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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 125   EST. CALORIES: 321   ABV: 10.7%
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Monster Beer Tour. Rye beers have been a part of our brewing arsenal from day one. “Rye”, “Rye Squared” and now “Rye Cubed” Triple IPA completes this trilogy of brewing excellence.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (9713) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 18, 2015
12oz bottle. Poured a cloudy amber color with an averaged sized off white head. Rye, spicy, some earthiness and some citrus. Overall, alcohol content well hidden.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
r464 (2031) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 5, 2015
Deep copper amber in color with an off white head. Strong grain and malt with a lean towards the bitter hops through the finish.

2.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
samsmith33 (558) - - MAY 7, 2015
Appearance. Hazy orangeish light brown. Small head, thick lace. Aroma is tropical fruit, mango, sweet potato, . Taste is sour grape, yeast, ash, apricot. Strange combination. Some tasty, but it doesn’t all mesh very well. Feel is watery, Low carbonation. Ok.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
aumentm (416) - North Carolina, USA - APR 23, 2015
This warmed me to the core. Red look and wonderful palate. This taste is going to hit you in the face.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (9318) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 19, 2015
Sample at the Jackie O’s Staff Bottle Tasting Part 1 on 04/11/2015. Murky brownish-gold color with a medium light beige head that diminishes steadily. Stringy lacing on the glass. Aroma of citrus, hops and rye. Full-bodied with flavors of spicy rye, caramel malt and citrusy hops. The finish is moderately bitter with a rye and hops aftertaste. Above average overall.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kevinsenn (1432) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 10, 2015
Bottle. Aroma of caramel, butterscotch, and marshmallows. Caramalt flavors with some spice and fruity hops. On the sweet side; more ibus would help. Still good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jgb9348 (5061) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - FEB 21, 2015
Deep hazy copper and bronzed coloured body, all with a thinnish, single centimetre tall tan head. Aroma of pungent rye grain with a very resinous and piney hop bite, some caramel and apricot sweetness and a lot of deep malt scent as well - very pungent. Full-bodied; Very dense flavour of rye, pine, grain, honey, figs, alcohol and pears - strong and pungent throughout. Aftertaste shows a good rich flavourful beer with a lot of rye noticeable, some light oak and dry herbal notes and a pungent hop bite showing mostly resin and pine. Overall, a well-balanced beer showing a ton of rye characteristics and perhaps even more sweet notes from honey and fruits, but the hop bite is still present and pungent - nicely layered throughout and not missing a beat. I sampled this twelve ounce bottle purchased from Whole Foods in Washington (Foggy Bottom, Eye Street NW), D.C. on 27-August-2014 for US$3,49 sampled at home in Washington on 20-February-2015 just before leaving for the south for a weekend.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
nathan30533 (890) - Clifton, Ohio, USA - FEB 18, 2015
Poured from a bottle into a brandy snifter. Great copper color and a nice forming head. Great lacing in the mug as you drink it down. Taste the hop/rye malt combo. Very tasty and enjoyable at 10.7%.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AWISLguy (1691) - Wisconsin, USA - FEB 2, 2015
Bottle from Total Wine in Jensen Beach. Pours orangey copper with an off-white head leaving a lot of wrap-around lace. Aroma has sweet malts blended with orange juice, pineapple, and spices. Strong and layered nose. Taste is of sweet malts, caramel, grainy rye, oranges and some spices. Heavily resinous with almost a chocolate component. Medium to full bodied, and thick and chewy. Hard to be dry from the rye and yet chewy, but this is so overlayered and strong that it pulls it off. Almost barleywine-ish in the layering. Finishes sweet with a dry grainy length. Enjoyed the rye squared; despite the layering, there was hop presence with the rye. This was over the top. 13.9

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TomTron (420) - Aiken, South Carolina, USA - JAN 3, 2015
Pours a murky copper with a small head that doesn’t last. Aromas of strong citrus and rye bread. Extremely sweet on the tongue and a bit boozy. Mostly the rye spice is coming through with a bit of caramel malts floating around, but it’s so sweet it’s almost overkill. Decent, but my least favorite of the three.


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