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

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596 Ratings
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Ratings: 596
Reviews: 92
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 10.02%
Wants: 152
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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DonFrap

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -6.8%

10-04-2012 23:09:37 | More by DonFrap
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2dogbrew

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

10-04-2012 00:24:27 | More by 2dogbrew
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cincybranr

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

10-03-2012 22:01:43 | More by cincybranr
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HuskyinPDX

Washington

4.3/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle opened on 9.30.12. Thanks bstyle.

A - Pours a very cloudy, dark orange with a small light tan head that slowly fades to a film.

S - Heavy citrus, oranges, mango, sweet rye tones.

T - A sweet orange and rye hop explosion, fruity.

D - Sticky sweet with a lower carbonation and medium body.

O - Wonderfully sweet and hoppy. Very nice indeed.

Serving type: bottle

10-03-2012 05:16:32 | More by HuskyinPDX
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cosmonick

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

10-03-2012 03:41:11 | More by cosmonick
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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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tdmccarthy

Illinois

5/5  rDev +16.6%

10-02-2012 02:02:59 | More by tdmccarthy
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sleuthdog

Illinois

4.33/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into FFF teku glass

Appearance: Looks like your typical DIPA especially one from FFF. Dark orange to copper with golden hues on the edges. Beautiful pillow like two finger head with a bone white color. Tons of carbonation is flowing up the sides of my glass.

Smell: Holy hell this smells great and very typical of a FFF DIPA offering. Up front a shit ton of tropical and citrus fruits. Grapefruit, orange peel, mango, pineapple, tangerine and some lemon zest. I am definitely picking up some of the spice from the rye at the back end but the nose is dominated by FFF signature hop notes.

Taste: Damn this is a fine DIPA with a twist. Sweet caramel and citrus with orange peel, and the others as noted in the nose. A noticeable pine bitterness at the back end and throughout the swallow with a drying finish. The rye is present with a notable spice also throughout the palate.

Mouthfeel: This has a medium body and a higher amount of carbonation. It's creamy and spicy at the same time and somewhat sticky.

Overall: Well FFF does it again! I really liked this offering from them and it most definitely has their signature all over it!

Serving type: bottle

10-02-2012 00:32:53 | More by sleuthdog
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jrpapajcik

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

10-01-2012 04:19:58 | More by jrpapajcik
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jdhasse

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

09-30-2012 19:52:37 | More by jdhasse
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pirmannt1

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

09-30-2012 01:41:08 | More by pirmannt1
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vrbulldog22

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

09-29-2012 12:01:20 | More by vrbulldog22
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hansgruber

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

09-29-2012 04:29:12 | More by hansgruber
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jimmygord

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

09-29-2012 03:13:38 | More by jimmygord
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Guinnsslvr

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

09-29-2012 01:02:45 | More by Guinnsslvr
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Treebs

Illinois

4.28/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed on tap at FFF. Served in a half pint.

A: Pours a clear golden yellow color with some amber hues. A fluffy white head recedes to a thin ring and leaves sticky sheets of lace behind.

S: Some rye earthiness and spiciness with a dash of fruity hops. Some nice citrus with grapefruits and oranges with a dash of sticky strawberry jam.

T: The taste is very much like the nose. Spicy rye with some citrus and sticky berry hops profiles. There is a touch of bitterness in the finsh as well.

M: Medium bodied with a sticky and oily mouthfeel. Medium carbonation with a bitter finish.

O: I definitely enjoyed this guy, but I found Rye'da Lightning a far superiour beer. I think it lost some of its drinkability with the imperializing of it. A good beer that I would like to have again, though.

Serving type: on-tap

09-28-2012 18:31:26 | More by Treebs
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strangebrew321

Indiana

4/5  rDev -6.8%

09-28-2012 05:10:45 | More by strangebrew321
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Jerry

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

09-28-2012 00:55:39 | More by Jerry
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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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denimdemon

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

09-27-2012 15:46:14 | More by denimdemon
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herman77

Minnesota

4.35/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Mango orange color, fairly cloudy with a frothy white head. Great retention and awesome lacing.

S: Tropical fruits, rye spice. Some sweet malts. It's got that classic hoppy tropical/grapefruit Three Floyds smell to it.

T: More sweeter in the taste then the nose. Again, its got that classic Three Floyds hop profile. More tropical fruits, big carmel malt backbone. Honey, orange, pineapple and really ripe grapefruit. A bit of rye near the end. Some earthy hops and a touch of onion. Finishes a bit sweet and a bit dry. Not overpowering in the hop bitterness at all, but they are there.

M: Fuller body, average carbonation. Feels fairly smooth.

O: Great beer. Great drinkability, not sure what the abv is, but it hides it well.

Serving type: bottle

09-26-2012 23:52:27 | More by herman77
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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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alpenglocken

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

09-26-2012 18:07:27 | More by alpenglocken
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DaveHack

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.8%

09-26-2012 13:38:40 | More by DaveHack
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tewaris

Minnesota

3.9/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Thanks lurchingbeast!

Pours a very hazy mango color with good head, retention and lacing. Juicy, tropical fruit aroma with somewhat sulfur-y notes. Tastes juicy, bitter, and flavorfully hop forward. I am pretty sure I wouldn't be able to identify rye if I drink this blind. Mouthfeel is medium, finishes clean and crisp with high carbonation. Has FFF written all over it.

4, 4, 4, 4, 3.5

Serving type: bottle

09-26-2012 05:58:59 | More by tewaris
Rye'da Tiger from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 596 ratings.