Dismiss Notice
We're celebrating 10 years of BeerAdvocate magazine with $10 print subscriptions for US residents.

Subscribe now!

Wagon Ryed | Wynkoop Brewing Company

Log in or Sign up to start rating.
no score
Awaiting 10 Reviews
no score
Send samples

Brewed by:
Wynkoop Brewing Company
Colorado, United States

Style: Rye Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Mebuzzard on 02-26-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

For Trade:
User Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 4
Photo of StonedTrippin
3.97/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

was hoping for the cowtown, but got this one instead. pours a thick dark brown color with an off white head an inch high. smells like a spiced oatmeal stout, very grainy, with a hint of caraway seeds. flavor actually tastes like dark rye bread. the rye malt flavor absolutely dominates the palate of this beer, which is very unique. im not sure i love the flavor, but it is definitely not like any rye beer ive had before. roasted malt flavors come in towards the end, even a hint of cocoa in there. feel is thick, very full bodied. not sure id drink a bunch of these, but it is smooth in the mouth and sits well in the stomach. if you like rye bread, this beer is for you. if you prefer their milk stout, you may not like this one. tons of credit for doing something different though!

 785 characters

Photo of denver10
4.08/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured a nice dark brown/black with a thumbs width khaki head. A nice sweet and grainy aroma. A nice rich flavor to this. Started off sweet with some chocolate and coffee, the rye kicks in midstream with some strong spice and graininess. Very creamy, medium bodied. I surprisingly enjoyed this beer more than I expected, not sure I could have more than one in a sitting but I'd happily go out of my way to drink this again.

 423 characters

Photo of Mebuzzard
4.08/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

This is a rye stout, brewed by Wynkoop for DenverOffTheWagon. Poured at Star Bar, not sure how much was made.

Nice looking beer. Lacing is a bit thin and that's the only aspect that keeps this from a '5'. Black pour. Nice thick, soft, foamy head; off brown.

Soft aroma, yet spicy. A soft anise scent--from the caraway I'm guessing--lingers. Roasty malt, soft dark bread.

Flavors are subdued. The coffee/chocolate of a stout are calm in this one. The spice from rye and caraway are also calm. So, too, are raisin, plum and leather. I guess what I'm saying is that the flavors don't 'pop', but are quite nice and balanced.
Ends with a slice poke at the spicines.

Not quite a stout or porter in that I wouldn't recommend for pairing with a dessert. So, categorizing it as a rye

 791 characters

Wagon Ryed from Wynkoop Brewing Company
4.03 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
  • About Us

    Your go-to website for beer (since 1996), publishers of BeerAdvocate magazine (since 2006) and hosts of world-class beer events (since 2003). Respect Beer.
  • BeerAdvocate Microbrew Invitational

    Join us June 2-3, 2017 in Boston, Mass. for beer, cider, mead, kombucha and sake from over 70 small producers.

    Learn More
  • 10 Years of BeerAdvocate Magazine

    We're celebrating 10 years of BA mag with $10 print subscriptions for US residents!