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Great Lakes Grassroots Ale - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

Great Lakes Grassroots AleGreat Lakes Grassroots Ale

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227 Ratings
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Ratings: 227
Reviews: 178
rAvg: 3.3
pDev: 23.64%


Brewed by:
Great Lakes Brewing Co. visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Bottled Grassroots Ale is a Saison formerly named "Hale Ale".

(Beer added by: neenerzig on 10-24-2008)
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BeerFMAndy

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4.65/5  rDev +40.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into a Triple Karmeliet tulip. Best by 10/13/09 printed on the label with the serving temperature.

A - Cloudy bright golden color with a dense, white, two finger head with good retention and some lacing.

S - Banana esters and strong spices - coriander - lemon peel gives it a citrusy aroma - yeasty - Belgian strain certainly. Bread and sweet malts overflowing.

T - Belgian yeast and a strong banana ester with a slight but noticeable citrus character. Heavy but not offensive spicing. Coriander. Sweet and malty too.

M - Smooth yet well carbonated. Creamy and soft on the palate. Spicy and slightly dry.

D - While this beer is incredible, it's flavor, I think, is a bit much for the long haul. Holy crap is it good though.

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2009 04:09:11 | More by BeerFMAndy
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Great Lakes Grassroots Ale from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
76 out of 100 based on 227 ratings.