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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:
#42,845
Reviews:
47
Ratings:
152
pDev:
15.87%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
17
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Ratings: 152 |  Reviews: 47
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

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

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

Photo of Joey1566
3.93/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

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

Photo of DraftDaddy
3.6/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.84/5  rDev +15%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

this beer is appallingly under rated. i mean, yeah it could use a little more carbonation, and sure, it might not be the most delicious beer in the whole world, but to score this so low is offensive. the beer is aweomse, its a clear golden color, dim in the radiance, but bright in aroma and taste. honey is raw and not all that sweet, but real authentic, and something pretty unique in a beer, as its flavorful and not fermented out, but yet pretty dry. the rye is what makes it though for me, honey and rye together, they almost act to offset one another, but instead join forces and make it distinct. mellow but bold, real hard to do, but really well done there. again, a little flat, and thats my main knock against it, but this is a great sixer of beer, one of my favorites from montana, and a cool fusion of ingredients that dont always get paired together. excellent beer, drinkable for miles, and im craving another as i type this. way better than the other(s) i have had from madison river...

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Photo of sporklift87
3.55/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of a77cj7
4.25/5  rDev +27.2%

Photo of Darkmagus82
3.38/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served on tap in a pint glass

Appearance – The beer is served a clear golden amber color with a one finger head of white foam. The head fades very fast leaving only a trace of lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma of the beer is light overall with just a hint of a wheat bread and honey smell. Along with these are some very light rye smells. Some caramel is there as well, but overall the aroma is very light.

Taste – The taste begins with a bready flavor with some hints of rye mixed within. The rye gets slightly stronger in intensity as the taste moves forward. All the while some honey and a little bit of a caramel taste comes to the tongue. Other flavors of some grain and a light spice come to the tongue as well, leaving one with a semi-dry and moderately ryed flavor to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the thinner side with a carbonation level that is on the higher side. For the rye flavors a little thicker body may have been a bit better for giving them more impact, but with that said, the lower body and carbonation were good for the honey and spice, so overall the feel was pretty decent.

Overall – A decent brew overall that is fairly easy drinking. Good, but nothing super outrageous.

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4.08/5  rDev +22.2%

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4.08/5  rDev +22.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +34.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

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