Rio's Rompin Rye Beer | Epic Brewing Company

BA SCORE
83
good
60 Ratings
Rio's Rompin Rye BeerRio's Rompin Rye Beer
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Epic Brewing Company
Utah, United States
epicbrewing.com

Style: Rye Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Think freshly baked rye bread in a bottle with just a hint of lemon and spices from the hops and yeast. Both wheat-y and spicy with a light silky texture.

Added by mcallister on 02-17-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
60
Reviews:
23
Avg:
3.61
pDev:
12.47%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
9
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 60 |  Reviews: 23
Photo of flexabull
3.58/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a very hazy orange color, with some floaters, and a small head. Not very appealing to look at.

Aromas are bready, spicy, and doughy with some earthy tea like hops.

Tastes like an amber ale. Light tea, spices, and creamy caramel malt sweetness. Finish is earthy, crisp, and dry, slightly bitter as well.

Mouthfeel is crisp, with nice body, not heavy.

Overall, this beer redeemed itself after the bad pour. But still, kind of a middle of the road offering.

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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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3/5  rDev -16.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -10%

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3.08/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Poupae
3.62/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of benloho
3.77/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kmoen
3.5/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.45/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

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3.25/5  rDev -10%

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3.5/5  rDev -3%

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4/5  rDev +10.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Bookseeb
3.25/5  rDev -10%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Appearance has a hazy dark amber brown color supporting a fair dissipating head leaving spotty lace. Smell of mainly the rye, citrus with light malt, citrus and hop in the back. Taste is of bitter rye, sweet malt with a balance of hops. mouthfeel is medium with good carbonation. Overall a fair rye.

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3.52/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev +10.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +10.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3%

Photo of kagent777
4.28/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bomber from the cold cases of Epic, release 1 (brewed Feb 24, 2011) poured into s standard pint glass.

Appearance: A vibrant golden with a slight haze. This beer had a longish lasting pillow of a head that left clumpy lacing down my glass.

Smell: Almost nutty with a very mild yeastiness. I also sense some earthy hoppiness. I only smell a little of the rye bread smell.

Taste: The rye flavor comes out a little more. Still pretty reserved. The malt bill is pretty complex and I get a sense of that complexity, my palate is just not good enough to describe it yet.

Mouthfeel: This beer has a solid mouthfeel. The beer seems to be partially filtered of the yeast. The combination of the malty taste with the presence of the yeast and solid, but not assertive carbonation, is really nice. Finish is not particularly long, as you might expect.

Overall: This is a solid beer. Like the Pfeifferhorn Lager, it is a really tasty brew that will not standout only because it has a lower ABV. It is well worth picking up.

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3/5  rDev -16.9%

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Rio's Rompin Rye Beer from Epic Brewing Company
3.61 out of 5 based on 60 ratings.
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