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Belgian Red Rye - Berkley Beer Company

Belgian Red Rye
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very good

10 Ratings

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Ratings: 10
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 9.07%

Brewed by:
Berkley Beer Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Dark Ale |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 06-01-2013)
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Ratings: 10 | Reviews: 3 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by natescape:
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4.7/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

A great example of a Belgian red.

A - A beautiful, clear amber orange.

S - Phenols and all the expected Belgian fruitiness.

T - Spot-on. Rolls across the tongue with a quick hit of Belgian esters, with notes of orange, banana, and perhaps peach.

M - Smooth and slick, as one would expect from a rye ale.

O - The best beer this promising brewery has put out, so far. Really top-notch, a drink you can knock back again and again.

Serving type: on-tap

07-12-2013 23:21:05 | More by natescape
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

09-12-2013 01:12:25 | More by soxandbeer
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Had on tap at New World Tavern

Appearance: 1/4 inch head, moderate carbonation, copper in color, hazy

Smell: hay, dark fruit, and light rye

Taste: Apple rind at the start followed by bready toasted malt, slight hay, and a touch of bittering rye at the end

Mouthfeel: sweet start and body with the slightest touch of bitterness at the end, medium-heavy in body, moderate carbonation

Overall:Complex and interesting...Like a good dubbel with a touch of rye at the end. I would get this again. The best beer from the brewery I have had to date.

Serving type: on-tap

07-19-2013 15:00:23 | More by tigg924
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-05-2013 20:48:19 | More by Janeinma
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3.7/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On-tap 7/1/13 at Battleship Brewhouse in Fall River, MA, served in a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a light golden brown color, with a short off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains caramelized malts, spices, Belgian yeast and some fruit.

T: The taste starts out very bready with flavors of rye malts and Belgian yeast. Then some caramel and fruity sweetness comes in. The hops presence is strong but not over-powering and brings some balance. The after-taste is bready and slightly sweet.

M: Smooth and crisp, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Tasty with some nice complexity, goes down easily, not too filling, mild kick, good variation of style, this is a solid beer to drink for a while if you’re in the mood for something different.

Serving type: on-tap

07-02-2013 16:28:49 | More by TheManiacalOne
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-14-2013 22:29:25 | More by fearfactory
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-08-2013 22:06:54 | More by kaelingirl
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-05-2013 01:14:13 | More by PEIhop
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

06-01-2013 21:36:40 | More by Jason
Belgian Red Rye from Berkley Beer Company
85 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.