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Arcadia Sky High Rye - Arcadia Brewing Company

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468 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 468
Reviews: 193
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 12.16%
Wants: 14
Gots: 14 | 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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HuskyinPDX

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

08-03-2014 21:01:17 | More by HuskyinPDX
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mmva321

Missouri

3.06/5  rDev -17.3%

Poured into a Stange.

A: Pale and murky yellow body that has some carbonation and not an insignificant amount of sediment. There is a rocky white head that goes on forever and leaves foamy lacing. It's a little too much. Nothing wrong here, but nothing inviting or appealing either.

S: Very faint. I get a little rye and a little hops. Not much else.

T: I get a little grimace from the flatness of the aftertaste. However, it is a strong taste. Rye, hops and a little citrus. Not bad, but that aftertaste...

M: My favorite part of this beer is the feel. Begins full and well carbonated and ends with a stark dryness. The transition between the two is arresting.

O: A pretty below-average beer that has a good feel and is thankfully not offensive but just bland, making it drinkable and an alright slot filler in a pick-six.

08-03-2014 05:00:31 | More by mmva321
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MaxPowers

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

08-01-2014 19:01:07 | More by MaxPowers
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maximum12

Minnesota

1.8/5  rDev -51.4%

Thanks to NJB145 for this extra that arrived in a recent box, furthering my quest to try every bottled/canned/Nalgened rye around. Today the U.S., tomorrow the world. 12 oz. bottle.

Pour is an even, pale yellow that one can see shadows through, but no detail. Mild carbonation. Nose evokes the breezes of a Brussels dubbel more than a rye: sweet, sugary, with a mild pat of orange-inflected spice. Rye Dubbel? That sounds like a fine idea.

Sky High Rye teases with a unique nose then hands me the Arcadia let-down. The rye up front is bowled over rudely by a linebacker of sharp, pungent, something... hops? I believe it is the hops, gone dank & turning into some kind of medicinal penicillin. Maybe it'll clear up those ear sores? Hard to get past, but there's earthiness, maybe a touch of caramel. Mouthfeel is irrelevant, because I'm struggling to get past the four ounce mark.

Four it is. Arcadia's barrel-aged program (barring the excellent Shipwreck Porter) seems to be OK, but I haven't had a 'regular' beer from them I would care to tongue again. Rye is a terrible thing to waste: drain pour.

07-29-2014 02:16:53 | More by maximum12
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BBlov


3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

07-28-2014 18:37:26 | More by BBlov
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JillHaas


4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

07-26-2014 04:39:33 | More by JillHaas
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DbbC

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

07-24-2014 11:34:14 | More by DbbC
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nate-henry

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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

Kentucky

3.63/5  rDev -1.9%

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.

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

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

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

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

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

Illinois

3/5  rDev -18.9%

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


4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

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

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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

Missouri

3.94/5  rDev +6.5%

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.

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

Michigan

3/5  rDev -18.9%

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

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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

North Carolina

3.96/5  rDev +7%

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

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

Illinois

4/5  rDev +8.1%

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

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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

Delaware

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

05-23-2014 01:05:21 | More by lilsmizzul1225
Arcadia Sky High Rye from Arcadia Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 468 ratings.