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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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Formerly known as Barrier Ruthless Rye IPA.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gnomungus (54) - - JUN 23, 2014
Funky, hempy citrus aroma. The initial taste is thin (it followed a DIPA) but beguiling, with dank hops and that characteristic rye flavor. Citrus and Slavic bread/yeast harmonies flesh out that basic structure as the glass warms. Very enjoyable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
callmemickey (2779) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 10, 2014
Golden amber body, medium sized off-white head, spotty lacing. Grapefruit, dankness, pine, and spicy rye. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, lively bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tgncc (2818) - Bellmore, New York, USA - DEC 14, 2013
From the brewpub. The aroma is caramel, citrus, spicy. The color is amber, off white head. The flavor is like the aroma, nice. The finis is spicy, pine. Medium in body. Nicely done.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones (5889) - Buffalo, New York, USA - DEC 14, 2013
draft at The Jeffrey, NYC. Copper colored pour, great bitterness, touch of malty richness but all about the hops. Pine, grapferuit pith, rye. Solid

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tcane7 (1664) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 7, 2013
Sample at the brewery. Pours a clean gold with medium, diminishing, white head. Nose of grapefruit, pine, rye, vegetal grassy drop hop character. Medium body, some nice rye spice character and medium bitterness on the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewBoxer (2005) - New York, New York, USA - NOV 3, 2013
Draft at shortys Fidi NYC. Pours a nice dark brown color. Almost amber looking. Taste is not as hoppy as is expect but it's very well balanced ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mkel07 (3391) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - OCT 19, 2013
On tap at Beer Culture, New York. Another good rye based beer. These are becoming more popular and tastier.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ladnewton (1417) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 17, 2013
Cask at Mugs Alehouse, Brooklyn NY on 3rd July 2013. Hazy copper with lasting off white foam and initial lacing. Very hoppy aroma with some yeastiness. Intensely bitter in-mouth with spice and pepper, followed by a bittersweet finish with intense spiciness. Light, medium body. First Cask Ale I have sampled in the US.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bmerz (710) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - AUG 29, 2013
Mango cask at barcade dry hopped with Chinook. Pours hazy orange with a dense soft head and crazy lace. Aroma is less tropical than you’d think and lots of grapefruit pith, grain, and pine. Flavor is more mango flavor and sweetness to start but quickly picks up plenty of pithy grapefruit bitterness very clean that goes and goes. Feel is dense, alive, lush. Really nice cask IPA, perhaps the best I can remember having.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
acasteel (26) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAY 31, 2013
Smells like you?re chasing a skunk through a pine forest. Tastes like a perfectly charred corn tortilla rapped around a bit of pollo loco chicken skin. Sweetness, bitterness and a little ground Chile and cumin.


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