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Rustic Rye IPA - Bootlegger's Brewery

Rustic Rye IPARustic Rye IPA

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BA SCORE
83
good

190 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 190
Reviews: 96
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.57%


Brewed by:
Bootlegger's Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DoubleJ on 01-31-2009)
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Vanlingleipa

California

3.73/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This is a nice, solid brew that I would hand to someone new to craft beer.

Appearance:
Orange-brown with a fair amount of white head that disappears after a few minutes.

Aroma:
Distinct, but not overwhelming scent of hops

Taste:
This is not an overwhelming beer - The rye complements the hops well - They are both present at first taste with the hops coming out stronger. The rye lasts longer, hanging on to the finish as the taste fades. There's almost a smoothness to this beer, which is unusual for a hopsy beverage.

I'd bring this one to a house full of bud drinkers as an introduction to craft beer - it won't overwhelm anyone, but still has a distinctive taste, scent and body.

As for myself, I prefer bolder flavors.

Serving type: bottle

08-07-2011 01:04:03 | More by Vanlingleipa
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Rustic Rye IPA from Bootlegger's Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 190 ratings.