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Bonehead Red Rye | Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon

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3.96/5
Very Good
26 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
Ohio, United States
fatheadscleveland.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Nugganooch on 12-30-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
26
pDev:
6.31%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

One good finger of dense foam caps a hazy rust-colored brew. Has an allure about it.

I smell Simcoe stylings with dank hop resin and citrus. Perhaps, there's a hint of spiciness (rye), also. Big dose of pine wood, clover, and rigorous grain toasting. Hints of peach and tropicalia, but that aroma is a backdrop.

Spicy bitterness with a loud first movement. Wily hops with a pine burst, woody dryness, punchy malt toast, girthy dank citrus, and tree bark earthiness. Has a burnt finish.

Smoother than expected. Big gapingly wet body with a carb crunch that goes up and beyond general tolerability. A mouthfeel wipeout.

A good imperial red ale, if they're your thing.

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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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3.93/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark reddish color with a white head that recedes to a ring. Aroma of mildly sweet malts and fruit. A bit toasty in the nose as well from hefty malt additions.
In the taste, sweet malts, citrusy hops and mildly spicy rye. Everything works well together and there is little hint of alcohol. Medium bodied, well carbonated feel.

Overall, this is a nice big rye beer, with more emphasis on hops than your typical imperial rye. Very agreeable and drinkable. Good stuff.

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4/5  rDev +1%

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Bonehead Red Rye from Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
Beer rating: 3.96 out of 5 with 26 ratings
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