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Scurry - Off Color Brewing

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279 Ratings
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Ratings: 279
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 10.05%
Wants: 2
Gots: 22 | 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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David_G

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

07-09-2014 00:56:32 | More by David_G
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egrace84

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

07-09-2014 00:54:34 | More by egrace84
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Griffith

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

07-08-2014 01:24:43 | More by Griffith
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Hellpop65

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

07-06-2014 16:32:05 | More by Hellpop65
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hooliganlife

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

07-06-2014 02:55:38 | More by hooliganlife
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jaywes754

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

07-05-2014 16:51:01 | More by jaywes754
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klipper

Michigan

4/5  rDev +8.7%

07-04-2014 21:07:42 | More by klipper
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PTEdelman

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18.5%

07-03-2014 02:02:20 | More by PTEdelman
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BeerFMAndy

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

12 oz bottle poured into a pilsner glass.
5.3% ABV, 18 IBUs, 13.5°P

A - Deep ruby mahogany in color, Scurry, despite it's darkness, is still clear. The short ivory head puts the beer's name into action, disappearing rather rapidly.

S - Rich Munich malts bring breadiness straight to the front of the nose, brushed with notes of smooth wheat and chocolate; a milk chocolate truffle perhaps. Clover honey sweetness peeks through with traces of delicious, delicious molasses following behind.

T - Scurry, with all it's ingredients, has a lot going on in the flavor. Big malty breadiness is the showcase of the beer but its chocolate notes stem directly from this, wonderfully blending with honey sweetness and a splash of molasses along the finish.

M - Wheat and flaked oats contribute a beautifully smooth, almost creamy feel to this medium-bodied beer while nearly unnoticeable hops keep everything in check with balance as Scurry finishes with clean balance.

O - Altbiers aren't done a whole lot but Off Color's Scurry is a very nice, unique take on this German style, keeping in line with the malt and hop profile while spicing things up with wheat and flaked oats for a smooth body and honey and molasses for sweetness and a little sumthin' special.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2014 23:14:04 | More by BeerFMAndy
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Savan

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

07-02-2014 06:06:31 | More by Savan
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BeerEnergy

New York

4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

07-01-2014 13:05:23 | More by BeerEnergy
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Ryanb2765


3/5  rDev -18.5%

06-29-2014 19:46:06 | More by Ryanb2765
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thegerm87

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

06-29-2014 03:42:28 | More by thegerm87
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alienlifeforcecube

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

06-28-2014 23:07:27 | More by alienlifeforcecube
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Circleo12

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

06-28-2014 02:23:23 | More by Circleo12
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davemathews68

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

06-27-2014 01:56:42 | More by davemathews68
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RichH55

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

06-25-2014 21:28:10 | More by RichH55
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barczar

Kentucky

3.66/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours an opaque deep brown with a pillowy, beige head that dissipates slowly.

Aroma is dominated by oats and nutty malt, with a touch of caramel, chocolate, and deep molasses notes adding complexity. The balance is sweet and nutty, but there's almost a smoky character from the molasses. Floral hops are subtle.

Flavor reveals more chocolate notes that linger throughout, accented nicely by oats. Nutty malt carries into the lightly dry finish. Notes of tart cherries become evident as it warms.

Body is thick and rich, smooth, with low carbonation.

Didn't expect the tart character. Definitely malt dominant, with enough dryness at the finish to counter the suggested sweetness from the aroma. If that off flavor weren't there, this would fare better.

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2014 02:57:37 | More by barczar
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BurdockBoy

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

06-24-2014 02:50:49 | More by BurdockBoy
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cindyjeffsmith

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

appearance: pretty darn dark. Some cola highlights around the edges. Modest tan head.
smell: Subdued. Some toasty malt and hints of molasses and cocoa.
taste: just like the nose. Subtle to be sure.
overall: Pleasant and fits the altbier profile. A "smooth" and "delicate" beer. Nothing bad to say about this. Pleasant enough though nothing to get excited about either.

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2014 23:32:34 | More by cindyjeffsmith
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Mild_Bill

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

06-22-2014 17:44:13 | More by Mild_Bill
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Gww1864

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

06-22-2014 00:59:19 | More by Gww1864
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M1A2

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

06-21-2014 00:18:25 | More by M1A2
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4DAloveofSTOUT

Illinois

4.2/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 oz bottle sealed with silver pressure cap.

poured into SP Wine Stem

Appearance: dark brown to a light black body with a mahogoney hue when held up to light. Thick cap of off white head that drops down to a thin ring around the glass.

Smell: Slightly sweet malts that smell like brown sugar, and caramel with a hint milk chocolate. Malt profile is also toasted, lightly roasty, and nutty. Smells like a malt forward brown ale brewed with brown sugar as a brewing adjunct. Really nice nose on this beer.

Taste: Interestesting....from the nose I would have expected this beer to have a decent amount of sweetness, but its actually leading off with light roast and nuttiness, mild bitterness, and a decent amount of toasted malt. Slightly bready with a hint of caramel. I also taste a decent molasses note and some oats as well. Hint of earthy hops. As the beer warms, it becomes more rich and malty.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer with low levels of carbonation. Almost moderate carbonation levels, but not enough carbonation to say its moderate. Soft and delicate creamy mouthfeel, that get slightly prickly on the end of each sip. Very smooth drinking beer.

Overall: This is only my second Altbier that I have drank. The other is New Glarus Altbier. I have to say that this is a really good beer style. Its like a sessionable brown ale; flavorful yet very easy drinking. This is honestly my favorite beer that I have tried from Off Color so far. I have had Troublesome and Apex Predator. Its a must try if you like Altbier, I definately prefer Off Color Scurry over New Glarus Alt. I would also recommend this beer to people who like a malty brown ale because this beer will fit into that niche very well.

Serving type: bottle

06-20-2014 08:38:25 | More by 4DAloveofSTOUT
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MikeCactusGordon

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

06-19-2014 17:18:46 | More by MikeCactusGordon
Scurry from Off Color Brewing
83 out of 100 based on 279 ratings.