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Dark Rye - Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom

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Ratings: 1
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 0%
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Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
"This one is broadly in the dark Altbier style - a rich brown beer with a complex malty taste, accent with some peppery flavor from a judicious amount of crystal rye malt. Very roasty and nicely bitter."

Brewed with organic Pilsner malt, imported crystal and rye malts, Brewers Gold and Sterling hops. 5.2%ABV, 35 BU

(Beer added by: ccrida on 03-17-2008)
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3.98/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

"This one is broadly in the dark Altbier style - a rich brown beer with a complex malty taste, accent with some peppery flavor from a jdicious amount of crystal rye malt. Very roasty and nicely bitter, too. Brewed with Gambrinus Organic Pilsner malt, imported crystal and rye malts, Brewers Gold and Sterling hops. 5.2%, 35 BU"

Imperial pint at the taproom, the dark rye is dark chestnut brown with small white head.

Smell is soft and malty, caramel and a little spice.

Taste is nice and full flavored, lots of spice character from the rye nicely balanced with the bittersweet malt and herbal hops.

Mouthfeel is dry and crisp, with a clean finish and medium-light body.

Drinkabilty is really good for me. I'm not really familiar with the dark altbier style, but as a self-proclaimed broad interpretation, I'm comfortable thinking of it as an American brown or regular rye ale, in which case it's a damn good one!

ccrida, Mar 17, 2008
Dark Rye from Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom
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