Scarlett Red Rye | Speakeasy Ales & Lagers

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
California, United States
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Style: Rye Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
With a creamy body and rich roasty flavors, Scarlett is the perfect complement to the cooler months of Fall & Winter. This rye ale pours a deep red with a sticky off-white layer of foam and medium levels of carbonation. Note the aromas of fresh rye bread, caramel malt and earthy hops. Sweet malts are accented by subtle flavors of caramel, toffee, and chocolate. Notes of toasted grain, leather, and a mild peppery spice lead to a medium-dry finish.

Added by UCLABrewN84 on 08-31-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
253
Reviews:
43
Avg:
3.73
pDev:
10.19%
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
45
For Trade:
0
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Photo of hozersr
3.83/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of VABA
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dmorgan310
3.78/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dacrza1
3.9/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

DATE TASTED: August 22, 2015 ... GLASSWARE: Brew at the Zoo pint... OCCASION: drafting fantasy football in the rugged Tecmo-themed Northeast Premiere League--taking AP with pick #4... APPEARANCE: dark, mahogany red--almost blood-red when held to the light--with an off-white head that retains well; creamy lacing rises in fiery sun spirals... AROMA: as with most reds, a nice, toasted malt treats the nostrils, with the citric hops--mango, at first--giving way to the pepper, smoke and cheddar jack kick I am hoping is in the taste as well ... PALATE: creamy, textured, sessionably swift to the throat; a pint that isn't long for this world... TASTE: a woody character pairs with toasted bread and sharp cheese; thick malts blanket pepper and licorice--a complexity of flavors rearing up from the glass...something of a muddle, with a thick prunish flavor spiking the finish... but also challenges in a pleasant way... OVERALL: I have had nothing but great experiences with Speakeasy, and once more--thanks to brother Jer for his purchase--I find another offering with a bit different profile... no big citrus or bold attack, but rather a variety of subtly textured flavors that encourage sip upon sip... a good pub pint for food paring...

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Photo of CharlesK
2.5/5  rDev -33%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of arizcards
4.04/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Picked up a single from TW Arrowhead on May 1 for $1.79. Bottled on 11/12/14; received at TW on 4/2/15.

Beer poured reddish brown with a nice tan head that is leaving lacing behind.

Nose is a nice caramel roast with hints of citrus.

Taste is very well balanced. Caramel malts with a nice rye spiciness round nicely with the citrus hops.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and fairly refreshing.

Overall this brew combines elements that i truly enjoy. The rye spice, caramel malt, and citrus hops blend so well for my pallet. Definiely will pick up a sixer when fresher!

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Photo of aussiebeer
4/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MonkeyPilates
4/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jaemeno3
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MikeMcCl
3/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of loudidonato
4/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bsm80x
3.63/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DAhn11
3.58/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sbanacho
4.1/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Hozat
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of darioism
4.25/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Sad_Larry
3.94/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of psoriasaurus
4.25/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of poppollutesminds
3.74/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of John_Squires
2.9/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I do love my rye -- just not in beer. Or maybe this needed a bit more hops to balance out the flavors.

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Photo of Steve_Shilling_2
3.9/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of beermeplz
3.99/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is quality stuff for the price and availability. I was craving a rye ale and this one hit the spot for the most part. It has the rye spiciness that I was looking for without any extra sweetness. I sometimes think that an extra hop kick could make it even better, but, overall, it's a good and sessionable rye beer.

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Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3.72/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of btrammel
4.02/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CJNAPS
4.29/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Scarlett Red Rye from Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
3.73 out of 5 based on 253 ratings.
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