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Rye IPA - Dock Street Brewery & Restaurant

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Rye IPA
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BA SCORE
89
very good

115 Ratings
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Ratings: 115
Reviews: 47
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 10.8%
Wants: 2
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Dock Street Brewery & Restaurant visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: roan22 on 12-01-2007)
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B33R501

Pennsylvania

4.28/5  rDev +7.5%

i dont know if this is different from their regular rye ipa (never had it) but it is listed as fresh hop rye. i do know this was delicious, maybe even a little better than my favorite fresh hop port high tide, tasted side by side tuesday night.

pretty darkish amber and clear. big fresh hop blast aroma and taste, bitter grapefruit noted with that distinct simcoe hop flavor. nicely mated and very drinkable. i like the bitter, dry finish. notes of spice from the rye, not like hop rod rye but still noticeable.

would certainly get this again.

11-02-2012 15:11:15 | More by B33R501
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pat_usher

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

07-08-2014 22:44:44 | More by pat_usher
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calcnerd

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

01-30-2013 03:55:01 | More by calcnerd
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ssimpson89

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

12-28-2012 02:15:04 | More by ssimpson89
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jwat

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

06-05-2013 01:28:49 | More by jwat
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Jrobertmac

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

07-26-2014 05:01:38 | More by Jrobertmac
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

08-02-2014 17:11:04 | More by rolltide8425
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fdig23

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

05-18-2012 02:53:33 | More by fdig23
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OKCNittany

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

01-13-2014 02:10:29 | More by OKCNittany
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jrfehon33

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

03-28-2012 20:49:54 | More by jrfehon33
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RustyDiamond

Georgia

4.13/5  rDev +3.8%

16 oz draft @ jet rock terminal b Philly airport. Chill hazes amber in appearance with a smallish near white head.
Aroma of big grapefruit and sourdough pretzels.
Spicy and floral hoppy up front. Loving this rye bread heftiness. Quite the resiny hop flavor. Fragrantly bitter...lots of pine and grapefruit rind.
Huge hoppy bitter spicy mouthfeel with great drinkability.

08-26-2010 19:04:51 | More by RustyDiamond
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mikesgroove

South Carolina

4.1/5  rDev +3%

A huge thanks to Mr Holland for sending me this growler. I had this one on my wants for over a year, why you ask, on recommednation from another fine BA that it was a smooth mellow IPA that I had to try, and try I did. Served cold and poured into multiple pint glasses, this one was consumed on 04/15/2009.

The pour was very nice, light pale amber with a small light head of white that caem up to maybe a half an inch on the sides of the glass, before settling down into a broken crown. The aroma was very well balanced. Lots of bready malts here that were tied in with a nice light piney hop and a touch of light spice from the rye. The flavor was a carbon copy of this. Smooth, mellow, very well balanced and super drinkable. Started out with that nice clean feel and really well balanced profile. Nice overall presentation here as the hops were played on very well with light notes of rye and biscuit like malt flavor. The growler was easily demolished during the night.

Overall this was a very very drinkable and sessionable IPA and I am very glad I was finally able to track it down!

04-19-2009 02:54:29 | More by mikesgroove
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weeare138

Pennsylvania

4.1/5  rDev +3%

Thanks to axilla for sharing the growler...and roan for the second opportunity...
Appears a semi transparent light orange with a small white cap that slowly fades out. Spotty lacing is left around the glass.
Smell is of hoppy citrus, apricot, grapefruit, and apple.
Taste is of the mentioned aromas with the spicey citrus, bitter, yeasty, graininess coming through.
Mouthfeel is medium bodied, grainy, bitter, fruity, and zesty.

03-19-2008 03:05:54 | More by weeare138
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stingrayvr6

New Jersey

4.1/5  rDev +3%

Had this on tap at the brewery. Dark brownish amber, clear with frothy cream colored head. Good retention and great lacing. Smell of bready malts, clean/earthy hops and lots of rye. Taste chewy malts up front then the rye hits hard. Almost overpowering rye, not as balanced as Hop Rod Rye or Red's Rye, but still quite good. Definitely worth a try.

11-22-2010 20:15:00 | More by stingrayvr6
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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

4.1/5  rDev +3%

on tap in philly

Pours a clear cherry red color with some darker amber hues. A layer of beige head rests on top, retaining for a while while leaving curtains of lacing on the glass.

A punch of hops with pine tones and some rye driven spice. Sweeter caramel malt and citrus mix in as well, with very faint alcohol.

Slice of bitterness up front on the tongue with some pine and resiny edges. Tempered by citrus tones with orange and pulp, along with some noticeable rye flavor. Decent malt backbone with caramel and bready tones, a bit sweet. Finishes bitter and dry with a dash of rye spice.

Medium bodied, decent carbonation, sticky and chewy on the tongue. Very nice integration of rye and malt into an already hoppy beer - I'd definitely drink this again.

08-12-2011 02:13:38 | More by xnicknj
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scottbrew4u

Pennsylvania

4.08/5  rDev +2.5%

Had this on tap at the Manayunk Tavern.
A: Served a clear amber color with a pillowy white head capped on top. Light bubbles rising.

S: A fresh citric and spice combination going on from the generous hops and the rye. Some tropical fruit and orange peel aromas coming through too. Then a humble but present malt backbone has faint toffee and bready notes with a nice toastedness from the roasted malt.

T: Fresh hops come first which are citric and slightly herbal with some tropical fruit flavors. Not over the top but good bitterness. Some spicis noticeable from the rye and hops possibly. Malt is solid enough to balance the hops and slightly sweet hints of toffee and fresh bread. finish is to the bitter

M: Smooth low carbonation with a medium body and just a bit of noticeable alcohol warmth.

D: This was my favorite beer of the night it was so balanced and fresh tasting that my tastebuds were pleased with each sip. One of the best beers I have had from Dock Street. Get it when in Philly!

06-19-2011 03:09:57 | More by scottbrew4u
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Durge

Connecticut

4.08/5  rDev +2.5%

Found at the Jet Bar on Terminal D at Philadelphia Airport this shows a yellow brown color, a cloudy iced tea appearance with a whispy off-white head and decent lacing. The nose detects crisp citrus hops, lemon-orange and bready caramel sweetness in the background. Quite tempting. The flavor comes on with a sturdy woodsy grain mixed well with the citrus bite. Carbonation is modest but arguably adequate with a supple, near chewy feel in a solidly mid-body brew. This is not highly rye flavored by my definition of rye (as in bread) but it is a bready/grainy IPA and is very agreeable and equally drinkable. This has some flavor balls, with plenty of bitterness but an unusually strong grain character. Is it rye? A bit. I'd like more of a rye definition in this but no real complaints here. It's a fairly unique, quality IPA with a rye idea. Good job Dock Street.

03-22-2011 00:45:51 | More by Durge
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Atricapilla

Pennsylvania

4.08/5  rDev +2.5%

A nice amber-chestnut color with a frothy white one finger head. Aroma of pine, rye (of course!), and malt...a little sweet; slight flavor of honey, although not sticky. The malt adds a bit of chewiness to the beer. Not overpoweringly hoppy, fairly well balanced.

06-05-2010 22:39:41 | More by Atricapilla
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ColForbinBC

New Jersey

4.03/5  rDev +1.3%

On-tap at the Brewpub, served in a bowtie glass

Appears a golden orange/copper color with a creamy one finger+ yellow infused cap. The head never fully disappeared and left some clingy lace along the sides.

Resiny, oily hops with sharp, spicy rye in an almost dead even split. Some caramel on the back end, but pine and grapefruit and spicy rye dominate.

Nice pine resin and grapefruit burst onto the palate followed quickly by caramel and spicy, dry rye. The finish is fruity, dry and crisp. A real nice balance was achieved between the malt and the rye to let the hops shine at just the right moments. This is one of the better rye ipa's I have had.

Smooth, creamy medium body with perfect combination. This is a nice relaxing sipper at 7%. Should have picked up a growler of this guy as it was very enjoyable.

11-22-2010 22:03:00 | More by ColForbinBC
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NJpadreFan

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +0.5%

Dock Street- Rye IPA

A- Deep golden copper orange with a thick foamy head Big ringed lacing.
S- Heavy caramel malt, oily pine hops and rye.
T- Heavy rye, molasses, caramel malt, black licorice, and thick earthy hops.
M- Huge bitter hops ur front with a very creamy buttery malt finish.

Overall- Quite tasty. The bitterness is a bit overpowering but the creamy malt makes up for it.

05-28-2009 00:54:00 | More by NJpadreFan
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whatname

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +0.5%

08-08-2014 02:06:12 | More by whatname
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DarthTremens

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +0.5%

01-09-2013 22:17:27 | More by DarthTremens
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rturkaly

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +0.5%

08-06-2013 01:16:56 | More by rturkaly
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hoppymcgee

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +0.5%

02-22-2013 06:05:31 | More by hoppymcgee
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JohneHoodlum

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +0.5%

06-03-2012 16:07:36 | More by JohneHoodlum
Rye IPA from Dock Street Brewery & Restaurant
89 out of 100 based on 115 ratings.