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Kind Ryed IPA - Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's

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Kind Ryed IPAKind Ryed IPA

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

623 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 623
Reviews: 93
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 8.6%
Wants: 18
Gots: 73 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Frost-Mountain-Brew on 10-07-2013

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Photo of Chico1985
3.93/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle gotten as a Christmas gift.

A - Darkish orange color with some haze to it. White head starts tall, retains very nicely as a thick half-finger or so, pretty good lace left.

S - Big dose of rye outdoes the hops, which is nice, and seemingly/somehow rare for the style. Good herbal, grassy, citrus hops. Unfortunately quite faint.

T - Taste is great. Still a good amount of rye, but the hop profile opens up quite a bit bringing grassy, floral and tangerine/citrus flavors, along with some spice and light dankiness. Malt is faint but there is some caramel and toasted bread popping up here and there.

M - Solid, good body and nice carbonation, lots of hop flavor while bitterness is on the softer side. Quite drinkable.

O - Maybe not as exciting or standout as the many 'really great' IPAs of today, but this serves as a great example of a Rye-PA. They don't shy away from emphasizing the rye and it interplays with a nice hop profile.

Photo of BRRye
4.8/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of VikeMan
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Rizzy17
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of richkrull
4.11/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of xtonytx
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of WuBByG999
4.38/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of weiserr
3.95/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The pour is radiant orange with a decent head and limited clarity. An average amount of lacing remains on the glass after consumption. The smell is black pepper, lemon, and grass. More of the same in the taste with additional notes of citrus, pumpernickel grain, and spice. While not the biggest fan of Rye IPAs, I do enjoy the kick this one provides. The finish is semi-dry and very bitter, but I'm not complaining. Reasonably executed.

Photo of fossage78
3.39/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LordofWord
3.34/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Pencible
3.99/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

A: This poured a clear dark gold with no head.
S: It smelled like floral and spicy hops and rye.
T: It tasted like cooper and floral hops with spicy rye. It had a clean bitter aftertaste.
M: It was slightly thick with little a little carbonation. Oily body.
D: This had a nicely balanced scent and taste, with decent body. Solid brew, even if not super unique or exiting.

Photo of hurshybear
4.14/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Snellgg5
4.2/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of topofthehops
4.56/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Drinking this right now for the first time on draught at a bar in Baltimore. This is absolutely delicious. As a self-described hop head I'd begun to wonder whether anything under 8% would satisfy my admittedly overwrought taste buds. But at "only" 6.5% this delivers loads of flavor. I'd love to regale you with all the flavor nuances but I'll leave that to the folks who can actually wax poetic about that stuff. All I know is that this is an exceptional IPA that delivers loads of wonderful hop flavor. Love it!

Photo of Glenney67
3.84/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of R11415
3.45/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of beddie23
4.03/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

First try of a rye beer. I've had better IPA's from OC in the past. Taste wasnt bad, the rye goes quick into a dry ipa aftertaste so you don't get the full flavor of some of the best out there

Photo of msondel
4.31/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BobMessina
3.36/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of weezarc
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of IQuest
3.49/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dogleg
4.31/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of milkbone_underwear
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mjbrandt18
4.39/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MShloss
4.13/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Kind Ryed IPA from Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
91 out of 100 based on 623 ratings.