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Scarlett Red Rye - Speakeasy Ales & Lagers

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Ratings: 186
Reviews: 34
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 10.3%
Wants: 5
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Speakeasy Ales & Lagers visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: UCLABrewN84 on 08-31-2012)
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Photo of jesus808
4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

jesus808, May 26, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +22%

WizzardOfHops, May 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

grumblebee, May 19, 2013
Photo of johnnyboy76
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

johnnyboy76, May 14, 2013
Photo of KTCamm
4.13/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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.

KTCamm, May 11, 2013
Photo of Mersh
3/5  rDev -18.7%

Mersh, May 04, 2013
Photo of jenray
3/5  rDev -18.7%

jenray, May 03, 2013
Photo of acurtis
2.75/5  rDev -25.5%

acurtis, May 03, 2013
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

djrn2, May 03, 2013
Photo of Bnoise11
4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

Bnoise11, Mar 31, 2013
Photo of InfernoBoss
4/5  rDev +8.4%

InfernoBoss, Mar 30, 2013
Photo of mactrail
3.48/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Big foam in the pilsner glass. Second pour yielded a tall whipped cream head with handsome dark copper amber color. Quite sudsy and a pleasant mouthful. A whiff of something bready in the smell. Caraway? Maybe that's my imagination.

The flavor is on the mild side with an odd sweet sensation. Sort of grainy with an interesting resiny tang that may be the rye. Otherwise not much sense of the often spicy and dry rye-ness. Not much in the way of hops, though there is a pleasant bitterish aftertaste. A hint of something like cardboard that is less pleasant. Still, this grows on you after sipping through the 12 oz. Maybe this would be a good quaff. I'll try it more chilled next time. From the six-pack bought at Beach Front Liquor in San Clemente.

mactrail, Mar 30, 2013
Photo of Murrhey
3.21/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 12oz standard pressure-cap bottle into a shaker pint glass in Libby, Mont. Reviewed live.

A- Two-finger cream-colored head forms quickly. Thick and doughy looking head with moderate retention, two minutes is about right. Reddish-amber color body with high clarity. Fine looking beer. Nice sticky creamy lacing.

S- Some earthy hops and the slightly sour scent of rye. The grains are present, but not very vibrant. The hops smack of some earthiness and piney bitterness, but not tremendously complex.

T- Middling bitterness, piney hops. Sour and thick rye flavor. Honestly tastes kind of stale.

M- Medium-bodied, sugary and dry.

O- Slightly above average. I've had better and worse examples of the style. Not complaining though. Drinkable and a good example.

Murrhey, Mar 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

soulmanifesting, Mar 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

esdeebrew, Mar 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

PHBoiler, Mar 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

beepill, Mar 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

GaryMarkle84, Mar 15, 2013
Photo of Rick778
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Rick778, Mar 07, 2013
Photo of MCain04
3.49/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Extra in a beer trade. Bottled 11/12, poured into Sam Adams glass.

A: dark amber-red and clear, 1 1/2 finger creamy off-white head with good retention, moderate lacing.

S: Not much on the nose, some rye malts, a bit of spice? Not that aromatic.

T: Standard rye tasting malt, not much hop taste, a little bitterness on the back end.

M: Clean and crisp. Modestly dry. Tastes thin.

O: An average rye ale. Probably wouldn't drink it again, but not bad.

MCain04, Feb 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

Chevelle66, Feb 22, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +22%

pquijal, Feb 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Sludgeman, Feb 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

allstar255, Feb 14, 2013
Photo of smakawhat
3.63/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the bottle into a Dogfish Ale house glass.

Three fingers of light tan and creamy retention head foam up, big and bellowing with lots of staying power. A super dark reddish brown amber, nearly blood colored but deeper with little slow rising carbonation coming up. The body color on this beer is just true red and to name, exquisite. Minimal lacing, with a little light clump. Love it.

Nose has some chewy dry malt sensations, and light cream. Not much else, but it's very nice and quite solid and simple.

Palate hits with a very light body. Light malts but also a hint of wetness that rolls over the tongue. Finishes clean with a nice classic rye malt spice kick. Hop angle seems to be buried with the spicy malt dominating.

Overall this isn't really that bad, and it's easy drinking. Just a little bit more oomph and depth and this would really hit the spot.

smakawhat, Feb 06, 2013
Scarlett Red Rye from Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
83 out of 100 based on 186 ratings.