Red Ryeot | La Cumbre Brewing Co.

Red RyeotRed Ryeot
BA SCORE
85.9%
Liked This Beer
4.03 w/ 135 ratings
Red RyeotRed Ryeot
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
La Cumbre Brewing Co.
New Mexico, United States
lacumbrebrewing.com

Style: Rye Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A malted magic hop bomb. Rich caramel and toasted malts team up with flaked rye and march to the beat of a big but balancing bitterness only to be overtaken by an onslaught of American hop aroma and flavor. You want a tame and subservient, spineless beer that takes orders well and doesn’t challenge anything or anyone? This ain’t it!

Added by ONovoMexicano on 02-11-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,486
Reviews:
27
Ratings:
135
Liked:
116
Avg:
4.03/5
pDev:
7.94%
Alströms:
4.16
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
24
Trade:
4
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 135 |  Reviews: 27
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of OKCNittany
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dfhhead25
3.54/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mmmbeer89
4.5/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JamesStreet
4.11/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of VashonGuy
4.13/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of nmann08
3.6/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of soze47
4.15/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of VABA
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of phizill
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CrashingConcord
4.58/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Good goodness this is a damn fine beer. I've often described Ambers and Reds to the uninitiated as smack-dab in the middle of hop-forward and malt-forward styles, but never before has a beer performed such a delicate - and for my sake, validating - balancing act. Aromas and smells interweave with one another so seamlessly that its hard to tell where the malt characteristics end and the hops begin. There is a molasses kind of sweetness that almost borders on boozy despite a mid-range ABV, and earthy, juniper-like hop bitterness that plays so well with the spiciness of the rye. Wrapping it up now before the nerdom gets questionable and to get back to this helluva beverage.

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Photo of Thomas_Wikman
4.09/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I bought this beer at the La Cumbre Brewery in Albuquerque, New Mexico. I think it is a very good rye ale.

Look: Semi clear reddish amber with an inch off-white head.

Aroma: nice aroma with roasted malts, rye, caramel, and yeast.

Taste: Very interesting mix of flavors, rye, caramel, lots of hops, piney bitterness, spice, and some whiskey.

Feel: creamy with medium body, quite drinkable despite the high alcohol content.

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3.93/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Metalsnota
3.81/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of johnpalisi
3.92/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of coldshowers
3.77/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

I had very high hopes for this, as I came to love La Cumbre's Elevated IPA; I'm a sucker for rye beers too. This one smelled delicious but was a tad underwhelming taste-wise. Dry and moderately bitter..Nevertheless still a solid beer. Hopefully I will be able to try all of La Cumbre's beer during the rest of my stay in New Mexico...

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Photo of shigg85
4.26/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Immortale25
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jmg480
4.03/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of rdoggg
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tone77
3.62/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A thanks to the commander of the canquest, woodychandler, for this beer. Poured from a 16 oz. can. Has a mahogany color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of citrus, light rye. Taste is hoppy, citrus, some malts and rye, moderate bitterness. Feels medium/full bodied in the mouth and overall is an enjoyable beer.

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4.1/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bryan12345
3.5/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Red Ryeot from La Cumbre Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 85.9% out of 100 with 135 ratings
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