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

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

598 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 598
Reviews: 92
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 10.02%
Wants: 153
Gots: 40 | 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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rlee1390

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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.

01-20-2013 16:15:58 | More by rlee1390
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BMMillsy

Florida

3.54/5  rDev -17.5%

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

06-02-2013 22:05:38 | More by BMMillsy
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nrbw23

Ohio

4.43/5  rDev +3.3%

A- Pours a slightly hazy golden orange color with a bit of sediment floating about. A very thin white head that turns into an even thinner cap. Leaves a bit of spotty lacing at best.

S- An absolute ton and a great mixture of tropical fruits and spicy rye.

T- Exactly like the nose. Taste is really great. Everything goes very well together. Very outstanding brew.

M- Fuller side of medium and good amount of carbonation.

O- One of the best DIPA I've had. This beer is outstanding.

A big thanks to Mike for sharing this brew with me.

09-25-2012 21:48:42 | More by nrbw23
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mrebeka

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

01-06-2013 20:25:11 | More by mrebeka
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DonFrap

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -6.8%

10-04-2012 23:09:37 | More by DonFrap
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jegross2

Illinois

4.88/5  rDev +13.8%

Reviewing Rye'da Tiger from Three Floyds Brewing Company out of Munster, Indiana. HUGE thanks to Will "my name is fake" Wilberg for hooking me up with the bottle!
Score: 98

Bottle is from mid-September 2012. Served in a Founders snifter and enjoyed on 10/04/12.

Appearance: Pours a bright honey-orange color with a lot of color depth when held up to the light due its transparent quality. Can be a straight honey or orange color depending on the angle. Quite interesting! A finger of cream-colored seafoam head at pour settles to a ring around the glass. Excellent lacing and retention. I really dig the frothy head that clings to the side of the glass after every sip. What a beautiful IPA! On the second pour, there were some floaties in the glass that made this one a little less beautiful....still an excellent looking IPA though! 4.5/5

Smell: In-your-face doses of slightly candied peaches and tangerines upfront. Pineapple, orange peels, rye spice, pine, and lemon candy overlay a faint caramel malt backbone. This beer is just loaded with sweet tropical fruit juice aromas and a nice and clean, piney-hoppy counterbalance to the sweetness in the nose. Wow. Simply wow. I was not expecting something so balanced and robust! 4.75/5

Taste: Hoppy oranges, tangerines and peaches up front. This is pure tropical fruit IPA juice. There is also a nice and subtle spice kick on the front of the tongue that I presume is from the rye. The back end of the flavor of this beer is bitter, earthy hops, caramel malt and faint rye flavor. The finish is pretty bitter, but the tropical citrus sweetness really helps keep it from going to far over the edge. 4.75

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with carbonation on the heavier side of light. Super oily mouthfeel. The bitterness really layers on the tongue and makes for an interesting palate-experience when paired with the faint rye kick this beer packs. 5/5

Overall: What a world class, in-your-face IPA that is bold and unforgiving. Bitter, but dangerously smooth. The subtle rye complexity here is a real nice complement to the hoppiness. After my experience with Rye'd Da Lightning, I was not expecting something so great. Kudos to Three Floyds for creating yet another of the best hoppy beers out there!

Recommendation: Seek this out and and consume it fresh! Unless you hate IPA and hoppy beers, of course.

Pairings:Spicy, homemade beer chili (the kind that Chris Gierhart makes when you pony up to '86 the pork!).

Cost: $10 for a 22 oz (bomber) bottle.

10-05-2012 03:07:18 | More by jegross2
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CuriousMonk

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

05-24-2013 17:11:59 | More by CuriousMonk
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jampics2

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

04-10-2013 13:16:59 | More by jampics2
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fredmugs

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

04-09-2013 21:16:23 | More by fredmugs
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jzeilinger

Pennsylvania

4.8/5  rDev +11.9%

Many thanks to jisom123 for sending this bottle!

A - Pours a hazy orange/gold color with a massive billowing head and incredibly sticky lacing, carbonation is small and steady.

S - Alot of sweet, juicy, assertive and pungent fruit resin: mango, papaya, tangerine, and pineapple being the strongest aroma of the bunch. The only indication of malt anywhere in the nose is from the spicy rye and nothing else.

T - Taste follows the nose with a massive wall of resinous and oily tropical from start to finish. Up front is a massive wave of pineapple rinds, mangos, and tangerines and ends with a perfect sweet red grapefruit bitterness. The rye lends itself to a spicy, peppery character that adds to the intensity of the frutiness - lingering fruity spice. As the beer gradually warms a slight touch of caramel malt surfaces but it's buried way down there. There is some alcohol effervescence and warming as it slides down the throat.

M - Medium body, semi-dry finish, slightly oily, and with prickly carbonation.

O - For any lover of Imperial IPA/D-IPA's, this is a "fantabulous" beer and a must try before it starts fading. Thanks, jisom123!!

10-11-2012 02:02:57 | More by jzeilinger
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Kurmaraja

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

03-22-2014 05:29:56 | More by Kurmaraja
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inlimbo77

Delaware

3.98/5  rDev -7.2%

22oz bottle
No bottle date
Hill Farmstead wine glass

A: Pours a hazy cloudy orange color. Not a ton of head. Thin ring of white. Not a ton of lacing. Carbo low?

S: Well it fairly malty. I guess with a double rye IPA, that's what you get. Getting some nice hop character too: orange, citrus, pine the usual players. That rye spice is there.

T: Lots of hop bitterness on tip of tongue. The rye spice is there in the middle, along with a strong malt bill. I guess my palate was fatigued. This one is really starting to grow on me. As you drink those hop flavors come out more. Dry spicy finish. Lingering hop flavors.

M: Medium bodied.

10-05-2012 14:12:14 | More by inlimbo77
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MacQ32

South Carolina

4.38/5  rDev +2.1%

A - Pours a semi-cloudy golden straw color with half a finger of near white head. Ok retention and lacing on this one.

S - Spiced rye floral hops, minimal caramel sweetness and a heap of spiced rye. As advertised, smells great, although there is a slightly offputting airy aroma to this in my opinion.

T - Spiced rye with dry bitter hops, followed by a hint of sweet caramel and more spiced rye. A slightly bitter, dry, rye aftertaste. A little simple but really well done.

M - Medium/lighter bodied with decent carbonation. Great drink ability on this one!

O - Very good. Lots of drinkable rye spice and dry bitter bops, the mild caramel undertone really rounds the beer out well.

10-12-2013 04:49:53 | More by MacQ32
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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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JRod1969

New York

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

09-25-2012 03:22:09 | More by JRod1969
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MDDMD

Pennsylvania

4.28/5  rDev -0.2%

A-hazy orange amber color with a nice white head and good lacing

S-malt, grapefruit, pepper, spices

T-malt, caramel, grapefruit, rye, pepper, nice bitter finish

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, smooth and rich mouthfeel

O-a great rye DIPA! Good flavor and balance.

11-05-2012 02:10:34 | More by MDDMD
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SpdKilz

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

01-18-2013 04:10:24 | More by SpdKilz
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baybum

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

12-07-2012 22:09:40 | More by baybum
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trxxpaxxs

New York

4.18/5  rDev -2.6%

A: Pours a cloudy apricot yellow/orange with a half a finger of pure white head. The foam settles really quickly, leaving only a rocky ring along the edges of the glass.

S: The nose is malt, spice, floral hops, and stinky cheese. This beer smells awesome. Honestly. Amazing nose.

T: It starts out malty and sweet, but shifts quickly to big time rye spice. I get rye, yeast, onion, rose hips, and orange in the middle. As it progresses the spice and hops dominate. The finish is drying, but syrupy. Hard to explain.

M: Full bodied beer. It's sweet and coating to start, spicy and citrus hopped in the middle, syrupy and spicy in the back end.

O: Good beer. Not the best. I love rye beers, and this is nice, but I have had better. The finish is too sticky and the onion notes are not my thing. I'm happy to have tried this, but I wouldn't go out of my way to get it again.

06-23-2013 01:32:07 | More by trxxpaxxs
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n2185

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -6.8%

08-12-2013 00:09:19 | More by n2185
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jaasen64

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

10-05-2012 13:29:43 | More by jaasen64
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Zachtheporter

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

02-09-2013 21:22:25 | More by Zachtheporter
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ajzy

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

05-26-2013 06:16:30 | More by ajzy
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mpayne5

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

05-28-2013 02:38:44 | More by mpayne5
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brewcrew76

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

A - Clear amber, orange with a fluffy white head and patchy lace.

S - Grapefruit, orange zest, spicy rye and tropical fruit.

T - Grapefruit, spicy rye, lingering pine, tropical fruits. Some bitterness but a lot of hop flavor. Some candied citrus sweetness.

M - Medium body with good carbonation.

D - I saw a review call this man candy and I can't argue with that statement. Hoppy but with enough sweetness. I don't think 3F can do a bad hoppy beer.

01-12-2013 02:25:24 | More by brewcrew76
Rye'da Tiger from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 598 ratings.