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Naked City Hoptrocity Rye Pale Ale (2010-later)

Naked City Hoptrocity Rye Pale Ale (2010-later)
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RATINGS: 8   MEAN: 3.61/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
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Our Rye Pale Ale has 18% rye malt, lends a spiciness that accentuates the intense Centennial, Simcoe and Amarillo hop profile while additional malts provide the perfect balance of sweetness. Enjoy


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
riversideAK (5625) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - FEB 16, 2013
Rye malt citrus floral hops and cAramel on the nose. Golden Orange amber pour thin head. Flavors of spicy rye malt citrus and floral hops. Caramel . Dry floral finish. Balanced.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewDad (4996) - Olympia, Washington, USA - JUN 25, 2011
Washington Brewers Festival 2011 – Kenmore, WA
Amber in color, clear with a thin white head. Big piney hops aroma. The malt mixed well with the fruit and floral hops flavors. Big hops finish bitterness this was dry and tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 19, 2011
From the Jug at the GABF, Colorado Convention Center Denver 16/09/2010 Big hop aroma. Bronze golden coloured hoppy and fruity with a pine flavour. A hint of dryness and bitterness in a malt finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
hellomynameis (874) - Mayer, Minnesota, USA - DEC 4, 2010
From a growler. Fairly hazy dark amber/red colour. Small to no head and light carbonation (may just be from being in a growler). I smell hops! Has a great mouthfeel. Somewhat thick but not sweet or syrupy. It takes just a second but the hops hit pretty hard, not overly bitter...lots of malt to back this one up. There is some spice in the finish, I’m guessing from the rye. Pretty enjoyable, overall. Skål Holden!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
killjoy966 (677) - Washington, USA - NOV 28, 2010
Pint @ Naked City. Pretty good hop bomb from Naked/Silver City. I didn’t quite get a handle on on the extra rye "spiciness" but I was pl;eased nonetheless. Tons of hops. Tons of bitter, but with enough malt backbone to make it desirable. I’ve had a few better, but I’ve had plenty worse.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (5844) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - NOV 5, 2010
Clear amber color/ off white head. Nice spicy rye bread, fresh floral, pine hop aromas. medium bodied. Good spicy, dry grainy, caramel malt flavors with floral, pine sap hoppage.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beerguy101 (5286) - Newark, California, USA - OCT 22, 2010
Sampled at GABF on 9/18/2010. This IPA pours a medium orange gold color from the tap. Small to medium sized white foamy head. The aroma is fruity and sweet, with a touch of citrusy hops. A medium bodied IPA. The malts are fruity and sweet. The hops are citrusy. Nice carbonation. Medium bitterness. Crisp and clean. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and crisp. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nena (963) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 7, 2010
Draft, Beveridge Place Pub. Amber orange pour, white head. Aroma is resinous with light citrus and toast. Crackery, biscuity malt flavor with citrus and a sharp, woody resinous finish. More bitter than aromatic, as DIPAs go. Pretty nice. Had this as part of a DIPA taster sampler, and found it to be my next favorite after Pliny the Elder and Wisdom Seeker.


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