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Alchemist Onion River Rye

Alchemist Onion River Rye
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Formerly brewed at The Alchemist
Style: Specialty Grain
Waterbury, Vermont USA
Serve in Shaker, Tumbler


on tap


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RATINGS: 3   MEAN: 3.63/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
A dry, crisp ale loaded with hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hophead75 (2012) - Largo, Florida, USA - OCT 12, 2008
UPDATED: OCT 17, 2008 Drank on tap at the Alchemist, backlogged from August 2007, I think. Amber in color with a small white head. Spicy rye and some floral hops in the aroma. Taste has a good amount of pumpernickel rye character as well as alot of citrus hops. Dry bitter finish. Medium body, nice stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VTHopHead (1511) - Seymour, Tennessee, USA - OCT 14, 2004
Draft - Pours a dark amber in color with a thickish white head. Aroma is of strong citrusy hops with a complex mix of fruit and faint yeasty rye breadiness. Unusual, but pleasant. Flavor is quite hoppy (yum!). A very enjoyable beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
muzzlehatch (4829) - Beloit, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 5, 2004
Sample at the brewpub. Darkish amber, vestiges of a creamy head linger. Strong hoppy, pumpernickel-rye nose. Cherry, apricot, more rype and oh yes plenty of hops in the middle, and a nice whiff of vanilla and whiskey to finish. Delightful.

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