Quite full-bodied with sweetish roasted malts and a touch of chocolate. Smooth roasted finish without much bitterness. 220808

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
madmitch76 (23683) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2009
8th September 2008. Soft, slightly silky beer. Starts with a mild coffee tone. Continues with a mildly sour note and ends with a biscuity sour finish. A little sour but not bitter at all.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (22964) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - APR 11, 2010
Bottle marked "Brewers Gone Wild" courtesy of sebletitje, with deep appreciation. Chestnut brown, 3-bubble head. Aroma of pumpernickel bread. Taste has whisky, oak, coffee, vanilla, coca. Very complex, very malty, very interesting.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (22701) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 21, 2010
Bottle at home ... thanks to Brad for this one ... no black ... no head ... soft roast ...little coconut ... quite a bit of bourbon on the nose ... bourbon dominated ... cocount and roast malts ... little chocolate ... but bourbon is too much.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theydon_Bois (18250) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2012
Bottle at home - 08/06/12 thanks to Sam for an IP trade in Denver. Pours a very dark brown approaching black but with reddish hues when held to light and with a dirty tan head. Dark malts, chocolate, molasses on the nose and a whiff of whiskey. Tastes of burnt caremalised sugars, malt, chocolate and licquorice. A well balanced beer with a fullish body but very drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (16767) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 5, 2008
Bottle, shared by papsoe. A clear, dark brown pour leaves a small beige head. Mocha, chocolate, dried fruits, some vanilla and spirits and a little note of oxidation in the aroma. The flavor is on the mocha and chocolate side, with some oxidation and alcohol. Is there a touch of dms too? Medium body and a coffee-bitter finish. A quite nice one, and sure not a dirty old beer. (080822)

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Oakes (16497) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 7, 2008
Cloudy dark brown colour. Big toffee aroma with some light rye notes. Soft, sweet body with interesting figgy, rummy notes. Way sweet, but beautiful luscious malts going on and on isnt really a bad thing in my book.


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