theisti (3350) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - AUG 7, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
16 oz can purchased at Joy in Denver, Colorado. The pour is a hazed copper golden with a small white head. The aroma is spice rye, paired nicely with caramel malt, followed by a lighter floral hoppiness. The taste is the spice of the rye with the malt primarily, the floral (additional spice) hops under that. The palate is medium bodied with a lower carbonation level and black pepper and spice rye in the finish.
drjay44 (2806) - Salida, Colorado, USA - APR 5, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
16 oz. can. Shared wit Gabe. Pours a medium, well retained off white head, over a slightly hazy gold (SRM 5) body......nose is toffee/caramel, pine, light citrus, grain....taste is toffee/caramel, rye spice, pine, light grapefruit, finishing with a lingering hop bitterness....mouth feel medium, slight astringency, carbonation adds acid bite. This is a nicely balanced, fairly typical IPA. BJCP 7/3/15/4/7
jkwalking05 (4017) - Arlington, Texas, USA - AUG 29, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
16 oz can. Bright amber orange with an average off-white head. Aroma is of rye, spices, light pine, grass, sesame seeds, and malt. Taste is of toast, sesame, caramel, light pine, and dried leaves.
bu11zeye (12040) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 8, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Draught) Pours a lightly hazy orange body with a medium off-white head. Aroma of grass, earth, rye, and mustiness. Flavor of orange, grass, rye, caramel, and pine with a dry finish.
brinehart (212) - Colorado, USA - JUL 27, 2013
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Big resinous piney hops. Rye bite, but not much other malt. Light mouthfeel adds to drink ability.
merc7186 (2333) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 9, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
A: Hazy Golden Straw Hue, Passes Some Light, White Head, Decent Lacing
S: Rye, Mildly Bready
T: Rye, Bittering Hops
M: Decent Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Bitter
Overall, nice character but only bittering hop character for taste was disappointing.
ajtrupp (296) - Keenesburg, Colorado, USA - DEC 4, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Rye IPAs are becoming a can't miss category for me. This is a good example. A tad sticky and malty in the finish, but it goes good with the hops.
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jbruner (2715) - Athens, Georgia, USA - MAY 1, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a cloudy golden yellow from the can with thin white ring of lacy head that sticks very lightly. Aroma is hops, I think its magnum and fuggles, and then a hint of rye on the back end. Taste is slightly bitter, fresh hop, a little astringent from the rye. Not too bad, but nothing I really want to seek out again.
brokensail (12022) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 9, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap @ Renegade Publik House. Pours a hazed golden orange color with a white head. Lemony hops, some grass, and a bit of bread. Fairly citric hop aromas. A bit earthy, too. Flavors of lemon peel, orange zest, and grass. Bitter, earthy hops, some grain sweetness, and bread. A hint of caramel as it warms.
BrewDad (5086) - Olympia, Washington, USA - OCT 16, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Amber in color clear with a thin head. Nice malt addition with a good use of rye. Light spice form the re and a good amount of hops backing. A good IPA.