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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.41/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 67   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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The combination of malts complement the generous amount of late-addition American hops, creating a perfect balance between the earthiness of the rye and the resinous hoppy aroma.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
John25 (466) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - AUG 26, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 27, 2014 Bottle. Clear brown/amber. Aroma is spiced rye malt, with toast. The taste adds caramel, very very light roasted malt, and an earthy hop balance on the finish. Light easy mouthfeel with perfect hop resins. Good stuff ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dresden (829) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - AUG 23, 2014
Mahogany with a cream head. Aroma of piney hops and dough. Taste is sine spicy rye, crusty hops and caramel. Pretty good

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Paynis (42) - Saco, Maine, USA - JAN 17, 2014
Great balance of malt and bitter with a smoky finish... One of my favorite non ipas ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jkwood04 (3878) - Connecticut, USA - JAN 12, 2014
On tap in a shaker. Pours amber with an off-white head. Aroma of floral hops, some light rye/spiciness, pale and light caramel malts, and some dough. Flavor the same. Average texture. A decent beer, worth trying if you’re at some bar with a not so great selection.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
hampale (40) - Jaffrey, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 31, 2013
Picked this up in Wells, ME on a recent trip. One of the best among the many new rye beers coming into the market in recent years. Wish it were more than a seasonal as I love the mix of spicy rye with plenty of hops that hit my taste buds from the very first pour. Glad I purchased a 6-pack rather than just an individual bottle - it was a gamble that paid off for me..

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
halfonit (1164) - Fall River, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 27, 2013
Yet another one on tap at Battleship. Pours a dark brown amber color. Aroma is of hops, grass, spices, and yeast. Flavor a little roasty rye (if you can imagine that), malts, earthiness and hops. Medium bodied. Lightly resinous on the finish. Good one for the changing season.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AirForceHops (3131) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 25, 2013
Draft in a mason jar at Community Oven. Nose is spicy rye, caramel malts and stale bread crust. Flavor starts with Citrus orange, floral hops, and a strong amount of spicy rye. Body is lots of grain. As it warmed up pine comes through in the finish. This beer is hop forward and should be received well. Something about the rye and pine didn’t sit well with me. Perhaps it was the pizza I was eating. I used to really like this brewery and it’s nice to see something new from them.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (3896) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - OCT 22, 2013
Nice hoppy with grapefruit and pine. Pours dark brown with good creamy head and lacing. Finishes with some bitterness and a little sourness even. Rye adds great malt. Soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcox90 (1538) - Wilton, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 21, 2013
On tap @ Community Oven, which is next door to the Blue Lobster tasting room. Pours a light amber brown, to the clear side, with a thin off white head. Rye bread aroma with a pretty strong hop scent. Lots of hops in the flavor as well, with rye spice. Average in body with a smooth feel. Interesting brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
puboflyons (2127) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 19, 2013
From the 12 fl. oz. bottle. The pour is cloudy but the color is medium to darker amber with a small off-white head. The description says this is "stoked with hops," and that is true. Instead of rye and grains that one expects from this style you get a full floral hoppiness. Medium body. The taste does have a little but of the rye and grain but like the aroma it is the hop bitterness that takes over and lingers toward the end.

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