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AleSmith / Cigar City Ramblin' Rye - AleSmith Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

83 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 83
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 8.76%
Wants: 3
Gots: 10 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
AleSmith Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
AleSmith and Cigar City have once again partnered up for our second coast-2-coast collaborative brew, a delicious rye brown ale.

(Beer added by: Bazyx on 04-19-2014)
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

LeeEvolved, Nov 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

jvillefan, Nov 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

Thanks to NJB145 for this bottle, a marriage of two breweries that could only be good, right? 22 oz. bottle with a cowpoke in profile, split with my wife.

Poured expertly by my twelve year old, the brew is a dark brown with creeping red highlights around the edges. The nose is an all-access invite edged in chocolate, light roast, sweet malts, earthiness. Really nice.

Ramblin’ Rye is a brown that tested out of its mediocre class. So many browns seem like a second thought to breweries, a throwaway style, this one is crafted like a hand-made bar of soap. Lovely sweet malts & the rye open; the rye is both spicy & earthy, which is hard to pull off. Mid-palate boasts some nice roast & mild bitterness, then that nice chocolate rolls in smoother than a new St. Croix blank with a Shimano reel. So easy drinking, it’s hard to believe it’s north of 8% ABV.

This is a very good brown. I’d drink this any time.

maximum12, Oct 18, 2014
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3.79/5  rDev -2.3%

Gdirt, Oct 05, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -2.1%

Tom-Peters, Oct 05, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

mendvicdog, Sep 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

tally, Sep 14, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.7%

duceswild, Sep 14, 2014
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st9647v3, Sep 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

jtladner, Sep 13, 2014
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3.65/5  rDev -5.9%

MonkeyBread, Sep 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

AleHunter805, Sep 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

JGlitz87, Aug 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

mbeerdino21, Aug 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

LaneMeyer, Aug 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

sammyg832, Aug 12, 2014
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rbrefbeerman, Aug 08, 2014
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GClarkage, Aug 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

brpendergast85, Aug 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

Clemskis, Aug 02, 2014
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BryanCDM, Jul 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

seavercm, Jul 14, 2014
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AleSmith / Cigar City Ramblin' Rye from AleSmith Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 83 ratings.