Westside Rye | Boulevard Brewing Co.

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Westside RyeWestside Rye

Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co.
Missouri, United States

Style: Rye Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by zeff80 on 10-16-2011

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4/5  rDev +13.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.6/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pours with thick white head that settles to about 1/2 inch and holds. Thick lacing rims glass. Color is straw-amber and very clear (about 10% opacity) and effervescent.

Aroma: Bready Rye malt leads way. A bit of citrus.

Taste: Again rye malt leads the way. Bready Flavor dissapears quickly and leaves a bit of hop bitterness at back of mouth.

Mouthfeel: Relatively dry and light in the mouth, slightly astringent.

Overall: Very quaffable, but lacks dimension.

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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

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2/5  rDev -43.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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3/5  rDev -15%

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3/5  rDev -15%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

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3/5  rDev -15%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of PieOhMy
4.31/5  rDev +22.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A Murky brown/amber. Thick white head. Really thick, doesn't fade quickly. Fat lacing remains down the glass.

S Rye, obviously, but lots of it. Sweet malt. Hops. Something tart, lime maybe.

T Thick wet grains. Rye, wheat. Slight sweetness and zestiness, apples, orange peel, cinnamon.

M Nice rich foamy mouthfull. Finishes with a little bit of a bitter aftertaste. Still nice and refreshing.

O I liked this very much. Boulevard, to me, has always made good beers and I flat out love some of their offerings, but this kicks it up a bit. This is the most quality brew I've had from them. The flavors blend so well. Sweet, dry, bitter and the rye is present but does not overtake everything. The best rye beer I've ever had.

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3.51/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint.

A: Dark brassy hue. Pours a 2 finger, foamy, white head. Settles slowly. Pervasive effervescence. Foam blanket. Thick beer ring lacing.

S: Caramel malt, pungent rye, tangy molasses.

T: Roasted caramel malt, fresh tea leaf, pungent rye bread.

M: Hearty and earthy. Pungent finish lingers on the palate.

D: Sip or session.

Atmosphere is pretty good. Really nice head, and thick lacing. Nose is sweet and pungent. Earthy roasted caramel, accentuated with some rye bread and tea leaf. Overall, this is a good quaff.

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4/5  rDev +13.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

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4/5  rDev +13.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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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

The Westside Rye is a unbelievable rye session ale. I would drink this all-night. The beer poured a hazy amber with thin white head that is leaving a spotty lace. The scent is carries rye in the form of a wet corn meal. The taste is evenly balanced between malt and hop. The mouthfeel is medium in body with good carbonation. Overall this is a decent session ale...but there is a heinny/stella after taste...but overall it is tasty!

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3/5  rDev -15%

Westside Rye from Boulevard Brewing Co.
3.53 out of 5 based on 206 ratings.
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