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Wrecking Bar Ryezealand IPA

Wrecking Bar Ryezealand IPA
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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 3.64/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 228   ABV: 7.6%
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We have taken a classic west coast IPA and given it a unique twist. 23% of the malt bill is rye, giving it a bit more body and just one single hop is used - Nelson Sauvin hops which are native to New Zealand. These hops have aromatics of gooseberry and grapefruit. Enjoy this unique IPA and let us know what you think.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jrob21 (2672) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - AUG 10, 2013
On tap at the pub. Definite pepper spice. Delicious looking red pour. Pine and spice aroma. Pretty entertaining although very rye dominant.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jw0406 (816) - atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUN 9, 2013
Sampler pours an amber color with a nice white head. Aromas of grapefruit, citrus, floral. Medium bodied, rye adds something nice, very good

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (5213) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - MAY 26, 2013
Orange pour with creamy white head and lace. Aroma of very citrus and a tinge of rye malt. Flavor is bready light malt along with a hard citrus bitter that just continues to grow. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Just a tad unbalanced for me.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ChainGangGuy (4422) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - APR 15, 2013
Appearance: Golden-copper body, hazed, with a half-inch of dusty white suds on top.

Smell: Citric, floral, lightly grassy hops with an additional hint of scuppernong jelly jump forward, with the notes of bready barley, toasted grain, and rye bringing up the rear.

Taste: Bready malted barley alongside a noticed inclusion of piquant rye. Light golden syrup sweetness. The hops give varied tastes, a little citrus, white grape, grassiness, some florals, which, joining the rye, give off kind of a sprucy/minty vibe. Medium-plus bitterness. Bittersweet finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation. Has a smooth heft about it.

Overall: A good beer, I enjoyed my pint more than I had expected to.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EricTeusink (703) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - APR 10, 2013
Had this beer as a follow up to a free tasting pour of KBS I received from the owner. Despite this, I feel as though my rating is unbiased. Not sure what separates a Rye Ale from a Rye Pale Ale. If I had to guess, it would probably be the IBU’s. This beer was a great mix of hops and rye. Poured a just dark enough amber with terrific lacing. Thoroughly enjoyed. Will be a go to in the future, if available. Draft - Wrecking Bar - Atlanta, GA

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bytemesis (3507) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAR 8, 2013
Tap. Pours clear amber with a medium off-white head and great lacing. Aroma is grapefruit, passion fruit, faint pine. Flavor is the same, lightly sweet, medium bitter with a bit of rye spice. Medium body.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (32032) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 6, 2013
From tap at the brewpub. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is fruity, crisp hoppy, grapefruity and citrusy. Smooth fruity, bitter, grapefruity and citrusy. Crisp bitter and citrusy. Ends dry and bitter.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (13326) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 8, 2013
Draft at the source. Hazy deep golden color, thick tan head, solid lacing. Aroma of floral pone. Taste is smooth lemon, pine, slight biscuit. Tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (6993) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 25, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. Pours a near clear amber with a tan head that lasts throughout the beer and laces beautifully. Aroma has has a nice combination of bitter citrus and grapefruit with a rye backbone. Flavor has lighter citrus up front but is joined by grapefruit and a touch of onion with a rye backbone that grows throughout.


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