Nightshade | Berryessa Brewing Co

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Brewed by:
Berryessa Brewing Co
California, United States

Style: Rye Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by BilbosNuts on 01-21-2012

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3.51/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed on tap at the Davis Beer Shoppe.

A: Pours a very dark black, letting no light. A frothy khaki colored film sits on top. It leaves behind solid rings of lacing.

S: It has a strong hop profile for a rye beer. The rye is noticeable in a slight sour sense, but is overpowered by the hops.

T: Similar to the aroma with a strong hop profile that is mostly piney. The rye makes a light appearance.

M: Medium bodied but sort of watery. It is also kind of flat for my liking.

O: At first I thought this would be a unique spin on a rye beer based on the appearance, but was a bit let down from the lack of rye character and the overpowering hops. This wasn't terrible by any means and with a few tweaks, could become a solid rye.

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Nightshade from Berryessa Brewing Co
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