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Great Lakes Christmas Ale - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

Great Lakes Christmas AleGreat Lakes Christmas Ale

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,969 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1969
Reviews: 767
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 13.13%


Brewed by:
Great Lakes Brewing Co. visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: OldFrothingSlosh on 11-16-2002)
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Christmas Ale - Freshness date of today.
A: Nothing special in the mahogany, amber body, not much head retention or lace. Average.

S: Nothing in the smell surprises. A sweet, malty caramel body with some dark, faint fruit.

T: Follows the smell, but more densely flavor packed. More malt over hops, and none of the spice or honey is heavy handed. A bit of cherry and peach on the mid- to finish. Better as it warms, but frankly, a little too cherry-cola, Dr Pepper, OHIO to my decidedly coastal palate.

Good balance. I'd rather a winter ale sticks its neck out further.

MF: well crafted like everything this brewer does, and you can feel it in the body and the finish.

Serving type: bottle

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Great Lakes Christmas Ale from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 1,969 ratings.