Great Lakes Commodore Perry IPA | Great Lakes Brewing Co.

very good
2,847 Ratings
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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4.25/5  rDev +9%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.89/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

I enjoyed this on IPA August 6, 2015 day poured chilled in a stange from the 12oz bottle

The color is deep amber with great clarity and slow moving pin sized bubbles with thick off white head with sticky lace and good retention. The smell has a semi-piney hop aroma with light caramel malt and biscuit odor with slight English yeast ester with mild spice in the nose. The feel is medium bitter with moderate carbonation and balanced sweetness level with slightly spicy texture and semi-dry finish.

The taste is mild up front with a yeast flavor and slight caramel sweetness with gentle pine and subtle citrus hop flavors with malt sweetness mid palate mix with moderate hop bitterness continuing into the finish with slight spicy profile as it finishes semi-dry. Overall a very good IPA-could use more hop flavor perhaps but for the style is solid with mild bitterness not overwhelming the contribution of yeast and malt a good balanced English Style IPA

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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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4.12/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A - poured from a 12oz bottle. Clear orange body beneath a foamy 2-finger white head that retains well and leaves good lacing. Moderate amount of tiny bubbles rising from the bottom

S - Not overly powerful in the nose but what is there smells nice. Citrus and pine hop presence with a toffee maltiness. Floral without being overly sweet in the nose

T&M - Moderate carbonation keeps mouthfeel smooth with just a touch of dryness. Citrus hops hit me first with a nice orange zest followed quickly by earthiness and some very light pine. A bit of toffee sweetness in the swallow. Mild hop bitterness lingers for quite a while but never becomes stale. I really enjoy the meld between citrus and pine hops with the earthy quality. Very drinkable

O - I enjoyed this very much and would certainly not hesitate to make this a daily beer. Great flavors and structure. Complex enough to be interesting all the way through the glass

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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Served in a pint. A bit old, best by 5/27/13.

A -Nice frothy off-white head with a transparent caramel hue. Impressive retention leaving great lacing.

S - Sweet toffee, hops and a slight malt presence.

T - Lots of malt and earthy tones hit me strongly. Light hop bitterness, although leaving much to be desired, although i can only suspect that the beer's age is the culprit. Toffee is apparent. Bitterness brings out the fruit, mostly on the finish: grapefruit, pineapple....perhaps some melon.

M - Medium body with fair carbonation. Not a typical IPA, although suited well for my taste.

O - I suspect this beer is amazing when fresh. For what I was able to get my hands on, I am glad to have five more.

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Great Lakes Commodore Perry IPA from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
3.9 out of 5 based on 2,847 ratings.
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