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Cane & Ebel - Two Brothers Brewing Company

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1,455 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,455
Reviews: 604
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 11%
Wants: 138
Gots: 124 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Two Brothers Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Dry, but with a creamy touch of Thai Palm Sugar and the spicy tang of Rye, all balanced by loads of the wackiest new Hops we could lay our hands on. Yep, it’s an Orignal. And that’s no Sin.

IBU: 68

(Beer added by: murphysbleachers on 05-14-2006)
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4.5/5  rDev +10%

andrew8626, Mar 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

bacher468, Mar 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

Ncpogs, Mar 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

GeoffreyM, Mar 15, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

lunarbrew, Mar 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

spycow, Mar 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

thoch, Mar 09, 2013
Photo of lovindahops
4.34/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Saw this on tap and I knew I wanted it instantly

A- pours a vibrant red amber with big head of foam. Excellent head retention on the sides but excellent lacing still involved. Looks like a nugget nectar at least in this shade of light

S- citrus, rye, spices, and maybe an unfermented sugar type scent. Sweet and very fresh with an herbal wheat theme mixed in

T- sweet and rye best describes it! Some citrus and tangerine and wrapped by the sweet flavors. Very delicious rye beer that is so sweet and enjoyable

M- excellent carbonation and flavors mesh well with the palate

O- I will have to go back and look but this may be the best rye beer I have ever had. Sweet rye flavors makes it drinkable like an amber. I wish I always had access to this

lovindahops, Mar 07, 2013
Photo of rlee1390
4.08/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A-Translucent ruby, one finger off white, not much carbonation, lacing.

S-Starts with rye spicyness, citrus hops and grass hops as well.

T-Starts with nice rye notes. Then had mild citrus and grass notes. Tad bit of malts. Slight bitterness.

M-Medium bodied, nicely carbonated but also a tad bit watery.

O-It's no Red's Rye PA, but still one the better hoppy Rye-Reds out there.

rlee1390, Mar 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

vipguy814, Mar 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

t0rin0, Mar 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

CaptainNomihodai, Mar 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

Daniellobo, Mar 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

MSandahl23, Mar 01, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

foodie9791, Mar 01, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

CamBone43, Feb 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

oldvines, Feb 25, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

sdonegan, Feb 24, 2013
Photo of blahblahbeercom
4.3/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Appearance- This BEER pours a murky brown/red color. The head starts out one finger thick, but ends up much less than that.

Smell- Cane and Ebel has an earthy, almost musty smell in the bottle. Once poured, I could pick up a pepper and caramel smell.

Taste- At first sip, I could taste a caramel/malt flavor. There is sweetness to this initial taste, but the earthy barley flavor keeps it from being overwhelming. Rye & sweetness gives way to a slight bitterness from hops.

Mouthfeel- slightly sticky... lingers on the tongue with bitterness and slight earthy tones

Overall- I am very happy with the way earthy rye and bitter hops dance in this ale. This unique ale really works!

blahblahbeercom, Feb 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Hugonaut13, Feb 17, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

AnthonyVincent, Feb 15, 2013
Photo of SerialHiker
3.93/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours a deep caramel brown…off white head did form about a finger width thick and settled to a slightly thinner layer…a good lookin’ brew…(4/5)

Smell: Peppery rye up front…also some sweetness, caramel, floral notes and a touch of citrus…there’s an earthy, mustiness happening here…it’s nice, but it’s not overwhelming…(3.75/5)

Taste: Sweet, earthy, caramel maltiness up front, much more than I would have expected…there’s a definite sugary sweetness that isn’t strong, just noticeable…after the initial flavors, this brew really dives into the hops and rye…peppery rye bite comes out, nicely balanced by citrus/piney hops…slightly resinous feel…there’s some bready qualities to the flavor as well…peppery rye/piney bitterness into the after taste…a very hoppy rye ale…(4/5)

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body, plenty of carbonation…it fluffs up bringing tons of sweet, slightly peppery maltiness to the palate…there’s a mild touch of resin/syrup feel…finishes very smoothly, doesn’t linger too far, but leaves an earthiness behind…(3.85/5)

Overall: I’m a big fan of Two Brothers, partly because I like supporting small, independent businesses, but mostly because they make very drinkable beer and Cane and Ebel is another example of that…with super flavor and a relatively low ABV, I definitely could drink a few of these in a sitting and not bat an eye…this is definitely worth picking up if you see it on your local, independent beer store or if you’re traveling through the Chicagoland area…Two Brothers strikes again! (4/5)

SerialHiker, Feb 15, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

KornWallace, Feb 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

markmcconv, Feb 13, 2013
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3/5  rDev -26.7%

Beerdudenumberone, Feb 12, 2013
Cane & Ebel from Two Brothers Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,455 ratings.