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RATINGS: 1626   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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Pours a spectacular crimson red with a creamy tan head. Brewed with four varieties of Belgian caramel malts imparting a sweet richness. Reds Rye is impressively balanced with its hop bitterness and floral bouquet achieved from the dry hop. In the finish, the generous amount of malted rye used accentuates a spicy crisp finish.

Bottled - winter seasonal. On tap - year-round.

Note: Formerly Redís Rye P.A.


4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SpudClampDawg (1029) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - JAN 17, 2005
UPDATED: JUL 25, 2006 You guessed it, this beer pours red. A nice shade of red too. Small white head quickly diminishes. Thereís a real hop/malt combo happening in the aroma. Fresh squeezed orange dominates with subtle hints of pine and grapefruit rind. This combo carries over in the flavor - grapefuit and other sour fuit are evident. The finish is smooth - and leaves you with a hint of lemon. Nice drinkability and just really solid all the way around.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - JAN 16, 2005
Bottle pours dark caramel, quite cloudy, large frothy off-white head, clingy lacing, with very soft carbonation. † Hops, slight pine, and citrus rind on the nose. † Semi-sweet bitterness, citrusy, with a nice malty background. † Quite smooth and well balanced. † Solid body, creamy mouthfeel. † Finishes with a floral quality, smooth hop bitterness, and lingering citrus notes. † I really enjoyed this one! † Thanks goes out to TAR for this one!


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (9101) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 15, 2005
Sampled at From The Vine beer tasting Jan 14th, 2005: Two beers in a row that exceeded expectations. This beer is a light amber color with a medium thin off-white head and minimal lacing. Rye is prevalent in the nose, along with some hops and caramel. Medium-bodied with a blast of citrus and floral hops flavor. Rye and grain is much more understated than in the aroma and it works well. The finish is lightly sweet with a touch of spice. Well-done.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BennyTicklez (621) - USA - JAN 14, 2005
Pours amber with a white head. Smooth taste with above average hops. Sweet sugary red ale taste with a hop kick. A great combo, results in a great beer. Far better than I had anticipated.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sfontain (830) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 14, 2005
Small sample from 12 oz. bottle at From the Vine beer tasting in Lewis Center, Ohio. Reddish orange; small, off-white head. Aroma citrus and hops. Flavor similar. Medium body, very slight stickiness. Too hoppy for my tastes.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JPDIPSO (4956) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 14, 2005
UPDATED: MAY 16, 2005 Bright dark copper color with a taller head of tan bubbles. Couple small rings of lace. Fresh hops aromas of grapefruit flesh and orange rinds. A true hops head aroma. But as it warms some malt goodness is detected in the nose. Hops juice from the start. with fresh pine and mild citrus. Lots of malt sweetness to back this up, but not real strong. Some caramel and pale malt flavors. Finishes with a touch of acidity from the hops that seems to cleanse the palate. Enough slickness that you can feel the rye. For some reason I am back on the hops wagon and this one is carrying me to the hops field of dream. Finish with a floor malt taste that went well with the mexican food tonight. The mix with the red peppers is awesome. this is only my fourth or fifth brew from the brewery, but I will be in search for more!

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
JahNoth (1039) - Rochester, New York, USA - JAN 13, 2005
This is my kind of beer! The aroma is dripping with oranges and grapefruit, like a tangy fruit salad. Beautiful deep red in color, kind of thick like cider. Te flavor explodes with tart sweetness of the variety of malts, caramel and rye, and the hops dig in their teeth and deliver a balanced attack. Very crispy and spice finish with a grapefruit aftertaste. This brew is a real winner! Thanks to Sliphium for the love, props to Brad!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pailhead (5376) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - JAN 12, 2005
Bottle: After reading the commercial description, I sure wasnít expecting a big citrus hop aroma. Pours a hazy amber with a decent off-white head that lasts a minute or so. Very nice lacing. Very hoppy from start to finish with more intensified hops in the finish. Outside of the big hops I only get a faint caramel lingering in the far background. Seems very much like an IPA. A little more balance wouldnít hurt.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
unclebleen (620) - California, USA - JAN 10, 2005
pours a bright amber color with excellent lacing and a small off-white head. aroma and flavor is nicely bitter grapefruit. i notice a yeasty spiciness. the rye is also a nice addition. the body is almost perfect.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rockinout (966) - Kent, Ohio, USA - JAN 10, 2005
A nice looking orange-red color with citrus(grapefruit) hops all over it. The rye adds a new dimension, one that I like, hence the extra overall point. Nice to drink 3 or 4 or 5 of them!


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