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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

2,203 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,203
Reviews: 814
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.83%
Wants: 75
Gots: 160 | 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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brn9000

Illinois

3/5  rDev -22.9%

03-03-2012 18:16:30 | More by brn9000
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yamar68

Minnesota

3.4/5  rDev -12.6%

Poured from 12oz bottle to mug:

Pours a peachy gold with a fat fluffy white head and tons of needlepoint beading. Smells nice - bits of grapefruit and orange peel backed by slightly nutty, bready malts. On the tongue, it’s less aggressive than many others of its genre. Without knowing, I’d probably label this one an American Pale. It’s satisfying, nevertheless. Nicely balanced and drinkable.

03-03-2012 00:58:52 | More by yamar68
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Zachtheporter

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -22.9%

03-02-2012 03:42:28 | More by Zachtheporter
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BdubleEdubleRUN

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

03-01-2012 14:40:15 | More by BdubleEdubleRUN
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JimmytheSaintPSU

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.8%

02-29-2012 05:09:52 | More by JimmytheSaintPSU
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BeerNutz324

Iowa

3.1/5  rDev -20.3%

12 oz bottle into a pint glass

Ap- pours a clear amber color with decent head retention.

Ar- grapefruit and yeast

T- a little bit of hops and some grapefruit/citrus but I get more of a "hefewiezen" taste to me. Not really what I expected from an IPA. This beer hides the 7.5% alcohol really well.

M- good carbonation, light/medium body.

O- one of the few beers from GL that I am not impressed with. Tastes more like a Hefewiezen than an IPA to me. Not one I would seek out again. Pretty disapointed as a matter of fact.

02-29-2012 01:38:45 | More by BeerNutz324
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MaximalC

Illinois

3.65/5  rDev -6.2%

Pours a deep, burnt amber color with good clarity. Head is only moderate, even with a vigorous pour, and disappates in short order. The aroma is fantastic--fruity, clean, and just enough pine to grab your attention without overpowering the gentler scents. The flavor is pretty much what you would expect from a solid IPA--bitter, fairly piney, without a whole lot else going on. Pretty good as far as IPA's go, but they aren't a style I typically enjoy, so I can't give the taste a ringing endorsement in the grand scheme of things. Overall, a nice yet unremarkable representative of its style.

02-29-2012 01:34:52 | More by MaximalC
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Fitzmke

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.8%

02-28-2012 01:56:52 | More by Fitzmke
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mercatonero

Oregon

3/5  rDev -22.9%

02-28-2012 00:22:33 | More by mercatonero
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beerme626

Kentucky

3.53/5  rDev -9.3%

A: Moderate, proud gold with busty, foamy head that stays strong. Medium bubbles complement nicely

S: Hoppy, a bit floral, but generally difficult to smell. Maybe I'm just stuffed up.

T: Hoppy without the intense bitterness. A bit of citrus on the end. Tasty and clean, but not too powerful.

M: Very tingly and carbonated on the tongue. A blast of alcohol and hops on the back as it washes down.

O: Good. Not my favorite, but a solid, consistent IPA.

02-28-2012 00:21:08 | More by beerme626
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elBecko

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -10%

02-28-2012 00:20:18 | More by elBecko
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SeriousALEment

Ohio

3/5  rDev -22.9%

02-26-2012 21:57:44 | More by SeriousALEment
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sublim3


4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

02-26-2012 18:32:57 | More by sublim3
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craftbeer31

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +2.8%

02-25-2012 17:56:55 | More by craftbeer31
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tdm168

North Carolina

3.98/5  rDev +2.3%

Pours a bright yellow with a big mountain of soft, white head that has great retention. The nose has a sweet, bready, malty aroma with some faint hops in the background. The flavor has a big malty backbone that is bready and a little sweet, almost birthday cake like. The hop character is mildly citrusy, but big and bitter, and it dominates the finish. The mouthfeel is medium bodied and smooth with just the right amount of carbonation.

This is a nice IPA. I like the big malty backbone. The hops are solid and are a nice match to the malts. This is well balanced, smooth, and very drinkable.

02-24-2012 23:44:00 | More by tdm168
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Jaybirdsbeer

Ohio

1.5/5  rDev -61.4%

02-24-2012 22:49:21 | More by Jaybirdsbeer
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SHCC

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -10%

02-22-2012 02:48:49 | More by SHCC
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xdefeatsy

Ohio

3/5  rDev -22.9%

02-20-2012 20:34:01 | More by xdefeatsy
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cynical1027

Ohio

4/5  rDev +2.8%

02-20-2012 16:30:14 | More by cynical1027
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Farky87

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

02-19-2012 23:07:00 | More by Farky87
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firebeer06

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

02-19-2012 22:50:45 | More by firebeer06
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OleLouIPA

Michigan

4/5  rDev +2.8%

02-19-2012 00:39:24 | More by OleLouIPA
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Rhynes2

Ohio

4.48/5  rDev +15.2%

I love Great Lakes and I also love IPA's so I found this beer to be amazing. This brew has a nice straw color and nice two finger head that laces nicely down the sides of the glass. There are some light citrus notes present on the nose. The taste has a nice and light hop spiciness that fits the alcohol content very well. I buy this brew all the time and would recommend this one to anybody.

02-18-2012 23:20:25 | More by Rhynes2
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Jonnymet21

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +2.8%

02-18-2012 13:27:34 | More by Jonnymet21
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jharkins07

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -10%

02-17-2012 21:45:08 | More by jharkins07
Great Lakes Commodore Perry IPA from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
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