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Green Lakes Organic Ale - Deschutes Brewery

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BA SCORE
85
very good

342 Ratings
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Ratings: 342
Reviews: 191
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 10.9%
Wants: 7
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Alc. by Vol.: 5.2%
IBUs: 45

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 12-30-2007)
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Ratings: 342 | Reviews: 191 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of stinkydaddy
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

stinkydaddy, Jul 04, 2013
Photo of bjrenquist
4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

bjrenquist, Jun 24, 2013
Photo of Metaltildeath
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Metaltildeath, Jun 09, 2013
Photo of jakecattleco
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

jakecattleco, May 31, 2013
Photo of MooseBoose
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

MooseBoose, May 13, 2013
Photo of Xzfgiimtsath
4/5  rDev +6.4%

Xzfgiimtsath, May 10, 2013
Photo of MN_Beerticker
4/5  rDev +6.4%

MN_Beerticker, May 06, 2013
Photo of xnicknj
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

xnicknj, May 02, 2013
Photo of Pivo
4.75/5  rDev +26.3%

Pivo, Apr 27, 2013
Photo of takelondon
4/5  rDev +6.4%

takelondon, Apr 23, 2013
Photo of mjurney
4.51/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance:
Copper color, touch of haze. Lots of rising carbonation. Thick rocky head.

Aroma:
Piney and citrus hops, sweet caramel malts.

Taste:
Piney, citrus, slight floral hops. Fruity notes, red apples and pear. Deep caramel malts in the background. Finish is bitter-sweet, clean. Body is medium, soft, slight creamy, smooth, semi-dry.

Overall:
Well made American Amber Ale. Very delicious and highly drinkable.

mjurney, Apr 14, 2013
Photo of HoistinBrews
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

HoistinBrews, Apr 11, 2013
Photo of G-Hawk
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

G-Hawk, Mar 10, 2013
Photo of kemoarps
3.84/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Beautiful rich mahogany/ruby amber. foamy white head. decent retention and lacing. I likes the looks

smells green and wet. caramel comes in and kind of sinks into the first mentions

taste follows the nose. caramel malts with a wet hoppiness, almost a little musty. some loam and almost a dusty/mild spiciness in there towards the finish

I like it. There are other things I'd rather pay for before buying another bomber, but I'd definitely pick it up again at some point

kemoarps, Mar 09, 2013
Photo of DavidST
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

DavidST, Mar 07, 2013
Photo of Craft_Hiking
4.75/5  rDev +26.3%

Craft_Hiking, Mar 02, 2013
Photo of n00blar
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

n00blar, Feb 24, 2013
Photo of N3rdM3t4l
3.28/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

12oz bottle into standard pint. Pretty excited for this, deschutes never fals and I like ambers.

A: a finger of offwhite head that is leaving good lacing. A splotchy cap remains. Good clear amber color almost red.

S: fruity hops anda slighly sweet malt smell. Pineapple and other tropical fruit notes. Smells pretty good.

T: the hops aren't as fruity as I was expecting. Solid malty body with slightly bitter end. The taste isn't as good as the smell but I would gladly buy this again.

M: good medium body. Nothing amazing about it.

O: a good amber, but nothing fantastic. I enjoy it and will finish happily.

N3rdM3t4l, Feb 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

hayesjw, Feb 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

hitshtwithsticks, Feb 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

powdersoldier, Feb 05, 2013
Photo of Fatehunter
3.36/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Two fingers of head on a fairly clear, but deep red colored body.
The smell is only faintly caramel.
The taste is has a mild malt sweetness to start, then a mild grapefruit bitterness.
The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation.
This is an easy drinkin' beer but still has some nice flavor.

Fatehunter, Feb 05, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

kingmaker, Feb 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

AnitaBrewski, Feb 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Pacioli1445, Feb 03, 2013
Green Lakes Organic Ale from Deschutes Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 342 ratings.