Great Lakes Commodore Perry IPA | Great Lakes Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
88
very good
2,839 Ratings
Great Lakes Commodore Perry IPAGreat Lakes Commodore Perry IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Ohio, United States
greatlakesbrewing.com

Style: English India Pale Ale (IPA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-30-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,839
Reviews:
884
Avg:
3.9
pDev:
11.79%
 
 
Wants:
111
Gots:
567
For Trade:
4
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,839 |  Reviews: 884
Photo of Grindelvasdrum
4.04/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into glass stein.
A-Cloudy golden orange, semi translucent, big 2 finger head, decent lacing.
S-Malt, citrus, yeast, alcohol, overripe passion fruit.
T-Like a sweet yeast roll with overripe passion fruit preserves on it, but mixed with a mild bitterness that lasts pretty well throughout. A bit of alcohol.
M-Good carbonation & quite creamy.
O-It's interesting complexity of sweet flavors mixed with bitterness is enough to make me want to drink it again.

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Photo of hxcryne
1.58/5  rDev -59.5%
look: 3 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25

Photo of Beginner2
3.95/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheSixthRing
3.59/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had on-tap 03/25/16 at Jet Rock in the Philadelphia Airport, Philadelphia PA

Appearance - The brew is golden orange, and served up in a pint with white, half-finger width head. Fair retention, leaving a thin, broken layer of suds across the surface. Lacing consists of broken sheets and a few clusters.

Smell - Floral hops with a hint of honey and citrus. Biscuity malt sits beneath the hoppy aroma.

Taste - Follows the nose. Floral hops dominate the profile, with lesser orange and grapefruit notes. Sweet, bready malt backbone. A touch of pith bitterness and astringency from the alcohol lingers in the finish.

Mouthfeel - On the fuller side of medium with moderate carbonation. Dry, boozy finish.

Overall - Decent, but a bit hot all things considered. With the sheer volume of good to great IPAs on the market, this is simply one that I wouldn't care to try again.

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Photo of derekgw123
4.63/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Creevo
4.25/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of paullmcm25
3.7/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SailIntoTheStout
4.05/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Slowjamcdub
2.24/5  rDev -42.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

This this is gross! Like a chocolate IPA! I mean some weird odd flavor with the IPA! F beer! And I look real good IPA!

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Photo of keng1343
3.94/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Raidersox
4.04/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

12oz. bottle chilled to 42 degrees, poured into large wine glass. Best by date of 4/4/16, just a little old but my fault for letting it sit in the fridge

Look: Pours a clear Amber gold with a 1/2" off-white head that eventually left a nice foam coating and decent lacing. Modest carbonation.

Smell: Bready and sweet, citrus and herbal notes

Taste: Very much like it smells, malts and hops blend together well, nice balance. Citrus fruits and light pine, bitterness lingers then a faint grassy taste late. Lots going on here

Mouthfeel: Oily silkiness that lands crisply, if that makes sense. Medium body. As it warms it thins out a bit but that's ok.

Overall: Easy to drink and forget there is a 7.7% ABV. to contend with. I want to revisit this one to see if a fresher batch would make much of a difference but I am sold on this one and I'll look for this again.

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Photo of mitch3114
3/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Irishbeerdrinker
4.17/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of johnriley445
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Always good, always consistent. Great carmel taste juxtaposed by great hops.

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Photo of jaypaul522
3.63/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours dark gold. Smell is of hops and fruitiness. Taste of strong hops with fruitiness coming through in the aftertaste. The body is fairly light. This is a good IPA for a widely available beer.

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Photo of Spindelphia
4.06/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ClavisAurea
3.71/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AJB1966
3.37/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of baconfromwalmart
3.69/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jrb378
3.83/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jmaskell33
3.91/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GreyGhost4
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Smilsteen
3.25/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of PhilipFoster
4.25/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

I rated the taste a bit lower because it has a sharp hoppy bite to it. If you like a hoppy beer with teeth - this one might be your style. I prefer less hop bite - but this is still an enjoyable beer.

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Photo of Almasi_
4.33/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Great Lakes Commodore Perry IPA from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
3.9 out of 5 based on 2,839 ratings.
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