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Hop Rod Rye - Bear Republic Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,252 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,252
Reviews: 2,034
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 9.69%
Wants: 213
Gots: 208 | 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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eduardolinhalis

Switzerland

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

330ml bottle served in a mug like glass.

A: Pours a dark and cloudy amber color forming a big, creamy, thin bubbled beige head. Great retention forming tons of spotty and lingering lacings in the glass

S: Strong notes of caramel, sweet malts and hops. Very citrus hops profile. Strong notes of citrus fruits too (grapefruit). Earthy yeasts

T: Slightly sweet upfront. Sweet caramel malts, toffee, rye, some roastiness. Notes of grapefruit very well combined with quite citrus hops. Earthy yeasts

M: Heavy, creamy and full bodied. Medium carbonation. Caramel, rye and citrus hops in the aftertaste

O: Great drinkability. Impressive how good can be a rye IPA

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Washington

3.9/5  rDev -7.8%

12 oz bottle served in pint glass. Beer pours positively dark, more amber than pale ale. Massive tan head accompanies a rich aroma with a good bit of rye in it, along with secondary notes of pine forest hops. Visible sediment left in bottle. Flavor is more classic rye-ale meets West coast IPA. Quite delicious.

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Hop Rod Rye from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 4,252 ratings.