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Boulder Beer Fryed Dry Hopped Rye Pale Ale

Boulder Beer Fryed Dry Hopped Rye Pale Ale
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Serve in Shaker, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.26/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   ABV: -
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Our 2013 hop harvest special release, fRYEd Fresh-Hopped Rye Pale Ale, will be fresh-hopped* with Chinooks from the Still Wind Hop Farm on Colorado’s Western Slope imparting tropical fruit notes to its flavor and aroma. Generous amounts of toasted rye add complexity with a spicy, nutty flavor. *Brewing with fresh off the bine (not vine!) wet hops! This provides a unique hop experience with a more complete hop flavor and aroma due to the presence of volatile oils that are normally evaporated out during the drying process. These fresh hop flowers must be used within 24 hours of harvest! Available exclusively on draft. 6% ABV / 40 IBU


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
crossovert (7337) - Illinois, USA - APR 12, 2014
Draft. Better than I was expecting but a bit stale and buttery. Hops are mild rye is present.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadRobin (1904) - Silver Spring, USA - DEC 18, 2013
On tap half pint at Gilly's Beer & Fine Wine in Rockville, MD. Clear, bright amber with an off-white head and very good lacing. Aroma of rye bread, rye spiciness, orange, mild grapefruit and pale malt. Taste of orange, rye bread, caramel, mild grapefruit and light fruit. Medium body and low/medium carbonization. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocLock (7832) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 13, 2013
Draft at Drafting Room Exton. Poured hazy dark straw with off-white head. Nose was sprucey hops, pale malt, mild fruit. Tasted of a mix of pale and rye, didn’t get much rye in this, with hops, spice, and a medium complexity. Decent, not great.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
cheap (4029) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 27, 2013
On tap at the mad mex. Smells kindly hoppy. Cloudy orange I think, dark in this place. Decent co2 from the start. Not overly bitter yet asserts its hoppy flavors. Goes down pretty easy. Not bad! Better than expected. Yes, carries some hop personality with a slight hop bitterness but never is it over the top or in yer face. Some what sticks to the back of yer throat. Not bad overall.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TheHOFF43 (1750) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Tap. really disappointed by this. spicy rye, barely any hops. not really a fan od this

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BOSSbrewer (1602) - Arkansas, USA - NOV 23, 2013
Had on tap at Max's in Baltimore. Aroma is slightly floral. Pours a clear gold. Thin head. Pretty bland flavor. Thin body. Not much to it.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
iowaherkeye (2691) - Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, USA - NOV 23, 2013
Tap at Denver International’s Boulder Tap House in Jeppesen terminal. Slightly hazed copper orange with a creamy one finger off-white head, coating the glass and staying as a thick film. Definite fresh hops in the aroma and flavor, light pink as well. Flavor has stronger rye notes and toasted bread. Just a little sweet malt noted but overall nicely balanced. Dry finish with bitterness peaking at a 3ish. Burps pine. Medium light body with moderate soft carbonation. Pretty tasty--could blow through a few of these waiting for my next flight.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
S_Side_Smitty (449) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - NOV 22, 2013
Pours coppery with a slightly off white medium head. Aroma is citrus, tropical fruits and rye. Taste is the same, but the rye takes the lead, and it leads you through some beautiful syrupy sweetness to a rye inspired long pleasantly bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maverick34 (2220) - New York, USA - NOV 18, 2013
Draft from el jefe. Pours orangey. Slightly creamy head. Rye, grain and earthy hops. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
boxofrane (2099) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 17, 2013
Draft at the ginger man. Pours clear copper with a medium sized white head. The aroma is predominantly spicy floral notes. The taste is sweet caramel more than anything. Fairly sweet and decent.


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