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Smoked Rye IPA - Bierbrouwerij Grand-Café Emelisse

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Smoked Rye IPASmoked Rye IPA

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BA SCORE
83
good

14 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 14
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 11.48%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bierbrouwerij Grand-Café Emelisse visit their website
Netherlands

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: beerpirates on 02-23-2013)
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BelgianBeerPope

Belgium

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

09-28-2013 09:28:21 | More by BelgianBeerPope
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jazzyjeff13

United Kingdom (England)

3.81/5  rDev +4.1%

A 330ml bottle with a BB of June 2014. Picked up a little while back from Trembling Madness in York. Part of the innovation series - should be interesting....

Poured into a Duvel tulip. Bottle conditioned. A hazy orange-amber hue with good carbonation and fine suspended sediment. Produces a huge head of creamy white foam with good retention; this slowly reduces to a thick surface layer. Aroma of smoky malt and hops with hints of smoked grain, mild kippers, rye, faint caramel, pine, grapefruit, subtle citrus and earthy yeast. A complex, smoke-heavy blend. Pretty good.

Tastes of smoked malt with a hoppy character and an intense bitter finish. Notes of woodsmoke, smoked malt, mild kippers, grainy rye, a hint of caramel, pine, grapefruit, peel, faint citrus, earthy yeast and stewed hops. Well-attenuated, followed by a powerful, hop-driven bitterness upon swallowing. Mouthfeel is smooth, dry and tingly, with soft carbonation and good body. Hop oils gently stimulate the palate. Rather astringent, accompanied by an aftertaste of smoked malt, bitter hops, pine and yeast.

Not bad - a bit overwhelming but nicely crafted. Looks great, while the aroma and flavour are seriously smoky with undertones of rye and pine-laden hops. Lovely silky body. A solid brew but the smoked malt dominates the other flavours, resulting in a lack of balance. I was hoping the hops would be more forthright, though this was never going to be an easy pairing. Worth a punt if you come across it - one for smoke lovers.

04-21-2014 23:28:29 | More by jazzyjeff13
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Ciocanelu

Romania

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

09-05-2013 19:45:34 | More by Ciocanelu
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Anatole

Belgium

4/5  rDev +9.3%

06-21-2014 05:57:10 | More by Anatole
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beerpirates

Belgium

3.96/5  rDev +8.2%

33 cl bottle poured into my breury tulip glass

Pours clear orange with a small lasting white head.
Aroma is surprisingly fruity with some grapefruit and rye. Smokiness is only present in the background, but adds a nice dimension to the beer.
The same goes for the taste which is sweet fruity with a slight smokiness and a medium bitter finish.
Carbonation is very soft giving the beer an almost creamy texture.
Very nice , easy to drink !

02-23-2013 19:37:21 | More by beerpirates
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MrHyde1886

Italy

4/5  rDev +9.3%

04-24-2013 05:31:19 | More by MrHyde1886
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windypete

United Kingdom (England)

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

12-31-2013 09:57:39 | More by windypete
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Mattias

Sweden

3/5  rDev -18%

01-31-2014 21:48:44 | More by Mattias
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Synapstic

France

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

06-01-2014 18:01:30 | More by Synapstic
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CwrwAmByth

United Kingdom (Wales)

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

04-30-2014 18:56:01 | More by CwrwAmByth
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GRUUMSH

Belgium

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

07-02-2013 06:27:16 | More by GRUUMSH
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samEBC

Belgium

4/5  rDev +9.3%

09-29-2013 11:04:55 | More by samEBC
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dcmchew

Romania

3.94/5  rDev +7.7%

Pours hazy orange with a nice finger and a half head, sticky lacing afterwards.
Smell of pine and bitter citrus hops, some caramel, spiciness but very faint smoke.
Taste starts sweet and spicy, some biscuit, some caramel, spicy dry rye and a bit of sweet orchard fruit (plus some mildly sweet oranges and grapefruit). Spruce, pine resin, green leafy hops dominate the bitter finish. Prickly spices here and there, peppercorn, touch of ginger. Faint smoke is felt in the aftertaste, but you can miss it if you're not paying attention.
Medium bodied, a bit oily, low to medium carbonation. Dry finish, aftertaste of hop bitterness and the mentioned faint smoke.
Nice beer, but maybe a bit too pumped full of hops, overshadowing the smoked rye malts.

06-04-2014 15:45:01 | More by dcmchew
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Polasiuss

Ireland

2.75/5  rDev -24.9%

11-02-2013 10:30:07 | More by Polasiuss
Smoked Rye IPA from Bierbrouwerij Grand-Café Emelisse
83 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.