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Line Dry Rye | Oakshire Brewing

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90 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Oakshire Brewing
Oregon, United States
oakbrew.com

Style: Rye Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
IBUs: 35
OG: 12.0° Plato

Added by msubulldog25 on 07-14-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#38,471
Reviews:
42
Ratings:
90
pDev:
10.48%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
6
Trade:
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Photo of chinchill
3.39/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the Oakshire Public House.
Deep amber body with a very good looking head.
Roasted grains and hops in the nose.
Some spicy rye flavor is obvious. Initially, mild bitterness, but this builds to a moderate-high level.
Lively medium body.

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Photo of Fatehunter
3.4/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - Poured out of a bomber into a tulip glass. Golden color, moving to a little more orange. Nice head, 1/2 inch dirty white.

S - First, honey then lots of citrus, grapefruit, stops just short of a typical IPA smell. I surprisingly like the honey smell.

T - The honey is evident but in no way overpowering. Light bitterness at the end.

M - Light body, medium carbonation, bubbly.

D - The carbonation could be a little bit less. The use of honey was done very well. It is the perfect amount to balance the rest of the beer. The rye does not seem to be coming through though, which is why I wanted to try this in the first place. So if you are looking for a distinctive rye beer this probably is not the one, but it is still a good beer nonetheless.

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Photo of ArrogantB
3.42/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

22oz bottle $3.99, very reasonably priced for a bomber these days. Darker orange color, almost amber. Aroma is grainy, hoppy, rye, eh. Flavor has some rye, some grains and malts, hops, feels like an IPA. Overall not bad but probably not worth a repeat purchase.

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Photo of Beaver13
3.45/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

22 oz bottle. Pours clear copper gold with a big fluffy white head that retains well and leaves some lacing.

The aroma is bready malts with rye and spicy hops.

The flavor is bready malt with rye spices and a big dry resiny bitter hop finish. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with low carbonation.

Overall, an OK rye IPA.

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Photo of Reidrover
3.45/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Bomber from Capital Market,Salem. 5.3% alc now. Dull brown, clear beer, with a small light tan head. Aroma, bready, cereal, some chocolate( that may be the rye)..some slight earthy tones. Tasste is the same except the rye is more noticable near the end..and some sweetness from what i expect is the honey..though it seems arfificial. Palate is OK it gets a bit cloying as this goes on. Not a bad beer overall but not a great rye..McMenamins make a really nice rye PA that would blow this out of the water.

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Photo of DiabolikDUB
3.46/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

On-Tap @ Bailey's Taproom poured into Shaker glass.

Pours a golden color with a creamy white head that never fully dissolves and leaves a nice layer atop the glass and has nice streaming carbonation lines. The aroma is sweet hops, rye and caramel malt. The flavor is more sweet caramel malt upfront followed by and earthy bitterness and ends with a sweet, spicy finish. Its light to medium bodied with a pleasant carbonation. This is a very subtle beer and makes for easy drinking. Highly recommended for a hot summer day spent on a patio or outdoors.

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Photo of IllNate
3.47/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy light amber with a shy amount of off-white head. Didn't stick around either. Aroma is light as well. Pale malt, touch of rye, and some hops. Spicy and floral with a bit of citrus. Comes out of it's shell a bit on taste. Follows the nose with light malt, bit of rye, and spicy floral citrus hop. Beer is smooth with good balance on the bittering. Overall a decent brew, but not stand outtish in any way.

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Photo of hreb
3.48/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

22oz bottle served cold in pint glass. Beer is a very pale amber, crystal clear, and forms very little white head. Aroma is not awesome, lagery and even a little bit skunky, with a hint of residual malt sugar. Flavor is more mellow and pleasant. A gentle dose of hops complements the natural grainy bitterness of the rye, which is itself pretty tame. Pretty fizzy, which works out well for the summer ale style, and helps bring forward the spicy and lemon flavors.

I like rye beers quite a bit. This one is pretty OK, but totally sessionable -- in stark contrast to the usual hop wallop of ales from America typically featuring rye.

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Photo of tjcamm
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of BabaBeer
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of calmond72
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of nmann08
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of davidthebruce
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of chugamugofsud
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of KegsAndEggs
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of crewfan1952
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of twelveinches
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of Hoolihan
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of barleywinefiend
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Poured a light golden color, sordove thick for a pale ale, with a nice white cap

S: Sweetness and rye

T: A bit of rye, the breadiness is felt in the taste and the body, a hint at citrus and perhaps a dab of caramel. I really had a hard time finding honey in this.

M: Bigger body

O: Pretty good

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Photo of Sokool
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of atpca
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of Harvest06
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tom10101
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of Jebus
3.51/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into my favorite Duvel Tulip and the color is a nice golden amber with a slowly dissipating half inch white head! A nice faintly sweet malt aroma is first with a linger of bitter hops. The taste is roughly the same with a hint of spicy rye quickly being covered up by the bitterness of the hops. The malt doesn't stick around as long as it should, and the rye isn't nearly as strong as I'd like.

Overall, at $4-5 a bomber, it is nice to try and a great offering from Oakshire and a great choice for a hot summer day. However, a little more rye would make the beer a real winner and a repeat choice.

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Line Dry Rye from Oakshire Brewing
Beer rating: 3.53 out of 5 with 90 ratings
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