Riot Rye | Monocacy Brewing Co.

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159 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Monocacy Brewing Co.
Maryland, United States
monocacybrewing.com

Style: Rye Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by bubseymour on 02-04-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
159
Reviews:
27
Avg:
3.99
pDev:
8.77%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
33
For Trade:
2
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Ratings: 159 |  Reviews: 27
Photo of Abek
3.95/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hypnotoad1
3.58/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of oldn00b
3.95/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a dark amber, crystal clear. Little to no head.

Very nice nose of bread and spice, sweetness comes forward too.

Flavor is rich, nice bitter from the hop with lots of malt and rye sweetness. Solid malt. Very nice rye.

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Photo of Stengelfoot
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Skabiski
4.11/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fitz284
4.03/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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

Photo of jgunther71
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cbutova
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- 12oz bottle poured into a pint glass with a light orange body; tiny haziness. A multi finger cap shoots up quickly with a thick and puffy texture. Cap falls to a large blanket with good retention while lacing is a myriad of webs and drizzle.

S- Hops in the foreground but overall the aroma is not super pungent. Stone fruit and citrus tones lead up to pale cracked grains and a hint of spicy bread.

T- Same overall feel as the aroma but certain characteristics really open up especially the rye; it is now an obvious spiciness and bready note. The hops join a light malt sweetness summing up to somewhat juicy mango, melon, apricot, tangerine, floral and herbal notes.

MF- Rich consistency thanks to a very creamy and puffy texture brought on by the high end carbonation. Very smooth ending moderately bitter and sweet.

The aroma did not get me ready for the juicy and fruity hop flavor. Rye is bold but not dominating allowing the hops and pale grains to balance each other out. Just well brewed and thought out.

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Photo of Sgbrown78
3.63/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Scott_McCool
3.5/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lettsgo3
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JOldewurtel
4.03/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Really looking forward to trying this MD brew. Pours a really good orange-ish red color. This is what a beer should look like. Taste doesn't quite live up to the smell or look, but it's a pretty solid beer from a brewery I'm going to keep an eye on.

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Photo of cj8311
3.73/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DNice191
4.08/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ThinkAgain
4.05/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rugyrl04
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of brocktune
3.63/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dl10689
4.55/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of delta490
4.1/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy orangey red with a nice cap of light tan head. The head has great retention and leaves sheets of small sticky head on one side of the glass, opposite of the side sipped. The aroma is subtle, but not lacking, with a nice caramel malt sweetness, floral hops, and a little bit of rye spice. The taste is much the same but a little more intense. The body is light but has a nice full feeling with a little bit of a peppery finish.

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Photo of Hockey_Fan
4.02/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of gopens44
3.92/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Ryften
4.17/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of clayrock81
3.85/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured a copper brown body with one finger head that left some lace. The aroma has citric hops with some sturdy dry, bready malts and I'm picking up this peppery spice which I assume is the rye. Beer is smooth and while it is hoppy the real bite in the finish comes from the rye. Maintains balance with some bready malts for a fuller body that is easy to drink.

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Photo of VeganUndead
3.79/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Riot Rye from Monocacy Brewing Co.
3.99 out of 5 based on 159 ratings.
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