Five Points First Brews No2 Red Rye

Formerly brewed at Five Points Brewing Company
Style: Specialty Grain
Hackney, England
Serve in Shaker, Tumbler


on tap


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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.33/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Available on draft and in 330ml bottles.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - MAR 16, 2014
Cask conditioned handpump Old Fountain London 03/03/14. A dark amber coloured beer with a whitish head. Way too sweet for me. A little coconut though is interesting? Nose is nice hoppy and inviting but then it goes manic sweetness. A bit of London car crash.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ration (2188) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 30, 2013
300713. Bottle at home. Pours deep dark ruby with a nice head. Aroma floral hops, earthly notes. Not really any rye to it. This is an ok IPA despite the style. Not Bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (20591) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2013
Cask at the Old Fountain during my long day in the Big Smoke with Kenny. Pours clear, deep gold with a tight, off-white cream head. Lightly toasted, bready malts in the nose. Light to medium sweet flavor with toasty brown bread, light earth and brown sugar. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Good condition. Moderate bitter toasted bread to finish, light dry toffee. Good stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BillKismet (3989) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 4, 2013
Orange-maroon body with a deeply tanned head. Nose is fruity, passionfruity, and with a wash of diacetyl and kool-aid. One punchy brew. The body also tastes of diacetyl with a dominance of punchy and twangy flavors. Peach fuzz and very green tasting. Potent. Not my thing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (8820) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - MAY 30, 2013
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines, Birmingham. Poured a dark chesnut brown with a thin off-white head. The aroma is crisp, clean and a little spicy. The flavour is medium bitter, smooth with some dry pepperness on the palate. The finish was weak and a little watery though. Not a classic.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (12485) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 30, 2013
Bottle shared from Jmgreenuk. Pours cloudy brown with a small tan head. Aroma of sweet malt, vegetables, grassy hops. Flavour is light sweet and heavy bitter. Light to medium bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deanso (9922) - Doncaster, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2013
33cl bottle courtesy of and shared with JMGreenUK Thin white head. Hazy amber pour. Nice hoppiness. A lovely brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jackl (7563) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 19, 2013
Cask @ The Cock Tavern. Medium amber with a small head. Plenty of toast, some grapefruit and trail mix nuttiness. Toasted wood. The taste is roasted nuts, toffee. Red apples and grapefruit. Light body, smooth, soft carbonation. Overall, solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichTheVillan (7512) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 19, 2013
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; cloudy brown pour with non existent head, piney hop aroma, sweet malts oily hop some spice, decent full bodied rye.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
viktorvee (510) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2013
UPDATED: MAY 11, 2013 Smells like strawberries! Really good, sweet and spicy, with a bitterness and a rich taste. Something like cloves, with the sweet rye and a whack of bitter. A hint of salt liquorice. Not bags of aroma but the taste is excellent. A deep ruby red.

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