RATINGS: 120   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.76/5   IBU: 23   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
The annual salmon fly hatch occurs in early summer on the Madison River. In recognition, Madison River Brewing Company presents Salmon Fly Honey Rye. An American Wheat beer made from a blens of Malted Barley and malted wheat with a touch of raspberries.This popular beer is flavored with pure fruit to impart a subtle raspberry nose, a delicate fruit flavor and a slight pink hue.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
foyle (417) - Wyoming, USA - SEP 2, 2013
Appearance: pours a thin 1/2" head that recedes rapidly. Some lacing on the glass. Color is a somewhat cloudy gold. Moderate carbonation bubbles streaming. Aroma: rye bread, yeast rolls, a slight floral presence also. Mouthfeel: light, watery, fairly refreshing. Somewhat dry finish. Flavor: combination of tangy, peppery rye, some citrus and floral hop flavor, sweet toasted malts, the honey is detectable but not overwhelming.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
smroush (268) - Michigan, USA - OCT 8, 2016
Mild malt, mild hops, a bit of bread and a mild touch of raspberries. Color is light yellow with a touch of orange; small off-white head. Taste is crisp and dry with mild bitterness. Light bodied; average carbonation; short somewhat watery finish. Overall pretty so so, but the light touch of raspberries works pretty well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GTAEgeek (2156) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - AUG 30, 2016
12 oz. bottle at the Sun Room Bar at the Lake Hotel in Yellowstone. Pours a light, hazy, brownish orange color, with a small, fizzy, tan head. The aroma is a touch of rye spice under a general character of clover honey. There are notes of lemon and berries, with some cloves. Honey sweetness, with very little bitterness, but a nice rye spice that gives in a nice kick. Medium body, smooth feel with a light bite in the finish. This is hardly the best rye beer Ive had, and it is too sweet, but it works surprisingly well, in my opinion. Subtle, drinkable, and fun.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Quick3Beers (1173) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 14, 2015
Pours a light amber from a bottle. Bit o honey aroma, slightly sweet flavor. Wheres the rye? Okay beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
miyauchi38 (1096) - chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 10, 2015

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bartzluke (598) - Oklahoma, USA - AUG 11, 2015
12 oz pour from tap into a shaker pint a bar in Bozeman. Clear, golden, light carbonation, light head. Fairly creamy medium body. Definitely sweet-- honey and a bit of a berry taste. A hint of malts and bitterness as well, but resoundingly a sweet beer. Probably best for a hot summer day for dessert.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
bnokk (526) - Lee, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 24, 2015
APPEARANCE ? dark golden color, fairly turbid probably owing to the rye in the mash bill. NOSE ? light bit of malt comes through. Don?t smell the rye contribution, and does not smell overly sweet from malt or the honey. FLAVOR ? overall pretty bland. Nothing sticks out in terms of flavors. Very light malt flavor, I may get a bit of rye. I don?t feel much from the honey.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Brandon1989 (636) - Lewisville, Texas, USA - JAN 29, 2015
Pours a hazy golden copper color with a medium white head. The aroma is rye, some honey, earthy, caramel. The taste is the same but something seems off with it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
poisoneddwarf (2493) - Coeur d Alene, Idaho, USA - JAN 10, 2015
12 oz bottle. Aroma consists of honey, caramel malt bordering on cloying; vaguely vomity. Pours cloudy golden with a collapsing white head. Taste is mildly sweet with flavors of honey, light spicy rye. Reminds me of a flavored macro lager in its blandness. Not too impressed, but its drinkable. A side note here: I dont think this is brewed with raspberries like it says in the description here. The bottle makes no mention of it, theres no pink hue, no flavors of raspberry whatsoever. Maybe an earlier incarnation of this beer was brewed with raspberries?

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
slimspady (219) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 20, 2014
Flat orange pour. Some malts, slightly bitter. Not awesome, but not terribly horrible either. Probably could have 4 or 5 sitting in the pub with the boys.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
slowrunner77 (11660) - Reno, Nevada, USA - NOV 3, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 5, 2014 Dusty aroma has some generic sweetness that you can kinda tell is honey but not raspberry. Little to no hop (or malt presence) just boring and lifeless. Nothing offensive, just not good.

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