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RATINGS: 79   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
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We werenít 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 beerís 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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (17446) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2015
15th March 2015
Hazy amber beer, small pale cream colour head. Palate is light, semi dry and crisp. Light malts bring mild sweetness. Tangy orange hops, some marmalade. Touch of lemon peel. Light finish with mild peel bitter linger. Itís fine but lacks vibrancy for a West Coast IPA, possibly not that fresh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (15065) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 21, 2014
Bottle at Antenna America in Yokohama. Clear deep amber color. Aroma of floral caramel. Taste starts with sweet caramel, bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (14266) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 29, 2013
Can at Antenna America, Yokohama - RBJG#2. Clear golden - white head. Nice bitterness, zesty, amber malts, light to medium malty, flowery notes, nice dry bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (12134) - Woodland, California, USA - MAR 20, 2012
Bomber listed at 7.1% ABV and 85 IBUs from Whole Foods in Folsom, CA. Label only claims to be an IPA (rye centric IPA). Pours copper with a 2.5 finger creamy off-white head. Aroma has that spicy rye aspect. Full bodied. Creamy carbonation. Flavor is definitely rye with a lot of fruit, floral and probably grapefruit rind for hop. This is quite a tasty ale. The carb backbone is clearly present to the finish, and nicely supports all the hop. In the end thereís rye and a bitter hop burn. Excellent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ratman197 (10840) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - FEB 11, 2010
On tap at Bistro DIPA Fest poured a hazy orange amber with a small quickly disapating off white head. Aromas of rye, carmel, earthiness, light pine and light citrus. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of rte, carmel, light earthiness and light citrus with a smooth moderatly bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jtclockwork (10430) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 10, 2012
Bottle. Pours reddish amber with off white head. Nose is perfumy hops, toasted grain, caramel and rye. Taste is heavy perfume - too much for my taste - rye, caramel and spent grain. Bitter finish. Medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopdog (9588) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 4, 2014
Pint can. Poured an amber color with an off white head. Rye breadiness, floral, toasted grains, and some citrus.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DocLock (8376) - 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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BMan1113VR (7898) - Los Angeles, California, USA - AUG 18, 2012
Bottle, although I have seen cans since buying this bottle. No clear date coding. Pours with somewhat deeper amber golden hued body with a medium sized slightly off-white head. Aromas are sweet and malt forward. Biscuity, caramel, toasty, grainy, corn nuts, low esters, sunflower seeds. Some citrusy and marmalade characters, but they are in the background. Faded, but this still seems fresh. Flavors are both sweet and nutty. Very much malt driven with a medium to medium low bitterness. Low citrus hop character towards the back. Malt character is more toasty than caramel like which is nice. Light bready, spicy malt character, but it still kills the hop flavors. Medium ester, somewhat dry, but not particularly dry. Light floral. Missing hop flavor and aroma. Bitterness is there, and malt flavor is big, but tolerable, just needs way more late and/or dry hop charater. Clean, low brewing flaws, but just not enough hop character.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (7621) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 30, 2013
Can. Medium amber-orange with a tightly packed light orange head. This is a malty IPA (and Iíve said it before, I LIKE my IPAs malty!), with sweet and spicy rye taking center stage, nicely toasted, ending in an assertively hoppy bitter finish. Really tasty malt structure here, although Iím sure a true hophead will be lamenting over the second-seating given to the hops. I loved it.

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