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Brewed by Cromarty
Style: Specialty Grain
Cromarty, Scotland
Serve in Shaker, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 85   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Red Rye Hop Extravaganza!


Creedence's rating

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Creedence (282) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Cask at NERAX. Pours a deep ruby red with some beige bubbles on top. Aroma is zesty with bitter berry hops. Bready malt backbone in the flavour, with similar zesty hop character and light rye spice.


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikkvoika (11) - ESTONIA - SEP 19, 2014
Bottle @ De Tolly joogipood. Thin head. Brownish color. Aroma citrus, malt. Taste rye, hops, bitter. Very good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
VamboladeTolly (76) - Tartu, ESTONIA - SEP 19, 2014
bottle @ De Tolly Joogipood. Poured deep reddish brown with medium head. Aroma of fruits, citrus, malts. Medium sweet,nice hoppiness, rye,citrus. Well balanced. Nice beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ianwelby (479) - SCOTLAND - SEP 14, 2014
Clear red beer with a thin head. Malt and rye aroma. Flavour is strong with rye as well as strong hop and citrus. Very drinkable with a good amount of body.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mkel07 (3404) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - AUG 3, 2014
Bottle from The Wine Emporium 030814. Huge tan head that leaves some good lacing on the glass. Aroma is pleasant and the flavour is equally so. Not sure about hop extravaganza as the labels states but is is reasonably hoppy.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tombyars (1362) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - JUL 18, 2014
Tasted this at the GRAF, The Briggait, Glasgow on 27th June 2014. Gravity dispense. Dark copper red in colour with a thin off white head. Fresh green hops present in the aromatic, floral aroma - which is long in intensity. Thin resiny mouthfeel and good lacing. Mixed malts gives a fruity pink grapefruit flavour full in the mouth. Strong hop element giving a dry, grassy prickle to the floral aftertaste. Strong chewy grain note present in the drying, malty finish with tart fruit alongside giving a full bodied flavour overall. This is a decent Grain Ale and slightly better than the Rare Earth from Atom.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjs (4610) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 15, 2014
(Bottle, 0.5 l - BB 21 Oct 2014, at Toit’s, 20140715) The beer poured deep reddish brown and clear. Aroma had fruitiness, tangerine, molasses and malts. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were fruitiness, molasses, malts, grass, sweet rye bread and bitterness. Afteraste was hoppy, malty and bitter. A tasty, malty brew.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
visionthing (2748) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 9, 2014
50cl bottle at Lendav Taldrik, Tallinn. Pours clear almost Coca-Cola colured with a rather fast dissapating tan head. Malty and hoppy aroma with notes of rye bread, light citrus, caramel and some fruity and herbal notes. Medium sweet with nice flavours of hops and rye and a good bitterness in the finish. Well balanced. Refreshing and tasty!

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thmsboyd (25) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JUN 23, 2014
Bottle dated 17/7/14. Bready and malty on the nose. Stark brownish red appearance with little head. Dry, medium bitterness. Well-balanced. Light carbonation and light to medium body. Slightly sticky texture and spicy notes in finish. Very drinkable and sessionable

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gam (3246) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUN 13, 2014
Block sized head dark misty ruby pour medium carbonation aromas pine citrus toffee biscuit the flavours rich resin pine grapefruit strong bitter toffee biscuit lemon cumquat citrus rind the bitter origin rye a good note sweetness and spark the finish tasty red good mix of hops lasting bitter spicy note resin touch at the finish good thirst quencher as well nice ale

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beese (1802) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2014
Draught at The Hanging Bat, Edinburgh on 20 May. Poured a bright red, with a dense white head and excellent lacing. Aroma was slightly musky, with some brown sugar and dried fruit. Flavours of oranges, tart hop and spice. Finish was caramel, wood chips and raisins.


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