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Põhjala Rukkirääk (2014-)

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87
style
Brewed by Põhjala
Style: Specialty Grain
Tallinn, Estonia
Serve in Shaker, Tumbler

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Translation: Corn Crake (in Estonian, the bird is called Rye Crake, because it lives mostly in rye fields). - A rye ale brewed with eight different malts and hopped with Cascade and Chinook.
Malts: Pale malt, Rye malt, Munich malt, Special B, Melanoid malt, Crystal 150, Cara pale, Chocolate rye
Hops: Magnum, Cascade, Chinook


3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
djoeye (2461) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUL 30, 2015
Look; tan head and dark brown near clear body. Aroma; mild brown malts, juicy fresh substance, dusty hops and chocolate notes. Taste; roasted malts, creamy chocolate, leafy hops, notes of plums and other dark fruits - leading to a roasted malty lingering finish with hops and coffee notes. Good body, normal to soft carbonation. Overall clean and good. [33cl brown bottle 5.9%abv B@Selver EE, T@Ferie2015]

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (10507) - Hasborn, GERMANY - JUL 28, 2015
Bottle from trade with Douberd, many thanks! Fast klare orangebraune Farbe, große cremige beige Schaumkrone. Geruch schokoladig, röstmalzig süß, Kakao. Geschmack süß malzig, viel Karamell, schokoladig, vollmundig, gelungen!

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
adamnowek (681) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 27, 2015
Dark brown colour but still transparent. Spicy caramel and coffee aroma. Slightly sour taste that leads into toffee. Mildly biter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kamikaze_A6M5 (21) - - JUL 24, 2015
0,33 pullo Tallinnasta. Väri on kirkkaan mahonginruskea ja vaahto katoaa melko nopeasti. Rukiinen, sekä etäisesti hedelmäinen ja savuinen maku.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Nicke80 (305) - Södertälje, SWEDEN - JUL 24, 2015
33 cl bottle from silja symphony. Pours light dark with little head. Smokey aroma with a smokey bitter taste. Long bitter aftertaste with some smoke

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Douberd (3195) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - JUL 18, 2015
(Põhjala Rukkirääk (2014-)) Bottle 330 ml at home, served into a shaker, ABV 5.9% Deep amber colour on the body, clear, with two fingers of thick, tan head sitting on top. Great retention. Aroma of caramel, someyeast, spices, light coffee and chocolate notes, pretty good aroma. Taste has a touch of sourness on it, then some caramel, toffee, chocolate, light coffee. Medium body, good carbonation and very dry on the palate. Very nice, pleasant surprise.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
adodo (147) - Riga, LATVIA - JUL 5, 2015
Woody, ashy aroma. Brown, very thick frothy head and lacing. Medium to heavy bitterness. Lively carbonation. Medium body.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jyrsa (237) - - JUL 5, 2015
Pours dark but clearish brown with small head. Nose of tropical fruit and dark malts. Dark malts, rye, chocolate and a hint of smoke. Bitter and slightly oily. Aroma varies quite a bit with temperature, mine was served too cold and I almost gave it a tank rating.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dermi (769) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 2, 2015
33 cl, bottled. Pours near black with a white head. Aroma: Rye, malt, chocolate tones. Slight fruity notes. Taste: Medium sweet, balanced bitterness. Palate: Medium body, some carbonation. Good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rosenbergh (8581) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 26, 2015
330 ml bottle. #056. BB 18/08/15. From Estonia. Aitäh Mpeh!
Hazy brown color with red hue and a big foamy light tan head. Sweetness, malt, mild rye, some hops and mild bitterness in the aroma. The flavour is hops, moderate bitterness, brown sugar, sweet maltiness with some burnt and bready notes. Compared to Õllenaut’s Eesti Rukki Eil this is easier, drier and more hoppy.


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