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Rugbrød - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
87
very good

855 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 855
Reviews: 339
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.69%
Wants: 34
Gots: 107 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

moonknight31, May 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

xnicknj, Dec 06, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Jspriest, Jan 14, 2013
Photo of Overlord
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Even when you don't particularly care for the flavor profile of a Bruery beer, you recognize that it is exploding with quality ingredients. Such is the case with Rugbro[INSERT SLASH]d.

Pours a deep brown with a tiny off-white head.

Smells like ... rye pumpernickel bread. Seriously, it's like liquid bread.

Taste is .. you guessed it, like dark, rye, pumpernickel bread. Whoa. An insanely strong flavor to it, it tastes like a meal. A hint of malt sweetness, maybe a tad of brown sugar to it. A bit one-note, but explosive flavor.

**Had a chance to try a bit more of it. When not being consumed side by side with some of the other Bruery offerings, it's given a bit more of an opportunity to shine.

Overlord, Oct 10, 2009
Photo of Knapp85
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This brew poured out as a reddish brown color with a nice looking foamy tan head on top. The smell of the beer has some spicy notes and some toasted grains. The The flavor was intersting to me, I kept getting some faint raspberry and cocoa notes in there... Not sure why. Perhaps the rye mixing with whatever else they are using give these flavors off to me. Either way, I really like the flavors. The mouthfeel is smooth, with a dry aftertaste. Overall I enjoy this brew quite a bit.

Knapp85, Sep 24, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

jschott75, Aug 11, 2013
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atrocity, Apr 29, 2014
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strongaf, May 18, 2013
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duff247, Feb 25, 2013
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extra, Jan 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

rawfish, Jun 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

rjholcomb, Dec 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

dangermusic, Mar 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

EyePeeAyBryan, Aug 18, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

westcoastbeerlvr, Nov 14, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

IndyDad, Dec 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

wyatt13, Nov 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

BeerTruck, Apr 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

KRG, Jul 06, 2014
Photo of trxxpaxxs
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours a nice brown with deep redish hues around the edges. There is about a finger of light khaki colored head that settles quickly. There is no lacing as it drinks.

S: The nose consists of some fairly large sour notes, some dirty earthiness, and some spice. I'm getting sour cherry, raspberry, dirt, grass, and spice. I don't know if this beer is supposed to be sour, but it's totally evident that those scents dominate.

T: This beer starts off with some sour cherry tartness. That flavors transitions into some vegetable funk, and finishes with some stone fruits and spice. This is a wacky beer. I don't know if this is how it's supposed to taste, but it's not bad. It's a little weird and I could see a lot of people not liking this beer, but I think it's pretty good.

M: Medium bodied beer. There is a good amount of heft to this brew and the flavors are unmistakable. The weirdness coats the palate and the lasting impression is a mix of all the flavors in the beer.

O: This beer is just alright. It's a little bit off, but I kinda like it. I don't think I'd buy this bottle again, but I enjoyed drinking it. At the very least, for the weird taste bud experience. This beer definitely gets better as it warms.

trxxpaxxs, Feb 16, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

This may have been my first rye beer, not sure. It was a nice change of pace. I had it with the dessert course at what is probably the best restaurant in DC - Komi. It was a nice finish to a most-excellent meal. Aroma was nice, very sugary with hints of cinnamon, clove, and honey. Taste was well-balanced.. not too sugary sweet, but definitely on the sweeter side (for a hop-head like me). I tasted brown-sugar, raisin, and caramel. It was a good beer, I'd have it again.

alysmith4, Apr 18, 2010
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

t0rin0, Mar 02, 2013
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coldmeat23, May 12, 2013
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kjrod20, Jun 08, 2013
Rugbrød from The Bruery
87 out of 100 based on 855 ratings.