Scarlett Red Rye - Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
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Reviews by micromaniac129:
3.65/5 rDev -1.1%
Scarlett Lady looks brown when pouring but has a nice reddish hue when peered through. i small lacey head forms with a touch of lacing.
The aroma was sweet malts with a touch of roasted malts.
Taste was pretty good and solid. Taste was of soft roasted malts sweet caramel and a touch of hops. I didn't take note of any rye malts.
This is a good solid beer but really didn't notice any rye.
02-13-2014 11:52:40 | More by micromaniac129
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3.63/5 rDev -1.6%
A - Deep pretty violet. Reminds me of Consecration.
S - Fruity breadiness.
T - Oh yeah that's a red rye if you ask me. Spicy bread. Thought it would be sweeter and fruitier from the smell. A bitter finish. Not too complex but enjoyable rye character.
M - Medium body and crisp amount of carbonation. It's nice.
O - A good rye beer. Slightly uncommon for me, but I liked it.
04-08-2014 07:44:04 | More by samtrillo
3.58/5 rDev -3%
Appearance - Pours a dark, semi-clear amber red with an off-white, 2 finger head. Average retention, the resulting lace is thick with decent stick.
Smell - Primarily caramel and roasted malt with a hint of citrus hop, and a peppery rye note playing off in the background.
Taste - Follows the nose fairly well. Roasted malt character, hints of coffee and chocolate, caramel malt, a touch of citrus hop on the backend... but the rye is so subtle, you might not even catch it if you aren't looking for it. There's a bit of peppery spice in the aftertaste, but it's almost an afterthought.
Mouthfeel - Medium body, with fair carbonation. Finishes semi-dry. Goes down smooth and easy.
Overall - Somewhat disappointed, if only because I've been so impressed with Speakeasy beers in the past. This one's not bad by any stretch, but if you're looking for a beer with strong rye character, you might want to look elsewhere. Not a bad beer, but doesn't necessarily deliver on the promise of the label.
11-01-2012 05:53:12 | More by TheSixthRing
3.68/5 rDev -0.3%
The Scarlett pours as beautiful as the girl on the label. The beer was a deep rich clear amber with white head that is leaving a nice lace. The scent was very malty. The taste was ok....started very nice then a weird stringent funk piled on leaving me to scratch my head. Does not come off the pallet as nice as other ryes. The mouthfeel was medium in body with good carbonation. Overall this beer is ok....not sure I'd run out to buy it.
09-11-2013 00:59:02 | More by WoodBrew
3.55/5 rDev -3.8%
Poured one finger of head on a clear, amber colored body.
The aroma is red licorice, rye spice and lemon.
The taste is moderate bitterness with a slight honey sweetness and finishes with a bold bitterness. Nice profile.
The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation.
An enjoyable red rye ale.
06-09-2013 03:57:37 | More by Fatehunter
3.38/5 rDev -8.4%
Bottled on 9/21/2012
Poured into a standard tulip
Appearance: Pours a beautiful deep, brownish red with a finger and a half of light tan head. Loads of lacing and good head retention.
Aroma: Spicy rye, sweet caramel malt with faint, leafy, citric hops playing catch up. Pretty low key smelling brew.
Taste: Starts off with a much bigger hop presence than anticipated. The citrusy hops pretty much dominate the other aspects of this beer. Unfortunately,there is very little rye underneath the hops. Some caramelly malt peeks through the brew as it warms. The rye finally makes itself known albeit quietly in the dry, bitter finish.
Mouthfeel: Slick, slightly sticky and off dry. High carbonation for the style.
Overall: A pretty flavorful session beer. I wish the rye had a bigger role in this beer and I also feel that the carbonation is too high for this ale. If the carbonation was dialed back a bit, I think the malt and hops would have a much bigger playing field to interact with each other on. It definitely is a good session beer to have while watching the game with some friends.
12-18-2012 23:58:33 | More by flayedandskinned
4.13/5 rDev +11.9%
Mix a six pick up at Shoprite Wines. Twelve ounce bottle in pint glass.
Pours crimson reddish brown with virtually no foam on top. Just a smattering of white. Toffee rye nose, subtle sweetness. Pleasing. Rich malty taste with a rye hop bitter in the middle that rolls into sweet finish. Nice bite. Solid mouthfeel. Everything really works together for a tasty end result.
05-11-2013 20:21:43 | More by KTCamm
3.43/5 rDev -7%
Pours out to a deep reddish brown with a very small head that subsides very quickly, but leaves some decent lacing around the edge of the glass.
Smell is rather malty with hints of roasted grain.
The flavor matches the smell, with a very strong wave of roasted grains, but a bit one-dimensional.
Mouthfeel is fairly thick and slightly grainy. Interesting characteristic, but not something I'd look for.
Overall, this isn't a beer that I particularly like, but it was interesting. The appearance of the beer is great but ultimately fell short of my expectations.
02-18-2014 04:14:57 | More by Boneheadmx
Scarlett Red Rye from Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
83 out of 100 based on 182 ratings.