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RATINGS: 101   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   IBU: 36   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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30% malted rye = tangy, piquant, edgy. Does it go well with pastrami? You tell us.

Malts: Pale Malt, Malted Rye, Amber Malt, Melanoidin Malt, Midnight Wheat


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
drowland (5980) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - DEC 27, 2013
12/27/13. 12oz courtesy bottle from pepsican! Reddish pour with a nice khaki head that sticks around and laces well. Malty aroma, a little tang and spice, caramel. Malty flavor, earthy and floral, a little spice. Not bad.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JK (4349) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - DEC 25, 2013
Light brown color. Mild grain flavor with just a little hops. Not a lot there, but decent palate and ok for a session beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brouwerij (914) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - DEC 22, 2013
Bottle. Pours moderately hazy copper with fine khaki head, good retention and minimal lace. Aroma is sweet, fruity, pear/peach, mild sweet malt. Flavor is fruity, sweet, peach, pear, mild rye and bitter finish. Surprisingly sweet. Soft carbonation, medium body and juicy texture. A sweet, fruity rye ale.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dfinney23 (1573) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 17, 2013
The rye is quite noticeable over a caramel malt base, spicy with a lightly bitter finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BVery (5935) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - DEC 15, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 30, 2013 Bottle. Nice deep murky amber pour with a off white head and good retention. That’s where the excitement stops. Dirty dusty malts, some carbonation but overall just a bit bland. Finishes kind of dry and astringent.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rader58 (774) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - DEC 14, 2013
12 oz bottle. Pours a dark copper color with an aroma of citrus, rye bread, grain field at harvest time. Flavor is citrus, rye, grain, clean. Has that rye "bite" to it. I enjoy this, but is slightly tame for a rye.

3.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thedm (4920) - Fort Wayne, USA - DEC 12, 2013
This bottled brew from a grocery store poured a medium sized head of fine to large sized tan colored bubbles that were long lasting and left behind a typically carbonated transparent light cola brown colored body and a fair lacing. The mild aroma was rye. The bubbly mouth feel was tingly at the start and at the finish. The ok flavor contained notes of rye and malt. A decent one that I would consider drinking again.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thornecb (4291) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 9, 2013
Pours deep mahogany into a Sam glass. Off-white head with good retention recedes leaving spot lacing. Earthy hop and caramel aromas. Sharply carbonated and spicy with rye and caramel upfront turning to an earthy pumpernickel finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
SPDickerman (913) - Texas, USA - DEC 1, 2013
Pours auburn with a small beige head. Smells strongly of rye. Taste is bitter with a bit of rye spiciness. Medium-bodied with a smooth texture and present mouth-carbonation, Boulevard Westside Rye Ale finishes with a kiss of bitterness.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
PhatB420 (613) - Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 30, 2013
12oz into a can pint glass from big elm. Pours straight brown. Head is full and engulfing, stands about an inch. Aroma is skunky, dirty malts, congused malts, and a sort of rye backbone. Taste is malty like a brown ale, resembles a brown ale, and is non exciting like a brown ale. Chewy granola makes its way in, the rye pretty much does nothing for this. Not too impressed here, and I thought these tasting room additions would be the penicle of the mix pack. Wrong. meh.


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