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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

2,490 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,490
Reviews: 981
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 92
Gots: 148 | 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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wedge

North Carolina

3.93/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Clear gold under a solid off-white head of soapy looking cream. Aroma is a blend of citrusy and floral Cascades and more earthy, leafy hops along with some toasty malts. Straightforward, tasty, zesty citrus hop flavor over some cracker malts and a bit of caramel. The finish is lightly sweet and bitter. Medium bodied and crisp - goes down very easily. A nice, well-made, refreshing pale ale that (as always) is best when you can find a fresh bottle.

Serving type: bottle

06-19-2012 00:45:47 | More by wedge
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Flounder57

Massachusetts

4.01/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle was poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: A one finger head was poured that reduced to a puffy layer. It is a pale orange color with great clarity and vision of lots of bubbles coming up through the glass. Spotty lacing down the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Citrus, herbal, grassy hops followed by toasted and pale malts.

Taste: Toasted and pale malts forward with all the hop characteristics and bitterness in between. Balanced and drinkable.

Mouthfeel: Chewy, crisp, refreshing, bite, light to medium bodied, and medium carbonation.

Overall: There is a nice balance to this beer and I wish I had more. Will have to put in some requests with friends driving through Pennsylvania again.

Serving type: bottle

07-11-2014 06:09:50 | More by Flounder57
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Great Lakes Burning River Pale Ale from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 2,490 ratings.