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Hop Rod Rye - Bear Republic Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,174 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,174
Reviews: 2,028
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 9.69%
Wants: 208
Gots: 197 | 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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wknight167

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4.58/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Apearance - Pours a reddish dark amber with a 2 finger off white head, medium retention and good lacing. Suspended yeast and hop particles present in the glass.

Nose- Pine, grapefruit and orange hops, big and in your face.

Palate- Strong hops up front, then the malt and rye build up, starting in the middle, but hops are still the showcase here. The rye plays nicely with the hops, augementing and enhancing them at the same time, adding depth and character.

Mouthfeel- Medium body and carbonation. Slight astringency/resinous character.

Drinkability- This is my first rye beer and I want more.

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2010 09:33:09 | More by wknight167
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Hop Rod Rye from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 4,174 ratings.