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RATINGS: 307   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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A rye pale ale created specially for the 5th annual Blue Point Cask Festival.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (11980) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 17, 2009
(draft) Medium off-white head atop clear amber body. Aroma is medium sweet, orange/floral, light rye. Taste is moderately sweet, orange/floral, some rye. Smooth light-medium body, some resin. One of the best beers at integrating the rye into the flavor.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Maverick34 (2521) - New York, USA - MAY 9, 2009
Draft from waterfront manhattan Marginally OK. Brown, some hops and malts and stuff. Caramel. Nothing super awesome.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (9999) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - MAY 9, 2009
Served on draft at Beer Run in Charlottesville, VA. Pours a clear amber color with a medium head. Good head retention and excellent lacing. Aroma is very malty with toast, hops and spicy rye notes. Taste is toasted malts, caramel and big fruit notes, particularly peach. Dry rye and and citrus hop finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
swoopjones (6770) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAY 7, 2009
On tap at Coles, Buffalo NY. Pours a Golden amber. Muted aromas of floral hops, toasted malts. Flight is sweet & toasted maltiness with medium bitterness in the finish. OK

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 7, 2009
On tap at Capital Ale House - Downtown on 05/05/2009. Clear copper amber body with a small frothy off-white head. Sweet floral and spicy aroma. Dry floral hop flavor with a spicy rye background and a moderately bitter finish. Medium body with moderate carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 4, 2009
Draught at TJ’s: Aroma of hops, light rye, light fruit, lightly toasty malts, and a hint of cocoa. Poured copper/amber in color with a small, dense, off-white head that lasted throughout. Lightly hazy. Sparkling. Flavor is lightly sweet and lightly bitter. Tastes of malts, cocoa, rye, hops, slight caramel, and resin. Medium body. Chalky texture. Average carbonation. Chalky, hoppy, rye, finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
fredandboboflo (1570) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 10, 2009
Growler. Aroma of tropical fruits, rich, sweet, rye malt with a nougat character. Flavor is very sweet, surprisingly sweet almost, considering all the hoppy, tropical fruit notes that continue to come through. Pretty simple, and a bit too sweet for me to want to finish a whole pint, but not bad either.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dogfish120love (1028) - Westfield, Massachusetts, USA - APR 10, 2009
Pours amber/copper in coloration. a somewhat hoppy aroma . The rye is undoubtedly noticeable in the flavor yet an ipa esc quality shines through it due primarily to the notable grapefruit flavor.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LilBeerDoctor (3514) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 9, 2009
Growler from Bellport Cold Beer & Soda. Pours a clear amber with a small white head. Aroma of light fruits and sweet malt, a touch of citrusy and floral hops. Flavor of grainy rye initially and some crackery malt and bitter hops in the finish. Light nuttiness too. On the sweet side, yes, but overall pretty decent. 7/4/7/4/14 (3.6/5)

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Maltajo (329) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - APR 2, 2009
On tap. Gingeman NYC. Great beer! Dark Carmel color. Nutty malty with a nice rye finish. I like this beer!


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