Scurry | Off Color Brewing

ScurryScurry
BA SCORE
3.66/5
648 Ratings
ScurryScurry
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Off Color Brewing
Illinois, United States
offcolorbrewing.com

Style: Altbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Just cause it's dark and German doesn't mean it's an alt. Based on the obscure Kottbusser style of beer, this surprisingly dry beer retains all the aroma and nuance of honey (from bees) and molasses (not from bees) creating a perception of sweetness through cool, controlled fermentation. Because we're sweet enough damn it.

18 IBU

Added by emerge077 on 05-31-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#32,640
Reviews:
112
Ratings:
648
pDev:
11.48%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
102
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 648 |  Reviews: 112
Photo of ta_hagen
4.83/5  rDev +32%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of lucky_rodent
3.94/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of nathanmiller
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jmdrpi
3.98/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle, no date

appears a dark brown, almost black, thick off-white head. nice mild aroma of molasses, bread, a little herbal. taste is slightly sweet, but not too much. easy drinking, but flavorful. thin to medium bodied.

overall, an interesting beer - glad I tried.

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Photo of bigpoppa67
3.94/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of whatname
3.73/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BoozyBear
3.95/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of pauldig
4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Nurt20
3.85/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of martinfletwood
3.08/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Overall a decent beer. Nothing fancy, nothing bad. I didn't really taste much "honey" or "molasses", but I'm no expert either. I would drink it again, but wouldn't go looking for it.

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Photo of dmorgan310
3.6/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ChefMacAttack
3.62/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ZBowden
4.72/5  rDev +29%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Pours dark copper ruby with thick beige head well retained, smells of molasses and honey with a minerally bright roastiness, tastes of brilliant chocolatey roastiness moves to molasses with bright bitterness accentuated by the carbonation, lasting finish with reminiscences of honey.

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Photo of jjd315
3.26/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Imacopyouidiot
3.38/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ExaltedNecrosis
3.89/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gingerfart
3.88/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CPAles
3.54/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Moose90
2.53/5  rDev -30.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

12oz bottle poured into 16oz glass

A — Pours a deep and dark brown hue into the glass. There is an insane amount of foam here, head billows out of the glass, took quite a while to pour this one. Somewhat sticky lacing left behind but not too much.

S — Smell is sweet and a bit spicy, lots of molasses and caramel character here, a little bit of wheat. No real oat character.

T — Tastes similar to the nose, though not quite as sweet thankfully. Just a hint of molasses and some light wheat, but overall slightly sweet and a touch of bitter.

M — Medium bodied, obviously high carbonation.

O — Good overall beer, consistent quality from Off Color, but this one wasn't my favorite.

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Photo of Vivs85
3.66/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of harpus
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Czequershuus
4.23/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This beer pours a brownish black with a moderate and fizzy head. The aroma is striking and satisfying. I get oatmeal, maple, burnt sugar, roasted meat, and coffee. The mouthfeel is thin, but not watery. The flavor flavor is rich and toasty, it reminds me of toasted rye bread with a slice of fresh roast beef on top. This a a great hearty beer. I recognize I am drinking it out of season, but on a cool fall night this would be a perfect tipple.

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Photo of JordonHoltzman
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ARoman
3.68/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle, poured into a snifter. The aroma starts sweet with a sharp berry, but it fades quickly, revealing earthy dark fruit, and wood notes with a rich molasses, chocolate. honey note and a hint of baked rye bread and grape jelly late. It pours a dark, deep caramel color with a thin soap white head that's unstable and fizzy, leaving only trace retention and no lace. The taste is a slightly north of medium bitter and a complimentary medium syrup sweet. The texture is slightly chewy, but not thick, with a slick feel and fizzy carbonation. The medium full body is like a molasses cookie with chocolate chips and raisins. It finishes with a zip of rye, chocolate and molasses that leaves a moderate, chocolate syrup aftertaste with hints of bread crust and a light earthiness.

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Scurry from Off Color Brewing
Beer rating: 3.66 out of 5 with 648 ratings
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