Smuttynose Rhye IPA

#23 Top 25 beers 2017
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Once a one-time offering in the brewery's Big Beer Series lineup, then introduced as a seasonal selection and now available year-round, Smutty's Rhye IPA is an India pale ale brewed with rye malt. Based off the brewery's Finestkind IPA, but tweaked to include 30% rye malt, in addition to a few other small changes, it's a flavorful beer that still manages to show great harmony between the hop, malt and rye characteristics. Spicy notes of black pepper, rye and resinous pine unfold throughout, grounded by a malty core of light caramel and nutty, toasty bread flavors that are smooth and satisfying. A pleasant bitterness and spicy rye character lingers long on the dry finish. Lauren Buzzeo

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  • Rating
    90
  • Alcohol
    7%
  • Bottle Size
    12 oz/6 pack
  • Category
    American IPA
  • Date Published
    8/1/2017
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