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Daymark - Rising Tide Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

188 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 188
Reviews: 57
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 12.11%
Wants: 13
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rising Tide Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Chart a new course with Daymark as your guide. We start with a classic, clean and crisp American pale ale brewed with spicy Columbus and Centennial hops. Then we accent the grain bill with rye grown on small local family farms right here in Maine and malted to our specifications at Valley Malts, an artisanal malt house. Finally we dry hop the finished beer for a bright floral aroma.

(Beer added by: dciBA on 04-13-2011)
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RyanCMcGovern

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

08-20-2012 11:48:13 | More by RyanCMcGovern
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liamt07

Ontario (Canada)

3.6/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Bottle shared by Sammy, 650ml into a tulip.

Browned orange with a big white head. Great retention and lots of lacing. Nose has some lighter orangey/citrus notes, grainy breads, rye and some sweeter bready malt character. Taste has a drying grainy rye bread character, bitter citrus notes and light cracker and spicing. Medium mouthfeel and moderate carbonation. Bitterness is overpowering to the point where it detracts from the beers. An OK pale, but bittering is too aggressive for my liking in the style.

Serving type: bottle

08-20-2012 01:04:04 | More by liamt07
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.78/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Fresh bottle from Maine. The rye and the Centennial and Columbus combined make this a very bitter beer, even astringent. Would like to distinguish the rye spiciness if I could. The bottle says a pale, its not that. It is more malty with sediment on the bottle and grows on me as far as drinkability, but it is also a palate eraser and harsh.

Serving type: bottle

08-20-2012 00:05:24 | More by Sammy
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bmurph20

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

07-20-2012 15:15:45 | More by bmurph20
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ahbaggins

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -22.7%

07-01-2012 17:44:53 | More by ahbaggins
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ale207

Maine

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

07-01-2012 15:44:00 | More by ale207
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patfoley17

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.1%

06-22-2012 02:34:28 | More by patfoley17
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beef13

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

06-18-2012 18:22:40 | More by beef13
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BEERMILER12

Maine

4.13/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a hazy golden yellow with 2 fingers worth of head that retains well and leaves some nice lacing

S: Spicy hops stand out, along with the rye and some light lemon/citrus/floral hops

T: Starts out with the hops and slowly moves into the rye. The spiciness of the hops masks the rye in the beginning, but once the hops fade a bit, the rye shines more. Slightly bitter, but not too bad

M: Light-medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Nice and crisp, smooth and refreshing

O: A great anytime beer, and nearly perfect for the warm weather. The hops and rye malt compliment each other extremely well

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2012 01:50:51 | More by BEERMILER12
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +16%

06-03-2012 17:33:44 | More by PEIhop
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Maximusmaximus

Massachusetts

4.05/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

A nice treat,this American Pale Ale made from local ingredients, was brought back from Maine by a friend for tasting.

The packaging is beautiful with a label that I want to frame and put on my wall. The cap pops off with a fresh "snap" and into my hillbilly wine-glass it goes. The pour is a tricky one accompanied by too much foam and so it has to be poured in stages.

By scent, I anticipate a hoppy, spicey flavor from this cloudy, sun-colored brew.

Once the beer is safely out of the bottle and into my glass and I get to taste it, I am surprised that the aromas betray the taste which is fruity (apricot) and accompanied by a flowery hops. It's a nice flavor, if unexpected. As the beer proceeds, the flavors fade somewhat into a muted, watery version of the first sip. By the end of the beer however, some of the original flavors have returned with a greater complexity which allows this smooth, solidly carbonated beer to finish quite nicely with a very pleasant aftertaste.

I will look for this beer again, as well as others from Rising Tide Brewery.

Serving type: bottle

05-15-2012 16:37:33 | More by Maximusmaximus
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BeerKangaroo

Alaska

3.66/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Into a pint glass:

A: hazy light brown colored body with a frothy one finger white head that lasts a good two minutes. There are some bubbles on the sides of the glass separate of the head. There is very little lacing as the beer goes down.

S: based around the hops, where's the rye? hmmm... I do not notice anything else, no malts, ok, no big deal I guess

T: centered around the hops with a touch of malts every so slightly in the background. There is some coriander that comes in close to the end of the beer.

M: light to medium, quite creamy with a citrus/hops tang leaving a slight bite in the mouthfeel. Basically, for lack of better words, it is fun. I like it. I would say this is a pretty drinkable beer.

O: this is a good beer. I have been enthralled by the appearance. I would have this again. I will ask this: is this a Rye Beer or an American Pale Ale? Whatever, it doesn't matter to me.

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2012 00:00:50 | More by BeerKangaroo
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gueuzeonhigh

Maine

4.03/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Translucent straw color beer with a frothy long lived head that sculptured landscapes and foam.

Not particularly a strong nose.

Flavor is quite memorable- perhaps my favorite pale ale right along with this brewery's competitor Portland Beer's Spring Piper.

Flavor begins with strong notes of lemon citrus, hops bitterness, maybe some hints of coriander, lemon grass. Behind that start is an underpinning of malt and some yeast influence.

The flavor has an enduring property to it-- with a finish that never seems to materialize.

The mouthfeel is quite cordial thanks to this beer's long lasting citrus-hops flavor and long almost eternal finish. It keeps the beer vibrant and it's memory alive. The flavor is not so overpowering that it becomes tiring- in fact, I can imagine downing a few bomber bottles at one sitting without tiring of either the flavor or the "experience".

Overall-- a fine pale ale. I wish there was more of a nose to this beer. There is still more room for improvement, but it's a very enjoyable libation.

If you see this beer on the shelf-- grab it- you'll be pleased with it.

Serving type: bottle

04-28-2012 00:04:54 | More by gueuzeonhigh
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donkeyrunner

Massachusetts

4.2/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

My reward for a two hour run yesterday.

Hazy dark straw color with an runaway head. Lacey diarrhea splatter mess.

Prickly grapefruit and lemon sugar candy aroma. Multi-grain cracker underneath.

The prickly hop citrus mixes with the rye spice very well. Crisp and refreshing is as cliche as a beer review gets - but it's true. Carbonation is...zippy? Body is a tad light. Other than the rye the malt is pretty much a dead starfish.

A lot of good pale ales coming out of Maine as of late. Daybreak is equally as good as Spring Peeper, MO and it's other hoppy pale ale neighbors.

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2012 18:19:35 | More by donkeyrunner
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splendidsplinter

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.1%

04-05-2012 21:34:20 | More by splendidsplinter
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audrew

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

03-30-2012 23:09:24 | More by audrew
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Archemedies

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.1%

03-18-2012 00:03:55 | More by Archemedies
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erlenmeyer

Maine

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

02-05-2012 21:55:04 | More by erlenmeyer
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AshleyMiller

Vermont

4/5  rDev +3.1%

02-05-2012 04:46:02 | More by AshleyMiller
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KTCamm

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz bomber poured into a pint glass.

Pours dirty bronze with 2 inches white foam. Quite puffy. Laces a lot. Pine and grass nose. Spicy. Lemony. Lighter malt taste, with a subtle hop. Some bitterness hangs out at the end. Quite mellow, but with full flavor. Light rye in the background that would almost be missed if not written up.

Serving type: bottle

02-04-2012 15:17:21 | More by KTCamm
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

3.68/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

This poured out as a hazy yellow color with a huge white foamy head on top. I tried to pour this as slowly as possible but it didn't seem to matter. I gave the head some time to settle before pouring the rest of the bottle in the glass. The head had a good retention and lacing. The smell of the beer was very lemony, the rye gave off a nice little spice note in there as well. The flavor of the beer was pretty good also. The rye and citrus seemed to go pretty well together. The other flavors of grains balance the beer out a little. The mouthfeel was on the lighter side and had a nice crisp bite in the finish. Overall it's a pretty good brew if you enjoy rye. I'm not a huge fan of it but I felt that it worked well with this beer. I would say it's worth trying, I can't say that I'd buy it again though.

Serving type: bottle

12-27-2011 15:22:18 | More by Knapp85
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billab914

Virginia

3.95/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

22oz bottle into a Red Hook glass. It poured a pale, golden yellow color with a fluffy white head filling the top two inches of the glass. Nice retention and lacing on the glass as I drank it.

The aroma mixes some bready, slightly spicy rye flavors with a zesty, lemony citrus. Some pale, sweeter, grainy malts come out in it as well.

The rye really plays a big role in the taste. I get a lot of bready, spicy notes out of the rye and some zesty citrus out of the hops. Some bitter citrus rind comes out in the finish as well.

The mouthfeel is on the lighter side of the style with carbonation being moderate. Overall it was a pretty tasty and easy drinking beer. The rye flavors really came out in it. Pretty solid beer overall.

Serving type: bottle

12-24-2011 22:21:24 | More by billab914
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EagleRare

Maine

4/5  rDev +3.1%

12-19-2011 20:09:00 | More by EagleRare
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MaineMike

Maine

4/5  rDev +3.1%

12-17-2011 23:42:15 | More by MaineMike
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FrankLloydMike

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +28.9%

12-09-2011 02:46:04 | More by FrankLloydMike
Daymark from Rising Tide Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 188 ratings.