Great Lakes Commodore Perry IPA | Great Lakes Brewing Co.

Great Lakes Commodore Perry IPAGreat Lakes Commodore Perry IPA
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Great Lakes Commodore Perry IPAGreat Lakes Commodore Perry IPA

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

Style: English India Pale Ale (IPA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-30-2003

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This beer was a bit old. 2 weeks older than the 90 day enjoy by date of 5/27/13.

The beer pours out in an orange color with a big white head. There’s tons sticking to the glass.

The aroma has just huge sweet orange, citrus, and pine. There’s not really that hop dankness, but it’s so sweet and juicy. There’s also some caramel malt there too.

The flavor is of orange, grapefruit, citrus. Then a sweet bready malt backbone. The aftertaste takes a bit to hit you with a grapefruit and pine bitterness. There very earthy and piney on the end. The bitterness really does linger around for a while.

The mouthfeel is really good and medium and full with the carbonation.

If you didn’t tell me, I would think this was a Double IPA. I guess at 7.5%, it maybe could push towards that, but the maltiness I guess confuses me. This is a fantastic beer for the style. It’s hugely hoppy, but there’s also a great malty breadiness about it. I really love this beer for doing what it does despite being 2% ABV under other Double IPAs I can compare it to, like their Alchemy Hour.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Disclaimer: bottled 12/24/12

poured into Duvel glass

appearance: slightly hazy golden yellow, bubbly white head, minor lacing

smell: piney herbal hoppiness, coriander and clove spices present, floral and fruity, some bittersweet malt

taste: still pretty hoppy despite being expired, dry bitter aftertaste with a prominent malt bill that coats your tongue with a resinous earthy blend. As the nose indicates, there's some sort of spice notes, either coriander or clove (maybe both), can't really put my finger on it. Probably not as pronounced when fresh I would guess. Still very enjoyable from start to finish, very smooth IPA.

mouthfeel: average carbonation, slightly thin body

overall: Will re-review when I get a chance, bottled 12/24/12, way too old for an IPA or any beer really, but I decided to drink it anyways, wasn't going to review it but it was still decently hoppy and enjoyable, so I went ahead. I've never had a bad beer from Great Lakes, even though they're from Ohio, and this was still a great IPA after 6 months, can't wait to get my hands on a fresh one.

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Great Lakes Commodore Perry IPA from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 75.9% out of 100 with 2,854 ratings
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