Charkoota Rye
New Holland Brewing Company

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From:
New Holland Brewing Company
 
Michigan, United States
Style:
Smoked Beer
ABV:
7.79%
Score:
81
Avg:
3.55 | pDev: 21.13%
Ratings:
240
Status:
Retired
Rated:
Dec 30, 2016
Added:
Jan 04, 2009
Wants:
  18
Gots:
  9
SCORE
81
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Notes: 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.
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4.32/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
by GuyFawkes from Illinois

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.

Dec 30, 2016
 
3.75 by weezarc from Maryland on Dec 04, 2016
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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
by pezhead_79 from Indiana

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.

Aug 03, 2016
 
4.06 by WastingFreetime from Wisconsin on Oct 26, 2015
 
2.77 by mctizzz from California on Aug 29, 2015
 
3.53 by wethorseblanket from California on Feb 06, 2015
 
4.5 by jzlyo from Iowa on Dec 08, 2014
 
3.25 by spycow from Illinois on Nov 30, 2014
 
3.12 by ROBSTARR from Michigan on Sep 20, 2014
 
1 by mncoinman from Florida on Sep 15, 2014
 
3.25 by afsdan from Colorado on Sep 02, 2014
 
2.5 by tdmccarthy from Illinois on Sep 01, 2014
 
4.5 by Beerasaurus from Virginia on Aug 28, 2014
 
4.24 by Amedlin18 from North Carolina on Aug 23, 2014
 
3 by thufflife from Missouri on Aug 21, 2014
 
3.5 by KAF from Iowa on Aug 03, 2014
 
3.5 by Latarnik from New Jersey on May 29, 2014
 
4 by DaftPatrick from Minnesota on Mar 19, 2014
 
3.5 by arnulfooxblood from Connecticut on Mar 14, 2014
 
3 by DarthGuitarHero from Minnesota on Mar 06, 2014
 
3.75 by JIMTRK16 from Illinois on Feb 26, 2014
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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
by BoilerMo from Indiana

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.)

Feb 24, 2014
 
3 by crashdavisinoh from Ohio on Feb 15, 2014
 
3.25 by jeffwright from Michigan on Feb 15, 2014
 
3.25 by DS31 from New Jersey on Feb 10, 2014
 
3.75 by jaydoc from Kansas on Dec 22, 2013
 
3.25 by TPONY51 from Illinois on Oct 23, 2013
 
3.5 by DrIPA from Michigan on Oct 18, 2013
 
3.5 by Agentveba from North Carolina on Oct 14, 2013
 
4.75 by Paul_Apsley from Michigan on Sep 02, 2013
 
2.75 by tommy5 from Michigan on Aug 29, 2013
 
3.5 by Hopheadjeffery from Illinois on Aug 01, 2013
 
3.25 by Kegatron from Pennsylvania on Jul 31, 2013
 
3.5 by Eric1Mess from Michigan on Jul 20, 2013
 
4 by megamass from New Jersey on Jul 16, 2013
 
2.75 by thefluker from Missouri on Jul 14, 2013
 
3.75 by radiofish from Michigan on Jul 09, 2013
 
4 by Achoo_Bacca from Illinois on Jul 01, 2013
 
3.25 by andysc83 from South Carolina on Jun 23, 2013
 
1.75 by mrebeka from Michigan on Jun 08, 2013
Charkoota Rye from New Holland Brewing Company
Beer rating: 81 out of 100 with 240 ratings