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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Originally made for the annual E.V. Debs memorial Kazoo Night at Tiger Stadium held by the E.V. Debs Society. A rich ale, ruby-red in color single hopped with Centennial hops. A single batch offering brewed once a summer.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
patrick767 (3394) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - DEC 29, 2011
tap - Pours hazy amber and smells of lightly toasted caramel malt. It tastes of sweet caramel malt with some good, mild hops bitterness. Light to medium bodied, it’s a solid session brew.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011

Name: Deb’s Red Rye
Date: February 05, 2011
Mode: Draft
Source: Brick Store Pub
Appearance: muddy rusty red, creamy beige head, solid lace
Aroma: sweet caramel aroma, spicy, touch of citrus, light breadyness
Flavor: flavor starts off sweet before the spicy earthyness kicks in to dry it out, long bitter finish
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.2/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **+ /4

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (7925) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - NOV 9, 2011
Served on draft at Beer Run as part of a small Bells tap takeover. Pours a hazy reddish-amber color with a medium frothy tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of earthy, floral and citrus hops with toffee and caramel malts. The taste is bitter earthy hops and toffeeish malts. Medium bodied. Very drinkable.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wmubronco1992 (589) - Coldwater, Michigan, USA - SEP 18, 2011
5 oz sampler at the Eccentric Cafe. Pours copper color. Off white head. Mild hoppy aroma. Mild flavor of sweet caramel. Smooth and very drinkable. Palate on the hight side of medium. Decent, but mild beer that I would try again.,

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammy (8092) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 9, 2011
Enjoyed on tap at the brewery tasting room. A hoppy red that’s a very decent and interesting beer. A reddish tinge. Good malt backbone.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Thorpe429 (5006) - , Illinois, USA - SEP 1, 2011
On tap at the Eccentric Cafe this past weekend. Pours a clear amber with a good off-white head and a bit of lacing on the way down. The nose brings forward some light bread crust as well as a bit of caramel. Light citrus and earthy hops. Flavor is fairly similar with the malt shining for the most part, though it’s hoppier than your standard amber (excluding India Red Ales). Mouthfeel is medium and somewhat chewy with a semi-dry finish and mild bitterness. Good, not great.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 21, 2011
On tap at Uncle Mike’s. Reddish amber with a thin tan head. Aroma of caramel, mild citrus and a bit of grains. Taste is balanced with caramel, floral hops, some citrus and a hint of grains. Finishes dry with mild bitterness.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
craftbeerdesign (2140) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 5, 2011
deep bright orange with a 1 finger wh. citrus hop nose with some earthy hop notes. well balanced throughout. medium body with more citrus hop notes with caramel and rye notes. dry bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryan (3187) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - DEC 29, 2010
Delicate floral hop nose with light cereal and honey notes. Lightly sweet taste, some light honey, a touch of caramel, lots of citrus and some fresh flowers. Easy drinking and awesome.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TomDecapolis (4394) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - JUL 7, 2010
Tap at Bells City TAP House event PBW10. Pours a hazy reddish orange with a medium off white head. Aroma of caramel, tobacco, pine and grapefruit. Flavor was a nice mix of toasted/caramel malt and piney hops.


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