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Bonfire Rye - Sebago Brewing Company

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Bonfire Rye
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very good

88 Ratings
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Ratings: 88
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 8.36%
Wants: 0
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sebago Brewing Company visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BEERMILER12 on 08-12-2013)
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4.32/5  rDev +12.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

A-Slightly hazy amber/brown. Off-white head. Left moderate lacing.
S-Caramel, biscuit, earthy hops.
T-Hops battle with the malt right away. Very little spiciness from the rye. Didn't detect much smoke.
M-Light body, medium carb.
O-A nice change up for a fall beer.

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.4/5  rDev -11.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +11%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

Photo of gonzo000
3.54/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Beer poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. Less than 1 finger head, but it lasts the entire beer. Color is an autumn brown. Not much on the nose, mostly hops. Taste does not feature enough rye for me, big hops on back - not very complex. This beer lacks body and depth. A good beer that I would revisit if options are limited.

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of WhiteHillsStore
3.96/5  rDev +3.4%

Pours an amber hazy brown with an off white head that trails the glass. The smell is full of floral notes with rye coming through on the end. The taste was very refreshing, focused on the hops throughout. The rye and the smokiness were not present until the finish which made for a refreshing finish.

Photo of illpass78
4.14/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a cloudy brown-amber with a short white head. Lacing about moderate. Carbonation average, too.

Aroma: Smells of floral hops, citrus, rye bread and smoke.

Taste: This beer has a nice mix of hoppy and smoky flavor, with rye, hops, citrus and caramel all present on the palate. The rye taste is somewhat grainy and rough, with an earthy kick that is very appealing.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied. It's the right thickness for an autumn beer.

Overall: This is a pretty terrific autumn seasonal that offers complexity, flavor and originality. One of my favorites of the season. Highly recommended to rye beer fans and anyone else.

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Bonfire Rye from Sebago Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 88 ratings.