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Sweetwater LowRYEder IPA - SweetWater Brewing Company

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Sweetwater LowRYEder IPASweetwater LowRYEder IPA

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BA SCORE
84
good

460 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 460
Reviews: 71
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 10.72%
Wants: 10
Gots: 22 | 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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godlessape

Georgia

4.16/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured this from a bottle into a snifter. The body is clear and brassy, and the half inch creamy head fell to a thin skim and like all good IPA's hung on tenaciously.
The aroma is heavy with pine, like a fresh Christmas tree in a small room. I'm picking up a some grapefruit, orange, and lemon notes as well of course--and all of this is drenched in a subterranean deep rich caramel. Sublime.
The taste doesn't venture too from what your schnoz already told you to expect, thankfully. The spicy peppery rye adds to the whole mix in a winning way and the Mt Hood along with the Centennial hops make for a great combo.
The mouthfeel is smooth and creamy with light to moderate carbonation.
Overall this has to be one of my favorite rye IPA's. Anyone in or around Georgia should pick up a 6-pack or two.

Serving type: bottle

02-02-2013 01:07:13 | More by godlessape
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Brianito

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +7.2%

01-30-2013 06:50:08 | More by Brianito
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CitizenGrain

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

01-29-2013 17:17:24 | More by CitizenGrain
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chickenflea

Florida

3.7/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured slightly hazy and golden. A small white head with minimal lacing. Aroma is tangerine and sweet orange on a soda cracker. Flavor does have a touch of spice on the finish with some grain and caramel malt mid palate. This drink works its way from the nose to the front of the tongue and back through the back of your throat in a deliberate and tasty fashion. The rye is unmistakeable and mutes the bitterness, smoothing out the finish as well. A tasty and highly drinkable brew. Medium texture with average carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2013 00:10:59 | More by chickenflea
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Durge

Connecticut

3.95/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Grabbed one on my way through Atlanta Airport at their Draft House at
Terminal B. This IPA shows a clear, deep amber color with a modest white top and
similar lacing. The aroma is very nice with solid citrus and a hint of rye
grain along with a touch of caramel malt. The flavor brings an immediately
satisfying idea of crisp lemon/grapefruit hop, and a notable dry rye wheat
element. Nice graininess while offering lots of hop bite along with some orange,
fruit sweetness. The body is just about medium with a fine but very effective
carbonation that makes for a lively feel that works for this tasty, refreshing
brew.

Serving type: on-tap

01-27-2013 18:24:17 | More by Durge
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OMsweetOM

California

4/5  rDev +7.2%

01-24-2013 06:47:12 | More by OMsweetOM
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fields336

Virginia

3.6/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

A: cloudy peach, amber colored brew w 1.5 fingers yellowish head. lots of bubbles coming off the bottom of the glass.

S: sweet, pear, peach, spicey rye, sweet caramel malts

T: peach, pear, mango, spicey rye, bready malt, sweet caramel, toffee, could be more bitter

M: light-med bodied, dry finish nice

O: Nice rye IPA, I think i like Ruthless better though

Serving type: bottle

01-22-2013 02:25:29 | More by fields336
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John1985

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +7.2%

01-21-2013 17:23:03 | More by John1985
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MAJ85

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

01-20-2013 14:00:24 | More by MAJ85
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khargro2

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

01-19-2013 01:16:30 | More by khargro2
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gregoryhersh

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

01-18-2013 22:57:42 | More by gregoryhersh
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Jsmercer

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

01-18-2013 03:06:32 | More by Jsmercer
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Slikpitt

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

01-16-2013 15:14:44 | More by Slikpitt
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oldvines

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

01-15-2013 03:31:47 | More by oldvines
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bushwack

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

01-12-2013 21:59:55 | More by bushwack
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TheMarkE

California

3.69/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Different. The peppery rye and floral hops are well balanced, as are the sweetness and bitterness. Not one of their best, but it continues to grow on me the more I drink it. The 6.2% ABV probably helps.

Serving type: bottle

01-10-2013 01:05:12 | More by TheMarkE
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Thorpe429

Illinois

3.79/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On tap at the Sweetwater location in the Atlanta airport. Pours a golden color. Fairly bitter with some rye spice and a touch of residual bready malt. Pretty drinkable, especially during a layover.

Serving type: on-tap

01-09-2013 03:26:43 | More by Thorpe429
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AlexFields

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

01-08-2013 00:18:26 | More by AlexFields
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avalon07

South Carolina

3.98/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Poured from a bottle to a pint glass. Had a yellowish color and a clear consistency. There was a half inch of foamy head that dissipated after a fair amount of time. Pretty good lacing.

S: A sweet, enticing aroma of hops and light fruit.

T: Tasted of hops (an average amount), some light malt, and a good deal of fruit (seemed like a citrus element). The advertised rye was present, but not overwhelmingly so. A sweet, light, easy to like flavor.

M: A highly carbonated beer with a smooth finish. Light-bodied.

O: This is a solid beer that's very focused and really drinkable. A session beer if there ever was one.

Serving type: bottle

01-07-2013 00:39:12 | More by avalon07
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Mattybz28

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

01-01-2013 22:48:25 | More by Mattybz28
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ExtraStout

Massachusetts

3.88/5  rDev +4%
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.

Serving type: bottle

12-29-2012 22:14:46 | More by ExtraStout
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Beezee

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

12-28-2012 15:09:59 | More by Beezee
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cherotr


3.05/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

poured a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass:

appearance: good 1" head, disappeared quickly.

smell: pine, grapefruit,... black tea?

taste: rye bitterness, peppery, not overly malty or hoppy, well-balanced. bitter aftertaste.

mouth: very smooth, light carbonation, foamy feel.

overall: not bad, might just have another...

Serving type: bottle

12-25-2012 06:08:34 | More by cherotr
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

12-25-2012 02:26:54 | More by rolltide8425
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Cluker

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

12-24-2012 23:06:48 | More by Cluker
Sweetwater LowRYEder IPA from SweetWater Brewing Company
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