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Great Lakes Christmas Ale - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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Great Lakes Christmas AleGreat Lakes Christmas Ale

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BA SCORE
89
very good

2,083 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,083
Reviews: 768
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 12.88%
Wants: 90
Gots: 176 | FT: 4
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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screamking

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4.24/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle poured into GL Christmas ale snifter. I've had this glass for 7 yrs, this is the first time it's had GLCA in it.

Pours dark ruby amber, with a two finger khaki head. Classic Great Lakes looks, always have great looking beers. The aroma is filled with cinnamon, nutmeg, and a good dose of vanillia. The taste has less sweetness up front, instead there's a nice bitterness in its stead. Mid palate the sweetness kicks is with vanilla. The cinnamon and nutmeg last for quite awhile in the aftertaste. Mouthfeel is surpisingly light making it very easy to drink. ABV is a bit high and sneaks up on you. This is a holiday classic in ohio and I don't see that changing anytime soon.

Serving type: bottle

11-09-2013 02:31:50 | More by screamking
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Great Lakes Christmas Ale from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 2,083 ratings.