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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Black-Eye Rye is an American-style India Black Ale brewed with rye. Inspired by the popularity of this unique and interesting style, it pours midnight black and features a fluffy cappuccino colored head. Dont let the dark color fool you though, because this is Red Bricks hoppiest beer yet! The aroma features complex tropical fruit notes of mango and peach intermingling with classic citrus and pine, as well as a slight hint of cocoa. The flavor is resinous and piney, complimented by a velvety mouth-feel, and finishes with lingering notes of grapefruit and bittersweet chocolate. Its sure to keep you coming back round after round!

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Rrauth (1196) - North Carolina, USA - AUG 13, 2013
bottle. this beer is overpowering on the roast and coffee its harsh on my palate and lacks any hint of hops. I get coffee and maybe some toasty malts. not worth having again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Daytonbeer (729) - Ohio, USA - AUG 4, 2013
Pour near black with tan frothy head. Aroma of peaches (!?) and some light chocolate. Not what I expected. Taste is powerful with tons of pine hops, rye that lingers, and more chocolate. Very unique black ipa!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
glennmastrange (2807) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - JUL 28, 2013
Bottle. Moderate to heavy toasted grain for the malt, moderate resin for the hops, light earth for the yeast, with notes of charcoal, alcohol and tobacco. Head is small to average in size, frothy, light brown with fair lacing and is mostly diminishing. Color is very dark brown. Flavor starts lightly to moderately acidic and lightly bitter, then finishes lightly acidic and moderately to heavily bitter. Palate is on the fuller side of medium, oily with a soft to lively carbonation. Nice smooth mouthfeel and some deep aromas set this beer apart from other Black IPAs.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rxeight (2978) - Illinois, USA - JUL 25, 2013
Black with minimal head. Aroma of slight hop and lots of rye. Dont get as much of the dark malt as i would like, but still tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ed5388 (3431) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - JUL 10, 2013
12oz bottle. Pours a dark brown almost black color with a finger of creamy mocha colored head that settled fast. Aroma of roasted malt, nuts, caramel, and light citrus/piney notes. Taste is rich coffee, dark chocolate, hazelnut, caramel, pine, and some spice from the rye. Really creamy mouthfeel. Overall a really well done BIPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jbruner (4567) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - JUL 6, 2013
Pours an opaque brownish black from the bottle with thin tan head that leaves moderate lacing. Aroma is hops, hint of chocolate and rye malts, and then more hops. Taste is more balanced between the hops and the malt, nice coffee and dark chocolate notes coming through, but no real hint of the rye. Pretty solid overall, clean finish and easy to drink considering the alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
unclemattie (4358) - Georgia, USA - JUL 2, 2013
Series Six of Brick Mason Series. 12oz bottle. Very dark brown pour. Aroma of hops, resin & pine. Has burnt grain in the nose, mostly hops. Flavor is all hops. Very bitter, mostly pine flavors. Finishes with a charred malt character, some dark chocolate, roast, and grapefruit skin. This beer is definitely an American Black IPA! (3749)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
suprchunk (2986) - Crestview, Florida, USA - JUN 30, 2013
Black pour. Small tan head. Little bit of lacing. Big citrusy hops and a peppery malt aroma. Danny hop flavor with a nice malt backbone. Very nice beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ultrashuai (2) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - JUN 27, 2013 does not count
12oz bottle poured into a small glass. I guess you cant quite call it a "black IPA," but its pretty close and, if it was, this would be my new favorite black IPA. Thick, hearty, but not filling. Hops make up a wonderful flavor profile, but dont overwhelm anything. You can taste the roasted malts, but its not "roasty." Really well done. Good to see something this good from Red Brick. I knew they had it in them.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (8941) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 20, 2013
12 ounce bottle. Pours a jet black color with a medium beige head. A really nice aroma of rye and spicy hops. Reminds me of Dubhe a bit. The flavor is great: charred wood, smoke, rye, tropical fruit, light bitterness. Big milky chocolates. Very smooth and tasty.

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