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Arcadia Sky High Rye - Arcadia Brewing Company

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Ratings: 514
Reviews: 197
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 12.43%
Wants: 14
Gots: 28 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Arcadia Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: FrognutUnl on 01-11-2009

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Ratings: 514 | Reviews: 197
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Cloudy. Golden. Finger and half of head that faded quickly. Slight carbonation visible. Solid ring of lacing.

Smells understated. Light rye with floral hop undertones. Pick up on sweet maltiness as I come back to it.

Taste underwhelming on front. Some sweet maltiness on front. Some hints of rye in the middle. Fades to citrusy hops with some mild spice on the back end.

Medium body. Smooth on the tongue. Crisp carbonation.

There is nothing amazing about this beer. I find myself using the terms "mild" or "understated" when trying to describe it. A very inoffensive beer. I'm new to ryes, but I really feel like there's just not that much rye here to distinguish it from your average pale ale. Not something to go out of your way for, but certainly a good go to for a nice cold one on a hot summer evening.

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Taste is tart with hints of spicy rye malts. Hops are almost nonexistent. Some evidence of caramel malts.
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Arcadia Sky High Rye from Arcadia Brewing Company
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