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Quiet Rye't - Fernie Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

17 Ratings
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Ratings: 17
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 7.25%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Fernie Brewing Co. visit their website
British Columbia, Canada

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: biboergosum on 04-27-2014)
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Reviews by CalgaryFMC:
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3.94/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bomber poured into a shaker pint glass. Pours a ruddy orange-amber color like moderately strong tea with a rich creamy beige head and a very citrus-forward aroma, mostly orange marmalade with a dry peppery spice and some floral herbal tea. Taste is also a nice blend of toffee and donut-like malts, citrus rind and flesh, dried fruit, black tea, and an interesting whiff of root cellar funk. Yellow and pink grapefruit, sultana raisin, sour flat cola, and faint wintergreen combine to yield a curious and unique flavor profile and the peppercorns on the nose become amplified as one proceeds through a pint. Moderate to thick body with lowish carbonation and a rather spicy, dry, crisp finish that grades into medicinal. Very nice showcase for pungent hops but also features an equally assertive rye spice. Nice work from Fernie Brewing Co. The funk is a tad surprising and challenging to identify but adds an extra nuance. Although an IPA, I'd recommend this brew to those interested in getting a real classic taste of what rye can be like in brewing.

CalgaryFMC, Jun 28, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

650ml bottle. Awesome punny 1980s rock music reference in the name. My me(n)tal health could use a bit of a working over, so bring it on, all four fingers in the air!

This beer pours a clear, bright medium bronzed amber hue, with three fingers of puffy, finely frothy, and silken ecru head, which leaves some splotchy dried sudsy lace around the glass as things slowly ebb away.

It smells of a somewhat spicy rye graininess, bready pale and caramel malt, zippy black pepper aerosol, earthy yeast, and leafy, weedy hops. The taste is more of same, only now things are led off by a doughy, pastry-like caramel malt, one abutted by a strong, sassy rye breadiness, one peppery all by its lonesome, but lo and behold, the added peppercorns just go and amp that spiciness right up, with a green herbal, leafy hoppiness rounding things out.

The carbonation is rather low-key, just a softly lilting frothiness, the body a decent middleweight, and fairly smooth, with a slowly evolving, and beyond airy creaminess. It finishes off-dry, the duality of the malt still quite prevalent, in the face of an equally complex black pepper siege.

Rye beers, like their whisky cousins, on a whole, don't usually appeal to me. So, ladies and germs, meet the exception that proves the rule - nice and peppery, solid, and smooth like an indulgent hair metal guitar solo. And perhaps I'm just obtuse (the jury is still out on that), but I'm not exactly certain what the apostrophe in the name is for - would it not be pronounced the same way, with or without it?

biboergosum, Apr 27, 2014
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3.65/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: amber honey; translucent
S: nice fresh light pine, citrus, mandarin, some malt
T: rich and round. Well balanced. A little high on the bitterness at the end (making it better with food than by itself) Hops and malt are really well integrated.
M: full bodied
O: I like this beer. A good all-round IPA.

EspressoGuy, Jul 09, 2014
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance - Pours a clear copper with two fingers of frothy white head.

Smell - Citrus hops, bready and caramel malts, spicy rye, tropical fruit.

Taste - Nice citrus hop kick with the spicy rye flavour. Wraps up the flavour with a lingering bitterness in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

Overall - An enjoyable rye IPA with a great rye spiciness and a supporting citrus hop bitterness. Glad to see Fernie experimenting with different IPA varieties and look forward to their future offerings.

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Quiet Rye't from Fernie Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.