Ryeday The 13th | Excel Brewing Company

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39 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Excel Brewing Company
Illinois, United States
excelbrewing.com

Style: American Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Ryewine aged for 6 months in Templeton Rye whiskey barrels.

Added by TMoney2591 on 10-05-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
39
Reviews:
7
Avg:
4
pDev:
8.25%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
12
For Trade:
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4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.96/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured out a dark burgundy color with a small, tan head of foam. It smelled boozy. SO boozy. Powerful rye taste. Almost like actual whiskey but sweeter and less alcohol burn.

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Photo of drahodo
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kylehay2004
3.89/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of crow
4.3/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BrewskiBrandon
4.25/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of swampoodle
4.88/5  rDev +22%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 5

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4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.24/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Knapp85
4.19/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jzeilinger
4.25/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bnes09
3.67/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Deep amber color. Weak head and no retention or lacing. Wonderful, rich, dark malt aroma with nuts, maple wood and whiskey. Flavor is overly sweet and becomes sweeter as it warms. Malt, oak and rye flavor is balanced, just overly sweet and syrupy. Feel of sticky syrup. Low carbonation.

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4.02/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of imperialking
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.11/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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5/5  rDev +25%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

Photo of jlindros
4.24/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Thanks to rudzud for this one.

Pours a light fizzy head, murky dark copper brown color.

Nose sweet syrupy malt, caramel candy molasses, apple and dried nuts, all candied, with nice rye spicy note, etc. Touch faint whisky.

Taste starts with candy, lots of caramel toffee candy, juicy malt, little syrupy, etc, with mild sweetness and some booze warmth. Nice barrel notes, vanilla barrel, nice whisky and hot malty booze, with light fruity rye, smooth mellow with a bit of booze but not nearly 12%, little sherry like fruity boozy candy barrel, etc.

Mouth is med to fuller bod, nice fluffy carb, little booze warmth.

Overall quite nice, grassy winter beer.

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Photo of rudzud
4.1/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Shared with JLindros and threelions.

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a nice clear caramel hue with a thin halo and light wisps,

S - Aromas of big toffee and caramel, sweet malts, light rye, not much whiskey at all.

T - Taste is caramel and light chocolate, loads of caramel, the rye is nice and fruity not spicy, the whiskey notes are really pleasant, sweet and mellow quite balanced instead of being spicy or assertive. Tasty.

M - Mouthfeel is pleasant, smooth, alcohol hidden well.

O - Overall this beer was good, alcohol hidden well. Not what I was expecting but pleasant.

Serving type: Bottle

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4.28/5  rDev +7%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

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4/5  rDev 0%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

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Ryeday The 13th from Excel Brewing Company
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