overall
82
84
style
RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.53/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Rye Pale Ale
Hell or Rye Water is our rye pale ale. Slightly sweet for the style with a pleasant earthy spiciness from the addition of the rye, Hell or Rye Water is an easy drinker with a bite!

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (6878) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - AUG 7, 2013
[email protected] Of Beer.Clear amber color with ivory head; nice lacing. Rye bread, floral, dry pale malt aromas. medium body, average carbonation. Nice floral, pine hoppy flavors with rye, caramel maltage----good

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
NachlamSie (3422) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 26, 2013
Pint at The Market. I wasnt expecting an ale of this calibur, but this was a most pleasant surprise. The rye is very stated in the aroma and flavor with clean, juicy grapefruit hints highlighting everything. Lots of citrus in the finish with a wholesome, satisfying rye spiciness. Its full flavored for the style and still refreshing. Quite tasty!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nearbeer (5227) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 24, 2013
On tap. Clear copper with a lasting topping of creamy bubbles. Aroma is rye toast, caramel and citrus. Tastes of toffee, citrus, toast and lightly peppery rye. Light-medium body is balanced with a crisp rye finish and has a fairly smooth carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Suttree (6297) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 15, 2013
Reddish copper, decent head. Nice dry, woody aroma. Taste is bone dry, nice woody, hickory flavor. Dry finish. Not much malt, but Im cool with that.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DiarmaidBHK (4528) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 13, 2013
Draft at Brewhaus. Pours brown with an inch of white foam. Slight rye note on the nose. A little bit of rye on the tongue but its overpowered by the hop bitterness of the finish. Its a solid enough Pale ale but the ryes not adding much.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mikedevilsfan (226) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 23, 2013
Bright white head, copper color. Clean rye smell. Carmel rye taste with sweet finish. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerHawk (1810) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - MAY 12, 2013
Growler. Poured amber with an off-white head. Malty aroma. The flavor found caramel, rye, and light hop background. Medium body with a rye hop aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
horto008 (185) - Alabama, USA - MAY 2, 2013
BITTER, but thats what I expected from a pale ale with rye. On draft at the tap room and Im assuming this is the correct name for it (its the only Rye listed). It was moderately hopped but for once possibly ever it could have used a little sweetness to offset the punch. Great beer to try, not sure Id put it on my list of favorites.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
coolpop (1394) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - AUG 25, 2012
UPDATED: MAR 30, 2013 Draft in the tap room (8/25/12). Poured pale amber with a medium-sized off-white head. Aroma was moderately hoppy (pine and citrus) with a nice maltiness and a touch of rye. Flavor was all of that, but it was ruined by a pronounced soapiness -- possibly a fermentation problem? Rerating (3/30/13): draft at Slice. Aroma and flavor as before, but the soapiness is gone. Nicely balanced beer.

4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Itzjerm (2654) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - AUG 22, 2012
Little to no aroma. Appearance is perfect with a lasting head. Taste has a nice rye flavor. an amazing amount of rye since rye is hard to pull off. Balance is not with hops but rye. Yeast comes out very clear. The best standard taste beer Straight to ale has. But an increase rye balance. Very impressive. Nice sweetness very good beer.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1  2 
Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5