Rustic Rye IPA | Bootlegger's Brewery

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256 Ratings
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Rustic Rye IPARustic Rye IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bootlegger's Brewery
California, United States
bootleggersbrewery.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by DoubleJ on 01-31-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
256
Reviews:
104
Avg:
3.6
pDev:
12.78%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
25
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 256 |  Reviews: 104
Photo of fthegiants
3/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of mattsucks
3.35/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Mojo
3.62/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.43/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a light orange color, impressive clarity, good 3/4" white head on it, average in the retention/lace aspect of the appearance score. Aroma gave up the mild hops, sweetness and light rye feelz.

Taste didn't impart the rye though. Light caramel and hop flavors, grapefruit. Good bomber price, but ultimately, being simply a decent ipa isn't going to lead me to purchase another bomber when there are so many 4/6 pack prices from awesome breweries beers (SN/Lagunitas etc. . . ).

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Photo of daave1
2.16/5  rDev -40%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Just not good... Skunky and messy all around.

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Photo of Marco_Gtz
2.94/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of OnryAndMean
3.38/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of redfox405
4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Redgoatman
3.45/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rwaynes
3.59/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wethorseblanket
3.63/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Chief99
3.43/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Honeybourne
3.3/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JohnyP32
3.82/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Jacobotsford3
3.59/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Donkster46
3.33/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Phi_Psi_OR_Beta
3.8/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ItsYourBoyBlue
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of aquazr1
3.56/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

22oz bottle poured into a pint glass. Orange gold in color, mostly clear with little head. Not much nose. Rye is distinct but not as prominent as I would like. All in all an average beer.

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Photo of BFCarr
3.36/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Ryancthomas7
2.81/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

I was hoping for some strong rye notes from this beer. They should definitely try a Jacaranda from Claremont Craft Ales and figure their ish out. This beer was no Bueno. Need. More. Rye. Very average beer. Disappointed. =/

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Photo of OoReFLuXoO
4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kmoen
3.54/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of life_of_agony
3.44/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jakepuppo
3.91/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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Rustic Rye IPA from Bootlegger's Brewery
3.6 out of 5 based on 256 ratings.
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