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Arbor Brewing Duggie Style Rye - Arbor Brewing Company

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Arbor Brewing Duggie Style Rye
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Ratings: 9
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 12.81%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Arbor Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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(Beer added by: nomad on 10-18-2004)
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

I like the taste of rye, so I am partial. It is dark brown with a little head and lace. Fruity malty taste, though acidic bitter finish. At the brewery. Above average ABV should watch out because pints could be quaffed, I think because of the malt bias. Would go well with food.

01-28-2007 03:04:31 | More by Sammy
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CharlesDarwin

Rhode Island

3.28/5  rDev -10.6%

Originally reviewed on January 18, 2006. On tap at the brewpub. Very clear orange amber. No head. Little to no aroma. Flavor is a very sweet sugar, orange and nutmeg. Peculiar grainy fruit. Almost belgian. A light hint of alcohol. Finishes sticky. Not really working for me.

12-06-2006 03:36:38 | More by CharlesDarwin
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hopdog

Pennsylvania

3.23/5  rDev -12%

On tap at the Arbor Brew Pub.

Poured a medium orange color with a small sized off white head. Aromas of very light rye, caramel, and toffee. Tastes of pretty much the same with a light fruitiness to it. I would have liked more of a rye presence in a rye beer.

Notes from 5/6/06

11-20-2008 19:19:48 | More by hopdog
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Frozensoul327

Michigan

3.95/5  rDev +7.6%

A: Golden hazy color with a splash of brown/orange. Smaller head of white foam. Medium level of carbonation.

S: Rich notes of malt and rye. A slight note of earth and wood. Grainy. Nice.

T: Lots of rye flavors on the palate; this is undoubtedly a rye beer. Medium bodied malts and grain add depth and give the brew a deeper, yet not heavier taste. Slight note of sweetness, likely from caramel malts.

M: Not bad. Medium bodied and slightly bubbly. A slight buttery slickness was present.

D: Good. I'd like to see this one bottled and at the store. Recommended.

02-11-2007 23:41:05 | More by Frozensoul327
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shivtim

Georgia

3.58/5  rDev -2.5%

Interesting name, had to try this one.
It's hazy brown/orange with a small head. Looks good. Nose is malts, rye, sugary sweetness, and an earthy must. A bit too musty.
Taste is caramel sweetness balanced with malts and rye, with some sourness. Good for the style. Alcohol is very well hidden. Mouthfeel and drinkability are both slighlty above average.

01-14-2007 01:33:26 | More by shivtim
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marburg

Michigan

4.18/5  rDev +13.9%

Damon's review inspired me to go to Arbor for lunch the other day and suck one of these down with my chow. A favorite of the "college years" for its high abv, I'd forgotten just how superb this actually is.

Held next to a dark lager, this is surprisingly deep and rich in its dark, bronzed, caramel color. Knudsen's caramels (sweet sugah, baby!) and caramel malts. Spicy, spicy alcohol and hints of cinnamon raisin bread overlay a rounded, smooth rye aroma. Remarkably sweet. The sugary, syurpy bigness of this beer gives its alcohol content away, though it's eminantly drinkable for such a malty brew. A sort of allspice tinge adds a unique flare to this. It celebrates malt and grain, leaving hops resigned to mop up duty, and I'm thankful for it.

10-26-2004 18:05:54 | More by marburg
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mentor

Colorado

2.8/5  rDev -23.7%

Two+ finger light tan head over a very cloudy blah orange liquid. Smells potently of rye with dirty citrus hops. A bit of piney hops. Some rough grassy hop cohumulone.

Tastes musty rye on a sweet malt with wicked sour and hop aromatic. I'm guessing this was not intended to be a sour-style ale. Oranges, somewhat piney, and copper. Citrusy and piney hops flavor that dominates the end and really dries this puppy out. Woof! Dry finish leaves me with teeth that cling to each other. Memory of the sour and hops remain in the the aftertaste, making it hard for me to want another swig.

Md-light body goes down leaving a creamy character in the mouth. Strong carbonation. Amazing frothy lacing on the inside of the glass.

11-28-2007 03:39:35 | More by mentor
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tmoneyba

Ohio

3.88/5  rDev +5.7%

Draft at Arbor Brewing.

Poured hazy amber color with a medium head that diminished quickly with fair lacing. Medium balanced aroma with sweet tone. Medium body with soft carbonation. Medium flavor with a medium sweet fruity finish of moderate duration.

Tasted more like a fruit beer.

11-29-2008 15:38:55 | More by tmoneyba
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nomad

Kansas

4.38/5  rDev +19.3%

Where does the malt begin and the malt end? Even from the appearance this grain monster shows a dark-hued copper with nary a wisper of a head. Color is solid, bright, and clean, standing somewhere between a pale ale and the middling-dark old and scotch ales.

Smell is quiet and subtle with caramelized pale malts dominating the profile. They seemed smooth and round, as if the beer was either cold-conditioned or decocted (pretty darn sure this is not a lager but I could be wrong). Specks of the bready and spicy notes of rye wafted about, too.

Taste is just a wonderful and big-bodied mouthfull of malt. Sweet and rich, the use of rye for a third of the grist provides a wonderful counterbalance to the caramel flavors, as also do a bare nip of Mt. Hood hops at the finish. There is no way I'd ever guess at the alcohol content, which is scary considering how drinkable this beer comes across. A sure "eureka" moment when I saw this on the board at Arbor.

Again, big, round, malty, sweet, a tad spicy, and way too drinkable.

10-18-2004 18:21:03 | More by nomad
Arbor Brewing Duggie Style Rye from Arbor Brewing Company
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