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Riptide Rye Pale Ale - Forked River Brewing Company

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Ratings: 9
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 4.72%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Forked River Brewing Company visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A beer in the style of a pale ale with a twist of rye, Riptide is made for the beer drinker that likes big flavour. The bold hop flavours blend well with the addition of rye, which lends a creamy mouthfeel and a slightly spicy finish to this hop-forward, yet well-balanced beer. Like the Capital Blonde Ale, this brew benefits from the careful addition of “late hops” at the end of the boil.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 06-01-2013)
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Reviews by pootz:
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Ontario (Canada)

3.59/5  rDev -0.3%

Bottle and on tap at the brewery - pours a clouded tawny color with a 2 finger capl Aroma is spicy, malty, slightly herbal with some light mustiness. Medium bodied, peppery mouth feel, spicy rye character. Flavor has the malts come frontside for a second - spicy rye and a little toastyness, before the hops balance it out well - clean lightly bitter-spicy finish with a hop bite at the end. Very solid rye ale and the best offering from this brewer so far.

08-03-2013 12:24:35 | More by pootz
More User Reviews:
Photo of gcb588

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

06-25-2014 10:50:13 | More by gcb588
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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

09-23-2013 21:04:17 | More by dipso123
Photo of Subliminal64

Ontario (Canada)

3.66/5  rDev +1.7%

First time trying the microbrew beer from my hometown. All I can say is very good.

Pours a gold and orange colour. Very clear (despite being unfiltered). Little to no head on it though.

Smell is a little strong but not potent.

Taste was very good. Strong, but not overwhelming. Stronger then the Capital Blonde.

The only complaint I have is the carbonation. When it poured, there was no head on it. Carbonation dissapeared quickly. Although this was not the case when I sampled the beer from the tap. We will see on the second bottle.

Overall I was very happy with this beer. Price was a little expensive, but its local, small batch, and fine ingredients. I will be purchasing again in the near future.

Keep it up guys!

10-06-2013 22:29:59 | More by Subliminal64
Photo of SebD

Ontario (Canada)

3.41/5  rDev -5.3%

Appearance: It has a nice clear golden/orange color to it. It has a nice off-white head that dies down somewhat fast and leaves little lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitely give out hints of spicy rye, toffee, caramel, bready/biscuity malts and floral hops.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has some rye, sweet toffee/caramel, buiscuity malts, some breadiness, faint floral notes and a grassy bitterness.

Mouthfeel: It has a low carbonation with a nice overall balance and feel.

Drinkability: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied with decent flavors and aromas.

09-28-2013 00:09:37 | More by SebD
Photo of bmacaskill

Ontario (Canada)

3.7/5  rDev +2.8%

Nice hoppy rye experience. Interesting caramel colour, little head

Typical (but not unpleasant) orange-peel-bitterness aftertaste.

Definitely a thirst-quencher. For me, more of a spring- summer beer than a winter-fall, which is odd given the rye.


06-05-2013 16:04:18 | More by bmacaskill
Photo of ToddMopps

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

06-21-2014 13:02:49 | More by ToddMopps
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Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

07-05-2013 23:52:13 | More by nullbort
Photo of hopsolutely

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

08-25-2013 14:09:11 | More by hopsolutely
Riptide Rye Pale Ale from Forked River Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 9 ratings.