Saber Tooth Tiger | Rhinegeist Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Rhinegeist Brewery
Ohio, United States
rhinegeist.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Saber Tooth Tiger is a Prehistoric IPA that attacks the senses with potent notes of Papaya, Mango and Peach yet finishes it's prey (your palate) with a crisp clean citrus bitterness.

Added by pisano on 08-09-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
212
Reviews:
33
Avg:
4.06
pDev:
10.1%
 
 
Wants:
29
Gots:
40
For Trade:
0
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Reviews by DeFaz:
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4.46/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Served on tap with a copper color and a medium head that left some splotchy lacing. Looks good, but the head wasn't too impressive.

Smell: Amazing. Think White Rajah smell with a little bit more peach in there. Tropical fruits all the way, and a lot of them.

Taste: Unlike White Rajah, the taste is just as good as the smell. There's mango, peach, orange, and other tropical fruits (they say papaya, but I really don't know what that tastes like). A touch of malt balance, I suppose, but this is a great tropical hop bomb. Not much pine here.

Mouthfeel: Pretty typical DIPA, I would have liked more carbonation and it's a touch thick, but it goes down well, probably just because it tastes so great.

Overall: One of the best if not the best DIPAs I've had. If you're looking for tropical fruit flavors in a IPA/DIPA, there's no way you can be disappointed. This makes even the Rhineguist Truth IPA seem more unremarkable.

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More User Reviews:
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of juicebox
4.75/5  rDev +17%

Photo of Cynic-ale
3.9/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of amstokesdb9
4.16/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Zonian1
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Iparedman
4.28/5  rDev +5.4%

Photo of Craftnscotch
4.72/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of bsu4beer
4.75/5  rDev +17%

Photo of Weisenbeer
4.1/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Rhinegeist knows how to do it. This is a great example of a high quality Imperial IPA. Hits all the right notes. Not blown away, but still really, really good.

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Photo of madtreeman
4.09/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ed_from_Ohio
3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of Gonzoillini
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of ohiobeer29
3/5  rDev -26.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Cincy_Joe
4.15/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wellsnb
4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of blindpiggie
3.01/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Got this from a friend and I really wanted to have good feedback for him. Not sure how this is rated so high. Smelled pretty good and the taste started out nicely fruity but the finish was just a disaster and the warmer it got, the worse it got. Really wanted to like this, but drainpoured halfway through.

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Photo of KYGunner
4.19/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This drinks with a great fruity hop personality. I get tropical fruit straight away, than watermelon, mango and oranges. Mid palate is a little danker with some pine and herbal notes. It finishes with nectarines and a caramel maltiness.

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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of JustinSparks
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Magery
4.04/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of screamking
4.33/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Rod_J
3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of edthehead
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CraigTravor
4.1/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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Saber Tooth Tiger from Rhinegeist Brewery
4.06 out of 5 based on 212 ratings.
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