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Adnams Jack Brand Crystal Rye IPA

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Brewed by Adnams
Style: Specialty Grain
Southwold, England
Serve in Shaker, Tumbler

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on tap
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RATINGS: 205   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Tasting notes and ingredients We’ve used lots of hops from North America – Columbus, Centennial, Cascade, Amarillo and Citra – because we just love the delicious, big, bold, citrus and pine flavours and aromas they bring to the beer. To balance out all this hoppy goodness we’ve added Rye, plus some Pale Ale and Cara Malt, to imbue sweetness, body and balance as well as some lovely subtle toffee flavours. Want to know more? The recipe for our Rye IPA was created by Adnams brewer (and certified hop freak) Belinda, who was excited to be able to let her passion for American craft beers shine through in this flavoursome brew. Jack Brand Rye IPA is available for a limited time in 30L kegs in selected outlets. Food Matches Pair our Rye IPA with spicy Mexican dishes or hot Caribbean flavours.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KoNrRiI (721) - Århus, DENMARK - JUL 4, 2015
0.5 tap. Clear coppery color and a small, tanned head. Strong, fruity, bitter aroma. Taste is bitter, a tad grainy, definitely hoppy. Medium body, slick texture, and soft carbonation. Finish is a tad astringent but otherwise alright. Normal IPA, nothing special.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ingevara (848) - SWEDEN - JUN 30, 2015
Had two cans of this. The first one a good ale with an average head, a good bitterness and tangy, tempting flavor. THe other one flat, n head and stale body. Gone off. First time I’ve encountered that with a can, happens rarely with bottles. I love Adnams other beers, but this one I’ll not buy again.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gary (1633) - Brentford ,London , Texas, Somerset, ENGLAND - JUN 27, 2015
Bottled : Rich juicy hops , citrus , rye doing the conga line. Dark orange colour with a nice foamy white head ... Quit rich , citric , chewy , toasted . Cherry , orange peth , sticky hops , caramel accent, subdued . The star attraction of rye notes only round this up in a mild bready texture . I could to with more dryness in the finish ..but its a solid number !

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
kjoannak (25) - - JUN 26, 2015
One of the best beers IPA style :) very bitter wonderfull taste and aftertaste :)

1.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Sparf (171) - Östersund, SWEDEN - JUN 25, 2015
En karamellsöt men liten doft med brödiga inslag som balanseras av en trevlig humleton. Färgen är ljus bärnsten och skummet är hyfsat tätt men med mycket kort halveringstid. Tunn hinna dröjer sig kvar. Platt smak av karamell och en kryddig malt som inte alls lever upp till IPA-namnet. Märklig schamposkummig känsla och tunn kropp.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (7642) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2015
From tap. Dark amber colour with a small off-white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, hops, fruit, citrus and spice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (23375) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2015
Draught at Taphouse. Clear orange colored with a small off-white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel, hops, rye and pine needles. Fruity flavor of caramel, hops, rye and grass. Hoppy finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gr0ve (2177) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 13, 2015
330 ml can. Deep cooper and crystal clear. Medium-sized fine off-white head. Caramel malt aroma. Nutty aroma. Spicy hops. Biscuity malt flavours. Crisp sharp bitterness. Dry texture. Fairly high carbonation level. Dry hoppy finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
borre_m (632) - NORWAY - JUN 12, 2015
Pours a clear amber. Aroma is hoppy and sweet. Taste is bitter, endig is spicy from rye.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Brix (647) - DENMARK - JUN 11, 2015
Tasted 2015-06-11. Poured semi clear amber. Scent of pumpernickel bread and pine cones. Very pleasant. Moderately bitter. A Little toffee. Overall very balanced and drinkable.


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