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Rye IPA - Black Market Brewing Co.

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Rye IPARye IPA

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BA SCORE
83
good

97 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 97
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 14.63%
Wants: 3
Gots: 6 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Black Market Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Beerandraiderfan on 01-20-2011)
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Ratings: 97 | Reviews: 29 | Display Reviews Only:
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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Had this on tap at Blue Palms during the Reserve Society weekend, while watching the Wolfpack beat up on BC in the bowl game.

Came out a dull light brown color, lots of head. Aroma was almost absent.

Taste, lacked hops. Its an ipa man! Couldn't really detect a rye bill to this, based on the taste, I thought it must be low. Tasted more like a brown ale with higher alcohol. To call this a rye ipa, just seemed like it was missing the most basic premise of what a rye ipa tastes like, hops and that rye spice. Neither were here.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

22oz bottle clumsily poured into pint glass. Huge amber head tops hazy orange brew. Hello, lacing. Ample aroma of unmalted rye and citrusy hops. Flavor is bold and dry with a solid rye kick. Mouthfeel is a little on the syrupy side, and the finish is not the most crisp. Still this beer is a great example of why Rye and IPA is a killer combination.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very nice, well balanced IPA. Some of these can be too hoppy, but they kept it nice and real. If I wasn't heading out of town to go back home the next morning, I definitely would have grabbed a couple bombers to go.

I would definitely drink it again, and if I lived in the area, this would be my go-to local IPA for sure. The DIPA was good as well.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I put this on tap (Hoffer's) and it lasted just a few days. The viscosity of this citrus heavy brew was like molasses. I couldn't believe how thick and syrupy this came out of the faucet. Very difficult to create any kind of head on this beer but weirdly enough, tons of lacing were left on the glass. Amazing citrus and hop overwhelms the nose on the initial gulp. Mouth feel lingers on the tongue and the roof of your mouth. Although really thick and hop heavy, this RYE IPA was incredibly easy to drink and had just the right amount of carbonation. I don't think this beer will be for those expecting a large amount of actual rye flavor. The flavor of the hops almost completely over powers it, but if you're looking for a damn good IPA with just a touch of RYE then I would highly suggest this one.

SDHoffers, Feb 17, 2011
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Rye IPA from Black Market Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 97 ratings.