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Rugbrød - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
87
very good

828 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 828
Reviews: 337
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.69%
Wants: 34
Gots: 105 | 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%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Opague dark muddy brownish red body with a fluffy tan head with great retention and lace.
Chocolate and sour milk scent and an earthy hoppy lining.
Dark sweet molasses bready flavor with a nice hoppy undertone. Some sour milk notes.
Full body with plenty of carbonation.
Good drinkability.

-Oelergud

Serving type: bottle

03-20-2010 01:45:15 | More by oelergud
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Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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Maryland

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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California

4/5  rDev +3.9%

11-13-2012 05:26:14 | More by ambruns1979
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BlackBearForge

Florida

4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Rugbrød pours a murky brownish-maroon with a dense foamy tan head that lingers as it falls leaving oily lacing that doesn't stick around.

The aroma has rich dark malt scents, somewhat spicy and somewhat bready and earthy.

The flavor is dark and rich like the aroma. Dark pumpernickel and rye bread with a malty somewhat chocolate or cocoa flavor as well. Very nice if you let it warm up and give it a chance to grow on you as the flavor is somewhat unusual. Some molasses and raisin notes come through as well.

The mouthfeel is full, on the heavy side of medium and a touch chalky as it coats the mouth rather thoroughly.

The more this beer sits and warms up the more the rich flavors mellow, meld and really come through. Give it the time it needs and you will be rewarded. I would consider this as a great holiday beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-05-2011 23:02:56 | More by BlackBearForge
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New York

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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Florida

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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Texas

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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New York

4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Got it on tap at the Ginger Man in NYC, where they serve it in a snifter.

A: Body is hazy dark amber/rust with a moderate off-white head. Leaves some lace behind.

S: Spicy rye malt is evident, along with some toast and even brown sugar as it warms.

T: Spicy rye malt again. Some basic earthiness and sweeter malt present as well (caramel, cocoa powder, wheat bread and a touch of fruitiness). Finishes with a nice, drying alcohol heat and a touch of bitterness, but spice remains in the aftertaste.

M: Call it medium-bodied. Good carbonation.

D: A bit of a sipper, but flavorful and interesting.

Serving type: on-tap

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Florida

4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bruery Review, we performed a comprehensive sampling of Bruery beers courtesy of CampusCrew and Troywittaker on 8/13/2010. Cheers this was a great sampling and evening guys!
I reviewed all brews we tasted in order of sampling, info, and some minor notes for my future homebrew reference. These reviews are to serve as a comprehensive review of the beers as purchased during 2010, sampled 8/13/2010 with about a group of 8 tasters.

This was the order of sampling...

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RUGBROD, 8% abv
Labeled as a "Juleborg" Danish Style Dark Rye Ale.
Enjoyable as a Belgian Dark like brew with dark caramel and bready malt character.

Serving type: bottle

08-27-2010 18:21:10 | More by unclejimbay
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4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A - pours a chestnut brown with a tan head

S - smells of bready malts, spicy rye, and some caramel malt (exactly what the bottle said it would taste like)

T - caramelly malts give way to a spicy toasted malt flavor. Not uber complex, but the flavors blend together very nicely to make this is a very enjoyable brew. It is very similar to brown ale.

M - a little water, but it goes down smoothly

D - This is a really good beer. I like my rye ales to have more pronounced rye spiciness, but the caramel malts really made this one shine. Very solid brew, but with other Bruery brews, the $10 price point will price me out of getting this anytime soon...

Serving type: bottle

10-24-2010 19:26:12 | More by birchstick
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4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Split a 750ml poured into a duvel glass

A: pours a murky dark brown with a touch if red around the top when held to the light, quarter finger of slightly toasty looking head.... Resides To a film. Some light spots of lacing .

S: spicy rye, a bit of toasted grain, caramel, and a light fruity Belgian yeastyness giving a light apple/pear note, hint of chocolate as well.

T: much like the aroma, I get alot of character from the rye along with a good dose of caramel and breadyness. Hint of chocolate along with some dark fruit, particuarly rasin. Again I get that touch of Belgian yeast.... Nice balance of flavors here.

M: on the heavy side of medium, big lush mouthfeel, medium slightly creamy carbonation.... This brew is a touch on the sweet side.

O: great blend of flavors here, the rye works very well with the darkfruit and arcanely malt back bone, a nice brew, deffiantly worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

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Rugbrød from The Bruery
87 out of 100 based on 828 ratings.