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RATINGS: 136   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   IBU: 91   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our latest addition to our year-round lineup. For you hop heads out there, you have to try this! This American style IPA made with rye grain tops the charts at over 85 IBU (that’s a lot of bitter!). It’s starts with floral hop notes a big malty body hinting at the underlying rye grain and finishes with a nice clean bitterness.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - AUG 11, 2013
Bottle:   Deep orange, almost burnt, moderate to large foamy tannish head, spotty lacing.   Pale rye on the nose, slight hop, some dried grasses as well.   A bit more pronounced on the tongue, rye, citrus zest, and hops.   Moderate sweetness, balances well.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Soft pale grainy finish, rye, a little citrusy, along with dried grasses.   Not a show stopper, but not bad either.   Gets more sweet and citrusy as it warms.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Brain_Parasite (70) - California, USA - JUL 13, 2013
Pours light amber with a white head. Aroma is of pine and grains (sort of bread-y). Flavor is good: pine, citrus, hops, malt, bread, and coffee. However, didn’t get so much rye. Good overall, worth a try!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
marcus (7676) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUN 18, 2013
Bottle from bhensonb. Pours clear golden with a modest off-white head and a citrus aroma. There is a medium-bodied rye and caramel malt flavor with significant hop bitterness. The malt is a bit thin, otherwise a decent IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (19552) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 8, 2013
Draft @ the brewery. Pours a golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy rye aroma. Fruity malty citrus hoppy bitter rye flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter rye finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
MattH (660) - California, USA - FEB 23, 2013
Bottle. Aroma of lemon, orange, grapefruit and rye. Flavor is a nicely balanced and includes lemon and rye. Finish is bitter. Body is light to medium.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
adnielsen (10138) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 4, 2013
Bottle @ home via trade with OCBeerSociety. Thanks! Pours a hazy golden appearance with a cream colored head. Spicy rye, slightly dull bready, mild grapefruity aroma. Somewhat juicy, grapefruity, orange cream sickle, fairly sweet, dull bready, bitter herbal hoppy flavor. Doesn’t taste super fresh but not sure I’d enjoy it much more even if it was fresh.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PotjeBier (2002) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JAN 26, 2013
12 oz bottle from Whole Foods - Arroyo (Pasadena). Amber color, hazy. Off white head with good retention & lacing. Aroma’s: resinous, malty sweet, with citrus, sour fruit and earthy hops retronasal. Flavor is medium bitter with a light grainish malty sweetnees. Medium bodied. Finishes with a long lasting firm earthy bitterness. Not very subtle but nice anyway.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JAN 22, 2013
Bomber from K & L Liquors, Hollywood. Handsome pour of bright golden-orange, with a nice billowy head and silky carbonation. Nose is rustic, grainy, and nicely dry, with a healthy undercurrent of potent tropical hops. Buoyant mouthfeel, solid carbonation. The rye and the grainy flavors combine with the hops to give this a moderately spicy feel, almost like an earthy but very well-hopped saison in places. Very enjoyable brew.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Jcarb28 (97) - Pico Rivera, California, USA - JAN 12, 2013
A golden brown color on the pour with a foamy head. Hints of floral and light citrus flavors and a bold but tasty ending of hope to finish the drink.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hombrepalo (1956) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 20, 2012
Bomber fantasy baseball payoff. Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a small white head. Fruity malty floral hoppy aroma. Fruity malty hoppy citrus and grapefruit flavor. Has a malty hoppy finish.


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