Cane And Ebel | Two Brothers Brewing Company

1,712 Ratings
Cane And EbelCane And Ebel

Brewed by:
Two Brothers Brewing Company
Illinois, United States

Style: Rye Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Dry, but with a creamy touch of Thai Palm Sugar and the spicy tang of Rye, all balanced by loads of the wackiest new Hops we could lay our hands on. Yep, it’s an Orignal. And that’s no Sin.

IBU: 68

Added by murphysbleachers on 05-14-2006

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Photo of Tschnab
4.09/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

on tap at blind tiger

A- a hazy amber hue with a thin head and light lace.

S- very earthy spice aroma accompanied by sweet malt and juicy hops. Smells wonderful.

T- Carraway seed, toast, pine, bitter lemon rind, and malt make this a wonderfully balanced rye-p.a type beer.

O- a rye beer that is at once spicy, hoppy, and malty. Really a great offering, my first from two bros, won't be my last.

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Photo of Eman17
4.12/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sinstaineddemon
4.09/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - dark amber red, almost sanguine, with a half a finger of creamy white head, very little carbonation

S - sweet aroma, like malts and some honey-esque sweetness and background wheatiness, now that i note that its a wheat beer it makes sense

T - the wheaty character battles the malt profile with no regard to the hops sneaking up from behind, hops sneaks up behind wheaty, draws his knife and plunges into his profile, assassinating wheaty and leaving hops and malt alone on the palate, until the finish

M&D - wonderfully complex without pretension, a nice mix of flavors, nicely layered and easily quaffable, a nicely brewed beer, well done

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Photo of taez555
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer poured a clear amber/tan body with a small off-white head.

Very grassy, herbal, soft fruit citrus, dark plums, dark sugar and very mild rye bread.

Starts off very soft with an almost soapy mouth-feel. Medium to full bodied but very slick from start to finish. Very smooth and an almost oily rye bread taste. Prickly citrus peel Huge huge bitterness that especially comes through in the back end and into the finish. Almost an aspirin like grain bitterness. Dry leafy citrus hops.

The rye is muted a bit in this beer and it seems it's mostly just a huge double IPA with touches of rye. Not to say it's bad in a anyway, but it is what is. A like it, good beer.

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Photo of Basoos1
3/5  rDev -26.5%

Photo of TTripp725
3/5  rDev -26.5%

Photo of firkingroovin
4.77/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Corburk
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of antoines15
4/5  rDev -2%

Photo of MuenchenerKindl
4.22/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 22 oz bomber to a pint glass. the liquid is a brown amber with good carbonation. The head is one fat finger with a tan and rocky surface. it leave a slight lace.

The smell is good. Malty smell has both yeast and rye bread notes.

The taste is very good. rye bread and Hops and hops and more hops.

The mouthfeel is good. A nice crisp clean brew with a, close to full, body and good carbonation.

The Drinkability is very good. What a nice smooth and delicious brew. Thanks Shbobdb for this great treat! Prosit MK

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Photo of pirmannt1
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of DarkerTheBetter
4.68/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This beer came a magnificent glowing amber with touches of brown and a thin film and collar of white.

Smells of pine, pine apple, cherry, pipe tobacco and dry dusty rye.

Tastes quite dry too with earthy grains, wheat, rye and finishes with some homemade bread crusts. This is balanced with a simcoe-like hoppy smoothness.

Feels slick and prominent with a soft scrub of carbonation. Very nice!

This is remarkably smooth, clean, attractive and delicious.

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Photo of thebouch01
5/5  rDev +22.5%

Photo of leinie13
3/5  rDev -26.5%

Photo of TooGood
4/5  rDev -2%

Photo of mmmbeer
3.7/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle, best by 10/29/08; sampled January '09. Brewed with rye, palm sugar and Summit hops, dry-hopped with Simcoe. The brew is a chill-hazed cherry red, capped with a thin layer of froth that leaves a bit of lacing. You can smell the age malts on this brew, but notes of caramel malts and sticky hops pierce through and help deliver a satisfactory aroma. Lots of resiny/citric hops on the palate, with a good backing of sweet crystal malts and a medium to high bitterness. There is also some fruity/floral alcohol and a light peppery note, but not really a whole lot of rye. It has a medium body and finish, and the sugar helps to keep this brew from being too heavy. In all, a nice hoppy and malty brew, but the rye and palm sugar don't really stick out at all. Maybe they come through a bit more when fresh.

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Photo of MN_Beerticker
3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of Westsidethreat
3.73/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Vibrant copper with saffron highlites. Clean and lightly hazed with minimal bubble activity. Decent khaki colored head made up of medium sized bubbles.

S: Hop syrup, red fruit preserves, rye and some forest floor.

T: The cane sugar is apparent at the very beginning of the first sip...a tickling hits hits the tip of the tongue. Some astringent rye flavors move across the sides of the palate while some honey notes work the center. Little bit of grapefruit hides behind the red beet malt backbone. The bitterness doesn't come until after the swallow, where an earthy profile lingers for some time.

M: Medium body, some what prickly.

D: Not bad, bit off balanced. Hop profile isn't round enough to balance the sharp sugary background. Drinkable for sure.

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Photo of BeerCon5
3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of PhillyStyle
2.89/5  rDev -29.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

the beer was a clear red with a nice, slightly off white, dense head, that was well retained and left some nice lacing. The smell was a nice hoppy pine aroma, not much rye, certainly expected a more pronounced rye for the style. Again, way too hoppy and not enough rye. Moderate feel, but very smooth and creamy. Overall, not enough rye, they need to try again with this one.

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Photo of Rilesmiles
3.95/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Ssippisam
3.75/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Blakaeris
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours dark ruby in color with a crisp off white head and slight carbonation.

Aroma is mildly sweet roasted malt with herbal hops and understated rye.

Taste is bitter with plenty of herbal hop and a dry grainy rye character. Definite malty base that brings sweetness of brown sugar and dark fruit.

Mouthfeel is mildly oily from the resinous hops. very little carbonation.

An interesting beer. Great dry hop character. Rye adds a nice complexity.

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Photo of jasonjlewis
4.42/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Decent initial head and lacing, but not exceptional. Smell is hoppy with some rye undertones.

Nice hoppiness with some pale maltiness and slight caramel undertones, some rye undertones as well. A nice beer. Very balanced. A delight.

Mouthfeel is decent. Not super full, but decent. This beer is very very easy to drink and very sessionable for a 68 ibu beer with 7 percent alcohol.

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Photo of Phillyz
4/5  rDev -2%

Cane And Ebel from Two Brothers Brewing Company
4.08 out of 5 based on 1,712 ratings.
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