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RATINGS: 297   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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In honor of our adventurous friends at Sky Dive Inc. in Hastings, Michigan, we crafted a truly adventurous brew in Sky High Rye. A West Coast-style Pale Ale with rye malt, Sky High Rye boasts a massive floral aroma of resinous hops. The hops contribute flavor notes of lemons, peaches, and pine needles, combined with the sweet, malty flavors of toffee and bread. Rye adds a pleasant peppery, spicy note like a fresh slice of pumpernickel bread. Very well-rounded and very drinkable, Sky High Rye will surely inspire adventure in all who taste it.


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3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tapthis (82) - Baytown, Texas, USA - AUG 1, 2012
poured a yellow color with a 1 finger head. Aroma head citrus and rye in it. It is on the drier side of how i like my beers, but it was good


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wilnatp (581) - Minnesota, USA - SEP 22, 2014
Bottle. Pour is golden. Aroma of grain, rye, elderflower, and mild fruits. Taste is sweet to bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niko100 (2009) - Illinois, USA - SEP 11, 2014
Hazy straw/gold color; Medium body; Aroma malt, yeast, hops, & light rye; Flavor of slight sweet malt, pine hops, rye, caramel, and citrus; Finish is slightly bitter; Not too bad.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Block (1425) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Smooth and sweet. A bready, yeasty, rye flavor. A little bit of spice at the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
ARH (433) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 31, 2014
The aromas are on the light side with a mostly fruit note and a touch of pepper spice. Not much grain or bread that I could pick up, and would associate with a rye beer, but there are some faint traces mostly covered by a light caramel note. It pours a light hazy yellow with a white frothy head that doesn’t retain very well, although a wispy surface layer is left behind. The lace is runny. It’s a medium sweet and medium light bitter combination. The texture is thin and oily with a medium light body and lots of light, fizzy carbonation. It drinks smooth with a mostly sweet fruit body (citrus predominantly) along with some breadiness, light toffee, and a light pepper note at the finish. The pepper sticks around for a short time in the aftertaste to clean things up nicely.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ESPh (72) - Branchburg, New Jersey, USA - AUG 23, 2014
Pours with a thick white head. Aroma is black pepper, pine needles. Tastes a little sweet with a black pepper, pine, sour grapefruit finish. Very carbonated. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
geeklimit (187) - USA - AUG 19, 2014
Pours a hazy straw with good carbonation from the can. Wispy head, not much retainment. Light hops aroma. Bitter and dry grain with strong hops throughout. Slightly sticky mouthfeel with a dry mouth finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
czar (4443) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 18, 2014
pours hazy if not cloudy light yellow with a frothy and creamy - abnormal - white head, excellent retention and strong lacing. lean very spicy maltiness, citrus flowers, pepper, grass, slightly vinous - white wine-ish, carbonnic acid, white grape juice. lively carbonation - foamingly disturbing, light body - oily, assertive grassy-citrusy-herbal-piney-peppery finish. i’m guessing this would be pretty nice w/o infection.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tmongoose (1315) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUN 25, 2014
12oz can shared, pours a medium hazy yellow color with a white head. Nice malty sweet aroma. Very pleasant. The flavor is surprisingly good. Very smooth with a nice rye spice kick on the end. Nice citrus to peach in the middle. Overall very good beer. Can drink this one again.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (2737) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 18, 2014
Draft pour at Logan hardware arcade. Orange and clear. White sticky head. Bitter and hoppy indeed. Floral citrus and peaches taste. Very good beer. Can't believe I haven't seen or had this before today

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (8149) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 5, 2014
Sample at the Big Tap In on 05/31/2014. Hazy copper-golden color with a medium foamy off-white head that diminishes steadily. Strings of lacing. Aroma of floral hops, fruit and malt. Medium-bodied with flavors of grassy hops, citrus and roast malt. The finish is herbal hops and mildly spicy rye. Decent overall.


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