1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Charkoota Rye - New Holland Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Charkoota RyeCharkoota Rye

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
81
good

224 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 224
Reviews: 130
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 20.79%
Wants: 15
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Holland Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Smoked Beer |  7.79% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Charkoota Rye - Smoked Doppelbock Lager

Charkoota Rye is a Smoked Rye Dopplebock. Charkoota Rye's malty backbone is derived from a blend of rye and four other malts, including malted barley smoked over cherry wood by our very own brewers, John and Jeff.

Its smoke-forward body is balanced with tones of deep mollasses and caramel, with a crisp, clean lager finish.

19° Plato, Alc. 7.75% by Vol.

(Beer added by: Deuane on 01-04-2009)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Latest | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 224 | Reviews: 130 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by salvo:
Photo of salvo
salvo

Indiana

4.35/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Charkoota Rye is a really nice surprise. Rich black lager malt and lager yeast made new and exciting with a milky richness and sweet smokiness that is well-balanced. A welcome change and nice surprise: an extreme beer that is flavorful, rich, and drinkable.

Would be great with smoked meats or BBQ. Really complex and spicy finish: not sure which flavors to concentrate on! The rich chocolate malts? Smoke and rich earthiness? The subtle saltiness? The rich mouthfeel, almost like milk? Or the long drying finish that makes me wonder what I was drinking?

Finished like an APA or even IPA. Smoke was present but not overpowering, and while it went well with the spicy meaty pizza, I would really like to try it with real slow-smoked BBQ. This is a new batch on tap, and I'm really aching to pop open the 2010 vintage bottles found at RePete's Party Store in Holland, MI.

Serving type: on-tap

09-05-2011 02:06:50 | More by salvo
More User Reviews:
Photo of Latarnik
Latarnik

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

05-29-2014 01:30:14 | More by Latarnik
Photo of DaftPatrick
DaftPatrick

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +12.4%

03-19-2014 23:23:36 | More by DaftPatrick
Photo of arnulfooxblood
arnulfooxblood

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

03-14-2014 01:58:29 | More by arnulfooxblood
Photo of DarthGuitarHero
DarthGuitarHero

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -15.7%

03-06-2014 21:24:04 | More by DarthGuitarHero
Photo of JIMTRK16
JIMTRK16

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

02-26-2014 17:57:33 | More by JIMTRK16
Photo of BoilerMo
BoilerMo

Indiana

3.64/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

a: Nice brownish amber hints

s: smokey with ahint of sweetness

t: the smoke is right out front and burnt grains were present

m: Nice mouth and good smokey finish, like you just drank a camp fire.

o: I dont personally like drinking a campfire, but it is a smoked rye so if that is your thing then this one has it. If you like a strong smokey flavor and burnt grains this is a good beer for you. (If you are looking for a more traditional dopplebock this isnt a good choice.)

Serving type: bottle

02-24-2014 15:29:00 | More by BoilerMo
Photo of crashdavisinoh
crashdavisinoh

Ohio

3/5  rDev -15.7%

02-15-2014 13:22:30 | More by crashdavisinoh
Photo of jeffwright
jeffwright

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

02-15-2014 02:36:24 | More by jeffwright
Photo of DS31
DS31

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

02-10-2014 23:32:23 | More by DS31
Photo of jaydoc
jaydoc

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

12-22-2013 16:10:18 | More by jaydoc
Photo of TPONY51
TPONY51

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

10-23-2013 05:20:42 | More by TPONY51
Photo of DrIPA
DrIPA

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

10-18-2013 12:53:23 | More by DrIPA
Photo of Agentveba
Agentveba

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

10-14-2013 13:16:57 | More by Agentveba
Photo of Paul_Apsley
Paul_Apsley

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +33.4%

09-02-2013 22:16:43 | More by Paul_Apsley
Photo of tommy5
tommy5

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

08-29-2013 13:29:06 | More by tommy5
Photo of Hopheadjeffery
Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

08-01-2013 02:12:46 | More by Hopheadjeffery
Photo of Kegatron
Kegatron

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

07-31-2013 21:00:30 | More by Kegatron
Photo of Eric1Mess
Eric1Mess

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

07-20-2013 22:27:49 | More by Eric1Mess
Photo of megamass
megamass

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +12.4%

07-16-2013 21:52:05 | More by megamass
Photo of thefluker
thefluker

Missouri

2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

07-14-2013 13:02:57 | More by thefluker
Photo of radiofish
radiofish

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

07-09-2013 04:02:10 | More by radiofish
Photo of Achoo_Bacca
Achoo_Bacca

Illinois

4/5  rDev +12.4%

07-01-2013 01:03:52 | More by Achoo_Bacca
Photo of andysc83
andysc83

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

06-23-2013 16:51:10 | More by andysc83
Photo of mrebeka
mrebeka

Michigan

1.75/5  rDev -50.8%

06-08-2013 20:56:41 | More by mrebeka
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Charkoota Rye from New Holland Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 224 ratings.