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

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610 Ratings
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Ratings: 610
Reviews: 92
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 10.02%
Wants: 157
Gots: 38 | 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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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

Thedaver4220, Jan 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

JVan, Jan 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Durb777, Jan 22, 2013
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5/5  rDev +16.6%

mishtif, Jan 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

thornburyslasher, Jan 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

JPortillo, Jan 21, 2013
Photo of WolfsbaneBloom
4.74/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

A: Semi-hazy bright orange with a towering 3 fingers of beautiful foam.

S: Huge aroma of candied mango and tropical fruit with a little bubblegum. Amazing.

T: Follows the nose with lots of dank, juicy tropical fruit, a bit of pine and some sweet bready malt. I love this flavor profile. Bright, vibrant, sweet and refreshing.

M: Crisp, slightly chewy and smooth.

Overall, this is one of my new favorite Imperial IPAs. I wasn't sure any thing could top Pipework's Citra Ninja but this comes pretty close. I can't find a bad thing to say about this beer. I tend to think 3 Floyd's is a bit overrated but this is a masterpiece.

WolfsbaneBloom, Jan 21, 2013
Photo of homebrew311
4.2/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a slightly reddish orange with light layer of white head. Nose is chock full of ripe grapefruit, pine hops, and slightly spicy rye. Notes of lemon sneak in as well. Taste is somewhat sweet and malty with a nice bright fruity flavor that pairs nicely with a slightly spicy and bitter hop character. Mouthfeel is light to medium with moderate carbonation. Overall, another delicious hoppy brew from Three Floyds. Worth seeking out.

homebrew311, Jan 20, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

CB_Crowe, Jan 20, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

DrGonzoDDS, Jan 20, 2013
Photo of rlee1390
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A-Cloudy amber orange, two finger head with some lacing.

S-Starts with rye spiciness, then a bouquet of citrus (orange and lemon) hop notes. Along with some floral.

T-Rye spices to begin with. Then a wave of citrus, orange and lemon again, some grass with nice bitterness in the finish.

M-Medium bodied, nice carbonation and hop resins.

O-A really good DIPA, the rye enhances it and is a nice touch.

rlee1390, Jan 20, 2013
Photo of barleywinefiend
4.31/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A: Poured a glowing murky orange with a one finger bright white head. Oh wait, I see chunkc floating around, big ones.

S : Huge tropical citrus and fruit notes with some slight pine in the background. The rye was light on he nose

T: Intial rye preys on the taste buds, Some grapefruit, pineapple and some pine follow. The rye spices things up a bit midtaste but not to overpower the truckload of hops providing more tropical fruits and sweetness. It finishes dry with a strong tropical fruit backbone. Some slight rye also fades away in the background of the finish.

M: Full bodied IIPA, well carbonated, dry, lingering sweetness with bombs of fruitiness andsubtle pine

O: Very good, no major complaints. I wanted a little more rye though.

barleywinefiend, Jan 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

InVinoVeritas, Jan 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

AaronBurr, Jan 20, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

BtownIrish20, Jan 20, 2013
Photo of kevanb
4.23/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

22oz bottle poured into a FFF Teku glass. From the most recent December/January 2012/13 release.

Rye'da Tiger pours a lovely bright copper color, hues of orange and gold, somewhat cloudy, lots of sediment floating in the glass with a few bubbles rising up from the bottom. A nice, thick, cloudy, white head rises out of the beer, nearly 2 fingers high, tightly packed bubbles that has great retention and leaves behind a large network of soapy lacing. The aroma is superb, bright citrus with light subtle floral notes, resinous pine and some earthy grass lead to sweet pale grain and a bit of fusel alcohol. Bright citrus hits the tongue, grapefruit with lighter tangerine, lovely floral notes come out with a big burst of sticky, oily pine and bitter, earthy notes of grass and weeds, prickly rye is apparent with some sweet grain and strong astringent alcohol. The body is somewhat oily and soapy, medium carbonation, coats the mouth well and has a slightly dry finish with a touch of alcohol bite.

Verdict: A wonderful Imperial Rye IPA from Three Floyds. The hop profile is so bright and vibrant, really shows off the freshness of the beer, the rye is a subtle touch that adds a nice bit of complexity and while this is certainly a boozy beer, the alcohol is never that much of a distraction, a very worthy IPA for any hop head.

kevanb, Jan 19, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

ChitownEddy, Jan 19, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

ystazi, Jan 19, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

steamboatbrewer, Jan 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

mychalg9, Jan 18, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

ajkiser12, Jan 18, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

SpdKilz, Jan 18, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

headyhopzhead, Jan 18, 2013
Photo of emerge077
4.29/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

I'm thinking of Ronnie right now, specifically Rainbow-era shit.

Had this this twice in the the last few days, once on tap and now the bottled version. Going to attempt an awkward consolidated format review, as that's what the current fashion dictates. Looks like a He-Man powercat on the label... yesss.

Huge creamy head of white foam, leaves sheets of lace all down the glass. Murky orange otherwise.

Dank aromas of tropical and citrus fruit, mango, tangerine, grapefruit medley all up in your area. Chewable sweet tarts. Initial whiff of bubblegum yeast esters.

Smooth delivery and only the slightest nuance of booze to the skull. Extra fruity with and enchanting arrhythmia of sensory flavors akin to Pee-Wee's Playhouse. Still listening? Ok. Lots of citrus peel, earthy mango, apricot sweetness, dry and mildly bitter aftertaste. Squarely kicks the hop craving right over the horizon.

emerge077, Jan 18, 2013
Rye'da Tiger from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
96 out of 100 based on 610 ratings.