RATINGS: 328   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
In honor of our adventurous friends at Sky Dive Inc. in Hastings, Michigan, we crafted a truly adventurous brew in Sky High Rye. A West Coast-style Pale Ale with rye malt, Sky High Rye boasts a massive floral aroma of resinous hops. The hops contribute flavor notes of lemons, peaches, and pine needles, combined with the sweet, malty flavors of toffee and bread. Rye adds a pleasant peppery, spicy note like a fresh slice of pumpernickel bread. Very well-rounded and very drinkable, Sky High Rye will surely inspire adventure in all who taste it.
This West Coast-style Pale Ale is brewed with eighty percent English barley malts and twenty percent rye malt. It boasts a massive floral aroma of resinous hops, contributing notes of lemons, peaches and pine needles and is anchored by the sweet malty flavors of toffee and freshly baked pumpernickel bread.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (9423) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - AUG 13, 2015
Pour out of 12 oz bottle, dark reddish pour with off white head, aroma brought notes of caramel, toffee, orange peel, grapefruit, hints of spice, rye, toast, some earth. Taste was a mix of orange, rye, spice, toast into toffee, bread, some pine, finishing bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
murphious2000 (33) - - AUG 13, 2015
Good aromas of citrus and hops, more fuity than I expected. Leaves lacing after a 1 in head, nice foam. Gets thin quickly but lingers through out the glass. Spicy rye with good malt and hop blend...very nice flavor with a little grapefruit bitterness in the finish---very flavorful all the way to the end. So far, my favorite rye IPA by far.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
phaleslu (9709) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 25, 2015
Draft in a flight at HalfCut. Pours a cloudy pale gold - lighter than expected - with a white head that settles into a ring and film while lacing the glass. Rye up front, with straw, grass, citrus zest (mostly lemon), and pale and crackery malts. Light-bodied, with moderate carbonation and a bitter, malty mouthfeel. Not bad, just nothing special or that Id feel like ordering again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (9673) - Ohio, USA - JUL 18, 2015
12 oz. bottle from notes. Pours a hazy orange amber color with a medium sized off white head. The aroma and flavor have caramel, toasted bread, some spicy rye character, mild to moderate citrus and earthy notes, decent but unexciting beer. Available and decent enough, but I have not revisited the beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mansquito (5733) - Nueva York, New York, USA - JUL 7, 2015
The Sampler, Brooklyn tap: pours orange with a white head. Aroma is rye malt, pine, and resin, and some underlying fruitiness. Taste is quite bitter, but there is also a definite smoothness to it. Aftertaste is long and lingering. Quite resinous. Pine there more than fruit. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BOSSbrewer (2705) - Arkansas, USA - JUN 30, 2015
Can shared with Goetz. Purchased at Sicilianos in GR. really nice beer. My favorite of the evening bouts a slightly reddish copper with one finger of white head. Aroma is malty pine. Really nice beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DavoleBomb (1867) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 30, 2015
Poured into a perfect pint. 4.0 A: Moderately hazed yellow orange color. Two fingers of frothy off-white head. Retention is about average and a good sized ring of lacing is left. 4.0 S: The rye in this is potent and pleasurable. Earthy and spicy, it gives its distinct aroma. Flowery and herbal hops underneath. A touch of yeast and a moderate neutral malt sweetness. 4.0 T: Tastes as good as it smells. Pretty much the same flavors as in the nose. Earthy, spicy rye, bready yeastiness, mild bitterness, floral and herbal hops, and neutral malt sweetness. Theres also a mild peachy fruitiness. 4.0 M: Medium body. Good moderate carbonation. Pleasantly creamy and super smooth. 4.0 D: Solid beer all around. Pick this up if youre a fan of rye. DavoleBomb, Jul 09, 2013

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (16441) - Pori, FINLAND - JUN 6, 2015
Can from Brooklyn
Hazy orange color, steady white head. Malty, citrus, a bit of rye in the nose. Medium-bodied. Lemony, citric, sweetish fruity hoppy flavor. A bit plasticky citrusness and alcohol in the finish,

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
JPDIPSO (5865) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 2, 2015
Light golden color with a tall, lasting cream colored head. Mild, may I say disappointing so, aromas. Hint of rye, light grass and hint of malt. Bits of orange and citrus. Not bad, just not there. Light flavors follow. No real feel from the rye. Some mild rye components mingle with pale grains and mild citrus. Obviously plenty of proteins as the head is very thick and meringue like. Seems watery and weak. 2/10

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
mfhennig (282) - McHenry County, Illinois, USA - MAY 21, 2015
This beer didnt cut it, grassy aroma, not much flavor and a really soapy looking head. At least they they the style right.....It was a Pale ale.

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