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Sly Rye Porter - Yazoo Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

190 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 190
Reviews: 69
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 11.26%
Wants: 13
Gots: 14 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Yazoo Brewing Company visit their website
Tennessee, United States

Style | ABV
English Porter |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A rich, chocolaty English Porter with a clean finish. We use the finest floor-malted Maris Otter malts from England, the same malts used for the best single-malt scotch. A portion of malted rye gives a spicy, slightly dry finish.

28 IBU

(Beer added by: clvand0 on 01-24-2005)
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Reviews by hopoilcrazy:
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hopoilcrazy

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Brewed on- 12/14/12

A - The porter pours out with clarity of fresh coffee...and about the same carbonation. The head never fully forms, instead islands of foam coalesce and then dissipate leaving nothing. The color is right on though.

S - The rich and roasty Maris Otter malts come wooshing up in the aroma hitting all the right notes: cocoa, leather, herbal. Even the belches smell good. Slight alcohol.

T - Creamy chocolate rounds out most of the taste profile, but there are other faint tastes of peaty-ness. Also a very mild hop presence, with a long mouth watering finish of roasty maltiness.

M - Thin and reminiscent of coca-cola. Lively carbonation with light body and a touch of smoothness.

I think that Yazoo does a great job of making solid beers that most people would approve of. But I think that drinkability is too important for them in most of their core beers. I would love to see them just crank it to 11 and see what happens...I know they want to.

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2013 04:59:57 | More by hopoilcrazy
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Fortunately for me, this was my first step outside of the standard domestic beers. As the bottle says, you're hit with a wonderfully rich flavor of chocolate (which was a bit of a shock to me) that is followed by a creamy body. It is ended with a slight bright of rye which continues to put a smile on my face with every sip. I hope to edit this as my palate evolves so that I may do this wonderful find in a sea of selections the justice I am sure it deserves. I can say that I am so impressed that a weekend sabbatical to the brewery in Nashville has been scheduled!

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12 oz bottle served at about 55F in a goblet. Purchased and consumed a few months past BB date, but bought and stored refrigerated.

Flavor: Chocolate and sweet malts. Slighty sweet balance for style
Finish is a mess of flavors, probably due in part to the rye.

Feel: medium-full body with excellent, near-medium carbonation.

O: worth trying.

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Pours a murky dark brew, sports some deep walnut highlights when held up to the light. Head is small side not even one finger and not much in the way of lace.

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Taste is nice malty goodness, some nice sweetness hints of chocolate covered peat. Has good down to earth notes with nut hints. Maybe some light hints of dark fruit in the finish with some light spiciness from the rye mingled with earthy herbal hop notes.

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Sly Rye Porter from Yazoo Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 190 ratings.