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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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very good

2,255 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,255
Reviews: 818
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.83%
Wants: 77
Gots: 180 | 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%

ccozzi, May 30, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Troville1990, May 29, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

ALLISON01, May 27, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -42.2%

TheBigBoy, May 25, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

GeoffreyM, May 25, 2012
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3/5  rDev -22.9%

SickNukes, May 21, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Romulux, May 20, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

TruaxMJ, May 20, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

IPAchris, May 19, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

ACorts, May 18, 2012
Photo of Luigi
4.6/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Pours out a mild hazy orange color with a massive off white head. Holds three fingers at first and then settles down to a thick blanket of foam and chunky lacing. The head retention stays until the last sip.

The aroma is full of citrus and floral aroma, with a nice balance of bread like malt and mild alcohol sweetness.

the first flavor to hit the palate is the rich citrus notes. Grape fruit and orange hint from a complex mild sour flavor with a sweetness from the malt. The alcohol does have it's role in bringing a balanced flavor.

Medium bodied and easy to drink, but take it slow at 7.5% ABV

Over all this is one of finest IPA's in America. I would buy this ale again and again!! Cream of the crop.

Luigi, May 18, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

Mack2012, May 17, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Nate, May 16, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

Mississippi, May 16, 2012
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3.95/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a clear orange with a white head that lingers and laces.

Smells of bready, astringent grapefruit and some other floral notes.

Taste is bready, cracker stone fruit that goes into a more grassy and floral middle before ending on a bitter, slightly spicy hop note with lingering sweetness.

Medium to lighter body with overly present alcohol. Oddly boozy.

A fine enough IPA that is malty and hoppy with notes of spice and stone fruit but too boozy for its own good.

TenHornsProud, May 13, 2012
Photo of cragus
3.73/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

355mL bottle into snifter
A - Pours a clear golden amber with a finger of rapidly dissipating head and no lacing.
S - Grapefruit, soap, apple, very light note of cherry
T - Citrusy hops, grape, apple, and a surprising amount of maltiness for an IPA.
M - Moderate body with low carbonation.
O - A tasty beer. A bit maltier and less citrusy than I usually like IPAs, but tasty nonetheless.

cragus, May 12, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

KimbarkBrewCrew, May 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

jaay, May 11, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Piason, May 11, 2012
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3/5  rDev -22.9%

prisoner1572, May 10, 2012
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3.68/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle into tulip. Courtesy of my brother. No date on the bottle.

A- Slightly hazy bright orange pour with a two finger sticky off white head. Lacing is chunky and sticky.

S- Sweet malts, peaches, mango and strawberry. Slight pine. There is a subtle spiciness to it (almost like it had rye added to it)

T- Sweet peaches, grapefruit and a little pine. Malt backing is chewy with a lingering bitter finish and a touch of alcohol.

M- Light to medium body, good carbonation and a touch of alcohol warmth.

O- Surprised I've never tried this before. I am more of a West coast American IPA but this was enjoyable.

korguy123, May 09, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

InsuranceGuy, May 07, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

keenan41, May 06, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

antoines15, May 06, 2012
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3.95/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes taken at a cask party.

Semi-hazed orange-ish amber in color just like most other IPAs on the market, a slim ring of foam for a head, some minor lacing left behind. Aroma and flavor both contained an very high amount of orange and grapefruit peel to pine resin ratio over the top of a balancing toffee malt. Hits the sweet-bitter balance and really close to the smoother texture / medium carbonation I prefer in my IPAs. Mainly this one is memorable for the citrus peel focus over other kinds of hopping.

WastingFreetime, May 06, 2012
Great Lakes Commodore Perry IPA from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 2,255 ratings.