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Rye Of The Tiger IPA | Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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Rye Of The Tiger IPARye Of The Tiger IPA
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3.98/5
Very Good
1,600 Ratings
Rye Of The Tiger IPARye Of The Tiger IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by cabsandking on 12-07-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,231
Reviews:
269
Ratings:
1,600
pDev:
10.3%
Bros Score:
3.78
 
 
Wants:
83
Gots:
272
Trade:
2
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Ratings: 1,600 |  Reviews: 269
Photo of rodbeermunch
3.58/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a little darker of an SRM than your average ipa, basically a little bit of light amber mixed in with the darker gold striations. White head in the 1/2" range, retention is ok, she's a good looker. Aroma hits the citrus and rye notes. I can feel it, but its also relatively mild by recent proprietary hop developments.

Taste is a maltier than average beer, the rye doesn't really have that spicy pop but it does have a heavier presence, the hops are mostly grapefruit and orange like citrus notes. Bitterness seems in the 60ibu range. Never been a huge fan of Great Lakes hoppy offerings, they have a good diverse portfolio and they do well with most styles, but hops, just always seem to be lacking from these guys. Still, no off flavors and I wouldn't turn it down, but I don't see me looking for a 6 pack of it next time I'm in the Midwest either.

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Photo of BergBeer
3.53/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

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

On tap at the Olde Lincoln House, Ephrata, PA. This was poured into a pint glass. The appearance was a nice looking hazy bronzed golden orange color with a slim bar pour’s kind of white head that dissipated gracefully. The smell started with a slight rye malt gracefully blending with a grassy to light citrus hoppiness. The taste blended the spicy rye with the grassy to citrus hop. A light semi-crisp spice to citrus aftertaste leads to a semi-wet citrus finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a decent sessionability about it. Carbonated definitely as an AIPA, the bitterness invades and punches my tongue appropriately. Overall, this was a good AIPA with the rye malt to accompany a nice spice. I would definitely have again.

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Photo of TheIPAHunter
3.76/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nolster
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Giantspace
4.04/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mikr
4.5/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MI_beerdrinker
3.78/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dsa7783
3.98/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Single bottle copped from Total Wine and More. A solid brew. Grainy and earthy flavor which the rye imparts definitely noticeable on the tongue. Not very sessionable nor drinkable. I noticed some malts in there as well. Not my favorite beer, but a noteworthy rendition of the style nonetheless.

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

Photo of dag1991
4.63/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of q33jeff
3.53/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

**
05/29/2015
Bottle to pilsner glass. Clear Yellow. Big white head. Aroma is mostly grassy, some hoppyness and citrus. Taste: rye is forthright, some acetone in the finish. Feel is fairly smooth,medium carbonation. The little bite in the finish is smoothed out by a creaminess, but it almost tastes soapy at that point. Not too shabby. Rocky......WIN!!!!"
**

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Photo of dacrza1
4.17/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

DATE: May 27, 2016... OCCASION:having negotiated the long week, I welcome the Memorial Day weekend with The Fellowship of the Ring, the Cavs' hopeful ECF-clinching win, and whatever else comes our way... APPEARANCE: dark, dense and approaching a tiger's orange-amber body... white head forms a two-finger cream that settles to coral striping and a strong surf on the surface... high-arching lace forms a distinct cloud line... effervescence is slow and steady but uneventful... AROMA: a nice bourbon and pepper draw early, after which stone fruit, melon, mango and some astringent esters... PALATE: full-bodied, intense and active on the teeth, with a vibrant, lingering aftertaste... chunky and chewy and suckable, if possible... a meal in itself... TASTE: a strong, spicy bite--pepper, allspice and warm rye bread... apple and watermelon late... a bevy of characteristics compete for the tastebuds... OVERALL: what a powerful punch of hops and rye--the rye bread malts especially develop a strong profile that supports east and west coast hop tendencies... another victory for Great Lakes Brewing...

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Photo of baklo
3.42/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beginner2
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.2/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jkonte
3.35/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PittBeerGirl
3.84/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SMH_NWI
4.1/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of sposter4
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MilesRaymond
3.9/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Zylod
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sabtos
2.46/5  rDev -38.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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

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Rye Of The Tiger IPA from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.98 out of 5 with 1,600 ratings
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