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RATINGS: 229   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Samuel Adams Revolutionary Rye Ale is the winner of our 2010 Beer Lover’s Choice® campaign. This deep reddish-hued ale has a nice balance of sweet and spicy flavors. The slight roastiness and sweetness from the malt blend is complemented by pine and citrus notes from the combination of German and American hops. The defining ingredient in this ale, malted Rye, imparts additional complexity by delivering a spicy and slightly drying finish to this medium-bodied brew.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (5725) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUL 21, 2011
draft at Coles, lighter amber pour. roasty aroma with caramel sweetness. Citrusy bitterness in the flavor. Lime, lemon, & Pine mainly. Nice flavor here. Pretty good

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rocbyter (1896) - Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - JUN 26, 2011
Sweet and sharp rye and malt aroma. Clear orange color with a medium white head. Sweet flavor throughout with a strong bitterness in the middle.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
iride15 (237) - Rockledge, Florida, Florida, USA - JUN 19, 2011
Bottle. Poured a copper orange with a light tan head. Spicy nose of fruits and rye. Flavor begins with strong noble hops and warms to rye malts and spices. Most of the brew stays bittersweet and dries a little at the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Heathen (1458) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JUN 11, 2011
THOUGHTS: Very nice and fairly different. Nice balance. Hops have a little bit of an odd, off-putting, slightly metallic finish. I prefer rye as something to smooth out an existing style that doesn’t normally use rye, instead of using it as the main star in a beer with no particular style other than just existing to showcase the rye. TECHNICAL: Bottle. Poured a clear, light to medium amber with an average, ream-colored head that mostly diminished, but kept a thin sheet and left good lacing. The aroma was fairly weak, but had moderate to heavy roasted and toasted malts, caramel and rye; and moderate pine, resin and citrus hops. The initial flavor was light to moderately sweet, slightly acidic and lightly bitter; while the finish was moderately sweet, moderately bitter and lightly acidic with an average to long duration. There was caramel, roasted and toasted malt, citrus, pin and resin hops, metallic hops , rye and spices. The medium body was a little syrupy with sort of soft carbonation and a metallic finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JDBaker11058 (1246) - Maryland, USA - JUN 4, 2011
Appearance: light copper, with a thick, two-finger off-white head, excellent lacing. Aroma: toasty malts and warm rye bread, with notes of good spicy heat and a generous bit of fruit: cherries in light syrup and even some citrus. Taste: as the aroma indicated, with sweet and toasty malts over peppery rye spice and tart fruit notes; there are some slightly hoppy notes of pine and citrus. Finish: smooth, chewy, with sweet malts slowly giving way to a last gasp from the spice. Notes: Sweet, spicy, fruity, toasty, crisp, and drinkable. Wonderfully flavored, wonderfully balanced. Liked this a ton. Very much like a rye lager meets a watered down barleywine, but in a very good way.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
troyc (2473) - Illinois, USA - JUN 3, 2011
[Bottle] Pours a light shade of amber with a rocky white head. Dry and grainy aroma provides hints of rye malt and breads. Caramel malts, rye, cereal grains, moderate hopping and dried fruits in the taste. Average body. Mild alcohol in the finish. A decent beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrewDad (4922) - Olympia, Washington, USA - JUN 1, 2011
12oz Bottle - Costco – Olympia, WA
Reddish amber in color, clear with a thin head. Nice rye malt flavors. Easy drinking this was tasty. Has a good dry rye finish. Nice drinkable brew.

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dyetube (1181) - McKinney, Texas, USA - MAY 25, 2011
This beer pours a deep amber with a thin off white head. The aromas are rye, bread. The mouthfeel is slightly bitter and dry with a medium body. Thus was a very nice beer. Cheers!

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Goodgrief (1782) - Middletown, Delaware, USA - MAY 24, 2011
Amber looking pour with decent head and lacing. Grainy, but lacking a distinctive rye presence. Lots of caramel and toasty flavors bit surprisingly not very sweet. Okay, but not great.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
0o9i (438) - Reno, Nevada, USA - MAY 23, 2011
12oz. Clear, deep amber color with a good sized off-white head, leaves sheets and rings of lace, fully lasting. Aroma is caramel malt, musk, rye. Body is medium-light, a bit syrupy/wet on the finish, lightly carbonated. Flavor is caramel sweet, some rye, some hops, alcohol doesn’t go in well. Unpleasant aftertaste. Sticky on the lips. Well, it looks really good.


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