Red Rye Returning | Carton Brewing Company

BA SCORE
3.86/5
203 Ratings
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.

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Added by bonbini26 on 03-27-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#10,662
Reviews:
26
Ratings:
203
pDev:
8.03%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
29
Trade:
1
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

poured from the tap into a pint glass

nice, dark amber in color

rye and malts flavorings....a little bitter, offset with a little sweetness...very smooth drinking ale

very nice

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

One of my favorite reds yet. The rye spiciness really comes though here and balances out the sweetness of the other malts quite well, also leaving the hops to really showcase here. Nice dank simcoe is noticeable on my palate. Hope this gets canned soon.

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Finished off a growler tonight. Clear, nice color, good hoppy aroma. I mostly go for IPA and this is a worthwhile alternative. I will buy again.

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4.24/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

enjoyed on draft at a restaurant.

pretty good rye beer. nice spiciness and bitterness to it. easy to drink while still being complex. an enjoyable beer but maybe not a beer i'd seek out again.

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

From a growler filled at Spirits, poured into a pint glass.

A- Pours a reddish brown color with a cream colored 1-finger head, some rings of lacing left as it goes down. The unfiltered look has plenty of bubbles.

S- A nice hop punch of citrus and pine. There are dark bready malts, dark fruits, and notes of alcohol.

T- Big malt backbone, dark and roasty. Grainy, dark fruits, some sweetness, then the hops drive the back end. Citrus, grapefruit, and pine make up the bitter end.

M- Medium feel, good carbonation and lots of body. All the flavor easily masks the 6.5% abv making it easy drinking. Very smooth for a hearty ale.

O- Smooth, hearty, drinkable, and just enough hop bitterness. Balanced.

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Red Rye Returning from Carton Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.86 out of 5 with 203 ratings
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