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AleSmith / Cigar City Ramblin' Rye - AleSmith Brewing Company

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very good

90 Ratings
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Ratings: 90
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 8.72%
Wants: 2
Gots: 11 | FT: 2
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:
Beer added by: Bazyx on 04-19-2014

AleSmith and Cigar City have once again partnered up for our second coast-2-coast collaborative brew, a delicious rye brown ale.
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Ratings: 90 | Reviews: 11
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Poured from the bottle into a nonic pint glass.

Thick four finger light tan creamy looking head, with some thick puck settling. Creamy yellow to tan and very light. Body is a deep mahogany red with some very nice hues.

Great toasty nose. Very noticeable dry powdered cocoa, a bit of sweet nutmeg, a little bit of acridity and spice. Definitely a very noticeable chocolate angle. Very inviting.

Palate manages to bring some goods. Nice coating malted body, almost creamy but just solid, with the chocolate moving towards milk on the finish, and some hop citrus oils slowly building on the swallow. Some of that acrid sourness is slightly noticeable in the mid palate, but doesn't hang around for much. Spicy hot towards the end also.

Listed as a sort of Roggenbier, which it seems to share more to style a bit. Overall not bad either way.

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AleSmith / Cigar City Ramblin' Rye from AleSmith Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 90 ratings.