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Great Lakes Grassroots Ale - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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Great Lakes Grassroots AleGreat Lakes Grassroots Ale

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BA SCORE
76
okay

233 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 233
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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Rudgers73

New York

1.93/5  rDev -41.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1

Bough a sixer on sale for $6.99.

Pours a light golden color with a touch of cloudiness. Small head that fades quickly. Aroma is sweet and biscuity like a standard saison, but then comes the faint herbal smell. I think it's the chamomile. Taste is also decent except for that same overwhelming herbal taste.

Now, I know this beer is supposed to have all the herbs in it that I can taste, but the honestly just don't work for me. I think it is the fact that there are too many herbs. It is like a decent saison mixed with herbal tea from a health food store.

Interesting concept, but my taste buds think that is tastes terrible.

Serving type: bottle

07-30-2009 00:37:10 | More by Rudgers73
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Great Lakes Grassroots Ale from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
76 out of 100 based on 233 ratings.