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House Of Clay - Raleigh Brewing Company

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House Of Clay
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86
very good

43 Ratings
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Ratings: 43
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 9.84%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Raleigh Brewing Company visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: wedge on 03-17-2013)
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

SFNC, May 24, 2013
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Photo of oberon
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

My first Raleigh Brewing Co. beer.Pours into an impy nonic a hazy deep burnt orange infused goden with a billowing creamy-like slight off white head.Some spicy rye and light earthy hops in the nose,there is some lactic qualities comeing from the rye.Earty and dry with spicy rye on the palate,to me it could be a rye porter if I was blindfolded and drinking it,somewhat creamy as it goes down easily.Not bad and the alcohol is pretty well hidden,damn it has porter qualities to it though.

oberon, Sep 18, 2014
Photo of Brenden
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Beer #2 in an NC beers only tasting, thanks to Benny (styleisking).

[Appearance: 3.5] The off-white head is a tightly bubbled cap about half a finger tall that sits pretty strongly on a red-hued amber colored brew. Brightness and clarity are high. Lacing is patchy in moderation.
[Aroma: 4.0] Everything meshes here, and the rye adds the nice big spiciness and earth alongside a heavy dark breads going along with the resinous bitterness.
[Flavor: 3.75] Earthy, peppery and hoppy, it almost hits the mark set by the aroma, but there's a bit too much of a note of spent grains lingering. Otherwise, it's well hopped and has a raw nature that works well for certain IPAs.
[Mouthfeel: 4.0] The medium body holds up, with a crispness that doesn't cut the smoothness. The graininess doesn't overburden the feel, and the spiciness added by the rye imparts itself to it while refraining from weighing it down to give depth.

Brenden, Aug 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

twowheelssoar, Mar 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

tdm168, Nov 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

dirtylou, Dec 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

woodchip, Jul 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

SteveMi, Apr 11, 2013
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3.64/5  rDev -5.7%

Heynau10, Aug 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

bonez05404, Feb 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

KevinGordon, Aug 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

mobrockman, May 26, 2014
Photo of wedge
3.8/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

@ RBC

IPA or a Rye Beer? I don't know...I'm going to call it an IPA since that's primarily what they call it. Dry hopped with Falconer's Flight.

Hazy gold color beneath a thick, frothy head. Excellent retention and lace. Nice floral and citrus hop aromas upfront with a notable dry hop grassiness, tangerine, some sweetness. Fresh citrusy hop flavor over a sweet malt base. Light spiciness, leafy notes, and some pine needle bitterness. Gets a little sweet about halfway through. Medium bodied, drying, and bitter. This has a nice hoppiness, but I think if they dialed it back to under 7% and/or cut back on the sweeter malts, it would we better.

wedge, Mar 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

kailidan, Aug 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

styleisking, Aug 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

ThomasCampbell, Jun 26, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

bcoutu, Oct 06, 2013
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3.89/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured on tap and served in a shaker pint, the beer is a ruby highlighted, copper-amber coloring with a filmy, white surface coating of head. Nose of heavy grain, rich resinous notes, and peppery rye characteristics. Flavors are roast and grain forward, with earthy highlights, pepper spice, and a resinous blast in the backbone. Smooth bodied, with a hint of dryness roughing up the edges. Pepper and grain aftertaste, with a dry, spiced finish. Very solid.

GarthDanielson, Apr 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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House Of Clay from Raleigh Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 43 ratings.