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Zeno's Rye Ale - Otto's Pub and Brewery

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Zeno's Rye AleZeno's Rye Ale

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

42 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 42
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 8.87%
Wants: 9
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Otto's Pub and Brewery visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jsbrendle on 09-20-2008)
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

jra173, Wednesday at 08:48 PM
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

petewheeler, Sep 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

BuxMontBeerLover, Aug 31, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

Tuck_leepulin, Aug 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

DrKennethNoisewater, Jul 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

tdm168, Jul 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

efrank, Jun 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

Coreynezy4, May 01, 2014
Photo of RblWthACoz
4.05/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Always nice to come across a new rye beer.

Overall, a pretty decent ale here. Consistent hop influence with mild resin and some pine on as well. Mild spice tones from hops also. Smooth. Pretty easy drinking. Certainly not bland and not trying to obliterate your palate. A nice beer.

RblWthACoz, Apr 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

markgugs, Apr 20, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

nstroup, Jan 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

lunarbrew, Jan 05, 2014
Photo of dacrza1
4.28/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

DATE TASTED: October 18, 2013 ... GLASSWARE: Howard's Pub pint... OCCASION: another booty of beer for beating Ryan in fantasy baseball--prosit, friend!... APPEARANCE: medium-dark brown body that cascades upward thoroughly; head is almost as white as Santa's beard-- thick and frothy with thick lacing... AROMA: bright rye scent reminiscent of vanilla and clove; some cinnamon and cookie dough as well; nicely complex..PALATE: full-bodied, big in the mouth and substantial in its aftertaste; nicely balanced...TASTE: an ale that retreats at its impact; actively citric at the throat but easy-drinking with a doughy exhale...OVERALL: a slap of something heavier hits at the glass's bottom; a winner in the sense that most pales occupy the same space on the tongue, while this beer--and Otto's is a great place to enjoy beer, BTW--engages in a slightly nuanced way with some extra ABV to boot...

dacrza1, Oct 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

ShanePB, Oct 24, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

thampel09, Sep 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

hopstermonster1, Jul 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

SmellsofMahagony, Jul 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

HopHeadRyan, Jul 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz bottle. Pours amber with short lived white head and lively carbonation. Aroma is of citrusy hops, fruit jam and caramel malt. Body is medium and crisp. Citrusy hops, ripe fruit, caramel malt and spices fill the mouth. Finish is long and slightly bitter. Tasty, nicely balanced brew.

mikeg67, Jun 30, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

bradner, Jun 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

KMcG, Jun 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

pcsnyder, May 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

jbaker67, Apr 28, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

pottergator, Mar 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

billmayo, Feb 24, 2013
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Zeno's Rye Ale from Otto's Pub and Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 42 ratings.