Great Lakes Commodore Perry IPA | Great Lakes Brewing Co.

very good
2,848 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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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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2.25/5  rDev -42.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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3/5  rDev -23.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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4.6/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Pours out a mild hazy orange color with a massive off white head. Holds three fingers at first and then settles down to a thick blanket of foam and chunky lacing. The head retention stays until the last sip.

The aroma is full of citrus and floral aroma, with a nice balance of bread like malt and mild alcohol sweetness.

the first flavor to hit the palate is the rich citrus notes. Grape fruit and orange hint from a complex mild sour flavor with a sweetness from the malt. The alcohol does have it's role in bringing a balanced flavor.

Medium bodied and easy to drink, but take it slow at 7.5% ABV

Over all this is one of finest IPA's in America. I would buy this ale again and again!! Cream of the crop.

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3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +9%

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3.95/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a clear orange with a white head that lingers and laces.

Smells of bready, astringent grapefruit and some other floral notes.

Taste is bready, cracker stone fruit that goes into a more grassy and floral middle before ending on a bitter, slightly spicy hop note with lingering sweetness.

Medium to lighter body with overly present alcohol. Oddly boozy.

A fine enough IPA that is malty and hoppy with notes of spice and stone fruit but too boozy for its own good.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

355mL bottle into snifter
A - Pours a clear golden amber with a finger of rapidly dissipating head and no lacing.
S - Grapefruit, soap, apple, very light note of cherry
T - Citrusy hops, grape, apple, and a surprising amount of maltiness for an IPA.
M - Moderate body with low carbonation.
O - A tasty beer. A bit maltier and less citrusy than I usually like IPAs, but tasty nonetheless.

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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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3/5  rDev -23.1%

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3.68/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle into tulip. Courtesy of my brother. No date on the bottle.

A- Slightly hazy bright orange pour with a two finger sticky off white head. Lacing is chunky and sticky.

S- Sweet malts, peaches, mango and strawberry. Slight pine. There is a subtle spiciness to it (almost like it had rye added to it)

T- Sweet peaches, grapefruit and a little pine. Malt backing is chewy with a lingering bitter finish and a touch of alcohol.

M- Light to medium body, good carbonation and a touch of alcohol warmth.

O- Surprised I've never tried this before. I am more of a West coast American IPA but this was enjoyable.

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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +9%

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3.94/5  rDev +1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes taken at a cask party.

Semi-hazed orange-ish amber in color just like most other IPAs on the market, a slim ring of foam for a head, some minor lacing left behind. Aroma and flavor both contained an very high amount of orange and grapefruit peel to pine resin ratio over the top of a balancing toffee malt. Hits the sweet-bitter balance and really close to the smoother texture / medium carbonation I prefer in my IPAs. Mainly this one is memorable for the citrus peel focus over other kinds of hopping.

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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

Great Lakes Commodore Perry IPA from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
3.9 out of 5 based on 2,848 ratings.
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