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Great Lakes Commodore Perry IPA - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
Great Lakes Commodore Perry IPAGreat Lakes Commodore Perry IPA

Educational use only; do not reuse.
very good

2,429 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,429
Reviews: 830
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 12.08%
Wants: 84
Gots: 263 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-30-2003

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -10%

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3.88/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Golden-hued copper with a slight creamy and bubbly foam head. Decent retention and good lacing that clings to the glass.

S: Fruity with pineapple, grapefruit, and orchard fruits (when cold) and floral elements. Bread-like malt and noticeable spices. Fresh and crisp.

T: Similar to aroma with a bread-like malt backbone complimented with citrus, tropical, and floral qualities. Spices of ginger and pepper provide a slight prickly hotness. Delicious.

M: Med-full bodied with medium carbonation. Oily with a solid bittersweet feel throughout.

D: A bit like a winter seasonal beer (with spices and malt) but with refreshing and diverse fruit qualities. Tasty and fairly complex.

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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.7/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Medium golden pour, huge off-white head, quickly dying down with good lacing. Smell of earthy hops, grapefruit, and somewhat sweet - perhaps brown sugar or something similar. Taste is very bitter compared to the nose, hops are somewhat unique in their funkiness, with an herbal taste that fades quickly into a clean citrus. Mouthfeel is average for an IPA, though not as balanced as I'd like. A solid brew, but my least favorite Great Lakes I've had yet, theres just too many competitors in the region that have a better balance and depth, for me, to recommend this as an IPA over others readily available.

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3.5/5  rDev -10%

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4.1/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled served in a weizen glass

A - Clear golden/orange amber with a 1 finger foamy white head with good retention and excellent lacing.

S - Strong caramel notes and little earthy, muddy funk, with citrus and grassy hops and very sweet malt

T - Surprisingly bitter given the sweet light nose, this IPA is no joke. Sweet floral and caramel malt at the start swing into a dramatic strong grassy, herbal, very bitter hops finish. It is like hang gliding gently through a valley then slamming into a rock face. Really neat beer experience.

M - Medium body, moderate carbonation, creamy.

O - Very dynamic better, and very bitter for an English IPA. Really dig the herbal and earthy tones.

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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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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.

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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Great Lakes Commodore Perry IPA from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 2,429 ratings.