Red Rye Returning | Carton Brewing Company

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3.87/5
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212 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Carton Brewing Company
New Jersey, United States
cartonbrewing.com

Style: Rye Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
There is no doubt variety is the spice of life and we love going off in all kinds of directions looking for new flavors. Like all travel though at some point your heart turns back toward home. Home, robust American ales. This route travels along a path of piney American hops, Simcoe, Cluster, and Horizon their natural course coaxed toward spicy by a touch of rye. Drink Red Rye Returning because home is where the hops is.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B3qQKZqxiJ4&list=UUnN44_ILc3y0x6WbvjLR1Kg

Added by bonbini26 on 03-27-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#10,396
Reviews:
31
Ratings:
212
pDev:
8.01%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
29
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 212 |  Reviews: 31
Photo of jzeilinger
3.77/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap.

A - Deep Amber red color with sticky cream colored lacing.

S - Light roasted toffee with some faint citrus.

T - Toffee malt, resiny citrus, and a lingering pine bite on the back end.

M - Medium body, the sides of the mouth waters and the top of tongue is bone dry.

O - A solid red ale.

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Photo of TheManiacalOne
4.15/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Acquired via trade from tzieser so a big “Thank You” goes out to him. Poured from a 16oz can into a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a deep coppery brown color, with a short off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thin lace on the glass.

S: The aroma is faint but contains caramelized rye malts, earthy hops, citrus and some other fruits.

T: The taste starts out with a nice burst of earthy hops bitterness that is quickly followed by sweet flavors of caramel, rye spice, citrus and other fruits. The malt character is hearty but not too heavy and brings a good balance. The after-taste is slightly sweet and slightly hoppy.

M: Crisp and smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down quite easily, not too filling, mild kick, good representation of style, this is a very solid beer to drink for a long time.

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Photo of Jacobob10
3.94/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16 oz can.

Ruby color and clear with a large, frothy, light tan head. Good retention and lacing.

Biscuit and grainy malt pair up nicely with sharp, piney hops. There's a bit of spice in the flavor from the rye, along with some caramel sweetness and mild grapefruit.

Medium bodied and sticky. Nice balance throughout. The rye make its presence known but complements the beer instead of overpowering it. A great offering for the Fall.

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Photo of Big_V
3.69/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chrishiker1409
3.87/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of gr0g
3.62/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of aoampm
4.1/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16oz can poured into a pint glass. Canned just under two months ago.

Pours a dark amber red color. Big frothy head and a good level of carbonation.

Decent nose. Hibiscus flower, apple, and a candy caramel type of aroma.

Flavors of caramel, hops, malt, and pine.

Feel is thicker than most beers at this ABV.

Overall a solid offering! Can't say I'm a big Red / Rye fan but this is a well done beer.

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Photo of pinyin
4.29/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Greyvtrayn
3.77/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Canned on 9/8. Aggressive pour into a teku presented a rich reddish brown body and a sizable khaki head that left sticky lacing around the glass. Nice piney on the nose with hints of toasted malt, rye and caramel. Roasted malt flavor with a subtle yet present rye flavor, a bit of a piney resin and dry finish. Medium mouthfeel and above average carbonation. Interesting rye ale here. Love what Carton does.

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Photo of Jerryinjersey
3.73/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Drhall36
3.71/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jsalz21
3.52/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AirBob
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of abier128
4.24/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of HermitDan
3.9/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of q33jeff
3.54/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

**
03/19/2017

On tap at the brewery. 5oz. sample in a small glass.

Not as good as Terrapin Mosaic, but similar and a nice red ale.

Taste is a mixture of sharp malt and Pine with an odd touch of vanilla.


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Photo of CharlesK
3.93/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tigg924
4.22/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

From a growler. Pours clear, copper in color, with 2/3 inch head. Taste is big rye, caramel malt, light chocolate, and light earthy hops. Medium bodied. Nice combination of sweet and bitter with moderate carbonation. Makes for an excellent amber ale with big rye. Certainly a beer I would get a lot of if I could get it locally.

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Photo of Urk1127
3.57/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of paulish
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of srw
3.77/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Reckage
3.94/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AD17
3.6/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Timtac
3.56/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mikr
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Red Rye Returning from Carton Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.87 out of 5 with 212 ratings
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