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Rodeo Rye Pale Ale - Payette Brewing

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BA SCORE
83
good

21 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 21
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 8.94%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Payette Brewing visit their website
Idaho, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Scotchboy on 04-15-2013)
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Reviews by TheFlern:
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

TheFlern, May 04, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

Schlafly33, Jun 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

LXIXME, May 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

fivetime, Mar 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Pours cloudy orange amber with one finger of white head that lasts about five minutes. Good amount of lacing. Smell is pungent floral hops with some resinous qualities. Might be some rye spice also.
Taste is orange zest, pink grapefruit, some pine, spicy rye and a touch of malt sweetness. Might be a bit lacking in the malts but at 4.0% abv. something has to be light.
Mouthfeel is thin and carbonation was just enough. Finish is long dry and bitter. Closer to an AIPA in that regard. Overall an outstanding Pale Ale from Payette Brewing Co. I am starting to see these Payette cans in a lot of stores in Oregon and am looking forward to trying more of their beers.

Spikester, Apr 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

bret717, Jul 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

12oz can picked up last night at the COOP... Pours a hazy light orange with a fairly big meringue like head... nice retention and lacing.

Definitely more hop centric than the malt/rye and I have no problems with that.. tropical fruits and pretty big citrus aroma.. still is balanced by a nice graininess that I associate with rye but always have a harder time identifying in hoppier beers. This is pretty nice... Better than I remember.

All 3.75's

JohnGalt1, May 15, 2014
Photo of Zorro
3.34/5  rDev -9.5%

No idea the ABV but considering it was bought at a Utah Supermarket it has to be less than 4%.

Clear amber colored ale with a high level of carbonation. Good sized white colored head.

Smells strongly hoppy with a big dose of northwestern style hops. Strong scent of bitter citrus mostly grapefruit with a bit of menthol. Smells a bit woody.

Starts out mildly sweet with a toasted grain flavor. Fairly bitter. Toasted grain flavor but this is a highly hopped brew.

Mouthfeel is good for a Utah store beer.

Overall a 4% beer for hop heads.

Zorro, Mar 25, 2014
Photo of Reidrover
3.78/5  rDev +2.4%

12 oz can bought from "Lifesource" grocers in Salem OR. $1.69 Pours a murky darker orange with a large, impressive cream coloured head. Spicy rye bread aromas mixed with sweet floral hops, nice scent. Smooth creamy bready taste with a really nice hop after taste. Nice smooth mouth feel, goes over the tongue really well. Impressed nice low alcohol beer with some taste!

Reidrover, Jun 13, 2014
Photo of Benish
4.41/5  rDev +19.5%

Truly an awesome beer considering it's 4% alcohol content.

Poured into snifter glass.

Appearance: somewhat burnt orange in color. Cloudy and opaque and glows with light shining through.

Smell: very fragrant. Picked up floral notes and citrus. Not complicated, but strong which I didn't expect with a low ABV beer.

Taste: wow! Instant bitterness from the hops (and rye?) and complemented with a subtle malt backbone. Just like the the floral smell, it made me think of lush green hops and bitter grapefruit rind. Something about this made it seem so earthy and fresh. This truly is a hop bomb for a low ABV beer in my opinion.

Mouthfeel: light bodied, perfectly carbonated.

Overall: When having a lower alcohol beer, I kind of lowered my standards. But by doing that, I was just blown away by the smell and flavors. Got this 6 pack at Trader Joe's in Utah for only 7 bucks. Most beers this state cost more than then that and I don't know why!?

Benish, Jun 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

johnmac, Apr 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

A- Looks fantastic. Pots hazy orange with a 2 finger head and mild lacing.

S- Smells very good as well. Citra hops dominate, smells fresh, dry and hop forward.

T- Taste follows the nose. Citrus hops dominate, but there is a strong malt background. The rye adds a pleasant peppery spiciness. Quite drinkable

M- light to medium body with light carbonation.

O- Great, dry, hop forward, light pepperiness and citrus finish. Fantastic session beer.

Brisket, Apr 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

DerwinWentworth, Mar 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

johnnyboy76, Apr 12, 2014
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3.58/5  rDev -3%

Poured from a can into a nonic glass.

A- Poured a clear light orange color with off-white soapy head that left some splashy lace.

S- Big piney, grapefruit, floral, and spicy rye notes. Smells strongly of centennial hops, although it looks like it is single hopped with citra.

T- Lots of spicy and sour rye character, very grainy, quite a bit of tropical hop character, and finished with light to moderate bitterness.

M- Lighter bodied, slightly watery finish, and fizzy carbonation

O- Some really nice tropical hop character in the flavor and a really nice hop forward aroma. The rye expression is among the strongest on any beer I have had recently, but it is a little watery.

Hoptometrist, Apr 21, 2014
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4.08/5  rDev +10.6%

Poured into a stange glass from a 12 oz. can.

A-orange, copper, hazy, and cloudy; 2 inch cream head; good retention. Creamy lace left on the glass. Nice lookin' brew!

S-oranges, flowers, earthy hops, spicy rye, and perhaps some piney undertones.

T-earth, twigs, piney rye, flowers; biscuity malt up front, followed by a bitter/dry aftertaste. Nice flavor, balanced and refreshing.

M-a little thin, yet it hit the spot. Carbonation on the moderate side.

Overall, it was a pretty good beer; quite sessionable and easy to drink. It was packed with flavor and the aroma was quite nice. Give it a try!

Jsteez, Jul 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

MikeDAdams, Jul 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

westcoastbeerlvr, Jul 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Dmboyle, Jun 22, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

JoelClark, Aug 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

On-tap @ Bardenay Boise ID. Served in a pint glass.

A: Slightly hazed bright gold, small amount of head with some lacing.

S: Bright, clear notes of orange/orange juice and floral hops, with some light malt character and hints of spice and crisp grain. As it warms the orange character turns a bit pungent.

T: Again, clear orange flavors and some floral hop notes melting into a grainy rye finish. Hints of spices...some pithy dank hop resin as well. Bitterness is low(er) for a Pale.

MF: Lighter body, creamy and light carbonation.

O: Really nice Rye Pale IMO. Hops are full of fruity flavor, the rye is right there, bitterness is low and balance & flavors are high. Sessionable summer hop-forward rye beer anyone? Yes please.

Please can it Payette!

Scotchboy, Apr 15, 2013
Rodeo Rye Pale Ale from Payette Brewing
83 out of 100 based on 21 ratings.