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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   IBU: 52   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
The Ripstop Rye Pils is our reinterpretation of the classic pilsner lager beer: aromas of European malt and noble-type hops mingle with a dignified, refreshing, and clean malt character that is further distinguished with a generous addition of spicy rye malt, creating a beer that is at once malty, zesty, crisp, hoppy, and incredibly drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (14337) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2013
Tap at Base Camp, PDX, 22/05/13. Murky yellow with a thin white head. Nose is pale malts, light citrus, grass. Taste comprises grass, pale malt, lemon rind, light sugars, cereals. Medium bodied, fiine carbonation, crisp finish. An OK pils.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (14045) - San Leandro, California, USA - JUL 2, 2015
On tap @ Base Camp. Slightly hazed golden pour with white foam. Nice biscuit and bready malts. Somewhat spicy and leafy in terms of the hop profile. Pretty floral and aromatic. Thereís a mild bitterness on the back end. Surprising citrus notes towards the finish, too. Good malt flavor and body on this. Easy drinking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (13966) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 13, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 29, 2014 Hazy pale, nice rye character, the bitterness is continental and soft and it balances well with the rye.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (12971) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 14, 2013
"Can" from Made in Oregon. Pours hazy/translucent gold with a creamy white head. Aroma is lightly rye spicy. Med body or better. Flavor is rye/bready with spice. Itís bready/malty in a very different way. Pretty tasty/drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (12350) - Hasborn, GERMANY - OCT 29, 2015
22 fl oz bottle. Pours slightly hazy golden colour with a mid-sized white head. Aroma of medium dried fruits, mild hoppy, pale malt, some grain. Taste is very hoppy, grainy, dried fruits, apricots, pale malt, ok!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (10585) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 8, 2014
On tap at Base Camp, pours a clear blonde with a small white head. Aroma brings out some feint rye, though itís all pretty subtle and distant. Flavour brings out rye, herbal notes and some crusty bready notes. Well-constructed, with a rye quality all throughout. Very nice pils.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
DSG (9343) - Tel Aviv, - MAR 16, 2015
[2/24/15] Draught at Base Camp Brewing in Portland. Slightly hazy yellow. Aroma of diacetyl and a bit of rye. Sweetish buttery flavor with a spicy rye touch and a mildly bitterish finish. Creamy diacetyl mouthfeel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gnoff (9190) - MŲlndal, SWEDEN - JUL 5, 2015
Part of a flight on June 29, 2015. At the brewpub in Portland.
Light hazy golden color, white head. Malty, cream taste. Malty aftertaste. Medium mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Malty, grainy scent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
deyholla (8911) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 18, 2015
Sampled from the bottle at the St. Paul Summer Beer Fest. Pours a clear light yellow with a white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a crisp lager yeast with notes of rye and grass. Flavor is quite grassy with a decent amount of rye and a touch of crispness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
3fourths (8811) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUL 3, 2013
Bottle. Pours filtered gold with a tall and lasting white head. Quiet nose of floral lemon oil and pith with a light grain / biscuit quality and a light touch of musty / funky starches (potatoes, rye, that sort of thing). Very creamy carbonation with smooth malt, very enjoyable first taste, before it turns overly-bitter. Lots of lemon oil and pith, some enjoyably tart and almost-sourish pilsner malt. Overall an interesting beer, but not interesting because of the rye addition (which isnít necessary at all), but because it has a lot of active German hop lemon aromatics and a pleasantly clean body. Itís over-hopped for its body and dryness but thatís pretty typical for American breweries doing German styles.

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