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Hop Rod Rye - Bear Republic Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

4,398 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,398
Reviews: 2,039
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 9.69%
Wants: 235
Gots: 235 | FT: 2
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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Hazy deep amber with a thin skein of light tan foam. Not much lacing.

Smells of citrus and pine forests, tropical mangos and papaya with earthy undertones.

Taste, this is one of the best balanced brews I've ever had. Loads of hop flavor..citrus, resin, papaya, mango..enormous mango..earthy, spicy..bitterness a plenty..but balanced right across the board by a toasty, caramelly malt backbone that never ever asserts itself. Sweetness..not a chance.

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Hop Rod Rye from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 4,398 ratings.