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Imperial Rye IPA - Reuben's Brews

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Imperial Rye IPAImperial Rye IPA

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

74 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 74
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 7.99%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Reuben's Brews visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: barleywinefiend on 12-23-2012)
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Texasfan549, Oct 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

GClarkage, Aug 05, 2014
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3.81/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Arrives with the hazy copper liquid capped by an inch of foam; a few strands of lacing linger

Smell: Caramel and rye underpin the pine

Taste: Caramel is dominant, up front, with the piney hops and spicy rye tones developing through the middle; sticky through the finish with the malts challenging the hops through the finish

Mouthfeel: Full bodied with moderate carbonation

Overall: Overly sticky, for my palate, though the hoppy bitterness combines nicely with the spicy rye flavors

brentk56, Aug 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

slavall, Jul 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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3.93/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to nate321 for hitting my joy-buzzer with this extra from a brewery that's new to me. 22 oz. bottle split with my wife.

Pour is a hazed & confused dark orange with carbonation appropriate to an adult beverage called 'beer'. Nose is heavy on the spicy rye with a side salad of fruits, loaded up with oranges & tangerines.

Reuben's Imperial Rye IPA is like a hook echo of the Road Warrior I've been slugging down the past few days. Just like RW this has a big, thick mouthfeel that's fairly rare on the rye side of things. Dragon-size bite of spicy rye, but then it veers off into a southern orchard, bringing the fruity nose of oranges, tangerines, & finishing up with a touch of pine cone bitterness. Alcohol is noticeable. Enjoying drinking this one.

Very good rye that peaks with the river delta thick mouthfeel. Very good.

maximum12, Jun 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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Imperial Rye IPA from Reuben's Brews
91 out of 100 based on 74 ratings.