Sassy Rabbit Rye Ale | The Tap Brewing Company

BA SCORE
83
good
58 Ratings
Sassy Rabbit Rye AleSassy Rabbit Rye Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Tap Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States
tapbrewingcompany.com

Style: Rye Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
The second we looked at the grain bill and said “That’s enough rye” -- we immediately doubled the amount. A peppery bite from the malt, and plenty of alpha acid from the Chinook and Glacier hops. They all come together into a brew that we’re ecstatic to share with a certain type of people; people who love things that are awesome.

Added by smcolw on 07-14-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
58
Reviews:
10
Avg:
3.64
pDev:
10.71%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
8
For Trade:
0
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3.9/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.87/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

From BeerAdvocate Magazine #79 (Aug 2013):

Extremely well rounded, flavor just does not want to leave our palates. Well balanced too, with the perfect amount of rye here. Impressive—we certainly had no problem finishing this brew.

STYLE: Rye Beer
ABV: 5.7%
AVAILABILITY: Year-round

LOOK: Light garnet hue, amazing head retention

SMELL: Spicy rye, slightly dank hops, caramel, clean, floral, filberts, toasted bread

TASTE: Impeccable smoothness, creamy medium body, stodgy rye, spicy, malty, yeast, ample bitterness, browned apple, biscuity, grassy, giving hop bitterness, herbal, very toasty, modest bitterness, Juicy-Fruit, dry finish

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3.69/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.9/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured on-tap at The Tap, the beer was served in a nonic pint. The beer is a ruby-brown coloring with a filmy, cream colored head. Clingy all over the glass. Nose of toasted grains, tangy caramel, and subtle, bitter hops. Flavors of roasted caramel and toffee sweetness forward, with a bready undertone and bitter highlights of hops and chocolate. Booze highlights, with tangy sweet notes into the aftertaste. Smooth, full bodied, with a bitter, dry, smooth finish. Very layered and dynamic.

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4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

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Sassy Rabbit Rye Ale from The Tap Brewing Company
3.64 out of 5 based on 58 ratings.
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