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Rye Of The Tiger IPA - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

Rye Of The Tiger IPARye Of The Tiger IPA

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

852 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 852
Reviews: 184
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 11.47%


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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brentk56

North Carolina

3.79/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Pours a hazy goldenrod with a meringue-like head that sticks and shards

Smell: Biscuity malt with a hint of caramel buttressed by piney hops; the spicy rye twist completes the profile

Taste: Malt forward, up front, with the biscuit and slight caramel tones arriving; though the hint of caramel persists from start to finish, the middle is dominated by the piney hops and spicy rye; somewhat dry, after the swallow, despite the caramel

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: An interesting twist on the IPA concept though I would prefer the beer to be dryer and crisper

Serving type: bottle

05-25-2013 23:08:19 | More by brentk56
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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Tap: Poured a clear dark golden color ale with a small foamy head with medium retention and minimal lacing. Aroma of spicy rye notes with some citrus hops notes. Taste is dominated by citrus notes with some spicy rye malt with light bitter finish. Body is a bit light with good carbonation. Not bad just a little bit softer then I was expecting with rye not coming out as much as expected.

Serving type: bottle

05-17-2013 20:17:30 | More by Phyl21ca
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BEERchitect

Kentucky

3.95/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

With the broad spicy rye grain at its centerpiece, the well defined attributes of the underlying American IPA does more than support the guest grain, but helps to accent its earthen spice and to ground its pungent dirtiness.

Pouring a burnish gold color, the beer reads much like any other well constructed IPA. Hazy from suspended hop matter, but it's exactly those oils and proteins that aid in the tremendous head formation, retention, and sticky lace that follows.

Hops immediately command attention with its strong citrusy aromas penetrate the olfactory sense. Grapefruit, lemon, orange zest, and lemongrass abound- but then there's the spiciness and pungency of rye that seems slightly husky with notes of pepper and bark. Background sweeter and softer notes seem fructose-like and supplements the citric notions as well.

Flavors of hops rise first with a quick pang to the front of the mouth with tastes of plump white grapefruit, zested lemons and oranges. Citrus turns bitter at mid palate to coat the mouth with resinous citrus bite. All supported by just enough malt sweetness to add a juicy character to the fruit taste and offer a more rounded palate. The embedded rye both amplifies the spice, peppercorn, woody earth flavors of hops while giving the malts a "whole grain" character, and in essence bringing the beer together at the center.

Medium bodied, but with it's absolute resin dryness, fleeting malt, and warm alcohols- it's easy to interpret the textures as milder. While the hops deliver a smooth bitterness, the rye interrupts with the slight astringency of grain hulls for an unsettled bite to accompany the clean bitterness to finish.

Generally not a fan of rye, I admit that the steely grain complements American hops very well. But I'm hesitant to dismiss the harsher bite of the grain as "rye character" because hops often does the same without the same forgiveness.

Serving type: on-tap

08-28-2012 03:23:01 | More by BEERchitect
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Thorpe429

Illinois

3.88/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Huge thanks to RyanMcFly1985 for going out of his way and grabbing a growler of this for me.

Pours a hazed orange copper color with a nice off white head. Smell is pretty pungent with some nice citrus hops loaded with grapefruit along with some floral notes. A bit of spiciness I assume comes from the rye and a touch of sweet caramel malt. The taste draws back quite a bit from the nose. Nice flavor bouquet, but not quite as pungent and hop-forward as I was expecting from the nose. Mouthfeel is nice and dry with a medium body. Drinkability is nice. Enough going on to keep me back and the nose is quite wonderful.

Serving type: growler

09-28-2010 11:09:35 | More by Thorpe429
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oberon

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Gr4eat to see this beer down here in NC.Poured into a standard pint glass a clear medium golden with a nicely formed half finger white head that clung to the glass it settled.Aromas are on the lighter side with grapefruit rind and mild rye sharpness detected.Flavors of leafy hops with a tinge of grapfruit rind although not in your face,the rye gives off some sharpness,there is a firm biscuit maltiness that plays a role as well.A solid beer to be expected from GLB but not great.

Serving type: bottle

05-20-2013 21:10:27 | More by oberon
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TMoney2591

Illinois

4.1/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Served in a Lagunitas mason jaqr.

I remember really enjoying this when I rushed through it last July right before a Cubs game (and a goddamn rainout, no less!), so hopegully things haven't changed all that much. It pours a clear brass topped by two fingers of cream foam. The nose comprises bright grapefruit zest, cardamom, sweet caramel, light pine resin, and a sprinkling of cinnamon. The taste brings in more of the same, along with lemon rind and a kiss of that distinctive spiciness that unmasks the rye to the world of my tongue. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a drying finish. Overall, a very nice RIPA, one that hearteningly shows that my memory hasn't completely abandoned me yet.

Serving type: bottle

04-20-2013 06:09:43 | More by TMoney2591
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MasterSki

Illinois

4.47/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On-tap at Binny's South Loop taproom. Served in a Bell's tulip.

A - A half-finger of off-white foam that dissipates to a thin ring and light haze, and leaves some spotty lacing. The body is a hazy orange peach color.

S - Rye and sugary malt. Tons of centennial hops contributing plenty of citrus rind, grapefruit, and a touch of cattiness. Quite potent and delicious.

T - Zesty rye, fresh oranges, grapefruit, multi-grain bread malt. The bitterness mounts pretty quickly, but never gets out of hand. This stuff is dope!

M - Smooth, light carbonation zest, dry resiny finish. Body is medium-light, but sufficient for the style and ABV.

D - I had two, and strongly considered having a third. Why isn't this bottled? I think I like this more than Red's Rye. Seriously, if this came in four or six-packs it'd be a regular in my fridge.

Serving type: on-tap

04-13-2010 00:13:41 | More by MasterSki
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WesWes

New York

4.21/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

The beer pours a hazy, deep golden color with a thick frothy white head that slowly fades to lacing. The aroma is good. It has a nice, balanced scent that boasts of pale and rye malts; sweet with a touch of spiciness. The hop character is mild, yet the citrus character is noticeable. The taste is awesome! It has a stiff hop bitterness up front along with a solid malt base that adds depth and a mild spicy character. It's smooth and easy drinking, yet high enough in abv that you need only a few. The mouthfeel is fine. It is a medium/full bodied beer with adequate/good carbonation. This is a very good rye IPA. It's bold enough to be interesting, yet drinkable to someone who's new to the style.

Serving type: bottle

05-13-2013 21:51:12 | More by WesWes
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

4.18/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This poured out as a slightly hazy orange color. The head is white and creamy looking. The lacing and retention are pretty good. The smell is really nice, fruity and slightly spicy but just really pleasent. The taste is pretty good, plenty of rye spice with hops flooding the taste buds. The mouthfeel is thick and oily with a nice carbonation. Overall I'd actually like to have this one again. I'd like to enjoy it over a longer period of time. I really enjoyed it.

Serving type: bottle

04-17-2013 03:26:53 | More by Knapp85
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

4.13/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Lots of lacing on this one. Seems rare that I see this from beers anymore.

The beer carries a clearly hearty tone, but it still comes off as smooth. Burning rye character is prevalent. Feel is slick, kind of thick, and smooth. Carbonation seems to fill the mouth a bit and rest on the tongue.

Pretty easy to drink for a rye. Another good one from GLBC.

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2013 22:25:32 | More by RblWthACoz
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WVbeergeek

Ohio

3.99/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Please approve this new spring/summer release beer label it's coming out in 12 packs, the long awaited Rye of the Tiger IPA finally hits shelves and for some reason I wasn't even looking for it when I rounded the corner at the grocery store and boom there it was one of my white whales from Great Lakes. Copper amber bodied beer with a slight off white head forming thick and creamy just like most of the beer guys in the tasting groups. Aroma has rye spiciness with big rounded caramel malts and citrus hops rounding out the group. A big air of hop bitterness arises to the forefront of my nares wanting nothing but righteous hops and barley to complement and coincide with each other the way this beer does. The nose smells of citrus and beer paraphernalia, great tasting rye IPA. Goes down so smooth it's dangerous so dangerous, I'm a lover not a fighter, but the Rye of the Tiger brings out the Survivor boxer in me that I didn't know existed. Greetings IPA fans this is a hopheads type of beer especially on draft less bitter waves of citrus peels with a tad more malt and rye spiciness.

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2013 19:15:53 | More by WVbeergeek
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.96/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

tons of rye here, this is a bomb, its got an orange rusting color, perfectly clear and glowing, with an inch of lacey white head with excellent staying power. the nose is real spicy from the rye, notes of pepper and toasted cumin assault my nose, while other sweeter grains also come in. hops are big and bold, west coast style, sappy and dank, but not overtly bitter. the taste is more well rounded and blended out than the nose, with the heavy rye really working well with the fruity elements of the hops, which remind me of fresh cut melon, maple candy, and pumpernickel bread. the finish is all hops, bitter and intense, almost adding salt to the wounds of the spicy rye, which can be felt but not tasted in the finish. good feel, but a bit heavy to be an all day drink for me, filling and strong. I like the soft carbonation and the cask texture of this beer, and would love to experience it in that format. another solid offering from great lakes, who seems to be getting better and better here in recent years.

Serving type: on-tap

07-17-2013 19:39:42 | More by StonedTrippin
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Jason

Massachusetts

3.78/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12oz brown bottle with a freshness date.

Hazed peachy amber, two fingers of head holds strong. Aromas of mint, hemp seed, grapefruit rind, pine sap, fresh grass, toasted grain, mild spice, yeast and some tropical fruity esters. Big on smoothness, subtle crispness, medium bodied. Warming alcohol, spicy, biscuity, semi-agressive hop bitterness, nutty yeast, pithy, cactus fruit, bready undertone. Bitter semi-dry finish.

Pretty complex, a whole lot for the palate to take on but I certainly can handle it. Very much an IPA and the rye element works.

Serving type: bottle

05-09-2013 01:33:29 | More by Jason
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stakem

Pennsylvania

3.14/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Thanks to Kegatron for gifting me with a bottle of this. The brew pours a clouded copper color with more than a finger of yellowish stained froth. The cap slowly fades leaving a full wall of webby lace sticking to the glass. Taking a closer look, you can see fine particles of yeast stuck in solution despite a careful pour.

The aroma opens up a little awkward with notes of sulfur and something like cheese. Some dirty footy grain mixes with a mild toasty appeal of rye. As the brew warms up, some hints of grass, herbs and rindy hop quality come through. Some whiffs impart a solid focus of solvent alcohol.

The flavor of this brew has a bit of sulfur aspect, cheese and mild vegetative quality overtop a fresh almost cereal grain sweetness that is toasty. More sips reveal quite a bit of bitterness with almost a dirty melon flavoring that borders on vegetative. The bitterness is pretty aggressive with an oily cling that is mildly catty and pine-like. The alcohol gets more intense with every sip having a sort of neutral solvent aspect.

This is a medium bodied brew with a modest amount of carbonation. Admittedly this was a little rough going down. I typically enjoy rye ipas but there was something strange going on in this one with an awkward dirty melon or vegetative feel that I just didnt really dig. I appreciate the chance to try this Heath, I just dont think i would be quick to buy any more of this.

Serving type: bottle

04-26-2013 01:23:32 | More by stakem
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle. Drank in April 2013. Clear golden copper with a finger of smooth and rich off-white head. Robust sticky lacing. Smells fresh and floral, with some accompanying notes of grapefruit, lemon and dankness. Rye adds a soft doughy and spicy feel to the nose. Those hops really give this a fresh leafy character. The taste has a fresh grassy bitterness, with green citrus flavors and rye across the back, which lingers a bit in the mouth. This is dry, spicy, grainy and bitter all wrapped up in one. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with a firm sharpness to the carbonation that expands out in the mouth. Alcohol is well hid. This is a really nice take on a Rye IPA with a well-rounded mix of flavors from those malts and hops. Its super drinkable too for the size. Recommended.

Serving type: bottle

09-05-2013 21:33:36 | More by Kegatron
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Beerandraiderfan

Nevada

3.9/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Broke out a bottle of this before the SDSU/Nevada game. It was Shipley's last home win for the Wolfpack.

Pours a light mild orange and darker yellow. Looks nice, Great Lakes have never had a hard time making a professional looking beer. Aroma was mild on the rye, Simcoe hops were in good use, but not overly heavy handed about it. Fruit leaning aromas from the hops, grapefruit & tangelo.

Taste and body of the beer was lighter on the feet than expected with the rye, the rye is not heavy or plentiful apparently. But that is not to say the beer is compromised in any way, it just means its actually a little easier to drink than I may have expected, smoother flowing, higher carbonation to the mouthfeel. Hides the alcohol quite well. If you were expecting a rye heavy beer, you are probably disappointed.

I liked it. I don't think west coast ipa's are great lakes strength, but they showed they can make a good one here.

Serving type: bottle

05-20-2013 23:28:47 | More by Beerandraiderfan
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

4.23/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Rye Of The Tiger
Great Lakes Brewing Company
Style: Rye Beer
ABV: 7.50 %

LOOK: Pours a light copper color, good amount of frothy foam and lace stickage. Good clarity, appears well carbonated.

SMELL: Citrus upfront, mildly grainy and bready but definitely smells like an IPA. A bit of hay and sweetness are perceivable.

TASTE: Firmly bitter, with solid grapefruit rind notes and a complimentary rye spiciness and bite. Lots of hop flavor and the malts used are standard pale biscuity malt for an IPA like beer. Drinks much like an IPA and the rye added works well.

FEEL: Medium bodied, well carbonated, crisp, and drying.

OVERALL: An impressive hop focused beer from Great Lakes. Word would have it that this will be a new seasonal product in the upcoming spring/summer months.

Serving type: on-tap

08-17-2012 23:08:55 | More by Stinkypuss
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smakawhat

Maryland

3.91/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle into a Dogfish Head Ale glass. Good till June 25th 2013.

Real nice looking beer. Deep copper body, somewhat clear with slow rising carbonation, hints of red hues. Head makes about three fingers, and settles to about a finger sized puck. Off white colored, a little soapy.

Bouquet is a bit subdued and subtle. Small spicy malt, a strange salty character, and hints of earthy like hops a bit. Not sure where this is going.

Sharp mid palate of spicy malt. Woody and twiggy bark like with a large bitterness hop finish. Hop bitterness matches the spicy rye character and has a very burning pleasurable quality. Sharp wooden toasty malts and a very dry character, but with some depth to match. Earth and pine dominate after some time, with barely a hint of sweetness.

Overall it may not be my ultimate beer style these Rye based IPAs, but I seem to be enjoying this one.

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2013 02:00:51 | More by smakawhat
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mothman

United Kingdom (Wales)

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Beige head. Color is a dark golden orange.

A big juicy fruit profile. Orange and citrus flavors. Tangerines. A lot of rye and bready malt flavors. Way too much. It takes away from the hops. The hops are very floral.

Mouthfeel: Bitter and dry. Medium bodied. Ends sticky.

Overall, I liked the nose much better than the taste because the nose was more fruit and hop forward. I still enjoyed this a bit.

Serving type: bottle

05-06-2013 23:17:03 | More by mothman
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superspak

Michigan

4.1/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12 ounce bottle into tulip glass, best before 6/16/2013. Pours lightly cloudy golden amber color with a 1-2 finger dense off white head with fantastic retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice soapy lacing clings on the glass. Aromas of grapefruit, orange zest, tangerine, passionfruit, floral, pine, light caramel, bread, and light rye. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of hop and malt notes; not too much rye in the nose, mostly hop forward. Taste of grapefruit, tangerine, orange zest, orange rind, floral, pine, spicy rye, light caramel, bread, and floral earthiness. Fair amount of piney citrus bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of citrus, citrus zest, pine, floral, spicy rye, light caramel, and floral earthiness on the finish for a while. Very nice complexity of hop flavors; with a nice balance of malts with moderate rye spiciness, and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a lightly creamy and sticky mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a slight warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is an excellent Rye IPA. Nice balance and complexity of hop flavors with rye spiciness; and very smooth to sip on. A very enjoyable offering.

Serving type: bottle

03-31-2012 01:25:47 | More by superspak
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a lightly hazy golden orange in color with moderate amounts of streaming visible carbonation and some hints of copper highlights. The beer has a finger tall foamy dark beige head that slowly reduces to a small patch of thick film surrounded by a very thin film covering the remainder of the surface of the beer and a thick ring at the edges of the glass. Significant amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of citrus/grapefruit pith and pine/resin hops over the top biscuit and caramel malts. Light notes of rye spiciness towards the finish.

T: Upfront there is a moderate flavor of biscuit malts with a light amount of caramel sweetness. That is followed by some moderate to strong flavors of pine/resin hops with a lighter amount of citrus/grapefruit pith hops which imparts a light to moderate amount of bitterness. Light amounts of rye spiciness in the finish.

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Slightly creamy with hints of dryness in the finish.

O: I found this beer to be pretty easy to drink and enjoyable - I thought the addition of rye to an IPA was interesting and worked well. I'll look forward to grabbing this one again next year.

Serving type: bottle

08-05-2013 00:30:18 | More by dbrauneis
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BeerFMAndy

Wisconsin

4.41/5  rDev +10%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 oz bottle poured into a Sierra Nevada imperial pint
7.5% ABV, Best Before 06/16/13.

A - Rye of the Tiger pours totally hazy and golden in color, topped by an intense ivory head that last forever! Thick, chunky lace cakes the glass with sticky foam nearly impossible to see through!

S - Pungent citrus notes from American hops billow out with lemongrass, juicy honeydew melon, and grapefruit skin followed by light pine resin and spicy rye notes. Sweet malt presents some balance on the finish but lingers in the background fearfully.

T - Sticky, resiny hops remain up front, touting strong fruitiness that mirrors the aroma and finishes just the same; mellow sweet malt that balances but doesn't intrude. Rye adds a finishing bite of sharp spice that's not to be ignored.

M - This Rye IPA creeps up smoothly, inching forward with a soft malt feel before attacking with hard rye spice and an aggressive hoppy bitterness bite on the finish, drying the palate out, begging for one more sip.

O - Rye of the Tiger resembles it's label quite well; a tiger lying in wait, ready to attack it's prey. We're the prey and we're subdued by sweet fruity nuances and smooth malt, only to be bitten by hoppy bitterness and a firm rye snap. This is a hophead's dream; a wonderful IPA laced with a good helping of rye.

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2013 22:18:51 | More by BeerFMAndy
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

3.95/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A - fairly clear bright amber red with a solid 1/4 inch of sticky white head.
S + T - Actually I am quite surprised the rye smell in this beer is minimal with some citrus and pineapple tones. The taste is pretty close to Founders Rye PA with a nice piney balanced citrus blast with some drying rye in the back end. It doesn't seem too drying which I enjoy.
M - Quite smooth it has a medium body very chewy hops.

Overall I like a balanced rye profile this drinks much better than their DIPA.

Serving type: bottle

04-22-2013 02:43:33 | More by DrDemento456
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ZAP

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A-Copper colored...light off white head that rims the glass....hazy

S-Spicy rye and unsweetened citrus...

T-Sharp citrus....unsweetened grapefruit, along with a spicy rye biscuity dimension...

M-Good body on this...finishes very dry...

O-Quality beer. but leans a bit too much on the unsweetened sharp citrus for my liking. Of course if you like that type of flavor this would be for you. The rye is used nicely.

Serving type: bottle

04-26-2013 04:15:46 | More by ZAP
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DefenCorps

Oregon

4.38/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Church Key last night. What an excellent beer, thanks for the recommendation, Trey!

A mildly hazy copper with a dense, off-white head with good retention and nice lacing, this looks nice. The nose is excellent. A wonderful hop expression, big, pine hop character with some grapefruit zest, this is aromatic, bitter, pungent and resiny, just the way I like it. These aromas complement the grainy rye character that's present, a little spicy but moderately toasted and slightly caramelized as well. On the palate, it's even better. A beautiful combination of hops and rye, this beer has flavors of pine, grapefruit rind and flesh which complement the rye grainy/spicy flavors near perfectly. Drying with a slight residual sweetness, mildly resiny and mildly spicy on the finish, this beer is medium-light in body, moderately carbonated and is a treat on the palate. Excellent stuff.

Serving type: on-tap

08-29-2012 13:57:08 | More by DefenCorps
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Rye Of The Tiger IPA from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 852 ratings.