RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.19/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   SEASONAL: Summer   ABV: -
This beer was first introduced in May 1993 at our "Annual Beer Fest." It was the first commercial Rye beer sold in Wisconsin. The recipe was developed in conjunction with the head maltster, Roger Nelson, of Briess Malting Co. in Chilton. A smooth flavored beer with a hint of Rye.

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Drake (14107) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 7, 2016
Keg at the brewery, 8/20/16. Clear pale golden, thin fizzy off-white head, good retention. Aroma of rye, toasted malt, caramel. The taste is strong rye, citrus, cherries, toasted malt. Medium bodied, strong lingering bitterness.

crossovert (14006) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 3, 2016
Draft. This one is infected, sorry to say. In this day an age I can’t really accept brewers still releasing infected beers, jsut dump it already.

BVery (11390) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - SEP 3, 2011
Tap at the brewpub. Light orange pour wiht a small white head. Faint rye aroma. Smooth mouthfeel with noticeable carbonation. Great rye flavor.

deyholla (12439) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 26, 2011
On tap at the brewpub. Pours a clear golden orange with a near white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has notes of light fruit, rye and a backing sweet bread note. Flavor has notes of sweet grains and light fruit that are cut by a bit of a rye finish.

nuplastikk (6475) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 30, 2011
Draft at Calumet. Hazy orange-tan, thin white head. Another horrible, way below par offering from Calumet. While the rye sort of works with the disgusting off flavors, this beer is still terrible.

esjaygee (3906) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 14, 2011
On tap at Rowlands Calumet Brewery. Hazy amber with a thin white topper. Aroma of malt and rye with mild breadiness and a faint hop characteristic. Taste of rye, malt and lemon with a dry finish. One of the better options here.

Scubatrip (610) - Annandale, Virginia, USA - AUG 30, 2010
On tap at the brewpub, pours a clear pale orange-red with no head. Sweet malty honey nose and taste, with a lightly bitter finish. A fine beer to have with bar food.

phishpond417 (2088) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 19, 2008
Pours a dark clear amber with a soft floral aroma. Hint of honey, aroma of lightly roasted nuts and ginger. Taste is initally dry but tapers off to a sweet rich malted finish

kp (10880) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 06/24/2007
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub

hazy amber, fine white head, slightly sweet munich malt aroma, light malt flavor, touch of sweetness is quickly followed by the dry rye character,

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.7/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *4

JPDIPSO (6293) - Wauwatosa, USA - AUG 24, 2007
Copper color with a smaller off white head. Aromas of dark caramel and lightly yeasty dough. Light darker malt flavors with light caramel and a hint of wild honey. Not strong in the rye department as the feel and light spicy rye bite were not in the forefront. Again a very easy drinking brew.

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