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Rugbrød - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
87
very good

882 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 882
Reviews: 341
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.69%
Wants: 33
Gots: 109 | FT: 6
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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Photo of jmdrpi
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 mL champagne style capped bottle. no date. poured into tulip glass as directed on label.

appears an opaque dark brown with 2 inch thick cream colored head. fades to thin covering. not much lacing. smells like sweet sugary bread. a little spicy, a little booze.

taste is similar, but with subtle rye flavor, a bit herbal. body is smooth, subtle carbonation. drinks nice.

I'd say very similar to a brown ale or a dark Belgian ale. the rye is muted.

Photo of adrock7309
4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of zeff80
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Poured out a slightly cloudy, burgundy color with a two-finger, light brown colored head. It left thin rings of lace on the glass.

S - It smelled of rye and rich malts. There was a light chocolate aroma underneath the malt and rye.

T - It tasted of bready malt, rye and some sweet chocolate malt. It had just enough bitterness to provide some balance.

M - It was crisp, sharp and smooth. A medium bodied rye beer with a dry finish.

D - This is a really good rye beer. No surprise that The Bruery cranked out yet another.

Photo of mattmarka1
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of kaelingirl
4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of DelicateDelirium
4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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

750 ml bottle, MasterSki left this at my place, sorry dude we drank it! Part of epic Bruery tasting.

Pours a dark reddish brown, raisiny, huge and foamy head forms, settles down to a very bubbly and thick layer, lots of lace chunks stick, this looks neat.

Smell is nice, rye bread, toast, lightly sour, iron, nutty, some raisin, alcohol, very bready malts, a bit of caramel sweetness, really neat.

Taste is similar, almost has a Kvass feel to it, lightly roasty, biscuit and toast, burnt rye bread, spicy, raisin, some caramel sweetness in the finish, pretty neat.

Mouthfeel is light to medium bodied with medium to high carbonation, some warmth going down. This has some pretty intense rye character. Thanks Alex!

Photo of Iamjeff6
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of albern
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

The beer pours a nice brown, matte color, with lots of particulates and haze floating about. There is a nice creamy off white head, some lacing, and a nose that is oaken, a slight ABV cherry, and sweet. The nose is decent, but the taste is much better.

The beer is very creamy and the ABV is well hidden underneath with just a hint of booziness. There is a definite oaken barrel aged character to the beer. There are plenty of sweetish malts, some of the cherry and raisin booziness comes through in places, and there is plenty of yeasty character. What isn't present is the dry, biting, and slightly harsh rye qualities found in typical Rye ales. That said, this is probably a mislabeled beer, but in any case it is quite good. The beer is full bodied, the mouthfeel is a bit vinous, the aftertaste relatively mild. This is a good beer worth seeking out. L'Chaim.

Photo of travolta
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Appearance: Creamy fruity head, tiny bubbles. dark, dark opaque brown. Great lacing, great retention.

Nose: Raisin, lime, lemon, green apple, cider and molasses.

Taste: Green apples, good clean light malt, molasses, lemon, finishes with aspirin, medicinal banana bread.

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

This is a solid beer from the Bruery. Pours a dark ruby color, that somewhat glows. Small head on it, clean lacing.

Belgian yeasty aroma, sweet caramel malt and spice. the rye really comes out, almost seems hot.

Yup, rye is dominant in the flavor. Spicy and bready with the yeast brining in florals. Sweet candied caramel and sharp apple.

The carbonation really blends well with the rye spice. Cleansing the palate to allow the malt to provide a soft finish. Clean and crisp in the end. Nice.

Not perfect, I think the yeast is a bit much and while it does blend well with the rye, it seems the rye is held back.

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of oelergud
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

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Rugbrød from The Bruery
87 out of 100 based on 882 ratings.