Fritz123 (235) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - APR 18, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at Barleys. American pint. Pours a very hazy, muddy light brown with thick white head. Moderate lacing. Aroma of pine, grass, orange, rye. Taste is complex with heavy rye, malts, pine resin, and soil. Very bitter finish. Mouth is medium carbonation and ends up slight yeast.
JStax (1669) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - APR 14, 2013
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Poured on draft at Barleys #1. Pours a hazy pale yellow with a white ring of foam. Aroma is huge citrus and just a subtle spicy presence from the rye. A little grassy, but its not very prevalent. I like the bready finish.this is one of the better rate IPAs I’ve had of late.
jsquire (2953) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - SEP 23, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at the brewpub. Cloudy orange color with a sticky white head. Big fresh hoppy nose. Lots of grapefruit rind, orange and apricot flavors. Firm malty backbone and a nice rye note. Great with the sauerkraut balls.
foundmd (210) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 23, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at Ale House No. 1. Golden sunset orange with a small white head. Huge aroma of citrus fruit (grapefruit and tangerine) with a subtle malt background. Juicy hop flavor like freshly squeezed orange juice with a slightly spicy rye finish. Very easy drinking and quite delicious.
GJF (1078) - Mount Vernon, Iowa, USA - OCT 3, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On draught at the brewpub. A good but slightly straightforward IPA with a nice grassy aroma and just a bit of that hop sourness to it.
1010 (310) - Midlothian, Virginia, USA - SEP 30, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a cloudy gold color with a white head. Nice hoppy apricot taste.
Sample at the Microbrew festival at North Market.
JaBier (3729) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - NOV 29, 2009
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at the Alehouse. Clear orange pour with a medium off-white head. Orange and grapefruit hop nose with a bit of rye malt character, but not much. Probably wouldn’t have picked it out if rye wasn’t in the name. Flavor is of bitter orange, rye malt and grapefruit with a bitter citrus finish. Very good beer.
BeerBelcher (972) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - FEB 9, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
I am a sucker for the word "rye" in a beer name, so I had to order one of these in my first visit to Barleys Brewing Co. And while I was skeptical of my choice after a disappointing experience with the 4 Seas DIPA and I was dismayed at the very pale color of this beer, I was happily surprised by the aroma and flavor of this beer.
Body was pale. Head was plentiful. Aroma was hoppy, but had a really satisfying malty biscuit note to it. Flavor was hoppy, and had a mouth-scratching character I’ve found in other rye beers. Still non-threatening and approachable, but I found it to be very good.
I would recommend this beer. I had this on-tap at the brewery.
AleDude (41) - USA - APR 13, 2008
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Medium golden color with strong rye aroma. I thought the rye was a bit overpowering, but I can respect the quality of the beer -- on the particular day I tried it I just was not in a "rye" mood.
sliffy (2037) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 17, 2007
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On Firkin @ The Alehouse: (Listed as being "with Simcoe" not sure if this should be a separate entry or not) Pours a hazy peach color with a small loose white head. Aroma, spices, citrus, pine and some pale malts. Flavor, lots of grapefruit with some light piny notes, some rye, some spicy notes, juicy hop flavor, smooth with a nice bit of bitterness to it. Quite good.