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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The harvest lingers on, the blade still sharp. Weathered and beaten through seasons of wear, the Scythe has our trust when the field grows high. The beacon of utility, our rye india pale ale touches across the vital tenets of beer balance not by muting flavors, but by elevating them. A European crystal malt backbone is lifted by the drying herbal pop of Riverbend Malts Wrens Abruzzi Rye. C hops provide a grapefruit finish that remains curtained by the powerful aroma of blueberry & fresh pineapple, thanks to an exclusive Mosaic dry-hopping. Finish your work, wipe your brow, and reap this delicious reward.

NOTE: All beers labeled as Scythe go under this name.

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4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
beerblotter (4) - Washington, USA - MAY 28, 2013 does not count
One of my favorite all day drinking beers. Lots of hops without the bitterness. Tons of malt without the sweetness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AVLBeerMagnet (17) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - MAY 29, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 18, 2014 Summit not nearly as present as before, but well replaced by Mosaic. Loving this beer as an everyday drinker around 6.5%. Great job. Could use a touch more rye, though it is ever apparent here

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DiarmaidBHK (4429) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 23, 2015
Draft at taproom. Pours golden with a white head. Leaves a shitload of lacing in the glass. Massive rye notes on the nose. Massive spicy rye on the tongue combined nicely with some grapefruit style hops which are quite flavorful. Finished clean. Nice example of style. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kevinsenn (2070) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 23, 2016
Can from Bruisin Ales. Spicy resin and caramel aroma. Tasty citrus and resin taste with a spicy bitter finish. Very good.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bhensonb (14482) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 14, 2016
Can from Bruisin Ales. Pours hazy Amber/copper. Main aroma note is rye. Med body at least. Its not quite dry, mixed fruits, and a good dose of rye. Like rye. Its pretty bitter. Rye must help with that. Yummy stuff.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
marcus (9546) - Sacramento, California, USA - NOV 14, 2016
Can shared by bhensonb. Pours amber with a thick beige head and a fruity rye aroma. There is a hearty pale malt flavor with a bitter earthy finish. Nicely constructed.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bubbleflubber (2194) - Swannanoa, North Carolina, USA - JUL 5, 2013
On draught at the brewery, this pours the deepest amber, with a sudsy head and lacing. The nose is vegetal and savory. Flavors of definitive rye and butter (without diacetyl alcohol), making an almost savory brew that would pair perfectly with burgers. And I mean perfectly. The full body accompanies a complex, substantive palate. Very nice and interesting rye here. You know, after talking to the brewer about all of the unique "takes" on traditional styles they do, I am becoming a real fan.... quickly. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TURDFERGUSON (4051) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - FEB 10, 2014
tap at the source. Cool little place with nice people. even picked up a sweet zip up hoodie! This was my favorite beer at Burial. What a shocker than it happened to be an IPA-like beer, though I found all of their beers to be more than solid. Citrusy, tropical fruits abound with a good dose of slightly spicy rye.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SpringsLicker (3501) - Tennessee, USA - FEB 15, 2014
2014 RBWG At the brewerys tasting room. Red-tinged body with a white head. Aroma of piney hops. The flavor is moderately bitter. Fruity and citrusy.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (22462) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Draft at the source. Clear deep golden amber color, fluffy white head. Aroma of dusty and lightly spiced pine. Taste is earth pine resin, rye bread. Very tasty.


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