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Convincingly Intention-Ale Rye Pale Ale - Cigar City Brewing

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Convincingly Intention-Ale Rye Pale Ale
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BA SCORE
87
very good

14 Ratings
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Ratings: 14
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: shand on 10-12-2012)
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Reviews by outdoor7or24:
Photo of outdoor7or24
4.8/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 5

32oz growler filled, poured into pint glass.
A: pours a cloudy golden orange, one finger head, moderate lacing
S: orange juice, lemon, grapefruit, rye
M: thin and kinda watery
T: fresh orange juice, grapefruit, lemon rind, pear juice rye, hops
O: amazing rye beer, I love the sweet fruitiness followed by bitters

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

Photo of shand
4.48/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Convincingly Intention-Ale pours a hazy golden color with a solid head. The aroma has a very strong rye kick backed up with some hops. The taste follows through more with the hops, which have a strong herbal and citrus character that stands up very well against the huge rye character. Big grapefruit peel on the finish. The mouthfeel is fairly light and gently carbonated. For such an intense beer, this is highly drinkable, and honestly refreshing. One of the bigger hits I've had from CCB recently, this is a great rye IPA.

Photo of sideshowe
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of dna1964dna
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of macrosmatic
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes. Poured from fresh growler into CCB pint glass.

A: Pours a hazy, light apricot with a one-half finger white head. Good amount of visible carbonation with nice lacing.

S: Bready malt (wheat/rye), citrus and resin hops, and a bit of pine.

T: Follows the nose. Fruity hop sweetness runs into rye bread chewy malts.

M: Medium body, tingly mouthfeel from carbonation & hops, a fairly dry finish, and no alcohol presence to speak of.

O: Good flavors here, but I'm not sure they mesh to me. Not bad, but my initial impression is just it may not be my preference. I'll try it again though, since I had it directly after Citrus Wizard, whose flavors may overwhelm almost any other beer following it.

Photo of Lare453
3.93/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

32oz growler into a dfh glass

A hazy light gold, nice lacing, medium and long lastin head. Great looking beer.

S fresh squeezed orange juice,floral,lemons heads.

T light citrus beginning, big citrus lemon and oj middle and a Sour lemon and fresh oj ending. The aftertaste is slightly bitter orange peel and lemon peel.

M thin, crisp, light carbonation. Great

O an excellent beer from ccb. Just wonderful, I would seek this out and hope they bottle it. Try it if you get the chance.

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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of PorterLambic
3.43/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Aggressively poured into a pint glass. Hazy though with light getting through. Big, fluffy, off-white head. Great lace though retention is less than stellar.
Smell is heavily biased to grapefruit hop presence and not much else detected.
Taste is citrusy hops, light malt and bread and yeast notes. Better balance than the nose but this is still a somewhat hoppy brew.
Fairly smooth, medium bodied, lighter effervescence than expected. Warming with a drying finish. A pretty good beer after the hop-heavy nose.

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4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

Convincingly Intention-Ale Rye Pale Ale from Cigar City Brewing
87 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.