Wednesday, October 06, 2010
Day 279 Drink: Black Market Brewing Rye IPA
Andrew Marshall had been homebrewing for nine years before launching Black Market Brewing in Temecula, Calif., in 2009. The brewery would earn some quick recognition, taking home a gold medal in the rye beer category at the Great American Beer Festival.
Black Market Brewing Rye IPA pours a gold color with a slight amber tint and a full rocky head of foam. The ale has a pronounced floral aroma from the Amarillo and Cascade hops. The flavor has a forward mix of citrus and pine, with some background spice notes from the rye, which makes up 21 percent of the grist.