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Arcadia Sky High Rye - Arcadia Brewing Company

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Arcadia Sky High RyeArcadia Sky High Rye

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BA SCORE
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451 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 451
Reviews: 191
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 11.86%
Wants: 13
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Arcadia Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: FrognutUnl on 01-11-2009)
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Reviews by smooth_aleing:
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smooth_aleing

New York

3.99/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Gets big points just on the head alone. Pours a gigantic head, that settles to an incredible frothy peak. Rich amber color, with good lacing. The nose is complex, good hop kick with a nice rye undertone, with hints of citrus. Nose is suggestive of taste, with good amount of hops and nice bitterness. The rye is certainly there, which I like, and makes its presence known towards the end, a nice lingering coating on the tongue. Mouthfeel is decent, warm and hazy with decent carbonation, slight milkiness. Overall, very good, especially if you're a fan of rye beers.

Serving type: bottle

04-29-2013 02:22:51 | More by smooth_aleing
More User Reviews:
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nate-henry

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

07-08-2014 05:26:38 | More by nate-henry
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barczar

Kentucky

3.63/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a medium golden with a lingering, frothy ivory head.

Aroma is slightly soapy, peppery, and rye spicy.

Flavor reveals floral hops, with a bitter, peppery, finish. The malt backbone is lightly toasted, with sweet hints of caramel.

Though rye spiciness is evident, it doesn't overpower. Very drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2014 22:21:37 | More by barczar
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MichPaul

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

07-03-2014 13:17:18 | More by MichPaul
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jharris0624

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

07-02-2014 03:14:34 | More by jharris0624
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moshea

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

06-30-2014 12:27:33 | More by moshea
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heteroscedastic

Illinois

3/5  rDev -19.1%

06-30-2014 02:19:19 | More by heteroscedastic
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Stanley-Luckymonkey


4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

06-22-2014 21:02:05 | More by Stanley-Luckymonkey
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BUNZILLA

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

06-20-2014 21:10:44 | More by BUNZILLA
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scratch69

Missouri

3.94/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I poured a can into a pint glass.

Appearance- Slightly hazy golden color with two fingers worth of foamy head. The heads lingers for a few minutes then slowly fades to a half inch cap and leaves a fair amount of lacing.

Smell- Grapefruit hop aroma with a hint of spiciness.

Taste- Moderate grapefruit and grassy hop bitterness with some rye spiciness and a hint of caramel malt sweetness. It has just enough of a hop presence for flavor but not so much as to be overpowering. The slight spiciness and sweetness add a nice twist.

Mouthfeel- Medium bodied with an average amount of carbonation. Crisp with a dry finish.

Overall- A good thirst quenching beer. This is one of the better rye beers that I've tried and worth having again.

Serving type: can

06-20-2014 00:33:17 | More by scratch69
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DrBobPierce

Michigan

3/5  rDev -19.1%

06-14-2014 02:56:55 | More by DrBobPierce
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Localdrinklax

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

06-11-2014 03:52:47 | More by Localdrinklax
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brentk56

North Carolina

3.96/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: An impressive pour, with a foamy meringue of a head that squats atop the cloudy goldenstraw colored liquid

Smell: Gently spicy with a hint of lemon

Taste: Opens biscuity, with a citrusy mix of lemon and white grapefruit developing; in the middle, the peppery and spicy tones from the rye take the beer in another direction; a hint of sweetness underneath

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: I found myself pleasantly surprised by this beer; the rye was handled deftly and added a nice angle to the other tones

Serving type: bottle

06-11-2014 01:27:30 | More by brentk56
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emwild12

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7.8%

06-10-2014 21:36:39 | More by emwild12
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todesengel135

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

06-07-2014 23:07:01 | More by todesengel135
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wrightst

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

06-04-2014 02:29:32 | More by wrightst
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ryang1428

Delaware

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

05-30-2014 01:20:27 | More by ryang1428
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Knoxrb12

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

05-29-2014 18:40:23 | More by Knoxrb12
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lilsmizzul1225

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

05-23-2014 01:05:21 | More by lilsmizzul1225
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mrsp1107

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

05-20-2014 23:08:57 | More by mrsp1107
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iL0VEbeer

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

05-20-2014 13:01:43 | More by iL0VEbeer
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Fargrow

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

05-16-2014 15:50:32 | More by Fargrow
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

3.65/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Served on tap in a pint glass

Appearance – The beer is served a nice golden amber color with a one finger head of white foam. The head fades rather fast leaving a decent leave of foam on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma of the beer is light overall with some hints of a mainly a bready smell along with a bit of a citrus hoppy smell. Some other light peppery rye smalls are there as well with just a hint of pine.

Taste – The taste begins with a bready and light rye taste mixed with a tangerine sweetness and some grapefruit upfront. There is a little bit of caramel that is later lost as it is buried by more citrus tangerine and grapefruit hop. All the while the rye builds a bit with it bringing along with it some lighter hop flavors of pine. In the end, with the bittering of the grapefruit hop and the moderateness of the rye flavors, one is left with a somewhat moderately fruity, bready rye, and decently bittered grapefruit hop taste to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the average side in terms of thickness and creaminess with a carbonation level that is on the slightly lower side. Both are rather nice for the mix of rye bread flavors as well as the hops and makes for a nice easy drinker.

Overall – A rather easy drinking sweeter and more moderate rye brew. A nice one to try if you get a chance.

Serving type: on-tap

05-09-2014 23:01:11 | More by Darkmagus82
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jadler16

Indiana

2.75/5  rDev -25.9%

05-02-2014 18:22:02 | More by jadler16
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aasher

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

04-25-2014 15:24:42 | More by aasher
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Arcadia Sky High Rye from Arcadia Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 451 ratings.