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Rugbrød - The Bruery

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very good

862 Ratings
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Ratings: 862
Reviews: 339
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.69%
Wants: 33
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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4/5  rDev +3.9%

koopa, May 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

MCDub, May 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

bmur112, May 07, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

mitlinks, May 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

xdefeatsy, Apr 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Kelp, Apr 29, 2013
Photo of Mosstrooper
3.35/5  rDev -13%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 750 ml bottle into Samuel Adams Perfect Pint glass.

Appearance: Dark brown/amber in color with a large brownish-white head that dissipates slowly and leaves behind a thick wall of lace.

Smell: Sweet caramel malt with a slight sour lemon hint. A bit of alcohol sweetness as well. Where's the rye?

Taste: Begins with lots of caramel sweetness that remains throughout. There is a touch of the rye spiciness toward the middle and lingering after the finish, but not enough in my opinion.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with balanced carbonation and a watery, slippery finish.

Overall: This is a pretty good beer, but the rye doesn't seem to come through as much as it should. This actually tastes like a doppelbock with slight rye flavoring. Again, not too bad, but not enough of what I imagine a "rye beer" being.

Mosstrooper, Apr 26, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.1%

ShanePB, Apr 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

cosmicevan, Apr 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

JellyJacket, Apr 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

JasonSiedman, Apr 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

AmandaSchaefer, Apr 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

BeerTruck, Apr 11, 2013
Photo of DrinkSlurm
4.1/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from tap into snifter at lokal in Miami. Pours a deep murky brown with very little head. Looks almost flat but I can see a bit of carbonation rising. Great belgian yeast aromas...dried fruit and raison. Taste is great. Belgian yeast and raison figgy chocolate. ..almost quad like but finishes with a hint of spicy rye. Really cool brew. Its smooth and just easy to drink. Awesome brew again by the bruery.

DrinkSlurm, Apr 10, 2013
Photo of flayedandskinned
3.73/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

No bottle date
Poured into a Duvel tulip glass.

Appearance: Pours a deep, murky brown with a two finger tall, light tan head that dissipates rather quickly leaving spotty lacing.

Aroma: Big spicy, slightly tart smelling rye right away, Belgian candy sugar and plum-like yeast phenols with citrus-y hops around the edges. There is some sweet biscuit-y malt neatly tucked underneath it all. Definitely smells akin to a very rye forward Dubbel.

Taste: Sweet, juicy plum up front, with some biscuit-y Belgian malts right along with it. A very nice, overtly American citric hoppiness builds up to the slightly tart, peppery rye off dry finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium to thin body with a soft, gentile carbonation.

Overall: An interesting take on the Belgian Dubbel style. However, I certainly wish the taste was as Rye forward as the nose belied. I do have to say while the mouthfeel is certainly a bit thin for the style, the beer remains very quaffable and offers just enough depth to intrigue the palate.

flayedandskinned, Apr 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Prost76, Apr 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Sludgeman, Apr 02, 2013
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4.09/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From bottle...gushed a bit upon opening.
Pours a dark brown with significant amber head.
Big carbonation and mouthfeel.
Flavors of roasted malts, bitter fruit juice, carob...got some funkiness. Overall rich and bold, strange & funky, bitter. Not the easiest to drink but also intriguing and fun.

DenverLogan, Apr 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Pookie, Mar 31, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

BAsbill, Mar 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

aranton, Mar 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

brheuer, Mar 24, 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%

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

imperiallibations, Mar 24, 2013
Rugbrød from The Bruery
87 out of 100 based on 862 ratings.