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Raleigh House of Clay Rye IPA
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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.49/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our tribute to the original buildings of Raleigh’s own Shaw University, built with red clay bricks that students made by hand. Our handcrafted House of Clay IPA is robust as they come. Four different hops are front and center with the rye bringing it all home in a clean, slightly spicy finish. Dry hopped for 5 days for a nice hoppy nose.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (15863) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 27, 2015
Bottle. Cloudy straw color, massive white head with good retention and lacing. Aroma of lightly spiced brown bread. Taste is very bitter and has plenty of spice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (7859) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUL 17, 2015
On tap at the brewery. Pours a lightly hazed amber with a thin white head. Soft hops on the nose, a hint of citrus. Medium bodied, spicy malt and a hint of rye, dusty and earthy. Long slow spicy rye and earthy bitterness on the finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SudsMcDuff (6837) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JUL 6, 2015
had at a share .. . got dirty rye and cereal, light dried grass .. medium feel and a rushed finish .. not quite gellin .. . . You don’t know anything about society, Marie; you don’t have the satisfaction of avoiding it.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mep3222 (869) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - JUL 2, 2015
Spicy piney hop aroma. Taste is malty with the rye spice, almost peppery, with a dry bitter finish. Well made and a fairly nice beer just not a huge rye IPA fan. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (10501) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JUN 14, 2015
Bomber from Carrboro Beverage, 4/7/15. Hazy orange, large creamy white head. Good retention. Aroma of rye, caramel, toasted malt. The taste is bitter rye, citrus hops. mild resin, toasted caramel malt. Medium bodied, low carbonation, mild lingering bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Enwiebe (200) - - SEP 16, 2014
9/16/14. Bomber. Pours hazy orange with a nice sticky head that slowly dissipates. Light citrus nose. Strong hop profile on the dark heavy side. Doesn't build up in the mouth though. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lutz2jm (183) - North Carolina, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Out of a bottle poured to a hazy orange color with a 1/2in white head. Complex flavor that gives you different hop tastes up front and at the back. Very good beer from a great NC brewery!

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DiarmaidBHK (3724) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 27, 2014
Bottle from Sam’s Quik Shop. Pours orange with an inch of white foam. Leaves a lot of lacing in the glass. Has a fair amount of rye on the nose. Some solid citrus notes on the tongue. Finishes clean. Solid but not amazing for style.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
changeup45 (1719) - Mount Dora, Florida, USA - FEB 7, 2014
Bottle from JCB. The pour is a muddy light brown color with a thin head on top. At first I did think of pond water but it’s more inviting than that. Rye is certainly noted in the scent right away along with grass, caramel, and resinous hops. Tastes good; definitely a pretty strong spiciness to this, as evident in the aroma. Dry and bitter in the finish. Lightly sweetened by some caramel malt but that’s trumped by the spicy bitterness. Citrusy hops with also some resin flavor too. This flirts with being too heavy, for a non-Double IPA, but never seems to get there. Good but not great.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrSilverworm (8541) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 18, 2014
22oz bottle, shared by b3shine. Hazy orange color. Thin rocky khaki off-white head. Splotches and dots of lace. Medium to bigger body. Pretty full, with a soft carbonation. Lightly dry. Grapefruit, spicy hop / malt, some metallic. Big bitterness. Maybe a hint of tartness? Taste like this might be an older bottle with a possible super-mild brett thing happening, but still I enjoyed this. Nice big rye component, good big bitterness. Some more sweet comes out as it goes..


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