fata2683 (2176) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - MAY 12, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
bottle thanks to BgThang, pours hazy copper with a medium white head with lots of spotty lacing. Aroma is huge pine and citrus hops, very green and fresh smelling. Flavor is nice biscuit and toasted malts with a very clean and dry finish of pine and citrus rinds with little hints of peppery rye malts. The mouth of this beer is out of this world. Creamy as hell but just enough carbonation to keep the body lighter and dry out the finish. I’m a fan.
Sledutah (4113) - Utah, USA - MAY 9, 2011
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
750ml bottle from Thirdeye11, thanks
Appearance: Hazy amber with a big white head and great lacing
Aroma: Citrus, rye and piney
Taste: Pine, rye, caramel and bitter pine finish
Very nice from the label to the last drop.
douglas88 (5554) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 8, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
What an awesome bottle! Pours a cloudy orange/brown color with a large white head. The aroma is fresh citrus and pine and loads of earthy rye. The flavor is a mix of fruity hops and spicy rye, generous amounts of both, easygoing, a tasty treat. Not super bitter, but balanced and flavorful. Very fruity as the rye meshes well with hops.
Tsotsi (178) - Florida, USA - MAY 1, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Amber pour with a white head. Nose is citrus, malty, slight sweetness. Flavors are hoppy, pine and touch of sweetness on the finish. Dry and medium bodied.
jtclockwork (7107) - , New Jersey, USA - APR 23, 2011
3.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle thanks to legion242. Shared with jcwattsrugger. Pours olive brown. Off white head. Nose of hops, rye bread, caramel malts and peppercorn. Taste is rye, caramel malt and pine. Taste falls a little short from the terrific nose. Still a solid all around brew.
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - APR 18, 2011
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at Flying Saucer, Houston.
Pours a crystal orange with a nice white head. Aroma is fluffy but thick grapefruit and malted bread. Flavor is malted grapefruit and bready pine. Slick mouthfeel. Great IPA.
Rosebud butternuts (2396) - Denton, Texas, USA - APR 14, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
i have had this a few times and it rocks every time. it pours amber in color with an off white head. aroma is strong citrus, pine, and spice from the rye. flavor is much the same plus some caramel. I love rye beers and this one may have conquered my favorite.
bhensonb (10343) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 14, 2011
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Capped 750 from ericandersnavy. Pours hazy dark ruddy copper. 3 finger creamy/bubbly off-white head. Massive citrus hop aroma along with a rough rye malt. Near full bodied with lots fluffy carbonation. There’s a lot of grapefruit rind over a sweet rye malt. Pretty well balanced, finishing a tad towards the bitter side. It’s incredibly fresh and refreshing.
SPDickerman (881) - Texas, USA - APR 13, 2011
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
UPDATED: APR 17, 2011 Pours a shiny mahogany with three and a half fingers of foamy, fluffy, white head comprised of small bubbles. Smells both citrusy and piny with a strong rye sweetness. Tastes exceptionally bitter, piny notes with hints of citrus and a spicy, but sweet, rye flavor underneath; rather complex. Medium-to-full bodied with a smooth, almost creamy texture and no mouth-carbonation; Jester King Wytchmaker Rye IPA finishes with a lasting bitterness that is coupled with hints of spicy rye. Drink it without the yeast settlement at the bottom of the bottle.
HopsIPAndDrunk (43) - Oklahoma, USA - APR 13, 2011
4.5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Citrus hoppy aroma. Orange sunset amber with a clear complexion. Somewhere between medium and heavy bitter taste with wood notes in the nose. Medium-bodied with a slick texture, complimented by soft carbonation. Bitterness gradually increases as the finish grows older. I would repeat this rye IPA.