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RATINGS: 444   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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They should be good men; their affairs as righteous: But all hoods make not monks. Beneath a deep blanket of snow there is a cereal grain that can survive the harsh winters and acidic soils - RYE. Like a draped hood over a monk, it is the righteousness inside that shines.


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2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rollinsr (383) - Atlanta, - JUL 12, 2013
Pours clear and brown with two fingers of tan head. Aroma is grapefruit citrus with bitter resin. Flavor begins bitter but then gradually acquires a sweet and nutty character. I can’t help but feel like this beer tastes somewhat watered down. I get several complexities but they are all very faint. The flavors that are there are good, they are just very faint, making this beer too plain for my palate.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
orangesol (853) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Thanks to whoever brought this one to our IPA day celebration.

A - Pours amber brown with a nice one finger tall white head leaving small wisps of lace down the glass.

S - Smells of tons of spicy rye, buiscuity malt, pepper, dulled fruit, and just the faintest hint of citric hops.

T - Starts off with plenty of rye spiciness slowly giving way to a mix of chewy caramel malt, peppery spice, and some nice citric hop bitterness. The finish is a mix of chewy grains and some dulled hop bitterness, lingering for a short period of time.

M - Medium body and flavor with moderate carbonation. Chewy, spicy, feel with plenty of it lingering through the finish.

O - Not too bad. This was one of the spiciest rye beers I have ever had yet I still enjoyed it. Thanks again to whoever brought it to the party.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Darkmagus82 (1324) - - SEP 3, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 3-19-13- Served on tap in a 10 oz chalice glass Appearance – The beer is served a brown colored brew with a one finger off white head. The head fades relatively quickly to leave a moderate level of lace on the sides of the glass. Smell – The aroma is heaviest of a bready nature with tons of rye and a wheat smell. Mixed with these more malty aromas is a good sweet caramel smell as well as a moderate presence of some citrus an earthy hop smells. Taste – The taste begins with a nice rye flavor which creates a base for the other flavors of the brew. Mixed with the rye upfront, there is a rather nice mix of hop flavors- some earthy, grapefruit citrus, and herbal tastes. The flavor sweetens ever so slightly with a caramel flavor coming to the tongue at the middle of the taste. This fades more toward the end where more bitter citrus hop of grapefruit, some lemongrass, and grassy flavors become even more pronounced. The hop never becomes too potent but provides a nice balance to the rye malt flavors of the brew to, in the end, leave a pleasant lightly hopped rye flavor on the tongue.. Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the slightly thinner side with a carbonation level that is average to just above average. Both make for a rather crisp feel on the tongue and are rather nice for the mix of hop and rye that are present in the brew. Overall – This is a great, rather rye potent brew, with a nice hop profile and balance for the more malty and rye flavors of the brew. Quite tasty and a good drinker.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
NikkTwist (1627) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 30, 2014
This was a staple for me back in the (now long gone) Sugarmoms days. Now having for the first time in two years at Khyber Pass (August 2014). Clear medium copper pour with a good amount of froth on top. Very nice spicy rye flavors. Blood oranges. Dark toasted grains. Burnt caramel. Kumquats. Purple passionfruit. Juicy black plums. Chipoltes. Burnt grains. Peppercorns. Deep interesting stuff going on here. Not refined - but mind you still one of the best rye beers out there!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (6465) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 22, 2014
Tap at Barcade. Medium brown color. grainy nose, chocolate, earthy. Very malty and grainy flavor, chocolate, dirty hops, rye. Decent.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
duganc (12) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 18, 2014
May not be giving it it’s due. Drinking from can and smoking a Rocky Patel Edge Lite Toro. Lighter in body than I would have expected and less Rye character than I wanted. A bit sour, but not the Rye sour. Stays true to Six Point’s resiny leanings. I could really see this as a hot day quencher if it was in the 4-5 range of ABV. All that said, I do like this beer and would definitely recommend. And I am becoming a fan of the can.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (1394) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 23, 2014
Pours a nice clear amber color with off-white head. Spice, rye, caramel malt, roasted malt on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with a little rye spice. Very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
highlandlad (1416) - Blue Mountains, AUSTRALIA - JUN 18, 2014
Richly flavoured and highly satisfying rye ale. Likely the best rye ale from the handful I have come across. I could imagine drinking a lot of this if the price point in Australia was less punishing. Brown as Mississippi mud, hazy with a thick head. Ripe nose of summer fruits - strawberries, passionfruit, quince - on a bed of grains. Medium-bodied with restrained carbonation. Great bitterness, with some pine and mint in the finish. Spice, blackberries and a little alcoholic burn. Great drinking. Side note: I’ve read the blurb on the can three times I still can’t make sense of it. Makes BrewDog read like Shakespeare. (One pint can from Leura Cellars. BB: 27 March 2014)

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gripweed57 (687) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - MAY 25, 2014
16 ounce can. Amber orange color. Big bubbly beige head. Rich grainy malt nose with a touch of earthiness and brown sugar. Sweet toasted malt flavor has an underlying bitterness. The grainy rye character makes for a spicy backdrop. Finishes malty with a nod to the complex hops that seem to be hidden below the surface.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mep3222 (489) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Malty, with some peppery flavors and aroma. Solid hop balance and finishes bitter with a bit if pepper. Good beer. Malt dominates. Slightly heavy but if in that mood would have again. Almost spicy. Nice winter beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
EithCubes (4908) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 3, 2014
Pint can. Nose is partly dull, partly spritely, rye on caramel with light citrus and nice CTZ-style hops. Pours chestnut brown that’s darker and has a lot of red when in the glass, supports a large and dense rocky cream head (Orval-like lacing and cloud formations). Body is thin but not watery, very smooth and really creamy. Taste semi-dry with light but "there" bitterness, though just barely; basic American hops that are somewhat woody and dank, earthy, but not heavy on the citrus or pine. Clean and balanced throughout. Rye is more of an accent here but everything’s tailored to meet its needs, if that makes any sense. Surprised at how mild and drinkable, alcohol seems non-existence and the mouthfeel/body are straight cuddly. This is the twee answer to typically aggro posturing with rye beers; I am a fan!


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