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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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We Cranked up a fermentation Tank for this Knobby Rye’d Ale. Geared up with 25% Rye Malt and Dry Hopped to the spokes with Mt. Hood and Centennial Hops.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 1, 2010
Hazy orange-brown, off white clinging cover. Aroma is spicy rye, spicy hops, light caramel. Taste is sweet caramel, more rye pepper and spicy herbal hops.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PorterPounder (5346) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - NOV 29, 2010
Savannah, Ga - Habersham Beverage Warehouse - 22 oz bomber. Murky dark orange pour with a sticky white pillowy head that leaves sticky lacing. Aroma has some spruce accents and a bit of muscadine grape essence. Flavor has a nice subtle bitterness to it with some light citrus notes, a hint of caramel. Mouthfeel is crisp and dry. Decent. but not overflowing with flavor.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mora2000 (5530) - McKinney, Texas, USA - NOV 27, 2010
Thanks to thirdeye11 for sharing this bottle. The beer pours a yellow color with a white head. The aroma is oranges and lemons with some biscuit malt. I don’t get any rye in the aroma. The flavor is more like I expected. I get a nice amount of rye, which is complimented with some bitter oranges and biscuit malt. Low to medium bitterness. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 26, 2010
22oz. Bottle: Aroma of hops, flowers, noble hops, pollen, rye, grain, and some citrus. Poured yellow/gold in color with a small, creamy, dense, off-white head that diminished but lasted throughout as a film on top of the beer, as well as around the edges. Cloudy. Very lightly sparkling. Full of tiny particles throughout. Excellent lacing. Flavor is lightly sweet and light to medium bitter. Tastes of rye, pollen, flowers, light lemon, noble hops, and some grain. Medium body. Average texture. Average carbonation. Light to medium sweet, light to medium bitter, hop, pollen, flower, and ry finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cavie (3748) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - NOV 24, 2010
Bottle courtesy thirdeye11. Clear golden yellow color with a white ring of head. Aroma is hops, rye and dried leaves. Watery flavor with a bit of tea notes. Finishes dry and bitter with a sharp grainy touch.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gachupines (850) - USA - NOV 23, 2010
Hazy golden appearance with a slight white head. Aroma is hoppy with hints of fresh grass. Flavor is hoppy with a sharp somewhat floral astringency. Mouthfeel is a bit thin, though assertive. Good beer, could have used a bit more body to balance some of the strong tartness present.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blutt59 (5999) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 23, 2010
bottle, thanks to thirdeye11, good amber color with no foam, aroma of fresh pine needles and rye grain, flavor of green pine, rye, floral finish

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - NOV 22, 2010
Bomber from Hop City, Atlanta. Bright light amber pour, with a robust head that settles fairly quickly. Nose is very soft, with floral notes and only a trace amount of spicy rye. Body is medium, with somewhat prickly carbonation seeming to bring the rye out just a bit more. Sweet and fruity hops still the dominant flavor though. Not bad.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ScottyP (425) - Brentwood, Tennessee, USA - NOV 13, 2010
Pours a clear orange with white head. Aroma of rye and grapefruit. Taste is similar, very crisp and refreshing hop finish, the rye rounds out finish nicely. Crank Tank!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Butters (3725) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - NOV 13, 2010
Sampled at Lithy’s Tennessee/ Ole Miss tasting. Near clear amber with fair white head. Sweet rye and citrus notes. Centinennial shines through. Done pretty well. Great price point at a mere $4/ bomber.


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