Sleigh Ryed | Great South Bay Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Great South Bay Brewery
New York, United States
greatsouthbaybrewery.com

Style: Rye Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.60%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
This tasty Red Rye Winter Ale will keep you toasty warm throughout the cold winter season. It’s deliciously balanced with flavors of sweet malt and a slight spice from the rye. With piney notes of Juniper Berries that are added to the boil with just the right amount of Cascade and Chinook Hops, this beer goes down smooth whether you're strolling about on a snowy night or curling up next to an open fire. Pick up a a pint, a keg, or a growler of this delightful jolly brew to serve with all of your festive dishes and at all of your holiday events.

Added by SkunkWorks on 12-12-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
54
Reviews:
10
Avg:
3.7
pDev:
17.03%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
10
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 54 |  Reviews: 10
Photo of dudd
3.39/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Gkruszewski
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gwiedman1
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of j0hnc2468
3.94/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of fosters9
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LinksusMaximus
3.93/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kewharton
4.12/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of xungmound98
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Icemann383
3.89/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of angusdegraosta
4.21/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Everything is in excellent balance here, sweet dark malts, very subdued distinctive hops under a bunch of other flavors and rye. The whole experience is a well-integrated winter ale, and a delicious one - spot on!

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Photo of Brads757
4.2/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 2 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

This tastes like what it is, a spiced rye beer. Good for a winter. Stay in school.

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Photo of Utica_Brew_Review
3.23/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Dark Amber color with decent head and mild carbonation. Sweet aroma with hints of baking chocolate. Tastes like it smells. Sweet. Ginger herbal flavors. Don't taste the cascade in the foreground.

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Photo of bsm80x
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BobMessina
1.44/5  rDev -61.1%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Not all that great, a pass

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Photo of shehateme
3.64/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dbutera1282
2.19/5  rDev -40.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3

Beer Is good For you

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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

Photo of smithj4
3.92/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of markgugs
3.69/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WheelsPSU
3.58/5  rDev -3.2%

Tried Sleigh Ryed as part of a winter beer tasting. Smell and taste was overwhelming caramel and not balanced enlighten. However I love that flavor so it tasted good. Mouthfeel was strongly lacking and this beer was a bit thin and not carbonated enough.overall I enjoyed it though because the rye malt was very prominent.

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Photo of larbush
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of antman27
3.92/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of Spyderglx
3.52/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of Scooter322
5/5  rDev +35.1%

Photo of Gmann
3.57/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a slightly hazy dark amber color. Almost ruby like. The off white head is short and dense and settled into a solid ring.

The aroma is sweet and almost candy like. Toffee notes are pretty strong and there is a peppery spice perhaps from the rye. Nothing else really stands out.

The taste of a big bready malt. Some mineral notes. A hint of a sour twang from the rye. Deep caramel sweetness with a touch of sugary candy.

The feel is moderate with fizzy carbonation. Slightly sweet on the palate. Nice airy finish.

I was worried that this would be an imbalanced sweet bomb but the flavor is quite balanced. Flavors are good but nothing special.

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Sleigh Ryed from Great South Bay Brewery
3.7 out of 5 based on 54 ratings.
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