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RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
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We weren’t trying to be revolutionary in 2002, we just wanted to brew an interesting beer style using extra ingredients we had on hand. The resulting contribution to craft beer’s renaissance, was this rye-centric India Pale Ale. At 85 IBUs, California Sunshine Rye IPA is exceptionally well-balanced with assertive hop bitterness, a toasty, bready malt mouthfeel, and a grassy, dry finish. Enjoy our uniquely original re-imagining of a traditional English style IPA while pondering being the craft beer polymath you surely are. RyeIPA@DevilsCanyon.com


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
k0mpsa (1810) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - DEC 10, 2013
Tap at beer 39, san francisco. Clear copper color, white head. Light aroma is malty and fruity. Malty body, hops, fruits, grassy, dry hoppy end.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ElGaucho (2307) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - NOV 29, 2013
Tap at brewery. Malt and alcohol overshadow hop in the nose. Hazy amber body. Sweet malt up front on flavor. Somewhat astringent. Better as your palate adjusts.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
jjgmd (1749) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - NOV 8, 2013
Can. Pours a clear reddish orange amber color with a small cream colored head. Nose is sweet caramel and fruit. Taste is bitter, but not full of any real flavor. Well balanced but no knockout , much better IPAs than this abound. Finishes on more of a sweet malty caramel flavor. Ah... quaff score 5 / 10 ( hardly my definition of an IPA )

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
zgaier (1677) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - NOV 8, 2013
Pours a clear darker amber orange with a beige head and sweet aroma of fruits and caramel. Taste is of hops, caramel, toasty malt, and bread notes, while well balanced leading to a slight bitter, toasty finish. Could use more good flavor

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DocLock (8601) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 30, 2013
Bottle from Whole Foods. Pours hazy gold with white head. Nose is bready pale malt, noble hops. Tastes crisp, hoppy, with bready malt. Decent.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brenhophead (656) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - SEP 20, 2013
Pint Can (473mL). Plain flavour average aroma and that’s enough said about this beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maneliquor (3474) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - SEP 18, 2013
Can from Mane Liquor. Looks cool. Pours dull orange with a small white head. Nose is predominately caramel malts, with light floral hops in the back ground. Don’t think this is as fresh as I was hoping for. Taste is more malts than hops. Very dull and flat with light floral notes which are overrun by heavy toffee and apple. Some banana esters coming through. Not fresh so hard to judge

0.7
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
smith4498 (3270) - Miami, Florida, USA - AUG 31, 2013
I picked up a bottle at Total Wine the day they got it in and drank it a couple days later. I’m not sure when this was bottled or how long it sat in the distributors warehouse, but this beer was terrible. Old, stale hop aroma with lots of caramel. Similar flavors with a hint of rye. Medium body with average carbonation. Down the drain!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexandersh (196) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - AUG 9, 2013
Bottle; Poured a dark golden amber. Aroma: Sour/ Flavor: Light nutty taste/ hops - bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jgb9348 (5124) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - JUL 5, 2013
Deep dark amber coloured body with a ridiculously large just off-white head, about 8 centimetres tall. Aroma of rye, specialty grains, light grassy hops and a bunch of alcohol and deep bittering notes. Medium to Full-bodied; Strong rye flavour with a very deep hop note up front fading to a more earthy malt vibe and a little alcohol warmth noticeable. Aftertaste shows a ton of rye - more than the hop flavours, all with a lot of alcohol and quite a bit of earthiness. Overall, a nice rye-based IPA with a great look, just perhaps too much earthiness and rye flavours and not enough hop balance, for the style, especially. I sampled this 50 cL can purchased from Total Wine in Tustin, California for US$8.99/4pack on 02-May-2013, sampled at home in New Paltz, New York on 05-July-2013 - thanks Phil!


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