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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 172   ABV: 5.73%
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This IPA/Rye hybrid begins with a citrusy, earthy, slightly spicy hop nose. Soon the playfully assertive Cascade and Chinook hops flex their bittering muscles for balance and a clean finish to this medium-bodied ale.


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2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jbuzz (753) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 9, 2011
a very suprising IPA. Did not expect much coming from Sprecher Brewing Company Bitter slightly citrus, The rye body is a good contrast.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BOSSbrewer (1695) - Arkansas, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Boyle at home. Pours a hazy brownish amber with minimal head. Aroma is pine slight citrus and malty. Flavor follows with some fruitiness some malty caramel and a good dose of bitterness. Nice IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cards04 (1808) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - AUG 10, 2014
Great beer. The rye in this really gives off some nice citrus notes. Great orange and grapefruit aromas and flavors. Good stuff.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
forthebirds (26) - - MAY 10, 2014
Orange amber color. Muddy. Piney and slight citrus. Bitter and rye. Too sweet and a bit too thick for my taste.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Fredis23 (481) - Hickory Hills, Illinois, USA - OCT 27, 2013
Muddy Brownish Orange Color, Big Foamy Head That Lasted, Lots Of Lacing. Earthy Piney Aroma. Tasted Earthy, Malt, Pine, Moderate Bitter Finish. Medium Buttery Body. Lasting Aftertaste. Best from This Brewer, which is Decent Overall. OK. Worth a Shot...

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
stoutmaker (2) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - SEP 2, 2013 does not count
At first sniff there feels to be very little nose, but upon drinking there is plenty of lingering rye and bitter hop taste to make up for this shortcoming. This beer is bitter, though not as much as some have credited it with. I feel the tnag that you get from the citrus and pine is being unfairly attributed to the bitterness. In all, it isa good slow drinking beer that you can appreciate over time.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerbaaron (1278) - Arizona, USA - JUL 14, 2013
Cloudy orange amber with medium to small creamy white head, somewhat lasting with streaks of lace. Aroma of rye, citrus, peach, some pine, caramel. Flavor is much the same. Medium body. Fairly bitter finish, a little dryness. Looking at older reviews I feel like they’ve improved this. Under appreciated.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
MarinEvelyn (560) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 14, 2013
Rye, hops, citrus, a little caramel and pine taste. smooth, but bitter finish. a little drying. tastes similar to aroma.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GuinnessHong (147) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 7, 2013
Pours a dark copper, orange, with lots of floating particles, and generous head. Robust citrus, fruity, hoppy aroma. Pretty bitter hop, tangerine flavor. Bitterness and linger a bit strong.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (9960) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 23, 2013
Bottle poured a clear gold with a small lingering off white head. Aromas of rye, earthiness and pine. Palate was medium bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of rye, earthiness and light pine with a crisp dry lightly bitter lingering rye finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
rumproasts (2951) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - DEC 19, 2012
bottle. amber with small head. oddly earthy IPA. not awful, but just strange flavor. i wouldn’t go out of my way for this one.


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