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Cane & Ebel - Two Brothers Brewing Company

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1,380 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,380
Reviews: 601
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 11%
Wants: 136
Gots: 101 | 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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Photo of Backer2004
2.8/5  rDev -31.5%

Got this in a mix 12 pack and not sure I will drink the other one. Just not impressed. The sugar cane after taste is just too much. Very sweet, not a fan but always worth trying something different. Never had a beer made with Thai Palm sugar. Oh well.

Backer2004, Jun 27, 2009
Photo of crowsnest
4/5  rDev -2.2%

crowsnest, Jan 09, 2014
Photo of mjw1200
4/5  rDev -2.2%

mjw1200, Jul 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

spw109, Dec 29, 2013
Photo of KC9LDB
5/5  rDev +22.2%

KC9LDB, Nov 21, 2011
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

pwoody11, Dec 08, 2011
Photo of mikefuski17
3.84/5  rDev -6.1%

The Cane and Ebel was a great beer. The color was very dark, similar to a stout. The aroma was subtle yet inviting. The head was not very frothy either. The flavor was awesome. I never had a rye beer before but it was interesting. There was no horrible after taste and was not too thick. Definitely give ryes a try.

mikefuski17, Aug 11, 2013
Photo of PhineasGage
5/5  rDev +22.2%

PhineasGage, Dec 01, 2011
Photo of zimm421
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

zimm421, Jun 24, 2013
Photo of krl2112
3/5  rDev -26.7%

krl2112, Jul 14, 2013
Photo of BlindPig
4.2/5  rDev +2.7%

A- HUGE airy off white head on a light cloudy darker red body.
S- Rye comes through nicely, spices, citrus hops, grapefruit, grass, and few earthy tones as well.
T- Very interesting and different flavor. Citrus and grass hops blended in a sugary body. Rye comes through nicley and adds a nice twist to the flavor. A light hint of spices come through and builds up on tongue. Light alcohol warms back throat. Rye, dry, light bitterness, and grass flavors all stick around for the aftertaste.
M- Way to carbonated IMO. Medium/full body with really high carbonation.
D- It is a very decent beer. Few things I don't like but mostly it is a very tasty beer. I wouldn't mind drinking more of this at all.

BlindPig, Aug 01, 2007
Photo of nheinzie57
3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

nheinzie57, May 30, 2012
Photo of throwback
4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

throwback, Nov 14, 2011
Photo of errantnight
4.13/5  rDev +1%

Man, I love hoppy rye beers, and this is no exception.

This one came from Joe1510 as part of a gigantic collection of awesomeness.

Pours a ruby-brown with a finger of head... but this is a tenacious, creamy, rich, and thick head with attractive lacing.

Aroma is spicy and citric, warm toast and a toffee note.

Taste showcases a slightly rough bittering note beneath a layer of sugar toast and lemon. Rye spice around the edges. Clean finish, but the rough bittering stands through.

A creamy, medium body. Perfect.

In general, I love the look, aroma, and taste of this beer... but it sits rather heavy, and the bittering is particularly forward. Still, a great example of the style, and worth picking up, and perhaps even seeking out for fans of the style. I know I am.

errantnight, Aug 04, 2008
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

scootercrabb, Jun 04, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +2.7%

rkarimi, Jul 13, 2013
Photo of JamnesCameron
4.83/5  rDev +18.1%

Poured into a MJ tasting glass.

Pours a deep orange tinted ruby, with about a finger of tan head made up of mostly tiny bubbles. Very nice lacing.

Aromas of citrusy/earthy hops and rye bread.

First sip is of sweet malt, spicy rye, and citrus and earthy hops. The finish is mostly bitter, with some rye bread notes. Good balance between malt sweetness and hop bitterness. No carbonic bite, very well carbonated.

Mouthfeel is big, chewy, and a slight puckering bitterness. No carbonation prickle. "Softly carbonated."

Very drinkable. If not for the alcohol, this would be a great session beer. One of my favorite Two Brothers beers.

JamnesCameron, Dec 16, 2010
Photo of donniecuffs
3.55/5  rDev -13.2%

Poured copper amber into an American pint glass, with a thin white head but decent lacing. The smell revealed rye/caraway seeds, some brown sugar sweetness, and some pine. The taste did reveal a nice rye/malt balance, but there was a lingering sweetness mid-palate..maybe overripe orange? It made for a disjointed flavor. The mouthfeel did have a nice carbo feel to it, combined with a medium body. For me, a sipping beer; not for sessioning.

donniecuffs, Dec 08, 2009
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4.5/5  rDev +10%

beerman999999, May 15, 2012
Photo of hoppymeal
3.98/5  rDev -2.7%

Pours dark amber to brown in color and clear with a minimal light tan head. Light malty sweetness in the aroma, there is also some sweet citrus hops and a light bubble gum or cotton candy sweetness. The light cotton candy like aroma comes thru in the flavor especially as it warms and is unique and enjoyable. There is also some lemon, orange and grassy hops. The beer is light to medium in body and has a nice spicy rye and hop finish that dries the palate at the same time that a slight lingering sweetness balances the dryness. Alcohol is not noticeable to me in the aroma or flavor. Nothing too over the top here but some very well balanced, interesting, and enjoyable flavors came thru close to room temp and made this an easier drinker for me.

hoppymeal, Aug 16, 2006
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

LarryMyers, Mar 30, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10%

davemathews68, Apr 19, 2013
Photo of EPICAC
4.38/5  rDev +7.1%

It pours a clear, reddish color, and is topped by a dense, foamy, one-finger, beige head that retains well. Initial notes of spicy, rye grains meld well with an herbal, slightly resiny hop character. Swirling brings out a sweet, bready malt undertone, which opens up into notes of molasses upon warming.

There are moderately sweet malty characters upfront. There are notes of bready malts, caramel, light toffee, and chocolate. This moves into a slight spiciness that's part rye, part hops, and part carbonation. The spiciness quickly gives way to a strident, leafy, hop bitterness. Overall very tasty. This Rye Beer is medium-bodied, yet still crisp, and has a nice dose of prickly carbonation.

This beer had great balance. A good, flavorful malt backbone stood up well to a strong hop bitterness.

EPICAC, Nov 16, 2009
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

kkrez, Nov 14, 2011
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4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

larryarms847, Aug 20, 2013
Cane & Ebel from Two Brothers Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,380 ratings.