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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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Smooth Ryed has an appetizing mid-range amber color with an aroma that is derived from a pound per barrel of whole Centennial hops in the hopjack, kettled by UK Kent Golding pellets. Smooth Ryed is brewed with a variety of malts, including a spicy rye and chocolate malt.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
trujahwarrior (509) - Monroe, Washington, USA - APR 20, 2013
Pours a clear copper color with a medium fluffy white head that leaves good lacing. Smells of rye and sweet malt and some other funky off smell. Tastes of rye, chocolate and sweel malt with a slight hop finish. Mouthfeel is slightly oily and watery with decent carbonation. Overall this isnít near as good as I was expecting. I was figuring it to be a little more hoppy because rye works well with hops. Decent for an amber but nothing impressive.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
unclemattie (4190) - Georgia, USA - APR 16, 2013
12oz Bridgeport bottle. Deep amber color, lacey white foam. Aroma of mixed berries & loads of fresh pine tips. Tastes kinda like soap, at first. Then some toasted malt flavor, hint of a rye tingle. Overall, very odd flavors. Tastes and finishes like a hearty Amber Ale. (3672)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ads135 (2966) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - APR 13, 2013
This beer is amber in color, slightly sweeter than I wouldíve liked with a lighter than average body. The rye comes through in a slight pepperyness that is its one real saving grace. Drank this during on of the many disappointing games of March Madness, 2013 at Brandonís house.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Stevesie (323) - - APR 12, 2013
From bottle. Pours a dark amber with two fingers of dimpled white head. Lots and lots of tiny bubbles. Nose is very clean with hints of pine. Augering through the foam, I find a soapy, fruity beer that is reminiscent of childrenís cough syrup. I keep digging, trying to locate the rye, but to no avail. I like Bridgeport and I donít mind rye, but Iím not sure what happened here.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
arminjewell (6177) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 11, 2013
Pour out of 12 oz bottle, clear orange amber pour with white head that fades quick, aroma brought notes of some slight rye, sour grain, hints of toffee, caramel, biscuit, slight spice. Taste is a mix of slight rye, lemon, caramel, toffee, hints of grain, bread, slight spice, caramel notes finishing dry. Just ok.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
douglas88 (6034) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 9, 2013
12 ounce bottle thanks to Hiromi. Pours a clear copper color with a medium white head. A fruity and grainy nose. The flavor is big rye, meaty at times, fresh piny hops, some lingering sweetness. A bit odd altogether but nice overall.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
brenn79 (1522) - Idaho, USA - APR 9, 2013
12 oz. bottle- Pours clear dark orange with a one finger head that reduces. Aroma is subdued, somewhat bready and spicy from the rye, kind of sweet and fruity. Taste is sweet and very mellow and smooth, sweet tarts, mild dry finish. I liked it, kind of basic, but nothing offensive.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ajnepple (2194) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - APR 5, 2013
12 oz bottle. Amber and clear with a nice off-white head that laces the glass. The aroma is skunky and hoppy with light spices and malts. Medium body with a slick feel and soft carbonation. Pretty tasty balance of flavor between bitter hops, a blend of sweet malts and subtle rye spiciness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cybercat (3333) - Georgia, USA - APR 4, 2013
Comes out of the growler a pretty clear dark amber, almost a caramel color, with a very thick and rather persistent light wheat head. Strong aroma has a decided rye note with hints of pomme fruit and alcohol. Robust, distinctive flavor has rye and yeast notes plus hoppy, fruity and earthy hints. Texture is smooth, average thickness and not much fizz. Certainly worth giving a try, especially if you like rye beers.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
raphael (883) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 30, 2013
i smell woody hops. caramel, black pepper. decent khaki head on light amber. flavorfs of oak, pin, lime, hidden sweetness. light in the mouth, light sour finish


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