Sly Rye Porter | Yazoo Brewing Company

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3.82/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Yazoo Brewing Company
Tennessee, United States
yazoobrew.com

Style: English Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A rich, chocolaty English Porter with a clean finish. We use the finest floor-malted Maris Otter malts from England, the same malts used for the best single-malt scotch. A portion of malted rye gives a spicy, slightly dry finish.

28 IBU

Added by clvand0 on 01-24-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#15,587
Reviews:
81
Ratings:
308
pDev:
10.47%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
56
Trade:
3
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Photo of JoshuaWilkins-38
3.82/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JKitchen23
3.38/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of waddellc2
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LizT
4.14/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jakemn91
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 22Blue
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ChipCeasefire
3.23/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of AlesAlesAles
3.27/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Zazzi82
3.74/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BillRoth
4.03/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of johnsaxman
3.78/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

My first beer! It made a great first impression for "beer." Once I got into beer and came back to it. My second impression of the "Sly Rye" was less stunning. I did not care for the flavor the second time around, though the taste and feel were both what I liked about it my first go. I came back around to it. Like Dos Perros, it is a great middle-ground beer. It has some flavor and intensity to it but it is easy-going enough that I can relax with one and I would certainly recommend it to others. But perhaps that is more for sentimental value than anything.

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Photo of hockeypuck
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BDeibs
3.84/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Aisha
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of West_Chester_Ale_Tester
3.84/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DinoBlueShoes
3.94/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Joshhersh
3.8/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of onespartan
3.52/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JoeYarchak
4.44/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Dark, malty, chocolatey deliciousness. I want another!

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Photo of TBonez477
3.66/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of barczar
3.94/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MJ64
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mattsk1
3.97/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of PhysicsBrew
4.28/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of vincehayter
4.29/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

An absolutely wonderful porter. Little head retention, and slight on aroma with only slightest hints of coffee and dark malt. The mouthfeel is spot on for a porter; not to thick, not to thin, but just right. The flavor is a bit surprising (imo) given the other unassuming qualities of the beer, overall taste is a solid malt backbone but the rye comes through unmistakably in the finish.

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Sly Rye Porter from Yazoo Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.82 out of 5 with 308 ratings