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Great Lakes Commodore Perry IPA - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

2,388 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,388
Reviews: 825
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 12.08%
Wants: 81
Gots: 223 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I bought a 6-pack of this stuff on a whim tonight and I'm currently on my 3rd. I hope the review isn't too shaky

Stamped 12/11/12.

Presently, this is the #6 ranked English IPA in the world. Rock on!

Served in a Delirium Tremens shaped-glass.

A: Poured a crystal clear, two shades darker than gold color, with a whopping 2 finger head that clung to the glass and them some.

S: Sort of a fruit yeast mixture, with both playing a fine-tunes duet. Man, I'd love to bake some bread with this stuff!

T: VERY fruit forward in sort of an "Alpha King" kinda way, with some grapefruit staining the teeth on the back end. The yeast was fresh and inviting.

M: Not too bitter, but much more bitter than the Brits ever envisioned. The lacing was ridiculous and the brew itself was perfectly balance... except for the fact that it's not.

O: I can't believe it's taken me so long to get around and try this brew. Absolutely outstanding!

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a glass mug.

A: Golden yellow with two-finger, foamy white head that lasted a couple of minutes. Okay lacing.

S: Strong citrus hop aroma. Not much toast or malt.

T: Light sweetness and moderate bitterness. Citrus hops and a bit more toasty than the nose suggested.

M: Medium bodied with fizzy carbonation. Smooth.

O: At first, I was expecting something more like an English Pale ale, but this is definitely an English IPA. A solid beer.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Dark golden brew with a 1/2 finger of white head that has moderate retention and leaves a fair amount of lacing.

S: A moderate amount of malts is there, and is necessary to stand up to the heavy hit of bright, citrusy hops.

T: Big sweet malts start of the brew and bring a slightly grainy, toasty flavor. They give way to the hops, which bring a welcome bitterness and a slightly piney flavor. the finish is dry and pleasantly bitter. The alcohol is amazingly well hidden for 7.5%

M: Moderate body, a decent amount of carbonation. It is slightly oily.

O: there is honestly nothing that stands out about this beer in terms of flavor, other than the fact that it is a remarkably well balanced IPA. The taste is an excellent blend of malts and hops, and I'm not one to complain about 7.5% ABV. Definitely a solid delivery.

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Great Lakes Commodore Perry IPA from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 2,388 ratings.