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Hibernation Ale - Great Divide Brewing Company

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Hibernation AleHibernation Ale

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

2,185 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,185
Reviews: 1,064
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 95
Gots: 110 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  8.70% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-26-2001)
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Chiefy770

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4.29/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 fl. ounce bottle into a nonic pint glass.

Appearance: Brown body with a red tint. A rather short light brown head caps the body off. Great sticky lacing throughout.

Smell: Toasted grains. Wood. Burnt caramel. Overall a very rich nose.

Taste: Great hit of toasted malts up front. Mild and creamy notes of caramel are also present. Slightly bitter floral notes from the hops break through the dense malts. Not necessarily my ideal balance for an old ale but it works.

Mouthfeel: Medium body. Low-medium carbonation. Dry finish.

Overall: Very bold flavors in this brew. I really enjoyed the way the malts and hops tried to counter each other. Certainly a great brew. I plan on trying one of these with a year on it... I will post my thoughts here when that time comes.

Give this one a try, it does not disappoint!

Serving type: bottle

12-31-2013 22:53:28 | More by Chiefy770
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Hibernation Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 2,185 ratings.