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RATINGS: 332   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.5
alexsdad06 (10589) - West Chester, 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.

3.6
mansquito (6702) - 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.

3.7
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

3.7
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. There’s 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 you’re a fan of rye. DavoleBomb, Jul 09, 2013

3.1
TBone (17793) - 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,

2.6
JPDIPSO (6257) - Wauwatosa, 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

1.6
mfhennig (285) - McHenry County, Illinois, USA - MAY 21, 2015
This beer didn’t 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.

3.4
njnut (486) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - MAY 17, 2015
Poured into shaker a hazy gold with small short lasting head with minimal lace. Aroma was rye malts and floral. In the taste the rye stood out with a bit of grass and spice. Aftertaste rememded me a bit of potato.

3.6
ElCapitan22 (363) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 10, 2015
Pours a cloudy, murky yellow color with minimal head retention. It does have some lacing though. You can taste the rye here which is nice. The spicy notes come through at the end and the beer has a nice bite to it. A very solid rye beer!

3.4
miyauchi38 (1096) - chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 24, 2015
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