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Rye'da Tiger - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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595 Ratings
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Ratings: 595
Reviews: 92
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 10.02%
Wants: 150
Gots: 39 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Remember Rye'da Lightning? This is its double. Think of Ronnie James Dio while you enjoy this double Rye IPA.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 09-06-2012)
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brystmar

Texas

3.1/5  rDev -27.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Shared 3 ways at lunch.

Slightly cloudy, orange pour. Some white head, solid retention. Strong aroma of fresh hops and rye, both prominent.

Hoppy resin and intense rye consume my palate, malt be damned! Unfortunately for them, I don't really like rye, and its abundance here is a turn off.

If rye and west coast IPAs are your thing, this is for you.

Serving type: bottle

10-11-2012 17:06:26 | More by brystmar
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TheMarose

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -24.2%

05-27-2014 20:46:04 | More by TheMarose
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chippo33

Vermont

3.25/5  rDev -24.2%

05-26-2013 23:33:23 | More by chippo33
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Masterhin


3.25/5  rDev -24.2%

11-18-2012 18:24:38 | More by Masterhin
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JoshuaWagy

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -24.2%

08-20-2013 18:13:06 | More by JoshuaWagy
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myuncle

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -24.2%

07-21-2013 11:34:14 | More by myuncle
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

3.43/5  rDev -20%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This poured out as a slightly hazy copper color, a nice sized sticky white head on top too. The lacing was pretty strong on this beer. The smell of the beer to me is a little funky, it's hoppy but it also has a minimal twang to it that is a bit off to me. The taste of the beer is big, it's got lots of hops, good malt base and solid bitter spicy finish. The mouthfeel of the beer is medium bodied, nice carbonated and oily. Overall it was a fun beer to have.

Serving type: bottle

09-26-2012 22:22:25 | More by Knapp85
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TotallyHosed

Illinois

3.45/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

The appearance is above average for the style: fine lacing, bright white head and red amber color which is transparent. There is some sediment at the bottom of the bottle that produces fish food in the glass.

The nose is excellent. There is predominantly tropical and citrus aromas from the hops and spicy malt from the rye. As the brew warms, the nose is dominated by the malt (both spicy and sweet) and alcohol.

The taste is rather average for a rye pale ale. I detect spicy malt and some bittering hops, but the alcohol bite cuts through. The alcohol disrupts the nice balance between the malt backbone and hops.

The feel is medium and provides some oily notes.

I am a big fan of Rye'd da Lightning, so I was excited to try this double version. If this brew can be made such that the alcohol does not push its way through the taste, then I'd give it a higher overall score. I think fans of Lightening should give this a try. However, this won't be a repeat buy for me.

Serving type: bottle

09-27-2012 21:02:15 | More by TotallyHosed
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enelson

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -18.4%

09-10-2012 22:54:18 | More by enelson
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Borlando89

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -18.4%

01-08-2013 06:14:46 | More by Borlando89
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jhillwastaken

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -18.4%

02-13-2013 14:52:44 | More by jhillwastaken
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Mersh

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -18.4%

07-16-2013 23:24:05 | More by Mersh
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rxthree

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -18.4%

07-13-2013 05:56:27 | More by rxthree
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Phramboise

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -18.4%

09-25-2013 01:21:02 | More by Phramboise
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BMMillsy

Florida

3.54/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From trade. Pours cloudy yellowish orange with a big fluffy white head. Stuffed up right now, but getting some orange zest, lemon, and grapefruit. Not a whole lot of smell here. Big up front bitter, some citrus. Not a lot going on, and I don’t pick up much rye in aroma or taste. Medium mouthfeel with medium high carbonation. Honestly this is pretty bland. Not a bad beer, but expected more from FFF. This seems to have a similar profile to Panzer Wolf, which I also found to be bland. Just give me the Dreadnaught

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2013 22:05:38 | More by BMMillsy
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jmarsh123

Indiana

3.6/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pour cloudy yellow orange with a small puffed up white head. Slight lacing down the glass.

Aroma is sharp rye notes, citrus and pine. A bit of grapefruit zest and bread in the background.

Big grapefruit rind and other citrus flavor up front. A little earthy and bready before finishing with a rye-resin 1-2 punch.

Medium body and carbonation. Finishes pretty bitter.

Not too bad, but the flavors were a bit muddled. I enjoyed Rye da Lightning more. The extra hops seemed to overwhelm the rye to provide more flavor harshness and less of the wonderful citrus explosion with a hint of rye of its little brother.

Serving type: bottle

01-28-2013 20:34:38 | More by jmarsh123
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Jaycase

Illinois

3.68/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

a: cloudy, golden copper. frothy white head

s: citrusy hops (orange/grapefruit/pineapple). Detecting some of the rye spiciness too.

t: Taste follows the nose but the rye seems to more pronounced. Initial burst of citrusy hops. Spicy rye really picks up mid taste and stays through the end.

m: medium body. Clean and crisp

o: This is ok but I much prefer Rye'd da Lightning. The rye was better nuanced in the latter. Good to try once but I will not seek out again.

Serving type: bottle

10-03-2012 00:15:03 | More by Jaycase
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Deetz

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

11-11-2012 22:59:31 | More by Deetz
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FievelGoesWest

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

02-11-2013 19:17:31 | More by FievelGoesWest
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HoneyLamb

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

02-11-2013 22:50:44 | More by HoneyLamb
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HaveUSeenMyCellar

California

3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

01-04-2013 03:14:58 | More by HaveUSeenMyCellar
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griffeyb

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

06-02-2013 14:31:20 | More by griffeyb
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ms333

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

09-21-2013 11:28:55 | More by ms333
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MinorThreat

Nebraska

3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

06-30-2013 05:28:54 | More by MinorThreat
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WiscoBrewsco

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

06-08-2013 23:42:36 | More by WiscoBrewsco
Rye'da Tiger from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 595 ratings.