Something Is A Rye - North Country Brewing

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13 Ratings
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Ratings: 13
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 12.05%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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North Country Brewing visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  ABV ?

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-25-2005

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Ratings: 13 | Reviews: 5
Photo of mtnbikerpa
3.66/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured of orangish color, cloudy because of being not filtered. About 1 inch of head that disappears almost instantly. No smell of hops. No real hop flavor. The rye flavor is strong and with little malt backbone, rye is the flavor that stands out. The mouthfeel is smooth. This beer is very easy to drink, it is alway one of my favorites from North Country.

Photo of goblue3509
3.44/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy orangish color with a slight head. The aroma is of rye breadiness and a little citrus. The taste is of rye and bread malts with a little citrus tone and small hop bite. The mouthfeel is medium bodied. The drinkability is good, this beer is a little more complex than their other beers and has enough going on to keep you interested.

Photo of Stinkypuss
4.12/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A. Served at the brewpub in a 5oz. glass. Light brown in color with a small head.

S. Unmistakably rye. Something is arye. Also some malts.

T. A very unique taste. The rye complimented the malts really well. The malts used provided an almost fruity taste especially as it warmed. Rye was there the whole way through.

M. Medium bodied and smooth.

D. This was very drinkable. Good session beer here.

Notes: This is the best rye beer I ever had, hands down. I tried a few, and this one stands out.

Photo of akorsak
3.93/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Served on-tap at the brewpub.

A: The rye ale is a hazy brown-orange hybrid, murky with mystery. A finger of head lasted half way through the glass.

S: The aroma shows off some rye flavors but remains generally mild. Some hoppiness, citrusy, does pop through.

T: Like a big glass of liquid bread, the rye hits you like a tons of bricks. Thick and spciy, piquant with a peppery finish. This rye is more intense than my other favorites, laying on the flavor with reckless abandon. As the bready rye passes, the ale settles down into a predictable drink. The remaining barley bill has caramel and green apples, enough to buoy the hop profile. Those hops are citrusy, restrained and subdued by the rye.

M: The ale is a loaf of bread. If you like rye, check this out for the first sip alone.

D: The ale has a higher abv, around 6.4%, but the rye flavoring is so concentrated, so strong that you'll want more.

Photo of burnstar
4.3/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Orange amber with a nice off-white head. Aroma is mildly tart, a bit lemony. Taste is tart at first but there is pleny of sweetness underneath. Low bitterness and not overly hopped which lets the rye come through. This is my first rye beer and it is definitely an interesting style. The rye certainly imparts some unique flavors that I find difficult to place. Medium mouthfeel and very drinkable.

Something Is A Rye from North Country Brewing
83 out of 100 based on 13 ratings.