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Ripstop Rye Pils
Base Camp Brewing
Howdy folks and welcome to Draught Pick! Tonight we’ve got tasty beverage and tasty vittles. On the Big Green Egg, pork tenderloin that’s been hanging around in Knox’s Barabicu rub, and in the grill basket we’ve got red, gold, and purple fingerling potatoes in olive oil and Grill Mates Barbeque dry rub. Dinner is ON!
In the aluminum bottle from Base Camp, a Rye Pils. This should be new and unusual…
Hazy straw colored pour with nearly two fingers of head and light lacing as the glass empties. The nose can be summed up in two words - rye and bread. Flavors can be summed up in three words - rye, grass, and bread. Mouthfeel is light with appropriate carbonation with a very bitter finish. Definitely a summer adventure.
Whatever you do, do NOT drink this from the bottle. As neat as this bottle is, the feel of aluminum against your lips is just plain awful. I drank 99% of this from a glass, but decided to sip what didn’t fit in the last pour straight from the bottle. Blick. Other than that, I could see this being a nice brew on a hot summer day, and definitely from a glass.
PS - what’s in your glass tonight?