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Dainton Red Eye Rye

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Brewed by Dainton Family Brewery
Style: Amber Ale
Kialla, Australia

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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.77/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   IBU: 29   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Fueled by rage, mysticism and pure evilness, the Red Eye Rye is a sessionable beer that continues to offer more depth every time you sip away. Sure you are selling your soul as you do so, but the fruity aromatics, spicy hint of rye and delicate caramel notes will ease you conscience as you slip into the darkness of pure sin. Best enjoyed in the company of your annoying family. No family members were harmed in the making of this beer.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jado (625) - Camp Hill, AUSTRALIA - APR 26, 2015
From 330 ml bottle. Pours a hazy brick red with orange highlights and a soft off-white head. Aromas of raisins, biscuits, flowers and caramel. Taste starts out with apple and raisins before orange zest and peppery/spice bitterness emerges. Some citrus, caramel and a floral note towards the end. Very nice.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Muggus69 (1401) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - APR 13, 2015
330mL bottle from Slowbeer Pours a very attractive deep copper body, holding a persistent beige head. Excellent nose; lots of hops - passionfruit, rockmelon, stone & tropical fruits, some pine-like spice, melding excellently with spicy rye notes of caraway & heavy toasted breads, toffee & nuts. Smooth palate, slick, holds a fair more weight than the abv would suggest, subdued carbonation. Delivers a solid nutty, toffee, somewhat grain malt body, hops a bit more subdued than aroma implied - subtle ripe tropical fruit & medium bitterness on the finish. Very tasty Rye PA, well tempered, enough rye to keep things interesting.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
varanid99 (638) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 13, 2015
Brick red pour with decent beige head. Huge fruity, toffee aromas. Orange, toffee, a little spice, and nice little bit of lingering bitterness. Good one.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TedE (368) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JAN 11, 2015
Smells like a box of fruity chocolates! Opaque in the glass like caramel topping! Seriously! Solid tan head. This is a scary looking beer. Tastes like a forest! Wild intense pine and hops. Are we really calling this an Amber ale? As it warms coffee, bread (rye, I presume) toffee appear. Not for the faint-hearted (my wife had one mouthful and ran screaming from the room). Good serious beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hawthorne00 (2705) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - DEC 6, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 27, 2014 Bottle. Clear reddish amber with an off white head that lasts. Roomy aroma of spiced peel, bread, toffee, pine. Creamy texture. Rich for under 5%, with sticky breadcrusts, oranges, kumquat, spices, pine. Gently pinches into a moderately bitter and moderately dry finish. A very harmonious and satisfying beer.

Smaller bottle, rather less good. A bit flabby sweetness, finish seems less dry. Less fresh, too warm?

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gam (3493) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - OCT 31, 2014
Big beige head deep amber pour strong carbonation aromas pine rich mal6t hops a plenty mixed with rye beautiful aromatics floral like the flavours caramel honey the sweetness is so good spicy note apricot passionfruit grapefruit good balance the finish best tastes hops with the rye lasting bitter sweetness crispness lovely ale

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
whoisghost (92) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - SEP 5, 2014
Pours a nice amber with hints of deep red, thick and creamy, ivory colored head. Nose is a sweet, floral affair - also picking up grass and slight pine hints. A really well balanced beer - sweet and floral upfront combined with a little bit of pine followed by a big bitter finish. Tastes way bigger than its 4.8% would suggest. Mouth feel - resinous and dense with a good mouth coat and a gentle carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
maneliquor (3393) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - AUG 9, 2014
Bottle from Mane Liquor. Pours amber with a small beige head. Nose is a great concoction of spice, earth and pine. Pine and spice driven in the taste with mild tropical fruits and sweetness coming through. For a sub 5% beer this is fantastic

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hank37 (155) - banksia grove, AUSTRALIA - JUL 30, 2014
Solid sessionable beer. As the label suggests - pine and fruit salad aromas, a light mouth feel with up front bitterness and a fair whack of tropical fruit. Bitterness at the back end fades surprisingly quick, considering the initial punch of bitterness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mkel07 (4001) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 7, 2014
500ml bottle from Archive Beer Boutique. Rating from November 2013. Great amber ale with plenty of biscuit and nutty malt.


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