Great Lakes Commodore Perry IPA | Great Lakes Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
88
very good
2,851 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:
2,851
Reviews:
886
Avg:
3.9
pDev:
11.79%
 
 
Wants:
112
Gots:
579
For Trade:
4
User Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of sposter4
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mojohawk21
4.49/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of akopczyk
4.42/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of duvel1979
3.06/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of AJmon13
3.56/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ethan11
4.44/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Really good IPA from Great Lakes!

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Photo of Timtac
3.49/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MonkeyBread
3.77/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DarkBeerGuy
4.4/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

From my Tap a deep amber color, with a small white head. The smell could use more Hop aroma through late Hopping to hide some of the alcohol (it is 7.5% ABV). There is a bitter sweetness in the smell of this brew. The taste bitter with hops, grains and malts. This is a nice drinking IPA. Commodore Perry IPA has a real nice balance. There is nothing overpowering in this brew. The mouthfeel is bold with bitterness and a nice clean finish. Overall I'm giving Commodore Perry IPA a 4.5 out of 5.

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

Photo of PA-Michigander
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ajbutzin
3.41/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Brutaltruth
3.92/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

From a 12 oz bottle thanks to Kevin from work and enjoyed in a snifter.
This nice IPA is straight forward and solid as a steam fired ship. Luminous amber
color with a firm head of white foam that settles to a frothy ring, thin layer, and nice lacing
it is a perfect IPA. Nose of honey malts, light grains, and subtle herbal and grassy hops with a touch
of pine. Flavors follow but exceed in quality with honey and grain notes on the fore, herbal and grassy
hops on the aft, caramel and pine bring up the middle and march to the finish with medium
carbonation and a bitter lightly sweet finish. Overall an excellent version of an IPA.

Cheers

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Photo of acurtis
3.29/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of VTEno17
3.25/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Colin32
4.21/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of 1000lbgrizzly
3.64/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Perfectly clear straw-orange body, a few lazy bubbles rise slowly, creamy white head leaves tons of lace. This is unbelievably sexy. Nose is clean hops and malt: floral and fruity, with some bread crust. Taste comes off a bit like chemicals. Tons of orange peel and pith, giving it flavor but also unchallenged bitterness, and that toasted bread crust doesn't match well with it. Body is fluid but has some weight and solidness, with almost unnoticeable carbonation that still keeps it lively.
It started off pretty well, looked awesome and smelled pretty good, too. But after the initial sip it started tasting artificial, obviously to its detriment. Felt good, but not enough to make me want to return.

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Photo of Stooven
3.2/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jeromedepot
4.31/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of q33jeff
2.8/5  rDev -28.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

**
04/17/13
Bottle to pint glass.

AROMA is hops and alcohol.
LOOK is light yellow. Very Little head.
TASTE is dry and bitter. Notes of ash wood and something floral.
FEEL: Clean feel with good carbonation.

An OK beer but missing something to make it stand out from the typical IPA.
**

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Photo of Quesophresco
4.39/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.63/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Apple juice color, tall 3 finger head. Very fluffy, very whippy.

Aromas of spicy hop, pineapple, pale cracker, grapefruit, and tangerine.

Flavors of grapefruit pith, herbs, sharp bitterness, tailing with light toffee and pine. Finishes on herbs and cracker. Very fresh overall but not particularly welcoming flavors.

Feel is medium bodied and resinous, sticks to the palate a bit, and ends slightly dry.

Overall the Great Lakes Commodore Perry is sure to please an IPA lover. I bought it simply because it was another beer to tick off. Done and done. It's okay, but...I won't revisit again.

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Photo of yaksurf
2.99/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MTKATL
3.27/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Great Lakes Commodore Perry IPA from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
3.9 out of 5 based on 2,851 ratings.
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