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98
style
RATINGS: 2014   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.91/5   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A high gravity IPA brewed with 18% rye malt. Hop Rod Rye has a floral hop aroma and subtle caramel notes with a slightly earthy and spicy rye character. 2009 California State Fair GOLD 2003 California State Fair GOLD 2002 Real Ale Festival (Chicago) GOLD

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4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
tysongillmore (362) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2015
I didn't take any extra notes when I tried this beer for the first time but I'm gonna try it again and update my comments. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerRenter76 (862) - Texas, USA - NOV 11, 2015
Dark caramel color with orangish hue, thick tan cap, heavy lacing. Aroma was one of citrus almost floral, taste was similar to the smell, citrus almost piney & slightly spicy, but not too bitter, well balanced with the rye. Goes down smooth. Worth a try.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerViking (4389) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 14, 2015
Bottle at the Med, Boulder. Red-brown with a thick head and a spicy toasted marmalade nose. Palate is toasty dry-sweet and nutty, more marmalade and caramel,

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Whatup14 (1774) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 8, 2015
Bouteille 650ml, gracieuset de Erik-P lors du CanBIF Fall 2015, Thanks Erik! Couleur cuivre voile, mousse beige onctueuse et ternelle laissant une superbe dentelle. Arme de houblon rsineux, agrumes, seigle, un peu poivr, floral, touche de caramel. Got dagrumes, houblon rsineux, malt, amertume toute en longueur, seigle, caramel. Carbonatation moyenne, corps moyen.

4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beerblogger100 (50) - Oceanside, California, USA - OCT 3, 2015
Big big grapefruit aroma. Bomber bottle, and orange pour and cloudy. Taste of hoppy grapefruit and pineapple. Mild malts and fresh hop bitterness on finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenkiGonzo (1091) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 29, 2015
Bottle from Antenna America. Ruby copper pour with a slightly off-white head. Pine and caramel aroma. Sticky orange flavour with some floral notes as well. Dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sdaniel90 (1059) - Mexico City, MEXICO - SEP 19, 2015
Bottle, 65cl. Clear copper/maple with a large frothy tan head. Deep floral hoppy aroma. Medium to robust bodied with moderate carbonation. Sweet and bitter, with a deep caramel hoppiness.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
KeefOz (1669) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - SEP 11, 2015
Pours a coppery colour with a one- to two-finger beige coloured dense foamy head that retained very well and laced OK. Carbonation low and quite fine. Aroma subtle with sweet malt, floral hops and is slightly roasted. Taste with slight malt sweetness, rye spiciness, a nice bitterness and hints of pine; alcohol well hidden. Medium to light body. Crisp, clean, slightly dry with a long lingering nice bitterness. One to sip and savour.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Prolitariat777 (102) - St george, Utah, USA - AUG 14, 2015
Cool light clear mahogany pour. Aroma of fresh pine and deli rye. Flavor dry bread and pine hops with a rye finish. Very good use of the rye grains.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
reberiii (498) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 13, 2015
Big juicy, somewhat briny, plenty of grapefruit citrus rind, maybe too much body. Big foam that lasts.


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