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

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BA SCORE
88
very good

95 Ratings
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Ratings: 95
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 7.05%
Wants: 3
Gots: 5 | 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:
Beer added by: Slatetank on 09-28-2012

A spicy rye beer, amber in color and brewed exclusively with simcoe hops.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 95 | Reviews: 13 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of williamjbauer
4.05/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of gestyr
3.88/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 22oz bomber into a brandy snifter.

A: Pours a slightly cloudy amber with a nice thick white head that has lots of staying power.
S: caramel, rye, toasted grains, fruity
T: The taste follows the smell. Nice hops presence Good hoppy aftertaste. You can taste the rye.
M: Medium bodied and satisfying.
O: Overall it is a good and tasty beer. I will buy it again.

Photo of tvghost
3.93/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mikexw
4.19/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JRoPA
4.06/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BARFLYB
3.57/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jamesaharvey
4.04/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of LoveStout
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MacPhergus
4.74/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Nice balance, no harshness, better with warming and aeration.

Photo of acurtis
3.6/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of djrn2
3.84/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tarheels4life23
3.91/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JNForsyth
4.03/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of lpotter
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of WanderingFool
3.8/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of Omnium
4.05/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bomber > Bowtie Pint

A - Cloudy orange amber with two fingers of a creamy off white head, thick lacing.
S - Sweet caramel, a little toasted grain, pineapple, papaya, pine, grass.
T - Mild sweetness, balanced by the bitterness of hops, mango, pineapple, papaya, some light grassiness to it, dank, bready malt, a little spiciness in the end
M - A little chewy, but incredibly balanced.
O - Very good beer, good mix of flavors.

Photo of Jas45678
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of Filabee
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of Kram3r
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of larryarms847
4/5  rDev +0.8%

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!

Photo of mklisz
3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

Photo of mpalestino
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of oldmankoch
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of 77apm
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of JHop
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

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Simcoe SamuRYE from Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 95 ratings.