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Roggen Wolf - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Roggen Wolf
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Reviews: 12
Hads: 73
Avg: 3.61
pDev: 8.03%
Wants: 0
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Stofko1992 on 03-02-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 12 | Hads: 73
Reviews by Stinkypuss:
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3.9/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a light orange coloir with soapy white head that laces the pint with a web. The aroma is full of malt, spicy rye, ripe fruit and citrus.
In the taste, a nice rye flavor with ample malts and grapefruit notes from the hop. Pretty good flavors, drinks easily, A nice spicy roggen with good character from the rye used in brewing. Light to medium bodied feel and well carbonated.
This is just another reason why Boston Beer Company is one of my favorite breweries This is a kick ass beer.

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A rye IPA. .A lovely deep dark amber. Brilliant clarity, virtually no visible carbonation. Billowing pale off white head and copious lacing. A light covering remains all the way down. Nose is sweet and tinged with caramel and toffee. Spicy rye and alcohol. Yeast esters and some toasted nuttiness. Piney hops. Great taste. Sweet chewy malt core brings toasted grains, cocoa and smooth mocha flavors. Rye malt combines with hop oil to add spice and pepper. Fruity English style yeast adds juicy cantaloupe. Finish is crisp and dry with hop oil mild grapefruit. Lingering oil and spice. Remarkably supple over my tongue for a beer of this weight. Light creamy carbonation with just enough zip to tickle lightly. Crisp swallow. A hearty, refreshing IPA. Nice job Jim!

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Came in a Sam Adams IPA variety pack.

Appearance- amber color, thin head, nice lacing

Smell- rye, malt

Taste- rye, very light flavor of hops

Mouthfeel- medium bodied

Drinkability- I thought it was pretty good. Not the best but still decent. I would definitely drink it again.

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The good I only paid $2.75 for the single. The bad is the reviews do not look very promising. I drink on!

A - Plenty of opaque colored head on this one well over an inch atop a clear deep amber hue beer. No sediment.
S - Smells of mild spicy rye. Some pithy hops and a touch of sweet malts. Nothing exciting.
T - Its not bad just not very exciting. Taste of old hops mixes with the rye to deliver a lackluster IPA experience. Somewhat sweet with a sort of balanced taste. Its just an average Rye IPA.
M - Light to medium in Body its easy to drink

Overall it's not bad just kind of bland. Like the cover art though.

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Roggen Wolf from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
83 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.