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RATINGS: 300   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.


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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
durhambeer (2500) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - APR 12, 2013
Bottle from Samís Quik Shop. Pours bright light orange with a thin white head. Nose of huge fresh citrus and notes of tropical fruit. Rye bready malts. Taste is a good balance of both. Little sharp rye kick at the end. A unique beer, but the hops seem so great, Iíd like try try it without the rye.


2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sammy (8529) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 14, 2014
On tap at macgregor amherst. Golden with lace lines. Cheese in aroma. Sweet rye soso drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
miyauchi38 (201) - chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 12, 2014
甘さがかなり&# まあ、美味し&

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wmubronco1992 (611) - Coldwater, Michigan, USA - AUG 10, 2014
Bottle. Pours honey color. Big frothy long lasting off white head. Aroma of pine, but also spice. Flavor has citrus and lots of pepper spices. Good lacing. Big hoppy mouthfeel. Dry finish. Good beer that Iíd drink again.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (7826) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 7, 2014
Bottle from Caponeís. Pours medium coppery with off-white head. Nose was hops, rye and caramel malts, spicy. Tasted full bodied, with caramel malt, notes of rye, heavy hops, mango, and a somewhat syrupy yet spicy finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bth122 (1257) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 6, 2014
Bottle. Poured a golden color with one finger head. Aroma of potent rye bread, rice, and floral grass hay hops. Gives way to a light sweetness and medium light bitter throughout. Very unique and surprisingly pretty good. Yo Adrian- come have a sip of this! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
murphious2000 (3) - - JUL 24, 2014 does not count
Pour is medium carbonation, off white to creamy head of 3/4in with gentle bubbles in glass. Slight haze and light amber color. Aroma of bread, pineapple, maybe some apricot(?)--could be a blend of the malt sweetness and pineapple combined. Taste is somewhat thin, slight citrus dryness with back of tongue hop bitterness in finish. Rye could be a bit stronger. Overall a smooth beer, needs a little more depth/complexity to be outstanding.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
1pintatatime (72) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 15, 2014
Poured from a bottle. Amber color with a long-lasting off-white head. Aroma is malt-forward with bread and biscuit ahead of the hops. Taste is initially sweet but thatís quickly followed by pepper, cloves, and maybe even a hint of ginger before the bitterness kicks in. The finish is quite bitter and long. Overall flavor is quite complex. The mouth feel is a little less firm than Iíd prefer, but still tasty, even it itís not an every day beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ads135 (2890) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - JUL 5, 2014
One of my least favorite Great Lakes beers, mostly because of the buttery aftertaste. The peppery spice is nice, though....

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ogivlado (5666) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JUL 4, 2014
Bottled 355ml. -Courtesy of MatSciGuy, shared with him and Marko (thanks!). Orange/golden coloured, small off-white head, pleasant hoppy nose. Sweet malty, citric hoppy and light alcoholic with moderate bitterness in the finish. Interesting but somehow pretty ordinary brew.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jflopsu (527) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Pours a clear rust orange with white head. Has a grainy and citrus hop aroma. A very earthy and grainy taste with strong malts and hops that linger with a bitter aftertaste.


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