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Scurry - Off Color Brewing

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401 Ratings
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Ratings: 401
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 11.48%
Wants: 4
Gots: 39 | 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:
Just cause it's dark and German doesn't mean it's an alt. Based on the obscure Kottbusser style of beer, this surprisingly dry beer retains all the aroma and nuance of honey (from bees) and molasses (not from bees) creating a perception of sweetness through cool, controlled fermentation. Because we're sweet enough damn it.

18 IBU

(Beer added by: emerge077 on 05-31-2013)
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Reviews by VelvetExtract:
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4.04/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A-Scurry is of the deep brown variety. It presents itself with a thin veil of tan bubbles, the bubbles prefer to not dirty the glass,

S-All malt. I pick up a succinct nuttiness. Almost like a toasted almond situation. Earthy with some brown sugar as well. I enjoyed how it smelled.

T-The components of the flavor seem to weld together and lose some of the aroma's intricacies. I still taste that nuttiness that reeled me in initially. Some flat cream soda flavor. Light caramel, just a bit of roast and bit of earth. A soft dark fruitiness.

M-Medium bodied. Pretty bubbly. Creamy feel. I have been taking my time with this one but it's pretty eager to go down the ol' suckhole.

O-Love, love, love Off Colors labels and their general ambiance. This is my second beer from them and both have been above average. I never mind being able to enjoy a well made offering of a style that is rare among the American craft beer scene.

VelvetExtract, Jun 07, 2014
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A dark brown color, this beer looks a lot like cola both in the color and the bubbling near-effervescence. The off-white head spritzes down quickly, and it looks more soda-like as the edges lighten and thin. There's not much lace, but a little.
There's a mingling of tangy and sweet on the nose, toasty and nutty in a particular way, with an unusual note I can only think of as grist. There's a slight dry bitterness, too.
The flavor brings a bit more roast, downright toasty in the middle, with strong notes of dry and soft malts and grains. There are fruity esters throughout, a little leafy bitterness that seems almost woody as it dries, and a finish of baker's chocolate.
The body is just short of effervescent and rests on the border of light and medium. It's starts off with the promise of a bigger body, sweetness, maybe even creaminess, but dries out (which is nice) and still keeps some smoothness. It does go a little thinner than the style calls for, but all in all it's good stuff.

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A- pours out dark brown and appears black in the glass. A very thin off white head that fizzles out and leaves a white ring around the glass.
S- very grainy, dark wheat, earthy aromas
T- similar to the nose very raw and grainy, finishes with a subtle sweetness that lingers pleasantly. Honey comes through nicely.
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O- I'm glad I grabbed this in my travels. It's a very tasty, easy drinking beer. Surprised by the blend of raw grain and sweetness. 

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O- I really enjoy the taste of this brew, a little thin in the mouth but it is very drinkable.

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Scurry from Off Color Brewing
83 out of 100 based on 401 ratings.