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RATINGS: 1928   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.92   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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A high gravity IPA brewed with 18% rye malt. Hop Rod Rye has a floral hop aroma and subtle caramel notes with a slightly earthy and spicy rye character. 2009 California State Fair – GOLD 2003 California State Fair – GOLD 2002 Real Ale Festival (Chicago) – GOLD


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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Baz7778 (58) - - OCT 20, 2012
Great rye Ipa, has nice balance with the rye and barley malt with medium apparent bitterness on the finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vaiz (3321) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - AUG 21, 2014
Bottle from Total Wine, Summerlin. Clear amber pour, thin off-white head. Aroma of fruity hops, caramel malts, rye, quite floral, slightly sweaty and some pine. Flavor is quite bitter, floral and well balanced with a very full body. Very nice brew.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AndrewMichaelZ (59) - - AUG 20, 2014
Poured from 45d bottle into Dogfish IPA glass. Translucent mahogany amber color with a foamy off-white head that hung around. Spicy malt aromas blend with citrusy and piney hops; I get a bit of apple note mixing with the sweet caramel resin. Medium mouthfeel with moderate carbonation goes down easy and smooth. The bitterness lingers but in a pleasant way. Drank this one day after Green Flash's Road Warrior. Both are pretty stellar. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
stxoil (18) - Texas, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Fruity, flowery aroma. Pours a reddish brown with off-white head. Medium body with plenty of hops and malt character. Noticeable spicy contribution by the rye. Overall, a very enjoyable brew.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TJGator (5) - USA - AUG 15, 2014 does not count
Well balanced hops. Spicy rye on the nose with deep, ruby/amber color. Fresh, grassy but chewy when it hits the mouth then quickly smacks you with the earthy Rye although I wish the Rye was a bit stronger. Overall great beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nivekkcul (12) - - AUG 7, 2014
Aroma was light and very pleasant. Appearance was a cloudy red. Taste was a very good rye not very happy. Very pleasant overall.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ROBC3366 (598) - north reading, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 5, 2014
Clouded ruby amber with off white head. Fruity and full aroma leading through to the beer, sweetish, tropical fruits, slightly aggressive bitterness. Good stuff. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
demondeacon09 (43) - Tennessee, USA - AUG 4, 2014
12 oz bottle poured into a Spiegelau IPA glass. Beautiful copper-orange color with a medium beige head that lingers and laces the glass. Average carbonation. Aroma of floral, citrus, and pine. Taste of mango, pine, citrus, rye with bready malt arriving later in the taste to balance out the hops. Spicy. Medium body with only a slightly bitter finish for a beer with such high IBU. Looking forward to drinking this beer again.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
hbissol (2) - Goiânia, BRAZIL - AUG 1, 2014 does not count
Boa formação de espuma com um amargor característico no retrogosto. Sabor interessante.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Howzer420 (12) - - JUL 17, 2014
Bottle. Dark copper in color. Rye is present but not overpowering. Very floral aroma and a dry finish.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Homer321 (1853) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - JUL 16, 2014
Draft. Lots of catty pissy nose. Very malty but not much else. Overall ok but not crazy


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