Cathedral Square Repent Rye
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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   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 (2190) - 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 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ed5388 (2148) - 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 (4091) - 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 (1194) - 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 (11348) - 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 (1502) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jdb288 (559) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - DEC 9, 2013
Bottle from trade with Strykezone. Rye malt hits you in the nose and the mouth. Sweet, heavy, delicious. Some cane sugar type of sweetness. Love it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wlajwl (3932) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - NOV 7, 2013
Aroma is citrus, tropical fruit, rye and a hint of hop resin. The flavor is tropical fruit, citrus, malts, mild rye, hop resin and a bitter/dry/mildly tangy finish. Decent although didn’t get much barley-wine characteristics in this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (11113) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - OCT 29, 2013
22oz bottle shared by beastiefan2k @RBWG-JAX-lt tan-dk copper. A-sweet med malt-caramel, rye. T-sweet med malt-caramel, rye, earthy hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (6719) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - SEP 24, 2013
Bottle. Pours a near clear dark wooden brown head that dissipates to the edges and laces. Aroma has a strong rye note with some toffee and dark grains. Flavor starts with rye and light bitterness then finishes with a light toffee note.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
musinj6 (402) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 17, 2013
Pours a dark, murky brown with 1 finger head leaving moderate lacing. Tastes of caramel, roasty malt very rich if a touch too sweet up front. Tapers off into a heavy herbal hop flavor. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. A little chewy. Long bitter finish. Barley Wines aren’t my thing usually, but this one is pretty good.

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