Burial Scythe Rye IPA
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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.66/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
The harvest lingers on, the blade still sharp. Weathered and beaten through seasons of wear, the Scythe has our trust when the field grows high. The beacon of utility, our rye india pale ale touches across the vital tenets of beer balance not by muting flavors, but by elevating them. A European crystal malt backbone is lifted by the drying herbal pop of Riverbend Malt’s Wrens Abruzzi Rye. “C” hops provide a grapefruit finish that remains curtained by the powerful aroma of blueberry & fresh pineapple, thanks to an exclusive Mosaic dry-hopping. Finish your work, wipe your brow, and reap this delicious reward.

NOTE: All beers labeled as Scythe go under this name.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TylerGreenDC (598) - - MAY 23, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 23, 2015 On draft. Rich ruby color. Tangy grapefruit aroma (maybe -- is really hard to get nose out of a mason jar). Thick, chewy rye flavor with the oak aging coming through at the finish. Superb.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
woodychevy (658) - - MAY 18, 2014
Great rye pale ale. Nice when brewers don’t shy away from the rye as if it is the geeky cousin of wheat that no one wants to hang out with. Pours perfect copper red color with almost no head. It’s a flavor explosion- rye, pine, flowers, citrus, resin, caramel and an overall sweetness to it that is just a hint too much. Hops at a nice bitterness to finish but all sweetness up front. Nice dankness and slick mouthfeel. With the sweetness toned down, would be an almost perfect recipe.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
decaturstevo (5519) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - MAR 10, 2014
Deep gold pour wikth water off white head and lace. Aroma is nice resiny hops. Flavor is light sweet maltiness with a good bitter finish. A well balanced PA. nice

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (7825) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 24, 2014
Draft served in a taster at the brewery. Pours a clear, red-gold color without much of a head. Notes of rye, grass, paper, florals, dust, pine, and earth. Light-medium bodied, with a resinous mouthfeel and moderate carbonation. Kind of dank, too. Has a dusty, musty nose and a really nice flavor. Good rye pale ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GT2 (9410) - Oceanside, California, USA - FEB 23, 2014
[ Tap ][ Burial ][ 5oz ][ Mini Stange ][ Free ][ 2/8/14 ]
>> Clear amber pour with rocky foam and good lacing. Nose is dank hops, piney, fresh orange blossom. Taste is orange juice, pine, spicy. Palate is richer, silky. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drsordr (1664) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - FEB 21, 2014
Draft at brewpub during RBWG. Pours dark gold. Nose great pine and resin, hint of spice from wheat. Taste grapefruit bite up front, some pine, and aromatic hop. Mild bitter finish. One of several nice beers available that day at Burial.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrSilverworm (8867) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 18, 2014
Taster on tap at the brewery during RBWG. Mostly clear amber orange color. Thin off-white head. Couple dots and bits of lace. Great, smooth, lighter crisp carbonation. Medium body. Lightly click. Nice lightly spicy rye and good bigger citrusy hop. Medium to bigger bitter taste. Fantastic, smooth, easy drinking rye pale ale. Good longer aftertaste. Some caramel malt. Moderate sweet taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (6183) - Utah, USA - FEB 18, 2014
On tap at the brewery, RBWG
Clear golden with a small white head and some lacing. Aroma is floral and dusty. Flavor is floral and piney
A nice small ipa

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SpringsLicker (3265) - Tennessee, USA - FEB 15, 2014
2014 RBWG At the brewery’s tasting room. Red-tinged body with a white head. Aroma of piney hops. The flavor is moderately bitter. Fruity and citrusy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (10841) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 12, 2014
RBWG14 Trip Rating #80. Draft at the brewery. Thanks to a fellow Ratebeerian for the assist! Pours a hazy copper color with a thin white head. Decent head retention. Aroma of strong rye and herbal hops. The taste is rye, toasted malts and an herbal hop finish. Medium bodied, lingering bitterness.

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