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RATINGS: 1049   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
We Consider this an extreme version of an American Pale Ale. It has a very up front floral and citrus aroma from a late cascade addition and dry hopping with Amarillo. This beer also has a big malt background to balance the bitterness of the hops. The rye malt cleans up your palette after you swallow so the hop flavor does not stick in your mouth too long.
Now available in bottles.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drostj (106) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - MAR 28, 2013
Bottle. Cloudy pale gold with a thin head. Very faint aroma - hay and some floral. Nice taste of hops and some rye up front with a bit of sweet malt flavor and a hint of orange. Nice balance but a bit mild with just a hint of bitterness. A bit too mild-mannered perhaps.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bacterial (2714) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - FEB 18, 2016
Reddish amber pour, slightly hazy with a nice white head. Nicely made beer. Easy to drink, nice citrus nose. Hoppy, though certainly no where near face melting. Enjoyable with a pizza!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niall73 (2417) - Ontario, CANADA - JAN 9, 2016
Can at home while in jacksonville beach. Pours amber with a white head. Light ginger aroma and lemon aroma. Medium body, medium carbonation. Toast, light honey, caramel, light ginger... Straightforward stuff but fairly well done.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BillWyce (946) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 31, 2015
Pours hazy orange-amber with a 2-finger white head. Mild aroma with a peppery note over citrus oil. Body is medium and lightly oily, with a touch of astringency in the finish. Flavor of citrus hops mixed with a peppery, grassy note that lingers in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Criz (335) - - DEC 11, 2015
Pinkish orange pour, no head. Aroma is Cheerios, perfume, floral. Taste is not as spicy from the rye as one would imagine, more grainy and floral, slight lemon. Watery on the palate. Just an ok pour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HuskerTan (1450) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - NOV 6, 2015
Bottle. A- Rye, citrus, pine, caramel rolls. A- Orange color, hazy liquid, off white head. T- Rye, pine, citrus, slightly bitter, bready. P- Medium body, average texture, average carbonation, malty bitter finish. O-

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
eRock_2013 (385) - South Carolina, USA - NOV 1, 2015
Recently sampled from a can, I was pleasantly surprised with this offering from Terrapin. Pours a honey accented-orange standard pale ale color, with a white foamy head. Aroma of brown sugar and sweet malt, with pacific hops. The rye comes through subtly in the taste with a sweet rye malt flavor with toasty brown sugary malt also; there is a solid hoppy bitterness to be sure, but this is well balanced by the strong malty notes. Features a solid medium bodied mouthfeel also. This is an exceptionally good beer overall, more enjoyable than the Hopsecutioner. A recommended malt-centric distinctive pale ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Worsenma (74) - Alpharetta, Georgia, USA - AUG 27, 2015
Very bitter hoppiness but the rye malt really cuts into the bitterness on the finish. As a big fan of rye whiskey and other rye beer I really enjoyed this one. Not your usual pale ale but a real nice change of pace from the norm. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tessic (1026) - Brantford, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 30, 2015
This rye PA poured a medium Amber colour with a nice, foamy, off white head. Scents include spruce hops, light citrus hops and a little varnish? First swig was a little thin but a good belt of citrus hops. Flavours of tea, grapefruit and malt most prominent. Finish is bitter with hop flavour lingering...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
closey22 (1496) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - JUL 20, 2015
Clear Amber thin rimming beige head; aroma is slightly chocolatey; flava is def chocolate slight hop and distinct fresh grain profile; feels medium nice foamy fizz; finishes bitter softly flowery perfumy

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rader58 (865) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - JUL 12, 2015
UPDATED: JUL 15, 2015 12 oz can. Pours clear honey colored. Aroma of citrus, grain, tropical fruit. Flavor of citrus, spicy rye, bread, tea. A fun take on a pale ale that adds the kick of rye without overpowering.

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