Lakefire Rye Pale Ale | Grapevine Craft Brewery

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77
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140 Ratings
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Lakefire Rye Pale AleLakefire Rye Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Grapevine Craft Brewery
Texas, United States
grapevineontap.com

Style: Rye Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by garyhumble on 11-28-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
140
Reviews:
20
Avg:
3.27
pDev:
17.43%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
35
For Trade:
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Photo of Kmace929
1.12/5  rDev -65.7%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Regretting the 6-pac I purchased.

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Photo of JonathanTaylorThomas
1.45/5  rDev -55.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1

Bought this hoping for something similar to the Summit rye. The majority of the six pack I purchased has been sitting in my fridge taking up space since I bought it. I will never buy it again, even if it's the only "craft" on tap at a hole-in-the-wall. I can honestly say that I find run-of-the-mill Bud light or Coors more drinkable, and that's saying something.

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1.5/5  rDev -54.1%

Photo of Kate_Zacarias
2/5  rDev -38.8%

Photo of Lawl3ss
2.03/5  rDev -37.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

I'd planned on reviewing this one, but it's not worth it.

Looks, smells, and tastes like a muddier version of Shiner Ryes and Shine. Some sort of light rye amber, perhaps. Nothing too offensive stands out, but it's the worst microbrew rye beer I think I've ever had. At ~$9/six pack, this is defintely one to avoid. Now I just need to figure out how to get rid of the other 5.

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Photo of HaightAshbury
2.26/5  rDev -30.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.25

Photo of keithv70
2.46/5  rDev -24.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

The look and smell were ok, but where this beers gets you is the taste. Its pretty poor. Sure, it feels like you're drinking beer, but its not worth the effort.

I hear its better at the brewery, straight from the keg, but I will likely never disprove that theory.

Grapevine CB makes some really good beers, but the Lakefire Rye is mainly all I see at the stores in North Texas.

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Photo of Wolberjs
2.48/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

All bitter dull hops on the taste. More dank sock taste than good dank ipa taste.

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Photo of dts311
2.5/5  rDev -23.5%

Photo of DuffDaddy
2.5/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

taster at Uncle Buck's in Grapevine, TX.

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2.75/5  rDev -15.9%

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2.75/5  rDev -15.9%

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2.75/5  rDev -15.9%

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2.75/5  rDev -15.9%

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2.75/5  rDev -15.9%

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2.75/5  rDev -15.9%

Photo of coldriver
2.75/5  rDev -15.9%

Photo of Falien02
2.75/5  rDev -15.9%

Photo of Mortarforker
2.85/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Maloney1011
2.91/5  rDev -11%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Appearance: Light copper color, off white head.

Aroma: Light hop aromas, slight spice from rye, slight notes of vomit/bread.

Taste: Stong rye, mild pine from hops.

Mouthfeel: Good carbonation, medium body.

Overall: Drinkable, Would drink on a special, probably wouldn't buy again. Much better this time then when it first came out.

Side info: Poured from can, bought in Irving, Tx, Served around 45°f.

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Photo of ryanhooks81
2.98/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of En29356
3/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of wilfonzo
3/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Bearman13
3/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of JohnBender
3/5  rDev -8.3%

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Lakefire Rye Pale Ale from Grapevine Craft Brewery
3.27 out of 5 based on 140 ratings.
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