Kind Ryed IPA
Otter Creek Brewing

Kind Ryed IPAKind Ryed IPA
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From:
Otter Creek Brewing
 
Vermont, United States
Style:
Rye Beer
ABV:
6.5%
Score:
91
Avg:
4.06 | pDev: 8.37%
Reviews:
125
Ratings:
693
Status:
Active
Rated:
Jan 19, 2018
Added:
Oct 07, 2013
Wants:
  31
Gots:
  172
SCORE
91
Outstanding
Kind Ryed IPAKind Ryed IPA
Notes: A big, unfiltered American IPA built to accompany the big Eastern Winter. Just like an epic bluebird day follows a snow storm, a peppery build from the Rye-malt accompanies glorious hop notes of pine, citrus and fresh grass.
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Rated: 4.5 by Iski100 from Massachusetts

Jan 19, 2018
 
Rated: 4.72 by ryanm3850 from Rhode Island

Dec 28, 2017
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Rated by Old_Frothingslosh from Ohio

4.72/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75
Wonderful beer. Terrific aroma and aftertaste. This is one to seek out and try if your into IPA's.
Dec 02, 2017
 
Rated: 3.75 by IBUBrew from Vermont

Oct 17, 2017
 
Rated: 4.09 by GinDC from Virginia

Jun 10, 2017
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Reviewed by Lone_Freighter from Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
This was poured into a nonic pint glass. The appearance was a hazy burnt orange color with a one finger white foamy head that dissipated within about a thirty seconds. Light lacing strung about the glass. The smell had a nice balanced blend of sweet citrus over top of a light grapefruit, fresh and bright with a light grassiness coming in and out. The taste was bittersweet thoroughly balancing a crisp light spice into the mix. A sweet to lightly spiced aftertaste leads to a decent balanced dry to wet finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fairly decent sessionability about it. The carbonation hit appropriate for the style and for me. Nice bittersweet grapefruit harshness rolls over my tongue. Overall, I say this was a pretty good AIPA that I could have again.
Jun 10, 2017
 
Rated: 3.98 by MilaMila from Massachusetts

Apr 28, 2017
 
Rated: 4.29 by CrazyBernerMama from Pennsylvania

Apr 26, 2017
 
Rated: 4.25 by cjohns73 from Delaware

Mar 07, 2017
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Reviewed by Zythophile from Washington

4.02/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Bottle Date: 9/29/16
Palate Contaminants: other beer

Appearance is an opaque medium amber with a fair amount of fine white head. There's some particulate matter visible.

The smell is marmalade and pineapple. Sorta floral, too. I also get a little bit of what I can best describe as a powdered mix for some citrus drink. And celery.

The taste isn't nearly as complex as the smell. It's very malty and has a good deal of pine resin. The malt bring sweetness along with it, but I can't tie it to anything else. It's not bitter until the back end. In fairness, I suppose it might be a month or two past its prime.

Feel is a bit stickier than I'd like, but the carbonation is fairly well integrated. The dominant bitterness in the aftertaste is an issue for me.
Mar 05, 2017
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Reviewed by WesWes from New York

4.15/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
The beer pours a hazy golden color with a rocky white head that lasts and eventually fades with excellent lacing. The aroma is good. It's got your typical pale ale malt aroma; pale and dextrin malts, but with a slight rye spiciness. The hop aroma is present and provides a nice bitterness and balance. The taste is great. It has a stiff bitterness up front that lingers in the finish. The malt bill is well balanced and offers up a mild rye character that plays off the hops. The mouthfeel is fine. It's a medium/full bodied beer with adequate/good carbonation. This is an excellent RIPA that's cheap and easily accessible. I could drink this beer on the regular for sure. Well done!
Jan 25, 2017
 
Rated: 3.93 by Taphouse_Traveler from Florida

Jan 25, 2017
 
Rated: 4.12 by GregStoner from Pennsylvania

Jan 22, 2017
 
Rated: 4.02 by underoath437 from New York

Jan 16, 2017
 
Rated: 4 by bigred89 from Maryland

Jan 15, 2017
 
Rated: 4.25 by McBraniel from Virginia

Jan 15, 2017
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Reviewed by citizencane from Pennsylvania

3.78/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Looks like an average IPA. Tastes same, with a hint of rye darkness. Smells of pine hops, citrus (which does not followbthough on taste), and rye. Fairly simple, but drinkable and not bad.
Jan 14, 2017
 
Rated: 3.61 by zrroot from New York

Jan 12, 2017
 
Rated: 4.02 by tdm168 from Pennsylvania

Dec 28, 2016
 
Rated: 4.23 by gbw5009 from Massachusetts

Dec 18, 2016
 
Rated: 3.27 by AGawinski from New York

Dec 18, 2016
 
Rated: 3.96 by zotzot from Vermont

Dec 06, 2016
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Reviewed by BergBeer from Hawaii

3.03/5  rDev -25.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3
Look: Transparent copper with a large eggshell head. Quite active with sticky lacing. Some yeast present.

Smell: Sticky sweet caramel malt notes. Vegetal and piney hops.

Taste: Sharp rye attacks the palate. The come sticky pine hops with green vegetal notes to overwhelm the body. A mild caramel malt peaks through. Finish is light citrus hops but is blown out by bitter pine.

Feel: Rye is spicy and dances on the tongue. The brew is bitter throughout with a semi-dry finish. No alcohol detected.

Overall: What would be an average IPA gets blown out by bitterness. While I applaud the bold Rye flavor it's a shame it gets overshadowed quickly by a bitterness that leaves the palate scorched earth
Nov 30, 2016
 
Rated: 4.1 by let8it8grow from Pennsylvania

Nov 27, 2016
 
Rated: 3.9 by caahare from West Virginia

Nov 12, 2016
 
Rated: 4.1 by Kurzman from Rhode Island

Oct 28, 2016
 
Rated: 3.65 by Coorsy from Massachusetts

Aug 22, 2016
 
Rated: 4 by edthehead from New York

Jun 04, 2016
 
Rated: 3.67 by JMS1512 from New Jersey

May 05, 2016
 
Rated: 4.38 by cbawls357 from Pennsylvania

Apr 23, 2016
 
Rated: 3.75 by Mattymystique from Massachusetts

Apr 08, 2016
 
Rated: 4.36 by chucksim from Pennsylvania

Apr 05, 2016
 
Rated: 4 by EatonHops from Massachusetts

Mar 27, 2016
 
Rated: 3.88 by runondirt from New Jersey

Mar 26, 2016
 
Rated: 4.5 by Minerd81 from Pennsylvania

Mar 18, 2016
 
Rated: 3.65 by Stofko1992 from Pennsylvania

Mar 06, 2016
 
Rated: 4.12 by Waldronsean36 from Pennsylvania

Mar 04, 2016
 
Rated: 3.65 by byronic from Canada (ON)

Mar 02, 2016
 
Rated: 4 by billbeers from Pennsylvania

Feb 29, 2016
 
Rated: 3.9 by Almasi_ from New York

Feb 28, 2016
Kind Ryed IPA from Otter Creek Brewing
Beer rating: 91 out of 100 with 818 ratings