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Old 10-09-2012, 12:47 AM   #51
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So version one. Do you think its a pretty close clone? Have you brewed again? Im acually doing 2 versions myself right now with your version 1 being my version 2!! haha
Well seeing as it was at least four months from my last SW I think it was definitely on the right track. The SWMBO also thought it was damn goo and close I'm going to make it again soon. It's a good IPA IMHO.


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Have you had their new rye ipa? They call it LowRyeder...25% rye malt.. To me it's better than the regular ipa.


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Old 10-09-2012, 09:21 PM   #53
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Have you had their new rye ipa? They call it LowRyeder...25% rye malt.. To me it's better than the regular ipa.

Have not seen the Rye make its way up here to nc yet!! I'm dying to try it!! Whats it like? Why is it better?
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Old 10-09-2012, 09:43 PM   #54
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Have you had their new rye ipa? They call it LowRyeder...25% rye malt.. To me it's better than the regular ipa.
From reading the description it's really clear and crisp. Also sounds like it has a great hop flavor. I get to try it on Friday!! I'l let ya know.
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Old 10-10-2012, 07:02 PM   #55
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I need to get someone to ship me the beer up here to Philly. I'll send back plenty of Philly favorites if someone is interested. In the mean time, I plan on brewing this in a few days. Hopefully I can finally start hitting the OG numbers.
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Old 10-10-2012, 10:30 PM   #56
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Have not seen the Rye make its way up here to nc yet!! I'm dying to try it!! Whats it like? Why is it better?
The rye really shines through so you get the peppery spice flavor. It's hoppy but its not a bitter hop bomb. It's a very flavorful, crisp beer...very drinkable. I like this better than Ruthless Rye if you've had it before.
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Have not seen the Rye make its way up here to nc yet!! I'm dying to try it!! Whats it like? Why is it better?
I don't know if better is the right word. It's good. No where near as citrusy and unbalanced as the west coast style IPA they product. I like the original better. The "LowRYEder" as it's called, has a nice citrus spicy punch to it, and has a nice clean spice finish from the rye. It's a good beer for sure, but not on par with the IPA I think. Easy drinker for sure.

One of the better rye IPA's I've had, and I'm not a fan of rye personally.
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I need to get someone to ship me the beer up here to Philly. I'll send back plenty of Philly favorites if someone is interested. In the mean time, I plan on brewing this in a few days. Hopefully I can finally start hitting the OG numbers.

Whatcha got in Philly that I can't get?

I can send you ultra fresh bottles, or even fresh growlers of SW IPA..
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The rye really shines through so you get the peppery spice flavor. It's hoppy but its not a bitter hop bomb. It's a very flavorful, crisp beer...very drinkable. I like this better than Ruthless Rye if you've had it before.

Got to just try i do not agree!! Most of the time i'm not really fond of the more crisp/clearer beers and i figured so with reviews and descriptions of it. And that is why I like the regular SW IPA SO much better. It really has that thick fluffy head that stays long time(in a glass not washed in dishsoap) and that not so clear beautiful think color and medium body i believe comes partly from the added .5 lbs of wheat malt. this truly is my favorite beer on market right now but i'm open for suggestions for some other IPAs i anyone has any!! Cheers!!

It really is ALL about personal preference!!
Bout To pop m first SW Clone in a few days!! Can't wait for ITTTT!!!
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Whatcha got in Philly that I can't get?

I can send you ultra fresh bottles, or even fresh growlers of SW IPA..
I can get any Weyerbacher, Yards, Victory, Troegs. I live a half mile from Yards so when I pick up from them the bottles are no more than two weeks old. Let me know if you are interested in anything. Yards makes a killer DIPA (Cape of Good Hope) and their IPA is a text book IPA. Not to mention their Philly Pale is a great session drinker.


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