Hop Kitchen - RyePA | New Belgium Brewing

Hop Kitchen - RyePAHop Kitchen - RyePA
BA SCORE
76.7%
Liked This Beer
3.9 w/ 301 ratings
Hop Kitchen - RyePAHop Kitchen - RyePA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing
Colorado, United States
newbelgium.com

Style: Rye Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.60%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Artisan maltster River Bend Malt House of Asheville, North Carolina, kiln a perfect rye. And when you pair gobs of their spicy rye with heaps of spicy hops you get a great Hop Kitchen Beer. This unique, and collaborative, Rye IPA boasts a bold blend of Simcoe, Galaxy, Cascade, and Mosaic hops to bring a thunderous 75 IBU. Have a sip and feel the bang.

Added by schnarr84 on 02-25-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#7,478
Reviews:
67
Ratings:
301
Liked:
231
Avg:
3.9/5
pDev:
8.21%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
67
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 301 |  Reviews: 67
Photo of KTCamm
3.83/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

3/26....pours medium bronze, thick heavy white foam. Strong rye bitter nose. Outdoorsy. Peppery rye opening taste with a fast clean finish. Bitter hangs out in the background. Nice twist on the classic IPA. Very tasty.

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Photo of XicanoBeerRun
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mortarforker
4.25/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jmdrpi
3.98/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle

clear copper color, off-w hite colored head. good lacing. earthy hop aroma. nice hop bite, crisp. good malt flavor to balance, with a herbal spicy aftertaste. medium bodied.

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Photo of MickeyHops
3.79/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GreenEggsHam1
3.62/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Donkster46
3.33/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rmank
3.78/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of scaryguy4u
4.05/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BigTrubble
4.04/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LXIXME
4.06/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of godawgs
4.02/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of cchrink
3.68/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of twenteone
4.18/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Spindelphia
3.93/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of daliandragon
4.01/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Not sure what the hop creature on the label is supposed to be, with the old school pilot's helmet and handlebar mustache... A frog, perhaps, or maybe a turtle. Not sure.

I like the color, with a deep copper and bright orange highlights. Nose is grassy with faint citrus and pine. Nothing spectacular.

Probably served a little cold, but I am definitely getting more flavor as it warms. Tight, oily, piney hops through to the aftertaste. The rye is providing a definite zestiness that also carries through to the finish.

Overall, a heavy hop assault, but with enough complexity to still be interesting. Definitely a keeper for me.

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Photo of ThreeBeersWalkedIn
4.02/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of myteam24
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of warpig372
4.14/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wuthrichj15
4.19/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a dark amber color with a decent white head. Nice hoppy taste with a small maltiness in the background. Smells pretty dank. Good carbonation. Give this beer a try it is pretty solid

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Photo of TheBigBoy
3.09/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of SD_Transplant
3.97/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Smak_Hermann
3.96/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of alcohline_trip
3.97/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kds2437
3.73/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Hop Kitchen - RyePA from New Belgium Brewing
Beer rating: 76.7% out of 100 with 301 ratings
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