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Roasted Rye | Reuben's Brews

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BEER STATS
Reviews:
16
Ratings:
49
Avg:
3.94
pDev:
15.74%
 
 
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Roasted RyeRoasted Rye
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Reuben's Brews
Washington, United States | website

Style: Rye Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Adamostella on 03-24-2013

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Reviews: 16 | Ratings: 49
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of dirtylou
4.24/5  rDev +7.6%
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"

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Photo of jmccraney
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of antott0523
3.97/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A: Pours an opaque brown with a thick, light brown head. Streaks of lace across the glass. The head sticks around the entire drink. No visible carbonation.

S: Pine, bitter grapefruit, citrus pith, spicy rye, and a hint of nutmeg.

T: Typical west coast style ipa flavors of pine and grapefruit. First and foremost an IPA, followed by a hint of bready malt, some caramel and nutmeg sweetness, along with the quintessential spicy rye flavor.

M: Well carbonated, yet super smooth. Slightly dry on the finish. One or both the rye and hops leave a spicy tingle on tongue.

D: This beer is highly drinkable. Nice rye flavor profile and spice coupled with typical west coast style IPA withnotes of pine and grapefruit. Overall a very nice beer, take on the IPA, and the winter warmer. This is second beer I have tried from Rueben's. The first was their Crikey IPA. This beer is like a Crikey IPA with the addition of rye spice and mild winter warmer sweetness that all work well together. Delicious.

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of LiquidAmber
4.1/5  rDev +4.1%
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.

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Photo of VashonGuy
3.99/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I really like rye beers, and wish there were more brewed around here, so I'll put my biases up front in this review. And this beer is brimming with "ryeness". The hoppiness that you'd expect from an IPA is pretty understated. Reuben's says this beer has 80+ IBUs, but it didn't seem so to me. If you like a spicy malty beer with a pretty unique flavor profile, you'll like this.

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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4.03/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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3.91/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.94/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Justin_Neff
3.63/5  rDev -7.9%
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.

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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

Really good IPA. Strong tastes of fruit and citrus, but not extremely hoppy which for my tastes is a good thing. In my opinion it tastes better when it warms up a bit

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3.94/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.71/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of HuskyinPDX
3.63/5  rDev -7.9%
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.

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2.5/5  rDev -36.5%

Photo of PintGuy
4.77/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Excuse the hackneyed phrase, but OMG! Pours straw, amber with moderate head. I have come to totally enjoy the rye bitterness that sneaks up, lands squarely on the tongue, and does linger appropriately. Bread-like and not a poke-me-in-the-eye american hop tang, but an old-world flavor and smell. Have only tasted from bottle - but is enough to make one make the journey to Ballard. This brew has become one of my favorites - totally ready to go with barbecue or just a way to wind down the afternoon.

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3.44/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Roasted Rye from Reuben's Brews
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