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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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Ratings: 4,174 | Reviews: 2,028 | Display Reviews Only:
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1Sundown2C

New York

3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

06-11-2014 01:21:10 | More by 1Sundown2C
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SiegeSpitfire

New York

4/5  rDev -5.4%

06-10-2014 20:17:08 | More by SiegeSpitfire
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wrightst

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -17.3%

06-10-2014 10:15:01 | More by wrightst
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victory4me

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.4%

06-10-2014 02:44:45 | More by victory4me
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JohnK17

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

06-09-2014 18:48:57 | More by JohnK17
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Flight317

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

06-08-2014 21:12:52 | More by Flight317
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VDSM

California

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

06-07-2014 17:54:22 | More by VDSM
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HoppySeb

Washington

4/5  rDev -5.4%

06-07-2014 16:30:55 | More by HoppySeb
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UcDru

Ohio

4/5  rDev -5.4%

06-07-2014 14:45:31 | More by UcDru
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ZachT

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

06-07-2014 04:12:55 | More by ZachT
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Soterios

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -17.3%

06-05-2014 12:34:51 | More by Soterios
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baconfromwalmart

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

06-03-2014 01:20:41 | More by baconfromwalmart
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cd34

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

05-31-2014 04:18:52 | More by cd34
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MDF

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

05-31-2014 00:49:13 | More by MDF
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Brensol

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

05-31-2014 00:36:44 | More by Brensol
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greenspointexas

Texas

4/5  rDev -5.4%

05-29-2014 19:11:42 | More by greenspointexas
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Tayloraphilips

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

05-29-2014 16:46:56 | More by Tayloraphilips
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cdog707yo

California

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

05-28-2014 03:45:13 | More by cdog707yo
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paulish

New York

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

05-27-2014 17:19:00 | More by paulish
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donbet69

New York

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

05-27-2014 15:28:56 | More by donbet69
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JohnnyJam

Arizona

4.35/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle with no code date visible into a pint glass and got one finger on head. This bottle says 8% ABV.

A: Pours a reddish, dark amber color with one finger of head that dissipates at a moderate rate to leave a covering on the top of my glass and a fairly thick ring of head around the glass. lots of nice lacing from top to bottom.

S: The first thing I smell is white pepper and then some sweet caramel and brown sugar. the smell of grass and a little pine is also present.

T: It is sweet but spicy. The hops have a resin taste but they come off spicy probably from the rye. I have to say the taste of ruby grapefruit is also present.

O: Did I mention that this beer is 8% ABV? The alcohol is really well hidden. This is a medium-bodied and more than medium-carbonated beer. It goes down smooth and easy but it that high alcohol content can creep up. It's a really nice beer: easy to drink, complex and tasty.

Serving type: bottle

05-27-2014 01:09:27 | More by JohnnyJam
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Shafaegalo

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

05-27-2014 00:14:22 | More by Shafaegalo
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AHeaston8

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

05-26-2014 20:46:59 | More by AHeaston8
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robgage

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -29.1%

05-25-2014 02:29:55 | More by robgage
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ChrisinRI

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -5.4%

05-24-2014 23:54:34 | More by ChrisinRI
Hop Rod Rye from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 4,174 ratings.