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Ryecoe | Big Lake Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Big Lake Brewing
Michigan, United States | website

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by TCgoalie on 12-10-2013

BEER STATS
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
44
Avg:
4.14
pDev:
26.33%
 
 
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Reviews: 7 | Ratings: 44
Reviews by Daktah:
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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

More User Reviews:
Photo of chuckgietzen
3.8/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of king75
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of KZooJK
4.53/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of buzzy
3.78/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ShanePB
2.33/5  rDev -43.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Served from a 16 oz can

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Photo of Big_Neezy
4.6/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Another good example of fewer ingredients just done better. It's everything you come to expect from an IPA with a great rye malt flavor. It's bitter as you come to expect with a nice finish.

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Photo of JonnyRebel
4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of Berg-the-Boiler
4.31/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Scottyj358
4.51/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of whuesman
4.8/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of TCgoalie
3.97/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A rye IPA brewed with all Simcoe and 25% rye.

Pours a hazy caramel red hue with a substantial off-white head. A good 3/4 inch head floats to the top using a mildly aggressive pour. The lacing is great...I like the way this beer looks.

I get a toffee laden grapefruit scent which is subdued. Some notes of pine and floral bouquet wants to come out but it is hidden. I think the aroma is the weak point of this beer.

Upfront, grapefruit and orange zest greet my palate. Immediately, a substantial rye and caramel malt backbone steps in to curb the citrus hit. Toward the backend, the citrus hop meld bitters the tongue with a piney citrus rind bitterness that lingers.

The non-aggressive carbonation helps coat my palate with an oily, buttery texture. The resulting feel is medium full with some drying in the end.

This is a solid drinker that satisfies the hop head without over stimulating the senses. I enjoy it and would buy again!

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Photo of Phoodcritic
3.99/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TreyIsWilson
3.88/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - Pours a hazy burnt orange with a two finger fizzy white. The head recedes quickly leaving tones of soapy lacing.

S - Aroma is grapefruit peel, orange, and caramel malts.

T - The flavor is grapefruit peel, orange peel, and caramel malts upfront. Piney resinous hops and the rye dominate midpalate through the finish. Lingering bitter finish.

M - Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Crisp mouthfeel with a dry sticky finish.

O - A nice IPA. The flavors are balanced and sessionable. Worth checking out.

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

Photo of dannycohen62
4.02/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of superspak
4.1/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

16 ounce can into tulip glass, no can dating. Pours lightly hazy deep orange/amber color with a 2 finger dense and fluffy off white head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings around the glass. Aromas of big grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, peach, passion fruit, mango, lemon zest, orange peel, pine, caramel, spicy rye, toasted bread, and floral/grassy earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great complexity and balance of bright citrus/tropical/pine hops and moderate rye/bready malt notes; with great strength. Taste of big grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, peach, passion fruit, mango, lemon zest, orange peel, pine, caramel, spicy rye, toasted bread, and floral/grassy earthiness. Moderate pine/citrus rind/spicy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, peach, passion fruit, mango, lemon/orange rind, pine, caramel, spicy rye, toasted bread, and floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a while. Damn nice complexity, robustness, and balance of bright citrus/tropical/pine hops and moderate rye/bready malt flavors; with a good malt/bitterness balance and no astringent hop flavors after the finish. Moderate dryness from bitterness/rye spice that increases through the glass, along with lingering bitterness. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, moderately sticky/resinous, and lightly creamy/bready balanced mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is an excellent rye IPA! All around great complexity, robustness, and balance of bright citrus/tropical/pine hops and moderate rye/bready malt flavors; and very smooth and easy to drink for the ABV. There is a significant amount of spicy rye character; but it is not overpowering, and compliments the resinous hop character really well. A very enjoyable offering.

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Photo of amalburg
4.42/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Gtg642
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BHansen214
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of miwestcoaster
3.27/5  rDev -21%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Slay40
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of carlmoberg
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of hopnado
4.06/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

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Ryecoe from Big Lake Brewing
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