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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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87
very good

194 Ratings
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Ratings: 194
Reviews: 34
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 9
Gots: 15 | 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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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

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

Missouri

4/5  rDev +3.1%

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

Missouri

4/5  rDev +3.1%

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

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.1%

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

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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


4.5/5  rDev +16%

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

Kansas

4/5  rDev +3.1%

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

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +16%

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

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.1%

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

Missouri

1/5  rDev -74.2%

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

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.1%

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

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

12-11-2012 07:13:59 | More by Beezee
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JoEBoBpr

Missouri

3.78/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a tulip glass from a 22oz bottle.

Pours a nice clear and bright orange copper color with a thin white head that is quite dense.

Aroma is of herbal and grassy hops. Quite intense dank and citrus notes with some nice malty and bready backbone.

Flavor starts off with some intense bitterness. Citrus coating hop juice. Nice rye spice notes mixed in with the intense hop notes. There is some bready notes in there as well but th intense bitterness rules. Mouthfeel is crisp and clean with a dry bitter finish.

Overall, pretty delicious IPA. Nice and herbal with good citrus bitterness.

Serving type: bottle

12-09-2012 22:32:09 | More by JoEBoBpr
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mikeborglum

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +16%

11-29-2012 00:51:07 | More by mikeborglum
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tfidler

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

11-28-2012 04:18:43 | More by tfidler
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hoppytobehere

Colorado

4.01/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz. bottle. No freshness info, and it says to "drink fresh". Hmmm. Phish is a pretty awful band, but I'll try not to let it sway my opinion of the beer. There are lots of poorly named beers out there.

A: Light color, opaque body. Nice head, with a strong pour. Good retention and. Lots of bubbles floating up to the top.

S: American hops, I detect the centennial in there. Citrus, rye malt. Nice aroma.

T: Bitter hop bite, but not too strong. Sour grapefruit notes. Rye flavor lingers around a while. Pretty good balance.

M: Well-carbonated, light bodied for the style. A little watery.

O: Solid offering from this STL brewery. Not special enough to set it apart from its many peers though.

Serving type: bottle

11-26-2012 03:54:36 | More by hoppytobehere
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Mdodge8837

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

11-25-2012 17:45:52 | More by Mdodge8837
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IpeeA

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

11-17-2012 06:07:55 | More by IpeeA
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kylehay2004

Florida

4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Up from Jacksonville FL and stopped in at the brewery.

A: half finger head on a clear golden with very slight amber hue body.

S: candied orange, syrup, floral and pungent hops

T: the rye comes through nicely in the finish. Up front resin, tart citrus and earthy hops dominate. The caramel malt base is a mild contributor.

M: medium body and moderate carbonation.

Overall: this is a decent beer. The rye is well applied and it's nicely hopped. This one isn't very complex but it's still memorable for the rye presence and how well it's applied.

Serving type: on-tap

11-15-2012 22:07:06 | More by kylehay2004
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Florida9

Illinois

3.85/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Mostly clear copper in color. Forms a moderate creamy white head that leaves a shit-ton of lacing on the way down.

S: Aroma is fairly muted, but I am able to pull some notes of caramel malts mixed with primarily citrus hops and some pine hops to a lesser extent.

T: Moderate, dry caramel malts. A bit of peppery rye. Grapefruit and citrus pith. Finish is a bit thin and watery, but does offer up some more toasty rye flavor.

M: On the thinner side of medium; a bit thin for the style. Moderate bitterness. Good carbonation.

O: Not a bad beer. Not a great beer, either, but didn't have any problems killing off a growler.

Serving type: growler

11-03-2012 01:31:48 | More by Florida9
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Vonerichs

Illinois

3.9/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

Serving type: on-tap

10-25-2012 12:33:50 | More by Vonerichs
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BARFLYB

Pennsylvania

4.05/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On Tap at TJ'S Everyday. My 1st 4 hands beer since they sprang up in Philly after a successful launch during beer week 2012.

4 Hands Divided Sky is a nice looking amber shaded beer with some faint red spots poking out towards the sides. Bright looking with an off tan foam up above that left minor clinks on the glass. The scent is nice and pungent, spicy hop notes, some faint pale malt notes while the rye builds as the glass warms, pleasant smelling beer here with a dab of caramel to even all things out. This is a nice Rye based IPA, not the most aggressive I have had but a nice mix of earthy hop flavor, spicy rye notes, caramel and some malt backing. Reminds me of an amber mixed in with some dank hops and rye malt. Feel is below medium bodied with light carb, not terribly bitey on the tounge. I had two pints of this so that speaks for itself, Divided Sky is drinkable as all get out.

Serving type: on-tap

10-24-2012 09:27:00 | More by BARFLYB
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Rhettroactive

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

10-12-2012 02:22:54 | More by Rhettroactive
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tdmccarthy

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.1%

09-30-2012 02:00:32 | More by tdmccarthy
Divided Sky Rye IPA from 4 Hands Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 194 ratings.