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RATINGS: 643   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Double the malt, double the hops, and double the flavor of the original Rye Pale Ale recipe. (Hence the name Rye Squared.) With its mammoth hop aroma, bitterness and flavor, this beer is not for the faint at heart. The Rye Squared clocks in at a hefty 8.5% ABV so double your pleasure and double your fun because Terrapin went a little crazy with this one! The first keg of Rye Squared went on tap at Tasty World in Athens on Monday April 25th 2005. A special thank you goes out to the newly formed Terrapin Keg Killers. We were told that Tasty World would put the Rye Squared on as soon as they finished off a keg of a "Select" beer they had on tap. When the Terrapin Keg Killers heard about this they went to Tasty world and finished off that other keg in record time. By 10pm on Monday they were enjoying the fruits of their labor when the first ever Rye Squared keg went online. Malt: 2-row pale, Munich, Malted Rye, Bisuit Malt, Honey Malt. Hops: Amarillo, Cascade, East Kent Goldings, Fuggle, Magnum

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BlackWarrior (203) - Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA - SEP 28, 2011
2010 bottle. Pours cloudy amber w/ little off-white head and spotty, short-lived lacing. Arima is heavy w/ caramel and candy; some grain, booze and honey. Smells do last. Mouthfeel is syrupy w/ low carbonation, full and smooth. Flavor is butterscotch primarily. On warming rye, pastry, Apple cider comes through. Not much hop character. It may be the age killed the hoppiness...not sure. A big brew, and pretty good, but for an IIPA the lack of hops was a let down.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
p1meatloaf (240) - Corvallis, Oregon, USA - SEP 20, 2011
Bomber thanks to Mr. Bishop in a trade from tenn. Poured amber orange and clear. 3 finger dissipating off white head. Smells like amber with spices. Tastes like a clean amber probably cause of the the extra pale malts. A great hop round background to make it a great big epic pale ale. Overall 7.5 of 10.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
freekyp (1557) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - SEP 19, 2011
Pours cloudy light brown with a small shy white head. No lacing. Resiny tree sap and butterscotch are the most prevalent characters in the aroma. Flavor is butterscotch sweet but juicy as well with a full mouthfeel. Finishes with a refreshing fruity burst followed by alcohol burn.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
scotchzi (302) - Florida, USA - AUG 26, 2011
Poor is a dirty gold. Smell is lightly floral. Taste is very hoppy not extremely bitter more on the grapefruit citrus side.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jeremytoni (3011) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - AUG 23, 2011
From a bottle poured an amber color with a small amount of head. Strong sweet malty flavor with a lasting finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ernesto987 (4288) - Arizona, USA - AUG 19, 2011
UPDATED: AUG 20, 2011 I really want to get laid tonight so I’m gonna run to the bar. the bar is far, I love vag. EDIT: Heavy rye flavors here, unfortunately I was "slightly" drunk, fortunately the evening was a success, the only failure really is the improper rating of this beer. Will have to retry to be fair.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gription79 (2407) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - AUG 19, 2011
Poured from a 12oz bottle. Aroma:rye and bready malts, pine, resin, touch of citrus Taste: spicy, bready malts, resin, pine This is a nice big spicy rye hop monster of a beer,yum!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (18351) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 13, 2011
Bottle. Pours a golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty rye aroma with bitter hoppy grpafruit hints. Fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit flavor wit hhints of caramel. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit finish.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jtd6628 (357) - North Carolina, USA - JUL 6, 2011
Fabulous beer. The aroma is amazing with overwhelming compliments of sweet Yeats and bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Steeeve (327) - Ambler, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 24, 2011
12 oz bottle from smith4498. Pours a clear bronze with a thin white head. Aroma is loads of rye and caramel. Very sweet smelling, somewhat earthy with a note of floral hops and honey. Taste is sweet at first, but has a pronounced hop kick. Sweet honey, rye, caramel, toffee, bread, followed by floral and slightly citrusy hops. The rye leaves an almost spicy aftertaste. Alcohol is not at all noticeable. Mouthfeel is sturdy, and perfectly carbonated. Fantastic. I love rye beers. Not quite as hoppy as Hop Rod Rye, but definitely in the same league as far has imperial rye ales go. Thanks Jason.

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