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Hop Rod Rye - Bear Republic Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,173 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,173
Reviews: 2,028
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 9.69%
Wants: 207
Gots: 195 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Bear Republic Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A high gravity IPA brewed with 18% rye malt. Hop Rod Rye has a floral hop aroma and subtle caramel notes with a slightly earthy and spicy rye character.

2009 California State Fair – GOLD
2003 California State Fair – GOLD
2002 Real Ale Festival (Chicago) – GOLD

(Beer added by: Quaffer on 03-27-2002)
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Flounder57

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4.38/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22 oz bottle was poured into a Stella glass.

Appearance: The beer poured a two finger head that has reduced to one finger and left some nice lacing on the glass. The beer is a nice mohogany amber red color with no signs of carbonation.

Smell: piney, citrus, grapefruit, caramel malts, and a little booziness towards the end.

Taste: Same as above. I get a little spiciness and orange also. Alcohol is a little more noticeable, but very good.

Mouthfeel: medium to full bodied, very smooth, boozy, low to medium carbonation. All good. I could drink this over and over.

Overall: This is another good beer from CA. I have enjoyed several of their beers over the years and this one never lets me down. Unfilitered goodness at the bottom is one of the best aspects of the beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-18-2011 03:01:23 | More by Flounder57
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Hop Rod Rye from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 4,173 ratings.