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RATINGS: 243   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 92   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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India Pale Ale brewed with rye malt and loaded with hops.


3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nsanders (427) - St Paul, Minnesota, USA - MAY 5, 2013
Pillowy khaki head atop a clear amber body. Grapefruit/bitter orange hops and light honey aromas, hops mostly overpower rye. Strongly bitter from start to finish. Heavier with a soapy feel. Would have liked it more if the rye was a little more pronounced.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Trev (1841) - Lakeville, Minnesota, USA - MAY 5, 2013
bottle: Amber pour with a medium creamy white head. aroma is bready, light grainy rye. pine and lighter citrusy hop. Nice peppery and lightly sour rye dominates the flavour. woody, aggressive grapefruity and pine hop bitterness in the finish. Solid ipa with a good rye presence.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (5974) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - MAY 5, 2013
Bottle thanks to my mom. Pours a clear orange with a near white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma is quite hoppy with pine, resin and a touch of grapefruit with a light rye backbone. Flavor has a good amount of pine hops with a decent amount of resin and a touch of resin and rye.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmikolich (1399) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - MAY 5, 2013
Tap at Bspot Crocker park, everyone swore to me I had a bad sample from a bad keg, and while this beer was better than I remember it being it still isn’t great. Your basic rye IPA, that if it was made 5 yrs ago would have been great but with all the new hops and better tasting hops it doesn’t hold up

2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
BoostIPA (1105) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - MAY 4, 2013
Holy palate shredding beer, batman! This is bitter for the sake of bitter. And then more bitter. Pretty substantial bittering hops but not much citrus. Meh. Might nt be able to finish this one...

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopdog (8530) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 4, 2013
12oz bottle. Poured a golden/amber color with an averaged sized off white head. Aromas of rye, citrus, earthy, and spicy. Tastes follow. Spicy rye bread with a nice bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
commonmac (196) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 4, 2013
Strong hop aroma leading into a spicy, malty mouthfeel. Served in a pint glass with solid lacing. Not overly aggressive on the hops, making it relatively easy to drink. Good, not great.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
italianjohn (2234) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 3, 2013
Clear copper pour with a thin soapy off white head and striped sticky lacing .... aroma of rye, citrusy hops and a bit earthy ... rye tones the aroma down a bit .... taste is of spicy rye, dry bitter hops, citrusy and just a lingering rindy citrusy bitter hop over and over front to back of the tongue with a nice earthyness .... dry rye bite gave this ipa some nice teeth .... finish is dry bitter and hoppy as heck .... loved it abv hidden very well

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
XmnwildX12 (2078) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - MAY 2, 2013
Bottle from Blue Max, aromas of malt, earthiness, grass, dank hops. Taste comes through big with the rye malt and fades to the resinous hops and finishes with a lingering bitter, nice beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AndyReynolds (818) - Wilder, Kentucky, USA - MAY 2, 2013
Draft. Great hop presence with solid malt backbone. Some caramel and rye come out. Flavor bitter. Good, but not great


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