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Saber Tooth Tiger | Rhinegeist Brewery

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88
very good
25 Reviews
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BEER STATS
Reviews:
25
Ratings:
178
Avg:
3.99
pDev:
30.33%
 
 
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30
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Saber Tooth TigerSaber Tooth Tiger
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Rhinegeist Brewery
Ohio, United States | website

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Saber Tooth Tiger is a Prehistoric IPA that attacks the senses with potent notes of Papaya, Mango and Peach yet finishes it's prey (your palate) with a crisp clean citrus bitterness.

Added by pisano on 08-09-2013

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Reviews: 25 | Ratings: 178
Reviews by pmarlowe:
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of juicebox
4.75/5  rDev +19%

Photo of Cynic-ale
3.9/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of amstokesdb9
4.16/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Zonian1
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Iparedman
4.28/5  rDev +7.3%

Photo of Craftnscotch
4.72/5  rDev +18.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +19%

Photo of Weisenbeer
4.1/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Rhinegeist knows how to do it. This is a great example of a high quality Imperial IPA. Hits all the right notes. Not blown away, but still really, really good.

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Photo of madtreeman
4.09/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ed_from_Ohio
3.75/5  rDev -6%

Photo of Gonzoillini
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of ohiobeer29
3/5  rDev -24.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of wellsnb
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

Photo of blindpiggie
3.01/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Got this from a friend and I really wanted to have good feedback for him. Not sure how this is rated so high. Smelled pretty good and the taste started out nicely fruity but the finish was just a disaster and the warmer it got, the worse it got. Really wanted to like this, but drainpoured halfway through.

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4.19/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This drinks with a great fruity hop personality. I get tropical fruit straight away, than watermelon, mango and oranges. Mid palate is a little danker with some pine and herbal notes. It finishes with nectarines and a caramel maltiness.

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4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.33/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

Photo of CraigTravor
4.1/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of buschbeer
2.27/5  rDev -43.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2

1 PINT, 6 FL OZ bottle
Served in a tulip glass

This beer pours amber with burnt orange highlights and is slightly hazy. It is topped with several inches of beige head that leaves a lot of rocky lacing.

The smell is all malt. This beer is barely over a month old. The hops couldn't have faded that fast could they?

The taste is malty with faded hops.

Medium mouthfeel

What a HUGE disappointment. The release was March 6. There is no way this beer fell off that much in 36 days. This beer had to start out way below average or this was from a release about 9 months ago. It is not good.

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4.75/5  rDev +19%

Photo of Enochase04
4/5  rDev +0.3%

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Saber Tooth Tiger from Rhinegeist Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 25 ratings.