California Sunshine Rye IPA | Devil's Canyon Brewing Company

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California Sunshine Rye IPACalifornia Sunshine Rye IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Devil's Canyon Brewing Company
California, United States
devilscanyonbrewery.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Red Devil Rye IPA

Added by nickd717 on 03-08-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
108
Reviews:
35
Avg:
3.32
pDev:
16.87%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
8
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 108 |  Reviews: 35
Photo of StephenCollinsMarshall
3.27/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Kraig
3.75/5  rDev +13%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Franziskaner
2.96/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Not sure of the age of this one as there is no best by or born on date. I can't quite remember which business trip I bought this on either so it could be 2-4 months from when I acquired it. When I opened the can beer started to foam out of the top. When I poured it three quarters of the glass was foam despite my best pouring efforts. I came back a few minutes later and poured more in. After several minutes I'm now looking and a glass that's two thirds beer with an inch of very frothy beige to brown head. The color of the beer is copper and there's a moderate haziness. I'm definitely smelling rye, but not hops. I'm tasting a very rye forward beer that has grassy hops in the back of the palate. The mouth is a bit gritty and chalky.

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Photo of rodbeermunch
1.43/5  rDev -56.9%
look: 3 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Amber colored ipa, substantial head over 1". Holy crap this aroma reeks of problems. A mixture of day old refuse left in the sun, grapefruit, crystal malt, and pine.

Off sour notes, heavy infected wood notes. There is no way this is going according to plan. While the bomber is relatively inexpensive, what a turn off. Old butter notes, bitterness, soapy.

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Photo of gefinley
3.69/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.74/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a pale yellow gold with virtually no head. Aroma of malty rye; taste follows nose with just a trace of bitterness. A bit on the thin side...though quite enjoyable.

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Photo of IckyT2012
3.75/5  rDev +13%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bobbyhands
3.68/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lare453
3.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of teraflx
3.4/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ssimpson89
3.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mrcraft
3.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Slongie
3.49/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of doom_deluise
3.17/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of drummerdwzp
3.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jgunther71
3.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mlefebvre7
3.15/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of xICooRsYIx
3.05/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Donkster46
3.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Noelito76
3.83/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hopheadjeffery
3.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Tasted from a 1 pt. 6 oz. bottle on April 25, 2015.

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Photo of aquazr1
3.56/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of D_Brazeal
3.66/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Drank in Japan, at Nawlins BBQ & Craft Beer House, on draft.

Deep copper color.
Little to zero head.
Light lacing.
Faint fruit on the nose.
Biscut and Rye throughout.
Bitter after.

Not bad, but not great.

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Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3.3/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of CJNAPS
4.46/5  rDev +34.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Tasty IPA, i would buy this again.

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California Sunshine Rye IPA from Devil's Canyon Brewing Company
3.32 out of 5 based on 108 ratings.
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