Hop Rod Rye | Bear Republic Brewing Co.

Hop Rod RyeHop Rod Rye
BA SCORE
92%
Liked This Beer
4.22 w/ 4,723 ratings
Hop Rod RyeHop Rod Rye
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bear Republic Brewing Co.
California, United States
bearrepublic.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A high gravity IPA brewed with 18% rye malt. Hop Rod Rye has a floral hop aroma and subtle caramel notes with a slightly earthy and spicy rye character.

2009 California State Fair – GOLD
2003 California State Fair – GOLD
2002 Real Ale Festival (Chicago) – GOLD

Added by Quaffer on 03-27-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#905
Reviews:
2,080
Ratings:
4,723
Liked:
4,347
Avg:
4.22/5
pDev:
9.72%
Alströms:
4.59
 
 
Wants:
292
Gots:
377
Trade:
2
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

There's a nice deep copper color here. Big foamy head that leaves a ton of lacing. There's an impressive amount of sediment in there. It's cloudy, but see through. Very sweet hop scent in there.

This has a beautiful dark fruit scent. There's a sweet honey taste to it. Nice floral hops surround the intake. Wonderful bitter aftertaste. I would say that this is more of an IPA than a Rye brew, but it's wonderful, nonetheless.

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Hop Rod Rye from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 92% out of 100 with 4,723 ratings
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