WidmerNelson O’Rye-Ly Rye IPA, a test batch (I believe their second) from Widmer Brothers and intended to be part of their upcoming Rotator IPA series, settled a clear mahogany hue in the glass with mild carbonation and a thick white head. The nose was a mix of rye and sweet, tropical notes.
Widmer Nelson O’Rye-Ly Rye IPA opened with a warm, dark rye start accompanied by an escalating bitterness. The ale quickly transitioned into a fruity middle of tropical and stone fruits. The ale ended bitter and sweet with no lingering rye flavors.
Widmer Nelson O’Rye-Ly Rye IPA is worth checking out and I am curious to see if they tinker with the recipe some more before its final release. In my opinion, the rye could have stood out more rather than sitting awkwardly under a too sweet tropical fruit hoppiness.