AirForceHops (6281) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 1, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from the local H.E.B. Copper color with some mild head retention. Aroma is a nice amount of fruit and mild hints of spicy rye.
Flavor is a very nice balance of rye malt and nice fruity and floral hops. The balance is really nice here. Seriously, very nice medium body with a mild level of carbonation that gives a smooth texture. And with the 5.6 % it just flys down the throat. Nicely crafted.
audinerd17 (46) - Texas, USA - MAY 17, 2015
4.5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Great standard rye IPA. Nothing anyone can ever be mad at you about. Great beer. Drinks well when hot or cold out. Not super hop forward, but just enough bite. Very pleasant and a great standard.
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dfinney23 (2929) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 20, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Wish I’d kept a bottle of the old recipe to compare head-to-head. Lots of spicy rye in the aroma and taste. A bit more hoppy and bold than I remember.
ethanTHEtrill (57) - - MAR 24, 2015
3.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from sampler 6 pack. Straight from the bottle. Aroma of sweetness from the hop and a bit of the bitterness. Initial notes are earthy notes of the rye intertwined with hop bitterness then lingers into bitterness then ends in sweet profile from the hop. Beautiful rye IPA. I think this recipe is better than the rye pale ale.
gkeh (435) - Texas, USA - MAR 21, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
This is the updated IPA.... Deep copper poor, nice head and excellent lacing. Some earthy spiciness, sweet caramel on the nose. Not much hops. Taste is sweet caramel and slight spiciness. Not a hophead’s IPA, that’s for sure.
presario (4903) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 12, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
...and Coors has not sued yet?! Big head on amber. Hop aroma and ... maybe .... rye. Bigger body and flavor than just IPA. Rye gives it a little extra oomph. Strong hops, rye character and good body! YUM.
Voodoo (569) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 7, 2014
3.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a very light copper color with a thin head which disappears quickly.......aroma of very faint spice.....taste is rye spiciness, faint grainy astringency ending with a medium bittering. Quite tasty.
ramboraffe (1861) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 28, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
355 ml bottle. Clear amber with white head. Smell is sweet caramel with fruit and floral hops. Taste is caramel malty with hoppy grass and floral. Semi sweet with low bitterness and low carbonation.
airrick2003 (867) - Louisiana, USA - SEP 19, 2014
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Appearance: has a small beige head that dissipates quickly, beer is a very hazy amber color"
Aroma: very slight malt sweetness, pretty bland and very subtle
Taste: slight malt sweetness, has a bitterness that kicks in after that, alcohol
Palate: lively carbonation, bitter aftertaste, medium mouthfeel
Overall: nothing stands out about this beer, it’s bitter, alcohol seems to be too prominent
DomPiwa (83) - FRANCE - AUG 30, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Poured from bottle a slightly hazy amber with a small head. Aroma of barley. Crisp and full on the palette with hints of dough and biscuit. The end is fairly bitter and slightly dry. Excellent! My thanks to a good friend who brought this bottle directly from Texas to Europe for me to taste.