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Great Lakes Grassroots Ale - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
76
okay

236 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 236
Reviews: 178
rAvg: 3.3
pDev: 23.94%
Wants: 7
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
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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DannyS

New York

3.88/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

An extra from a trade with Kirok 1999. Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a 20 oz. beer mug.

A - A translucent orange gold with a mountainous white, fluffy head that retains very well.

S - Lots of musty hay and farmhouse funk, with a little boozyness backing it up.

T - Pepper, ginger, coriander, herbs, chamomile. An absolutely herbaceous brew. A bit unbalanced, but quite tasty and unique.

M - Nothing special; a bit watery, and the fizz is a bit lacking. But otherwise, nice and smooth.

D - It'd be great for sessioning if the flavors weren't so strong. I could probably have another one of these, but it's definitely not one that's designed for heavy drinking.

Overall - A perfectly capable Saison, if not a bit overboard with the flavors. Still enjoyed it, though.

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2009 02:57:35 | More by DannyS
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Great Lakes Grassroots Ale from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
76 out of 100 based on 236 ratings.