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Divided Sky Rye IPA - 4 Hands Brewing Co.

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Divided Sky Rye IPADivided Sky Rye IPA

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BA SCORE
87
very good

206 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 206
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.4%
Wants: 9
Gots: 18 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
4 Hands Brewing Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer brings together tow of our favorite ingredients; hops and rye - serious hops up front provide a pungent, floral, and citrus character. We use centennial, Columbus, and Cascades in this hop lovers dream. The rye provides a slightly spicy flavor and a full mouth-feel. Divided Sky pours straw in color with notes of tangerine, grapefruit, and pine. Drink fresh!

(Beer added by: JoEBoBpr on 12-21-2011)
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mdcrouser

Missouri

3.71/5  rDev -3.9%

An inch of chunky white head tops a nearly transparent golden-orange hue, bubbles of carbonation quickly streaming upwards. Leaves soapy lace behind.

Nice on the nose - Citrus, toast, some spice and a hint of Belgian yeastiness.

A balance of citrus and floral hops is pretty well done, delivering what would likely be an enjoyable IPA on their own. Probably too much rye though - I don't say that often. Though it doesn't deliver much spice, that characteristic rye earthiness is just too hard here - I'd enjoy it much more if it were in the background, providing a nuanced supporting role to the hops.

The rye is really drying, completely wicks any moisture from the tongue. It really rolls around in the mouth for a while afterwards too.

A good beer that could've been great - seems to try too hard to be what it wants to be, but doesn't need to be.

03-24-2013 02:53:16 | More by mdcrouser
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Localdrinklax

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +3.6%

03-20-2013 02:35:37 | More by Localdrinklax
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beestes

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

03-14-2013 06:49:09 | More by beestes
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Lisicjm

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

03-09-2013 19:17:15 | More by Lisicjm
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CaptainNomihodai

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.6%

03-08-2013 05:52:51 | More by CaptainNomihodai
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ThePorterSorter

Missouri

4.21/5  rDev +9.1%

The beer pours a a slightly hazy orange with half an inch of off-white head that fades down to a thin blanketing. The nose is subtle with a bit of malt, sweet citrusy hops, and rye (only after a big inhalation). The taste is sweet followed by a vengeful bitterness reminiscent of grapefruit rind and lemon peel. It's medium bodied with a lingering bitterness and rye spice. This beer is a delicious rye IPA with great hop and rye characteristics.

02-26-2013 23:25:57 | More by ThePorterSorter
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Miller650

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

02-24-2013 01:31:26 | More by Miller650
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facundoCNB

New Jersey

4.21/5  rDev +9.1%

a beautiful clean copper pour with a perfect 2 fingers of head. barely any lacing, which is weird for an ipa and especially one with rye!

smells of pine, grapefruit, garlic/herbs..this is a wonderfully fresh smelling hop bomb!

the taste is sweet up front with an herbal fresh cut grass like flavor.. then comes a nice spicy bitterness of grapefruit peel.. a very awesome flavor profile, but really all just hops! i get a slight hint of what would be the rye malt, but the hops are way forward in this one.. and well, hey - i'm not about to complain!

medium body with moderate amount of carbonation. surprisingly refreshing for a hop bomb of an ipa. i wouldn't mind trying a less fresher bottle to see the effect of the actual grain bill on the palate! definitely a solid beer by a brewery i've never heard of up until now.

02-20-2013 04:35:05 | More by facundoCNB
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oldvines

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.6%

02-16-2013 01:25:35 | More by oldvines
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sil1

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

02-14-2013 22:15:10 | More by sil1
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aasher

Indiana

4/5  rDev +3.6%

02-13-2013 23:38:02 | More by aasher
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FanofHefe

Illinois

4.06/5  rDev +5.2%

Bomber poured into a Duvel tulip. Slightly hazy body that is a golden color with a small orange hue. Big 3-finger off-white head that has good retention leaving a bit of lacing.

Nice hop aroma - pine resin and grass. A bit of citric notes follow, but very little malt or rye in the aroma.

The flavor is a nice bump up from the aroma. Plenty of pine and citrus hop flavors that combine nicely with the spicy rye. Solid malt backbone brings it all together.

Medium mouthfeel and no notice of the alcohol. Overall, a very good Rye IPA. Would definitely seek this out again, and might consider buying it regularly if available in bottles or cans.

02-09-2013 22:26:52 | More by FanofHefe
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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

02-03-2013 17:36:06 | More by Whiskeydeez
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Eaglefan344

Missouri

4/5  rDev +3.6%

02-02-2013 21:09:11 | More by Eaglefan344
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StevieDavie

Missouri

4/5  rDev +3.6%

01-28-2013 12:12:27 | More by StevieDavie
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spycow

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.6%

01-17-2013 05:25:58 | More by spycow
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RickDeLucio

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

01-17-2013 03:59:23 | More by RickDeLucio
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Weischej


4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

01-13-2013 14:21:11 | More by Weischej
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Kittiwakedave

Kansas

4/5  rDev +3.6%

01-13-2013 02:38:54 | More by Kittiwakedave
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slapperloon

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

01-11-2013 20:03:04 | More by slapperloon
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deweese

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

01-06-2013 23:45:23 | More by deweese
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schopenhauerale

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.6%

12-24-2012 07:41:41 | More by schopenhauerale
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avjunkie

Missouri

1/5  rDev -74.1%

12-23-2012 22:18:17 | More by avjunkie
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JCaweinstein

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.6%

12-16-2012 01:37:18 | More by JCaweinstein
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Beezee

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

12-11-2012 07:13:59 | More by Beezee
Divided Sky Rye IPA from 4 Hands Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 206 ratings.