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AleSmith / Cigar City Ramblin' Rye - AleSmith Brewing Company

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87
very good

84 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 84
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 8.74%
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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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.

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AleSmith / Cigar City Ramblin' Rye from AleSmith Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 84 ratings.