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Ruddy Rye - The Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works

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BA SCORE
82
good

59 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 59
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 16.8%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: WesM63 on 07-11-2012)
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Reviews by raznug:
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raznug

Ohio

3.53/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance It pours a deep amber color and is topped with 1/2” of white head that tends to linger.
Smell: It smells of mostly malt maybe a hint of hops in the background maybe.
Taste: I taste a hint of spice like a pumpkin spice note of the back of the palate but it is over powered by a dry finish kind of like a red ale (Killians?).
Mouthfeel: This is a hard to place beer it is thin bodied and easy drinking I like it just not quite sure how much.

Serving type: bottle

08-20-2012 13:54:18 | More by raznug
More User Reviews:
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allengarvin

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This is a damn gusher of a beer. When I finally got it under control, after being covered in beer, I've got a liter glass with an inch of beer and 5 inches of head. No real place to take off points for that here, so I'll do it on appearance.

It does have a nice aroma, very malty, with peppery rye making a nice component of that--nice and caramel, with a little toffee-ish scent. Taste is a good mixture of strong bitterness and caramel malt whose sweetness never quite disappears under the hops. The hops are citrus-grassy, and dry things out at the end.

I like it, even though my hands are sticky from dealing with the beer all over my counter.

Serving type: bottle

07-29-2014 15:26:10 | More by allengarvin
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Jasoncolliver

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +10.2%

06-26-2014 05:24:50 | More by Jasoncolliver
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ttylicki

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

04-12-2014 11:06:58 | More by ttylicki
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Artjsantos

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

04-05-2014 15:57:17 | More by Artjsantos
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scott2269

Ohio

4/5  rDev +10.2%

11-25-2013 21:12:23 | More by scott2269
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

11-12-2013 23:08:55 | More by Kegatron
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PHBoiler

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

10-14-2013 16:57:39 | More by PHBoiler
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jgreenward

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

09-02-2013 20:23:13 | More by jgreenward
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charlzm

California

3.96/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Consumed on July 24th, 2013. Bottle purchased in mid-June in Cleveland metro area.

Beer pours a clear amber/copper hue. A one finger yellow/tan head forms then fades, leaving a thin crown and some sticky sheeting.

Aroma is peppery rye over a bed of melanoidin-y malt. Dashes of herbal, earthy hop fleetingly appear.

Flavor is nice; it starts as a smooth caramel flavor, then segues into a lightly peppery finish. Bitterness is low but still noted, mainly on the aftertaste between sips, accompanied by some dryness. "Juicy" flavor character (so called because I didn't want to use "melanoidin-y" twice in a review). As beer warmed, the rye began to assume a more dominant role in the flavor. As glass drained, the dryness and bitterness became more pronounced.

Mouthfeel is a little thick and a little creamy and this makes it a lot nice to drink.

Very nicely executed; there's nothing here worth shouting from the rooftops over, but that doesn't mean this isn't a well-done beer that I would happily drink again. The rye really helps set this apart from all the other ambers out there.

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2013 00:34:52 | More by charlzm
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fullmoonbeer

Ohio

3/5  rDev -17.4%

07-24-2013 00:30:18 | More by fullmoonbeer
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schwemjw

Ohio

3.93/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: A beautiful dark amber with a one finger tan head that is leaving some nice lacing.

S: A touch of sour yeast and caramel malt on the front. bright citrus in the middle. spicy rye comes out on the end. there are some spicy earthy hop characteristics scattered throughout the aroma as well.

T: Right up front there is a spicy rye. A bready maltiness that definitely brings the rye. It morphs into some earthy hops next. Big pine and some dry grapefruit. The finish is more spicy rye bread. Dry.

M: This is a bone dry beer. Lighter bodied with a small amount of carbonation. The finish is long and dry.

O: Holy Rye! there is alot of rye spice and dry bread in here. It is well made and i can't stress enough how dry (yet drinkable) this brew is. Has a real bite to it that i'm loving. Would pair great with food. / 89

Serving type: bottle

07-18-2013 19:15:26 | More by schwemjw
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pathman

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

07-16-2013 01:49:37 | More by pathman
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scantonio

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +24%

07-05-2013 22:36:33 | More by scantonio
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apasternak

District of Columbia

1.75/5  rDev -51.8%

06-21-2013 23:36:06 | More by apasternak
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bigbluebeerguy

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

06-17-2013 12:30:24 | More by bigbluebeerguy
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Noonan425

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

06-15-2013 01:24:41 | More by Noonan425
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TheRuss9585

Vermont

2.75/5  rDev -24.2%

06-10-2013 17:55:19 | More by TheRuss9585
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Lukass

Ohio

4/5  rDev +10.2%

05-29-2013 00:26:49 | More by Lukass
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chippo33

Vermont

2.75/5  rDev -24.2%

05-17-2013 00:49:43 | More by chippo33
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Molson2000

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

05-14-2013 20:35:07 | More by Molson2000
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Chris77McGrath

Ohio

3/5  rDev -17.4%

05-09-2013 16:47:05 | More by Chris77McGrath
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PJHOY

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

04-19-2013 01:40:25 | More by PJHOY
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Brownsfan13

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

04-15-2013 23:47:26 | More by Brownsfan13
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lumpy1126

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

04-13-2013 00:32:48 | More by lumpy1126
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Ruddy Rye from The Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works
82 out of 100 based on 59 ratings.