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RATINGS: 111   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our "Hi-Fi Rye" is brewed with almost 60% malted rye to give this beer a very rich and intense maltiness. The American hop varieties used impart complex citric, spicy, earthy notes, and combine to amplify the rye character. The tradition of the barley wine-style ale is carried out with this ode in rye. Cheers!


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dixonian (1562) - Plano, Texas, USA - FEB 29, 2012
22oz bottle thanks to thirdeye11 - drank side by side with the bourbon barrel version. Deep amber brew with some white head. Lots of rye in the nose with caramel and toffee. Rye dominates the flavor as well with grapefruit and caramel malt.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beernbourbon (1536) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - APR 8, 2010
Tap at maproom. Pour is ruby red with a small white head. Aroma is caramel malt, fair amount of hops, and a light spice. Really no much rye noticeable. Flavor is clean with a more potent hop punch than expected. Hops are lightly citrus with pine background. Also caramel malt with very little re spice. Got more and more rich as it warmed. Fairly easy to drink.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dm9831 (1512) - Monee, Illinois, USA - APR 3, 2010
bourbony looking, no head, tiny off white bubbles, some lace. mildy grain, mostly air. malt and vinous flavors, hint of alcohol. medium bodied, dry finish. a quite enjoyable brew. sampled at flossmoor station hi-fi rye release.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mariuspoenari (1422) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 27, 2016
Bottle shared thanks to kermis. Vintage 2011. Dark caramel pour with a thin tan head. Notes of caramel, cherries, spice, dried fruit, sweet coffee, chocolate. Medium bodied, light carbonation and a sticky sweet finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Smurf2055 (1400) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 30, 2013
Pours ruby, minimal head. Smell sweet and spices, fruity Taste caramel, rye, gum and fruit on tail Mid body Really good, I think better than the barrel aged

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MaltDawg (1344) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - SEP 18, 2010
(Sample Date: 9/18/2010 Source:BrewEngineer) Caramelized sugars with dark fruits and moderate spiciness in aroma. Clear deep ruby amber with small white head. Sweet with nice warming. Moderate dark fruits and caramelized sugars with robust spicy bitterness. Full body and mouth feel. Finish is sweet and spicy.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nbutler11 (1267) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUN 19, 2010
Bottle shared by daknole -- thanks!! Pours brown in color with a trim beige head. Smells and tastes of hops, gelatin, rye bread, and licorice. Yes, please.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bvc (1239) - Washington, USA - APR 16, 2010
22oz waxed cap, thanks riverpimp! Clear deep amber. Caramel, golden raisins, brown sugar, phelonic fruits. Sticky, creamy feel with spicy finish. Light dried dark fruit, sweet malt and nice spicy dry finish. So well put tgether and really enjoyable for me. Thanks Alex for bringing this!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeTheYounger (1182) - Lake Arrowhead, California, USA - APR 30, 2011
Bottle from fear025. Clear copper golden color with thin white head. Sweet sugars and malt. Taste is malt yet sweet with caramel. Nice creamy body. Good stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Steasy66 (1116) - Minnesota, USA - MAY 3, 2013
Caramel color. Small white head. Spicy rye and toffee aroma. Flavor is nice, spicy rye, some toffee. Drinks like a young barleywine even though its a few years old. Good but not great.


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