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Hibernation Ale - Great Divide Brewing Company

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Hibernation AleHibernation Ale

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,469 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,469
Reviews: 1,081
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 110
Gots: 187 | 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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3.98/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into snifter.

A - Dark amber-brown with a bubbly off-white head.

S - Roasted grain, graham cracker, caramel, light chocolate, earthy hops. Sweet and inviting.

T - Complex malt blend of caramel, chocolate, bread, and roast. Piney hops creep in to lend a little bitterness. Nutty and earthy. Very flavorful.

M - Smooth, creamy, and thick. Medium carbonation with a slightly dry finish.

O - I enjoyed this one a lot - a definite sipping beer. I loved the complexity and balance in this beer, and the alcohol is not very noticeable.

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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3/5  rDev -25.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

Photo of bluejacket74
4.4/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 ounce bottle, bottled on September 5, 2012. Served in a pint glass, the beer pours a clear ruby red/brown color with a half-inch light tan head that stayed around for a little while. There's a lot of lacing, too. Aroma is nice, it's smells like toasted malt, dark bread, dark fruit, caramel, brown sugar and some chocolate and coffee. It tastes like dark fruit, caramel, dark bread, nuts, molasses, light smoked malt and chocolate. Mouthfeel/body is medium/full, it's creamy and coating with moderate carbonation. I think it's a good brew, I know I'll buy this again! $1.99 for a single bottle.

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2/5  rDev -50.4%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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Hibernation Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 2,469 ratings.