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Roasted Rye - Reuben's Brews

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BA SCORE
87
very good

25 Ratings
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Ratings: 25
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 10.69%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Reuben's Brews visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Adamostella on 03-24-2013)
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2.5/5  rDev -36.4%

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Washington

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Washington

4.75/5  rDev +20.9%

05-16-2014 01:17:01 | More by ncherf
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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

03-10-2014 04:59:01 | More by tut2528
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woodenbones

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

02-01-2014 23:27:18 | More by woodenbones
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Washington

4/5  rDev +1.8%

01-26-2014 06:55:28 | More by Kurmaraja
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New York

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

01-13-2014 18:04:06 | More by LoveStout
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

01-13-2014 17:58:20 | More by acurtis
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HuskyinPDX

Washington

3.64/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Bottle opened on 10.30.13
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A - Pours a murky medium brown with a small foamy tan head with good retention.

S - Roasted malts, caramel, barley, wheat-grains.

T - Roasted malts, some hop bitterness. Very malty.

D - Good carbonation with a medium body.

O - Roasted is nice, I wish there was more of the IPA side.

Serving type: bottle

12-16-2013 06:35:11 | More by HuskyinPDX
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barleywinefiend

Washington

3.36/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A: Poured a cola color with good carbonation leaving a nice frothy tannish cap. Head retention was good and some spotty lacing was observed after it settled and as I drank.

S: Not much to speak of. Some rye, faint grains and chocolate with a piney hop bitterness

T: Initial hop bitterness overruns the beer. The flavors of chcocolate, caramel and rye seem to be afterthought. The finish is a lingering, dry hop bite

M: Medium body. Well carbonated, somewhat creamy but the bitterness just sordove lingers on the mouth and tongue providing a not so desirable sensation for this style

O: Not among my favorite Reubens beers thus far, nor is this a prime example of a Winter Warmer, or a Rye Winter Warmer...in a category of its own for sure.

Serving type: bottle

12-13-2013 18:03:42 | More by barleywinefiend
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rab53

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

12-07-2013 07:35:29 | More by rab53
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johnnyboy76

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

12-02-2013 03:58:49 | More by johnnyboy76
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flagmantho

Washington

4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 22oz bomber into a pint glass. The label says "Roasted Rye IPA" and "winter warmer India pale ale". This beer evidently is trying to fit a lot of styles in!

Appearance: chocolatey amber-brown with a light haze and a relatively strong effervescence. Head is a thick finger of frothy tan foam. I like the look of it!

Smell: toasty and lightly spicy with earthy and citrusy hops. The rye underneath really gives the hops a bite. These guys know their way around rye, I'll tell you that.

Taste: toasty and biscuity, almost like an amber ale, but with that piquant rye character and a fairly high hop bitterness. This type of thing is not usually my style, but I find it working for me now. Maybe because it's 38 degrees outside despite being 3 in the afternoon? Who knows.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a good level of carbonation and a good creaminess for an IPA.

Overall: it doesn't taste roasted, it's too malty for an IPA, but it is definitely a good rye beer. Absolutely worth a try if you like this particular grain.

Serving type: bottle

11-20-2013 22:57:06 | More by flagmantho
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kevwcamp

Washington

4/5  rDev +1.8%

11-20-2013 04:11:43 | More by kevwcamp
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Justin_Neff

Ohio

3.61/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a dark molasses colored brown with a dense silky light tan colored head. Looks like a Scottish ale in the glass.

S: Smell is faint but complex with a lot going on. Initially hoppy, finishing with sweet chocolate, caramel, and vanilla.

T: Hop bitterness upfront. Sweet Caramel, toffee, and vanilla.

M: Medium body. Moderately light carbonation. Creamy. Oily. Bitter with some boozy warmth.

O: Definitely a unique beer. Drinks much more like a winter warmer than an IPA, as noted in the name on the bottle. Very complex, but not very reminiscent of an IPA. Glad I got to try this one.

Serving type: bottle

11-13-2013 02:38:24 | More by Justin_Neff
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LiquidAmber

Washington

4.11/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Reuben's Brew pint glass. Pours a hazy medium chestnut brown with a fine one finger light brown head. Aroma of biscuit malt, rye, slightly nutty with light citrus hops. Flavor is an excellent blend of toasted and biscuit malt with light rye sourness, finishing with satisfying dry malt and lingering citrus hops bitterness. Great mouth feel with light creaminess. A very nice malty ale with a well integrated rye twist. Verging on old ale territory, but bringing in spiciness from the rye. I really liked Reuben's imperial rye IPA, but this is even better, well integrated and interesting.

Serving type: bottle

11-04-2013 05:01:53 | More by LiquidAmber
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Washington

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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Washington

4/5  rDev +1.8%

10-29-2013 21:49:04 | More by Hopmodium
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Washington

4/5  rDev +1.8%

10-07-2013 01:32:27 | More by Zach122
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Washington

4/5  rDev +1.8%

07-05-2013 06:12:22 | More by earinc
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Washington

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-27-2013 20:06:57 | More by mdaschaf
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Washington

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

05-16-2013 13:04:39 | More by jmccraney
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Laklimell

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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dirtylou

Washington

4.24/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

on tap @ the brewery

100+ IBU, "Citrus, Chocolate, Smooth, Bitterness"

Reuben loves some Rye - while i'm partial to the imperial rye, this is a pretty fierce pint as well. Big spicy rye loaf - not for the faint of heart, bitter citrus, dry cocoa. Paired nicely with a kickass falafel from "A Taste of Istanbul"

Serving type: on-tap

04-07-2013 01:14:35 | More by dirtylou
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Adamostella

Washington

4.24/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Appearance - Pours a clear amber color with minimal head. Makes a very nice "glow" in the glass.

Smell- my lowest rated attribute of this one, don't really get a ton on the nose, isn't overly pungent, a bit of sharp rye comes through almost like the edge of a young bourbon.

Taste - drinks excellently clean and smooth. Something that if you had on tap available in the fall at a football tailgate would make your afternoon. If you want to talk about balance this beer has it in spades. Could drink these for hours.

Mouthfeel- creamy and extremely easy on the palette. Just the right amount of carbonation to make it pleasant , but at the same time not boring.

Overall- did a flight at the brewery today of several o Reuben's offerings and for me this was a standout among many excellent offerings. Will most definitely be back soon to have some more!

Serving type: on-tap

03-24-2013 19:50:22 | More by Adamostella
Roasted Rye from Reuben's Brews
87 out of 100 based on 25 ratings.