markas101 (2502) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - SEP 2, 2017
Tall can, Ann Arbor, MI via Glen Arbor. Medium gold. Slight amber hue. Resin malt aroma. Sharp flavour. Then mellow with a pine rye finish. Pretty enjoyable. arminjewell (9720) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - JUL 17, 2017
Pour on tap, clear orange pour with white head, aroma brought notes of bread, caramel, some rye, and spice notes into some citrus notes. Taste was some slight rye, citrus, grass into some bread, caramel, finishing slightly bitter. Decent. kabeck16 (10) - - MAY 27, 2017
Wow decent hue, poured in a Lansing Lugnuts pint glass on back porch at Higgins Lake. Gorgeous view, it's beautiful up here. Oh wow, just look at that lake. Anyways, the beer decent, not thrilling but alright - an average to slightly above IPA
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone superspak (6015) - Waterford, Michigan, USA - MAY 20, 2017
16 ounce can into tulip glass, no can dating. Pours fairly hazy golden amber/light orange color with a 1-2 finger fairly dense and rocky off white head with good retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice dense foamy lacing clings around the glass. Aromas of big tangerine, grapefruit, pineapple, peach, lemon zest, orange peel, light pepper, pine, rye bread, light honey, and floral/grassy earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of citrus/pine hops and moderate rye/bready malt notes; with great strength. Taste of big tangerine, grapefruit, pineapple, peach, lemon zest, orange peel, light pepper, pine, rye bread, light honey, and floral/grassy earthiness. Moderate pine/citrus peel/grassy bitterness and rye spiciness on the finish. Lingering notes of tangerine, grapefruit, pineapple, peach, lemon/orange peel, pepper, pine, rye bread, and floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a while. Great complexity, robustness, and balance of citrus/pine hops and moderate rye/bready malt flavors; with a great malt/bitterness and rye spiciness balance; and zero astringent hop/rye flavors after the finish. Light-moderate dryness from bitter/spiciness, increasing through the glass. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, moderately bready/grainy/sticky, and slightly resinous balanced mouthfeel that is great. Zero warming alcohol as expected of 6.4%. Overall this is a great rye IPA. All around great complexity, robustness, and balance of citrus/pine hops and moderate rye/bready malt flavors; very smooth and easy to drink with the modestly bitter/spicy/drying finish. Great hop vibrancy and balanced rye malt backbone. Very similar to the Ryecoe; but feels less resinous on hops, and paler on the malt character. A really enjoyable offering. Bulk_Carrier (6065) - Vermont, USA - MAY 12, 2017
Another can from Mike. thanks man.
Poured into a becher pint glass, the appearance was a stiff golden orange color with a finger’s worth of white foamy head that fell off at a decent pace. Some stringy lace.
The aroma had a good sweet portion of rye melding with some citrusy zesty hops. Low earthiness sliding in underneath, but not too much. Subtle grassy notes.
The flavor blended the previously mentioned aromas and added in a touch of dried woodiness. Aftertaste was the rye and a little bit of white bread. The finish was somewhat sweet rye and the woodiness.
The feel was about medium bodied, perhaps just a touch under with a pretty good sessionability about it. Good carbonation with a nice ABV.
Overall, another rye IPA that’s disproportioned to me, I mean I liked this one, but wishing the "spiciness" of the rye would have come out. Still, it’s a beer that I could come back to if I could get it again.
rumproasts (6035) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - DEC 18, 2015
can. Deep golden orange with smallhead. Medium rye body balanced with moderate amarillo hops. Mild citrus, and low bitterness. Tasty.
milewide (2315) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - DEC 8, 2015
16 ounce can. Dark Amber color. Fruity hop aroma...with substantial rye spiceness in both aroma and flavor. Appropriate bitter finish.