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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 3.36/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
KevinfromNH (12) - Concord, New Hampshire, USA - APR 7, 2014
Awesome offering from Sam Adams. Has a nice rustic bite very comparable to Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye. One of the best Sam Adams beers I’ve had. Truly stands up as a rye IPA

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
GarrettB (1374) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 3, 2016
April 30th, 2014 - Foamy, with a reddish-color, I can convince myself that this beer even looks rugged and feral, though the wolf licking his chops on the label is a helpful aide. The aroma is very rusty and steely, with a heavy addition of yeast providing some subtler esters. The aroma is also perfumed with the scent of cotton candy, giving off a very sweet bouquet, and suggesting a cloying sweetness once I dip into the taste. And indeed, it is a little too sweet, but not catastrophically so. There’s a touch of rye, a dash of artificial strawberry, and then some caramel and brown sugar, but overall I think it leans too much in the sugary direction, with a body that’s just a little to packed with bubbles.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
arminjewell (9210) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - JAN 17, 2015
Pour out of 12 oz bottle, dark orange pour with white head, aroma brought notes of rye, caramel, toffee, some aged hops, touch of pine, grass, touch of orange marmalade. Taste is a mix of grass, orange, hints of grapefruit into aged hops, caramel, some slight spice, touch of pine, finishing bitter, dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - NOV 29, 2014
Bottle, orange pour, white head, nose is citrus, taste is rye, citrus, bitter, decent

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11899) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - OCT 5, 2014
on tap @Rustico Arlington-offwhite ring-amber. A-soft floral/resin. T-sweet floral/resin hops, rye spice-lt/med malt.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DocJitsu (1559) - Pensacola, Florida, USA - SEP 5, 2014
Pours a clear golden with a well-retaining white head. Bubble gum on the nose. Medium body. Faint flavors of that bubble gum.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrewBoxer (2528) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Draft at Clinton hall NYC. Deep brown color with a smokey hoppy taste. Very interesting iPa style

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ineedbeer (1610) - Oakland, California, USA - JUL 20, 2014
Poured from a 12 oz bottle with a July, 2014 best by date. Aroma is fairly happy with grapefruit, pine resin and some woody dank notes. Light floral character. Medium light caramel notes with some spicy rye character. Pours a clear, golden copper color with a fairly large, fairly thick, slightly off white head that displays good retention. Moderately high lacing and small legs. Flavor has a light sweetness with moderate caramel and rye bread notes with some lighter cracker and baked bread character. Medium high bitterness with moderate hop flavor. Hop flavor is dank and woody with some lighter floral and grapefruit notes. Light alcohol spice. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with a light stickiness and moderate carbonation. Low astringency and low alcohol warmth. Overall, an alright rye IPA but far from anything special. Lots of rye character, but I am not sure it was the right hop blend for the malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alobar (3380) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 13, 2014
Pours copper with a foamy white head. Aroma of rye, nuts, and spice. Rye flavor with pine, nuts, and spice. Decent beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocLock (9364) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 8, 2014
Bottle from Hopology variety pack Copper pour with off-white head. Nose was rye malt, some hops, florals. Tasted medium in palate heft and complexity, with rye, hops, and some bitterness in the finish. Decent, not great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
NikkTwist (2469) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Draft at Moriartys. Clear amber pour with a thick white head. Splashes on lace. Earthy, piney hops with a spicy finish. Lightly toasted Pumpernickel. Autumn leaves. Medium dark amber fruit. Dried peaches. Caramel dipped tangelo peels. Bamboo shoots. Some acetic notes. The rye brings out the spice. Certainly better than the average commercial IPA, but feels too overworked. Would like to see an unfiltered version of this.

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