Sunday, November 29, 2015

Renegade Redacted Rye IPA

This is 7.0% ABV rye India Pale Ale from the Renegade Brewing Company of Denver, Colorado. 

The beer pours a lightly hazed dark apricot to light amber in color. There is a relatively short head of off-white foam. The aroma is rye, herbs, and old-fashioned bubble gum. The taste is lightly toasted rye bread with jelly. The finish is dry and lightly bitter. The beer drinks easy with a crisp carbonation. I find rye IPA's to be hit and miss.  They can be very good, but are often of uneven quality. This one is unspectacular.

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