Hop Rod Rye - Bear Republic Brewing Co.
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Reviews by rsdaugherty:
4.53/5 rDev +7.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5
on-tap into pint glass at Yard House downtown Denver
A - Dusty light khaki head, glass clear deep red/brown slightly purple color... beautiful and making me thirsty 5
S - Floral & citrus with a slight spice & pine accents 4
T - solidly smooth beer, very slightly sweet start, progress to rye/hop then straw with a moderately bitter finish all in great balance 4.5
M - I enjoyed the moderate carbonation with an overall light mouthfeel for the appearance 4.5
D - a very enjoyable IPA/rye beer, I certainly will be consuming more of this 5
Makes me wonder what other Bear Republic beers I am missing.
This is truly a world-class beer, Bravo BR!
Serving type: on-tap
02-25-2011 00:22:49 | More by rsdaugherty
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4.29/5 rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
I picked up a bottle of this while buying a six of Weihenstephaner's Hefeweissbeir, to have something a little different, and because I am trying all the RyePAs I can.
This is a damn good beer! As I cracked it open, I can smell the fruityness coming off the bottle. On the pour, the nose is pineapple, citrus, and pine. Nice bit of head (giggity) that lingered longer than most, with light lacing. The taste is fruity, not at all as bitter as some IPAs I have had, and has nice malt sweetness and rye spicyness. It's not too carbonated, but nicely fizzy.
Total "hops & pineapple" burps, as I just found out as I write this review! *L*
A really fine version of this type of IPA. Totally earns its ranking, and I am not the biggest fan of the style. Easily will I recommend and buy this again!
Serving type: bottle
07-20-2014 03:36:53 | More by slym
Hop Rod Rye from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 4,211 ratings.