Great Lakes Commodore Perry IPA | Great Lakes Brewing Co.

very good
2,840 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:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-30-2003

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a standard pint glass.

Appearance: Poured a standard orange/gold color with a short white head that lasted a little bit and then died and left a nice lacing.

Smell: Smells lightly of hops and well enough of fruit, maybe apricot?

Taste: Seems a little salty, and definitely a tad sweeter than I'd like. The underlying pine and fruit flavors are good though, and the beer is pretty nicely balanced. It's got an interesting flavor, but I don't think its my jam for an IPA.

Mouthfeel: Nice medium body, goes down easy, a little sticky with moderate to light carbonation.

Not actually a big fan of this. Maybe the salty taste I'm picking up is an anomaly. I'll come back to this again in the future to see.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Nice bottle design, brown tinged. Poured into pint glass had light amber color and small head.

S: Fruitiness and hops.

T: Citrus, pine, hops.

M: Light to medium carbonation, serves the flavor well. Taste doesn't linger in my mouth too long.

O: I like this beer, I need to start reviewing beers I don't love. It doesn't hurt that I grew up literally across the street from the brewery in Cleveland.

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look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a goblet.

A: Clear, medium golden color with one finger of white foam head. Heavy lacing remains on the glass.

S: Mostly floral hops, delicate like orange blossoms. Malt, Munich-like, and appropriate mixed fruit dance in the background.

T: Begins almost dry, with refined bready malt and floral hop aromatics that match the smell well. Acidity is bright and moderately intense into the brief middle where ale yeast esters and honey are suggested. The finish retains a bready thread, and is mildly bitter.

M: Thin to medium viscosity, balanced on the palate, with moderate carbonation.

D/O: This classic IPA shows some elegant qualities indicative of fine attention to detail on the part of the brewer. Like some other aging recipes such as Bridgeport IPA or Stone IPA, this one is still able to bring it, perhaps in its ability to appeal to one's sense of nostalgia.

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Great Lakes Commodore Perry IPA from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
3.9 out of 5 based on 2,840 ratings.
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