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Great Lakes Commodore Perry IPA - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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Great Lakes Commodore Perry IPAGreat Lakes Commodore Perry IPA

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,132 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,132
Reviews: 811
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.83%
Wants: 72
Gots: 133 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Great Lakes Brewing Co. visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-30-2003)
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MbpBugeye

Ohio

2.88/5  rDev -26%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Best by 12/02/10. Ive had this beer quite a few times before. I didnt even realize I havent given it a review yet.

A- The beer is a pale gold that is very clear. Perfectly white head will achieve a pretty decent size but it will only hold at a thin sheet. Moderate lacing.

S- Hops are the first think I smell. They are mostly citrusy and floral. They are fairly weak, at least compared to IPAs that everyone is used to by now. Malts shine through. They are suspiciously corny and very grainy. Like a bowl of cereal or oatmeal or grits or something.

T- Lots more of that grainy, mealy malt stuff going on. Hops come and try to redeem everything right at the last minute. They give a nice juicy citrus flavor that lasts only briefly. The end is bitter and citrusy.

Serving type: bottle

09-20-2010 07:08:05 | More by MbpBugeye
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ZAP

Minnesota

2.93/5  rDev -24.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A-gold color...frothy white head.

S-Pineapples, and sweet sugary malt....

T-Sweet and sugary malt leads but there is a good bitterness of pink grapefruit and pine. A little of the pineapple too. Just doesn't come together right for me. Almost cloying. Odd flavor balance

M-This is full bodied for an ipa....a little rough around the edges with some hop harshness combined with an odd sweet sugary maltiness.

D-I'm not a big fan of this one. Kind of a mess of an IPA that just does not taste very good to me.

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2010 04:14:12 | More by ZAP
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robhbest

Michigan

2.94/5  rDev -24.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Poured into tulip.

A: Golden yellow with 1 finger white head. Good lacing.

S: Sweet maltiness, not much hoppiness going on here.

T: Watery unbalanced, over malty mess, not a good bridge between hop and malt profiles.

M: Watery, flat and light for the style.

O: Nothing spectacular, not bad, just not good. I'll search for something else next time.

Serving type: bottle

03-16-2013 02:01:16 | More by robhbest
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ZSimon

Virginia

2.98/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Pours unappealingly crystal clear honey-amber with a thin, fizzy head. A nose full of off-flavored hops, with some citrus and maybe, just maybe, a touch of old cabbage. Taste is loads of tangeriney hops up front, with just enough of a malt backbone to counterbalance. Stickiness prevails in the finish, leaving me searching for something redeeming in the only meh-worthy Great Lakes offering I've ever encountered. If hops and/or Great Lakes is your thing, stick to Burning River.

Serving type: bottle

08-14-2009 02:46:58 | More by ZSimon
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TTripp725

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -22.9%

04-28-2013 05:10:26 | More by TTripp725
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xdefeatsy

Ohio

3/5  rDev -22.9%

02-20-2012 20:34:01 | More by xdefeatsy
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Beerandraiderfan

Nevada

3/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Not the best Great Lakes effort. Very orange, looks good. Aroma was a bit of a put off. I may have an old(er) bottle.

Taste, very one dimensional, not balanced, just bitter. Little hop feel, lots of bitterness. Alcohol isn't over the top, but rears its head enough to be slightly disagreeable. Could use some depth to it. A decent price, but the Burning River is so much more enjoyable. Still have 3 more in the 6er, but 1/2 way down, its nothing to write home about.

Serving type: bottle

05-22-2010 04:57:00 | More by Beerandraiderfan
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rolandboy

Michigan

3/5  rDev -22.9%

11-13-2012 04:33:21 | More by rolandboy
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SeriousALEment

Ohio

3/5  rDev -22.9%

02-26-2012 21:57:44 | More by SeriousALEment
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TooGood

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -22.9%

03-16-2014 12:28:08 | More by TooGood
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ambiguousfigures

Ohio

3/5  rDev -22.9%

07-20-2014 19:43:25 | More by ambiguousfigures
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matjack85

Illinois

3/5  rDev -22.9%

02-11-2013 20:00:09 | More by matjack85
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Noelito76

New York

3/5  rDev -22.9%

04-05-2014 14:04:33 | More by Noelito76
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sdonegan

Illinois

3/5  rDev -22.9%

02-21-2013 03:09:56 | More by sdonegan
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bstyle

Indiana

3/5  rDev -22.9%

11-15-2011 07:06:43 | More by bstyle
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jonaspb

Ohio

3/5  rDev -22.9%

07-28-2013 11:40:00 | More by jonaspb
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J2t645

Michigan

3/5  rDev -22.9%

03-09-2014 15:53:56 | More by J2t645
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SickNukes

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -22.9%

05-21-2012 18:19:06 | More by SickNukes
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WKole81

Illinois

3/5  rDev -22.9%

05-25-2013 04:40:22 | More by WKole81
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prisoner1572

Illinois

3/5  rDev -22.9%

05-10-2012 18:54:56 | More by prisoner1572
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KillaB

Illinois

3/5  rDev -22.9%

01-29-2013 06:53:39 | More by KillaB
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Trapipa

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -22.9%

02-24-2014 01:23:43 | More by Trapipa
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atrich0608


3/5  rDev -22.9%

06-19-2012 14:04:31 | More by atrich0608
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RollTide7

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -22.9%

04-10-2013 23:45:01 | More by RollTide7
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Bluesman2383

Illinois

3/5  rDev -22.9%

01-20-2014 03:24:45 | More by Bluesman2383
Great Lakes Commodore Perry IPA from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
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