RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
AHA collaboration. A rye IPA brewed with German Magunm & Perle hops and finished with hand selected Cascade hops, and aged on American white oak.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alliance100 (1120) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 15, 2014
Draft at Founders - pours a darker reddish brown . Nice piney aroma with a hint of citrus . Pretty big hop punch . Spicy finish . Solid. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmagnus87 (2912) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - NOV 25, 2014
Sampled during RBSG. From notes. Loads of pine, caramel malt and a hint of vanilla in the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (14230) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - NOV 4, 2014
750 ml bottle poured a hazy reddish amber with a small lasting amber head. Aromas of rye, oak, grapefruit, light pine and a hint of earthiness. Palate was light to medium bodied and crisp with a smooth dry finish. Flavors of rye, oak, earthiness, light pine and light citrus with a smooth dry moderatly bitter lingering rye finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mar (5362) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 19, 2014
Rich amber with a cream head. Nose is wood, light rye, sticky caramel, faint hops. Sticky palate, wood, rye, florals, bitter, easy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
tectactoe (3125) - Michigan, USA - SEP 8, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 6, 2014 Bottle: Thanks, Kevin. Tinny looking, hazed copper color with a light khaki head that fades quickly to a collar. Aroma is peppery, full of pine needles & ashy hops backed with a big dose of caramel malt, grapefruit, orange peel, & citric hops. Herbal towards the end, with some spiciness from the rye, along with a woody dryness. Pepper coated pine needle flavor. Spicy, toasted rye bread with a touch of orange & citrus rind. Grows more peppery with lots of spicy oak showing up towards the finish. Herbal, a little ashy. Medium-light bodied; decent, but Im not the biggest fan of oak aged IPAs. The spiciness of this one would make it hard to consume in larger quantity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vyvvy (6245) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - AUG 31, 2014
Pours golden / orange with some haze and an off-white head. The aroma has toffee, oak, alcohol and rye spice - not a lot of IPA notes going on here. It has a medium / full body with semi-sharp flowing carbonation. The flavor starts with caramel, lots of oak, earthiness and rye spice. The finish has lots of wood and spice. This is interesting & enjoyable it not looked at as an IPA. Good oak aged ale, just not the IPA hop notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerman6686 (6570) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 7, 2014
This one poured a light orange color with a white head. Aroma was of lots of oak and vanilla, fruity and green hops and caramel. Flavor was lightly spicey and herbal, citrus fruit and good oak character. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
emacgee (4659) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - JUL 26, 2014
Clean and clear golden amber hues and one finger off white head. Centennial-ish notes in the aroma, candy like hop sweetness. Some citrus rind and toasted oak leaning towards buttery. Great aroma. Oak upfront, almost butttery but adds a nice supporting character to the flavor. Bright hop quality with a subtle bubblegum and candy note. Very nice. Medium light bodied and very balanced bitterness that is quick to recede.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
umich03jm (3513) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - JUL 14, 2014
Bottle thanks to northernbrews for sharing. Clear amber-red pour with a small foamy head. Aroma is an odd combo of caramel, oak, rye and dank citrus hops. Tastes like a vanilla, oak-y IPA. I actually like it but could see why most wouldnt. Hops are pretty dank which I like. Moderate bitterness in the finish. Subtle rye spice as well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pailhead (6539) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Courtesy of northernbrews

Bottle: The aroma consists of oak, rye, citrus, and caramel. It pours a transparent amber with a small off-white head that quickly fades to a thin film outlined by a slightly thicker ring. The flavor starts with light-moderate caramel. The finish has light-moderate grapefruit, citrus, and rye. Its light-medium bodied with soft carbonation and mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
johnnnniee (4051) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Bottle shared tonight by Michael, thanks for the opportunity! Pours a slightly hazy medium golden color with a smallish off white head that dissipates slowly. Aromas of earthy, spice, flowers, pine and resin with just a hint of bread deep underneath. The flavor follows the aroma quite well but adds a bit of caramel to the maltiness. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation. Nice beer, I enjoyed it and Im glad I got to try it.

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