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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 3.09/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05/5   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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Release #1 – Brewed April 27, 2010
An ale made with organic brown rice. Very drinkable and quenching! The taste is super clean, almost lager like, with a hint of spiciness and clean nutty brown rice finish. NOT a Gluten Free Beer! Perfect for late afternoon picnic or a barbeque going long into the night. Color is light.
Grains: Ultra Premium Maris Otter Malt, Briess 6-Row Malt, Organic Brown Rice, and Caramel Malt.
Hops: Mt. Hood, Saaz, Willamette
Release #1 - 6% ABV
Release #3 - 5.7% ABV


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tmoney99 (13253) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 10, 2013
Bottle. Poured hazy copper color with an average frothy white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate toasted malt and grain aroma. Medium body and a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. My expectations where not met with this beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (13021) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 10, 2011
22oz bottle. Lightly hazed amber body, small off-white head. Aroma is medium sweet, grape, some grassy, light corn. Taste is moderately sweet, grassy, some corn, grape. Light-medium body, light crispness.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (11974) - Escondido, California, USA - MAY 19, 2011
Bottle. Pours clear to lightly hazy orange with a medium, frothy white head, medium-short retention with good lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (cereal, grain, meal), light hops (earthy), and light esters (fruity) with notes of nutty brown rice. Flavor is heavy malt (cereal, grain, meal), light hops (earthy), and light esters (fruity) with notes of nutty brown rice. Light body, low warmth, medium carbonation, and a dry finish. The clean nuttiness of the brown rice gives it a near lager-like flavor.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (11499) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 6, 2011
Bomber from Beer Run in Charlottesville, VA, opened 4/26/11. Pours a clear amber color with a medium sized creamy white head. Decent head retention and lacing. Aroma of rice, floral hops and faint nutty notes. The taste is very much similar with a bit of apple and caramel as well. Medium bodied. Decent beer.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - MAR 11, 2012
651mL. Clear golden pour with smaller white head. Small chunkies in the glass. Fruity, sweet nose with sweet cherry juice and children's juice box with plastic. Taste is neutral, watery, sharp grainy. Pretty bland overall. Not sure what makes this better than just typical pale lager. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (9671) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 6, 2013
22oz bottle, thanks to DanielCoor for sharing! Release #9, 5.6% ABV. Totally hazy orange amber color. Minimal white head, dots of lace. Smooth, lightly soft lighter carbonation. Lightly dry finish. Good toasty, grainy malt bill. Light citrusy hop to it. Moderate bitter taste, light sweet. Solid, easy-drinking smooth brown rice ale.. Never had a rice ale that was specifically brown rice, pretty cool

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
phaleslu (9255) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 8, 2013
22 oz. bottle shared by DanielCoor- thanks, Danny! Release #9. Pours a hazy gold with a small white head. Aroma of pale malts, brown rice graininess, straw, dried fruits. The flavor is a slightly better version of the same, where the brown rice and even a bit of hops are more distinguishable. Light-bodied, with a smooth mouthfeel and moderate carbonation. Not much to it, but not bad.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sebletitje (9033) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JAN 8, 2011
Bouteille partagée avec Ibrew2or3. Couleur dorée paille, mousse blanche. Qcq notes de riz, malt et houblon avec un léger aspect de fleur. Le riz se mélange bien avec le houblon pour un palais un peu citronné laissant une fine pellicule d’amertume au fini. L’usage de riz est perceptible et donne une bonne dimension à la bière qui surpasse de loin les autres grosses brasseries qui utilisent du riz pour un résultat plus que médiocre.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
alexsdad06 (8737) - Ohio, USA - DEC 10, 2013
22 oz. bottle shared by DanielCoor. Pours a hazy orange golden color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have grainy, pale malts, hints of mild spices, lightly toasted, some earth with a mild bitterness to the finish. Pretty mild from start to finish. Not one of my favorites from these guys.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
douglas88 (8177) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 28, 2010
UPDATED: JAN 3, 2011 22 ounce bottle shared by Timbo, thanks man! A interesting beer. Pours a cloudy yellow color with a small white head. The aroma is sweet grains, honey, unusual and certainly akin to brown rice. The flavor is smooth and very easygoing; rich grainy/earthy rich flavors, citrus, oranges, light hops. Very interesting.


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