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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: 35   MEAN: 3.64/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mabel (8537) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 29, 2016
[8380-20160529] Tap. Light toasted grains aroma. Clear, dark reddish mahogany brown body with a medium-lasting creamy off-white head. Toasted grainy bread crusts flavour. Medium body. Good. (7/3/7/3/13) 3.3
(@ Garage Project 91 Aro, Wellington, NZ)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jercraigs (9681) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 26, 2016
2016-05-29. Dark red-amber body with a modest beige head. 3+ Aroma of green hops, light spice like touches which I assume to be rye. Flavour is lightly sweet up front, sweet malt, Average plus bodied palate, carbonation. Decent. 7/3/7/3/14 On tap at Garage Project - Aro 91, Wellington, NZ.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
explosivedog (79) - NEW ZEALAND - JUN 22, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 23, 2016 Pint at Lumsden. Not too much nose, pours cloudy red. Good tart hit of hops and very refreshing.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Skarecrow (98) - North Shore, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 11, 2016
Grainy hoppy nose with grassy overtones. Cloudy red brown color with good head on pouring Good bitterness up front with a reasonable lingering aftertaste. Not too bad.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Samtzu (121) - Palmerston North, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 10, 2016
650ml bottle. Pours a murky brown with little white head. Starts off similar to a brown ale with a substantial rye profile which ends in an almost bitter style.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
beer-yum (1263) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 11, 2016
Restrained aroma in a copper brown pour. Full bodied flavor with a spicy twist of rye to surprise. Smooth clean finish doesn’t overpower the body.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (13969) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 9, 2015
KØLF 170415. Red amber colour with a beige head. Aroma is malt, dried fruit, peaches. Flavour is hop, malt, , pine, caramel, spices, dried fruits, peaches, rye, floral. Nice beer.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daje (3782) - NORWAY - AUG 26, 2015
Bottle shared by esp0r november 29th 2014. Copper body with a big tanned head. Spicy and fruity aroma with a sweet taste combined with red fruits and roast. Zesty finish with a nice bitterness. Good stuff.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Shark_Pants (585) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 17, 2015
Hazy copper red colour with tight ivory head. Aromas of spicy rye, biscuity malt, stone fruits and earthy hops. As expected, the rye spiciness is prominent in the taste as well, with burnt caramel, light grapefruit, pine, rye bread. Light bodied and peppery on the tongue. Quite decent.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GlassBrass440 (315) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - JUL 7, 2015
Pours a crystal clear ruby red with an everlasting offwhite head. Aromas of rye malt, dank hops, and caramel. Flavours are of sweet malts up front followed by a generic hop citrus charecter and finishing short and dry. Full bodied but without a lingering effect.


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