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Garage Project L’il Red Rye

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Brewed by Garage Project
Style: Amber Ale
Wellington, New Zealand

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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.67/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Who’s afraid of the big bad wolf? Humulus Lupulus, the wolf bine can be fierce, but L’il Red Rye, the grain at the heart of this beer, has more than enough character to run with the wolves. Amarillo and Simcoe hops combine with the earthy spice of rye, and the richness of Munich and caramel malts to create a beer that’s well worth a short cut through the woods.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ShaneJ (692) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 26, 2015
Bottle from Beer Cartel (February 2014). Dark amber/copper, off-white head, sweet butterscotch, caramel, some spiciness from the rye, peaches, spruce, medium body, smooth, creamy texture, medium bitterness, long sweet finish. Quite good.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tfredvik (1322) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 13, 2015
Crystal clear, brilliant copper body with a rather small, off-white head that leaves a decent amount of lacing on the glass. Very sweet and very strong aroma of sweet caramel and lots of overripe tropical fruits. Strong flavour of sweet caramel, overripe tropical fruits, oranges and hint of spices. Quite heavy bitter long-lasting finish. Mid-bodied, smooth and dry. A brilliant amber ale!
[65 cl bottle shared with Svensenga smak & behag, from Vinmonopolet Online]

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Geokkjer (6401) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 17, 2015
Bottle. Pours amber with an off-white head. Aroma of malt, citrus, rye, some floral notes and peach. Flavor is sweet and peachy with some malt, citrus and bitterness. Medium body, average carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Arve_Christian (3786) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 30, 2015
On bottle from Vinmonopolet Hasle. Amber color, good foam. Medium high aroma intensity; hoppy, malt, citrus, autumn leaves. Medium\full body & medium high complexity. Good bitterness & balance. Very enjoyable

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
visionthing (3425) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 30, 2015
65cl bottle shared by Arve_Christian, thanks a lot. Pours deep amber with an off-white head. Malty, breast and rather hoppy aroma with caramel and slightly spicy and bready notes. Quite sweet with bready rye flavours with hoppy notes and a decent bitterness. Tasty, but a bit too much caramel for my taste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Foffern (1388) - Bodø, NORWAY - MAR 18, 2015
Bottle at home. The colour is reddish brown and is slightly hazy. Small, beige head. Aroma of berries, leather, pine, caramel and fruity hops. Hop dominated flavor with grassy hops, berries, harpix and heather. Has a slick and silky mouth feel, and a heavy bitterness. A tasteful and aromatic beer, but the bitterness is maybe too dominating.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Hop_Hedonist (308) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - FEB 6, 2015
Another superb brew - GP are killing the pig - full body but so smooth it just slips down easy as - malt balanced beautifully with earthy hops - almost delicate rye edge - the bitterness isn’t overwhelming at all but gives the taste buds a nice little punch in the aftertaste. Lovely.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
vinhol (344) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 1, 2015
Growler from Tru Bru big hoppy resin aroma deep red and off white head taste is malty with hoppy citrus finish

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
CroftyCuts (24) - - DEC 31, 2014
Not a lot to this really. If you're chasing a bold flavour and challenging beer, this isn't it. Not a bad sipper.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
esp0r (2302) - NORWAY - DEC 30, 2014
Bottle from Vika enjoyed at home
Dark copper, big tanned head. Smell of dark fruity malts, dark fruits, raisins, citrus and zestsd. Medium sweet, dark fruits, some toast, hints of coffee. Medium bitter, resins and fruit peel. Very nice amber!


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