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RATINGS: 278   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 62   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
Cascade, Cluster and Simcoe hops marry perfectly with rye malt to create this unique and crisp Rye I.P.A. “Rocket Dog to save the day!” This is the local’s tap room favorite. Available year-round in 22oz. bottles and kegs.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
SSSteve (4007) - - SEP 5, 2011
22oz bottle. pours the glass entirely full of foam. subsides into a hazy gold. nose is mostly hops of the orange citrus variety. flavor is very very unsweet. bitter as expected and the rye shows up like baking soda. light and dry. not something i would drink again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
craftbeerdesign (2254) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - AUG 25, 2011
tasting on 8/20/11. light orange pour with thin white head. good citrus hop nose with spices and orange zest. medium body with sweet malts, citrus bitterness and bread. sweet, dry and bitter on the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - AUG 19, 2011
Bomber from Total Wine, Durham. Boy is this a shitty label. Beer is better, not surprisingly, and it’s basically another solid but not spectacular offering from LD. Hazy gold pour seems a bit indistinct, but the medium fluffy body is pleasant enough. Very understated nose with faint fruit and dry hops, almost no detectable rye. Flavors are fairly crisp and dry for the most part, with just a hint of the rye. Average.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
sgallant (49) - USA - AUG 17, 2011
Bottle... had a rye taste from the beginning but taste didn’t change over palate nor did it seem to change as the temperature warmed. Single noted flavor

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (20410) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 10, 2011
Bottle. Pours a golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy aroma with piney hints. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter flavor with hints of grapefruit. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexanderj (3433) - Branson, Missouri, USA - AUG 9, 2011
Bottle; poured a lighter than expected amber with a huge frothy head. Aroma of earth, citrus, yeast, funk and orange. Flavor was a bit mellower. Rye a bit noticeable. Not as hoppy as expected, but get some resin on the palate. Earthy and citrus. Good, not great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
ajd6c8 (70) - USA - AUG 4, 2011
I’ve been on a bit of a RyePA binge lately, so forgive me if this is a bit harsh. Everything about this beer is astringent. The carbonation is massive and twice I had to do the "oh s*#t dance" to the sink to catch the overflow. Smells like rye, lemon zest and booze. Very medicinal. It may be only 62 IBU but the severely out of balance rye and citrus acidity makes this beer a task to drink. I had higher hopes (it’s IPA Day after all).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dwyerpg (4918) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - AUG 1, 2011
A strange milky aroma - no...like some tropical fruit, like tomate de arbol. This doesn’t taste that much like an IPA to me. More like a stringy ale. Okay, but not a repeat for me, and a bit overrated in my opinion.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jeremytoni (3018) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - JUL 26, 2011
From a bottle poured an amber color with a good amount of head. Nice citrusy hoppy flavor with a quick finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cbkschubert (2900) - BFE, Arizona, USA - JUL 22, 2011
22 oz. bottle from Total Wine (Tucson) - Pours a hazy golden color with a half finger thick white head. Very light lacing. Aroma is hops and light rye. Flavor is hops, rye, esters, and light toasted malt. Finish is some what bitter, but not astringent. Medium body. A good beer.

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