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Truth | Rhinegeist Brewery

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding
104 Reviews
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Rhinegeist Brewery
Ohio, United States
rhinegeist.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Rare are moments of truth, when you've struck the last match, belting out tunes with your friends, staring deep into the campfire-times when you feel infinite. Our truth is found in the scintillating brilliance of hops. Brewed with a nod to the pacific, hops sizzle with tropical fruit aroma, grapefruit & mango notes and a dry finish.

Added by eyeenjoybeer on 07-08-2013

BEER STATS
Reviews:
104
Ratings:
864
Avg:
4.05
pDev:
27.41%
 
 
Wants:
55
Gots:
318
For Trade:
5
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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Photo of cheatch
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very good beer from cincy

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Photo of mattcrill
3.5/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Aroma: Soft melon and tropical fruit character up front. Light honey blossom notes. Clean fermentation character.

Appearance: Hazy amber pour with golden edges. A lot off-white head retains well. Appears still in the glass.

Flavor: More melon and grapefruit character. Flavor is supported by firm and earthy hop bitterness. Balance is to the hop bitterness. Finish is clean and dry. Aftertaste lingers with powdery hop resins.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied and medium-high carbonation. No astringency, oiliness, or heat detected.

Overall impression: An easy drinking well crafted American IPA. I'm not sure it stands above the crowd given the options we have here in Central OH. Worth a try.

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Photo of tectactoe
3.97/5  rDev -2%

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3.86/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of Ben7773
3.97/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of sabitu
3.5/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jcorn
3.84/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cincysig
4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of BeerYo
4.46/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of JakerLou
4.01/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Jason
4.01/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

32oz Boston round growler from the brewery.

Pale brassy hue, great clarity with a good enough froth to keep things going. Big citrus, sweet piney nose with hints of dried grass, tobacco, melon rind and pineapple. Mild smoothness, a tad creamy, chewy medium body. Aggressive resin hop character, citric and piney with an ample bitterness. Mild biscuity malt backbone, spicy, hint of yeast, clean, and bread crust in the finish.

A solid American IPA, without a doubt on the bold side. Very clean and drinkable. A real treat here.

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4.33/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MrKasbeer
4.2/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of Chrishopper
5/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I'm a very experienced IPA connoisseur, and this is hands down one of the best IPA's, I've had to date. Pours a beautiful dark amber color with a lacey white head. Smells of a wonderful piney scent, with hints of an extravaganza of tropical fruits like grapefruit, papaya, mango, tangerine, lemon and kiwi. Taste of tropical tart citrus with some tasty caramel malts for a smooth clean finish. Rhinegeist has just the perfect amount of bitter meets spice, and has a dry feel with excellent carbonation. Everything about this beer is amazing.

Easy to drink, but hits you hard if you guzzle them down quickly. Hell you might even see a ghost if you drink too much. lol This IPA truly speak volumes, and even lives up to it's ghostly name, because it will literally bring you back from beyond the grave after a long stressful week of work, and into great spirits. Treat yourself nicely to this one, relax by the bonfire, or gather around the living room for a night of video games and movies with your friends, or during a day of horseshoes and lake fishing. I give Rhinegeist Truth, a 5 out of 5 stars, and will also be looking to try Rhinegeist Saber-tooth Tiger very soon. This will be my new got to beer, probably for years to come.

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of juicebox
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of PSU_Mike
4.21/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Cynic-ale
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of HeyYoMar
3.94/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GOBLIN
4.1/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

It's time I go on record about this beer. It just seems to get better and better every time I have it ! first time I tried this I was quick to dismiss it and even rated it slightly above average. I'm not one to entirely dismiss so I have decided to try it again, and then again and yet again. Every time I do it just gets better.

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Truth from Rhinegeist Brewery
4.05 out of 5 based on 864 ratings.
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