RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
We Cranked up a fermentation Tank for this Knobby Rye’d Ale. Geared up with 25% Rye Malt and Dry Hopped to the spokes with Mt. Hood and Centennial Hops.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dcschiller (2208) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - APR 14, 2011
(22oz bottle courtesy of BeerSommelier!!). Pours hazy golden color with white head. Aroma has some cardboard, wood, citrus, florals, and honey? Taste has a nice sweet malt backbone (honey-like notes again coming through) with a little hop bite and spicyness from the rye. Light to medium bodied with a slick texture. Slightly bitter and smooth finish. This is a very refreshing beer, but it also has some nice complexities. Definitely worth a try. Thanks Matt!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chibuck (3511) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 29, 2011
Bottle into my Narke tulip, thanks to Sean...Light peach pour, ok retention and lacing...Super sweet aroma, caramel, corn, light grapefruit and rye. Too sweet and it doesn’t stand up here....The taste is super boring, almost dead flavor. Light rye on the back but thats about the only thing that comes through. Its not offensive at all, just doesn’t make me want to continue to drink or, nor does it allow me recommend it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Barrios (1243) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 2, 2011
UPDATED: MAR 3, 2011 Thanks Butters! Pours a lacing beige head with a pale orange-golden body. Aromas of tropical fruit, earth, and honey. Flavors are tropical, honey, earth, and spicy. Finish is slightly bitter, not overly dry, little bite from the rye.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fred82 (2221) - Québec City, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 13, 2011
Bomber thanks to aaronwhit..
Appearance : Clear pale yellow with a nice medium foamy white head. Extensive lacing.
Aroma : Nice citrusy and fruity hops with great malt and notes of rye. Light spices. Light wet grain notes.
Taste : Nice citrus and fruity hops. Nice notes floral notes. Great malt and nice notes of spicy rye. Finish fruity and citrusy with light rye and great malt. Carbonation is very soft which makes it very drinkable.
Overall : Very drinkable and refreshing. Great carbonation level. Great nose and finish. Nice fruits and nice rye. I know I’ve waited too long to have this one (sorry Aaron) but it’s still very tasty. I love how Sweetwater makes nice, tasty, low alcohol, drinkable beers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
GTAEgeek (2096) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JAN 21, 2011
22 oz. bottle. Pours a dark opaque gold color with a frothy white head. The aroma is upfront rye, pine hops and nuts. The flavor is sweet with a slight rye bitterness in the finish. The palate is surprisingly light and smooth. Overall, a very delicious beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SpringsLicker (3561) - Tennessee, USA - JAN 14, 2011
The pour is clear gold with a tall white head that falls a bit quickly.into a thin foam on top. Citrus hop aroma. The taste is lightly bitter delivered with a crisp mouthfeel. Reminds me somewhat of a Dormunder style Pilsner.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thirdeye11 (6142) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 31, 2010
(22oz bomber) clearish yellow-orange with a lasting film of white bubbles with excellent lacing. Nose of dank weed, fresh oranges, rye and other candied citrus fruits. Taste of rye, cracker, orange juice, a bit muted overall. Oily body that is medium-to-thin with a weak linger.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
leah2974 (453) - Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2010
Smells citric, clean mouthfeel, dry aftertaste, floral, grapefruit hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thetomG (246) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 9, 2010
Nice hazy straw yellow color with a thin layer of white head that sticks around as you sip leaving behind spotty lacing. Aroma is ok, but not a whole lot going on here - I really just get a slight hint of citrus and some hoppy scents. Flavor is bolder and has a medium bitterness to it. Tasty. Mouthfeel is a bit flat, but not bad - this one is very easy to drink. Would definitely try this again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
aracauna (3552) - Georgia, USA - DEC 5, 2010
Relatively clear dark gold. The flavor is nicely hoppy. There’s a surprising toasty flavor in this. I didn’t expect it with the lighter color. Probably the rye. Slight soapy or sunscreen in the finish.

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