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Lawson’s Finest Permagrin Rye Pale Ale

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This special brew incorporates malted rye in the grain bill lending a spicy character and complex flavors. Generously hopped with Amarillo, Simcoe, Cascade and Centennial. This hoppy pale ale has a sneaky bite that will creep up and leave you smiling!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tom10101 (3577) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 19, 2015
Tap @ Lawson’s Farmer Market. Hazy orange copper with a medium off-white head and some lacing. Nice mix of rye spiciness and hops, pine citrus, leafy notes and grains. Moderate sweetness, rye spiciness, pine, a good malt backbone and moderate bitterness. Medium body. Medium carbonation. Moderate rye spiciness finish. Moderately dry. Very good rye pale ale. Nice balance between hops and rye. Tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (5039) - Houston, Texas, USA - OCT 11, 2014
Bottle thanks to Steven. Pours a cloudy orange with a small beige head that lasts. The aroma is strong rye, cascade, simcoe. Medium mouthfeel with nice rye, rich malt, bitter finish, very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Elwood (3336) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - SEP 23, 2014
Serving: Bottle. Dark tea-like color with a small off white head. Plenty of hops in the nose with citrus and rye. Light fruitiness on the palate with a touch of sweetness up front transitioning into a nice citrusy hop bite and finishing with spicy rye notes. Medium bodied with a lingering finish. Tasty brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
orangesol (952) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Thanks to FooFaa aka Dan for bringing this one to Ffej of July IX

A - Pours copper orange with a nice one finger tall white head leaving spotty lacing down the glass.

S - Smells of spicy rye, slightly dulled citric hops, pine, and biscuit malt. I can already tell this is going to be one chewy beer.

T - Starts off with a nice citric hop kick quickly giving way to a mix of chewy malt, spicy rye, and some pine tree. It isn’t as chewy as I was expecting, a welcome surprise. The finish is mostly chewy with a tiny bit of hop bitterness, lingering for some time.

M - Medium body and flavor with moderate carbonation. Chewy feel with plenty of it lingering through the finish.

O - I liked this one. I am not the biggest fan of overly chewy beers and I was afraid this one might go along those lines but I am glad it didn’t. Can’t wait to try some of the other Lawson’s offerings.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Advocate_Ames (474) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 4, 2014
Pours with a sticky foam head and has a light reddish amber color to it. The aroma is rather hoppy of citrus and pine. There is also the blended scents of rye and semi sweet malts. The flavor is of sugar, crystal malts, in addition there is a defined rye flavor that adds a crisp and dry quality. The booze is mildly hidden by a grainy rye, bitter, and sweet taste. In the finish the bitterness lingers pleasantly. Overall this is a very interesting beverage with the pale ale and rye combination.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ester_ (120) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 29, 2014
On tap. Amber color. Aromas of sugar and malted rye. Taste of sugar, malted rye and hops. Goûté en fut. Couleur ambrée. Arômes de sucre d’orge et de malt de seigle. Saveurs de sucre d’orge, de malt de seigle et de houblon.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones (6638) - Buffalo, New York, USA - APR 26, 2014
bottle. copper coloredpour, fuller bodied. Resiny hop aroma, spicy rye, malty backbone. big flavor, great mouthfeel. good stuff

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
vtafro (4410) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - APR 25, 2014
Bottle. Amber orange pour with tan head. Grassy, citrus hops and rye aromas. Strong malt and rye flavor, citrus and resin finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Berard (413) - Salem, New Hampshire, USA - APR 19, 2014
Draft. Pours murky dark orange with thin white head that lingers. Mild carbonation with hint of hops aroma. Wheat flavors on a solid rye ipa. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pinkie (470) - New York, USA - APR 18, 2014
Pours clear orange with a fat creamy head of tan foam that lasted and left nice lace. Sweet light malt smell. Spicy sweet rye with a touch of lemon and sweet malt. A bold hop floral and a peppery and spicy rye. A fruit skin sweetness and a very faint musk. It smells like a rye beer. Light sweet rye grain cracker with sweet flowers. Taste is pale malt with a lovely hop floral and bitter. My question was "Is there wheat in this?" There’s a hint of something smooth in the malt. The hops abound and are IPA style bitter. A touch of graham cracker is especially pleasant to the both the nose and the drink. The bitter is sharp in the finish and and there was some earth in the malt too.

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