Rye Beer / Roggenbier

New Holland Rye Hatter IPA

New Holland Rye Hatter IPA

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Dang!  This beer has some giddy up.  Both in the malt and hop categories.  Allow me to explain. Once you get past the great color this beer has, an orange-copper hue, you are in for a treat.  The plume of delicate foam that laces invites you to waft in the hoppy sweet smells that rise from […] ... [Read more]

Blue Point RastafaRye

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Jammin’ to some Bob Marley this brew sure does go down easy. Crafted in honor of the Rastafari Blue Point is donating part of the proceeds on this beer to “improve the lives of orphaned, at-risk, and underprivileged children, throughout the Caribbean.” This will be done though programs involving sports, education and mentoring. I’ve never […] ... [Read more]

Summit India Style Rye Ale

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Every once and a while I come across a beer that leaves me utterly perplexed, yet amazed. Summit Brewing Co is responsible for this most recent occurrence. This beer comes in as the 3rd in a systematic release of special brews Summit calls their Unchained Series. These brews are designed to be a platform for […] ... [Read more]

Tyranena Dirty Old Man

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So over the week I’ve realized two things: 1) I need to buy a new snifter since mine broke two months ago during cleaning, and 2) Tyranena makes some amazingly delicious dark beers! If anyone would like to support a fellow beer geek and get me a snifter I’d appreciate it immensely…just throwing that out […] ... [Read more]

Founders Red’s Rye P.A.

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Tom: On the heels of the Pliny the Elder review, allow me to introduce a beer that is also hopped-up and bursting with grapefruit. As I read Nate’s findings I could identify all too well with his comments having just sampled my beer. Founders Red’s Rye P.A. is a bold, fruity brew that commands attention […] ... [Read more]

Two Brothers Cane & Ebel

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After a long weekend, I found myself searching for a local favorite in the fridge and coming up huge. A couple weeks ago I had stashed a delicious brew by Two Brothers (see brewery tour article). The name (Cane and Ebel) is rather catchy, using the brother’s surname and the biblical story of Cane and […] ... [Read more]