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Arcadia Sky High Rye | Arcadia Brewing Company

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3.69/5
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571 Ratings
Arcadia Sky High RyeArcadia Sky High Rye
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Arcadia Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
arcadiaales.com

Style: Rye Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This West Coast-style Pale Ale is brewed with 80% English barley malts and 20% rye malt. It boasts a massive floral aroma of resinous hops, contributing notes of lemons, peaches and pine needles and is anchored by the sweet malty flavors of toffee and freshly baked pumpernickel bread.

Added by FrognutUnl on 01-11-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#30,280
Reviews:
205
Ratings:
571
pDev:
12.2%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
48
Trade:
0
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Photo of donspublic
4.21/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from bottle into tulip, massive 2 finger cream colored head, good retention and lacing. Hazy bright golden in the glass, has that NEIPA look going on. Smell is great, getting the lemon and peaches and just a really bright smell coming off this beer. There is some lingering pineapple in the background. Taste is really fruit forward on the front, getting orange, grapefruit, pineapple, peach on the front, and a spicy dry finish. ok this is really a solid beer. Part of my beer shipment, going to have to get the others in the fridge ASAP.

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Photo of Jacobus79
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of C_Adams
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Fishwhisperer
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of firkingroovin
4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.91/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Reviewed from notes. The appearance had a super light golden orange colored body leaving a nice foamy two finger white head, a lot of ringy light foamy lacing appears. The body is too hazy for any carbonation to be seen. The smell had hops and rye up front with some nice citrus in the background. The taste was pretty much the same with a super nice sweet spicy aftertaste. On the palate, it sat at/about a light to medium with nothing harsh on the tongue. A bit of a dry finish and a pretty drinkable beer. Overall, I’m quite impressed and wouldn't mind being able to drink this one again.

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Photo of Evan
3.78/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of einman
3.64/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Timc32
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RBorsato
4.13/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of superspak
4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce can into pint glass, no can dating. Pours moderate hazy/cloudy golden amber/light orange color with a 1-2 finger dense off white head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lasts. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of big grapefruit, tangerine, peach, pineapple, lemon/orange peel, pine, honey, light caramel, spicy rye, toasted biscuit, herbal, and floral/grassy earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of citrus/pine hops and moderate rye/bready malt notes; with great strength. Taste of big grapefruit, tangerine, peach, pineapple, lemon/orange peel, pine, honey, light caramel, spicy rye, toasted biscuit, herbal, and floral/grassy earthiness. Moderate pine/citrus peel bitterness and rye spiciness on the finish; with lingering notes of grapefruit, tangerine, peach, pineapple, citrus peel, pine, spicy rye, toasted biscuit, and herbal/floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a while. Great complexity, robustness, and balance of citrus/pine hops and moderate rye/bready malt flavors; with a great malt/bitter/spiciness balance, and zero lingering hop/rye astringency after the finish. Light-moderate dryness from bitter/spiciness, increasing through the glass. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, moderately creamy/bready/sticky, and slightly resinous balanced mouthfeel that is great. Zero warming alcohol as expected of 6%. Overall this is a great rye pale ale! All around great complexity, robustness, and balance of citrus/pine hops and moderate rye/bready malt flavors; very smooth and refreshing to drink with the balanced bitter/spicy flavors. Very bright on hop flavors with great rye malt balance. Still tastes pretty fresh despite no can dating. A really enjoyable offering.

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Photo of Timtac
3.74/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of XsoldoutX
3.62/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 322wingedfoot
3.68/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of andrew8626
3.63/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nobledust
3.51/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerCon5
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of daliandragon
3.74/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This looks good initially, with a cloudy golden body but the head caps rather fast. Nose is spice and dark fruit and booze.

This has a very thick texture, like a much bigger beer. Definite earthy hops, spicy rye, and biscuit malt but the result is a little underwhelming. A little sweeter in the aftertaste than I would prefer.

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Photo of KarlHungus
2.94/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Arcadia's Sky High Rye Plae Ale pours a hazy yellow-orange color. The head is minimal, and recedes into nothingness. The aroma mild and bland with not much going on...maybe some malt, but it is really faint. The taste is a bit fuller than the aroma, but is still really mild. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with high carbonation for a pale ale. Overall, this is a forgetable beer.

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Photo of bufleraj
3.03/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bpkrippner
3.54/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beginner2
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nichols33
3/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of teamwiggum
4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jimboothdesigns
3.8/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle into a nonic pint glass. Color is a nice golden straw color with a slight hint of copper. Amazed at how long the head has lasted. The smell is amazing and a sweet mix of rye and hoppy goodness. Taste is just as good. Creamy mouth feel and nice notes of spice and rye at the finish. Great job Arcadia!

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Arcadia Sky High Rye from Arcadia Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.69 out of 5 with 571 ratings
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