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Great Lakes Rye of the Tiger Clone HomeBrew Recipe

Great Lakes Rye of the Tiger Rye IPA clone
Great Lakes Rye of the Tiger Rye IPA clone
Great Lakes Rye of the Tiger Rye IPA clone


Recipe Type: All Grain
Size: 5 Gallons
Beer Style: Rye IPA
Target ABV: 7.5%
Target IBUs: 92
Recipe Type:
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Posted September 6, 2013 by


All Grain Rye IPA Recipe

Profile: HomeBrew recipe for a Rye IPA similar to Great Lakes Rye of the Tiger. Crisp and dry with notes of spicy rye, biscuity malt, and dank earthy hops. Very high hop bitterness in the finish.



12 lbs Pale 2-row

2.5 lbs Rye Malt

1 lb Biscuit

12 oz. Crystal 45

Hops (Pellets)

1 oz. Warrior 16%a, 60 minutes

1 oz. Columbus 15%a, 30 minutes

1 oz. Simcoe 13%a, 20 minutes

YeastWhite Labs WLP001 California Yeast or Wyeast 1056 American Ale

Dry-Hops: 1 oz. Simcoe (whole leaf)


Mash all grains for 75 minutes at 152 degrees.

Sparge at 170 degrees.

90 Minute boil with hop regimen above.

Primary ferment at 67 degrees.

Rack to keg or secondary and age for 4 weeks. Add dry hops for the last 10 days.


    Just racked this brew to secondary. smelled great. Used wlp051 instead of wlp001. I cant wait to try it.


    Garrett V

    This recipe came out awesome. Simcoe hops and rye malt are a kick-ass combo!


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