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Scurry - Off Color Brewing

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283 Ratings
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Ratings: 283
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 10.35%
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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Gww1864

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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

Illinois

4.2/5  rDev +14.4%
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 -4.6%

06-19-2014 17:18:46 | More by MikeCactusGordon
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see_moore_life

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

06-17-2014 00:11:30 | More by see_moore_life
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stephensinner

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

06-15-2014 22:46:45 | More by stephensinner
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DelicateDelirium

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

06-15-2014 14:19:21 | More by DelicateDelirium
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scottwurst

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

06-15-2014 02:12:13 | More by scottwurst
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PPOmaha

Nebraska

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.

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2014 22:11:57 | More by PPOmaha
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spycow

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

06-14-2014 16:18:33 | More by spycow
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Beerme5

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

06-13-2014 22:41:48 | More by Beerme5
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

06-10-2014 04:08:58 | More by Knapp85
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facesnorth

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

06-08-2014 21:13:28 | More by facesnorth
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mlklein27

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

06-08-2014 15:25:07 | More by mlklein27
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Oakenator

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

06-08-2014 04:48:44 | More by Oakenator
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VelvetExtract

Massachusetts

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.

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2014 01:06:38 | More by VelvetExtract
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tedgelee

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

06-05-2014 19:53:21 | More by tedgelee
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KFBR392

Illinois

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.

Serving type: bottle

06-05-2014 02:17:38 | More by KFBR392
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maxcoinage

Illinois

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

Serving type: bottle

06-03-2014 23:21:16 | More by maxcoinage
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Shandycan

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18.3%

06-01-2014 15:19:15 | More by Shandycan
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KingMe

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

05-31-2014 15:55:37 | More by KingMe
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Knoxrb12

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

05-29-2014 18:49:58 | More by Knoxrb12
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JayQue

Virginia

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.

Serving type: bottle

05-28-2014 00:47:26 | More by JayQue
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

05-26-2014 21:51:37 | More by acurtis
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LoveStout

New York

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

05-26-2014 20:26:24 | More by LoveStout
Scurry from Off Color Brewing
83 out of 100 based on 283 ratings.