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Kinnegar Rustbucket Rye Ale

Brewed by Kinnegar Brewing
Style: Specialty Grain
Rathmullan, Co Donegal, Ireland
Serve in Shaker, Tumbler


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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.5/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
keg and bottled,regular
(originally Exclusively available to the customers of Letterkenny’s An Grianán Theatre.)
Rust bucket is a balance of rye and barley malt. The rye gives it a little spiciness which combines nicely with the hops which contribute a citrussy note.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ippopotamo36 (912) - Rome, ITALY - OCT 9, 2015
Bottle at Johnny Off L. beer shop in Rome-Italy, courtesy of John Nolan. Many thanks. Pours a clear amber color, tick off white foamy head. Nose: resin, American hops, caramel highlights. Mouth: oily, some cara orientation, clean rye feel, bitter finish. Nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gegwilson (2281) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2015
Bottle from Drink Store in Dublin. Amber with a big frothy off white head. Nice resinous pine aroma. The taste is spicy with lots of pine and a little caramel in the background. Quite a pleasant surpris. Full flavoured and tasty. Just a little thin.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jredmond (6523) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 17, 2015
Bottle shared with Linh and Scarlett in Ireland. Pours a deep Amber body with nice haze and white lacing. Aroma is light rye with faint dank character. Mouthfeel is medium with notes of light rye, grain and pine hop.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Johnstledger8 (301) - Dublin, IRELAND - APR 25, 2015
Draught. Dark hazy honey colour with a foamy lasting white head. Aroma is of dark spice, pine, caramel. Taste is more of the rye, long lasting spice flavours, more pine, earthy, slight burnt brown sugar hints, orange. Medium body, oily mouthfeel, medium carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hoptimusPrimed (106) - SPAIN - MAR 7, 2015
Very drinkable, not particularly rye ish. Good aroma of hops. Not much lacing. Cloudy honey colour

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
adamnowek (800) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JAN 3, 2015
Orange-tinged ale. Mildly soapy smell. Fair carbonation and quite hoppy. Quite drying on the tongue.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
turbothy (1141) - Bonn, GERMANY - NOV 24, 2014
Pours a dark, slightly cloudy copper with a dense head. Crisp, bitter aroma. Floral bitterness but a very dry aftertaste. Not bad, but very hopped.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
darrenmarshall (4) - - AUG 20, 2014 does not count
Good solid beer, had it after a hoppy Red ale and it was able to compete. Served very cold from the bottle but the head was great. Lovely nose

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
meatharemagic (4) - IRELAND - JUL 14, 2014 does not count
Very disappointed. If you can’t imagt what alcoholic dishwater would taste like then try this. It is soapy sharp and bitter. Has citrus after tones but leaves you wanting to wash your mouth out even with soap to extract the taste. Dirt

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (39783) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 26, 2014

Bottle 500ml.

[ As Kinnegar Rustbucket Rye Ale ].
Unclear matt medium orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting to diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, fruity, light nutty, moderate hoppy, grass - dusty grass, earthy. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, erathy, fruity, orange. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20140222]

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