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Scurry - Off Color Brewing

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BA SCORE
83
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462 Ratings
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Ratings: 462
Reviews: 73
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 11.51%
Wants: 9
Gots: 52 | 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:
Beer added by: emerge077 on 05-31-2013

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
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Photo of Fuzzgun91
3/5  rDev -17.8%

Sorta underwhelming. Considering what the listed ingredients were, I thought it would be a bit more sweet and/or out there. Was good, but let down my high expectations.

Photo of Kevinkarpiak
3/5  rDev -17.8%

Photo of Dave2234
3/5  rDev -17.8%

Photo of Azpittil57
3/5  rDev -17.8%

Photo of Ak555667
3/5  rDev -17.8%

Photo of Focusf111
3/5  rDev -17.8%

Photo of Sonofalime
3/5  rDev -17.8%

Photo of PTEdelman
3/5  rDev -17.8%

Photo of Shandycan
3/5  rDev -17.8%

Photo of hilgart1
3/5  rDev -17.8%

Photo of Nichols33
3/5  rDev -17.8%

Photo of 10Crumra
3/5  rDev -17.8%

Photo of kscaldef
3/5  rDev -17.8%

Photo of gmendez1122
3/5  rDev -17.8%

Photo of atpca
3/5  rDev -17.8%

Photo of Ryanb2765
3/5  rDev -17.8%

Photo of charlesjwinkler
3/5  rDev -17.8%

Photo of EuellGophar
3.02/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.75

What else goes with barbecue ribs?

Photo of Paincane
3.02/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Mahogany hued with short-lived tan head.
S: Nose includes coffee, roasty malt & molasses.
T: Bread, brown sugar, honey & coffee notes are among its flavors.
M: Smooth balanced brew with easy drinkability and a dry finish.
O: Good Altbier that is well worth tasting.

Photo of hopley
3.06/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Something didn't work for me with this beer - way too much carbonation with a head that settled awkwardly and uneven on top of the beer with big symmetrical bubbles. It had a soapy smell and bubbly taste on account of the carbonation. It got slightly better after it settled and warmed slightly - the honey and molasses taste came out a bit that made me think it tasted more like a bubbly Scotch Ale. I wouldn't buy this one again, but wouldn't write it off entirely as perhaps I got a bad bottle - I've liked the other Off Color beers I've tried.

Photo of nmier91
3.08/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cpetrone84
3.12/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pour is dark brown with red edges and a fizzy tan head. Nose is mostly molasses and notes of coffee bean and roast. Taste is more sticky molasses and strong roasted malt notes. Some cooked brown sugar through a finish that thins a bit. Medium body with assertive carbonation thinning in the finish.

Photo of avalon07
3.18/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A: Poured from a bottle to a cylinder glass. Had a medium brown color and a slightly cloudy consistency. There was a small amount of foamy head that quickly dissipated. Not a whole lot of lacing.

S: An OK aroma of malt and a sugary component, but not much else. A little subdued.

T: Tasted of malt and molasses, but the advertised honey didn't really shine through. A lot of German-style beers don't always seem to have a great deal of complexity (a very broad statement), and this one seems to be no exception. Kind of bland.

M: A lot of carbonation with a sharp, crisp, and dry finish. Medium-bodied.

O: Not necessarily a bad beer, but definitely a forgettable one. Still, somewhat drinkable.

Photo of ben_jammin
3.2/5  rDev -12.3%

Photo of pheelingIt
3.2/5  rDev -12.3%

Scurry from Off Color Brewing
83 out of 100 based on 462 ratings.