Samuel Adams Revolutionary Rye Ale | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

BA SCORE
81
good
423 Ratings
THE BROS
68
poor
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Samuel Adams Revolutionary Rye AleSamuel Adams Revolutionary Rye Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Massachusetts, United States
samueladams.com

Style: Rye Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Thorpe429 on 03-30-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
423
Reviews:
240
Avg:
3.53
pDev:
14.16%
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
18
For Trade:
0
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.18/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Throws down with the red and brown, 1/4" off white head that isn't here for a long time, its here, for a mildly good time. Aroma didn't do anything to make you think 'rye'.

Taste was far from revolutionary, came off more like the status quo for SA, that is, this is Boston Lager with an ale yeast an a smidge of rye. Mild hopping, a little bit of caramel, a smooth drinking affair.

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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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4.24/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.04/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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3.54/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3/5  rDev -15%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.66/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Aroma wasn’t very strong but the rye dominated in the flavor. More a of rye-based ale than a pale ale, the rye doesn’t make it too spicy and a has a good aftertaste to it.

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3.42/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.18/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.16/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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1/5  rDev -71.7%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

This was the first drain pour I ever had in my life. It was horrible. It was super bready, pretty thick, high carbonation, and tasted as if someone took the whole spice cabinet and stuffed it into a beer bottle. This was horrendous.

Would Drink Again: No
Would Purchase Again: No

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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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3/5  rDev -15%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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4/5  rDev +13.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

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Samuel Adams Revolutionary Rye Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
3.53 out of 5 based on 423 ratings.
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