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RATINGS: 223   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.95/5   EST. CALORIES: 258   ABV: 8.6%
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Remember Rye’da Lightning? This is its double. Think of Ronnie James Dio while you enjoy this double Rye IPA.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
pineypower (3051) - Ocean County, New Jersey, USA - APR 28, 2013
Bottle shared thanks to Dave. Pours an attractive amber color with a white head. Aroma is of citrusy/pine hops, light grainy rye and a touch of caramel. Taste of nice resiny pine/citrus hops, sweet grainy rye notes, light toast and another solid dose of bitterness on the finish. RIP Dio......solid beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BOLTZ7555 (3014) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - MAR 14, 2013
Another gem. 24-karat pour with hints of crimson, scarlet, and tangerine topped with an ivory foam. Candied orange, mango, papaya and guava accompanied honey-baked biscuit and spicy black pepper. Think of citrus jam spread generously across toasted marbled-rye bread. Tasty...the breakfast of champions!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ansalon (2869) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - MAY 18, 2013
Pours a clear medium amber. Nose is peach, resin, honey and some traces of petrol. Taste is quite funky, with ripe bananas, honey, orange zest, toffee, resin. Quite weird and somewhat unbalanced. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SlackerMads (2824) - DENMARK - APR 12, 2013
UPDATED: APR 14, 2013 Bottle. Clear yellow/orange with a medium sized good lacing white head. Aroma is caramel, toffee, papaya, mango, bread, black pepper. Taste is light/medium sweet and bitter. Crisp, dry and light bitter. Good. Medium body, oily/creamy texture, soft carbonation. Tropical fruit in the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hallinghansen (2814) - Odense SV, DENMARK - OCT 13, 2013
Bottle @ Danish Summer Gathering, 2013. Hazy amber body with a medium white head. Aroma is caramel, hops, citrus. Flavour is hops, fruit, caramel.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kryon (2621) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAY 30, 2013
Pours hazy yellow with high white head Intense aromas of caramel malts, rye, honey, oranges, peach, mango Nice caramelly taste, pine, loads of resin, mango, apricots Medium to full bodied, low carbonation, medium bitter ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MIBRomeo (2570) - Wisconsin, USA - FEB 10, 2013
Hazy off orange pour w/ a thick tall well laced white head densly made up of little bubbles and dissapates into some soapy looking head. Aroma is first a big hit of citrus and fruity hop aromas. Then some sweet caramel a hint of rye comes through lightly then gets covered up by a second wave of grassy hops. Palate is rich and lightly creamy. Flavor is subtly sweet on the front some of that is probably from the Rye as well with a resinous slightly piney finish a lingering bitterness is light and balances the malty front end. Loads of piney hops in the aftertaste, not much of the fruitiness in the front that I liked so much in the nose. Thoroughly enjoyable, but lacking a bit of balance that some maturity might give it.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
adrian910ss (2565) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 8, 2013
22 oz bomber courtesy of Todd. Pours a cloudy orange vistilite with a medium sized off white head. Aroma of fresh orange citrus, rye, bitter hops and bread malts. Taste of fresh orange citrus, grapefruit, bitter hops and rye bread. Another gem from 3 FFFs.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jcr (2544) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - NOV 17, 2012
Bomber. Cloudy golden body. Frothy white head, slowly diminishing. Aroma of citrus, passion fruit, melon, rye, orange peel, grapefruit rind, resin, toasted grain. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly to moderately bitter. It finishes lightly to moderately sweet and moderately bitter. Medium to full body, velvety texture, lively carbonation. Reminds me of Dreadnaught with a rye twang. The flavors of fresh citrus fruit, sweet orange and melon get washed over by hop bitterness. Great balance. Complex. Smooth, easy to drink. Outstanding.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rxeight (2516) - Illinois, USA - SEP 14, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 27, 2012 New bobmber from the brew pub, released last week. They say this is the double version of Rye’d da Lightning, and to think of Dio while drinking. Pours a bright opaque sunset orange. Aromas of the signature Three Floyds citrius hops - Pineapple, apricot, and mango. The taste is pretty similar but you finally get a bit of the rye in there. I really think the rye is a bit toned down compare to the Lightning version, although when I tried the Lightning, it was a few weeks old so the citrius notes may have quieted down a bit. A really good DIPA, I would say this is basically a rye version of dreadnught.


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