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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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Georgia

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Gabriel_Vaughn

California

4.06/5  rDev -4%

pours well into my glass, a deep dark amber. The head is creamy off-white like the foam you may see in a latte. It has a bold scent of rye ale and alcohol. The scent really hits you as does that initial swig. That 18% rye content does a number on the flavor. Excellent craft ale from northern California once again.
Overall this particular brew earns a 4 and a quarter.

07-14-2014 23:09:35 | More by Gabriel_Vaughn
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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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New York

4/5  rDev -5.4%

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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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