Rye Pils | Deep Ellum Brewing Company

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Rye PilsRye Pils

Brewed by:
Deep Ellum Brewing Company
Texas, United States

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by imasloth on 03-16-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Photo of elNopalero
3/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I was in the mood for something crisply hopped, refreshing (it was a balmy evening) and not too strong since I was winding down for the night. This seemed like a good choice—plus it’s from Texas. Drink local!

This poured a golden straw color, with some foam that quickly died down.

It had a light aroma with a hint of rye spice and not much noticeable hop aroma.

The flavor had more of a hop presence. It was grassy, but not like a freshly mowed lawn. Rather, it was more like a lawn that was mowed yesterday morning.

There’s some spice on the finish. Some hop bitterness on the flavor comes through.

It’s definitely sessionable and summer-appropriate, but despite the premise its just not very exciting.

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Photo of allengarvin
3.44/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Huh, this was the first beer I ever had from Deep Ellum, when they just opened, but I've never reviewed it. From a can.

A: 3.5 - Light gold color with an airy, quickly fading head.
S: 3.25 - Very faint hop scent, a touch grassy.
T: 3.5 - Moderate hoppiness, with an earthy hop flavor. Rye malt is light as well, just a hint of pepperiness. Mild pilsner malt ends a little sweet and grainy.
M: 3.5 - Neutral texture, light bodied
O: 3.5 - Eh, nothing special. And yet, I've had this on draft and enjoyed it quite a bit. I remember better hoppiness. But the canned version is bland and inoffensive at best.

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Photo of Volsdawg10
4/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of misternebbie
3.55/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of cmbeddoe7997
3.59/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tiernan
3/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of wagenvolks
3.25/5  rDev -10%

Photo of Abe_Froman
3.25/5  rDev -10%

Photo of duff247
3.5/5  rDev -3%

Photo of needMIbeer
3.91/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of stephens101
3.77/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Served in a pint at brewery during a Saturday afternoon tour. This guys know how to do it up right. One of my favorite "tours" yet.

Color is a hazy yellow-orange. Smell slightly malty sweet with lemon and orange quickly following and a waft of herbal hops. Subtle apple to the tongue which is backed up by notes of rye and citrus. Clean as hell and light-to-medium bodied.

Is hard to beat some straight forward goodness like this.

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Photo of MaddDogg84
4/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of brandon911
3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of PhatAtUT
4/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of csfcmitchell
3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of MattSweatshirt
3.58/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a tall pilsner glass revealing two fingers of white head and a body that is a hazy golden orange.

Aromas of peppery rye malty breadiness. Citrus and floral hops.

Lots of spicy peppery rye character. A little bit of orange and some noble hop.Bubbly and light bodied.

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Photo of stampfler07
4/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of Danobold
4/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of scotv
3.5/5  rDev -3%

Photo of Sazz9
3.25/5  rDev -10%

Photo of deadliest
2.25/5  rDev -37.7%

Photo of dkw0063
3/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of kew
3.5/5  rDev -3%

Photo of Big_Dave
3/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of WritersBlock
4/5  rDev +10.8%

Rye Pils from Deep Ellum Brewing Company
3.61 out of 5 based on 123 ratings.
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