Truth | Rhinegeist Brewery

BA SCORE
90
outstanding
929 Ratings
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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
Ratings:
929
Reviews:
116
Avg:
4.05
pDev:
9.38%
 
 
Wants:
57
Gots:
351
For Trade:
5
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Ratings: 929 |  Reviews: 116
Photo of ATPOPE15
4.71/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Very fresh, bitter finish with fruity hints. Crush a 6 pack of this and you'll be speaking the truth

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Photo of Eammon1920
4.5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of beertunes
3.67/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Another courtesy of Grizzarky's NBS BIF #5 box o goodies. 12oz can poured into 10oz goblet. Canned on date of 1/25/17. Poured a lightly hazy (actual hazy, not opaque like orange juice) straw-yellow-gold color, with a bit more than a quarter inch of white head that had moderate retention and lacing.

A nice citrusy hop blast came out at the crack of the can. Very light malt undertone. Big grapefruit/citrus bite on the tongue, with just a bit of grain for contrast.

Body was the the typical medium for the style. Drinkability was very good, my can was too quickly. Overall, a very nice example of the style, and one I would drink with some regularity if it were available to me. Worth having if you see it.

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Photo of Ezragoldman
3.42/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Definitely overrated.

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Photo of yuenglingfan101
4.88/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

orangish hue to this one with some haze. Nice amount of hops and some tropical hints in this beer. Fairly drinkable , but only can drink a couple at a time

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

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

Photo of cjgiant
3.94/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Can dated 4/4:
Pours with a slight haze, also slightly orange golden. Head is medium small stacked bubbles, spotty lacing.

Initial nose is citrus rind with a little tart/tang and bitter co-mingling. Lighter than expected. A few hints of malt sweetness on a warner beer almost makes these seem to lean tropical.

A nice, soft and clean feel, no extra warmth in the DIPA. Initial note is grapefruit bitterness balanced with a medium weight maltiness. Next there's a generic citrus pithy note, bringing some bitterness, but really just balancing at this point. Some sips I could see this being a little more tart tropical note, when the bitterness isn't as noticeable. Either way, both fade, but then a specifically grapefruit pithy bitterness rises. Lingering is quite bitter and dry from this.

Another more classic version of a style from Ohio. This one is nice, a bit tame, and leans almost back to what some regular IPAs have become. There's a light spice note near the transition to the end at times that could possibly a hint of alcohol, but I don't take it as such. Enjoyable for sure, if you enjoy a more classic DIPA, I would guess.

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

Photo of ajm5108
4.38/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Rich golden color, good carbonation & head. Aroma has some hop resin, dry tropical fruit notes, light pine. Very PNW. Taste has strong balance between bitter & sweet, great elicitation of mango, peach & grapefruit flavors. Finishes with the right amount of bitter hop. Mouthfeel is where it should be.

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Photo of Evan
4.04/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of MakeBeerGreatAgain
3/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Warren2621
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Admiraldinty
4.24/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of B33rcules
4.24/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of _Adam_
4.03/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of florisj135
4.16/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of brother_rebus
3.95/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Photo of tykechandler
2.5/5  rDev -38.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of reebtaerG
4.06/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of reitzbrewing
4.19/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

on draft. color is amber, dark for an ipa which is style i prefer. smell makes you think bitter hops. Taste is bitter to the point of dank. Really good. 7.2 abv is well hidden. First beer I have tried from Rhinegeist but I will be on the lookout for more

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Photo of ChrisDolan74
4.57/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Very good aroma and taste.

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