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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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mactrail

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4.33/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Rich and malty, with a distinctive nutty flavor. The nose is equally unusual with a fruitcake aroma plus caramel corn. Rather sweet as you sip, but eases into a long dark aftertaste with a pleasant bite of hops.

Coppery, reddish amber in the tall glass with plenty of suds. So mellow and full of that tawny, toffee flavor with hazelnuts and roasted malt. Even a hint of Scotch. Flavorful and mouthfilling. If you like anything with some fruit and darkness in it, this is a great beer to try.

This has been one of my top favorites among the winter and holiday seasonals for several years. Opened this one for Christmas night tasting. Should have put one out for Santa Claus with a turkey sandwich. And to all a good night!

Serving type: bottle

12-26-2011 05:09:33 | More by mactrail
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Hibernation Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 2,185 ratings.