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Mountain Goat RIPA

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Formerly brewed at Mountain Goat Beer
Style: Specialty Grain
Richmond, Victoria, Australia
Serve in Shaker, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 7   MEAN: 3.53/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A Rye IPA that we brewed for the Australian National Homebrewers Conference and it uses our IPA recipe with 20% rye malt thrown in. We went into brewing this beer with our eyes closed, which resulted in a 5 hour run-off (normal is 2 hours) and culminated in us nearly putting the whole brew down the drain. From a seemingly ugly duckling has emerged a beautiful swan. The rye malt had added a smoothness and roundness to the palate while all the usual IPA goodness remains- bitter, hoppy, malty. Good.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gnoff (7954) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - AUG 26, 2013
Draught at Mountain Goat Brewery, Melbourne, on July 31, 2013.
Not sure if to add here, or to add a new beer, but here goes...
As "Rye IPA" at 5.6% ABV.
Hazy golden color, dense off-white head. Sweet, hoppy, citrus taste. Hoppy, lemon zest aftertaste. Spritzy mouthfeel, medium high lasting bitterness. Sweet, rye, hoppy, citrus scent.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (12970) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 10, 2013
Draft at Beervana. Hazy golden color, bright white head with good retention and solid lacing. Aroma of lightly spiced brown bread and caramel. Taste is peppery spiced toasted caramel. Light body.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bluebetty (1019) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 17, 2012
Bottle. Pours a slightly brown dark golden amber with off white head. Spicey aromas with some sweet caramel and tropical fruit hop aromas. Nice. Flavours are dominated by a decent whack of hops on the finish. Slightly spicey and not overly sweet. Decent enough beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mickmac (484) - Ngunnawal, AUSTRALIA - MAY 28, 2012
Bottle. Pours with a huge off-white head and a hazy red-amber body. Aroma-taste of pine, passionfruit and citrus with a biscuity, spicy body and a bitter finish. Medium bodied.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jdpeebs (687) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAY 10, 2012
640ml bottle. I loved this beer. To quote the mountain goat boys and girls"bitter, hoppy, malty. Good" ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bluevegie (3058) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - DEC 14, 2010
Tried on tap at Mt Goat. Quite enjoyed this drop. Light amber body with almost lasting head. Some malts on the aroma, caramel crystal and rye. Citrus and other hoppy notes in the taste with good bitterness. Very moreish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GT2 (8682) - San Diego County, California, USA - DEC 8, 2010
Tap at the Mountain Goat Brewery in Richmond, Melbourne. Pours a hazy orange with a thin, white head leaving okay lace. Nose is fresh citrus, aromatic hops, sweet orange. Taste is fruit punch, sweet juice box, some cardboardy bitterness, a bit ashy. Prickly, bitter palate.


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