Quiet Rye't | Fernie Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
Fernie Brewing Co.
British Columbia, Canada

Style: Rye Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by biboergosum on 04-27-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 25 |  Reviews: 8
Reviews by CalgaryFMC:
Photo of CalgaryFMC
3.93/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bomber poured into a shaker pint glass. Pours a ruddy orange-amber color like moderately strong tea with a rich creamy beige head and a very citrus-forward aroma, mostly orange marmalade with a dry peppery spice and some floral herbal tea. Taste is also a nice blend of toffee and donut-like malts, citrus rind and flesh, dried fruit, black tea, and an interesting whiff of root cellar funk. Yellow and pink grapefruit, sultana raisin, sour flat cola, and faint wintergreen combine to yield a curious and unique flavor profile and the peppercorns on the nose become amplified as one proceeds through a pint. Moderate to thick body with lowish carbonation and a rather spicy, dry, crisp finish that grades into medicinal. Very nice showcase for pungent hops but also features an equally assertive rye spice. Nice work from Fernie Brewing Co. The funk is a tad surprising and challenging to identify but adds an extra nuance. Although an IPA, I'd recommend this brew to those interested in getting a real classic taste of what rye can be like in brewing.

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Photo of FadetoBock
4.08/5  rDev +6%

Photo of biboergosum
4.03/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

650ml bottle. Awesome punny 1980s rock music reference in the name. My me(n)tal health could use a bit of a working over, so bring it on, all four fingers in the air!

This beer pours a clear, bright medium bronzed amber hue, with three fingers of puffy, finely frothy, and silken ecru head, which leaves some splotchy dried sudsy lace around the glass as things slowly ebb away.

It smells of a somewhat spicy rye graininess, bready pale and caramel malt, zippy black pepper aerosol, earthy yeast, and leafy, weedy hops. The taste is more of same, only now things are led off by a doughy, pastry-like caramel malt, one abutted by a strong, sassy rye breadiness, one peppery all by its lonesome, but lo and behold, the added peppercorns just go and amp that spiciness right up, with a green herbal, leafy hoppiness rounding things out.

The carbonation is rather low-key, just a softly lilting frothiness, the body a decent middleweight, and fairly smooth, with a slowly evolving, and beyond airy creaminess. It finishes off-dry, the duality of the malt still quite prevalent, in the face of an equally complex black pepper siege.

Rye beers, like their whisky cousins, on a whole, don't usually appeal to me. So, ladies and germs, meet the exception that proves the rule - nice and peppery, solid, and smooth like an indulgent hair metal guitar solo. And perhaps I'm just obtuse (the jury is still out on that), but I'm not exactly certain what the apostrophe in the name is for - would it not be pronounced the same way, with or without it?

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Photo of 3Vandoo
3.98/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

No idea if this beer is retired or not. The wife went to Vancouver for training and brought me that. Which seemed to have been brewed in Feb 17.

Dark golden copper hue witg mid head retention but a very foamy and sticky leftover.

Smell is fruity but dry with rye. Tge rye and the hops seem to be fighting eaxhothers side to side

Taste is crisp gratefruit lemon with the Rye coming in the back mouth. mid level hoppiness with a hint of caramel.

I usially dislike beer with Rye but this one does not bother me as the previous.

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Photo of EspressoGuy
3.65/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: amber honey; translucent
S: nice fresh light pine, citrus, mandarin, some malt
T: rich and round. Well balanced. A little high on the bitterness at the end (making it better with food than by itself) Hops and malt are really well integrated.
M: full bodied
O: I like this beer. A good all-round IPA.

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Photo of headlessparrot
3.3/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RStansel
4.09/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A fantastic, dark copper-hued hybrid IPA from Fernie, combining an English malt character with a spicy, earthy hop profile. A bit muted aromatically, the peppercorns and sweet caramel on the palate do wonders. Superbly balanced, and even better than the 2014 release.

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Photo of bumchilly25
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of Ericbeech_87
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of andrenaline
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Howlader
3/5  rDev -22.1%

Photo of leaddog
4.1/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance - Pours a clear copper with two fingers of frothy white head.

Smell - Citrus hops, bready and caramel malts, spicy rye, tropical fruit.

Taste - Nice citrus hop kick with the spicy rye flavour. Wraps up the flavour with a lingering bitterness in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

Overall - An enjoyable rye IPA with a great rye spiciness and a supporting citrus hop bitterness. Glad to see Fernie experimenting with different IPA varieties and look forward to their future offerings.

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Photo of Mack
4.35/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jrempel
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of artemh
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of ZachT
4.56/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bunman3
4/5  rDev +3.9%

C'mon, feel the noise! Drink this with the boys! You'll get wild, wild, wild... This is a really interesting IPA that has a distinct appeal. If you rocked out to 80's metal and got wasted on Canadian Club, this beer has some nostalgic value. Full flavour, with notes of pepper, caramel and spice. Bitter, but pleasant hop finish. This is a wonderful beer from FBC, which is quickly becoming one of my "go to" breweries. Rock on, motherf&^%$s!

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Photo of kjyost
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Photo of Oidmoe
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Damacdon
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Niceroad77
4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Tivlavrie
3.69/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hotmailmsn
2.56/5  rDev -33.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

6.7% ABV, 75 ibu, 650ml bottled.
A - amber, clear with one finger head.
S - grassy, herb, spice. little caramel.
T - malty comes first but fade quickly, and then bitterness, fade even faster. and then nothing left.
O - everything is not as expected, very light, like others said, it is not quiet an IPA. west coast ale maybe, but still light. juz wanted to try sth new, not gonna get it next time.

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Photo of schnarr84
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Quiet Rye't from Fernie Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.85 out of 5 with 25 ratings