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Rabid Beaver Bite Rye IPA - Belching Beaver Brewery

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53 Ratings
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Ratings: 53
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 8.58%
Wants: 0
Gots: 6 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Belching Beaver Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 03-05-2013)
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EB1, Oct 12, 2014
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InfernoBoss, Sep 29, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev +8.3%

Dasmall2011, Sep 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

ralphw56, Sep 20, 2014
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jose_alehouseSD, Sep 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

haulson, Sep 02, 2014
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3.65/5  rDev -2.1%

A: Pours a fairly opaque orange. Finger of head with moderate lacing. Nice retention. Carbonation is difficult to discern due to the cloudiness of the beer.

S: Definitely pricks the nostrils. Citrus, some dankness, spicy rye characteristic. Getting a lot of orange peel and pith on the finish, almost like unsweetened marmalade.

T: Big hit of fairly fresh orange up front. This dries out a bit and the rye spiciness becomes more evident in the finish. Exhibits some sugared citrus rind characteristics. Bit of spice cake. Slightly toasty on the very end of the finish.

M: Medium to medium/heavy. The malt is fairly heavy here, and the carbonation doesn't do much to uplift it. Drinks a little viscous.

O: The absolute lack of carbonation on this one makes the flavors feel a bit heavy and inundated. While I enjoyed the experience, it was most definitely a "heavy" IPA at 7.0%

McStagger, Aug 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Hopped_up_Chuck, Aug 21, 2014
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3.44/5  rDev -7.8%

jeremy_m, Aug 14, 2014
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3.28/5  rDev -12.1%

briang01, Aug 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

BreweryRun, Aug 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

bdelonj13, Aug 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Kramerwtmf, Aug 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

GeoChase90, Jul 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

sillyhed8, Jul 26, 2014
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teraflx, Jul 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

T_Hass, Jul 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

SoCalBeerIdiot, Jul 16, 2014
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3.71/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours from a bomber bottle a hazed sunburst orange under a pillowy, 1.5-finger thick slightly off-white head which lingers long and yields clumps of lace.

N: Rye and grainy malts, bready, spice and slight honey/earthy notes.

T: Follows nose with malt forward and spicy rye, some faint citrus hops, ABV noticed.

M: Moderate body and medium carbonation. Bitter and spicy malty finish.

O: Decent and straight forward, but not overwhelming.

wethorseblanket, Jul 11, 2014
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PretzelCity, Jul 11, 2014
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3.39/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

22 oz. bomber poured into tulip glass.

A: Dark, opaque orange-ish brown, with a significant, thick foam head that never truly dissipates completely and leaves a ton of film.

S: Malty and fruity, with a grainy finish.

T: Lives up to its aroma -- malt is very forward, with citrus and rye hanging in the background (though still apparent).

M: Warm and thick, with mild carbonation.

O: The rye part of this beer doesn't necessarily come through a ton, but still an enjoyable IPA that's warm and pleasant to drink.

JohnCassillo, Jul 07, 2014
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zestar, Jun 30, 2014
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Soccken, Jun 21, 2014
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IPAbastard760, Jun 21, 2014
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Rabid Beaver Bite Rye IPA from Belching Beaver Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 53 ratings.