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Ticket To Rye IPA - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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Ticket To Rye IPATicket To Rye IPA

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BA SCORE
81
good

359 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 359
Reviews: 68
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 12.01%
Wants: 7
Gots: 22 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Magic Hat Brewing Company visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.10% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: tone77 on 01-20-2013)
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FroggieG

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

06-30-2013 22:45:21 | More by FroggieG
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In_Control_Mike

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

06-29-2013 04:44:11 | More by In_Control_Mike
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da_beers

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

06-29-2013 00:59:21 | More by da_beers
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kguyty

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

06-28-2013 02:06:40 | More by kguyty
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billbeers

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +11.7%

06-25-2013 19:35:01 | More by billbeers
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four91

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

06-23-2013 20:43:08 | More by four91
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Franziskaner

Missouri

3.6/5  rDev +0.6%

Active, lush, off white head of foam. Copper brown in color with active carbonation bubbles. Well balanced aroma of rye and hops on the nose. The interplay of rye and hops continue in the taste. I think the rye wins out a bit. Very light, smooth mouthfeel. You could easily enjoy a few of these over an evening.

06-23-2013 03:08:19 | More by Franziskaner
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slader

New Jersey

3.19/5  rDev -10.9%

Interesting beer that tastes like an IPA- Porter hybrid. Also smacks a bit of an Old Ale style. Not a classic IPA by any stretch. Nor is it a classic Rye IPA. This is a problem if you lay out $12 for a six pack of Rye IPA, and get a coffee flavored fusion you really weren't in the mood for. I enjoyed the adventure of drinking it. However, I feel brewers need to label their beers responsibly. "Ticket to Rye IPA' is an awesome name. But thats not whats in the bottle. Cheers.

06-23-2013 01:03:42 | More by slader
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

3/5  rDev -16.2%

06-22-2013 15:49:55 | More by williamjbauer
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guzzleacoldone

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

06-22-2013 12:40:15 | More by guzzleacoldone
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dsshuck

Delaware

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

06-21-2013 00:47:18 | More by dsshuck
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pajeff

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

06-19-2013 01:51:32 | More by pajeff
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Giantspace

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

06-17-2013 03:27:25 | More by Giantspace
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ZachKelly

Virginia

4/5  rDev +11.7%

06-14-2013 18:30:21 | More by ZachKelly
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LXIXME

New Mexico

4.03/5  rDev +12.6%

Light tan head that is smallish about an inch on a pint glass which settles to a nice lacing above a cloudy honey copper colored beer.

Heavy rye grain and earthy aroma with just a bit of citrus hops along for the ride.

Heavy rye taste with its drying effects in full force along with a lighter other grains and even to a lesser degree some hops tagging along.

A big drying aftertaste with a bit of the rye tastes sticking around on this medium bodied beer.

It seems rye is the new hops, what I mean by that is it seems that rye has a lot of the same characteristics as a lot of popular American hops for its big bold flavor additions and drying attributes and the way they make beers not boring like we were pretty much forced to endure with the big companies out there.

06-12-2013 00:02:38 | More by LXIXME
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maximum12

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Digging in the fridge I found this bottle abandoned, forgotten, lost. Must have picked it up in a mixed sixer & it fell behind something that never moved...until now. 12 oz. bottle that I'd gather is a few months old. Luckily, all that time was spent in an icy cold fridge.

Pour is a dark, filtered amber that looks flawlessly like beer. Nose is pleasingly off-beaten-path, a blend of dark earth, slippery pepper, & a shot of grassy wheats. Interesting.

Ticket to Rye IPA satisfies the urge to rye. Rye is certainly what guides the hand. While I often find rye either earth (generally boring) or spicy (my vast preference), this one manages to land both punches with one hand. The hops are a bit faded, but there's a nice citrus note & a pop of bitterness in the middle. End with touches of caramel, creaminess, & the bitter lingers pleasantly. I could shotgun one of these.

A very drinkable rye that carries a touch of IPA in its heart; not going to break into my favorite category anytime soon, but certainly a worthy, good beer.

06-11-2013 02:26:28 | More by maximum12
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PatM

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

06-10-2013 21:03:53 | More by PatM
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Act25

New Jersey

3.76/5  rDev +5%

Bottle poured into a .5l Spaten glass.

LOOK: Fuzzy, unfiltered brown penny copper. Ivory head, good lace, not long lasting.

AROMA: Best part. Much going on! Earthy, forest floor, woodsy, hoppy, floral, citrus. Original, and close an English style (it's from new england!)

TASTE: Spicy combined with citrus hop sting. Enjoyable, chewy, graininess. Mildly sweet malty with a background bitterness. Rye and caramel balance late but strong presence of hops. Again, alot going on, want to try another evening, and original. Not a so-so rye ipa. Esters and heady nose late.

FEEL: Medium, well carbonated, drinks easily. Alcohol sting late. Asks for cheese and sausages!

OVERALL: An original, not derivative Rye IPA. Shows the rye off well. I'd drink this again here and there. Eager in fact to try it with different foods. The best from Magic Hat I have had.

06-08-2013 23:34:14 | More by Act25
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zeff80

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

06-08-2013 21:36:19 | More by zeff80
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scruffwhor

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

06-08-2013 14:18:56 | More by scruffwhor
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Ljoreilly

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

06-07-2013 00:48:41 | More by Ljoreilly
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jrfehon33

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

06-06-2013 19:43:46 | More by jrfehon33
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mwz5021

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16.2%

06-06-2013 18:09:55 | More by mwz5021
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Brewmeistermeisterbrewer

New York

4.75/5  rDev +32.7%

06-06-2013 16:45:54 | More by Brewmeistermeisterbrewer
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barnzy78

Illinois

3.2/5  rDev -10.6%

12oz bottle, a tall, frothy, ivory head tops an amber colored ale with slight haze. Excellent lacing all the way down the glass. Earthy nose with wet grain, rye,spice, caramel. Kind of odd smelling. Tastes are earthy, heavy on the mashed grain, caramel, spicy rye, not much bitterness, more like a rye English Pale Ale rather than a Rye IPA. Fuller body, smooth, extra creamy. Overall, this was kind of all over the place, but aside from that it was still pretty enjoyable.

06-01-2013 12:44:12 | More by barnzy78
Ticket To Rye IPA from Magic Hat Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 359 ratings.