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RyePA - Sonoma Springs Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 2
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 4.16%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sonoma Springs Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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(Beer added by: mjl21 on 01-31-2010)
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316nuts, May 30, 2012
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4.15/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Mondo in Sonoma. Poured into a pint glass. Comes in at 5.9%.

A-When I was presented the pint glass the only description I could use was turkey gravy with a thin off white film. Apparently a lot of their kegs result in heavily unfiltered pours. I will be fair and give it a 3 until I try this he way the brewers' intended.

S-While it doesn't look the prettiest, it has a great nose. Lots of pine and dank aromas let you know there is a nice amount of hops. There is also toasted pale malt. I am not getting too much of the rye.

T-The taste follows the nose. The pine hops are upfront along with some lemon citrus. They use a Belgian yeast strain in this beer and it is noticeable, but not overly dominant. It has a nice spicy rye finish and a nice shot of bitterness.

M-Medium bodied and nicely carbonated.

D-A really good rye pale ale. It has a low enough abv to make it quite sessionable.

This was my first beer from this brewery. I need to go check out their location in Sonoma and try some of their other offerings. I also would like to try this beer there and see what it is supposed to look like.

mjl21, Jan 31, 2010
RyePA from Sonoma Springs Brewing Co.
- out of 100 based on 2 ratings.