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Rugbrød - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
87
very good

846 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 846
Reviews: 339
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.69%
Wants: 34
Gots: 108 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Halcyondays on 10-05-2009)
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leinie13

Ohio

1/5  rDev -74%

12-04-2011 23:14:08 | More by leinie13
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twowheelssoar

North Carolina

1.5/5  rDev -61%

05-28-2012 17:41:18 | More by twowheelssoar
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chefthomasr


1.5/5  rDev -61%

04-12-2012 16:30:08 | More by chefthomasr
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jculler82

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -48.1%

01-10-2012 15:11:53 | More by jculler82
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zacharrry

California

2/5  rDev -48.1%

01-06-2013 23:43:51 | More by zacharrry
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DimensionX

Oregon

2.25/5  rDev -41.6%

10-02-2013 03:09:07 | More by DimensionX
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SoCaliC8

California

2.25/5  rDev -41.6%

01-16-2014 05:31:01 | More by SoCaliC8
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55bob

California

2.33/5  rDev -39.5%

Pours a rich brown.

Small slightly lacy head.It did not last very long.

Smells like a brown ale home brew. Lots of yeast. both in smell and tast.

Tastes like a brown ale but a bit sour / tart. Mouthfeel was medium to thin.

Overall I was disappointed with this $10 beer.

I've made better homebrew on my first attempt.

01-05-2013 06:59:47 | More by 55bob
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Rollzroyce21

California

2.5/5  rDev -35.1%

01-13-2012 14:28:13 | More by Rollzroyce21
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beernads

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -35.1%

05-17-2013 08:01:05 | More by beernads
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jophish17

Georgia

2.5/5  rDev -35.1%

12-11-2011 06:20:14 | More by jophish17
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alexipa

Colorado

2.68/5  rDev -30.4%

Dark brown with a red hue and a nice thick white head. The appearance had me excited to try this. The scent is sour, smells infected. Uh oh. First taste... Yep, this is infected. Nice and malty, almost no rye taste at all, and very tart. Dark fruit flavor. The carbonation is spot on with a great medium creamy body. Overall, a pretty bad beer that was probably infected but they decided to bottle and sell anyway.

01-12-2013 22:03:01 | More by alexipa
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Zanico

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -28.6%

07-06-2013 23:16:38 | More by Zanico
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Beerdudenumberone

Indiana

2.75/5  rDev -28.6%

11-20-2013 21:39:44 | More by Beerdudenumberone
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corby112

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -28.6%

Served on tap at Kraftwork.

Pours a murky dark chocolate/chestnut brown color with yellowish beige hues when held to a light source. Completely opaque with a half finger off white head that quickly dissipates leaving no lacing.

Earthy yet sweet malt aroma with hints of toffee, caramel, milk chocolate, hazelnut and rye. Slightly leathery nose with some bready yeast. Also slightly solvent with subtle hints if dark fruit.

On the lighter end of medium bodied with soft carbonation and earthy hops up front that are countered by a sweet yet leathery malt backbone. Hints if caramel, chocolate and toffee along with some dark fruit, mostly date fig prune and raisin. There is also a slight peppery spice character and a noticeable alcohol sweetness. The ABV is masked where heat is concerned but I'm still picking up some alcohol sweetness. Not much rye and it tastes more like a tame barleywine.

05-23-2010 21:25:27 | More by corby112
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Jimmie

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -28.6%

02-22-2013 03:53:44 | More by Jimmie
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dknight75

California

2.75/5  rDev -28.6%

12-08-2013 22:07:47 | More by dknight75
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ptykozoon

California

2.83/5  rDev -26.5%

Brown ruby copper. Islands and a ring. Toffee head.

Prune, dark chocolate, watered down ash, burnt flavors.

Burnt raisin, faint coffee, light chocolate.

Bitter, almost dry.

One of my least favorite Bruery beers. For the ABV Im surprised this is so watery and ashy. Not a fan of the flavors much either, this needs another element to be added.

07-19-2011 23:23:36 | More by ptykozoon
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malloyca

District of Columbia

2.91/5  rDev -24.4%

Cloudy, cola-brown color with minimal head and lacing. Aromas of stewed dark fruits and cherry, together with cinnamon, root beer, baking spices, caramel and bitter chocolate. On the palate, the initial flavor is burnt and toasted malt, followed by hints of chocolate and caramel. Medium to light in body, with good carbonation.

01-11-2013 16:42:07 | More by malloyca
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

2.95/5  rDev -23.4%

750 mL bottle poured into a tulip.

So far I've been unimpressed by the Bruery beers I've tried, but I generally like Rye beers, which baseless illformed opinion will win out??? The beer pours a nice looking rubyish mahogany, relatively clear and a thick, dense light tan head with plenty of lacing and ok retention. So far so good. Aroma is certainly rye forward, with associated spiciness and mild caramel and malt sweetness. However, the sweet and spicy don't blend well and the dry bready rye aroma dominates. As this beer hits the front and back of the palate, its like drinking two different beers. In the front it's sweeter and malty, some Belgian yeast, in general rather pleasant. As it moves further back the tongue and finishes it has a potent, strong dry bready rye and spice character that isn't very well balanced with the sweet. Well, looks like my general apathy of the Bruery's beers has summoned the strength to defeat my affinity for rye beers, as this comes off as a challenging to drink, unbalanced notion of a good idea.

12-30-2009 02:49:45 | More by yourefragile
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slonsk

New York

2.98/5  rDev -22.6%

Very nice color and head. Nice smell of spice. Taste however put me off a bit as it was a tad sour and acidic. It also felt like the beer was a bit over carbonated and did not have the ryeness come through that i was hoping for. I will admit this is a bit unfair of a review on my part because I am not much of a sour fan, but I typically have never had a rye with this much bite

01-12-2011 01:08:09 | More by slonsk
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pschul4

Illinois

2.99/5  rDev -22.3%

Bottle fo frizzeee, that says something right there

A- Explosion. Poured a little bit into a tall glass and it was 98% head after an average pour

S- Lots of dak fruits and boatloads of rye. Those two arent working well together

T- Same as the smell. Tastes like BSDA with rye in it. Getting better as it warms but nothing great

M- Really smooth/light. Drinkable at least

O- Extra Meh. Woul drink again for free but wouldnt purchase

01-27-2013 21:06:40 | More by pschul4
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tyleeis

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -22.1%

10-12-2013 02:54:00 | More by tyleeis
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tugg407

Florida

3/5  rDev -22.1%

01-10-2012 08:51:24 | More by tugg407
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oso

Illinois

3/5  rDev -22.1%

03-18-2014 04:14:59 | More by oso
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Rugbrød from The Bruery
87 out of 100 based on 846 ratings.