Truth | Rhinegeist Brewery

BA SCORE
90
outstanding
943 Ratings
TruthTruth
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:
943
Reviews:
117
Avg:
4.04
pDev:
9.41%
 
 
Wants:
56
Gots:
357
For Trade:
5
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2/5  rDev -50.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -38.1%

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2.5/5  rDev -38.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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2.68/5  rDev -33.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Edited 7/19/16:
The consistency of this product and it's quality, seems to be taking a bad turn. The last maybe 7 or so of these that I've had over the past couple of months (from different sources) have varied quite differently from the first few I had a while back. A few of them were huge butter bombs, mouth-coating, and full of diacetyl. Even the recent batches that I didn't notice diacetyl in weren't the same Truth this place used to make. It appears they are mass-producing this stuff to keep up with demand, and any form of quality control has gone to the wind here. Ratings adjusted.

It's a shame when you see a capable brewery care more about their marketing campaign than the quality of their beer.


*First rating / sometime in 2015*
Pours somewhere between golden and copper in color. Frothy head. Piney, resiny aroma. Somewhat citrusy nose also. The citrus comes out in the flavor a bit more than its smell. This is a very hoppy, citrusy, herbal, rustic, and nearly intense rendition of an american IPA.

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2.75/5  rDev -31.9%

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2.75/5  rDev -31.9%

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2.79/5  rDev -30.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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2.9/5  rDev -28.2%

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3/5  rDev -25.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -25.7%

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3/5  rDev -25.7%

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3/5  rDev -25.7%

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3/5  rDev -25.7%

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3/5  rDev -25.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

canned 6/14/16 "chill out have a beer" so a day older than a month. there is a nice grainy malty thing going on but overall, surprised it is an ipa and not a pale. not really my thing but far from a drain pour.

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3/5  rDev -25.7%

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3/5  rDev -25.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This is a decent drinkable beer. The look and smell don't excite but don't put off either. Taste and feel are fine. But in no way this is an exciting IPA. The beer doesnt't stand out in any way to me.

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3/5  rDev -25.7%

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3.03/5  rDev -25%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

All bittering hops and little else...not a fan. Maybe I had an old can?

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3.09/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

L: Pours a hazy amber. Nice fluffy white head.

S: Noticably malty. Hoppy but no distinguishable hop character.

T: Bitter and very drinkable. Solid.

F: A touch watery. Maybe slightly undercarbonated?

O: Good but not great. Very respectable as an every day kind of beer.

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3.15/5  rDev -22%

Not bad, but definitely not my go to IPA.

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3.24/5  rDev -19.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -19.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -19.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -19.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -19.6%

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Truth from Rhinegeist Brewery
4.04 out of 5 based on 943 ratings.
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