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RATINGS: 8   MEAN: 3.19/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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If you’re in the mood for a roasty, rustic ale, Banner American Rye will not disappoint. This interpretation is dark mahogany in color and has a complex, soft malt character throughout. Earthy, piney American hops finish it off perfectly to compliment the spicy Rye notes.


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3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
mkgrenwel (572) - Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 7, 2013
Pours a dark brown with orange highlights. Creamy tan head. Light citrus hops in the nose, with a good bit of nutty toffee malt. FIrst impression is that this is quite watery. A pretty big nose had me expecting much more depth in the flavor and mouthfeel, but its not there. What I do get is just a balanced brown ale. Nutty raisins with a light citrus hop finish. Bitterness maintains balance. Nothing special, nothing offensive. Just a drinkable middle of the road beer.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (9985) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - OCT 24, 2014
Bottle from The Wine Store Warehouse. Aroma is toast malt, toffee earthy and spicy rye malt, dates and figs. Pours clear dark brown with a small, fizzy beige head, short retention with light lacing. Flavor is sweet malt, earthy rye, dates, light earthy and spicy hops and bitterness with a dry finish. Light body and medium carbonation.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (12975) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 5, 2014
Draft at Track 84. Chestnut brown color, tan head. Aroma of lightly spiced toffee. Taste is toast and light cocoa. Decent enough.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lukaduke (2312) - Portland, Maine, USA - APR 6, 2014
Pours a deep mahogany color with a finger of gaseous khaki foam. Nose is of rye bread and grapenuts. Palate follows with nice balance of rye toast and a light dose of pine sap. The rye spice and pine bitterness clean out the rustic malt character on the finish nicely.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kramer (5062) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 16, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear dark amber body under a one finger foamy beige head. The nose is really spicy with lots of rye, some light roasty, almost porter like notes. The flavor is pretty similar, nicely spicy, not a whole lot of depth to it, a little thin maybe. Some lingering earthy rye bread. Lighter bodied with soft carbonation, a little lacking in body really. Easy drinker though, and quite session able at just 4% ABV.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (11257) - Orange County, California, USA - JAN 26, 2014
Can @ Richard’s Tasting. Tossed by Loineshawn. Dark brownish pour with an off-white head. Smells of roasted malt, toast, and coffee. Some light toffee sweetness and earthy hops. Flavor is reminiscent of pumperknickle bread. Slight roast and coffee bitterness. Sweet toasted malt and toffee, a bit of cocoa, and earthy hop flavor and bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SrSilliGose (3264) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - DEC 6, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 8, 2013 can says 4.0 rather than 4.5 listed, just sayin. milk choclately roast. some light toast. subtle grainy rye. pleasant pine hop bite brings this together nicely. quite drinkable. better than expected.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BroSpud (1719) - , Massachusetts, USA - NOV 11, 2013
Sampled at Julios New England Craft Beer Fest. Slightly better than their other brew but still slightly more beer than water. Me no likey.


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