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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

2,527 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,527
Reviews: 982
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 93
Gots: 155 | 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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BeastLU

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

04-03-2013 22:24:53 | More by BeastLU
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flyingPharmacist

New York

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

04-02-2013 13:37:36 | More by flyingPharmacist
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vtn

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

04-02-2013 00:13:28 | More by vtn
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hockeyfighter19

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

03-31-2013 19:17:41 | More by hockeyfighter19
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cosmonick

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

03-29-2013 03:11:01 | More by cosmonick
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Sparky44

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

03-24-2013 02:26:09 | More by Sparky44
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barnzy78

Illinois

3.8/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle, pours deep golden with a frothy, white head that fades into a foam leaving some sticky lacing. Citric aroma with biscuity malt & a touch of caramel and yeast. Tastes are a nice meld of toasted grain, caramel, grassy herbal hops, grapefruit pith, a bit fruity, and some hoppy spiciness on the finish. Medium mouth-feel with ample carbonation. Overall, a very solid go-to APA that fits the style perfectly.

Serving type: bottle

03-24-2013 00:54:20 | More by barnzy78
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +0.8%

03-23-2013 23:24:37 | More by DrunkinYogi
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sluggo013

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

03-23-2013 21:07:25 | More by sluggo013
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Lanstrum

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

03-23-2013 20:41:52 | More by Lanstrum
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elBecko

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

03-23-2013 19:40:28 | More by elBecko
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SkinniePost

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

03-22-2013 16:35:13 | More by SkinniePost
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Hermthegerm

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +0.8%

03-21-2013 19:46:31 | More by Hermthegerm
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claytong

Vermont

3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

03-19-2013 04:51:01 | More by claytong
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AmitC

New York

4.05/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a snifter. Enjoy by date crossed - 3/3/13

Excellent pour. Just a tad thicker than one finger thick off white colored head. A lot of bubbles rising up vigorously. Excellent lacing on the sides. Very clear pale golden color. Looks really phenomenal.

Aroma is a tad bit moderate in strength. Very similar to its elder brother Commodore Perry. A bit rustic, off beat wild weed aroma. A good amount of malt notes.

Flavor is very much the same but with a jest. A nicely balanced flavor that gives a hint of hops but is not bitter. A little bit of orange peel and grape fruit mix towards the end. Finish is very slightly bitter with a lot of dryness.

Mouth feel is light medium. Very easy, smooth and sessionable touch. High on carbonation and effervescence.

Style Rate: 4.25
Personal Rate: 4

Serving type: bottle

03-19-2013 02:14:38 | More by AmitC
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Richie24CLE

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

03-18-2013 15:53:56 | More by Richie24CLE
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jman005

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

03-18-2013 04:21:00 | More by jman005
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JohnQVD

New York

3/5  rDev -24.4%

03-17-2013 19:25:53 | More by JohnQVD
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Borlando89

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

03-17-2013 03:33:43 | More by Borlando89
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Pinioned

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

03-16-2013 20:54:26 | More by Pinioned
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weonfire

Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.8%

03-15-2013 02:43:34 | More by weonfire
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psuwakko

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

03-13-2013 17:38:33 | More by psuwakko
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Danno

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

03-13-2013 04:53:33 | More by Danno
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mrjoshuac

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

03-11-2013 17:37:06 | More by mrjoshuac
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juicebox

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

03-11-2013 01:07:47 | More by juicebox
Great Lakes Burning River Pale Ale from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 2,527 ratings.