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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   EST. CALORIES: 172   ABV: 5.75%
Hoppy red ale brewed with Rye malt. Deep ruby red in color, this hoppy American Red Ale speaks to the adventure drinker. Rye malt lends a subtle earthiness and silky body, which complements the big caramel and chocolate malt flavors. Just enough Pacific Northwest hops are added to balance this bold and beautiful beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
thetmaxx (898) - West Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 17, 2013
Poured from a bomber. Aroma is hoppy but reflects the rye malt. Flavor is similar but with a balanced malt character and a nice rye palate. Great beer, lots of lacing and pretty clear.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ngeunit1 (1555) - San Francisco, California, USA - SEP 12, 2012
A - Pours a just barely clear ruby-orange with a finger of frothy khaki head. The head fades down at a normal pace leaving behind some lacing. S - Aroma is a mix of sweet caramel malts, spicy rye, some bready malts, grapefruit and citrus hops, and a touch of pine hops. T - Starts off with a mix of sweet caramel malts with some grapefruit and citrus hops and mild bitterness. Through the middle, the spicy rye comes through with some bready malts, and a bit of pine hops and more bitterness. The finish is a mix of spicy rye and caramel malts with grapefruit hops and some bready malts. M - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Feels smooth with a spicy, dry, and lightly bitter finish. D - Very drinkable. Nice rye beer with some good earthy and spicy rye flavor and great overall balance.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
mrhoppy (1288) - Santa Clara, California, USA - DEC 4, 2011
This is my first beer by these guys and Im impressed. Wonderful toasty rye aroma. A dark brownish-orange color that hints at its flavor. A hoppy Irish Red without the big maltiness. Medium body. Very drinkable. Nice toasty bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fatehunter (2152) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - SEP 6, 2015
Pours a half finger of head on a dark brown body. The aroma is rich with rye, wood and spice. The taste starts with a nice malt sweetness, then turns a little lemon bitter, rye spice finish. The texture is soft and airy with a little fizz. An outstanding ale. Great balance and flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
joshwoodward (575) - - JUL 19, 2013
Great rye. His all the right notes, spicy, with enough body to keep the hops honest, while still being refreshing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mikedR (1561) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - JAN 2, 2015
Not bad. A little weird. Hard to pigeon hole for sure. Seems boozy to me beyond its ABV.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (13854) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 15, 2010
Tap at West Coast Brew Fest 2010. Hazy dark brown pour with a good foamy tan head.Smells rye. medium body; strongish carbonation. Flavor is lots of rye with lots of hop. Finishes a bit sweet - which is over matched by lots of hop. So bitter!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sickassmick (228) - Concord, California, USA - AUG 27, 2012
UPDATED: AUG 28, 2012 drunk fresh from the ale industries tap room a block away from my house. very very much like the sierra rye beer. only a little less hoppy. the rye flavor is really nice. for this beer, Im coming back. i wonder if i can fill a growler and drink it in the tap house. good stuff. fresh. cold. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bnoel09 (572) - Elk Grove, California, USA - SEP 6, 2012
On tap. Medium to dark brown with a cream/beige colored head. Aroma is definitely rye with some roasty notes and some semi-sweet notes - possibly chocolate? Flavor has some slight caramel malt sweetness with a lot of nice rye character. Some pepperiness and earthy hops towards the finish. Medium bodied. Overall a very nice rye!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ibrew2or3 (8040) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - APR 22, 2013
22oz bomber pours with a clear amber body supporting a tan colored head of foam. The modest aroma is a little roasty, a little nutty as well as delivering some pine hoppiness. The taste is very nice as I get a pleasing mix of mildly roasted malts, a touch of nutty malts and then pine hops backed up by a dark German rye bread like spiciness. To midway a thin ring of citrus hoppiness joins in and helps the experience get even more bitter with hops as the malts seem to get a little bit roastier. Tasty stuff indeed.

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