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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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433 Ratings

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Ratings: 433
Reviews: 70
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 8.31%
Wants: 18
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Frost-Mountain-Brew on 10-07-2013)
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

Desmondloki, Oct 31, 2013
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4.05/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz, Fall 2013

A: Pretty hazed bright orange color. Slightly muted white frothy head. Leaves some lacing trails. Nice looking IPA.

S: Dank floral notes. Astringency. Rye spice underneath. Orange marmalade. Fruity notes.

T: Very hoppy. Nice punch of bitterness up front. Getting that dank fruit and pine. In the mid palate that rye spice emerges. Dry finish with lingering bitterness.

M: Medium bodied.

inlimbo77, Oct 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

dbexpert, Oct 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

ShemRahBoo, Oct 28, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

smutty33, Oct 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

JArena13, Oct 27, 2013
Photo of VelvetExtract
4.06/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A-Pours a very translucent orange. Thinnish white head dies off to a concave crown of foam, head leaves a ton of lace.

S-Impressive aroma. Rich, juicy, ripe hoppiness complemented by a vibrant, zesty rye aroma. Tart tangerine and grapefruit with some subtler exotic fruit notes via the hops. Caramel covered cornbread malt.

T-The rye mixes with the orangey hops and combine to blast through my pallate. Citrus-rye tag team. Caramel malt accentuated by the rye malt's intangible flavors. Lemony hops too. Grassy as well.

M-Each sip leaves a lot in the tongue. Rye remnants, bitter hoppy aftertaste. Its very stimulating but a bit taxing.

O/D-Kind Ryed is a tasty treat. Otter Creek crafted this brew very well. This and Double Dose have really opened my eyes to Otter Creek's potential.

VelvetExtract, Oct 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

DrStiffington, Oct 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

LoveStout, Oct 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

acurtis, Oct 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

bccrosley, Oct 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

djrn2, Oct 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

Robby_Hooper, Oct 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

shehateme, Oct 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

BMart, Oct 25, 2013
Photo of Slatetank
3.96/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I picked this up at Giant Beer Garden & Eatery in the cooler enjoyed chilled from the 12 oz in a pub glass.

The color is apricot with moderate haze and light cream cap with fine bead lace clings in rings. The aroma has a mix of tropical fruit and herbal hop aromatics with a light sweet malt essence. The feel is very good a nice tangy yeast with medium bitterness and subtle alcohol with a light sweetness and moderately carbonated with dry bitter finish.

The taste is on the dank herbal side with some leafy grassy hop flavors with almost piney sharp aspect but nice mild caramel undertone gives a nice cushion for the hop forward flavor which is not astringent or off putting, but definitely aggressively bitter. This IPA is a good rye IPA to me because it seems to keep both the hops and malt flavor in mind even though it is not what I would call malty, just not out of balance or harsh I consider this to be tasty and drinkable.

Slatetank, Oct 23, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

KolbMarley, Oct 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

jaxon53, Oct 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

neil2me, Oct 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Sensaray, Oct 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

InspectorBob, Oct 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

oriolesfan4, Oct 20, 2013
Photo of bsm789
4.35/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Definitely my favorite Otter Creek beer (besides Double Dose). Kind of like a stronger Red's Rye, but with that distinct northeast IPA finish.

A: Slightly hazy, light orange, not as hazy or bright as some other northeast IPA's I've had, but a nice looking beer.

S: Rye and citrus, with a pine smell that gets stronger as it warms. Not overpowering.

T: Tons of pine and rye, with some grapefruit in there. Bitter finish with lots of rye that fades quickly to more pine and bitterness.

M: Light, but with the amount of rye in here anything heavier might be a little much.

O: A really nice rye IPA, not quite as good as the big 3 of VT brewers, but I'm nitpicking. Definitely pick this up if you can (I think it'll be distributed farther than Double Dose was, and at 9 bucks a six pack you can't go wrong)

bsm789, Oct 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

nosavingsaccount, Oct 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Giantspace, Oct 19, 2013
Kind Ryed IPA from Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
91 out of 100 based on 433 ratings.