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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

2,254 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,254
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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3.5/5  rDev -10%

jharkins07, Feb 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

BrewCaveDweller, Feb 17, 2012
Photo of JohnnyMc
4.38/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

It has a nice fruity and herbal type of aroma, with a nice full hop flavor. Surprisingly mild for an IPA, but refreshing at the same time.

Very drinkable for an IPA and extremely balanced between the hops and bitterness. Another great brew from the geniuses at Great Lakes.

JohnnyMc, Feb 16, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

IPAnoah, Feb 13, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

Edgewater, Feb 12, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

mscott1975, Feb 12, 2012
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3/5  rDev -22.9%

Garlicjosh, Feb 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

SteelCityHops89, Feb 11, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

Crstumpf, Feb 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

spark3148857, Feb 10, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

DirtyDanglr66, Feb 10, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

BHansen214, Feb 09, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

daverdave, Feb 09, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

JayDub12, Feb 08, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

LJWalker, Feb 08, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

mpdrago, Feb 06, 2012
Photo of RoamingGnome
3.8/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 12 oz bottle into CBS snifter.

A) Light amber, pretty clear, just a slight haze. There was a good finger of white head. The head settled to a nice cap, with plenty of lacing initially.

S) This had a pretty sweet aroma. I picked up canned peaches and some mandarin orange. There was very light pine.

T) Good malt/hops balance. This starts out with some malt sweetness, bitterness follows with some light pine and citrus + citrus rind. There was a little bit of booze too.

M) A medium body and nicely carbonated. Really quite smooth to the finish, which is somewhat dry. The aftertaste is of fruit and a little alcohol.

O) Another nice offering from Great Lakes. This was a very enjoyable English IPA. I would gladly recommend.

RoamingGnome, Feb 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

andrewj17, Feb 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

satownsend, Feb 05, 2012
Photo of CooperEllis
3.1/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

The review for this beer came to me in a dream. And I forgot it in another dream.

12oz bottle into 8oz taster.

Just inches of fluffy white on top. It's eggshell colored and eggwhite consistency. But the beer is nearly clear. Brite, but essentially translucent.

A little hay, a little lemon and not much else in the nose. The empty bottle smells delicious, though. Mandarin orange, sugar, rich malt. Too bad none of that made it into the glass.

It's bitter. It's crisp. It's clean. A touch of pine at the end. Otherwise, the taste is pretty "meh". And I freaking love this brewery just for giving us Ed Fitz. So "meh" is tough to write.

Light on the mouthfeel. There isn't much carb, but there is too much bitterness and it lingers. It's not 'the style' that is the problem. I happen to love this style, but this misses the mark. Not good for an English IPA, and not particularly better if viewed as an American IPA. One note.

It's passable but there isn't much here. Many many offerings in the English IPA category I'd reach for before this.


CooperEllis, Feb 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

djtomain, Feb 04, 2012
Photo of chefhatt
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This one looks very inviting when poured into a glass. It has a nice goldne color body with a nice 1"finger of creamy white head, that hangs around for a while. The smell is of piney, with some citrus coming through. The taste is bitter of hops but the malt come in to give it a nice balance. Also i get some citrus on the back of the tongue. The mouth feel is great and overall this is a excellent English IPA.

chefhatt, Feb 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

dmorgan310, Feb 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

BlackDrongo, Feb 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

TCgoalie, Feb 03, 2012
Great Lakes Commodore Perry IPA from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 2,254 ratings.