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Rye Of The Tiger IPA - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

1,172 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,172
Reviews: 222
rAvg: 4
pDev: 11%
Wants: 67
Gots: 77 | 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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PHBoiler

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

05-21-2013 14:23:48 | More by PHBoiler
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Envelopes

Ohio

4/5  rDev 0%

05-21-2013 05:38:25 | More by Envelopes
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nstorts

Ohio

4/5  rDev 0%

05-21-2013 02:11:10 | More by nstorts
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Kerrie

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

05-21-2013 01:37:01 | More by Kerrie
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King_KongDCO93

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

05-21-2013 00:04:19 | More by King_KongDCO93
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Beerandraiderfan

Nevada

3.9/5  rDev -2.5%
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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ebenicr

Minnesota

4/5  rDev 0%

05-20-2013 22:01:26 | More by ebenicr
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oberon

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%
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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twkirkby

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

05-20-2013 09:49:28 | More by twkirkby
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st9647v3

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

05-20-2013 03:30:59 | More by st9647v3
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craftbrew502

Kentucky

4/5  rDev 0%

05-20-2013 00:42:02 | More by craftbrew502
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rodlavers

Pennsylvania

3.83/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

BBD 6/25/13. Poured into snifter for review.

Pours a nice hazy copper orange color, with a thick white head. Retention is not great, but decent lacing.

Smell is not overwhelming. I honestly get more fruit than rye: blend of mango citrus and spice. It's all a bit subdued for me, but still nice and easy

Flavor is similar, except rye is more present. Still, it's overpowering, but I enjoy blend of citrus fruit and spice.

Feel is nice and bitter, thirst-quenching IPA bite.

Overall decent beer. I may be looking for more a rye punch in my rye IPAs than this has to offer. Still, decent beer and one I am glad I tried in a bottle. I liked it enough on draft to grab a bottle. Cheers.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2013 23:44:52 | More by rodlavers
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Eddyfunt

Michigan

1.5/5  rDev -62.5%

05-19-2013 23:40:06 | More by Eddyfunt
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JG_McNaulty

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

05-19-2013 23:24:12 | More by JG_McNaulty
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MJSJr

California

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

05-19-2013 17:25:53 | More by MJSJr
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jbaker67

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev 0%

05-19-2013 12:08:40 | More by jbaker67
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DannyDan

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +18.8%

05-19-2013 12:06:36 | More by DannyDan
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WillCarrera

Ohio

4.06/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle, best before date of 07/02/13, poured into a pint glass.

A- Pours a clear orange color, topped with an inch of white head, leaves nice lacing.

S- Huge hop aroma, grapefruit, orange, also some floral and earthy hop aromas, pretty complex and awesome. There's also a nice amount of caramel malt and rye.

T- Big hop bitterness with grapefruit and pine, nice grapefruit and orange juiciness, bready, caramel malt and a bit of rye spiciness towards the finish.

M- Medium-bodied, smooth feel, dry finish.

O- A very tasty IPA, highly drinkable, I'm glad I have a six-pack of this.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2013 02:33:52 | More by WillCarrera
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ystazi

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

05-19-2013 00:43:11 | More by ystazi
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Dave_Treat

Virginia

3/5  rDev -25%

05-18-2013 21:27:25 | More by Dave_Treat
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lovindahops

New York

4.06/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Finally getting the chance to try rye of the tiger

A- extremely bright orangish copper color. Massive carbonation rising to the top of the glass with excellent lacing on the edges of the glass

S- pine and sweet citrus rise to the top of the glass without question. A strong caramel malt scent trails behind with a whiff of spicy rye. I definitely get some tropical notes at the end as well

T- tropical mango flavors with a strong spicy and zesty rye flavor. More heavy and sweet with the caramel than I prefer, there could be more piney and citric hop presence in the taste profile. Still, a major presence in the spicy rye department

M- coating flavor all over. Well carbonated

O- good spicy rye ale that's really potent with flavor.

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2013 21:18:16 | More by lovindahops
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Jakob

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

05-18-2013 16:23:06 | More by Jakob
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mattsucks

Ohio

3/5  rDev -25%

05-18-2013 14:10:44 | More by mattsucks
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muddyh2oblues

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

05-17-2013 22:46:22 | More by muddyh2oblues
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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%
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
Rye Of The Tiger IPA from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 1,172 ratings.