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Cane & Ebel - Two Brothers Brewing Company

Cane & EbelCane & Ebel

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BA SCORE
92
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1,234 Ratings
THE BROS
94
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Ratings: 1234
Reviews: 596
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 10.73%


Brewed by:
Two Brothers Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: murphysbleachers on 05-14-2006)
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MowryJC

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

A - Deep, murky rusty color with red on the edges. The carbonation literally hangs in limbo near the top, giving this wonderfully hearty appearance. Thick soapy head that leaves a hearty lace that sticks around to the last drop.

S - Spicy, floral scent that ends with a great grain profile. I swear I can smell cream in the scent as well. It's an awesome combo.

T - I don't know where to begin, the complexity is great in this beer. All the promises the aroma makes make good in the taste, with a great rye spice and bitterness that is incredibly enjoyable. I never thought I would catch the palm sugar in this brew, but it's definitely present, and works great with the rest of the flavors.

M - Creamy as hell, and I love it. rolls around on my tongue and is almost as present and important as the taste.

D - Damn this beer is deceiving. Can't even begin to detect a 7% ABV. Not something I could drink 10 of in a night given the ABV, despite me wanting to. But I would take this rye beer every chance I could get it. The sweetness rounds out that spicy/hoppy flavor so nicely.

This is my favorite Two Brothers beer to date. The complexity in its smell and taste rocks, and the experience drinking this beer is just all around enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

10-15-2010 00:47:39 | More by MowryJC
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One2Remeber

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Reviewing as an Imperial Red Ale.

A: Cloudy, true red body with an off-white lacey head with sticky long legs.

S: Wet aroma, characteristics are still fresh. Excellent balance of lightly sweet caramel malts and floral/citrus hops.

T/M: A gummy body makes for easy drinking. All the flavors blend together while being noticeable, yet not very pronounced; the sugary body and smooth rye properties could be the acting catalyst.

O: Far exceeding my expectations. First brew from Two Brothers. This suits my classification for a higher gravity, well-hopped red ale. Clean flavors and alcohol kept in check.

Serving type: bottle

11-02-2012 04:00:36 | More by One2Remeber
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tastybeer

North Carolina

4.53/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Beautiful clear auburn color with a large aromatic fluffy oily slight tan head. Big blotchy lace remains as the head turns to an 1/8 inch layer for the duration. My nose is real happy here. Aroma is resinous with hop oils, a lot of grapefruit, some evergreen forest, sweet ripe oranges, tangerine + a little lemon, and some light refreshing floral. The rye has a well blended soft presence throughout and bits of sweet caramel malt occasionally slip through. Taste has a lot of the above also, with a nice bitter and slight rye sour especially through the finish. A great mix of stuff in this. It all somehow goes together real well. Mouth is slick, a little oily, with a nice semi-gritty texture hidden in there. Extremely smooth drinking. Huge drinkability.

This is a good one of a kind + you should definitely check it out.

Serving type: bottle

06-12-2006 05:05:26 | More by tastybeer
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hckyfn9999

Missouri

4.53/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured out of a bottle into a pint glass. The beer is a dark brownish amber color with one and a half fingers worth of creamy white head that has pretty good retention, and leaves some lacing on the glass. Aroma is of sweet caramel initially when poured, but more noticeable after the pour are some piney and citrusy hops along with a little touch of rye.

Initially, the beer is sweet with toffee and caramel. Then comes the hops. There is some pine along with some grapefruit, and pineapple is present also. The beer finishes with a nice spicy rye flavor. Mouthfeel is full bodied, creamy, smooth, and pleasantly carbonated. No signs of the 7% alcohol and this is a very drinkable beer. I wish there were more of this style available to me. I havent had a lot of these, but between this and the two Founder's rye beers, this is quickly becoming one of my favorite styles. This is a great beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-09-2007 02:19:41 | More by hckyfn9999
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Gehrig

Illinois

4.53/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

"I grabbed this at the sterling Sun Singer" is becoming a familiar refrain, but one that visitors to Champaign, IL should remember well. This place has it going on with a terrific selection. This was one of the better grabs from there. It begins with a five-star look--two thick fingers of dun foam laid over a medium brown body, with ample lacing ringing the DB mug. Great.

The nose is a terrific blend of citrus hops and caramel malt, sweet and sticky. The sticky really emerges in the taste, combining very well with the hops to produce something vaguely reminiscent of a lighter version of Sierra Nevada's Bigfoot--sweeter, but well-hopped and sticky as Bigfoot is as well. I was very impressed. I greatly enjoy the mouthfeel of such beers; the complexity gives one a bit of everything, never a letdown. This felt stronger than the 7.00% ABV, a bit boozy in the delicious taste. But that doesn't detract from a beer that I'll soon revisit. Tremendous.

Serving type: bottle

04-24-2008 21:30:24 | More by Gehrig
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warrenout330

Ohio

4.53/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12oz bottle... right into my duvel glass

A- pours a deep red color... almost blood like... even the thickness feels like it. Big white head.... lots of sticky lacing

S- cane sugar, rye malt, earthy grass, tons of sugar in the nose but very well balanced...

T- very pronounced rye malt... more than the smell... hint of sweetness maybe from the cane sugar... earthy hops and funk in the back of the throat

M- dry, sweet, bittnerness.... bubbly down the throat...

O- this is yet another brewery you can't really go wrong with... their more driven towards taste over ABV. track them down and enjoy like a victorious Viking lol

Serving type: bottle

11-05-2012 02:29:46 | More by warrenout330
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scruffwhor

Illinois

4.55/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance- Pours a very deep mahagony color with burnt pink grapefruit highlights. Head was a nice one and a half finger head. Light bubbling as well as lacing.

Smell- Indeed a very fubnky hop aroma with the lets not forget about the rye either. These two aromas combined with a grapefruit zest.

Taste- A great mix of brown sugared red rye, funky hops with a real resiny character, and grapefruit peels. Just an amzing mix of flavors in this artisanal brew.

Serving type: bottle

07-15-2006 22:37:12 | More by scruffwhor
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Jerzy86

Illinois

4.55/5  rDev +11%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Well this was my first rye beer and I had a great time with it... First the color is a deep amber, there really wasn't much of a head on is when I poured it, but slightly carbonated. The smells are very distinct, but I really liked it for the most part. The mouth feel was great, totally smooth and creamy, but had a little bite on the tongue... Will drink again!

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2008 04:24:40 | More by Jerzy86
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GIVEMEBACKMYSON

Alaska

4.55/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Smell: Daffodil flora.

Appearance: Mahogany brown with a lush, pocked head and an oozed appearance to the top. YOu wouldn't want to get this on your shoes.

A hop chirp hits, and in a millisecond is eclipsed by a more-rye-than-rye bite, a sugary kiss and a bitter farewell. Reader, I don't know if you'll understand me or not when I say that this beer is fast. But it is. Holy shit, how this beer is fast. Boom-boom-boom-boom. Four distinct traits, in about half a second. Repeat. THis is how a beer should drink. Slight resinous oil in the surprisingly un-slick mouthfeel makes this beer and my thirst have a cause/quench relationship.

Serving type: bottle

03-18-2008 00:07:21 | More by GIVEMEBACKMYSON
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deltatauhobbit

Maine

4.55/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to starofindia for sending this extra that clearly should have been on my wants list :)

Best by date of 10/29/08

Pours a dark amber color with a great sized head, fades slowly with a cap and leaves some patchy lacing.

Smell is a good mix of citrusy hops and malt, great nose balance.

Taste is initially citrusy and hoppy then the caramel malt backbone comes to smooth things out and leaves a nice bready aftertaste, great balance of sweetness and hops with a decent creaminess.

Serving type: bottle

09-06-2008 21:25:06 | More by deltatauhobbit
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drabmuh

Maryland

4.55/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Received as an extra in a BIF chain. Poured from a bottle into a standard pint glass.

Brewed with rye and Thai palm sugar. Beer is darker than I expected but it looks so inviting. It is dark brown and has a good head with staying power, yellowish or light brown head with small bubbles and moderate to low carbonation (medium to small bubbles).

The rye comes through very strong in the aroma. It smells so good. Not a lot of hop aroma or anything else. The rye malt dominates by a lot.

This beer is great. The rye malt comes through as the dominant flavor. There is a slight roast at the back end, there is no aftertaste to speak of. This is a great great beer. I would expect the adjunct sugar to dry it out or thin up the beer but it is full bodied, mouthfeel great, drinkability really high. If you like ryes go get this beer. Thanks Naugled. I love it.

Serving type: bottle

10-17-2009 01:00:25 | More by drabmuh
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ultralarry2006

Illinois

4.58/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22 oz. bomber. Left a beige one finger head with good retention, and very good lacing. Body was a brown-orange amber, like brewed black tea. Looks vey good.

Smell -floral, citrus, pine - in short: hops ! Following that; bready malt, and of course rye, bread. Smells great, mouthwatering.

Taste - Upfront with a big wash of piney bitterness, followed by some sweet caramel and sugar. Sweetness does not last long here, there's more pine, and this is still just the middle ! The big finish here is intense rye, as in rye bread. Rye, and more rye - that is, all the gloriuos bitterness and sourness of rye fills your mouth. Yum, yum ! Dry finish. Aftertaste is yet more rye bread. Very, very good.

Mouthfeel - full, smooth, low carbonation. Very slick from the hop oils, yet very dry finish from the rye.

Drinkability - this is very, very good, and it goes down well. However, this is perhaps too bold for many, that is, it's too extreme for the masses, which could impact its drinkability, that is, if you are in mixed company. But, if you are with other BA's and/or craft beer drinkers, then it's quite sessionable.

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2006 19:31:58 | More by ultralarry2006
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quad07

Illinois

4.58/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

$5.49 for a single 1pt, .6oz brown bottle with pry off cap from UFS. 7% ABV listed on label. Only date on bottle is 2006. This is a limited edition brewed once.

I noticed a nice wisp when prying off the cap. It poured into my large 23oz beer glass a dark amber brown color with light red & copper highlights. It produces a nice off white tight creamy head that left nice scattered lacewing to the finish.

The very first thing I noticed was the very well balanced smell of floral and green hops. The smell of caramel malts was very present and pleasantly rich.

The taste was great in so many ways. I noticed the rich taste of Carmel, malt & vanilla cream with a hint of rye nip. Then the nice green hop flavors took over with just a slight bitter finish. After it started warming I noticed more fruity flavors like bananas & peach or apricot. No real over powering alcohol taste at all.

This is a very drinkable IPA; I just wish I picked up two. If you're able to find a bottle I highly recommend it. Check my beer spy report for more details.

Cheers

Serving type: bottle

04-28-2008 15:39:39 | More by quad07
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Shiredave

New York

4.58/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

I had 2 pints of this at The Golden Rail and would have had more if I wasnt driving.

Rich, red / amber color with excellent clarity but a thin, whispy whitish head and some specks of lace.

Aroma is all hop ( Simcoe Im told - thanx for the link Jeff) with alot of grain sweetness to match. Great floral and citrus nose combines with the caramel malt notes to make this a very yummy smellin beer.

Delicious toffee flavors up front that slides quickly into a fruity charater which blends perfectly with the fresh, hoppy grass and citrus stuff goin on. Wonderful balance and grain complexity - the Rye is on the fringes but helps give depth to the dry, hoppy finish that lingers for a long, long time. The 7% abv is well folded into the mix making this slightly dangerous in it's remarkable drinkability.

Great Hybrid beer - the palm sugar is interesting - though I have no idea why. A new favorite - thanks brothers - keep it up please!

Serving type: on-tap

07-12-2008 21:35:52 | More by Shiredave
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VTbeerbroad

Vermont

4.58/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Every time I drink this beer I find something new to love. I don't know what they put in there, but I wish they would distribute in in Vermont so I didn't have to drive all the way to Chicago for it.

The color is orangey-amber, like butterscotch sundae topping. The head is thick and white and you could float a quarter on it.

It smells like citrus and pine. The body is huge, and the flavors- well, like I said, I seem to find something new every time. I swear I detected a note of cantaloupe in the last one. This is a big, bitter, fruity and delicious beer. A great way to introduce a newbie to IPAs because it doesn't smack you in the face.

Serving type: bottle

10-14-2010 22:51:24 | More by VTbeerbroad
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steelerguy

New York

4.58/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Deep amber, large frothy and sticky head, moderate carbonation, a bit hazy but translucent, immense lacing.

S - Lots of floral and citrus hops perfectly balanced by toasted and sweet caramel malt aromas.

T - As in most hoppy beers the hops hit first, just a lot of great hop flavor but it immediately followed by a definite rye sweetness and twang. Really great balance of citrus and floral hops by rye, toasted malt, dark caramel sweetness.

M - I thought with the palm sugar this may be a bit on the dry side, but not at all. Not a heavy beer but some really nice moderate body. There is a silkiness to it but the higher carbonation and alcohol at the end clean it up nicely. Ends with a nice citrus bitterness.

O - This is just a great beer. There is something to please a lot of people. Lots of hop flavor and a good bit of bitterness. Tons of malt flavor with the complexity of rye and some palm sugar which may not be tasted directly but it must add to the complexity of flavor which is great. Higher on the alcohol but not a huge beer. Fantastic rye beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2011 23:50:38 | More by steelerguy
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orbitalr0x

Illinois

4.6/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours from the 22oz bomber into my tulip glass a striking deep garnet hue with great clarity. A half inch of bone white foam leaves patches of sticky lace on my glass. Looking good! Aromas here instantly draw you in with a huge, vibrant melding of grapefruity, citric oil dripping hops combined with the most prominent spicy rye aroma I have ever come across in a beer. Sidelines of caramel sweetness, but the fresh dank green hops steal the show. Wow, this brew smells so damn good it's hard to put into words, you must try it for yourself!!

First sip brings a smooth, slightly dry bready carmalized maltiness upfront that has a big spicy kick of rye flavor. Bold citrusy, grapefruity resinous hops waste no time moving in and integrate seamlessly into the brew, creating a nice balance between sweet and bitter. Flows down with some more spiciness and a lip smackin hop cone finish. Tasty stuff.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied with a really nice creamy aspect that fills the mouth with each sip. Spot on carbonation makes this one disappear from my glass with the greatest of ease. Overall, the best brew I've had from Two Brothers thus far and a benchmark for the rye beer style. Read on the Two Bros website that this might become a regular in six packs...please, please, please let that be true as I for one will buy it all the time!

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2006 20:19:25 | More by orbitalr0x
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BuckeyeNation

Iowa

4.6/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Darkest bronze combined with burnt orange, a gorgeous hue that glows like dying firelight when even faintly backlit. Atop the liquid sits a tight-bubbled crown of ecru foam that looks like melting cinnamon ice cream. After all that, the best part about the appearance might just be the circumferential sheets of fine, filagreed lace.

I wish that I could appreciate rye malt in the nose. That's the only (slight) negative in what is a wonderful smelling beer. Even if I didn't know that Simcoe hops were used for dry-hopping, I might have been able to guess since their tropical fruitiness is so distinctive. A modest amount of caramel maltiness underlies the citric fruity goodness. Come to think of it, DIPA comparisons wouldn't be out of line.

Cane and Ebel is fabulous beer. It's everything that I'd hoped for and more. I know that two is a pretty small number, but after tasting Founders Red's Rye and now this one, I'd have to say that highly-hopped, rye-malted red ales are one of my favorite sub-sub-styles. If any other brewers want to jump on the bandwagon, there's plenty of room.

I'm still reminded of a DIPA. There's a more that solid malt backbone that is now tremendously rye spicy (woo hoo!) and a more than generous amount of hops that provide flavors of bitter orange and grapefruit zest. I'm pretty sure this bottle is at least six months old, which makes the still kickin' hoppiness all the more remarkable. This stuff is some kind of delicious.

Who knows what the Thai palm sugar added? The beer is sweet, but no more sweet than any other big IPA or DIPA. My thought is that it gave the brewers the opportunity to use the play on words that make up the name. Rather than Cain and Abel, we have Cane (sugar cane) and Ebel (the last names of the two brothers who own and run the brewery).

There's no way, with all that malt and all that palm sugar, that the mouthfeel could be anything other than full and semi-chewy. It's also plush, borderline sticky and sparsely carbonated. I wouldn't change a damn thing.

Without even checking my reviews, I know that Cane and Ebel is the best Two Brothers beer that has ever entered my glass. It's a lip smacking combination of cane sugar sweetness, rye malt spiciness and citric hop bitterness. I consider Red's Rye to be one of the best beers on the planet. I never dreamed that this Two Brothers offering would be almost as good. It will be a crime if it doesn't become a part of the brewery's year-round lineup.

Serving type: bottle

01-14-2007 21:57:14 | More by BuckeyeNation
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youngblood

Indiana

4.6/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A - Poured copper haze. Moderate carbonation. Head stayed at one finger for about ten minutes. Very pleasing to view.

S - This is where I knew that I would like this beer. Strong hop presence in the nose.

T - Again, nice strong hops. Very citrusy. Bit of sweetness on the tail end of the flavor.

M - Great mouthfeel. Somewhat silky and thick.

Serving type: bottle

02-18-2009 19:54:48 | More by youngblood
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Jekster

Indiana

4.6/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Appearance: This beer pours a beautiful mahogany brown with garnet highlights. There is a slight but present fluffy white head that settles to a nice thin lacing.

Smell: This beer has a pleasant rich brown sugar sweetness that is forward on the nose followed by a mellow floral spice. I smell fresh cut grass, fresh zested oranges along with earth components like tree bark and moss. There is a definite bready, grainy malt character hiding in the background. It reminds me of fresh cooked waffles on Sunday morning.

Taste: This beer is forward with a nice chewy bread crust and cereal grain flavors. This malt is paired with a slightly fruit sweetness like fresh boiled cranberries, apricot and tart grapefruit. This is followed by a combo of peppery spice from the rye and floral, citrusy (lemon, orange) spice from traditional American hops. There is definitely a lingering bitterness, but it is not shocking to your palette or overpowering at all.

Mouthfeel: This beer has a medium body, but a wonderfully dry finish making it both bold and fantastically thirst quenching.

Drinkability: I could easily sit back and drink many of these throughout the evening either paired with food or on it's own. At 68 IBU's and 7 ABV it could definitely get me in trouble. ;)

OVERALL IMPRESSION: This beer is definitely my favorite that Two Brother's has to offer. It has a uniqueness from the Rye and Palm sugar that is showcased in the beer. It's really a unique take on an American Rye Ale by blending the peppery spicyness of Rye with the sweet citrus spice of American hops. It's a definite must try beer in my opinion.

Serving type: bottle

03-02-2009 01:42:17 | More by Jekster
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Duhast500

Rhode Island

4.6/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to dug for this brew.

Poured from a 12oz. bottle into a pint glass.

The color is a dark copper/red with a slight light brown head with a small amount of lacing.

The smell is a bit hoppy with some grainy sweet flavor. Has some woody flavor wit a slight rye flavor.

The taste is rye right up front but is smoother than some beers I have had with rye. It has a bit of a spicy flavor that gives way to a warming honey flavor. There is a tiny buttery flavor that helps the beer with that smooth flavor as it goes down.

The feel is medium but is a really smooth feeling beer when it goes down. It is a bit warming at first but not hot or too boozy. A pretty good hopped up red ale.

Serving type: bottle

01-14-2010 05:17:08 | More by Duhast500
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umustdrink

Minnesota

4.63/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A - Mahogany colored with a thin white head, rocky, fading to a film. Good amount of lacing.

S - Spicy malts, you can definitely tell there's Rye involved here. It's slightly peppery and almost hot spicy. Balancing the malts is a lightly bitter grapefruity hop.

T - Taste is a lot like a good amber, but the malts are augmented with a spicy rye character. Like a good amber, theres a nice piny hoppy balance. The finish is a warm malty character that is slightly hoppy-bitter.

M - Texture is very creamy at points. Carbonation is medium, providing just the right amount of bite.

D - An excellent rye beer, comparable to Red's rye but creamier which is very good. I love rye beers and I wish they were more accessible.

Serving type: bottle

10-20-2007 00:48:44 | More by umustdrink
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Jesse13713

Ohio

4.65/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance - Pours a dark brown with very impressive lacing. A nice vibrant head. Hints of light brown and amber at times as well.

Smell - I am overwhelmed by hops at first, but they are quick to balance themselves out. A heavy malt smell as well. Slight fruity and caramel notes in the nose as well.

Taste - An absolutely delicious full flavored IPA taste. Strong, impressive hops. A very rich and malty IPA that is perfectly balanced between bitter and smooth. It transfers from rich, to hoppy, to smooth and caramel-like. A perfect balance.

Mouthfeel / Drinkability - As stated, very smooth and hoppy. A smooth drink. This feels like two brothers are working together to create the perfect drink. One brother is named hops. And the other brother is named Smoothness. And it's like they high fived each other to create this sweet concoction of a beer.

Serving type: on-tap

02-25-2011 03:15:15 | More by Jesse13713
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Cresant

Kentucky

4.68/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Poured this 22 oz. brown bottle into a DFH shaped pint glass. The body was clear of sediment, golden brown/ruby in color. Two fingers of off-white head left steps on a ladder of lace. Beautiful.

Smell was clean fresh grains.

Taste was spicy. Sharp citic hops (Summit) dominated the sweetness of the malts (in a nice way). Drying finish. Extremely drinkable and very tasty.

Mouthfeel was prickly. Medium/filling carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

03-06-2007 01:19:51 | More by Cresant
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DarkerTheBetter

Pennsylvania

4.68/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This beer came a magnificent glowing amber with touches of brown and a thin film and collar of white.

Smells of pine, pine apple, cherry, pipe tobacco and dry dusty rye.

Tastes quite dry too with earthy grains, wheat, rye and finishes with some homemade bread crusts. This is balanced with a simcoe-like hoppy smoothness.

Feels slick and prominent with a soft scrub of carbonation. Very nice!

This is remarkably smooth, clean, attractive and delicious.

Serving type: on-tap

08-12-2009 18:33:18 | More by DarkerTheBetter
Cane & Ebel from Two Brothers Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,234 ratings.