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Hop Kitchen - RyePA - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
87
very good

146 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 146
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 8.81%
Wants: 2
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: schnarr84 on 02-25-2014)
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

bmwats, Jun 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

qchic, Jun 14, 2014
Photo of wethorseblanket
3.86/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours from a capped bomber a slightly hazed amberish orange with a solid 1-finger thick white head with good retention which yields rings and splotches of lace.

N: Oranges, tangerines, grapefruit citrus, mango and passion fruit tropicals, some pine, faint bready malts.

T: Spicy rye malts with some citrusy and piney hops. Bready and slightly dank.

M: Moderate body and medium carbonation. Finishes dry, bitter, malty and rye spicy.

O: Fairly inexpensive at $4.99, but just meh with a nice nose. Consumed 4 days past the enjoy by date (6/8/14).

wethorseblanket, Jun 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

Snow81, Jun 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

TBRich, Jun 06, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

LightnerLiquorKS, Jun 06, 2014
Photo of arizcards
3.88/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Picked up a bomber from BevMo on Memorial Day for $4.99. Enjoy by 06/08/2014.

Beer poured a less than clear orange with a decent white head.

Nose is malt based with light hints of citrus.

Taste is pretty well balanced. Malt backbone with the rye spiciness is very nice. Hops are not huge but lend a touch of lemon zest and pine.

Mouthfeel drinks like a double ipa. Carbonation is lower, malt bill is bigger, finish is smooth.

Overall this is a tasty brew. I find myself drawn to the rye spice style of ipa...very enjoyable at a decent price!

arizcards, Jun 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Coopersbeer, Jun 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

thatoneguymike, Jun 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

mikerieder, May 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

MN_Beerticker, May 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Westuh, May 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

mpenske, May 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

dozier77, May 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Damian74Shensky, May 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Modernrickk, May 20, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.3%

ariceclemson, May 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Drew26, May 19, 2014
Photo of Celtics17
4.18/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A big pine character with some nice spice notes with the rye. The rye comes through on the finish, as the pine hits up front. Very low citrus or fruit notes. Bready in the smell and taste. A bigger version of Ranger from New Belgium.

Overall a solid rye IPA. Very fresh and clean taste.

Celtics17, May 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Steamer, May 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Aggro, May 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

AndrewMichael, May 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

ssimpson89, May 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

jaydoc, May 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

aklude, May 08, 2014
Hop Kitchen - RyePA from New Belgium Brewing
87 out of 100 based on 146 ratings.