Repent Rye | Cathedral Square Brewery

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3.8/5
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35 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cathedral Square Brewery
Missouri, United States
cathedralsquarebrewery.com

Style: American Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Analogous to Barleywine style ale, Repent Rye is brewed using a large percentage of Rye Malt to forgive the fresh Columbus hops. The end result grants you full absolution and our Rye-Wine Ale. Repent and enjoy!

Added by zeff80 on 02-16-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#23,179
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
35
pDev:
12.63%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 35 |  Reviews: 7
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2/5  rDev -47.4%

Photo of dustin22martin
3.17/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Why does this beer taste like marinara sauce?

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Photo of Tertullian007
3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

Photo of barnzy78
3.31/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

22oz bottle, no apparent freshness date
A 4.5 - huge beige head holds excellent retention atop a ruddy-brown colored ale
S 3.5 - sweet and malty with toffee, caramel, spicy rye bread, piny hops
T 3 - huge spicy rye notes are front and center with bready malt, toffee, caramel, pine, some mild fruity esters (mainly pear and fig) come through as it warms.
M 3.5 - full body, finishes semi-dry and semi-bitter
O 3.25 - the rye is potent for this self-declared rye-wine, but I'm just not crazy over its overall flavor profile. It's good, but probably better in small doses. Maybe an oak age might help to tame down the rye and add some different complexities to it. I won't buy this again, even though it was a good price ($4.99).

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Photo of bpkrippner
3.46/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jmarsh123
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of ygtbsm94
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of jzlyo
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of BetterBeerPlz
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of imperialking
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of Biff_Tannen
3.52/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of simonj01
3.63/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tone
3.65/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear amber color. 1/4 inch head of an off-white color. Decent retention and decent lacing. Smells of slight rye, slight citrus hops, hint of sweet malt, and a hint of piney hops. Fits the style of an American IPA (mistakenly listed as a Barleywine). Mouth feel is smooth and clean, with a low carbonation level. There is a noticeable bitterness. Tastes of slight rye, slight citrus hops, hint of sweet malt, hint of alcohol, and a hint of piney hops. Overall, good blend, feel, pleasant bitterness, but aroma and appearance are lacking.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of zeff80
3.77/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Poured out a clear, copper color with a one-finger, tan head of foam. It left thin rings of lace on the glass.

S - It smelled of rye, bread crust, roasty malt.

T - Good malty sweet taste with some toffee and bready notes.

M - It was crisp, sharp and smooth. A medium to full bodied ale.

O - This is a nice barleywine. One of the better brews from Cathedral Square.

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Photo of Walnut
3.78/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kylehay2004
3.83/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of russpowell
3.85/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours an effervescent crimson with 3 fingers of tan head. Crazy lacing & head retention

S: Copious amounts of dates & figs, a little bit of dark cherry & brown bread.

T: Follows the nose, a little bit of rye spicyness balancing the fruit out up front, herbal hops as well. A little bit of booze, figs & peppery rye, plus dryness as this warms & more leafy hops & a bit of toffee. Finishes cakey, with some dryness, faint pineapple notes, leafy hops, a little bit of Bartlett Pear & figs

MF: Medium bodied, firm carbonation, skews fruity, thickens up once warm, balances out fairly nicely

Sort of an odd duck, works as an English Barley Wine for the most part

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Photo of Jcarriglio
3.85/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Suds
3.98/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Clear chestnut in color with a huge, firm white head. The aroma is of malt, with a hint of rye. The taste has peppery hops and enough malty sweetness to provide some balance. Firm bitterness that starts in the midtaste and continues through the finish. Nice beer.

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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Repent Rye from Cathedral Square Brewery
Beer rating: 3.8 out of 5 with 35 ratings