overall
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100
style
RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Formerly known as Barrier Ruthless Rye IPA.

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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewBoxer (2614) - New York, New York, USA - NOV 3, 2013
Draft at shortys Fidi NYC. Pours a nice dark brown color. Almost amber looking. Taste is not as hoppy as is expect but it's very well balanced ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mkel07 (5314) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - OCT 19, 2013
On tap at Beer Culture, New York. Another good rye based beer. These are becoming more popular and tastier.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ladnewton (1834) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 17, 2013
Cask at Mugs Alehouse, Brooklyn NY on 3rd July 2013. Hazy copper with lasting off white foam and initial lacing. Very hoppy aroma with some yeastiness. Intensely bitter in-mouth with spice and pepper, followed by a bittersweet finish with intense spiciness. Light, medium body. First Cask Ale I have sampled in the US.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bmerz (741) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - AUG 29, 2013
Mango cask at barcade dry hopped with Chinook. Pours hazy orange with a dense soft head and crazy lace. Aroma is less tropical than youd think and lots of grapefruit pith, grain, and pine. Flavor is more mango flavor and sweetness to start but quickly picks up plenty of pithy grapefruit bitterness very clean that goes and goes. Feel is dense, alive, lush. Really nice cask IPA, perhaps the best I can remember having.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
acasteel (26) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAY 31, 2013
Smells like you?re chasing a skunk through a pine forest. Tastes like a perfectly charred corn tortilla rapped around a bit of pollo loco chicken skin. Sweetness, bitterness and a little ground Chile and cumin.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jmcguire1969 (162) - Lafayette, Colorado, USA - MAY 29, 2013
This beer tastes like bubble gum. There's a deep hop flavor up front then a crisp bitterness followed by a rich (but not too sweet) malt. A really good IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
luttonm (5041) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 14, 2013
Draft at Mugs in Brooklyn, as a Rye IPA. Herby, tart rye and dry bitter finish. Drying body all around. Rich, nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PilsnerPeter (3045) - Flushing, New York, USA - OCT 20, 2012
Tap at Alewife: Copper pour with an off white head. Clean cascade aroma with a touch of crystal malt back. Light-medium body. Herbal resiny rich cascade flavor. Clean and feels west coast. Cery similar to many of Sierra Nevadas IPAs. Not bad.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbardin (161) - New York, USA - OCT 13, 2012
Draft at alewife. Really nice grapefruit and rye ipa, quite bitter, nice fresh hop aroma. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
timnyc (1) - - JUL 14, 2012 does not count
Draft from Barrier brewery. Reminds me of Founders Centennial IPA. Has the biscuit malt backbone. But an added kiwi/lime bitterness. Despite some very assertive flavors, its not heavy or cloying in any way. Incredibly, it manages to stay light and smooth.


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