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RATINGS: 87   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   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


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (18660) - , 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. It’s fine but lacks vibrancy for a West Coast IPA, possibly not that fresh.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (16404) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (14477) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (14333) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 11, 2015
Keg at Mother Kelly’s - Londkn. Pours reddish gold with a frothy, off-white head. Herbal and citrusy hops in the nose, some pine, melon. Medium sweet flavor with some bready malts, watermelon, plum. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Lightly resinous in the finish, some bread, strawberry ice cream, ripe orange. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (12865) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 16, 2015
Keg at Mother Kelly’s, 11/06/15. Amber golden with a decent off white head that retains well. Nose is rye bread, caramel malt, bitter orange. Taste comprises orange pith, caramel malt, tangerine, candied fruit peel. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close laced with hop bitterness. Decent hoppy red.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (12577) - 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 there’s rye and a bitter hop burn. Excellent.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ratman197 (11359) - 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.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jtclockwork (11028) - , 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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopdog (9940) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbrick (9611) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 26, 2015
Sample at the Tehachapi Beer & Wine Festival on 07/18/2015: Clear orange-gold color with a medium white head that diminishes steadily to an outer ring. Strings of lacing. Aroma of floral hops, malt and fruit. Medium body with flavors of resiny hops, rye malt and citrus. The finish is moderately bitter with a rye and hops aftertaste. Decent overall.


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