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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

2,539 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,539
Reviews: 983
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 95
Gots: 159 | 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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bubrewer

Florida

4.33/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle with "best by" date of 3/30/05, I tasted on 7/29/05. Pours a clear copper color with acceptable head. Aroma is citrous and very nice. Bitterness is low, but fits very well with the malt profile. Althought this bottle may have degraded somewhat by age, I'm guessing fresh from the keg this would really be something special.

Serving type: bottle

07-31-2005 04:03:52 | More by bubrewer
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Appearance: Pours a light copper with a 3/4" foamy off-white head. Crystal clear with steady carbonation. Lacing down the glass, and retains a thick frothy cap.

Aroma: Fruity/citrusy/hoppy. "Cascadey," orange pith. Not just hop fruitiness, I think some of this is yeast, too.

Taste: Tight, dry arrival; flash of sweetness across mid-palate. A little grassy.

Mouthfeel: Mid-to-full bodied. Heavier than I remember, but very refreshing.

Overall: Tremendously well-balanced APA, with a tilt toward hops. Love this beer and will be buying again. Sweeter than Columbus Brewing Company's pale ale.

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Great Lakes Burning River Pale Ale from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 2,539 ratings.