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Rye'd Piper - Ale Industries

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84
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75 Ratings
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Ratings: 75
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 13.59%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: popery on 06-15-2010)
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4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

Photo of jdense
3.68/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at Pete's Brass Rail and Car Wash, Danville, CA, 8.14.2010.

Less than half a finger of white head, no dissipation or lacing to speak of due to full to the rim of glass pour. Dark brown/amber body, no visible carbonation due to opaqueness. Big rye hit in the nose, balanced with floral hops and a bit of grassiness. Taste mirrors the nose, this is a real rye beer. Mouthfeel is medium/full with good effervescence. Drinkability is pretty good though the big dose of rye is fairly unique. IMO more of a schwartzbier with rye. Worth a try.

Photo of MastaShonuf
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of DeadeyeOTDO
3/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of Seanibus
3.9/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tasty - darker and more malty than most rye-based beers I have tried, but the combo works.

Pours a deep chocolatey brown with a fluffy head. The aroma is malty, with wood, coffee, chicory and carob. A healthy dollop of burned brown sugar. The flavor follows along, with dark caramel and cigarette ash, but behind it there is a bitter rye sting on the finish, a sharp, black pumpernickel character, with a slight sweetness on the end.

Tasty

Photo of atpca
3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

Photo of OBeerMeGreatOne
4.13/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours more brown than red. Hard to think of this as an amber. Nice inch of head and decent lace though.

Banana, rye and citrus make up the smell.

Wow, this is an easy to drink rye beer. The rye spice is nicely balanced by some smooth citrus and pine hops. Mmmm. Simple, but very satisfying.

I'm grabbing some more. At 5.8% this is a ridiculously sessionable brew.

Photo of krl2112
3/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of Alpha309
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of kaseydad
3.95/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Picked up a growler tonight and anxious to try after passing over it numerous times. Poured into my Duvel glass and I am met with a dirty brown colored ale and a beige foamy head that stays awhile. Light lacing. The aroma definitely has the rye whiffs and also some chocolate, roasted malts, wood and slight leather. Nice. The taste is very rye with caramel hints and a nice hop kick to it with a slight spicy swallow. A lot of rye aftertaste with some salivating buds wanting more. Mouthfeel was a tad thin but it's a minor flaw. Overall I was impressed by this beer. If you are a rye fan this will be right up your alley. A nice beer worth seeking out.

Photo of MrDave
3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

Photo of jeffjeff1
3.58/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I had this on tap at Pete's Brass Rail and Car Wash in Danville.

Appearance- dark brown color, thin head

Smell- rye

Taste- rye, hops

Mouthfeel- medium bodied

Drinkability- I thought it was very good. I would like to have it again sometime. They have done well with this one.

Photo of BierJager89
4.06/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a really dark brown with a small light brown head.

S: Malt, grass, rye, vanilla, and citric hops in the nose.

T: Rye, bitter citrus peel, hoppyness and vanilla. Extremely pleasant.

M: Medium bodied, not the smoothest beer, nor the harshest.

O: Definitely recommended. I love the combination of rye spiciness and vanilla. A rye-barrel-aged version of this would likely be fantastic.

Photo of allstar255
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of lsummers
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of BrewerB
3.05/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Picked this up at Ales Unlimited.

Pours a mostly clear, reddish-amber with a massive, slightly dimpled light tan head. Retention is superb and is testing my patience while I await for the foam to settle enough for me to take sip.

Initial aromas of caramel and cracked pepper with brown sugar cookie undertones and subtle chocolate. Soap.

Spicy/herbal flavors hit the palette first and are swiftly followed with a sharp hop bitterness. Moderately-high bitter and this lingers long into the medium-dry finish.

Feels thin and watery on the tongue with a low level of carbonation. Hop bitterness is somewhat harsh/astringent.

Overall the nose might be the best aspect of this brew. Bitterness is harsh and detracts from drinkability, mouthfeel is unsatisfying, and the flavors aren't interesting and complex enough to yield repeated enjoyment.

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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2.5/5  rDev -32.1%

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2.75/5  rDev -25.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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2.5/5  rDev -32.1%

Rye'd Piper from Ale Industries
84 out of 100 based on 75 ratings.