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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.58/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Se-cal-le, Latin for rye, is a German style double bock brewed with this all too underappreciate grain, then lagered in High West Rye Whiskey barrels for 6 months. This unique brew, developed by Red Rock head brewer Kevin Templin and High West distiller Brendan Coyle is the first collaboration between the two since working together at Red Rock in 2006. Double bocks are a stronger version of traditional bock that was first brewed in Munich by the Paulaner monks, an order founded by St. Francis of Paula. Historically, doppelbock was high in alcohol and sweet, thus serving as "liquid bread" for the monks during times of fasting, when solid food was not permitted. The aroma is intensely malty with some toasty notes, and the flavour is very rich with noticeable alcoholic strength and very little hops. Finishing in Rye Whiskey barrels leads to a slight spiciness with hints of clove and dry oak. 8.5% alcohol by volume Please break bread responsibly

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
mikey (503) - farmington, Utah, USA - MAR 5, 2012
Pours a dark ruby color with a moderate two fingers of off-white head. The nose has a dry roasted malt aroma along with a light rye spiciness. It’s rounded out with a mild caramel malt and vanilla aroma. The taste starts with Caramel malts and toffee. Chocolate covered raisins come next come next with a dry rye spiciness. Hints of vanilla and whiskey come next in the end, as well as a subdued hop bitterness that balances the malty sweetness in the finish. The body is full and the whiskey notes become a bit more pronounced as it warms. The 8.5% abv is well hidden but sneaks up you quickly. This one damn fine lager. It has an outstanding aroma with a great taste and smoothness. It is a good traditional representation of the Bavarian style with a nice blend of rye malt - that is there, but not overly done - Traditional, yet unique. Highly recommended!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ogre71 (180) - Utah, USA - NOV 7, 2015
This is a good beer with some great rye/malty flavors. Very smooth easy to drink pours a dark amber with a light head. Would recommend.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Squizzle (178) - Idaho, USA - DEC 15, 2012
Purchased from Brewfloria in Boise, Id. Soft, drinkable, smooth and sweetly complex. Drank it slowly in order to save it. So far, it’s my favorite thing from Utah.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cuso (6601) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - FEB 7, 2013
Bottle from my Secret Santa, many thanks. Hazy brown color with medium off-white head. Malty aroma with, rye, hints of coffee, ripe fruits, caramel, toffee, liquor. Taste, malt, caramel, vanilla, rye, some spices, plums, salt, notes of whiskey, wood. Almost no bitterness. Very enjoyable beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EdInSaltLake (727) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - DEC 11, 2014
Whiskey and caramel malt aroma. Vanilla, and subtle wood. Caramel flavor, and sweet malt. Whiskey/vanilla, ans some sweet tartness. Whiskey character is pretty well-balanced with the malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (7585) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 22, 2011
500 ml bottle from the brewery. So a Rye Bock aged in Rye Whiskey barrels, sounds awesome! Pours a murky brown color with a medium swirling white head. A sweet nose of toffee, liquor, caramel and candies. The flavor is a smooth whiskey bite, some rich bread, caramel, burnt molasses, light heat, very smooth. Loads of vanilla. Certainly some spices. Very easy to drink and quite nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sledutah (6250) - Utah, USA - DEC 2, 2011
500ml bottle picked up at the brewpub downtown
Appearance: Dark mahogany with a small beige head and spotty lacing
Aroma: Toasted malts, rye, chocolate, vanilla and whiskey
Taste: Toasted malts, chocolate, vanilla, woody with some nice smooth whiskey in the finish
Nice and smooth, enjoyable

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cybercat (4287) - Georgia, USA - MAR 14, 2013
Pours a clear, dark cola brown with a decent, if not too persistent, wheat head. Aroma has notes of roast malt, rye and whisky-soaked wood plus hints of hops and caramel. Robust flavor delights with earthy, fruity, oak, malt and cloves notes plus subtle whisky, caramel and hoppy tones. Smooth texture has good firmness, if not a whole lot of fizz. Go ahead, crack one open (but don’t crack yourself!)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
JasonG (776) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - NOV 30, 2011
bottle purchased from the location on 200 west - Pours a clear, deep ruby red color with minimal off white head that dissapears fairly quickly. Aroma has notes of whiskey, spicey winter rye, treacle, raisens, medium toasted dry oak, faint caramel, and the faintest note of star anise. Flavor has a solid Munich-driven malt character, with prominent caramel notes and oak, hints of whiskey that are not overpowering, along with vanilla and a faint roastyness. Finish is a bit on the sweet side. I would agree with others that the palate seems a bit thin, especially for everything else this beer is bringing. This is probably because it is slightly undercarbonated IMO. I think some extra CO2 would liven this up just a bit. Still, this is a really nice beer - one of the better Utah beers I’ve ever had. Although I think it falls just short of spectacular, in a state where creative beers are in a bit of a short supply, this really delivers. I hope that this is the future of Utah beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
smith4498 (3322) - Miami, Florida, USA - JAN 10, 2012
Bottle from Sledutah - Secret Santa 2011. Pours clear medium brown color with tan head. Aromas of caramel, rye, bread and a hint of whisky. Sweet, malty and doughy flavor. Spiciness from the rye is evident. Chewy body with soft carbonation. I really enjoy rye beers and this is no exception. Thanks Craig!

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