Rye IPA | Ballast Point Brewing Company

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3.83/5
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13 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ballast Point Brewing Company
California, United States
ballastpoint.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by jooler on 08-23-2015

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#23,903
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
13
pDev:
5.48%
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Ratings: 13 |  Reviews: 2
Photo of Nugganooch
3.84/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Ballast Point - Miramar, CA
Full pint – tulip glass 09/10/15

This is the collab with Half Acre brewing

Darker amber color with some light chestnut brown mixed in. Good visibility to the bubble show taking place inside. Nice froth of khaki foam that cascades large curtains of lace across the glass. Smells of lemony hops with pine and some herbals. Lesser notes of grapefruit and assorted citrus. Peppery rye spice and bread reveals with a faint caramel like sweetness.
Good dose of fruity hops here. Lemony and citrus like with a light earthy herbal flare. The rye is just the right amount to nuance in a good amount of spicy bread flavor. Slightly nutty with a light caramel sweetness to it. Moderate amount of bitters with a nice drying crisp feel. Medium filling heft on the palate. A real nice brew all around.

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Photo of Abragg3
3.52/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of WoodBrew
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The ballast point rye ipa is actually a collaborative effort with half acre out of chicago....i tried it at pizza parlor on green and washington. It poured a clear copper with white head that left a nice lace. The scent had spice and hop. The taste was evenly balanced and the hops led toward a more floral with spice arrangement. The Mouthfeel was medium in body with good carbonation. Overall it was tasty!

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Photo of JVan
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ryannel24
4.06/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Taphouse_Traveler
3.87/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Farnswurth
4.07/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of CityofWind_brew
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gonzoillini
3.48/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tim007007
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerOps
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of XmnwildX12
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jooler
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

I expected more for this being a half acre collaboration. Smell is of feet and taste is good but very noticeable alcohol level

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Rye IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.83 out of 5 with 13 ratings