Cathedral Square Repent Rye
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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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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!

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcnielsen (2362) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - FEB 25, 2013
Bottle. Pours a dark brown color with white head. Spicy rye, alcohol, wet carpet aroma. A lot of spicy rye flavoring in this one. Spicy rye, bready, earthy, wet cat food flavors. Hmm, very much a spicy rye beer at a barley wine level alcohol. I don’t think it works that well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (4517) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
csaso (1529) - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RobertDale (3849) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bartzilla (556) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
edgallow (2499) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ed5388 (2359) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dmac (4336) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Finhead (1258) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (12591) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2014
Bottle shared during RBWG 2013 - Jacksonville. Pours clear ruby with a creamy, beige head. Sugary caramel on the nose with licks of alcohol. Medium to big sweet flavor with lightly dried caramel, some leafy bitterness. Full bodied with fine carbonation. Moderately warming to finish with dry earth and leaves, more caramel, some dried fruits. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bif (1580) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JAN 31, 2014
On tap at Shamrocks. Served a cloudy brown color with a tan head and decent lacing. Aroma of roasted malt, caramel, herbal, a hint of alcohol and of course some rye. Taste is somewhat fruity, caramel sweetness and bit of brown sugar. Moderate bitterness with a fairly clean finish. Medium body, smooth, a slight grainy texture, with a feel of the 9% ABV. Nice Barley Wine.

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