RATINGS: 350   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 92   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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. Its 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, youve earned your stripes.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
nbondi (203) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 19, 2012
Clear gold with big off-white head. Nose of pineapple, pine, orange zest, and resin. Good medium body with lively carbonation. Subdued flavors of pine, resin, mandarin orange, and rye. Lasting, sweet resinous finish. Pretty good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dacrza (940) - Great Meadows, New Jersey, USA - MAY 27, 2016
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 tigers 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...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hman43 (1483) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - AUG 28, 2015
Clear golden in color with good lacing. Aromas of citrus and floral. Taste of citrus, floral and a bit of rye.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
OsuStu (260) - - AUG 18, 2015
12 oz bottle. A nice deep, translucent amber with a off white head. Aroma is grass, very ripe fruit, banana, apricot, and citrus. Bitterness that is slightly astringent. Complex malts. Bready, apples and oranges, dark caramel. Lasting bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
eaglefan538 (3042) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - AUG 8, 2015
Pour on draft in Cleveland at the ballgame was full Amber to brown with a frothy huge head. Aroma of caramel and citrus and pine. Flavor followed with that spicy rye sharp bite. Darned fine. Hop Rod, lets go head to head!!!!!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
knickskicks (1162) - - AUG 6, 2015
Orange pour. Nose and taste are tropical fruits and good malt balance. Flowery. Dry bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
scarletfire65 (1441) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 25, 2015
Bottle at Square in Chicago. Spicy rye aroma. Full bodied and very malty sweet underneath. Huge rye spiciness, fruity hoppage. Bold dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mymaestro (55) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUL 24, 2015
Spicy aroma, pours golden with a thick tan head. Peppery bitter start with a rich malty finish, not too sweet. On tap at Jet Rock in the PHL terminal B

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheJester (2542) - Cavan Monaghan, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 11, 2015
On tap at Progressive Field. A favourite style of mine, and this one doesnt disappoint. Gold-amber with a nice white head. Citrus and caramel in the nose. The flavour is more complex, with lemon and pineapple from the hops joined by peppery rye malt. Nice bitterness level.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pinkzambia (1930) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 5, 2015
Bottle: Clear gold with a frothy head. Dry rubber aroma of rye followed by a well balanced hop flavor. Many times, the rye is too strong but this is just right.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zach8270 (4022) - Henrietta, New York, USA - JUL 3, 2015
(bottle - 12 oz) Clear gold with a thin white head. Dry rye in the aroma with a pronounced hop bitterness. Bitter and dry throughout with a nice dry rye flavor near the middle. Bitter bite lasts at the finish.

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