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Rye'd Da Lightning - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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227 Ratings
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Ratings: 227
Reviews: 53
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.37%
Wants: 65
Gots: 25 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

A special rye beer brewed in collaboration with our friends at Reckless Records. Brewed with American 2-row barley & rye medium bodied ale has a sweet caramel biscuit body and a deep golden color. A special blend of hops gives this rye ale an aroma of resiny tangerines & blood fruit. Cheer!

(Beer added by: HopHead84 on 04-16-2012)
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WoodBrew

Illinois

5/5  rDev +17.1%

From a bomber poured into a duvel tulip. Pours a clear orange copper with an inch of off white head that shrinks with nice lacing. Aroma is tangerine, pine resin, grapefruit, apricot, and rye. Flavor follows aroma. Blood fruit, tangerine, grapefruit, some tropical fruit, and a rye based malty backbone. Thin to medium mouthfeel. Very good.

08-26-2012 17:29:51 | More by WoodBrew
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

5/5  rDev +17.1%

01-27-2013 17:25:23 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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Davihaw

Illinois

5/5  rDev +17.1%

12-31-2012 22:55:31 | More by Davihaw
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Talz420


5/5  rDev +17.1%

08-03-2012 18:15:47 | More by Talz420
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KC9LDB

Illinois

5/5  rDev +17.1%

07-12-2012 15:25:31 | More by KC9LDB
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RMelyon

Illinois

5/5  rDev +17.1%

06-21-2013 23:43:18 | More by RMelyon
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vinny21bal

Illinois

4.98/5  rDev +16.6%

Amazing. Rich, citrus, perfect. I don't have much to say other then perfection. This is another one I had fresh and then 6 months after the fresher the better. This is another one I wouldn't sit on which I am sure that is not an option as they only made it once. So I don't even know if there is any out there. I know this has nothing to do with the beer but a great label as well. Floyd's just keeps killing it.

05-09-2013 19:20:59 | More by vinny21bal
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facundoCNB

New Jersey

4.83/5  rDev +13.1%

a nice clean orangey/amber pour with a finger of white head, nice lacing!
smells of piney hops, caramel, grapefruit, subtle hints of toasted grains (rye).
very hoppy up front, floral, citrusy, very sweet/tart on the cheeks initially. a delicious rye ale, leaning towards an ipa. subtle hints of rye pop up behind all the hops.
medium body, nice carbonation, creamy feel on lips..

overall another phenomenal beer by 3F! awesome metallica reference, awesome artwork, great fuckin' beer.

09-05-2012 00:57:30 | More by facundoCNB
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rappmann

Ontario (Canada)

4.78/5  rDev +11.9%

Bomber from the brewery, review based on notes

A - Light orange with one finger white head recedes quickly, colour is beautiful.

S - In your face fruitiness, smells up the room upon cracking the bottle. Peach, apricot tangerines and citrus.

T -Perfect balance of fruity juicy hops and biscuity malt really well balanced.

M - really light, easy drinking slightly heavy on the carbonation.

O - One of my favourite beers from 3 Floyds, easily drank a bomber and was wanting more! Really great and highly recommended.

06-03-2012 20:51:26 | More by rappmann
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

05-16-2012 02:12:04 | More by Gonzoillini
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frankman71

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

11-26-2012 05:16:10 | More by frankman71
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wesside89

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

09-10-2013 07:38:44 | More by wesside89
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Drucifer

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

12-13-2012 16:35:52 | More by Drucifer
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Hopbully

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

02-28-2013 05:46:48 | More by Hopbully
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RTrain12

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

09-06-2012 22:03:44 | More by RTrain12
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KingBiscuit

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

06-16-2012 00:11:26 | More by KingBiscuit
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cosmicevan

New York

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

big thanks to stxSS07 for sending this my way along with some of the teku glasses.

a - brew poured a fairly opaque almost pewter orange. when held to the light i could see some shadows and outlines of the objects on the other side. a thin finger of bubbles served as the head which left relatively quick leaving nothing more than just a skin of bubbles. lacing was spotty, but present.

s - HOLY MOLY! smells like a world class IPA. wonderful citric and grapefruit blast. some rye is present, but this is a hop bonanza!!! smells insanely good.

t - the taste does not disappoint. the hops in the nose are perfectly married with a wonderful rye grain presence. very earthy without being gross. just a masterpiece.

m - medium bodied. solid. even carbonation. light and easy to drink. really well balanced.

o - overall, rye beers are one of my favorites and i think i may have found the best rye beer i've ever tried. the hops are perfect right now. why, oh why can't i live walking distance to three floyds...heck, i'll take the regular offerings on the shelf. PLEASE EXPAND distro!!!

06-10-2012 02:07:54 | More by cosmicevan
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rpbuckeye

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

10-25-2012 05:45:10 | More by rpbuckeye
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CorneliusBunker

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

10-17-2012 04:34:57 | More by CorneliusBunker
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Rado

California

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

09-01-2012 21:25:52 | More by Rado
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jsher1112

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

03-04-2013 23:17:06 | More by jsher1112
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3FloydsZombie


4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

08-05-2012 22:25:44 | More by 3FloydsZombie
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gradergator

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

02-23-2013 19:37:22 | More by gradergator
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scott2269

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

04-30-2012 14:16:37 | More by scott2269
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C2H5

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

05-12-2012 15:58:43 | More by C2H5
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Rye'd Da Lightning from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 227 ratings.