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Grainstorm Black Rye IPA - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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Grainstorm Black Rye IPAGrainstorm Black Rye IPA

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

564 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 564
Reviews: 110
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 9.38%
Wants: 33
Gots: 47 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  7.70% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Just when you thought it was safe to come out of the root cellar, along comes Grainstorm, a big, wet wallop to the senses. In the glass, dark and turbulent clouds gather. A high-pressure system of pungent hops collides with a stationary front of barley, wheat, and rye. The forecast: a veritable monsoon of flavor, with surges of roasty malt, microbursts of hops, and a chance of golfball-sized hail. The extended outlook calls for unseasonably pleasant enjoyment.

65 IBU

(Beer added by: acelin on 12-06-2012)
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zookerman182

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

08-27-2014 01:54:22 | More by zookerman182
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jwg782

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

08-21-2014 02:00:24 | More by jwg782
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wollefdoogylloj

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

08-21-2014 00:13:29 | More by wollefdoogylloj
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RichH55

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

08-18-2014 23:53:10 | More by RichH55
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Justin-m


4.44/5  rDev +9.6%

08-16-2014 19:36:58 | More by Justin-m
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6thstreetbrewpub

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

08-15-2014 21:22:28 | More by 6thstreetbrewpub
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Mark-Leggett

Missouri

4/5  rDev -1.2%

08-14-2014 16:59:01 | More by Mark-Leggett
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mt2mtl

Colorado

4.48/5  rDev +10.6%

08-14-2014 00:10:04 | More by mt2mtl
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GapingMcNulty


3.52/5  rDev -13.1%

08-12-2014 21:49:27 | More by GapingMcNulty
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Bamwaterski

Missouri

5/5  rDev +23.5%

08-10-2014 23:21:39 | More by Bamwaterski
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ThirstyHrothgar

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.2%

08-10-2014 22:53:41 | More by ThirstyHrothgar
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Carl_R

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

08-10-2014 05:19:52 | More by Carl_R
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ystazi

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.2%

08-09-2014 22:12:02 | More by ystazi
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kingmaker

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -1.2%

08-08-2014 01:40:05 | More by kingmaker
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clayrock81

Virginia

4.08/5  rDev +0.7%

Pours a dark brown that is close to black and has a massive offwhite head that dies slow and leaves lace patches down glass. A strong bit of citric hops are in the aroma along with hints of rye and roasted malts. Roasted malts and rye are prevalent and the wheat gives the beer both a fuller body and smoothness that is second to none. There are hints of sweetness (chocolate or caramel is my guess) as well as a good amount of citric hops on the backend. Well balanced beer and one of the few "black IPAs" that is able to draw out all the characteristics of both styles.

08-05-2014 13:54:16 | More by clayrock81
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UCLABrewN84

California

4.21/5  rDev +4%

Batch Number G14035-1. Best by date: 11-2014.

Pours an opaque super dark brown with a foamy khaki head that settles to a small cap on top of the beer. Foamy streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malt, spicy rye, cocoa, and slight char aromas. Taste is much the same with dark roasted malt, rye, citrus zest, and cocoa flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of roast and hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a very good beer with a great balance of roast, citrus zest, and rye aspects all around.

08-05-2014 03:57:00 | More by UCLABrewN84
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blasass

Kansas

4/5  rDev -1.2%

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Connecticut

4/5  rDev -1.2%

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Texas

4/5  rDev -1.2%

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Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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Tennessee

4/5  rDev -1.2%

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New York

4/5  rDev -1.2%

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California

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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zestar

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

07-24-2014 03:54:37 | More by zestar
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snarygare

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

07-23-2014 01:23:26 | More by snarygare
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Grainstorm Black Rye IPA from Boulevard Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 564 ratings.