Rye Of The Lager | Sudwerk Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sudwerk Brewing Company
California, United States
sudwerkbrew.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Pilsner

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A hugely hopped rye imperial pale lager, weighing in at near 70 IBUs and dosed with Amarillo, Mosaic, and Simcoe hops. It also uses heirloom German rye.

Added by chinchill on 07-03-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
52
Reviews:
11
Avg:
3.77
pDev:
8.75%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
10
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 52 |  Reviews: 11
Photo of Franziskaner
4.06/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Brown in color with a fingernail of off white covering the top. Heavy lacing. The aroma is of earthy rye and grassy hops. The earthy rye dominates the flavor but i'm tasting the grassy hops at the back of the palate. You can also taste the alcohol. The mouth is chewy and slightly warm with alcohol.

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Photo of mnine
3.9/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Lobina
4.06/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of marker2525
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Icemann383
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of joberlander
3.31/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dvmin98
3.69/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of Patches826
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheOakKing
4.07/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of rclangk
4.16/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

If you're an IPL fan, you will enjoy this lager. Pours a very attractive amber with a modest white head. Sports a proud piney, citrus aroma. The flavor is crisp, hoppie and a tad spicy. Enjoy!

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lelampp
4.1/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.3/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of EnojysAnyBeer
4.25/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JMScowcroft
3.8/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cavanaghty
3.84/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: Darker amber color with a thin off white head.

Smell: Citrus and pine notes.

Mouthfeel/ Taste: Smooth medium bodied. Taste of bitter hops and pine with a hint of bread like notes.

Overall: Good beer. Not what I expected from this one, it drinks like an IPA.

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Photo of BeerBucks
3.66/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mizzoujay7
3.93/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of brewwannabe
3.56/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of GFD400
3.84/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zahara15
4.21/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of russpowell
4.03/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours an effervescent bronze with 2+ fingers of rocky cream colored head. Stellar lacing & very good head retention

S: Bready, grassy

T: Peppery weet breadyness, with grassyness & lemons & grapefruits up front, dryness as well. Peppery, sweet breadyness, & pomello & a little leafy hops. Finishes peppery with leafy hops, a little dryness, plus a little cattyness

MF: Medium body, slight carbonation, great balance

Solid offering, maybe the best I've had from these guys. Easy to drink

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3.72/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 22oz bomber into a dimpled mug.

Appearance: rich orange hue with just a dash of haze and two fingers of frothy ivory foam. Dark for a Pilsner, but given the rye and its imperial-strength nature, I'll allow it. It is very pretty.

Smell: very malty and sweet, with that classic rye spiciness. Hops are not really to the fore here, and it is a little too sweet for my taste, but overall quite interesting.

Taste: toasty malt with that spicy rye and a floral hop character. The overall effect is a little soapy, but it kind of works with the big sweetness.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a pretty good carbonation and creaminess.

Overall: this beer is too sweet for me to want to drink a ton of it, but for an imperial rye lager, it definitely delivers on its promises.

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Rye Of The Lager from Sudwerk Brewing Company
3.77 out of 5 based on 52 ratings.
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