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Great Lakes Burning River Pale Ale - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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Great Lakes Burning River Pale AleGreat Lakes Burning River Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
89
very good

2,498 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,498
Reviews: 981
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 92
Gots: 149 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Great Lakes Brewing Co. visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-06-2001)
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Reviews by BeerBuckeye:
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BeerBuckeye

Ohio

4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a beautiful golden amber with puffy, two finger head, lots of carbonation rising from the bottom. Very good looking beer.

S - A good sweet malt characteristic, a bit of light hop notes in the background.

T - Wow, a decent amount of hops in this beer with a good balance of malts. The malts are very sweet and balance out the bitterness very nicely. The hops are piney and very forward, as others have said, it's a bit like an IPA. But extremely balanced.

M - The mouthfeel is quite thick with a good amount of carbonation.

D - Very drinkable. A great, refreshing beer. I forsee this as a great beer for the summer months.

Overall, I was quite impressed with this offering from Great Lakes.

Serving type: bottle

03-08-2011 00:55:45 | More by BeerBuckeye
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Great Lakes Burning River Pale Ale from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 2,498 ratings.