Ryeday The 13th | Excel Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
4.14/5
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
Ranking:
#5,775
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
39
pDev:
7%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
12
Trade:
1
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 39 |  Reviews: 7
Reviews by Franziskaner:
Photo of Franziskaner
3.46/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Brown in color with a slightly reddish tinge. A small showing of off white small tightly knit carbonation bubbles on top and a good steady show of them within the body. The aroma is mainly of whiskey,but I also get a lot of dark barley. The taste is deep with rich whiskey flavor,caramel,and oak. There's a lack of complexity for such a big brew. The fade is strongly that of whiskey,but fades quickly. You get a dryness and a warmth from the alcohol after the finish. I was hoping for more especially at that price.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of jaminjohnson
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of Schlafly33
3.5/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JcBKnS
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of Gonzoillini
4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of robgage
4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of Faroveryonder
4.28/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of jlindros
4.24/5  rDev +2.4%
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 Zomdust
4.11/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of drahodo
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of nlabruyere
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of Tone
3.88/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a hazy, brown color. 1/4 inch head of an off-white color. Slight retention and slight lacing. Smells of liquor, alcohol, sweet malt, hint of roasted malt, slight hop, and slight rye. Fits the style of an American Barleywine. Mouth feel is smooth and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of liquor, roasted malt, sweet malt, hops, hint of rye, and slight alcohol. Overall, good aroma, feel, body, and blend.

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Photo of nmann08
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of swampoodle
4.88/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 5

Photo of EvanWilliams
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of DoubleSimcoe
4.15/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Yesdog
4.02/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BrewskiBrandon
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of zeff80
3.96/5  rDev -4.3%
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 Houser
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of acc88
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of Jlu73183
4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of jzeilinger
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of psdonnelly
4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of freemanj
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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Ryeday The 13th from Excel Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.14 out of 5 with 39 ratings
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