Beer Brief #29 – Rye on Rye

Brewery – Boulevard Brewing Company, Kansas City, Missouri

Beer – Rye on Rye (2012 vintage, Bottle No. 9831)

Style – 33% ryewine blended with 67% ryewine aged in rye whiskey barrels

ABV – 11%

IBUs – 47

Color – Reddish brown with a tan head

Aroma – Caramel rolls, earthy spice, whiskey, hint of pear?

Flavor – Toffee, brown sugar, touch of coffee roast, rye bread, balancing bitterness

Verdict – Ryewine and tasty whiskey barrels make for a very tasty combination that will kick your butt if you’re not careful!

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