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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

2,114 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,114
Reviews: 770
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 13.13%
Wants: 93
Gots: 193 | 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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browniewithnuts

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

08-22-2014 08:54:16 | More by browniewithnuts
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EJJ1848

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

08-20-2014 21:32:54 | More by EJJ1848
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malfunxion

New York

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

08-19-2014 03:55:17 | More by malfunxion
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malprep

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1%

Did a beer swap of another Great Lakes beer for a Christmas Ale. Went from bottle to tall chilled glass. Great pour, about 1/2 inch of head on it. Smell is winter seasonal (cinnamon) but not over powerful. Feel is a little effervescent but not over done. If you are a Troeg's Mad Elf fan you are expecting to get beat up on the flavor (it is only 7.5% ABV as compared to 12.5%, but it is smooth. Beer goes down nicely. Not my favorite from Great Lakes, but I do like them all!

08-18-2014 01:13:29 | More by malprep
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sswillard

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +26.3%

08-18-2014 00:04:33 | More by sswillard
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kotzbauerm

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +1%

08-17-2014 21:04:34 | More by kotzbauerm
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hoosier222002

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1%

08-17-2014 20:44:51 | More by hoosier222002
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Dsg10


4/5  rDev +1%

08-16-2014 19:53:11 | More by Dsg10
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gdelpino91


3.68/5  rDev -7.1%

08-16-2014 00:00:52 | More by gdelpino91
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goods003


3.24/5  rDev -18.2%

08-15-2014 00:02:37 | More by goods003
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KevChiTown


4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

08-13-2014 18:22:56 | More by KevChiTown
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JeffONeal

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

08-10-2014 12:39:54 | More by JeffONeal
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ryhn0

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

08-09-2014 02:52:07 | More by ryhn0
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Alexswim4


5/5  rDev +26.3%

08-08-2014 21:13:40 | More by Alexswim4
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Tarale9

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

08-07-2014 22:55:38 | More by Tarale9
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Moocawly

Virginia

4/5  rDev +1%

08-07-2014 02:40:26 | More by Moocawly
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zacky_U

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

08-05-2014 16:46:21 | More by zacky_U
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Craftnscotch

Ohio

4/5  rDev +1%

08-05-2014 14:46:48 | More by Craftnscotch
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ArsenAle

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

08-04-2014 02:06:38 | More by ArsenAle
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therealsikes

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -24.2%

08-03-2014 14:40:10 | More by therealsikes
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brittanylicious

Indiana

4/5  rDev +1%

08-03-2014 13:50:51 | More by brittanylicious
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heysuz

Indiana

4/5  rDev +1%

08-03-2014 04:03:35 | More by heysuz
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Vtoke47


4/5  rDev +1%

08-03-2014 02:21:03 | More by Vtoke47
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allengarvin

Texas

4.1/5  rDev +3.5%

A few months after Christmas now, which isn't ideal:
A: Clear bright walnut colored with a modest, but fading head.
S: Very spicy still, with nutmeg and cinnamon notes.
T: Sweet malt taste, with very low hop bitterness, relying mainly spices to cut the sweetness. Strong cinnamon flavor (I don't pick up the nutmeg of the aroma). Malt gives a nice bready flavor as well.
M: Nice creamy texture, full-bodied but not heavy.

Nice holiday beer!

08-02-2014 13:30:01 | More by allengarvin
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ggacmi

Ohio

5/5  rDev +26.3%

08-02-2014 12:25:08 | More by ggacmi
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Great Lakes Christmas Ale from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 2,114 ratings.