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Rye Of The Tiger IPA - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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very good

1,316 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 1,316
Reviews: 230
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 10.78%
Wants: 74
Gots: 128 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Great Lakes freshness dates always puzzle me. It seems like every bottle I get expires like... yesterday: 7/2/13 - I assume that's the "enjoy by" date.

Served in a Delirium Tremens glass.

A: Poured a beautiful mildly cloudy, bright orange color, with an aggressively aggressive white head.

S: If IPAs suddenly became Wasa crackers, this would be it. Holy cow. This is a rye beer lover's dream: Citrus instead of a yeasty component like I often get with moderately aggressive IPA, this one has a stone ground flair.

T: First of all, the thing I like about this most is that the aftertaste reminds me of one of my favorite underrated beers: Victory "Yakima Glory." It had that same pomegranate-esque quality on the finish. Citrus, mothballs, and some fresh rye bread to boot.

M: Pretty bitter, but not in an offensive way. The lacing was ridiculous.

O: I tried this a few months ago and believe it or not, I actually liked it even better then. With the exception of "Great Lakes Monster," Great Lakes doesn't disappoint.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle from the Potsdam NY IGA for $3

Appearance - Slightly hazy amber colour with an average size fizzy/frothy off-white coloured head. There is an average amount of carbonation showing and there is some great lacing. The head lasted for around 5 minutes.

Smell - Hops, malts, caramel, apricot

Taste & Mouth - There is an average amount of carbonation and I can taste malts, caramel and hops. There is also some grapefruit, apricot, and light pineapple. It ends with fruity/malty sweet slightly bitter aftertaste.

Overall – A nice flavourful beer. It seems pretty well rounded.. it has a nice balance of malts, hops, and fruity notes. The rye doesn't really stand out all that much though. A beer well worth trying, I'm sure it would be fantastic fresh on tap.

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Rye Of The Tiger IPA from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 1,316 ratings.