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Ryot - Alpha Brewing Company

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Ratings: 4
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 10.44%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Alpha Brewing Company visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: cvm4 on 05-06-2014)
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3.84/5  rDev +5.5%

Bottled April 16, 2014 ... A Black Rye India Pale Ale

A - Pours a murky brown to borderline black body. It has a one finger light khaki head with great lacing/retention.

S - Smattering of rye, black malts, roast character and hops in the background.

T - Pine hops hit you right off the bat. The rye and roasted malts come through to greet you and then you're left with a bitter finish.

M - The body seems a little thin and the carbonation lacking. Smooth body, just a bit weak.

O - I dig it! The rye along with the roasted malts and IPA character really mesh well.

05-06-2014 23:29:14 | More by cvm4
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3/5  rDev -17.6%

05-08-2014 22:41:24 | More by caustin90
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

08-24-2014 21:13:43 | More by creepinjeeper
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North Carolina

3.99/5  rDev +9.6%

Appearance: Too much foam on the pour but the ecru head settles in at four inches, capping the cloudy root beer colored liquid; not surprising that the retention is great as is the lacing

Smell: Burnt rye toast, tobacco, earthy tones and a hint of pine

Taste: Burnt rye toast and tobacco with a hint of underlying sweetness that doesn't quite verge on caramel; in the mid-palate, the hops present pine and earthy/woody tones and perhaps a hint of mint; spicy rye elements emerge in the finish along with a return to the malt flavors

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with moderate carbonation

Overall: A black rye IPA...now that's creative; a little too burnt in the malt bill and some problems with carbonation (that didn't impact the mouthfeel, fortunately) are slight demerits from an otherwise fine beer

07-03-2014 21:52:15 | More by brentk56
Ryot from Alpha Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 4 ratings.