Rye'd Piper | Ale Industries

Rye'd PiperRye'd Piper
BA SCORE
55.7%
Liked This Beer
3.68 w/ 88 ratings
Rye'd PiperRye'd Piper
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ale Industries
California, United States
aleindustries.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by popery on 06-15-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#29,071
Reviews:
29
Ratings:
88
Liked:
49
Avg:
3.68/5
pDev:
13.59%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
7
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 88 |  Reviews: 29
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5/5  rDev +35.9%

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4.74/5  rDev +28.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

Photo of vitALEity
4.35/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I was way more impressed with this beer then I thought I would be. Pours a nice dark red color with a full inch head, nice lacing and is carbonated perfectly. Aroma is rye and a little caramel and some chocolate. Medium bodied, smooth and creamy with a nice rye malt bitterness and hop bite. I really enjoy a good rye ale and this one is right up there with hop rod IMO. Good job ale industries!

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Photo of GRG1313
4.33/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a deep dark clear cranberry with a short but firm off white head. Nice looking.

Nose is big fruit esters of sweet pears, peaches and plums; pleasant and inviting. (Served cool room temperature which just shows the nose and flavors perfectly when tasting).

Medium/full mouthfeel that is medium rich and medium creamy with light elegant carbonation.

Flavors just dominate this one. Big assertive roasted grain and full hop bitter flavor. Really nice balance of the big hops and the big malt. A hint of sweet wooded coffee on the very front palate gives way to a big roasted red ale. Big yeast/malt and bitter roast. Rye flavors come through on mid palate and come through very big on the finish.

Finish is all bitter rye bread and tones of burnt coffee. Develops more of a carmel malt character as it warms but retains complexity, body and character.

This is a really nice beer that I came across by surprise at City Beer. Nice job. This is a good one for big rich meals and grilled meats. It just cries out to be consumed with a meal. I like it.

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4.32/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a just barely clear ruby-orange with a finger of frothy khaki head. The head fades down at a normal pace leaving behind some lacing.

S - Aroma is a mix of sweet caramel malts, spicy rye, some bready malts, grapefruit and citrus hops, and a touch of pine hops.

T - Starts off with a mix of sweet caramel malts with some grapefruit and citrus hops and mild bitterness. Through the middle, the spicy rye comes through with some bready malts, and a bit of pine hops and more bitterness. The finish is a mix of spicy rye and caramel malts with grapefruit hops and some bready malts.

M - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Feels smooth with a spicy, dry, and lightly bitter finish.

D - Very drinkable. Nice rye beer with some good earthy and spicy rye flavor and great overall balance.

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Photo of Brandon_beer
4.29/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Pours a nice shade of red. Grass, rye and citrus notes. Decent balance with a touch creaminess but still aggressive

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4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

Photo of RblWthACoz
4.1/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Been wanting to try something from AI for some time now. This is a good one to start on, I say.

Blast of hops all up in your mouth in a hearty, rye kind of way. It's not an obliteration, but quite a full ride. Mild burn from the rye's spices. Fairly thick body. This is a nice ale. Hearty and robust. If you like rye beers, you'll enjoy this one I'm sure...if you can find it. Heh.

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Photo of OBeerMeGreatOne
4.07/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours more brown than red. Hard to think of this as an amber. Nice inch of head and decent lace though.

Banana, rye and citrus make up the smell.

Wow, this is an easy to drink rye beer. The rye spice is nicely balanced by some smooth citrus and pine hops. Mmmm. Simple, but very satisfying.

I'm grabbing some more. At 5.8% this is a ridiculously sessionable brew.

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Photo of Fatehunter
4.05/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a half finger of head on a dark brown body.
The aroma is rich with rye, wood and spice.
The taste starts with a nice malt sweetness, then turns a little lemon bitter, rye spice finish.
The texture is soft and airy with a little fizz.
An outstanding ale. Great balance and flavor.

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Photo of ronricorossi
4.04/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BierJager89
4.04/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a really dark brown with a small light brown head.

S: Malt, grass, rye, vanilla, and citric hops in the nose.

T: Rye, bitter citrus peel, hoppyness and vanilla. Extremely pleasant.

M: Medium bodied, not the smoothest beer, nor the harshest.

O: Definitely recommended. I love the combination of rye spiciness and vanilla. A rye-barrel-aged version of this would likely be fantastic.

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Photo of popery
4.02/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

The tap list called this one a red, but I could see it going as a Rye Beer or an American IPA.

Draft, City Beer Store. This beer is all about rye and hops. It has a ton of rye spice and a ton of pine/citric hop flavor. There's some good caramel sweetness to back it all up, but this is a rye-hop bomb. It drinks a lot bigger than expected. The mouthfeel is quite thick for the abv. They really packed a lot of flavor into this package. There's also brown sugar, molasses, caramel and toast from the malt. It pours a murky auburn color without much head. Not too much carbonation. Good beer and not at all what I expected.

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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Rye'd Piper from Ale Industries
Beer rating: 55.7% out of 100 with 88 ratings
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