Great Lakes Brewing Co. in Cleveland will release its new seasonal beer Rye of the Tiger IPA this week. The beer will be available on tap exclusively at the Great Lakes brewpub starting at 4 p.m. Thursday (March 28). The Great Lakes gift shop will begin selling bottles at 5 p.m. Friday, and the beer will go into distribution on Monday (April 1).
"Our Rye of the Tiger has claws," the brewery said in a news release. "Named for its fierce hop profile and sharp rye content, Rye of the Tiger is a thrilling India pale ale with bite. Rye of the Tiger is crafted for the fighter in all of us, a powerful beer meant to inspire feats of strength and skill. At 7.5 percent, mind those cat-like reflexes if your bout goes into extra rounds. If you can handle this hopped-up kitty, you’ve earned your stripes."