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Batch #1000: Bryeian - The Bruery

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Batch #1000: BryeianBatch #1000: Bryeian

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BA SCORE
86
very good

248 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 248
Reviews: 47
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 10.21%
Wants: 5
Gots: 27 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Join us in excitement as we release the winning brew from our Batch #1000 homebrew contest - Bryeian! Hard to believe that we've brewed 1,000+ batches of beer and for those who have been with us throughout the years, probably surprising to see that the winner is a hoppy ale! A cascadian, dark rye ale to be exact. Brian Pramov and Bryan Keas, a pair of homebrewers from Denver put together this winning recipe for us and it shined brightly in our competition. The roast of the dark malts, the spice of the rye and the intense hop character combine for a fantastic experience.

(Beer added by: mhaugo on 08-14-2013)
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topdown

California

1.5/5  rDev -60.7%

11-11-2013 00:41:37 | More by topdown
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OnWisconsin

Wisconsin

2.25/5  rDev -41.1%

01-27-2014 13:22:47 | More by OnWisconsin
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TruePerception

California

2.58/5  rDev -32.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Batch #1000: Bryeian, Cascadian Dark Rye Ale. 7% ABV.

A: A finger and a half of tan head. Black, with a warm reddish-brown hue in the bottom. Plenty of very fine lacing, which looks to have no intention of leaving any time soon!

S: Dark rye is right! Very dark rye smell. A little bit of char and licorice.

T/MF: Eww! Creamy texture. Tastes likes toast that has been burnt to the point of being nigh unrecognizable! There's a touch of background sweetness, but I can't place it.

This is not the beer for me. I'm contemplating drain pour, but I paid $9 on this, so I'll try to drink it. Who knows; maybe it will get better as it warms!

Poured from a 750mL bottle, into a Petrus chalice.

Serving type: bottle

01-13-2014 08:46:33 | More by TruePerception
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Wedcat

California

2.75/5  rDev -28%

09-01-2013 20:10:54 | More by Wedcat
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crhea89

California

3/5  rDev -21.5%

12-03-2013 04:27:00 | More by crhea89
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thereal_adam

Texas

3/5  rDev -21.5%

05-31-2014 18:08:56 | More by thereal_adam
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craftbeerasian

Florida

3/5  rDev -21.5%

05-17-2014 22:21:50 | More by craftbeerasian
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chippo33

Vermont

3/5  rDev -21.5%

11-04-2013 21:03:05 | More by chippo33
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PlinyBeMiney

California

3/5  rDev -21.5%

08-26-2013 04:31:06 | More by PlinyBeMiney
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beernads

Florida

3/5  rDev -21.5%

02-15-2014 23:37:18 | More by beernads
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mctizzz

California

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

10-07-2013 01:32:42 | More by mctizzz
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JosephThompson

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

09-05-2013 23:28:25 | More by JosephThompson
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Dark brown. Decent khaki head. Nice surface wisps and even some lace.

Smell - Grapefruit hops. Roasty malt. I get some faint rye.

Taste - Aggressive grapefruit hop. Spicy rye character. Coffee roasted malts and some bitterness. A hint of caramel sweetness.

Mouthfeel - Medium body. Well carbonated.

Overall - I wanted dislike it, but it's not bad.

Serving type: bottle

12-03-2013 01:23:21 | More by Alieniloquium
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Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

02-13-2014 05:13:26 | More by jegross2
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hbchrisg

California

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

01-25-2014 02:46:19 | More by hbchrisg
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

02-09-2014 02:39:35 | More by nmann08
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drabmuh

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

03-13-2014 15:47:21 | More by drabmuh
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AApparel

California

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

09-02-2013 15:10:41 | More by AApparel
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Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

09-29-2013 19:13:41 | More by greg4579
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2beerdogs

California

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

08-25-2013 05:25:55 | More by 2beerdogs
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Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

02-23-2014 01:24:20 | More by thegerm87
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tickingtimebomb

California

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

09-11-2013 07:19:47 | More by tickingtimebomb
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imperialking

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

02-14-2014 18:22:40 | More by imperialking
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Samuel906

California

3.38/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a dark black with some dark khaki tinge and a fluffy off white head with great retention. Smell is rye, malt, and hops, very rich nose. Taste is hoppy and bitter up front with some grains and bread finishing it off leaving a distinct rye flavor on the aftertaste. Taste gets a bit muddy with all the different bitter flavors. Mouth feel is medium bodied, smooth, moderate to high carbonation. Overall, a good dry dark ale, but nothing extraordinary. What this beer has going for it is tons and tons of rye which is great, and where most rye beers unfortunately fail.

Serving type: bottle

02-15-2014 12:56:55 | More by Samuel906
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Callmecoon

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

01-21-2014 21:41:35 | More by Callmecoon
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Batch #1000: Bryeian from The Bruery
86 out of 100 based on 248 ratings.