Hop Rye'It | 10 Barrel Brewing Co.

Hop Rye'ItHop Rye'It
62 Ratings
Hop Rye'ItHop Rye'It

Brewed by:
10 Barrel Brewing Co.
Oregon, United States

Style: Rye Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by JohnGalt1 on 01-09-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 62 |  Reviews: 15
Photo of flagmantho
3.58/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 22oz bomber into a pint glass.

Appearance: medium orange hue with a light haze and a subtle effervescence. Head is a thick finger of frothy ivory foam with a bit of an orange cast. Head retention seems pretty good! I like it.

Smell: sweet malt with plenty of caramel character and a hint of rye spiciness. Hops don't jump out at me but are resiny, if anything, in character. Despite its sweetness, this beer seems nicely balanced to me.

Taste: sweet and caramelly with a spicy, prickly character. This reminds me a bit of a strong ale, but pared back a bit. I like it OK, but really it's a little bit messy.

Mouthfeel: medium-light body with a decent carbonation and somewhat effervescent mouthfeel. Not creamy, but that's not what this style demands, anyway.

Overall: I'm glad I've had this beer, but it doesn't grab my imagination. It just seems a little over-done, maybe. I think rye IPA is a concept that still needs to mature, much like the black IPA. I will probably not reach for another one of these, but if you are interested in the latest developments in the world of rye, this is certainly worth a try.

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Photo of snaotheus
3.47/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

22oz bottle poured into a large mug. Can't find any dates on the bottle.

Pours slightly cloudy golden color, huge fluffy head, fades slowly, leaves webby lacing. Plenty of carbonation crawling up through the beer. Smell is muted, but pretty. Nice hop profile, floral and spicy.

Taste is rye spicy, honey sweetness, little of the hops that show up in the aroma. A bit too sweet, but not offputting.

Mouthfeel is thick and sticky. Overall, not bad.

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Photo of zhanson88
3.52/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pours a clear, deep orange color with a moderate amount of carbonation. About half an inch of head forms which has good retention, and decent lacing.

Smell: A pretty malty smell overall. Caramel and a bit of spicy rye form the backbone. A bit of sticky citrus and resin makes up the hop component.

Taste: Nice caramel malt backbone up front, with some definite rye notes following. The rye imparts a nice bready dryness and spicy notes. The hop character is floral, with citrus and a bit of bitterness.

Mouthfeel/Overall: Mouthfeel is light-medium bodied with nice carbonation. Finish is semi-dry. Overall, I enjoyed this beer. A bit malt heavy for me, but it was well done.

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Photo of Glibber
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of jbeervt
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of spark3148857
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of LXIXME
3/5  rDev -21.1%

Photo of gefinley
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of gnikola
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

Photo of muchloveforhops3
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

Photo of Hoptometrist
3.93/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Served from the bottle into a nonic glass

A- Poured a dark sem-hazy amber color with beautiful fluffy and frothy off-white head. Left dense lace all over the glass.

S- Big rich and sweet caramel and toffee, spicy rye and hop character, some orange citrus

T- Lots of rich caramel malt flavor, citric hops, spicy rye notes,

M- Quite smooth and creamy, soft carbonation, finished dry

O- Really good Rye-PA, more balanced with the malt character than others.

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Photo of Reidrover
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz from Fred Meyer in N.Salem. $3.69 Pours a nice dark orange( darker then the usual IPA) colour with a good sized creamy off white head. Fresh piney citric hop aromas..some caramel malt but getting no rye. Again the flavour is good piney/pineapple/grapefruit hops with a smooth caramel backbone..there is maybe a good touch of the rye in the end taste. Nice on the tongue smooth yet complex. Nice IPA but not much rye on show

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3/5  rDev -21.1%

Photo of sam_bliss
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of srhoadsy
3.83/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured chilled into a fluted tulip.

Pours a nice dark hazy amber color with half inch beige head that recedes leaving light surface layer with moderate lacing.

Smells of sweet tropical fruits. Mainly guava and papaya. Did not get much spice from the rye.

Tastes of tropical fruits and caramel malts. Still not picking up much spice from the rye.

Light to moderate body with sweet but crisp finish and mild aftertaste.

Overall a good IPA but was expecting more of spicy profile form the rye.

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Photo of harrymel
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

Photo of cswhitehorse
3.53/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The Hop Rye It came from a 22oz bottle into the English Shaker glass. It had a small foam head with very little lacing on the glass. The smell was unique in that I got some interesting notes of butterscotch and molasses. The taste was spicy due to the rye and the hoppiness was not overbearing. It was more on the drier scale than sweet. It left a slight bitterness on the tongue and was soft to the palate. Overall not my favorite rye but not too bad.

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Photo of Chou
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of baklo
2.5/5  rDev -34.2%

Photo of chippo33
2.75/5  rDev -27.6%

Photo of johnnyboy76
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of vkv822
3.77/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz : tulip

Amber red, with a thick, foamy white head that dissipates fairly quickly and leaves some lacing.

Big citric hop profile in the nose. Faint rye backing. Quite inviting.

The taste is pleasant, citric hops, with more of a balanced caramel and rye balance.

Medium+ body with average carbonation.

A well done, hop-forward rye beer. And while the taste was still enjoyable, it was just not quite as hoppy/flavorful as the nose led me to expect.

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Photo of Coldsnack
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of JeffH
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of Brad007
3.92/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I'm amazed in the sudden influx of rye beers around here. No seriously, there haven't been many local examples lately.

Pours a beautiful amber color with a touch of gold and a one-finger head into my glass. It's clear and refined.

Sweet, lightly spiced rye greets the nose followed by a subdued note of crystal. Reminds me of the several rye beers I used to homebrew.

This one is more on the rye side with just a touch of pine to accentuate the spice. Very easy-drinking.

Finishes with a good dollop of spice. Hard to describe otherwise.

Very nice. The carbonation could be turned down a bit but otherwise, you've got a great rye ipa here just begging for one who savors rye to enjoy it!

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Hop Rye'It from 10 Barrel Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.8 out of 5 with 62 ratings
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