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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

2,187 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,187
Reviews: 1,064
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 96
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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hellomcfly

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle of 2007 Hibernation ale...
Received this from Chef Nash. This is available locally but I have never tried it. This bottle is now a year old so I finally decided to try it.

Pours a deep dark ruby color with a small tan head that disipated shortly after the pour.

Smells boozy sweet with hints of raison and dark fruit. Caramel and toast scents are present as well.

Rich and complex. Everything the nose has an more. Great chocolate and tobacco notes in the taste. There is a port like quality to it.

Medium to full boddied. Smooth mouthfeel while drinking but leaves you with a slightly sticky aftertaste.

Drinkability is solid. I could probably drink 2 of these. Not a session beer but not a task to drink either. Nose was much more boozy than the actual taste to me but perhaps it has mellowed a lot in a year. Really tasty complex beer I will have to try again.

Serving type: bottle

12-05-2008 20:17:58 | More by hellomcfly
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Hibernation Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 2,187 ratings.