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Brewed by Beyond the Pale Brewing Company
Style: Specialty Grain
Ottawa, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   IBU: 52   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Rye Guy is a West Coast style IPA that uses a ton of rye malt as part of the all-Canadian grain bill. American hops give it distinctive citrus and pine notes. The result is a crisp, full-bodied beer that is surprisingly sessionable for 52 IBUs.


piscator34's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
piscator34 (2271) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, - FEB 2, 2013
Growler sample via BreWedge. Gold in colour with moderate carbonation. Aromas are of orange peel, vanilla, caramel, and spicy grain. Interesting contrast in the mouth between creamy and peppery malts, along with some sweet orange, spruce, herbal hop notes. Firm bitterness. Solid overall.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
electrotype (584) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 13, 2016
Un peu trop timide au nez, les notes sont toutefois intrigeantes... Le seigle à l’oeuvre, probablement! Le liquide est très joli, d’une doré assuré, et la petit mousse se veut prèsque crémeuse. En bouche, c’est agréable, le seigle est ici aussi présent, mais il manque le punch auquel je m’attendais. C’est un tantinet trop mince à mon goût, seule la mousse semble avoir une consistance respectable. Cela dit l’amertûme est bien dosée et l’alcool est, encore une fois pour BTP, merveilleusement bien caché.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CapFlu (5074) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 8, 2016
Pours a medium lasting foamy head atop a cloudy orange body. Nose of rye and hops. Very bitter, good rye flavour. Nicely balanced. Another great beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheJester (2399) - Cavan Monaghan, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 27, 2016
473 mL can. Beautiful orange-copper colour, beautiful white head, beautiful pour. Mild, soft, sweet citrus in the nose, with a hint of rye spice underneath. The rye is a little muted in the flavour as well, but it’s there. Not to the extent I’d like, though, It’s more of an aftertaste. The bitterness is more APA than IPA, but that makes the beer frighteningly sessionable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Franckg (920) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 26, 2016
Canette sans date achetée il y a 2 semaines. Robe dorée avec un mince col de mousse qui laisse une petite dentelle collante. Arômes d’agrumes, malt légèrement caramélisé, petite résine de pin, poivre moulu. En bouche, beaucoup d’agrumes (pamplemousse, ananas, citron, orange), malt de seigle poivré, conifère. Finale plutôt sèche dominée par du zeste de pamplemousse et du poivre. Texture huileuse et corps mince. Bière de seigle bien construite ou les houblons sont très bien intégrés.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
rederic (3250) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 9, 2016
473 ml can, purchased at the brewery, with a hazy orange golden hue with a thick fluffy white head, with a nice mild floral citrus, leafy, grassy hoppy nose, with some zesty lemon, grapefruit peel, lemon pie, a faint lemon tea leaf, fruity yeast accents, and a lemon marmalade, lemon pie crust notes. Follows through a medium bodied palate with a good fruity, yeasty, flowery citrus, leafy, grassy, hoppy character. With some lemon, grapefruit rind, lemon pie crust, faint panettone cake dough, mild honeyed rye, pale, carapils malt, a lemon marmalade, subtile candy-ish lemon lollipop flavours leading towards a fruity yeastiness lingering citrus leafy hop bitterness finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stoned99 (1017) - Quebec, CANADA - NOV 7, 2015
4 days old growler. Thanks Guillaume for buying. Aroma: citrusy with some lemon, a tad piney and of course some rye. App: a tad hazy pale yellow with little head, little lacing. Taste and palate: medium body, fluffy, light bitter almost astringent dry finish. Overall: not too sure I really like the finish off this one. Almost unpleasant finish.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Reimer96 (1743) - Alberta, CANADA - SEP 17, 2015
Pours a hazy copperish amber with a frothy white head. Aroma of spicy rye malts, floral hops, grapefruit, tropical fruits, passionfruit, guava and some sweet pale malts. Taste is grapefruit hops, spicy rye malts, light pine and tropical hop flavors on the finish with a smooth balanced bitterness throughout along with the rye spiciness. Best rye ipa I’ve had to date.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GlennHendry (235) - Oshawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 8, 2015
Plenty of pine on the nose with some citrus notes. Tastes of pine, orange peel and rye spiciness. Sweet bitter finish but overall light in body. Tasty

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
shaynsawchuk (681) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 26, 2015
Growler. Pours pale gold with a thick head of white foam that laces nice. Aromas of gently spicy rye, toasty grain, big citrus zest, pine and some minor perfumey, floral tones. Bone dry, verging on thin, with a lasting bitter backbone. Moderate to full bodied with average carbonation. Leaves me wanting something a little more, but I can’t pinpoint what.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
robinvboyer (3962) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 24, 2015
Great citrus punch from the hops with a great subtle spiciness I love from the rye. Lots of candied citrus peel, semi sweet malts, and spicy rye. A great beer.


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