Rye Baby IPA | Union Craft Brewing Company

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Rye Baby IPARye Baby IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Union Craft Brewing Company
Maryland, United States
unioncraftbrewing.com

Style: Rye Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by duceswild on 04-01-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
71
Reviews:
11
Avg:
4.13
pDev:
7.26%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
11
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Photo of LoudRed
3.79/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TedStrosser
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Texasfan549
3.69/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kjkinsey
3.75/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DrBier
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of _Adam_
4.26/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DMc8ride
4.18/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hopfenpeter
4.18/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of larryi86
4.15/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12 oz can poured into a snifter

A- A hazy reddish copper with a three finger white head

S- Citrus, slightly tropical fruits, rye, piney.

T- Citrus, hints of tropical hops, lots of rye, piney finish.

M- Smooth, creamy, medium body.

O- Rye is a huge part of this beer but it stil has a great hops tastes to go along with it. Definitely another winner from Union.

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Photo of Biggiekrock627
3.78/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kegatron
3.69/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ctb6582
3.79/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of csurowiec
4.06/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of EtOHbro
4.43/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L: Dark, copper with sticky, rich, creamy head.

S: Great pine notes, with the rye more evident in the very beginning and the finish.

T: Definitely on the bolder, bitter side. Thick pine flavors, bordering on notes of tar with ever-so-slight tropical notes. Awesome finish, which is what keeps me coming back to this beer. Not only goes it go down smooth, but there are no heavy lingering tastes after it goes down. It starts thick with hops, ends with a definite but gentle pine fragrance cut with peppery rye.

F: Very liquidy, but very smooth. Carbonation does a lot to contribute to the balance of the beer. I could drink this all night, its substantial but not heavy.

O: Heavy hop flavors well-balanced with earthy and peppery rye, carbonation and a thinner texture. I love sipping on this.

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Photo of duvel1979
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rodmanfor3
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dirtyhands
3.79/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JamieDuncan
4.28/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Beer4Baltimore
4.55/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bubseymour
4.59/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Wow! What an IPA. The best thing about this beer is the mouthfeel. It's so silky smooth. Unlike most anything I've had for a well carbonated beer. My new favorite Union beer offered in distribution.

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Photo of MattXT
4.1/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of YoungKurtis
4.07/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A more subtle rye driven more by it's IPA-ness. The subtle sour/spiciness comes through on the backend pleasantly. Slightly resinous. The Chinook and Simcoe hops are the stars of the beer with an awesome eye crew backing it up.

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Photo of Evan
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mongrel
4.03/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours nice and thick, like Monocacy Riot Rye. Same deep hue too, like a marzen but a bit hazy.

Smells of minty, fruity hops and maybe a little vanilla from the rye.

Tastes pretty bold and brash, with biting hops and peppery rye. Hops have an indistinct sort of fruit salad character, with fairly aggressive minty pine bitterness around the edges. Some nutty toasted malt mid palate and a little orange juice flavor on the finish.

Feel is medium-full, somewhat creamy, with plenty of resin coating the palate.

I love a good rye IPA and this one is no exception. I think Riot Rye still holds the local title, but Union put in a solid effort here. Peppery and full-bodied.

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Photo of Budlum
4.06/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Rye Baby IPA from Union Craft Brewing Company
4.13 out of 5 based on 71 ratings.
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