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Scurry - Off Color Brewing

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376 Ratings
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Ratings: 376
Reviews: 54
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 10.9%
Wants: 4
Gots: 32 | 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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Photo of scottwurst
3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

scottwurst, Jun 15, 2014
Photo of PPOmaha
3.71/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Aroma: Medium sweet malt aroma lots of toasted bread crust. I dont get a lot of hops here but there is some earthiness. Hints of apple fruit esters. No DMS, No diacetyl.

Apperance: Dark brown with some light brown highlights in the light. There is a significant amount of bottle sediment even when poured gently, it doesnt sink either. Thin tan rocky head.

Taste: Medium toffee malt flavor with hints of roast. Some round sweetness. Hop flavor is low little bit of earth and dirt. No DMS, No diacetyl. Flavor is not as roasty or toasty as I expected from the aroma and appearance.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light body with Medium-high carbonation. Perfectly carbonated. No alcohol, hint of creaminess. Very smooth.

Overall: Solid beer. Well balanced bready dark ale, nicely carbonated with some creaminess in the mouthfeel that adds a lot to this beer. I think it is brewed very well, but nothing I would seek out. Seems like what I have had from off-color so far is pretty great.

PPOmaha, Jun 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

spycow, Jun 14, 2014
Photo of Beerme5
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Beerme5, Jun 13, 2014
Photo of Knapp85
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Knapp85, Jun 10, 2014
Photo of facesnorth
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

facesnorth, Jun 08, 2014
Photo of mlklein27
4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

mlklein27, Jun 08, 2014
Photo of Oakenator
4/5  rDev +9%

Oakenator, Jun 08, 2014
Photo of VelvetExtract
4.04/5  rDev +10.1%
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
Photo of tedgelee
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

tedgelee, Jun 05, 2014
Photo of KFBR392
4.21/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Pours dark brown yet sits on the glass black. Half a finger of tan/off-white color head on the pour. Weird seeing this amount of active carbonation in the glass with such a dark colored beer.

Smell: Coffee, oats, and airy honey on the front. The oats continue to open up and be felt throughout, while adding a molasses sweetness on the body. The effervescence of this beer is truly unique, has the coffee and molasses notes with some lighter pils malt accents.

Taste: The front is grains, oats, and some earthy honey. A potent body of dark malts, chocolate, and sticky molasses. The dry grainy body is an unexpected but welcome touch. Molasses and honey smoothes out the finish as the oats continue to open up and come in waves over the palate.

Mouthfeel: Where to start here... Easy front yields to a darker complex body. It then comes full circle and evens out on the finish, creating a very drinkable beer.

Overall: So Off Color Brewing defines this as a beer that is based on the obscure style, a Kottbusser which is a dark honey ale. I love the vision and inspiration these guys have and I really enjoyed the beers they have produced so far. If you want something different, these are your guys.

KFBR392, Jun 05, 2014
Photo of maxcoinage
3.98/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A - Bottle with no discernable date into shaker pint. 2 finger head took time to settle very dark brown with some ruby hue

S - Roasty, oats

T - Sweet malts, some honey, chocolate slight bitterness

M - medium carb, nice body, creamy, smooth

O - enjoyable brew esp when I want something roasty but not so much a porter or stout

maxcoinage, Jun 04, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

Shandycan, Jun 01, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

KingMe, May 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Knoxrb12, May 29, 2014
Photo of JayQue
3.66/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A light, refreshing malty beer. Pours a medium dark brown color with a small light tan head into a pint glass. Head retention is average and lacing is minimal.

Aroma is sweet malt with a little chocolate and honey.

Taste is more robust and varied. There is a roasted malt presence along with some chocolate. The honey and molases are apparent as well. There is sweetness that does not taste like caramel malt. The honey and molasses provide the sweetness.

Mouthfeel is light and crisp.

Overall a very pleasant summertime beer with a variety of flavors.

JayQue, May 28, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

acurtis, May 26, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

LoveStout, May 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

GTB, May 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9%

GOBLIN, May 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9%

RMelyon, May 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

oldmankoch, May 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

skaboom420, May 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

NJBeer265, May 23, 2014
Scurry from Off Color Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 376 ratings.