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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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507 Ratings

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Ratings: 507
Reviews: 74
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 9.07%
Wants: 21
Gots: 36 | FT: 1
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%

JeffTheJuice, Nov 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

brentblack1, Nov 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

Horbar, Nov 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

AnitaBrewski, Nov 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

ryan79, Nov 16, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

luvbier, Nov 16, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

jpd026, Nov 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

pieface22, Nov 15, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

ManMoosePig, Nov 15, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

HelpMeBloody, Nov 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

mjstacker, Nov 15, 2013
Photo of grimey68
4.43/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

grimey68, Nov 15, 2013
Photo of timmy2b
3.31/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

cloudy orange color with a nice sized white head, about a finger upon pouring into the glass. the head lingered as a small white ring on the top of the beer in the glass. It has a light citrus almost orange scent to it. As the amount of beer in the glass lessened the scent turned to more of an orange than at the beginning. Started out with a little bit of a hoppy bitterness that quickly faded. Very light feeling beer, almost as light as a session IPA. This is a light IPA that would be decent for a nice summer day, and at only 6% would be fine. Its a little too light for me and the hoppy kick that is common in most American IPAs is not very pronounced in this. Decent beer to try, but I will not be buying another six pack of it for a little while.

timmy2b, Nov 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

banger7, Nov 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

petermethot, Nov 14, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

sbangs, Nov 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

nmann08, Nov 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

BfloBrewHound, Nov 13, 2013
Photo of JayQue
3.95/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a hazy orange into a pint glass. Full white head with very good retention and thick bands of lacing on the glass. I served this one up ice cold and initially the rye was not that apparent in either the aroma or taste. First up it appeared to be a good robust balanced IPA with the citrus hops up front and caramel malts to back it up.

As the beer warmed the tangerine and grapefruit flavors held their own but the slightly sweet caramel malt slowly gave way to some bready, more sour rye. I enjoyed the flavor both ways. Pronounced and very pleasant.

Mouthfeel is crisp and rich...especially for a beer that is not that potent. The level of bitterness is just right.

A good Rye beer.

JayQue, Nov 13, 2013
Photo of CloudStrife
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle poured into a tulip. Bottled on 10/28/13.

A: Pours a hazy golden orange with an average white head. Too opaque to see any visible carbonation. Leaves some nice lacing on the sides of the glass.

S: Real nice hop aroma on this one backed up by ample rye malt. Lots of the spiciness I enjoy in a rye IPA. Bit of a sweetness to it, and a touch of booze.

T: Delicious flavor on this one. Hits you with a dose of hop bitterness that is soon overpowered by rye goodness. Hops pop back in for the aftertaste and remind you its an IPA. Nice roastiness to the malts which rarely make it through the hop of an IPA.

M: Medium body with slightly low carbonation. Nice nectar like quality I look for in IPA's. Finish is dry and mostly crisp with a touch of hop stickiness.

Overall I'm really impressed and will be headed back for more than a single bottle. Definitely worth a try by any rye fan or hophead.

CloudStrife, Nov 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

VAcrossr, Nov 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

jayhunter357, Nov 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

In_Control_Mike, Nov 11, 2013
Photo of Darkmagus82
3.79/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from bottle into a pint glass

Appearance – The beer pours a very hazy orange amber color with a one finger white head. The head has a good level of retention, slowly fading over time to leave a great level of foamy lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma is big of citrus and some malty smells. The citrus is mainly of a hoppy grapefruit smell, but contains notes of lemon and a bit of tangerine. The malty smells are mainly of a bready nature, but contain a little bit of rye as well. Along with these aromas are a bit of caramel and a hint of grass, overall producing a rather pleasant smell.

Taste – The taste begins with a good bready base. Upfront there is also a decent showing for rye and a bit of tangerine sweetness. As the taste advances the rye grows stronger in flavor with a grapefruit hoppiness growing more and more potent as the flavor advances. A bit of grassiness and some more grainy flavors join the now very rye, bready, and grapefruit flavor to leave a rather thick hoppy and citrus flavor to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the thicker and chewier side with a carbonation level that is rather average side. Both are quite nice for the mix of citrus, rye, and hop flavors of the brew making it a rather rich yet still easy drinking IPA.

Overall – A rather tasty rye, with a rather nice blend between citrus, rye, grass, bread, and sweet.. While not quite all it is chalked up to be it is very tasty and quite balanced.

Darkmagus82, Nov 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

Denzo, Nov 11, 2013
Kind Ryed IPA from Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
91 out of 100 based on 507 ratings.