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Rye Of The Tiger IPA - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,207 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,207
Reviews: 224
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 11.03%
Wants: 66
Gots: 87 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Great Lakes Brewing Co. visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: cabsandking on 12-07-2006)
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Reviews by mattcrill:
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mattcrill

Ohio

4.66/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Aroma: Lovely clean citrusy and pine-like hop aroma up front. Very inviting. As the beer warms there is a hint of background bready character presumably from the rye. Clean fermentation character. The aroma is very well defined and enjoyable.

Appearance: Light amber pour with a large, dense rocky off-white head. Head retention is excellent.

Flavor: A lovely interplay of spicy, pine, and citrus resin character with a base bready character that interweaves a wonderful blast of goodness to the front and mid-palate. Balance is to the hop bitterness but there is a lovely bready base that serves as a wonderful foundation for all the hop bitterness and flavor to play off of. Finish is clean, crisp, and dry.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Slightly oily. No alcohol heat or astringency.

Overall impression: A wonderful Rye IPA. Probably the best one I've had. Just love how the rye and hop character are knit together. Ranks right up there as one of my faves from GLBC.

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2013 21:45:07 | More by mattcrill
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Serving type: bottle

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Rye Of The Tiger IPA from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 1,207 ratings.