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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

2,457 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,457
Reviews: 835
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 11.86%
Wants: 87
Gots: 285 | FT: 3
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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Photo of Clowerweb
3.73/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 12oz. bottle into a pint glass. Freshness date: 02/21/12

A: Pours a slightly cloudy golden/orange-ish color. Two finger cream colored head with large bubbles that dissipated quickly, leaving a decent but unimpressive lace.

S: Not much of a smell at all, although I'm having a bit of sinus trouble right now. I picked up on some hops and citrus, although even with sinus problems I could tell that this one doesn't have a strong scent.

T: Light hops and fruit with a touch of malt. Finishes dry with bitter hops. A lot less piney than many other IPAs, although I detected just a bit. Could use a little more layers and complexity.

M: Moderate carbonation, just enough to tickle the tongue, dry, definitely has more body than expected, goes down smooth.

O: A pretty decent IPA. The balance isn't bad, it could use a little more nose and I generally prefer a little less bitterness and more depth of flavor. Would drink again.

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4.04/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - golden almost orange color. Nice thick and white creamy head that disappeared quickly.

S - Hoppy, Fruity, Bready, Sweet, Citric....a collision.

T - Nice balance between the hoppiness and the maltiness. A bit of fruity, and citric flavors. Sweet and bitter finish.

O - This is another very solid beer from Great Lakes. I don't think I've had a beer from GL that I don't like. It is as smoot as a babies bottom and is inexpensive enough to be a mainstay in my fridge.k

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I picked up a six of this the other day while looking thru the options at the store. Cracked open a bottle tonite and was pleasantly surprised! Poured out a deep golden into a pilsner glass with a thick rich head that stayed around for quite a spell.
Thick sticky lacing throughout the drink. Smelled of strong hops with a touch of fruits. The taste was nice and bitter with the hops strong and dry at the finish. Somewhat like two hearted only not the grapefruit tones. Mouthfeel was medium to slightly thick while going down smooth. Very drinkable and i could feel a slight buzz after savoring a glass for about 15 minutes. This was very good ipa with a nice balance of flavors and not too expensive. $7.99 a six. I will definitely pick some more of this up as it's about $2.50-$3.00 cheaper than two hearted and very near as good! Nice job Great Lakes!

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2.5/5  rDev -35.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of rlee1390
3.85/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-Almost clear yellow orange, two finger head with some lacing.

S-Mainly citrus hops with some grass notes as well.

T-Starts with citrus sweetness, end with decent bitterness with pine and grassy notes.

M-Medium to light bodied, carbonated and resinous.

O-My first GLBC beer, a solid IPA. Would have liked to seen a little bit more bitterness in there.

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4.09/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: The beer pours a golden color with a nice head that doesnt last very long. There are a lot of bubbles that form and head to the top of the beer and forms a ring around the glass.

S: I really love when you get a lot of hops in the nose. Some regular IPAs smell a lot of malt, but this one has a much strong hop scent. There is also a bit of sweet malt, but it mixes perfect with the hops.

T: I was expecting a lot stronger flavor in this beer. At first I get a nice bit of hops, but it quickly fades into malt. It has a nice taste, but nothing that blows me away.

M: The beer is very smooth for an IPA. It leaves an oily feeling inside of my mouth.

O: This is a very solid beer. I was happy to try this and think that this is one of the better IPAs on the market.

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Great Lakes Commodore Perry IPA from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 2,457 ratings.