ghostbeer (250) - Nebraska, USA - DEC 7, 2016
This was dirty and very bitter. Too bitter to get past and notice any subtly or complexity at all. I did not enjoy drinking this. I generally like rye character, but this was a miss. JPDIPSO (6298) - Wauwatosa, USA - JUL 10, 2016
Light amber color with a smaller light ecru head. Aromas of mild caramel, with hints of rye and spice. Flavors again with the caramel, but a little rye and some orange citric hops. A decent simple rye pale ale. 2/11
bookman10 (1298) - Osseo, Minnesota, USA - MAR 10, 2016
Pours a slightly cloudy pale yellow, with smallish head. Aroma is marked by citrus and pine. Flavor is quite bitter, with pronounced hop bite helped by the rye. A strong citrus presence as well. Finish is quite bitter. Nice beer. Darkmagus82 (2303) - - SEP 1, 2015
Poured from bottle into a pint glass
Appearance – The beer pours a hazy golden-orange amber color with a big billowy white head. The head fades very slowly over time to leave tons of foamy lacing on the sides of the glass.
Smell – The aroma of the brew strongest of a grapefruit and yeasty bready smell. Along with these aromas comes smells of coriander and some grass and a little bit of a black pepper
Taste – The taste begins with a rather bready flavor mixed with a little bit of a rye bread taste. There is a lighter spice flavor of coriander up front and a lighter yeasty taste, with both of these growing stronger as the taste moves forward. There is a little bit of a tangerine and caramel flavor at the start, which over time fade, and end up leaving a very dry taste on the tongue. With some other hop flavors of a hay and pine nature coming to the tongue at the end, one is left with a dry and decently dank hopped rye flavor to linger on the tongue.
Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the slightly thinner side for a 6 % rye IPA with a carbonation level that is on the lower side. The lower carbonation is rather nice overall, but a little thicker of a body may have been slightly better for the style overall.
Overall- A rather nice rye IPA overall. It had a decent blend of dank hop blended with a grapefruit and more malty base.
Foxbush (2141) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - AUG 27, 2015
12 oz bottle Another monthly beer from AOPD for August, but also my 1500th. The IPA poured a cloudy amber with an off white head and lacing. The aroma of floral hops greets you. The taste is more complex with nutty malts and piney hops. The IPA had a medium body with average carbonation. Bitterness rolls into a clean, dry finish for a pleasantly quaffable brew.
BOSSbrewer (2705) - Arkansas, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Boyle at home. Pours a hazy brownish amber with minimal head. Aroma is pine slight citrus and malty. Flavor follows with some fruitiness some malty caramel and a good dose of bitterness. Nice IPA.
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Great beer. The rye in this really gives off some nice citrus notes. Great orange and grapefruit aromas and flavors. Good stuff.