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Cathedral Square Repent Rye
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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Analogous to Barleywine style ale, Repent Rye is brewed using a large percentage of Rye Malt to forgive the fresh Columbus hops. The end result grants you full absolution and our Rye-Wine Ale. Repent and enjoy!


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BOSSbrewer (2707) - Arkansas, USA - JUN 1, 2015
Bottle shared with the BOSS group. Pours a dark brown with minimal head. Aroma is malty with toffee and noticeable rye presence. Flavor follows and is very bitter. Overly so. But overall a nice beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
coachd (318) - Missouri, USA - APR 18, 2015
Nice sweet spicy aroma with a good amount of malt sweetness and just a hint of rye. Interesting dark amber color with a fluffy off white head. Lots of lacing as the head sticks around longer than I expected it to. Poured out thick and dense into a tulip glass. Flavor is also sweet with brown sugar, molasses and maple syrup notes up front followed by a punch of rye and ending with some hop bitterness. Complex and enjoyable 3-step flavor that continues to change on the tongue up until your next sip. Palate is substantial for the style. I don’t think this is a barleywine; more like an imperial rye IPA. Either way, it was pretty good. Reasonably priced and unique, I would buy this again.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (6056) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 18, 2015
Bottle during RBWG. Pours a clear amber with small frothy off white head. Aroma is rye and vanilla. Sweet malt and roast with nice rye flavor in the finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
csaso (1686) - Missouri, USA - DEC 10, 2014
Bottle - good size foamy head, slightly murky dark Amber color, sweet malty aroma and flavor, fair booziness to it, not bad overall ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RobertDale (4266) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - NOV 16, 2014
Sample at Strong Ale Festival 2014. Comes a dark amber with a nice beige head. Aroma of malt, caramel, and alcohol. Taste is malt, fruit, caramel, spice, and alcohol. Pretty good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bartzilla (568) - La Mesa, California, USA - NOV 13, 2014
Two words for this: UFF DA! Has a nice sweet and yeasty smell but crushes the palate upon quaff. Not sure if it’s the rye, the hops or the booze, but something is overpowering here. Not in a bad way, mind you, but this is a total sipper. Going to let it come up a few degrees and see if that changes anything.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
edgallow (2801) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 1, 2014
22 oz bomber pours Amber with a off white head. Aroma of malts, spice and alcohol. Taste is spicy, citrus and malts.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ed5388 (2538) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - OCT 21, 2014
22oz bomber received in a local swap a while back. Poured a clear dark reddish Amber color with 2 fingers of frothy off white head. Aroma is boozy, with notes of sweet caramel, and lots of spicy rye malt. Taste mimics the nose.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dmac (4677) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - OCT 10, 2014
Bomber shared by Ed5388, thanks Ed. Poured a reddish amber with a huge frothy lomg clinging light beigehead. Aroma of anise, plastic, caramel, rye, wort and booze. Body is big and full, lingering carbonation, and a lingering flsvor. Flavor of rye, caramel, molasses, corn syrup, dry molasses and some veggies.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Finhead (1350) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - MAR 2, 2014
Clear, deep copper pour with a very large and foamy, off-white head. The aroma has a spicy rye, wood ash, and soil. The full body has a slick texture with average carbonation. The taste is sweet with some plum and red wine flavor.


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