317. Real Ale Brewing Co. – Full Moon Pale Rye Ale
May03

317. Real Ale Brewing Co. – Full Moon Pale Rye Ale

We finished up work for the day in McAllen, Texas, and I decided to go for a run. It was great running past the airport and along some of the waterways through town. Most of the time, I run on a treadmill, but the weather was great, so I hit the streets. Upon my return, I was ready to dig into what remained of the Real Ale Brewing Sampler 6-pack I picked up last night. It was either this one or the brown ale, and I thought this would...

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213. New Holland Brewing – Charkoota Rye Smoked Doppelbock Lager Draft
Oct28

213. New Holland Brewing – Charkoota Rye Smoked Doppelbock Lager Draft

After our ABNormal Brewers steering meeting, I stopped at Medici for a quick drink to get a beer which would meet my goal toward my Oktoberfest Challenge, and get another punch on my Wednesday Warriors card.  While I’m now only 2 Wednesdays away from becoming a Wednesday Warrior, I was not able to find a beer to meet my challenge for today.  While I’m again bummed about falling short in my quest, I did enjoy stumbling...

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175. Great Divide Brewing – Hoss Rye Lager Draft
Sep17

175. Great Divide Brewing – Hoss Rye Lager Draft

A friend from the ABNormal Brewers gave me a call and said that he was also out in Denver for the Great American Beer Festival.  He was also interested in checking out Great Divide, so I grabbed another beer and a chair and waited for him to come by. The Hoss Rye lager was clear and red in color, not reddish, but red – the reddest beer I’ve ever seen.  There was, as you can see, an amazingly large and creamy white head,...

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140. Upright Brewing – #6 Rye Beer Draft
Jul24

140. Upright Brewing – #6 Rye Beer Draft

One thing I didn’t mention about this day at the Oregon Brewers Festival was that a friend/co-worker lives here in Portland and worked the OBF for the evening.  Afterward, she and I went to the Rogue hospitality suite for a bit and then headed out to find something to eat.  We found a nice place next to the bridge that she was familiar with, and had a late dinner and a final beer for the day. As I mentioned in my review of...

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53. O’Fallon Brewery – Hemp Hop Rye Amber Ale
May28

53. O’Fallon Brewery – Hemp Hop Rye Amber Ale

It’s Friday afternoon, and I wanted to go for something fun to kick the weekend off. So, when I reached into the beer fridge. I grabbed an O’Fallon Hemp Hop Rye Amber Ale. On the label, it says that it is a ,”Malt Beverage Brewed With Hemp Seeds.” when I poured into the glass, it had a fairly small head, which disappeared quickly, and not much of a head stuck around at all. It was pretty cloudy and had a dark...

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50. Founders Brewing – Red’s Rye P. A.
May24

50. Founders Brewing – Red’s Rye P. A.

I spent my early evening at work, working outside this evening, so when I finally got home I wanted to go for a nice refreshing IPA. In the beer fridge I had quite a selection of Founders beers to select from and reached for the Reds Rye P. A. Ale. The label says that it’s “hopped up and brewed with rye,” it’s got 6.6% ABV and 70 IBU’s. It poured a dark amber, and reddish color, and had a decent head,...

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