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Roggen Wolf - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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65 Ratings
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Ratings: 65
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 7.46%
Wants: 0
Gots: 6 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Stofko1992 on 03-02-2014)
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Ratings: 65 | Reviews: 11 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by jeffjeff1:
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3.45/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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.

jeffjeff1, Apr 06, 2014
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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

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Roggen Wolf from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
82 out of 100 based on 65 ratings.