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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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356 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 356
Reviews: 68
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 12.01%
Wants: 6
Gots: 20 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

02-27-2013 00:44:13 | More by Adkins1203
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New York

4/5  rDev +11.7%

02-25-2013 22:03:01 | More by 1BadblueSS
Photo of davemathews68


3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

02-25-2013 01:03:19 | More by davemathews68
Photo of Thedrizzle


3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

02-24-2013 20:50:40 | More by Thedrizzle
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

02-24-2013 17:31:44 | More by 1mrbeer
Photo of BRD14


4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

02-24-2013 17:30:56 | More by BRD14
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Very dark amber colored beer, it could be called red or light brown. Small off-white colored head. Clear with no haze present.

Smells hoppy with a clear scent of pine. Spicy and slightly sour rye malt. Toasted grain and caramel. Smells a little woody but it isn't super aromatic.

Starts out malty with a sharp hit bite in the after taste. Tastes a bit spicy and the rye certainly isn't hidden. Little bit sweet caramel flavor is bold. Tasty rye beer.

Mouthfeel is good.

Overall a good rye beer. Better than I expected from this brewery.

02-20-2013 00:50:47 | More by Zorro
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2.75/5  rDev -23.2%

02-19-2013 03:57:06 | More by ralphw56
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

02-18-2013 10:29:06 | More by JAHMUR
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3.94/5  rDev +10.1%

A: Pours an amber/copper color with 2 fingers worth of fluffy head that leaves some nice lacing and retains for quite a while

S: Get a bit of spicy rye that gets swallowed up by the citrusy and piney hops. Also get some fruity and buttery yeast notes

T: Follows the nose. Starts out with a little spiciness from the rye with a nice hop presence that lends citrus and pine notes. Balanced nicely by the malts. Finishes bitter and slightly spicy

M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation

O: A nice new addition to the IPA on Tour series. Not sure if I like this or the newly retired Demo (their black IPA) more. Regardless, a solid brew that's worthy of a purchase

02-14-2013 06:47:30 | More by BEERMILER12
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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

02-14-2013 04:43:34 | More by enelson
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3.61/5  rDev +0.8%

A - A touch hazy for an IPA. Seems like a chestnut brown with a full inch of sticky roamy head.
S - I get some mild pine, maybe citrus, and spicy rye notes. Smell is good.
T - Not too much rye which is appreciated but I am not getting much bittering hops. Some sweeter malts and maybe citrus hops it seems adverage.
M - Mildly dry and light to medium body.
Overall it's a pretty good IPA, very dry with the rye and semi bitter. Easy drinking IPA but far from great.

02-13-2013 05:02:13 | More by DrDemento456
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4.11/5  rDev +14.8%

Poured this American style IPA from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. Poured a hazy amber color, produced an average white head, average retention and left a nice amount of lacing on the glass. The aroma of this IPA consisted of malted grain, spicy rye, caramel and piney hops. Moderate body, a foundation of rye malt, caramel and piney hops. Overall, very nice example of a craft brewed American IPA- The use of rye in this brew was especially enjoyable. Great session beer- Worthy! Prost!

02-11-2013 16:28:44 | More by GossageBrewery
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3.08/5  rDev -14%

Served in a Lagunitas mason jar.

It's as though Paul McCartney bit his tongue during a Beatles set back in the day. This stuff pours a clear sunrise amber topped by a finger of off-cream foam. The nose comprises lightly-toasted rye bread, caramel, mild greens, and a bit of sweet flowers. The taste brings in more of the same, though the grass is now stronger and there's a touch of light butter in there for the sake of it. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a drying finish. Overall, a weak little RIPA, one that's too mossy and too muddled for its own good.

02-11-2013 08:17:30 | More by TMoney2591
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New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

02-11-2013 02:01:07 | More by djrn2
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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

02-10-2013 14:46:23 | More by acurtis
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

02-09-2013 23:28:04 | More by chris1919
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New York

4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

02-09-2013 20:20:55 | More by gwiedman1
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

02-09-2013 17:51:44 | More by jkermitj
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

02-09-2013 15:46:40 | More by noremac423
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New York

4.03/5  rDev +12.6%

Poured a hazy dark amber hue with a one finger frothy white head. There was very good retention and excellent sticky lacing.

The smell featured a moderate caramel, spicy rye and light piney hop.

The taste consisted of a chewy earthy caramel malt, spirited rye malt with a lingering piney hop spice.

The mouthfeel was toward the fuller side of the style.

Overall a tasty full bodied IPA.

02-08-2013 23:33:20 | More by plaid75
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3.71/5  rDev +3.6%

This beer reminds me a lot of Harpoon's Rich and Dan's Rye IPA. They each have a banana taste to me that must come from something they're doing with the rye. The hops are a little more forward in this one, along with a lot of rye spiciness in the nose. The taste has a decent amount of hops, but they're quickly washed away by a huge wave of rye that has a bit of that banana character I mentioned earlier. The mouthfeel is on the full side for an IPA and satisfying, and the drinkability is solid. Overall, a good rye IPA. Not the best in the world, and I'm not sure I see any reason to go out of your way to get a sixer of this when Ruthless Rye is out, but it's a solid add-in to the mix pack.

02-07-2013 00:57:58 | More by shand
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3.43/5  rDev -4.2%

Poured from a 12oz. bottle into my Deschutes tulip...

A - Pours a clear copper color with 1 finger of tan head. Spotty lacing as I sip.

S - Big rye aroma. Kind of over powers everything else.

T/M - The flavor is a combination of rye, which has a rubber like flavor quality, and alcohol. I don't get the hops in this one, as the rye is over powers it IMO. Medium mouthfeel.

O - As I continue sipping, I find my self searching for the hops in this one. Not good, but not bad. It's meh...

02-06-2013 01:06:54 | More by Rizalini
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4.18/5  rDev +16.8%

Hazy rusty red color and a nice collar of fluffy bone head. Retention on this sucker is everlasting. Sick lacing. Hell of a look.

Ripe aroma! Herbal and floral sweetness, lilac, orange citrus hops, Irish Spring, light pine, and some toasty rye grain. Excellent nose for a Rye IPA.

A show of floral hops without the bitterness. Attached is an herbal sweetness that pairs marvelously with the lightly spicy rye malts. Notes of toffee and citrus also very much present. It's easy, sure, but it is damn tasty.

Drinks smooth, but ruffled from the carbonation. Insanely sluggable.

My favorite Magic Hat IPA to-date. What a pleasant surprise!

02-05-2013 14:21:12 | More by thecheapies
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New York

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

02-05-2013 12:02:56 | More by jk3
Ticket To Rye IPA from Magic Hat Brewing Company
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