Truth | Rhinegeist Brewery

TruthTruth
BA SCORE
89.3%
Liked This Beer
4.1 w/ 974 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
Ranking:
#2,087
Reviews:
122
Ratings:
974
Liked:
870
Avg:
4.1/5
pDev:
9.27%
Alströms:
4.01
 
 
Wants:
55
Gots:
372
Trade:
5
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 974 |  Reviews: 122
Photo of MI_beerdrinker
3.91/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of plaid75
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Chrishopper
5/5  rDev +22%
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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Photo of HeartofMiami
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JoeNow1
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of oriolesfan4
3.67/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Antg8989
3.76/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Didn't really find this beer to be anything special. I actually prefer Harpoon's IPA to this. It's fairly sweet and a little too malty for my taste in IPAs.

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Photo of JohnBradSC
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of flek
4.43/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tlema1
3.8/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

L: orange-ish, lots of bubbles, to go with that white head
S: grapefruit and candied citrus
T: maltier than I expected, some citrus
F: there's bitterness there, up front
O: a good beer, wish it tasted more like it smelled

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Photo of taospowder
3.88/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JeffKowalek
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Oopssorryy
4.3/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Pours a dark golden brown, very nearly amber until the light strikes it. Starts with a small off white head that falls quickly to a think white cap, with bubbles of carbonation dancing to the stop. The nose holds mass amount of citrus, grapefruit and lemon, with pine lurking softly in the back ground. The mouth explodes with more malt than I was expecting. Light, and slightly bready, it's a nice touch, and something you don't get with most IPAs. Unlike the nose, the pine flavors dominate here, building on an equal level with the bitterness of this brew. As this pine note grows you can get brief hits of grapefruit, lemon, and orange peel sneaking in here and there. The after taste sees a balance between the citrus flavors and pine, along with a lingering bitterness. The finish is is somewhere in the middle of dry and wet. The longer you wait the more the lingering bitterness dries your tongue, but it's quite juicy on the off set.

Carbonation is spiky and feels quite high in the mouth, not something you'd guess by looking in the brew. A light bodied beer overall, it's an easy drinker if a little too bitter for my usual taste.

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Photo of Abe_Froman
3.92/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Categart
4.19/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kalosjakar
3.94/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

What I would call a burnt orange color.

Aroma: pine, citrus, papaya, slight malt aroma. hints of grapefruit and mango.

Taste: moderate bitterness. some malt flavor is there as well but its quickly swept away by the hops, piney, citrusy. resinous. the bitterness lingers for a while on the tongue.

Feel: medium in body, slight hop oily finish, dry.

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Photo of Davepoolesque
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Really clean tasting, super solid everyday ipa. Nice caramel malt backbone balances everything out. Citrus. Some mango, papaya and grapefruit pith. Fairly dry, medium finish. Pretty good.

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Photo of izzyismyrott
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dental
3.72/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dizzy242
3.99/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of drbenderdo
4.3/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jvgoor3786
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a can dated 8/17/16 into a nonic glass. Pours dark orange/amber with a two-finger white head which quickly dissipated leaving extensive lacing. The smell is very dank and piney up front with some grapefruit underneath. The taste is more balanced than the smell. The hoppy pine comes through first but is balanced by a citrus backbone and some malty sweetness. There is a dry, lingering hop aftertaste. The mouthfeel is smooth and slightly oily. Overall a nice dank IPA with decent balance.

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Photo of scottspencer
4.12/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ajreds11
4.29/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Furley80
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Truth from Rhinegeist Brewery
Beer rating: 89.3% out of 100 with 974 ratings
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