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Salmon Fly Honey Rye | Madison River Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Madison River Brewing Company
Montana, United States
madisonriverbrewing.com

Style: Rye Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Madison River Brewing Company presents Salmon Fly Honey Rye. The malted barley used in this unique brew is complimented by the subtle spiciness of rye. Bittering and flavor hop additions help keep this brew extremely balanced. In addition, there is a mild sweetness that dulls any overwhelming rye or hop flavor derived from the pure local Montana honey. These ingredients blend together to create a lighter bodied drinking experience for all kinds of beer drinkers.

23 IBU

Added by Todd on 03-01-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,754
Reviews:
47
Ratings:
152
pDev:
15.87%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
17
Trade:
0
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Photo of chinchill
4.1/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle in Yellowstone NP, bottled April 2017.
Clear amber body with an excellent white head that has admirable retention.
Aroma: caramel, biscuits and light hops.
Flavor: baked bread, caramel and light hops. A bit more sweet than it is bitter. Rye is MIA.
Cranny smooth, medium-light body with medium carbonation.

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Photo of Jrobb6
3.84/5  rDev +15%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lobina
3.99/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Justinprintz
3.34/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SamuelMiller
2.18/5  rDev -34.7%
look: 3 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of jmdrpi
3.23/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

On draft

Clear pale golden color. White head, decent lacing. Aroma is sweet, a little earthy and herbal as well. I don't pick up rye in the taste. Thin body

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Photo of BYOFB
3.42/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of slipperysoup
3.4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SocalKicks
3/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of B_B
3.7/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hozersr
3.42/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 5EKF
3.5/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.71/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.2/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jpuetz
3/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of lupercmda
4/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a good honey beer and it has a nice malt finish

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3.29/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Irrationalist
4/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I guess I like this than most people.

It is a light bodied beer with a nice flavor that rye and honey bring. Don't expect a super dark rye beer and you may enjoy this too.

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Photo of Resuin
3.66/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TetonMike
3.48/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheSixthRing
3.62/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Had on tap @ Bacchus Pub in Bozeman, MT

Appearance - Served up in a pint glass with a thin, white head. The brew itself is relatively clear and golden yellow in color. A fine, spotty pattern of lace is left around the glass with good stick.

Smell - Big cereal grains with a light peppery spice and honey sweetness.

Taste - Follows the nose to an extent. Cereal grain is the predominant flavor accompanied by a sweet honey undertone. The rye spice picked up in the nose is nigh vacant in the flavor, save a faint trace found in the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel - On the heavier side of light with moderate, bitey carbonation. Crisp, semi-dry finish.

Overall - If ever there as a beer that evoked thoughts of Honey Nut Cheerios, this would be it. Not sure the rye made its presence felt enough to justify it being in the name of the beer. Good, and might make for a nice summer sipper, but nothing truly outstanding.

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3.66/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.93/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.25/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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Salmon Fly Honey Rye from Madison River Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.34 out of 5 with 152 ratings
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