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RATINGS: 147   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
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Magic Hat is presenting our year long "Tour of IPAs!" Please join us in welcoming to the stage our revolving roster of FOUR features, specially formulated to entertain the palates of hop lovers worldwide. Smell the hops, taste the hops, love the hops... and stay "On Tour" with our quarterly cabaret of IPAs.

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.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mansquito (3353) - 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.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wisdomsolo (439) - 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

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (10951) - 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.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cybercat (3277) - Georgia, USA - MAR 26, 2014
Pours a clear dark amber, almost chestnut, with a thick, fluffy and fine-bubbled pale buff head. Aroma is wimpy but has tempting notes of rye and woody hops. Flavor, fortunately, is stronger than the aromaís promise, rye and bitter hops plus a hint of citrus. Texture is firm if only somewhat fizzy. Not Magic Hatís best, but rye-ght on! Go ahead and get this ticket.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Getbetter (830) - East Palo Alto, California, USA - MAR 20, 2014
From a bottle.The pour is a dark orange almost red in color with a heavy spice note with a sweet aftertaste.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
grundsow (72) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 20, 2014
Weak, thatís what comes to mind. For an IPA, where is the flavor? Slightly high amount of alcohol, love the bitter rye, hops are mild though. Flavor is right, but weak and just an average beer. Maybe Iím spoiled, I dunno.

4.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
thedm (4935) - Fort Wayne, USA - MAR 20, 2014
This bottled brew from a grocery store poured a medium sized head of foamy finely sized light tan colored bubbles that were very long lasting and left behind a very softly carbonated slightly hazy light brown orange colored body and a good lacing. The mild aroma was bready and mild hop. The sharp vinous crisp mouth feel was very tingly at the start and at the finish with a biting hoppy aftertaste. The sharp flavor contained notes of rye hops and malt. A wonderful best in class brew.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
snoworsummer (2087) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 26, 2014
From a bottle. Pours hazy copper with a fizzy off white head. Tastes like sweet malt, caramel, hops, light orange and resin. Light/medium body and carbonation. Smells like sweet, malty hops. Hardly any bitterness.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sonnycheeba (3503) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 26, 2014
Bottle from sampler pack. Pours hazy dark amber with creamy off-white head. Aroma is cereal malts, rye, light bandaid, light strawberry, and faint floral notes. Flavor is dry malts, some dark fruit sweetness, and some floral hop bitterness; finish is slightly sweet but with some lingering bitterness. Medium body and carbonation.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lutz2jm (94) - North Carolina, USA - FEB 25, 2014
The name is the best thing about this beer. It is way to light to be a good rye IPA.


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