India Red Rye Ale | Stoneface Brewing Co.

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India Red Rye AleIndia Red Rye Ale
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4.07/5
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202 Ratings
India Red Rye AleIndia Red Rye Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Stoneface Brewing Co.
New Hampshire, United States
stonefacebrewing.com

Style: Rye Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our most complex grain bill and moderate bitterness join forces to produce this bold, malty and spicy IPA. Dry hopped with a blend of American aroma hop varietals this is best consumed fresh.
Fun Fact: Originally brewed with Tyler Jones of Black Hog Brewing Co.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,927
Reviews:
28
Ratings:
202
pDev:
9.34%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
30
Trade:
2
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Ratings: 202 |  Reviews: 28
Photo of Boto
3.94/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16oz can: This one pours a hazy amber color. There was a bit of a frothy beige head on it. Some lacing. It has a good nose. A nice mix of citrus and tropical hops. The taste is very good. Just a bit bitter and slightly dry in the finish. The taste is good. A bit of the citrus and tropical hops, but also a touch of rye and other graininess. Another very good brew from these guys!

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Photo of Prost76
3.98/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Iski100
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DBosco
4.07/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Red with an orange tinge, too dense to see all the way through but you can see some active bubbling. Big two finger head that takes a while to settle, with some large bubbles (which I don't remember seeing before in other beers). Bottled 3 months ago. Strong smells of citrus and tropical hops. Tangy rye taste with some biting citrus hops. Mouthfeel is juicy and prickly, a little foamy. Overall, a good beer and seems to be a good representative of its type (which I've only had a few of).

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Photo of AirBob
3.97/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of TheIPAHunter
3.24/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of GratefulBeerGuy
3.94/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Deep dark, reddish amber color. Enough carbonation to create a a very thick and chunky, khaki colored foam cap.

A spicy rye scented malt, very spicy and earthy. Roasted nuts, dark chocolate and spicy hops.

The flavor is very malt forward with a big, spicy rye taste. Earthy and spicy all over the place! Very heady malt forward and just enough earthy hops to make a decent balance with interesting depth. A very full bodied feel, pretty malty heavy feel, smooth finish. I like it when the Rye is big and spicy!

Pretty high quality stuff, excellent rye effect.

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Photo of Smakawhat
3.9/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from the bottle into a Spiegelau IPA glass.

Deep chestnut brown and red body. An almost ruby like quality but a shiny brown that glows nicely before the dregs hit that make a nice chocolate paste. Fine and light khaki top, fluffy and an easy two to three fingers. Island retention and light top with big amounts of lacing.

Delicious aroma for rye and hop mix. Chewy and spicy mix on the nose for the malt, with a soft sweetness. Hop dense quality with a mild dank sweetness and earthy quality. Real nice complimenting malt and hop character.

Palate takes things down a bit. Light slightly wet body, with a washing spicy malt mix. Hop angle provides a much more unique angle bringing the dense character and making for a larger flavor of almost smoke and sweet dirt. Palate is a bit prickly and makes for a slightly distracting experience.

A much more decent rye brew than I've had before that's for sure.

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Photo of brbrocc
4.24/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of billab914
3.72/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.99/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bigred89
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of strengthdoc
4.08/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Mattymystique
3.25/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Tbone2131
4.19/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lucienbel
4.13/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of jkermitj
3/5  rDev -26.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of hit728
3.82/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StringsAreWings
4.27/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a translucent deep golden caramel color. Begins with an almost perfect 2" head that recedes in the first 2-3 minutes to a substantial halo with light froth that remains across the surface. Great stubborn lacing that sets in sheets that remain on the glass permanently in the areas where it is not washed away. This beer looks very photographic once poured. Smell is very inviting with a perfect mix of malt, rye and hops. I seem to smell the slightest scent of seawater as well. Taste matches the smell very well with a subtle bitterness rising just enough on the aftertaste. This really is a nice balance for a rye as some can be sharp without enough mellowness to even out the flavor profile. Moderately carbonated with brisk bubbles that tingle the senses and keep it lively. A great, balanced rye for those looking to explore this style of beer.

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Photo of Gregf51
4.04/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of robear
4.05/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hudsonvalleyslim
4.13/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Sampled at the brewery, now a growler poured into a Foolproof tulip glass.

Amber, okay red enough. Earthy aroma and taste. I love this makeup. Full-bodied and balanced, rye-bitter hoppy. Delicious!

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Photo of freeme
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of msumike89
3.79/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Celtics76
3.85/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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India Red Rye Ale from Stoneface Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.07 out of 5 with 202 ratings