Divided Sky Rye IPA - 4 Hands Brewing Co.
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Reviews by DelMontiac:
3.84/5 rDev -0.8%
12 bottle dated 10/31/13 from a mixed six a friend picked out for me at Trader Joe's.
Poured into a pint glass - honey/straw hues with two fingers of real thick sticky off-white head. Head never completely melts and marks the glass with each sip.
Aromas of grapefruit, fresh cut pine, orange peel, all up front. Some damp earth, sweet caramel malt, and bread dough underneath.
On the tongue it's tangy grapefruit, orange peel, and pine needle. Sweet bread dough with a lingering bitterness and peppery rye bite in the after.
Medium-full sticky and oily feel. Great velvety carb.
My first beer from 4 Hands. A very good Rye IPA. They've got my attention. Need to try more from these guys.
11-19-2013 00:31:37 | More by DelMontiac
More User Reviews:
3.1/5 rDev -19.9%
22 oz bottle. Pours hazy golden orange with a huge creamy white head that retains well and laces the glass.
The aroma is rye malts with some sweet bread and not a lot of hop.
The flavor is sweet bready malt with spicy rye and peppery grassy hops with a good amount of bitterness. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with lots of carbonation.
Overall, a decent rye IPA. The rye is prominent with good bitterness but not a lot of hop flavor.
08-15-2013 03:38:41 | More by Beaver13
4.49/5 rDev +16%
Cloudy light brown in appearance. A thin layer of foam across the top of the glass. The nose is a fantastic blend of piney aroma hops with a twist of rye. I'll be honest, it smells amazing! Very light in terms of mouthfeel. Pine like hops on the forefront and followed by that slight tickle of rye on the tongue. Well executed. The best offering thus far by this brewery and many of theirs are good.
06-30-2013 19:10:04 | More by Franziskaner
3.03/5 rDev -21.7%
Unfortunately I think the bottle my neighbor picked up was a bit over primed and it affected everything...taste, scent, mouthfeel, etc. The beer poured a hazy orangish yellow with foamy big head that did not leave much lacing. The scent carried some citrus and pine....but mostly that overprimed blah. The taste was more malty that hoppy....meaning there was a sweetness that was trying to balance the hop. The mouthfeel was medium in body and the had big carbonation. Overall it was ok...I would definitely try it again if given the chance.
12-27-2013 04:32:14 | More by WoodBrew
4.1/5 rDev +5.9%
Pours a hazed & pretty much gushing straw color with crazy amounts of pearl colored head. Never cleared up, crazy head retention & lacing
S: Peppery & floral notes, grassiness & breadiness
T: Follows the nose, nice malty sweetness up front, grapefruit & pineyness as well. Dryness, more grapefruit, breadyness, plus peppery rye as this warms. Finishes with grapefruit, peppery rye, pine, caramel & woody dryness
MF: Medium bodied, slight carbonation, nice balance
Easy to drink, some rough edges, but a nice rye slanted IPA & one I would buy again if in sixer format
10-02-2013 04:12:33 | More by russpowell
3.9/5 rDev +0.8%
Clear light copper body with an inch of white head and nice spotty lacing... poured into a tulip.
The smell is bready with some light citrus tones.
The hops are grapefruit and orange and it has a pretty strong biscuit malt holding it together with a faint rye finish.
Mouthfeel is clean and crisp with good body.
Overall, I was pretty impressed with my first beer from 4 hands.
10-25-2012 12:33:50 | More by Vonerichs
Divided Sky Rye IPA from 4 Hands Brewing Co.
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