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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
90
outstanding

1,250 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,250
Reviews: 226
rAvg: 4
pDev: 11%
Wants: 67
Gots: 105 | 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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Drs3

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

08-17-2013 01:37:55 | More by Drs3
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Redstar137

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev 0%

08-16-2013 23:13:15 | More by Redstar137
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hemorhoidzz

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

08-15-2013 23:08:03 | More by hemorhoidzz
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jryanj927

Maryland

3/5  rDev -25%

08-11-2013 03:48:03 | More by jryanj927
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rturkaly

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev 0%

08-10-2013 16:39:50 | More by rturkaly
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ODYSEYY

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

08-09-2013 04:07:43 | More by ODYSEYY
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Boverhof3

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

08-08-2013 01:06:29 | More by Boverhof3
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vermilcj

Ohio

4/5  rDev 0%

08-07-2013 14:00:40 | More by vermilcj
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SeanInDC

New York

4/5  rDev 0%

08-06-2013 01:16:52 | More by SeanInDC
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

4/5  rDev 0%

08-05-2013 18:56:32 | More by InspectorBob
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

4/5  rDev 0%

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.

08-05-2013 00:30:18 | More by dbrauneis
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homebrew311

Illinois

3.91/5  rDev -2.3%

Pours a rich amber color with white head and plenty of lacing. Nose features a nice rye forward profile that brings some spice and grain to the nose. This is paired with some pine hops and citrus. Taste is grainy and has quite an ibu umph. Plenty of hops, mainly pine and resin all the way to a nice finish. Mouthfeel is light an well carbonated. Overall, nice flavorful rye IPA with plenty of hops.

08-04-2013 21:14:13 | More by homebrew311
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weonfire

Illinois

4/5  rDev 0%

08-01-2013 03:01:07 | More by weonfire
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dedbeer

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

08-01-2013 00:38:11 | More by dedbeer
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FreshButterbeer

West Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

07-29-2013 18:21:02 | More by FreshButterbeer
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

07-29-2013 11:25:17 | More by Cynic-ale
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GreenJetta912

Pennsylvania

4.36/5  rDev +9%

I really love this beer. It hides its 7.5%abv very well. It has an aggressive hoppy middle not typical of east coast IPA varieties. Usually RyePAs are good if they get the balance between spicy rye malt and pungent, bitter hops right. This beer has terrific balance of the two.

Appearance - nothing special. aggressive pour gave me slightly less than a finger of head in a standard pint glass. golden amber color. decent retention.

smell - nothing special. more rye malt then hops (not much dry hop)

taste - awesome. aggressive bittering hops. good rye vs. hops balance

finish - hoppy but more rye-dominant than the middle. malty sweet.

mouthfeel - a 1 oz sip of this beer had the flavor of 4 oz of beer. I don't see how mouthfeel could be any better than this.

overall - great beer. reasonably-priced. this is a good daily favorite for a hop-head

07-29-2013 05:28:14 | More by GreenJetta912
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ZachKelly

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

07-29-2013 01:48:45 | More by ZachKelly
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prdrums77

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

07-27-2013 16:27:02 | More by prdrums77
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sliverX

S. Georgia & S. Sandwich Isls.

4/5  rDev 0%

07-27-2013 04:10:40 | More by sliverX
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atoulouk

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

07-26-2013 11:13:25 | More by atoulouk
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Jackal

West Virginia

4/5  rDev 0%

07-26-2013 05:35:56 | More by Jackal
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alexipa

Colorado

3.88/5  rDev -3%

A: Yellow-Orange with a long lasting bright white head. Lots of lacing on this. This is a beautiful IPA, but I don't think 'rye' when I see it.

S: As soon as I popped the cap off I was blasted by the scent of rye. Rye definitely dominates, but there's also some citrus and sweet malts.

T: Rye again is a forefront, but crystal and biscuit malts are also very evident. The hop character I would describe as 'American'. I'm not a huge fan of American hops personally but I can definitely appreciate them. For me these particular hops don't compliment the rye too well, they almost seem to clash.

M: Low carbonation, tastes almost cask-like which is really nice in a rye. Pretty full bodied; I wouldn't be able to drink too many of these.

O: This is a solid beer and nears the 'great' category. I'm a big fan of the malt bill on this but the hops need work to push it over the top.

07-26-2013 04:22:35 | More by alexipa
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mishtif

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

07-25-2013 19:18:17 | More by mishtif
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clay23

New York

4/5  rDev 0%

07-25-2013 12:52:06 | More by clay23
Rye Of The Tiger IPA from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 1,250 ratings.