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Scurry - Off Color Brewing

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BA SCORE
83
good

328 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 328
Reviews: 51
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 10.63%
Wants: 3
Gots: 26 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Off Color Brewing visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Altbier |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
MALTS: Pils, Dark Munich, Wheat, Chocolate Malt
HOPS: Northern Brewer, Hersbrucker, Strisselspalt
SECRET INGREDIENTS: Honey, Molasses, Flaked Oats

(Beer added by: emerge077 on 05-31-2013)
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Dahmage

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2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

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MarkyMOD

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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KevinGordon

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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

08-25-2014 02:31:04 | More by KevinGordon
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California

4/5  rDev +9%

08-25-2014 01:33:29 | More by ironchefkook
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jdhilt

New Hampshire

3.3/5  rDev -10.1%

Pours a two finger white head that vanishes leaving no lace. Deep brown opaque color. Medium carbonation and medium bodied. Not much of a nose maybe some honey and flavor is mild malts and hints of honey. $3.99 for a 12oz bottle from Julio's Liquors Westborough, Ma.

08-24-2014 22:38:34 | More by jdhilt
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Kansas

3/5  rDev -18.3%

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Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

08-22-2014 19:44:31 | More by LightnerLiquorKS
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hpthebull

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

08-21-2014 01:01:05 | More by hpthebull
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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

08-20-2014 20:11:34 | More by jplopez21
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New York

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

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Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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Illinois

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threedaggers

Kentucky

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New York

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New York

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Fcolle2

Illinois

3.85/5  rDev +4.9%

Pours dark brown in color with a slight mahogany hue. Head is this light tan izzy and dissipates quickly. Smell is malt forward with aromas of roasted cracker malt honey and a light fig aroma. Taste follows the nose with cracker malt and a very faint smokey flavor before some honey, molasses and very mild sweetness finish. Mouthfeel is medium bodied smooth creamy with moderate to mild carbonation.

08-14-2014 23:55:50 | More by Fcolle2
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zeff80

Missouri

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ChrisKayler

Virginia

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matjack85

Illinois

3.74/5  rDev +1.9%

I picked this up as part of a build-your-own six pack for $9.99 at the Binny's store in Bloomingdale, IL., making this single 12oz bottle $1.67. No freshness date. While BA lists this as an altbier, the company website says this is actually an obscure German style known as Kottbusser. I looked up what a Kottbusser brew is and it says it's an old German style that uses 30% wheat malt and adds small amounts of honey, molasses, and unmalted oats to it. Those are the exact ingredients in this beer, so I guess it is actually more correct to call this a Kottbusser rather than an alt.

The beer poured a dark brown color, but it gave off lots of purple highlights when I held it to the light. 1-finger tan head that dissipated quickly and left no lacing, so I didn't score it that high in appearance.

The beer smelled mostly like chocolate with molasses and honey underneath.

Chocolatey flavor with some roasted malt and wheat in it as well. Not as sweet as you would expect from a beer made with chocolate malt, molasses, and honey in it, but while you can taste the chocolate, the honey and molasses are barely noticeable, so it's not really that sweet. At just 18 IBUs the bitterness is low, but at least you can tell there are some hops in here.

The addition of flaked oats makes for a smooth and creamy mouthfeel to go along with the light to medium body and low carbonation.

It's very easy to drink but can't say that it wowed me over. Still nice to try a new style I never heard of before.

08-13-2014 07:55:05 | More by matjack85
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Scurry from Off Color Brewing
83 out of 100 based on 328 ratings.