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

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225 Ratings
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Ratings: 225
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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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

02-04-2013 19:27:46 | More by willseph
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

02-04-2013 03:16:02 | More by calcnerd
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Illinois

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

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-24-2013 15:32:13 | More by CraftEyeDoc
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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

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BlissJunkie

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

01-14-2013 19:24:24 | More by BlissJunkie
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CanisMajor

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

01-14-2013 00:21:03 | More by CanisMajor
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

01-13-2013 20:12:30 | More by MordorMongo
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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

01-12-2013 22:07:54 | More by Shabadoo
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spycow

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

01-11-2013 21:57:50 | More by spycow
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thewimperoo

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.3%

01-11-2013 00:12:26 | More by thewimperoo
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Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-08-2013 21:01:22 | More by throwback
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tsauce2

Indiana

4/5  rDev -6.3%

01-06-2013 06:28:34 | More by tsauce2
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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-04-2013 02:39:04 | More by Buttermilk
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Illinois

5/5  rDev +17.1%

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

Maryland

3.55/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to Momar42 for the bottle share! Part of a 22 oz bottle poured into a Duvel artist tulip. Notes from last night's Skins/Cowboys game.

A: Pours a hazy copper color. The head is a one finger white color with unimpressive retention.

S: There's a really nice tropical fruit profile from the hops - which I've now come to expect from FFF. In particular, it's melon, grapefruit, and cantaloupe that I notice aromatically. There's a lot of rye malts that come through in this one.

T: The first thing that hits the palate is mango, melon, and grapefruit hop flavors. Rye comes through strongly afterwards, and some slight herbal piny hops in the finish almost gives off an onion/garlic vibe when backed up with the rye flavors. A bit on the rough side - both in texture and flavor.

M: Like I said, a little rough and heavily textured. It's not really dry per se, but the tingly coarseness doesn't mesh well with the slick, lingering finish. Low carbonation seemingly makes the texture come across as being thicker than it is.

O: I'm totally blaming palate fatigue as to why I only think this is just good. Going from a quartet of sours, a cucumber beer, a sweet vanilla/coffee porter, and freakin' BCBCS to a rye pale ale isn't the smoothest transition - but this beer still came off as a little rough. I'd love to try it again, though, because this was apparently an old bottle.

Serving type: bottle

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.3%

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California

4/5  rDev -6.3%

12-17-2012 22:36:28 | More by jgluck
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Illinois

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Wisconsin

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Illinois

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Ohio

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frankman71

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

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Iowa

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Rye'd Da Lightning from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 225 ratings.