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Mumbai Rye | Good People Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Good People Brewing Company
Alabama, United States
goodpeoplebeer.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.60%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
72 IBU

Added by Bonhoeffer on 06-08-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,526
Reviews:
19
Ratings:
58
pDev:
11.88%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
7
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 58 |  Reviews: 19
Reviews by CaskBeerouac:
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4.58/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

This is a delicious and interesting brew from the folks at Good People.

A spicy, earthier cousin of their regular IPA, the Mumbai utilizes the natural kick and complexity of the rye to harmonize with the piney notes from the IPAs hoppiness.

I love rye beers and this is one of the best I've had. The rye asserts itself from the get go, but doesn't overwhelm. The hops and malt balance this beauty into complex, but easy drinking suds.

Great aromas of spicy rye and dank hops in the nose.

Dry and clean in the finish, this a beer you'll want to grab for the next once you're done.

A really enjoyable beer overall.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of chinchill
3.67/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz can at the 2017 Decatur Beer Festival.
Hazy deep amber body with a fine white head. Fruity, lightly dank and piney flavor.
Lively carbonation in a medium body.

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Photo of Zachb4au
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Photo of WoodBrew
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Visited J. Clyde's in Birmingham based on research from Beer Advocate. Wanted to try some of the brews offered by Good People and they had five on tap. The Mumbai Rye, great name, poured a clear amber color with a nice head and fantastic sticky lacing all the way down the glass. The scent was big hop that dominate the smell. Earthy, spicy, with slight citrus was present. Taste included rye spiciness at the start, but the hops take over the flavor and leave with nice bitterness. Very enjoyable and distinct hops flavor. The mouthfeel is very nice, beer had full body. I could enjoy a couple of these without issue.

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Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of richj1970
4.02/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured on draft at local shop.

A: Crystal clear copper red with one finger white head. Nice lacing.

S: Bready malts mixed with pine cones and some sweetness. Peppery spices.

T: Biscuit malts with caramel and rye spices.

M: Medium body and average carbonation. Slightly sweet and spicy finish.

O: Very nice beer. One of my favorites from Good People.

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Photo of mscudder
3.96/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of PortLargo
4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of macon337
4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of markjarema11
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Photo of freduardo
4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of Plonk
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Photo of jonbonfondle
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BigRedDog
3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of slowdaddy
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Photo of thatoneguymike
3.85/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of John44
4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of TheBeard89
4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of JAndress
4.1/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Taste of pine, and a thick mouthfeel. Smooth, but the IBUs are evident. Don't get me wrong this is not a pucker beer, just a delicious taste with a bit more Hops finish. Overall this is a delicious beer, and should be treated if the opportunity arises. I was fortunate enough to be in Birmingham for an evening.

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Photo of sburrough
4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of T_Hass
3.71/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bushwack
3.95/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Mojo
4.29/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

32 ounce growler -> Highlands Brewing snifter

A - medium to dark amber with a foamy one finger head that is the color of lemon meringue. Retention is basically limited to a thin ring and there is a moderate amount of lacing.

S - very bready, with some pine, and floral notes as well.

T - the caramel malts contain a lemon like sourness giving way to a big rye bready finish.

M - nice and thick with decent levels of carbonation.

O - If you can get this stuff by all means do. It isn't canned yet, but it is worth seeking out.

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Mumbai Rye from Good People Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.04 out of 5 with 58 ratings
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