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RATINGS: 151   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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A flame throwin’ Rye IPA ignited by a 25% shot of rye malt and capped by a booty hoppin’ blast of Mt Hood and Centennial hops that makes this IPA bounce!


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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
drostj (98) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - FEB 11, 2013
Bottle. Clear light amber with a faint head. Slight hoppy aroma with a bit of grass. Clean taste with a hint of spice and rye; slight bitterness. Smooth overall with only a faint bitter aftertaste. Smoother and less powerful than other ryes I’ve tried. A bit unexpected as I’m used to ryes being more forceful, but the more restrained character is nice.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beergeek23322 (2026) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - APR 19, 2014
4/19/2014. From bottle. Amber color with a white head. Malty aromas with a hint of flowers. Very nice balance and a great bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
novice101 (201) - - APR 18, 2014
Might be a bit jaded this is always available, loads of malts some tropic citrus and loads of fruityness which turns into bitterness. Good beer

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jdb288 (343) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - APR 17, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear orange/gold with nice frothy head. Good head retention, too. Aroma is bright citrus - tangerine, grapefruit, melon, some orange. Taste is distinct rye, some sweetness from the malt, good pine/resin characteristics (though not as distinct as I’d prefer), and some more citrus notes. I get tangerine quite clearly here. Decent IPA and good incorporation of rye.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BelgianBeerGal (3015) - Dayton Area, Ohio, USA - APR 6, 2014
Bottle strangely enough from the Gatlinburg Walgreens. Overall a fairly muted beer. Neither the hops nor the rye had a big bite. Good but maybe it sat a little too long too based on store turnover.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ben4321 (3563) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - MAR 18, 2014
Location: 12 oz bottle at the Renaissance Waverly bar, 3/17/14

Aroma: The aroma is caramel malt and rye bread, a little grapefruit, spice, and a floral hops
Appearance: It pours a copper color with a small, frothy head, and some decent lace on it
Flavor: The flavor is similar to the nose, caramel/rye, light sweet, grapefruit/spice light bitterness
Palate: The body is light-medium, a touch thin, with a plus carbonation and a spice tingle
Overall Impression: I thought this one was only okay. The hops just don’t come through in a meaningful enough manner, and the overall beer is just kind of on the dull side.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (2026) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 17, 2014
Draft - Huge grapefruit with a nice caramel backbone. Little beige heat and a clear copper. Lots of caramel and grapefruit, with a hint of the rye spice. More sweet than bitter but nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GJF (1201) - Mount Vernon, Iowa, USA - MAR 12, 2014
On tap at the Atlanta airport. Good beer. Didn’t like it as much as the regular ipa MB had, but good. Nice rye tang to it.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ross (2052) - weddington, North Carolina, USA - FEB 11, 2014
Pours just like the picture. Smell is hoppy and fruity. Grassy notes, similar to an ipa. Tastes sweet, hoppy, bold, and full of rye. Pretty easy to drink. Good stuff that is in my standard rotation

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
onceblind (3673) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 2, 2014
Clear copper with no head. Nose is a little fruity and floral, a touch of resin, and earthy bright malts. Bitter beginning with grassy acidic hops, spicy rye malts, and a doughy earthy blonde finish. Eh.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jredmond (5029) - Manhattan, New York, USA - JAN 3, 2014
Bottle from Five Points in Georgia. Pours a light amber body with short head and minor lacing. Aroma is clean malt, light spice and pine hop. Mouthfeel is medium with notes of pine, resin, rye, spice and clean malt. Ok.


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