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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

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by cabsandking on 12-07-2006

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Ratings: 1,599 |  Reviews: 268
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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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3/5  rDev -24.8%

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4.38/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap in a shaker:

A: Lovely tawny orange-light brown color. Transparent. Solid, inch head, stays throughout the session, leaving significant lacing.

S/T: Nice bright, citrusy hops with a touch of herb, with a good punch of rye throughout. Bready undertones provide a really balanced rye beer. Malt is subtly sweet, a good roasted barley, perhaps carob.

M: Like the taste, quite a pleasant middle ground.

O: Excellent rye beer. Flavorful, but not unbalanced, as is often a difficulty with many a lesser rye beer. Good balance between the rye and the hops, with enough malt to carry it through without getting unpleasant.

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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4.09/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Poured into a pint glass. It appears a dark amber with a one finger head.
S - Hops and Rye
T - Hops. Citrus, grapefruit, and pine. Spicy Rye. Caramel malts and well balanced.
M - Full body and noticeable carbination. slightly dry finish.
O - A strong and interesting IPA with the rye and spice flavor. Try it if you like hops and rye.

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3.93/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into tulip.

A - Honey yellow with a inch of fluffy white head.

S - Caramel malt, fresh citrus hops, rye, slight floral notes.

T - Earthy pine, citrus, spicy rye. Sweet bready malt lends balance. Finishes mildly bitter with a soft grainy rye flavor.

M - Smooth and creamy, medium bodied. Crisp carbonation, very dry finish.

O - This is a nicely balanced, flavorful rye IPA. Extremely drinkable, the alcohol is masked well.

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5/5  rDev +25.3%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4.11/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Bought from spartan spirits for around 2 dollars a single.

Paired with Crunchy's cheese pizza

lively transparent. golden blonde colored beer. About two fingers of off white fizzy head when poured, stabilizes at around. Great lacing, big chunky waves. Very grainy in the smell not just rye but also

Big rye punch upfront. semi bitter floral and piney hop finish. Very crisp and clean, would like to see a touch more body and less carbonation but no major complains.

Overall: very solid beer out of GLBC, one of their better ones.

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4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

Rye Of The Tiger IPA from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.99 out of 5 with 1,599 ratings
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