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Sweetwater LowRYEder IPA - SweetWater Brewing Company

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Sweetwater LowRYEder IPASweetwater LowRYEder IPA

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516 Ratings

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Ratings: 516
Reviews: 72
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 10.48%
Wants: 14
Gots: 47 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
SweetWater Brewing Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: dpodratsky3 on 06-26-2012

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Ratings: 516 | Reviews: 72
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Seeing as how I was a fan of Southern Tier's 2X Rye, I decided to give this rye IPA a try.


To be honest, I was looking for more of a hops-blast since this is an IPA. I am thankful it isn't so bitter it puckers my mouth, and all the rye and malts do make a nice flavour. It just wasn't what I was looking for in a rye IPA.

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12 oz bottle with a drink by 7.15.14 date on the side. Pretty sure this was one of the last barrels brewed as Sweetwater announced its retirement a few months back

A - Bronze with some clarity, 1 finger of head and sticky lace left on the glass.

S - Rye, spices and orange spices. Bitter hops

T - Bitter hops and orange zest. Lots of Rye. Its not really working for me...

M - Medium bodied and well carbonated. Average...

O - Points for being a different type of IPA, but not nearly as good as their classic IPA.

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Sweetwater LowRYEder IPA from SweetWater Brewing Company
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