In the realm of imperial/double IPAs, Three Floyds Brewing presents the Rye Da Tiger, a follow-up to the memorable Rye’da Lightning. Drawing parallels to the legendary Ronnie James Dio, this double Rye IPA aims to deliver a sonic experience to the taste buds.

Visual Symphony

The Rye Da Tiger pours into a goblet, revealing a clear amber gold hue adorned with a beige ring and micro film. A visual symphony that sets the stage for what’s to come.

Aroma: Citrus Chronicles

The olfactory journey is marked by notes of grapefruit and dank tangerine, accompanied by a subtle undercurrent of brown sugar. A fragrance that beckons the drinker into the hop-laden adventure.

Palate Party

The tasting experience unfolds with grapefruit citrus hops taking the center stage, complemented by the dry spiciness of the malt. A hop bitterness lingers, leaving a lasting impression on the palate.

Mouthfeel: Juicy Elegance

The Rye Da Tiger dances on the tongue with a juicy, medium-bodied grace, supported by a modest carbonation that adds a touch of effervescence to the overall composition.

Tasty Triumph

In the grand finale, the Rye Da Tiger emerges as a tasty triumph in the world of hop-forward brews. The amalgamation of flavors creates a profile that is both bold and harmonious, showcasing the mastery of Three Floyds Brewing.

Hoppy Harmony

Hop enthusiasts will find solace in the hoppy symphony orchestrated by the Rye Da Tiger. The grapefruit citrus notes and dry spiciness intertwine seamlessly, creating a harmonious balance that elevates the drinking experience.

Deceptive Drinkability

Clocking in at a formidable 8.6% abv, the Rye Da Tiger surprises with its super drinkable nature. A testament to its craftsmanship, this brew defies expectations, providing a smooth sipping experience that belies its higher alcohol content.

A Comparative Note

In the subjective realm of personal preferences, the reviewer expresses a preference for the Rye Da Tiger over the acclaimed Dreadnaught. This revelation adds a layer of intrigue for those familiar with Three Floyds’ repertoire.


Three Floyds Rye Da Tiger stands as a testament to the brewery’s ability to push the boundaries of flavor within the realm of imperial/double IPAs. With its memorable taste, hoppy excellence, and deceptive drinkability, this brew is poised to leave a lasting imprint on the discerning palate.