Divided Sky Rye IPA | 4 Hands Brewing Co.

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very good
424 Ratings
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Divided Sky Rye IPADivided Sky Rye IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
4 Hands Brewing Co.
Missouri, United States
4handsbrewery.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This beer brings together tow of our favorite ingredients; hops and rye - serious hops up front provide a pungent, floral, and citrus character. We use centennial, Columbus, and Cascades in this hop lovers dream. The rye provides a slightly spicy flavor and a full mouth-feel. Divided Sky pours straw in color with notes of tangerine, grapefruit, and pine. Drink fresh!

Added by JoEBoBpr on 12-21-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
424
Reviews:
65
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
9.79%
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
77
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 424 |  Reviews: 65
Photo of foundersfan1
4.06/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BarrelAgedG
3.81/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jcarriglio
3.85/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cjohns73
3.83/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StL_Rob
4.43/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JohnParadee
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mvanaskie13
3.9/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a narrow chalice: color is an opaque straw/gold, head is bright white, presents about 1/2 inch thick then dissipates to thin top with some lacing.

Smell is floral, fruity, solid citrus presence with a touch of rye malt earthiness.

Taste is a bit earthier and grainier than many ipas, obviously due to the rye malt, but a bit more citrus hops and presence, with some floral aromatics.

Mouthfeel is dry but not biting with a nice fuller presence than some ipas.

Overall, a good drinkable ipa, the rye is light but noticeable, in appearance and taste.

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Photo of Gotti311
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MeLoynes
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of johnnnniee
3.64/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Can from gregwilsonstl, thanks for the opportunity!
Crystal clear light golden color, with a decent sized bubbly white head. Sweet caramel maltiness with some citrus and pine to counter. Light spicy earthy tones. Nice drinker, a bit on the sweeter side but quite flavorful.

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Photo of Brandonvlansdown
3.84/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ohiobeer29
2.78/5  rDev -28.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Photo of Knapp85
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PhillyJ
4.07/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Great intro into a rye ipa. Well crafted and tasty. You start craving the eye with every drink. Really enjoyable brew a great change of pace for the ipa lover. Wait till your third beer before you judge if your new to rye.

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Photo of JLaw55
3.25/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

I have to say that for what style of beer this is, it is very well made. Being a Rye IPA, it hits all the right notes of a nice piney and fruity IPA paired with the spiciness of Rye. With that said, this is something I am not a fan of. I do not care for Rye in my beer, even if it is in a nicely crafted IPA.

Will not revisit personally. But well worth a taste if you are a fan of the style.

Would Drink Again: No
Would Purchase Again: No

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Photo of TedStrosser
3.93/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Raziel313
3.91/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Texasfan549
3.87/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kjkinsey
3.89/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RichH55
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ArkyVaughan
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of firkingroovin
3.61/5  rDev -7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AMCPhD
3.85/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PBIU
3.95/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Cobratrooper
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Divided Sky Rye IPA from 4 Hands Brewing Co.
3.88 out of 5 based on 424 ratings.
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