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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

2,238 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,238
Reviews: 816
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 12.08%
Wants: 79
Gots: 171 | 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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4/5  rDev +2.8%

hockenbeer, Jun 28, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Vlaminck, Jun 27, 2012
Photo of flagmantho
3.58/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 12oz bottle into a pint glass. Label says best by 7/3/12, so we're good.

Appearance: pale orange hue with a light effervescence and a light haze. Head is nearly two fingers of frothy ivory foam. Nice looking, and stylistically accurate.

Smell: dank and musty aroma of earthy, funky hops with a sweet malt backbone underneath. Not bad, but just a bit too murky for my taste.

Taste: sweet malt with lots of funky hop flavor, as in the aroma. Bitterness is on the low side. Not bad, but it's not very clean; the hops seem muddled and not optimal.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a good level of carbonation and a good creaminess. I like this.

Overall: a decent enough beer, but its flavors are muddled and not ideal.

flagmantho, Jun 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

fishkab, Jun 27, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

davidIPA, Jun 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

adamant1912, Jun 27, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

Tracker83, Jun 26, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -61.4%

Mudawg, Jun 26, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -29.3%

Snodman, Jun 25, 2012
Photo of rangerred
3.6/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a hazy dark gold with a half finger white head. Not too good head retention but pretty decent lacing.

The aroma has lots of citrus, especially pineapple and oranges, and some sweet bready notes.

The flavor is a little bit lighter on the citrus but it is still present with orange and just a little bit of pineapple this time. There is the slightest hint of toffee and would along with some alcohol towards the finish. Bitterness is fairly high throughout and lingers on the back of the throat.

Overall, a tasty IPA but a little less malty than I was hoping for from an English IPA. Still, the malt that is there fits well and all in all, I would have this again.

rangerred, Jun 25, 2012
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3.2/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a bright golden color. Extremely heavy on the malts, though the after-taste resembles citrus wrapped in a tootsie roll. Nicely balanced. Tastes better than it smells -- but that's often the case for English IPA's like this. A recommended purchase, though Great Lakes has produced better.

Mineo, Jun 25, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

dbert21, Jun 24, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

smulford68, Jun 19, 2012
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3/5  rDev -22.9%

atrich0608, Jun 19, 2012
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DruC4, Jun 18, 2012
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carteravebrew, Jun 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

bplzip, Jun 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

rabiddawg, Jun 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

discdueler, Jun 16, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

blake58, Jun 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

whatname, Jun 14, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

coz, Jun 13, 2012
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jwat, Jun 13, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

dlin0sbb, Jun 12, 2012
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Jupitersample, Jun 09, 2012
Great Lakes Commodore Perry IPA from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 2,238 ratings.