Real Ale Full Moon Rye Pale Ale

Real Ale Brewing Co

USA

I'm really fond of this beer. It comes from a cool little town, funky in its own way but not in the affected way that Austin is, in the heart of the hill country of Texas. This beer is hoppy, floral, orange, with good carbonation. It's a good beer to drink in the shade on those 100 degree Texas afternoons (screw lemonade). Try this beer if good fortune finds you in the hill country of Texas.

Reviewed: November 01, 2003

Rating: 7/10

Yeah yeah, I know, it's from Texas, it says Ale on the label, so it must be a malternative beverage like Zima, no? Huh? Whaddya mean this one's actually beer? Son of a gun, so it is. Well hot damn, it's not just a beer, but it's an actual Ale. Top-fermented and everything (look it up, I had to). And mmm, it's brewed with one of my favorite grains, rye, so it has a nice lemon flavor, much like wheat beers, making it a good choice for summer, despite the obvious hop presence. Real Ale Brewing has done more to earn my respect for Texas with this one bottle of beer then our president has done in 6 years. Now if you'll excuse me, there's someone from the Secret Service knocking on my.....

Reviewed: January 14, 2006

Rating: 7/10

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