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RATINGS: 305   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 92   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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This kitty has claws. Named for its one-two punch of fierce hops and sharp rye content,our Rye of the Tiger India Pale Ale is a thrilling ale with bite, handcrafted for the fighter in all of us. Like tigers creeping through tall grass, hopheads will stalk this majestic golden brew, rising to the challenge of its bold flavor attack. Full-bodied and loaded with hops, our Rye of the Tiger IPA is brewed with rye malt, adding a spicy complexity to every sip. Itís an ale meant to inspire feats of strength and skill, a worthy contender in the bout against the flavorless. If you can step into the ring with this hopped-up cat, youíve earned your stripes.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jmagnus87 (2438) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - JUL 8, 2013
12oz bottle poured into a shaker. Pours a slightly cloudy orange with a half finger of white head. Aroma of rye with a little pine and citrus. Taste is mrdium bitter and is the same as aroma. Medium bodied with a somewhat slick texture. Lively carbonation and a very long finish. Overall, very good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mansquito (3444) - Nueva York, New York, USA - JUL 7, 2013
Total Wine, Fairfax 12oz: Pours a copper color with an off-white head. Aroma is grass and rye. Pretty much not citrus. Mostly a combination of rye and grassy hops. Melded together very well. Easily sessionable. A tad bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MIBRomeo (2561) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 6, 2013
Dark golden color very dense white head with great lacing. Well coated palate a bit acidic in the post swallow. Aroma of rye grass and a hint of sweet. Flavor is quite bitter grassy notes a fair amount of caramel finishes. Ok but not as good as I would have hoped.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ADesenberg (626) - Ohio, USA - JUL 1, 2013
Bottle: pours a dark burnt orangeish color with a nice off white head. Aroma is spice and light citrus, breadiness. The flavor is very nice... a bitter bite that is balanced by the breadiness. Great beer.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
closey22 (923) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - JUN 26, 2013
Amber orange thin lacy foamy off white head; light aroma; Flava is roasty slightly chocolatey ; feel slight to medium little fizz; finishes dry and hoppy bitter

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JUN 26, 2013
Sixer from Samís, Durham. Great Lakes has been killing it with IPAs lately. This nicely spicy one might be the best of the lot. Nice hazy gold pour, vigorous carbonation and head. Bright hops are everywhere in the aroma, with spicy notes in there for contrast. Much more integration of the two in the flavors, which are nicely balanced between bitter and floral. The long spicy finish really adds personality too.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
garrison (776) - Cin. city, Ohio, USA - JUN 24, 2013
Purchased at the Westchester, Ohio (a Cincinnati suburb, and the home area of House Speaker John Boehner) - this is a fine rye ale, and is the celebratory 25th anniversary brew by Flying Dog.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
joshmcg000 (322) - Iowa, USA - JUN 22, 2013
Pours hazy copper with white head. Aroma is strong citrus hops. Nice floral and citrus hop flavors, caramel malt backbone the rye gives it a little extra spiciness. Really good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ross (2090) - weddington, North Carolina, USA - JUN 17, 2013
Bottles. This was a shocker, because I was not expecting it to be as good as it was; especially considering the now wide availability. Orange color - tan head, aroma is packed with hops; citrus, grass, etc. Taste smooth and somewhat refreshing - no alcohol burn for a 7.5% beer. This one is now in my six pack rotation from the local grocery store.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rumproasts (2947) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 16, 2013
bottle. Amber with small head. Huge rye and hops. Maybe a bit too much rye for my tastes, but itís everything youíd expect from a Rye-based IPA.


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