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RATINGS: 304   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 92   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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This kitty has claws. Named for its one-two punch of fierce hops and sharp rye content,our Rye of the Tiger India Pale Ale is a thrilling ale with bite, handcrafted for the fighter in all of us. Like tigers creeping through tall grass, hopheads will stalk this majestic golden brew, rising to the challenge of its bold flavor attack. Full-bodied and loaded with hops, our Rye of the Tiger IPA is brewed with rye malt, adding a spicy complexity to every sip. It’s an ale meant to inspire feats of strength and skill, a worthy contender in the bout against the flavorless. If you can step into the ring with this hopped-up cat, you’ve earned your stripes.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mindwarp (53) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 10, 2014
Bottle into a DFH Ale IPA glass -- *Disclaimer- I accidently opened this up when I reached for a different IPA that I had been drinking. Its my only one so I’m rating it*-- Pours a light cloudy golden color with a thick head. Can’t place the aroma, some say spicy, maybe. Head seems to stick around. Taste follows aroma whatever it was. There is some hoppyness but overall it seems pretty smooth. Not a whole lot of bitterness until the aftertaste and that is minimal. I wish I hadn’t corrupted this beer by drinking a different IPA before it because this seems to be pretty good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RRistow12 (255) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - MAY 8, 2014
Tasted from draft. Pours a clear amber with white. Good lacing. Aroma of pine, some citrus and a little sweet caramel. Taste is moderately bitter with a nice sweet caramel malt backbone. Very well balanced. Not an over powering rye taste like a lot of rye beers. Pine, citrus, caramel flavors. Very well done. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sturmthis (449) - Ohio, USA - MAY 8, 2014
On tap. Dark orange color with little head. Tropical fruit aroma. Taste is more earthy and slightly fruity. Not bad.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
matthewjk (909) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 6, 2014
Pretty good rye P A with all the elements intact. In all, it’s not that interesting to me--certainly no Hop Rod Rye. serving size: 12oz bottle.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SamP01 (566) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 5, 2014
Pours a clear amber with a slowly fading beige head, good lacing. Aroma of rye, grains, some malt. Taste is rye, mild toasted grains, a bit of caramel malt with some floral earthy hops bitterness. Palate is a medium body, crisp with good carbonation. Finishes with rye, grains, malt and earthy hops bitterness for balance, slightly dry ending. Overall a very good, balanced and good drinking brew.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
1more4dessert (330) - Upstate, New York, USA - MAY 5, 2014
brass color with large pillowy white head. aroma biscuit malt, earthy and spicy hop, slight orange, Simcoe. Medium to high carbonation, tastes like it smells, rye is easy to miss if not alerted to its presence

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PA_beer (2) - - MAY 3, 2014 does not count
Aroma: floral Appearance: golden....clear.....frothy Taste: medium bitterness Palate: a good balance between the hops and rye Overall: just ok for me, when RYE is the first word in the title, you would think it is what the overall taste is all about. The hops nor the rye wins out.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jefcon (1391) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - APR 26, 2014
Malty, rye, grainy, bready inviting stuff. Palate is hoppy and fruity, with plenty of pine to play off the strong rye backbone. Excellent.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
malrubius (1713) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - APR 25, 2014
Bottle from Heinens. Gold with small head and some lace. Fruity hop aroma of citrus rind tangerine and a hint of herbs. Medium sweet honey mango fruitiness with assertive lingering herbal orange rind hop bitterness and mild lingering sweetness. Medium body. Very good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mattabadie (6) - - APR 25, 2014 does not count
Delicious. Just the right amount of Rye. Not too bitter. Would do it again.


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