Spike's The Resident Red Rye - Boundary Road Brewery

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Reviews: 2
Hads: 3
rAvg: 3.65
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New Zealand (Aotearoa)

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: tbeckett on 10-24-2012

A smooth red ale infused with Nelson-grown hops and some good old American rye, giving it nutty and spicy notes. Very popular Stateside, it's right up there with baseball and Tom Selleck's moustache.
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Reviews: 2 | Hads: 3
Reviews by chinchill:
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3.98/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

330ml bottle consumed in Christchurch NZ.

Pours an attractive red-amber color with a decent cone-colored head. Excellent clarity.

Aroma: an enticing smell of sweet varamel malts and some medium roast grains. The hops, which come out clearly upon tasting, are largely hidden in the aroma.

Flavor: A finely crafted mix of a sweet malty ale with a zesty touch of spicy rye and enough NZ hops to lend a mildly bitter herbal hop presence.

O: complex and flavorful but easy drinking. Superb for style and highly recommended. Goes well with spicy Thai food. (558 characters)

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3.5/5  rDev n/a

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3.32/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Six pack from Henry's in Queenstown. From notes.

A - Poured bright and copper with a one finger tan head. Good carbonation coming up to leave good lace rings and a film of retention.

S - Strong maltiness. Some fruity hop and malt blending together. Nice balance. Not too strong but inviting. A good sweetness is there.

T - Spicy rye is there to start but not too strong. Nice hop and malt balance again. Rye is there but not too strong again. After a while and some warming the rye comes out a lot more and becomes a bit much.

M - Decent carbonation, medium body, decent bitterness.

O/D - A pretty decent red ale, but the rye takes over in a big way after a while. Starts out OK, but getting through a six pack was a bit of a chore. (747 characters)

Spike's The Resident Red Rye from Boundary Road Brewery
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