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Rugbrød - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
87
very good

880 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 880
Reviews: 341
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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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

instinct2, Dec 15, 2013
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anteater, Mar 16, 2014
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eawolff99, Nov 30, 2013
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wrightst, Jun 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A - Massive head settled into a dense cream ~3 fingers high in a pint glass, leaving a nice lace along the way. Medium grade maple syrup in color.

S - Bright acidic booze overwhelms otherwise pleasant flavors of pink peppercorn and spicy tarragon.

T - Soft, rolling, pumpernickel-like breadyness. Oak, almonds, caramel, and heavy cream. It's a bigger profile than I was expecting, and it took a few sips to get used to, but it really grew on me by the end.

M - Think and creamy. The mouthfeel pulls the profile out and really gives you a chance to anchor yourself around each of the flavors. It's fairly heavy lifting for your palate - not a beer to session to.

O - Intensely heavy mouthfeel. Round and well balanced flavor.

vfgccp, Mar 22, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

mltobin, Jul 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

sloelco, Feb 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

ThreeFishes, Jan 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

tswater, Jun 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

TubaDan, Apr 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

damienblack, Oct 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

moonknight31, May 14, 2013
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xnicknj, Dec 06, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Jspriest, Jan 14, 2013
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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
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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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dangermusic, Mar 24, 2013
Rugbrød from The Bruery
87 out of 100 based on 880 ratings.