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Permagrin Rye Pale Ale - Lawson's Finest Liquids

Permagrin Rye Pale AlePermagrin Rye Pale Ale

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96 Ratings
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Ratings: 96
Reviews: 45
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 9.61%


Brewed by:
Lawson's Finest Liquids visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This special brew incorporates malted rye in the grain bill lending a spicy character and complex flavors. Generously hopped with Amarillo, Simcoe, Cascade and Centennial. This hoppy pale ale has a sneaky bite that will creep up and leave you smiling!

(Beer added by: kingcrowing on 11-12-2009)
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Mikeypnh

New Hampshire

3.38/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Poured into a worthy burger tulip glass. Dark amber color, minimal head, some nice bubbles around the glass. Smells very malty. Bready, caramel, can't really pick up any hops. Taste is slightly better. Bready malt with the caramel but also some pine and citrus swirled in there, but just barley. A nice spice/bitterness from the rye, as well. The aftertaste is malty. wishing the hops were more apparent, but I knew that they wouldn't be coming in, so I'm not sure why I'm disappointed. Mouthfeel is alright, medium, slight carbonation. A decent beer from Lawson's, but I much prefer their ipas. Still glad to have tried this.

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2014 15:18:17 | More by Mikeypnh
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Rheaume17

Vermont

4.46/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Nice and fresh. Poured into a Lawson's tulip. Deep amber color, not much of a "pale" ale. Smell is fantastic. Citrusy, little grassy, with subtle spice notes. Taste is great. Lemon, some earthy notes with a slight rye spice to balance it out. Very drinkable and delicious.

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2014 13:01:38 | More by Rheaume17
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utopiajane

New York

3.88/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours clear orange with a fat creamy head of tan foam that lasted and left nice lace. Sweet light malt smell. Spicy sweet rye with a touch of lemon and sweet malt. A bold hop floral and a peppery and spicy rye. A fruit skin sweetness and a very faint musk. It smells like a rye beer. Light sweet rye grain cracker with sweet flowers. Taste is pale malt with a lovely hop floral and bitter. My question was "Is there wheat in this?" There's a hint of something smooth in the malt. The hops abound and are IPA style bitter. A touch of graham cracker is especially pleasant to the both the nose and the drink. The bitter is sharp in the finish and and there was some earth in the malt too.

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2014 05:11:48 | More by utopiajane
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cosmicevan

New York

3.6/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Notes taken from early 2012 (March?) from a bottle share i hosted with the local crew.

Thanks kindly to jbuddle for the trade.

a - deep amber with yellow white head. spotty lacing. great rye smell. some good sweet malt. a bit thin, very rye. water like malt bomb. overall, expected a bit more, but not bad, just not great.

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2012 20:33:40 | More by cosmicevan
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mdfb79

New York

4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From 07/29/12 notes. Thanks to whoever shared this at our little tasting...always interested in a new Lawson's beer.

a - Pours a deep amber-copper color with two inches of off white head and moderate carbonation evident.

s - Smells of pine hops, rye, spices, wheat, grains, oak, pepper, citrus hops, and light fruity malts. A nice mix of hops and oak.

t - Tastes very strongly of hops and oak; even moreso than the nose. Smells of pine hops, oak, wood, earthy notes, spice, wheat, bready malts, citrus hops, grapefruit, and toasted malts.

m - Medium body and low to moderate carbonation. Despite it being very hoppy, not much bitterness. Pretty easy to drink.

o - Overall a nice, different pale ale. While the rye is there, what struck me were all the hops and oak in the nose and taste. Very different from most pale ales, but it works. Worth getting, would like to try it again.

hoppy oaky

Serving type: bottle

07-31-2012 20:28:41 | More by mdfb79
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mountdew1

New Hampshire

3.95/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into an imperial pint. Color was a nice darker medium amber, slight reddish hue. A nice 2 finger creamy slightly off white head formed, didn't last long, but stuck a bit to the sides. After the initial pour, next to no carbonation rose from the depths. Aroma was nicely hoppy, with a small hint of sugary sweetness. Flavor was spicy hoppy, not overly so, and was well balanced. Felt good in the mouth. Slightly over tingly, but coated nicely. Overall a respectable beer. Well balanced and pleasant.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2012 22:36:43 | More by mountdew1
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MusicaleMike

Pennsylvania

4.08/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz. bottle
No bottle date.
Label reads:

"This special brew incorporates malted rye, toasted rye flakes, and crystal rye malt in the grain bill, lending a spicy character and complex flavors. It is generously hopped with Amarillo, Simcoe, Cascade and Centennial. This hoppy pale ale has a sneaky bite that will creep up and leave you smiling!"

Permagrin RPA pours a beautiful red color, with amber-orange hues throughout, and is topped off by a slowly developing head that is peach-colored and frothy. I was a bit concerned at first because I didn't hear much of a "hiss" when I popped the cap, but it is showing enough carbonation that I'm thinking it's okay. Hazy and unfiltered body.

Aroma is fairly potent and carries a complex citrus character, with plenty of grapefruit, mandarin, and a spicy bready quality from the rye malt that is reminding me of gingerbread.

Toasted finish, lingering bitterness and a "spicy" rye complex. Hop flavor is present, big and juicy! Foe a pale ale, this is different enough to stand out in a pack of APA's, yet remains not overly bitter up front. The bitterness shines more towards the finish and into the aftertaste. Some bready malt qualities are more prevalent up front. Slight sourness in the finish...could this be from the rye as well?

Body is soft, almost creamy-like texture. Medium bodied, with ample carbonation to carry the beer. Overall this beer hits pretty damn close to the American Pale Ale category, even though rye is used to excess here. Tasty beer!

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2012 20:56:21 | More by MusicaleMike
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aasher

Indiana

3.3/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

This bottle was courtesy of the infamous Adam Jackson. Thanks Adam!

This beer pours a medium bodied dirty amber in color with moderate cloudiness and just a very light off white lacing around the glass. The nose is just spicy malt and little else. There isn't any hop presence at all. It's just sweet malt and rye spice.The flavors are ok but there isn't much hop presence. The malt bill is nice however, featuring light caramel and light toffee with that trademark rye spice. I just wish hops were present. It drinks with slight residual sugar and on the upper end of light in body. It unfortunately llacked proper carbonation. This beer was pretty middle of the road for me. It is nowhere near Rye'd Da Lightning or other hoppy rye pales.

Serving type: bottle

05-30-2012 04:37:10 | More by aasher
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HopHead84

California

3.85/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

5/16/2012

Bomber poured into a snifter while watching game 2 of the Lakers-Thunder series.

A: Dark reddish orange with a head that fades in the blink of an eye after a hard pour.

S: Pungent orange, mango, and grapefruit with balancing caramel and lightly spicy rye notes.

T: Dominating bread and caramel with a light spiciness. Soft orange and grapefruit flesh makes up the hop profile with lesser tropical notes. There's an assertive moderate level of bitterness balancing the malty sweetness. The finish is dry, balanced, and lightly spicy.

M: Medium body with upper low to lower medium carbonation.

Overall: A malt forward Pale Ale done right. Assertive hop presence with complimentary malt character. Higher carbonation would have improved this quite a bit.

Serving type: bottle

05-17-2012 05:25:27 | More by HopHead84
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Etan

Wisconsin

3.95/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22oz bottle into a Brooklyn tulip. Sent to me by valdieu2.

A: Pours a murky reddish-brown with a nice off-white head. Some decent lacing.

S: Rye, spicy hop character (black pepper, pine, sticky grapefruit).

T: Mild rye, carraway, caramel malt, pleasing earthy hops. Smooth grapefruit, grass, wheat character, apricot, toasted bread, black pepper. Just a hint of dark alcohol.

M: Nice, full mouthfeel. Creamy.

O: This is a very balanced, relatively mild rye beer. Very drinkable and tasty, but not the best rye pale I've had.

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2012 21:55:46 | More by Etan
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Sean9689

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle into Narke tulip.

A - Pours golden/amber color, white head, spotty lace.

S - Really nice mix of rye and hops, neither overpower the other. Citrus, grapefruit, rye spice. Hoppy bitterness is light to medium, just right for this beer.

T - More rye-forward then the nose...the hops take a back seat to the rye. Light citrus, grainy rye notes, wheat, pine. Alcohol is light and just right. Finish is rye & bitterness.

M - Light body, good carbonation, bitter dry finish.

O - If you like Rye Pale's, then this is a great example of one. I really enjoy how light it was while packing a nice dose of rye and hops. If you don't like rye beers, I'd have to say avoid.

Serving type: bottle

05-07-2012 18:43:23 | More by Sean9689
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CADMixes

Massachusetts

4.15/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 750 ml into a Hill Farmstead stemmed glass.

Very nice red-copper appearance with a thin head that quickly bubbles off. Faint aromas of citrusy hops and grass don't really do justice to the flavor--a burst of bright tropical hops that leads into a backbone of what is unmistakably rye malt. Earth and grass flavors live here, and become slightly muddled on the finish with a toasted rye note and hop bitterness. Medium body with slightly soft carbonation.

This is my first bottled Lawson's and I'm impressed. It's not a knockout but it's a very well-composed and drinkable pale ale that displays a lot of polish.

Serving type: bottle

05-03-2012 00:29:53 | More by CADMixes
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jlindros

Massachusetts

4.3/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a light fizzy head of 1/2 finger, fades at a med pace with no real lacing, light clear toasty almost mahogany brown colored.

Nose wow, awesome hops with great rye kick. Hops bring fresh tropical fruit, grapefruit, pineapple, apricot, tangerine, light passion fruit, just a hint of musty guava, as well as light floral hops, and fresh light musty resin. That all blended hint of fruity and spicy rye. Slight peach as well.

Taste starts bitter, with a nice fresh resinous slight musty hop. It quickly turns to tropical fruit, juicy guava, light grapefruit and passion fruit, and a bit of floral light citrus hops. Then malts, a light copper toasty reddish malt with a light caramel, and hint of bready malt. Rye is there but fairly faint, light spicy rye and just a hint fruity. The finish dries a bit but stays a bit sweet and sticky, quite bitter, spicy and tropical fruit hops, light caramel all linger.

Mouth is med bodied, good carb, slightly syrupy.

Overall nice, great nose, bit syrupy and malty, but the hops are awesome and add nicely to the rye.

Serving type: bottle

04-28-2012 01:40:39 | More by jlindros
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rudzud

Massachusetts

4.18/5  rDev +3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A thanks to Lindros for sharing this bottle at his house. Poured into a Ommegang tulip.

A - Poured a crystal clear deep honey brown hue with a rather crummy miniscule head. Talking paper thin blanket here. Really meh.

S - Aromas of excellence. Its all the aformentioned hoops al rolled up into one intense hoppy, bitter, citrus aroma with a nice spicy rye finish. Light musty finish.

T - Wow that's cool. Its another mixture of hops. Light tropical fruits, bitter pine, and musty hops intermingle with spicy rye. Just really cool mixture of really potent delicious hops.

M - Mouthfeel is really nicewith a light sharpness from the medium carbonation.

O - Overall this is a rather nice beer from Lawson's. Good slight spicy rye finish with solid delicious multiple hops. Surprisingly good.

Serving type: bottle

04-28-2012 00:29:20 | More by rudzud
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

3.9/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

First had: on tap at Blackback Pub, Waterbury, VT

Clear pour, chestnut brown in color with a small off-white head; moderate retention and nice soapy lacing. Aroma of herbal hops, pine, a bit of earth, wood. Taste of toasted grains, bready, with a nice herbal hoppiness, a touch of orange peel, slightly nutty and woody, nice and well-balanced overall, slightly bitter in the finish. Medium body, smooth and drinkable.

Serving type: on-tap

04-22-2012 19:45:38 | More by Rifugium
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oberon

North Carolina

4.03/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

First of a few of Lawson's beers I have gotten my hands on.Poured into an imperial nonic a clear rich copper/bronze with a large two finger white head that left broken chuks of lace as it settled into a frothy mass.Fruity esters,citric hops,and light sharpness from the rye in the nose,flavors are crisp with herbal and citric hops dominating but not overpowering,a decent shot of lactic-sharp rye in the finish.A nice hop driven rye ale like I like them,a good introduction to Lawson's for me.

Serving type: bottle

04-06-2012 20:32:07 | More by oberon
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Reagan1984

Massachusetts

4.23/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Finger of off white head Bright orange Amber color/excellent clarity.
Lots of sudsy lace.

Lots of grain in the aroma with a toasted character. Yes you can detect the use of rye here. Some light fruit to the nose as well.

Excellent representation of a beer featuring rye. I always get a wonderful dark toasted crusty bread flavor up front along with some distinctive rye spice. All is present here. Nice balance actually. The hop presence is nice, but allows the rye to be showcased. I’d say tilting more to the pine side overall in the flavor.

Standard pale Ale body with appropriate carbonation.

I enjoy ryes and this is really nice example. Not all beers are supposed to be epic.. This is just a really nice brew.

Serving type: bottle

04-05-2012 21:15:12 | More by Reagan1984
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jbertsch

Massachusetts

4.1/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Poured into a simple tulip...not as exaggerated as other/real tulip glasses.

Foggy amber in appearance. Off-white head one finger in size.

Aroma is simple. Earthy grain. A little caramel. Rye is faint. Hops don't make too much of an appearance...just a little faint grass.

Taste is robust for a pale ale. Dry grains with sweet caramel notes prevail. A little hop bitterness on the finish. I wanted more hop presence which I thought there should be given that this should still be fairly fresh (maybe 3 weeks old) and it touts a good hop profile in its description

Mouthfeel is full bodied, and a little dry.

If you didn't tell me this was a rye beer brewed with a nice blend of generous hops, I would be pleased with it. I do get a little rye, but not as much as say, Red's Rye. I wanted the hop profile to be brighter. So, good, not great.

Serving type: bottle

03-22-2012 02:07:43 | More by jbertsch
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JoshVandy

Indiana

3.95/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Taken from notes:

7/7/2011-

650mL bottle into a Hill Farmstead long stemmed tulip.

Batch 213, Bottle 53

A- Pours a deep amber/mahogany color with a 1.5 finger cream colored head that looks like foam on a latte. Absolutely unbelievable retention and sticky lacing down the side of the glass that stays for 45+ minutes.

S- Strong floral and citrus hops up front, with a subtle spice note from the rye. Simple and effective.

T- Nice citrus hop presence in the beginning. This is quickly bombarded by a great rye bill that dominates the flavor, with nice spice notes that turn to a malty sweetness. Really different and surprisingly refreshing.

M- Medium body with medium carbonation. Very clean and crisp, leaving me wanting more.

O- A very refreshing and delightful Pale. Not as hard to get as other Lawson's beers, so I suggest people seek this out. Well worth it.

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2011 01:39:48 | More by JoshVandy
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ffejherb

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Shared a 22oz. bomber with dpuia and Josh on 10/2/11. Procured this at the Warren General Store during a recent trip to VT.

A - Poured a very hazy reddish orange liquid with a bubbly rim and patchy film that produced lots of spots and streaks of lace.

S - Spicy rye with an herbal sharpness and lots of leafy, green hop character. Think earthy herbs, grass and tea - even weed - giving the aroma a moderate dankness. There is also some fleshy and citrus fruit notes in the background.

T - Opens with grainy malt paired with an assertive hop profile combining grass, herbs and notes of spicy pear and apple, as well as citrus rind. Finish is quite spicy with a linger hop bitterness.

M - Medium bodied with a somewhat chewy texture and moderate carbonation. Finishes spicy and hoppy with plenty of lingering bitterness on the palate.

D - This sucker is brimming with hops and bordering IPA territory. I wish I would have cracked this open in June or July, because this has a really complex hop character for a pale ale. The addition of the rye really spiced things up too.

Serving type: bottle

10-04-2011 01:17:38 | More by ffejherb
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woosterbill

Connecticut

4.05/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bomber into a Weyerbacher tulip; thanks to Vonschplieffen for sharing!

A: Hazy red-brown body with a nice, creamy inch of off-white head. Pretty good retention and decent lacing. Attractive.

S: Richly fruity + spicy rye malt. Grape notes are particularly noticeable, as well as some earthy, spicy hops. Nice.

T: Rye, rye, rye. Nutty, spicy, earthy, and balanced with a touch of light vanilla sweetness. Bitter, hoppy finish. Tasty.

M: Creamy medium body with moderate carbonation. Very pleasant indeed.

O: While far from the most memorable beer in the Lawson's lineup, this is definitely a solid little dose of rye. Good stuff.

Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

08-19-2011 15:02:27 | More by woosterbill
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stakem

Pennsylvania

4.13/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Big thanks to Kegatron for gifting me with this bomber. Thanks Heath! Rare Batch #220 bottle number 34.

Poured into a standard pint glass this brew appears a hazed color of amber with a vibrant color of orange around the sides. Across the top sits nearly 2 fingers of creamy yellowish stained fluff. The cap retains quite well, only very slowly creeping down the glass leaving patches of lace sticking to the glassware.

The smell of this brew is brightly filled with fresh hop scents. Grapefruit and citrus notes meet grass and herbs with a touch of floral to fruited sweet inclusion. Even a note of some stinky cheese is evident which I find to be common in aggressively hopped brews. There is a toasty malt character across the back which is a pleasant sweetness/backing to the bold hop inclusion.

The taste of this brew is brutally bitter. Holy goodness I was not expecting that. The hops come across quite oily and sticky with a resinous cling that hits the tongue and refuses to go away. It leaves the mouth with a sharp grapefruit-like pulp flavor, a touch of herbs included as well. Beyond the aggressive bitterness there is a backing of toasted grain which provides some mild sweetness that gets dominated by the bitterness. More tastes bring out a slight fruited element as well as floral notes.

This is a medium bodied brew with a moderate amount of carbonation. The alcohol is well incorporated here. Rye beer? Pale Ale? Ohh I dont think so, this brute is hopped to the perceived IBUs of something more in line with a DIPA. Overall quite good stuff but a bit of a surprise with how hopped it was. Worth a try for sure. Thanks again Heath!

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2011 19:11:19 | More by stakem
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

4.05/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

22 oz gold foil topped bomber into a tulip glass. Rare Batch # 220. Bottle # 40.

Pours a deep clear copper, with several fingers of foamy off-white head. This settles down into a creamy ½ finger, which soaps the sides of the glass with rich sticky lacing. The aroma is fresh, leafy, piney, and a bit earthy in the nose, with underlying notes of rye, toasted grains, caramel, and citric fruit all combining to give this a ripe and spicy tanginess in the nostrils. This definitely has some aromatic flavor to it.

The taste brings it as well, with the dry grainy spiciness of the rye and the fresh green citric bite of the hops bouncing off of each other beautifully. Sweeter notes of caramel, bread, and even some light tropical fruit notes offer up some good underlying balance to the more assertive character of the rye and hops. The finish is very dry on this, with earthy pith and pine mingling with more rye, which is probably coming out the strongest here than it does in any other aspect of the profile. The mouthfeel is medium bodied, with a crisp prickly feel to the carbonation that is undercut by a smooth creaminess that keeps this flowing nicely in the mouth. This combines with a well hid 6% ABV to really make this much more quaffable than I initially thought it was going to be.

This is another well done beer from the LFL, with a great balance of aggressive flavors from the rye and hops here, yet this was still very smooth and approachable as a whole, to point where I would almost call this borderline refreshing on the palate. Sign me up for a bottle of this anytime.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2011 14:49:52 | More by Kegatron
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koopa

New Jersey

4.08/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

22oz bomber purchased at the Warren Store recently.

Appearance: Pours an orange tinged grad A amber maple syrup color with a slightly khaki 1 finger crown that shows loads of retention and loads of lace.

Smell: Some rye spiciness, a dash of orange pith, and a pinch of pine.

Taste: I'd give it a 4.2 if I could so I'm rounding down a bit. The rye does a good job waltzing with the citrus hops but the pith finish doesn't work for me.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a touch of chewiness and a nice creamy quality from that uber head retention. Makes for a nice sensory experience.

Overall: Fairly drinkable and interesting.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2011 22:38:00 | More by koopa
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Neffbeer

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bomber picked up at the Warren General store this afternoon. Poured into a Hill Farmstead tulip.

A: It pours a deep amber color with burnt orange/red hues, magnificent. There is a thick two finger off white head that displays good retention and coats the sides of the glass in sticky lacing.

S: The nose is full of citrusy american hops. There are notes of oranges, grapefruit, and some pine needles to round it out. The Rye is also detectable with a dough-like spiciness wafting from the glass.

T: The hops assert themselves first in a pleasant bouquet of citric fruit. Mid-palate the beer shifts gears and the malt takes over; spicy rye, and carmel toasted grains. It finishes dry with a healthy kick of earthy pine cone hops.

M: Medium to thick in feel, the rye gives the beer a hefty body. There is a good level of carbonation as well.

O: Great rye beer in my opinion. The hops manage to balance the spiciness of the rye and the dry finish keeps me coming back for more. My travels through Vermont are only re-enforcing what I already thought about the beer scene here. Great, creative brewers putting out some high quality stuff.

Serving type: bottle

07-15-2011 20:29:06 | More by Neffbeer
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Permagrin Rye Pale Ale from Lawson's Finest Liquids
90 out of 100 based on 96 ratings.