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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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KAF

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

01-25-2012 22:17:38 | More by KAF
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Hopswagger

South Carolina

4.2/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes taken in tavern.

Pint glass...

S: Heavy nutty malts and woody grainy hops.

T/M: Heavy nutty roasted malts and wood. Medium bodied with a tad bit of carbonation, raisins, figs and sweet breads. Dry grainy alcohol finish.

O: Unfortunately I was a little stopped up the day I tried this. That being said I was impressed with this ale and I will try this again as soon as I can. I really enjoyed the well balance and smooth flavors that this ale had to offer.

Serving type: on-tap

01-22-2012 05:00:19 | More by Hopswagger
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jskennedy

Virginia

4/5  rDev -0.7%

01-22-2012 01:59:22 | More by jskennedy
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dprophet

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -0.7%

01-22-2012 00:30:01 | More by dprophet
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poppyjohn

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

01-21-2012 21:32:36 | More by poppyjohn
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cougarbait

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

01-21-2012 06:43:28 | More by cougarbait
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barbellsNbeers

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

01-21-2012 02:05:59 | More by barbellsNbeers
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MisterGrizz

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

01-20-2012 22:44:09 | More by MisterGrizz
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kew

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.7%

01-20-2012 02:20:23 | More by kew
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PeroxideCoffee

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

01-19-2012 14:48:09 | More by PeroxideCoffee
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scarfield

Nebraska

3.88/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

App- Pours a dark amber with a 1 to 1.5 inch head. The beer is clear, and lacing is substantial through the glass. A very appealing beer.

Smell- Musty and Malty, a bit of roasty character in there as well. Sweetness of the malt, and a bit of hops there as well.

Taste- Alcoholic warmth is present accompanied by some dark fruits and the aftertaste is one of earthiness and alcohol. Has a good long lingering taste.

MF- A bit creamy, thick, not too high on the carbonation. Appealing.

Overall, the beer is well balanced, but then again nothing particularly stands out as amazing from it, except for it being the only bee i've given a perfect "appearance" score to...Everything I looked for was there.

Serving type: bottle

01-18-2012 23:49:17 | More by scarfield
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laymansbeerfan

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

01-18-2012 20:36:02 | More by laymansbeerfan
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Puterguru

Florida

5/5  rDev +24.1%

01-18-2012 19:35:34 | More by Puterguru
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JGuill

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -0.7%

01-18-2012 16:37:28 | More by JGuill
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nmeiborg

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.7%

01-17-2012 19:23:09 | More by nmeiborg
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zenwatts

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -0.7%

01-17-2012 17:01:43 | More by zenwatts
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strongaf

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

01-17-2012 16:05:19 | More by strongaf
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savagepm

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

01-16-2012 07:55:19 | More by savagepm
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tclapper

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -0.7%

01-15-2012 19:19:11 | More by tclapper
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woz00027

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.7%

01-15-2012 17:01:20 | More by woz00027
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kizyle

Georgia

4/5  rDev -0.7%

01-15-2012 15:26:55 | More by kizyle
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marct

Nevada

4/5  rDev -0.7%

01-15-2012 01:54:25 | More by marct
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tryhansen

Virginia

4/5  rDev -0.7%

01-15-2012 00:19:40 | More by tryhansen
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btesta

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.7%

01-14-2012 22:50:15 | More by btesta
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sing

New York

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

01-14-2012 02:54:16 | More by sing
Hibernation Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 2,187 ratings.