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Hop Rod Rye - Bear Republic Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,223 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,223
Reviews: 2,031
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 9.69%
Wants: 208
Gots: 202 | FT: 3
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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cncbofh

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5/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

The first beer I've given all 5's.

Poured with perfect 1 finger carbonation. Creamy and bubbly. Clear Red color.

I wouldn't normally call sediment pretty - but oh yes... these green flecks of hops make me smile.

The Rye is there - spicy and malty and slightly sweet - just very subtle. The taste is out of this world. Raisiny malts mixed with citrusy hops, and a final bitter bite that reminds you exactly what you are drinking.

Perfection.

Serving type: on-tap

03-12-2005 06:46:42 | More by cncbofh
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Hop Rod Rye from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 4,223 ratings.