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RATINGS: 154   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
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Ticket to Rye is a Rye IPA that offers the imbiber an opening act of rye spice, nicely woven into a hearty, bitter backup from an entire band of Nugget hops. The harmony created by these ingredients is just what any epic show calls for.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fatehunter (2271) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - APR 13, 2014
Pours a finger of head on a hazy dark straw colored body. The aroma is rye, musty lemon (in the best way) and earth. The taste is mild rye at first, moderate lemon bitterness, then it ambles towards a muddled bitter finish. The texture is crisp with soft edges. An enjoyable IPA. The taste finish could have been a little more structured though.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tiger_08 (137) - Sarnia, Ontario, CANADA - APR 10, 2014
March 26, 2014. Bottle pours bright amber with lots of carbonation a small off-white head, lengthy retention and a fair amount of lacing. The aroma is firstly malt and rye as well as some citrus hops, and pepper. The taste is bitter, spicy, and peppery with some malts and rye. The mouthfeel is soft and fizzy. Palette is just short of hitting the mark for balancing the hops with the rye and spices, despite this being the best offering in the summer 12 pack.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Brewbie (478) - New York, USA - APR 6, 2014
12o bottle. cloudy dark amber, nice fluffy tan head. strong malty aroma, biting rye and hop taste, some spice, a little sweetness in the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EithCubes (5633) - New Jersey, USA - APR 4, 2014
Bottle. Nose lightly dank and diverse, some spaghetti sauce leading into earthy rye, dough with complementary malt, really pleasant hops. Pours deep orange-amber, a little dark, with a dense sudsy beige head. Taste is somewhat sweet, thin body with a tickle of alcohol showing, spices are there but small and curt, crisp with earthy caramel and pleasant light bitterness. The floral, almost perfumed character isnít in-your-face but can drive this to being too sweet without a more aggressive bitterness for balance. Thereís some good malt here, even if itís brittle, and good balance, but the advice is definitely slow-going.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hotstuff (4874) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - APR 2, 2014
Rated on 3-20-2014 (Bottle from Krogerís in Fort Wayne, IN) This beer pours a small off-white head with a lengthy retention, amber body, extremely fizzy carbonation, fast rising carbonation, and a fair amount of lacing. The aroma is malt, rye, citrus hops, spicy, and peppery. The taste is bitter, light citrus hops, malty, rye, spicy, and peppery. The mouthfeel is soft lively and this beer is medium bodied. This beer is just okay tasting for me. The different flavors just did not come together all that well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jflopsu (1246) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 31, 2014
Pours a a murky redish-orange. Has a strong malty aroma. Taste is very grainy with heavy malt, wheat, and some hops. A very earthy beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
rlpeeler (93) - Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle from a variety pack poured into a pint glass. Dark amber to cooper with small white head. Taste is rye/wheat and malt with very light hops. It is smooth with good mouthfeel. A bit out of the ordinary for an IPA but not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mansquito (5457) - Nueva York, New York, USA - MAR 29, 2014
At work: Pours copper with off-white head. Aroma is rye malts, mellow hoppy mixture, butterscotch, and fruitiness. Taste is pretty light. A tad bit spicy. Not too much bitterness. Really, it is not bad, but not particularly exceptional. It is a little different from other beers, which is nice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wisdomsolo (466) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - MAR 28, 2014
It's not horrible but it's not great either. Sweetish flavor with little to no aroma. For an IPA the hops are nonexistent

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (14162) - Woodland, California, USA - MAR 27, 2014
Bottle from Total Wine in Sacramento, CA. Pours clear light copper with a slight beige head. Aroma is sort of spicy/herby. Med body or so. The rye is clearly present with spice, and thereís a sort of veg/herb along with it. Itís bitter in the finish, but Iím not getting much of the usual hop suspects. Herbal I guess.

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