Hemp Hop Rye | O'Fallon Brewery

BA SCORE
81
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329 Ratings
Hemp Hop RyeHemp Hop Rye
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
O'Fallon Brewery
Missouri, United States
ofallonbrewery.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This smooth amber ale uses toasted hemp seed to create a nutty flavor in the finish that compliments the rye and hops (a botanical cousin to hemp). The wide assortment of flavors harmonize, creating a uniquely smooth and flavorful beer!

25 IBU

Added by birchstick on 03-18-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
329
Reviews:
129
Avg:
3.54
pDev:
14.41%
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
26
For Trade:
0
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

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4/5  rDev +13%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

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2/5  rDev -43.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of jsprain1
3.32/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A- Light brown/dark amber with a thin off white slick of a head. Minimal retention or lacing.
S- the aroma is bready, with the rye coming through. Not picking up much hop or hemp. Mostly bread and caramel.
T- My first thought was that it tasted like thinned out liquid malt extract. The rye picks up pretty mightily though. Other than that there wasn't much. Considering "hop" was in the title, I picked up very little bitterness.
M- Pretty firm and thick on the tongue. Carbonation is medium low.
O- Overall, if I didn't know the title of the beer it would have been ok. As is, it tasted like a generic rye ale.

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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +27.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

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2.31/5  rDev -34.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

When reading the label on this beer I was expecting a really resiny-hopped, rye-spicy, and bong water tangy Amber Ale. This beer had no hoppy deliciousness, no spiciness for the rye, and no real hints of hemp. The only reason I didn't give this beer a 1.0 on taste was because the beer itself is not flawed. It is well-brewed, but just a really funky combo of bland flavors. I'm all for brewing with new things, but only if they taste good and add to the beer. I feel like I was taken by good marketing and duped.

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3/5  rDev -15.3%

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4/5  rDev +13%

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2.75/5  rDev -22.3%

Photo of homebrew311
3.68/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: pours clear reddish amber, 1 cm of white head, decent lacing

S: earthy and herbal hop profile, spicy rye, toasty malt, grass

T: like the nose... Lots of earthy hop character, toffee malts, grassy finish, some citrus

Mf: medium body, moderate carbonation

O: nice balance, lots of flavor, finish is clean and minimal on the bitterness scale, worth a try

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3/5  rDev -15.3%

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3.46/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass
A: Transparent amber brown with a 1/2 finger head that lingers for a bit.
S: Extremely muted, my nose was practically getting wet before I could smell anything. What's there is pleasant with sharp rye grain and a hint of pine hops.
T: Again has the spicy rye bite and I've had hemp chips before and I get the hemp flavor here but don't know quite how to describe it. Kind of a mix of dried grain and green plant. A hint of hops poke through on the finish but then it turns back to rye as the finish lingers.
M: Medium-bodied; crisp initially but rounds out towards the end.
O: Well made and a nice mashup with the hemp and rye. It's certainly true to its name, and I enjoyed it.

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Hemp Hop Rye from O'Fallon Brewery
3.54 out of 5 based on 329 ratings.
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