bu11zeye (11740) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - SEP 3, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
( 12oz bottle ) Pours a clear golden body with a small white head. Aroma of sweet citrus, caramel, and some rye. Flavor of juicy citrus, grass, rye, and caramel malt with a bitter finish.
kp (10887) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JAN 4, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Name: Bitter Woman in the Rye
Date: January 01, 2010
Appearance: hazy orange, fine off white head, streaks of lace
Aroma: sweet crystal malt aroma, dry and spicy rye, light fruity citrus
Flavor: flavor starts of sweet and fruity until the rye and hops kick in to make it dry spicy and bitter, long bitter finish
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
Score: ** /4
jcwattsrugger (10731) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 25, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
@TBBC tasting Thanks Mrs D-12oz bottle-pours an off white ring for a head and copper color. Aroma is orange-citrus/pine, some light/medium malt. Taste is orange-citrus/pine, some light/medium malt/some grain-rye.
bhensonb (9863) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 28, 2009
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Archer Liquors. Pours amber with a little beige head. Aroma is strongly malty with a fair amount of hop. Medium body with chewy, creamy carbonation. Flavor is more rye malt than not, and the hop is quite floral and fruit. Rye seems to help cut the malt, and the hop helps there too. Got a good taste in the finish. Dry, astringent, bitter. Very good beer.
Tmoney99 (9637) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 14, 2009
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared shigadeyo.
Poured a clear brown color with an average creamy white head that was mostly lasted and had good lacing. Medium to heavy ciitrus hop and rye aroma. Medium body with slick texture and soft carbonation. Moderate to heavy bittersweet flavor with a medium to heavy bittersweet finish of moderate duration.
Good complex brew and standout for style.
brokensail (9213) - Orange County, California, USA - FEB 21, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
A: A 12 oz. bottle poured into a pint glass reveals a hazy amber color with a small off-white head.
S: The smell features a lot of tropical fruit and citrus. There is a fair amount of pineapple, mango, and grapefruit. There is also a sweet caramel flavor, along with a mild spiciness on the malt side of things.
T: Despite this beer being several months old, there is still a surprising amount of hop character. The flavor has a very nice bitterness and a mild citrus. The rye lends this beer a nice spicy flavor to go along with the bready malt.
M: The body is a bit thin, but not terrible. The carbonation is moderate.
D: This is one of the better IPAs I’ve had from outside of CA, even at its age. A nice beer that I’m glad I got a chance to try.
BeerandBlues2 (8556) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - AUG 19, 2009
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours clear amber with an average, rocky off-white head, somewhat lasting with good lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (cookie, cereal, meal), heavy hop (flowers, citrus, pine), average yeast (sweat, dough) with notes of alcohol, apple, pear, peach, and pineapple. Medium bodied, sticky texture, lively carbonation, and a bitter finish. Long duration, light sweetness, heavy acidity and bitterness.
hopscotch (8394) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - OCT 21, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle… October ’09 O-Town Throwdown... Clear yellow ale with a small, fizzy, white head. The aroma presents black tea, caramel, resin and spicy rye. Full-bodied with medium carbonation. The flavor tilts toward the bitter side of balance, but provides nice malty, grainy essences of caramel and rye. Bittersweet, dry finish. Bottle provided by juiceisloose
daknole (8013) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - SEP 4, 2009
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Nice rich amber pour, small white head. Aroma is full of citrus notes, caramel, and maybe some light apple notes. Flavor is lightly bitte with some citrus notes and a nice caramel balance. Good beer.
BMan1113VR (7702) - Los Angeles, California, USA - AUG 28, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle thanks to bu11zeye. Apparently the cartoon from Dirty Old Man and this beer looks like one of our fellow Dallas raters, who shall remain nameless. Pours with a small white head over a golden body. Aroma of orange, grass, caramel and a touch of rye. Taste is orange and rye spicy/breadiness. Light bubbles.