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Sweetwater LowRYEder IPA - SweetWater Brewing Company

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Sweetwater LowRYEder IPASweetwater LowRYEder IPA

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508 Ratings

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Ratings: 508
Reviews: 72
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 10.48%
Wants: 13
Gots: 39 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
SweetWater Brewing Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: dpodratsky3 on 06-26-2012)
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Reviews by mattsdenney:
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3.38/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Got as part of a Tackle Box variety pack. Poured 12 oz. bottle into a NB globe glass.

A: Pours clear with little head and no lacing. Light orange in color.

S: Nose is a little stuffy at the moment but here goes. Orange peel, citrus, and grassy hops. Some toasty malt in there as well.

T: A well balanced blend of hop bitterness, peppery rye essence, and malty backbone. Finishes with lingering grassy flavor. It's good, very similar to their IPA but with a little more spice and less grapefruit flavor.

M: Light bodied, carbonated, and frothy.

O: Overall an enjoyable IPA. Well balanced with great hop flavor and rye. Nicely done.

mattsdenney, Oct 31, 2012
More User Reviews:
Photo of oberon
3.9/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a nonic a chill hazed burnt orange with a frothy halfinger white head that left some broken lace as it settled.Aromas are pleasant enough but a little subdued,I pick up some orange and lemon notes along with some caramel/toffee.Bright and fresh citric hops on the palate over top of a sweet toffee that really stands out in the finish,the rye provides a litle sharpness but doesn't seem to play a huge role.A pretty good rye ipa it's got a real fresh citrusy flavor profile wich I liked.

oberon, Dec 11, 2012
Photo of ExtraStout
3.88/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Part of their 12 pack combo. Pours an okay size head. Color is a kind of a darker yellow, what I would expect when I think of rye. I smell a combo of rye, hops and malts. The tasted is rye up front with hops coming quickly and hanging behind with a touch of malts. The mouthfeel is decent. Overall I like this offering and think its the best of their 12 pack combo. One can taste the Sweetwater IPA backbone and because I like rye I'm really diggin this.

ExtraStout, Dec 29, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

MadScientist, Jun 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

tbryan5, Aug 26, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +21%

markallmon, Mar 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Kjanisch7, Jul 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

anjah, Feb 17, 2013
Photo of Jason
3.65/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz brown bottle with a freshness date.

LOOK: Orange amber, some particulate, perfect lacing

SMELL: Fresh orange zest, spicy, slightly estery, faint caramel, juicy, grainy

TASTE: Crisp & smooth, medium bodied, floral, spicy rye, hop bitterness, orange peel, dried grass, grainy, faint broth, minty, drying grainy hoppy finish

Tasty all around, good for one but I'd not sure if I could go for a second right away though that does not mean I would not want to go back to the brew. Good use of rye and the hoppiness is pretty wild.

Jason, Oct 26, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

dankjohn, Aug 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

bpfrush, Mar 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

sourdog, May 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Dinkel, Jan 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

rwilde, Dec 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

NickyT, Oct 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

JuniperJesus, Feb 20, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

ltdantheman, Dec 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Mtooman, Aug 19, 2013
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3.76/5  rDev +1.1%

Iparedman, Nov 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +21%

alotofcoffee, Jun 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

lcdawg, Jan 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Beezee, Dec 28, 2012
Photo of tdm168
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - bright orange with a soft, white head that fades to a thin lacing

S - grapefruit, pineapple, bread, very faint cake batter

T - rye, pepper, spicy earthy hops, citrusy finish

M - medium bodied, smooth, well carbonated

This is a nice, easy to drink rye IPA. The rye is noticeable and adds a nice peppery spice to the beer. The hops are complimentary adding their own spicyness to the flavor. The citrusy finish rounds out the flavor and makes clean finish so the rye isn't overwhelming. This is definitely an enjoyable beer.

tdm168, Nov 26, 2012
Photo of WoodBrew
3.96/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

The LowRyeder from SweetWater is very good and smooth. The beer pours a clear light copper with thin white head that is leaving a spotty lace. The scent carries fresh hop with hints of pine and bitter citrus. The taste is a great balance between sweet malt and bitter hop which finishes dry. The hops add a citrus flare with a touch of pine. The mouthfeel is lighter in body and good carbonation. Overall this is a great session beer for those that prefer a slightly bitter and dry beer...definitely worth a try.

WoodBrew, Sep 24, 2013
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Sweetwater LowRYEder IPA from SweetWater Brewing Company
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