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Haymarket Angry Birds Belgian Rye IPA
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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.65/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The brainchild of Jeff Sparrow and our own Director of Fermentation, this Belgian IPA is 30% rye and hopped with Amarillo and Cascade. Pairs well with pulled pork chili, bacon mac n cheese.. Anything from a pig, really.


4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
justinwmaynard (14) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 14, 2011
Brewerd with Amirillo and Cascade hops, this American Belo-Style ale beer is very aromatic and tasty to the palate. Very mild carbonation, and a delectable sweet taste. Winner of a gold medal at the GABF 2011!!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DuffMan (6554) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 8, 2012
On tap @ the brewpub. Light orange amber, faintly hazy. Aroma of orange peel and light pine. Citrus peel hoppiness, lightly spicy, sweet candyish malts. Long coniferous bitter finish. Very tasty!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gws57 (1274) - Saint Charles, Illinois, USA - AUG 2, 2011
Had this at the brewpub in Chicago, Illinois. A nice, well balanced IPA, with spiceiness early on and a potent grapefruit finish that persisted. Excellent, and sessionable, despite the alcohol content.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
NobleSquirrel (3437) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 7, 2011
Draft at Haymarket. The crow and the sparrow, I presume... Anyway, pours an attractive orangey gold with a sticky head. Nose is nicely full of tangerine and citrus and some nice spicy phenolics that play nice. On taste, a very well balanced beer. Very good interplay of late hopping and yeast character that really works for me. There is a good lack of astringency that is very welcomed. My favorite Belgian IPA from Pete. Excellent.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
FunkyBrewster (1518) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 7, 2011
On tap at the brewpub. Pours golden with a small white head. Aroma is very fresh, pungent, nice citric and spicy character, a touch herbal as the pungent tropical character is forefront. Flavor is tasty as well, the rye comes through nicely with the belgian yeast and spicy rye and hop character. Finishes with the belgian yeast following through with a touch of a stinky hop note. Medium body and a soft carbonation. Nice beer

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ACHops (656) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 22, 2013
On tap @ Haymarket. Pours slightly cloudy dark golden with thin head. Aroma is light roasted malt and plenty of Belgian candi sugar. Taste is thin sugary sweet malt with heavy rye notes. Hops are plentiful - floral, citrusy, and bitter. Very well balanced to the sweeter malt. A bit of an odd beer... but delicious and refreshing nonetheless. Deserving of the accolades.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vir4030 (496) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 20, 2011
Light aroma of banana in sampler at oak park. Cloudy yellow flavor is all banana but a bit of hops. Better balance than flossmoor full day.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 18/20
brian60625 (742) - Illinois, USA - SEP 26, 2011
Pint pour at Haymarket in Chicago. This beer was fantastic, and despite the pork-intensive description given by the brewer, it went well as my easy going initial drink at the restaurant before the appetizers arrived. The flavor was calm but punctuated, simultaneous rye and hops, two of my favorite flavor components. No abv aftershock either. Very mild carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BOLTZ7555 (2780) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - OCT 2, 2011
Sampled @ the brewery. My wife is addicted to the game and is a fan of IPA’s...had to try it. Crystal clear rusty penny pour with a small eggshell head. Aroma and flavor show citrus, spicy pepper, and honey. Medium mouthfeel.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
msante79 (2210) - Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA - NOV 19, 2011
On tap at Haymarket. Pours deeply hazed golden orange with nice off-white head. Aromas of belgain spices, yeast, tropical fruits, rye, and some hops. Flavors of belgain spices, grapefruit, tropical fruit, rye, clove, and some malty sweetness. Really nicely balanced and drinkable IPA. Pretty nice beer.


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