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Brewer's Alley 1634 Ale - Brewer's Alley Restaurant & Brewery

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Brewer's Alley 1634 AleBrewer's Alley 1634 Ale

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57 Ratings
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Ratings: 57
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 14.16%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brewer's Alley Restaurant & Brewery visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
"1634 Ale" was created by Tom Flores, master brewer at Brewer's Alley, following research of historic recipes and raw materials available in centuries past. "We used ingredients that would have been found in the austere conditions of early colonial Maryland," said Flores of his rye-based ale recipe that also includes malted wheat, molasses and caraway. Flores says caramel and dark malts round out the flavor of the "lighter bodied ale."

(Beer added by: lackenhauser on 05-30-2009)
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B967ierhunter177

Pennsylvania

2.55/5  rDev -27.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured from bottle into pint glass at about 50 degrees.

A: poured clear orange/brown color with no head or lacing

S: aroma was heavily molasses with some notes of plum and smoke

T: flavor consisted of molasses with hints of raisin, toast, and pine

M: medium well balanced mouthfeel, best part of the beer

D: filling, warming feeling from pour to finish, not a session beer

Overall an average beer, matched well with a few chunks of Jarlsberg Swiss, tolerable on its own.

Serving type: bottle

06-05-2010 02:58:56 | More by B967ierhunter177
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Brewer's Alley 1634 Ale from Brewer's Alley Restaurant & Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 57 ratings.