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Smooth Ryed - BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub

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Ratings: 80
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.31
pDev: 15.11%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 01-10-2013)
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Reviews by dhannes:
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3.28/5  rDev -0.9%

Poured into a Perfect Pint:

A=Honey colored, slightly cloudy...darker than anticipated...one finger head lasted over a minute.

S=Faint honey and herbal undertones.

T=Whoa...much more bitter than anticipated; quite hoppy...sort of like an IPA with some tang and spice. After it warmed up a bit, it was a bit smoother--slightly creamy and herbal.

M=Rather light carbonation; medium to light body...aftertaste makes it hard to call a session.

O=I am not that familiar with the style and received this as a gift...I don't like the style enough to purchase it, and this beer didn't change my mind...still, if you like IPA's and rye beers, this one would be worth trying.

08-24-2013 20:06:53 | More by dhannes
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

02-16-2013 21:57:14 | More by Tiernan
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2.75/5  rDev -16.9%

03-22-2013 04:43:05 | More by SmellsofMahagony
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New Mexico

3.43/5  rDev +3.6%

Very small off white head slowly falls into a clear golden bronze colored beer.

Light aroma of mostly the rye with a bit of citrus hops sneaking in.

Light tasting rye aspects even less than the light aroma. Very light on the rye, I guess I know why they call it smooth ryed.

A very light dryish aftertaste with just a bit of the rye taste coming through with this light to medium bodied ale.

Just seems a little to smooth for my beer drinking tastes, I do like the ryeish taste it has I just wish it were more pronounced.

10-02-2013 02:59:32 | More by LXIXME
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3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

12-25-2013 23:29:35 | More by DerekQXQX
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

08-22-2013 15:39:09 | More by seavercm
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3.68/5  rDev +11.2%

Two fingers of foamy head on a clear, dark amber colored body.
The aroma is bright citrus with the rye coming through strong too. Nice.
The taste is smooth with lots of rye spice. There's a strong bitterness that comes in at the end, which seems out of place.
The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation.

03-17-2013 04:38:15 | More by Fatehunter
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

07-08-2013 17:54:49 | More by TheMrFarnham
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2.5/5  rDev -24.5%

12-03-2013 02:56:00 | More by blindpiggie
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4/5  rDev +20.8%

03-31-2013 04:08:07 | More by PhillyStyle
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2.75/5  rDev -16.9%

08-10-2013 23:09:44 | More by Segelstrom
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

05-28-2013 00:14:56 | More by stampfler07
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

10-31-2013 04:29:30 | More by jaydoc
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

06-22-2013 23:34:29 | More by Bigben0328
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3.83/5  rDev +15.7%

12oz bottle picked up tonight at the COOP.... Didn't catch the price but probably about $1.70... Poured into my slim tulip... Clear light amber... nice long lasting white head provides good lacing for the entire glass...

Nose is fairly hop forward... citrus with a good backbone of toasty and lesser caramel maltiness... a bit of floral hoppiness with warmth.

Flavor mirrors the nose... I get a little bit of rye as a crispy dry toasted bready note... again plenty of citrus hoppiness... lingers on the palate forever for a lower ABV brew... mouthfeel is lighter side of medium with a good everpresent carbonation.

Pretty solid... Could possibly use a little more rye flavor to help balance out against the bigger hop profile.... but damn tasty and I will certainly buy as long as it is fresh.


01-10-2013 04:44:16 | More by JohnGalt1
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4.25/5  rDev +28.4%

07-21-2013 20:31:51 | More by enelson
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2.25/5  rDev -32%

02-22-2014 22:55:33 | More by DerrickW
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4/5  rDev +20.8%

05-03-2013 19:25:50 | More by Laklimell
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3.79/5  rDev +14.5%

Appearance 3.25: Attractive coppery gold color. Completely translucent. Smallish 1/4" head.

Smell 3.50: Good bouquet. Malty, grainy, with a nice warming sensation.

Taste 4.0: Front is slightly sweet with a very brief hint of hops. Middle is thick and malty. Semi-sweet with a slightly dry and spicy twang. Finish also has that pleasant spiciness and showcases a tasty, hoppy, alkaline hint along with very brief flashes of malt and caramel. Aftertaste is short, dry and refreshing.

Mouthfeel 3.75: A bit too bubbly. Less bubbles would have made it feel more like an ale, but this level makes it sort of strange, an in-between kind of beer sensation.

Overall 3.75: Probably the best rye beer I have tasted. It is not perfect by any means, but is good at what it attempts to do: create a refreshing, "seasonal" (the box said that, not me) brew. Sessionable and probably great with food, there is no hint of its 6.3% ABV. A sleeper, a surprise and worth purchasing if you see it.

07-09-2013 05:20:46 | More by BeerDocT
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3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

07-02-2013 03:55:15 | More by Kips
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4/5  rDev +20.8%

06-02-2013 17:55:19 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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4.14/5  rDev +25.1%

Aroma made up of sweet toasted malt with some herbal notes mixed in as well. Appearance is dynamite. I let my bottle sit out of the fridge for a half hour before pouring. The head was huge and billowy white. Sustained for minutes on end. Body is clear with a reddish gold hue. Almost champagne like bubbles continue to rise from the bottom. Flavor is nicely balanced for this style. A little sweet at first but followed up with a herbal bitter dryness. Rye grain is there but I don't pretend to be an expert at identifying different herbs and grains in beer. If it wasn't named Smooth Ryed, I might not say rye. Nice drinkable body, smooth carbonation. Could drink this year round. Nice all around beer.

02-22-2013 02:44:38 | More by Braz
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4.25/5  rDev +28.4%

02-02-2013 03:12:24 | More by tubeyes
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3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

07-29-2013 21:40:42 | More by Rand_ale_Thor
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4.34/5  rDev +31.1%

Poured into a balloon glass.

Look: A nice deep amber orange color. A bright white head recedes to a film with a thicker ring around the edges. Good webby lacing on the glass.

Aroma: Rye grains all over, with some slight sourness.

Taste: Excellent. Rye malts bring a dryness at first, with some caramel sweetness soon after. Faint tart notes fill out the back.

Mouthfeel: Slightly dry, but refreshing as well.

Overall: I really like this beer. Clean with lots of character.

05-07-2013 02:05:32 | More by JuicesFlowing
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Smooth Ryed from BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub
77 out of 100 based on 80 ratings.