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Sweetwater LowRYEder IPA - SweetWater Brewing Company

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Sweetwater LowRYEder IPASweetwater LowRYEder IPA

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496 Ratings

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Ratings: 496
Reviews: 72
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 10.72%
Wants: 13
Gots: 35 | 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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Photo of joefuzz
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Pours hazy honey gold with a very small off white head. Smells of strongly of citrus hops. Taste is kind of muted hops with a good amount of crystal malt. Mouthfeel and carbonation are about right for the style. Overall pretty decent beer.

joefuzz, Mar 28, 2013
Photo of Magery
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Magery, Mar 27, 2013
Photo of Antonius08
5/5  rDev +34%

Antonius08, Mar 26, 2013
Photo of Ryan011235
4.2/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a Rockmill tulip on 3/25/13

Best if enjoyed by: 04/18/13

This is lighter in color than I was expecting; a softer shade of honey gold. The beer sits clear with one thumb of sticky foam atop. Ample gobby lace.

Really nice play between the hops and rye; deep citric tones (tangerine, orange marmalade and peach) are paired with lively pine and rye. Semi-doughy biscuit notes as well.

The hops and rye kick even more come sippin' time; resinous, bitter pine and crackling grapefruit rake from the tip of the tongue on back. Rye is a willing participant in such a raucous foray. Floral sweet and tropical peach hops linger, calming the toasty finish.

The medium-light body and carbonation a-plenty add to the chaotic aspects of the beer. Oh, and what wonderful chaotic aspects they are.

LowRyeDer is legit. I picked up but one single. I should have bought a whole six pack. One of the best Sweetwater 12 ouncers I've had - it easily rivals SIPA.

Ryan011235, Mar 26, 2013
Photo of facundoCNB
3.94/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a slightly hazy copper pour with a finger of white head, nice retention. smells of grapefruit, pine, caramel. a nice citrus hop profile, piney bitterness, earthy notes, a nice sweet malty profile. medium body with high carbonation makes his a very refreshing drink. a crisp and refreshingly flavorful hoppy ipa. not the best rye ipa i've had, but one of the better ones.

facundoCNB, Mar 26, 2013
Photo of immobileman
3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

immobileman, Mar 24, 2013
Photo of KTCamm
3.68/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Pours light to medium copper with white foam. Clingy around the edges. Light malty nose, hints of rye. Taste has a lot of rye, firm hoppiness. The body is light but the bitter is prominent. Blended nicely, smooth easy IPA with a thread of rye. Pretty good.

KTCamm, Mar 24, 2013
Photo of thebouch01
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

thebouch01, Mar 23, 2013
Photo of waiting4lunch
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

waiting4lunch, Mar 23, 2013
Photo of LibrariansLoveBEER
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

LibrariansLoveBEER, Mar 21, 2013
Photo of WillKillem
4/5  rDev +7.2%

WillKillem, Mar 15, 2013
Photo of wmobley
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

wmobley, Mar 14, 2013
Photo of JohnBender
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

JohnBender, Mar 09, 2013
Photo of BGsWo22
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

BGsWo22, Mar 09, 2013
Photo of Duvel
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Duvel, Mar 09, 2013
Photo of Apathetiq
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Apathetiq, Mar 08, 2013
Photo of AmitC
4.01/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a snifter.

A nice pale orange color. One finger thick off white colored head with decent retention. Excellent lacing. Hazy appearance. Juicy. one or two bubbles seen going up. Opaque.

Aroma is bursting with some citrus flavors - orange peel and grape fruit. A mix of malts and centennial hops create a nice earthy touch along with creating good aromatics. Strength is good. No booze and nice sessionable touch with a good amount of orange feel. A little hint of rye in middle of all that.

Flavors are equally good. Zesty filled with sap kind of flavor that seeps in slowly giving the taste of dry hopped brew. Orange peel, grapefruit and a complex citrus variety. Upfront is a mix of malty and aromatic flavor with the end as a nice and well balanced rye IPA. Rye bitterness and hop bitterness is well hidden. Finish is a lot pale ale like with very slight bitterness. In fact malt does an extremely good job of not dominating but suppressing all the bitterness.

Mouth feel is medium light bodied. Moderate to low carbonation. Easy to drink and with no astringency.

AmitC, Mar 07, 2013
Photo of coreyfmcdonald
4/5  rDev +7.2%

coreyfmcdonald, Mar 04, 2013
Photo of markallmon
4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

markallmon, Mar 02, 2013
Photo of Orancy
4/5  rDev +7.2%

Orancy, Mar 01, 2013
Photo of TequilaTom
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

TequilaTom, Feb 28, 2013
Photo of Dannynoonan123
4/5  rDev +7.2%

Dannynoonan123, Feb 27, 2013
Photo of UnderPressure
3.53/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Slightly hazy. golden straw colored. Momentary half inch head melts to a ring.

Mostly malt sweetness in the aroma. The hops have certainly faded, since this beer is not at its peak freshness. But I am picking up some floral hop aroma

More of the same in the flavor, with an added spiciness from the rye malt. Significant bitterness accentuated by the rye. Decent flavor. Nothin special though.

Carbonation feels nice, as well as the body of the beer. The finish is dry, bitter, and a little rough on the tongue for my taste. But not as bad as some other rye beers.

I feel like this beer would be much better fresh, so I won't knock it too much. But, I wasn't very impressed overall.

UnderPressure, Feb 26, 2013
Photo of jopezu
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

jopezu, Feb 25, 2013
Photo of VeganUndead
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

VeganUndead, Feb 24, 2013
Sweetwater LowRYEder IPA from SweetWater Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 496 ratings.