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Simcoe SamuRYE - Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing

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BA SCORE
89
very good

82 Ratings
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Ratings: 82
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 6.53%
Wants: 2
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A spicy rye beer, amber in color and brewed exclusively with simcoe hops.

(Beer added by: Slatetank on 09-28-2012)
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22 oz bottle poured into a pub-style pint glass.

Appearance
Hazy reddish-amber with 1 finger of off-white head. Light carbonation.

Nose
Pine sap, mango, tangerine, caramel, and wintergreen.

Taste
Big pine sap, green floral, and wintergreen flavors. Lesser notes of tangerine, mango, and grapefruit. Firm caramel backing with rye on the finish.

Mouthfeel
Medium-plus bodied, silky, and semi-dry with a medium-light bitterness.

Overall
Simcoe hop flavors, caramel, and rye are even distributed throughout the flavor profile. It's good but I'm not entirely sure if the $11 price tag is justified.

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Pours an amber red in color with a sturdy off-color head of frothy foam.

The rye gives it a warming spice aroma that doesn't overwhelm as so many rye beers do. The spice sticks around throughout, but tropical and citrusy hops cut through with a juicy and stickiness that appeals.

The hop profile is that of pine, passionfruit, and a faint hint of orange rinds. The rye is ever present, but provides each quaff with a familiar but rather subtle spiciness.

Mouthfeel is medium-bodied with a sticky resinous beginning and a dry spiced end.

Overall, a very tasty rye red ale, a favorite to date!

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Simcoe SamuRYE from Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing
89 out of 100 based on 82 ratings.