Charkoota Rye | New Holland Brewing Company

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3.55/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New Holland Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
newhollandbrew.com

Style: Smoked Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.79%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Charkoota Rye - Smoked Doppelbock Lager

Charkoota Rye is a Smoked Rye Dopplebock. Charkoota Rye's malty backbone is derived from a blend of rye and four other malts, including malted barley smoked over cherry wood by our very own brewers, John and Jeff.

Its smoke-forward body is balanced with tones of deep mollasses and caramel, with a crisp, clean lager finish.

19° Plato, Alc. 7.75% by Vol.

Added by Deuane on 01-04-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#40,864
Reviews:
132
Ratings:
240
pDev:
21.13%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
9
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Photo of GuyFawkes
4.32/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had this on draft a few years back. From my notes:

Brown/purple hue.

Small dark khaki head; minimal lace.

Smoked meat nose; heavy peat.

Medium mouthfeel.

Pastrami, smoke, peat, yeyo...a plum wine finish. Bold, complex & not for the weak of palate. Best New Holland I've ever had.

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.4/5  rDev +23.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Found a 2011 vintage on the shelf at a local and it it really solid. The smoke flavor is subtle at first but finished with a strong presence. The rye comes through as the temp rises and is a very pleasant taste. Overall a great find.

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4.06/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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2.77/5  rDev -22%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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3.53/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

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3.12/5  rDev -12.1%

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1/5  rDev -71.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

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4.24/5  rDev +19.4%

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3/5  rDev -15.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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4/5  rDev +12.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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3/5  rDev -15.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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3.65/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

a: Nice brownish amber hints

s: smokey with ahint of sweetness

t: the smoke is right out front and burnt grains were present

m: Nice mouth and good smokey finish, like you just drank a camp fire.

o: I dont personally like drinking a campfire, but it is a smoked rye so if that is your thing then this one has it. If you like a strong smokey flavor and burnt grains this is a good beer for you. (If you are looking for a more traditional dopplebock this isnt a good choice.)

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3/5  rDev -15.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

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Charkoota Rye from New Holland Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.55 out of 5 with 240 ratings