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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

2,183 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,183
Reviews: 1,064
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 94
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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KyleVick4

Florida

3.83/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 oz

A: Pours a nice clear brown color. Good head and tremendous lacing. Decent cascade effect which pleased me.

S: Chocolate. Overpowering chocolate. Then some hints of spice? I can't place the spices though... Alcohol is present in the nose as well.

T: Well, to folow up on the nose it tastes like a damn chocolate malt. A bit overpowering for my tastes, but not a bad beer if thats what you are going for. Hoppiness is present and lends a nice aftertaste which is actually noticable after the chocolate... No taste of the alcohol I smelled originally.

M: Wow, this is a chewy beer for its style. I do kind of like it though. Grows on me. I think the carbonation is perfect (which means it is probally undercarbonated for the rest of the world) and the feel is very heavy, but not extreme I guess (its no Yeti Stout)

D: Well this sucker is already almost gone... Is it because daddy started with scotch early? Well partially yes, but mainly this is an addictive beer. I still stand by the overpowering taste, but the mouthfeel seems to beg me for one more sip.

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2007 03:35:10 | More by KyleVick4
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Hibernation Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 2,183 ratings.