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Rye Of The Tiger IPA - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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Rye Of The Tiger IPARye Of The Tiger IPA

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,328 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,328
Reviews: 231
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 10.78%
Wants: 78
Gots: 139 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Great Lakes Brewing Co. visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: cabsandking on 12-07-2006

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Ratings: 1,328 | Reviews: 231
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3.6/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle, to be enjoyed by 6.17.14, poured into a goblet.

A: dark golden orange; substantial head after a vigorous pour, with slight foamy lacing

S: light rye spice and some maltiness; faint pine

T: malty upfront with nice spice from the rye; segues and becomes quite bitter; finishes nice and dry

M: medium-bodied; leaves a pleasant dry bitterness on the tongue

O: A crisp and refreshing rye IPA. Pretty mild, but this is overall a very enjoyable beer and one of Great Lakes's better beers.

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4.05/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Served out of 12oz. bottle and poured into an American pint glass. I bought this as part of a craft your own 6-pack and I couldn't find any sort of serve-by date on the bottle.

A- This beer poured a clear dark golden color with a light yet big head and lacing that lasted throughout the entirety of me drinking this beer.

S- It had a fruity citrus smell that is typical of an IPA, although you can definitely still smell the alcohol in this one.

T- The taste is the best part about this beer for me that classic dry rye hop taste with fruity citrus flavors that match the smell plus a touch of sweetness that really makes a great flavor.

M- Its not very carbonated which makes for a nice smooth feel that finishes dry like most IPAs.

O- This was a a good enjoyable beer that has great flavor to cover its high alcohol content. I will certainly be getting again if I see it. It was also my first beer from Great Lakes which makes me want to try some more of what they have to offer in the near future.

Great Lakes Rye of the Tiger IPA- 4.0/5

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4.37/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle best by 6/22/14 at 45 degrees into standard pint glass
Aroma of malt and flowery hops
Head small (2 cm), off white, creamy, rapidly diminishing to 2 mm layer
Lacing excellent, covering most of the glass with small bubbles with occasional holes
Body clear, light orange
Flavor has the spiciness of rye backing the malt with flowery hops initially strong then weakening to expose the malt backbone. No alcohol, no diacetyl.
Palate medium, slightly oily, lively carbonation.

A very attractive aromatic beer as well as having a good flavor. Another bulls eye by Great Lakes.

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3.79/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A- Very clear, dark yellow/light orange. The head stays strong and provides a great deal of lacing.

S- Sharp spiciness upfront followed by black pepper. There are also some slight tropical and citrus fruit notes along with an alcohol burn.

T- Very sharp grainy malt flavor upfront from the rye. The hops provide earthy, woody, and piney flavors. The bitterness lingers on the tongue long after each sip. Alcohol is present in the finish.

M- Medium/Thick bodied and moderately carbonated. The rye is sharp and heavy on the tongue.

O- Overall a good RIPA, it's very robust and would go well with spicy foods. However, I'm disappointed in the amount of alcohol in the flavor and aroma.

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Rye Of The Tiger IPA from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 1,328 ratings.