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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

235 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 235
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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mobyfann

Ohio

3.8/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Paid $7.49 for a 6-pack...

The brew pours a cloudy golden base, moderate head, good head retention and lacing on the glass. The aroma is really funky, barnyard yeast mixed with some mellow sweet malt and hops.

The taste is hybird Saison-Experimental, low carbonation, great hop/malt blend, earthy flavors with a sweet aftertaste; definitely an acquired taste. Easy on the mouth and at 6.2% abv is a 2-3 session beer and then the experiment will grow as old as the creationist v. evolution debate.

Final Thought: It tastes better than it smells, but for some that would be enough, solid all-around; reminds me of Avery's 15th Anniversary Ale.

Serving type: bottle

06-12-2009 02:34:09 | More by mobyfann
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Great Lakes Grassroots Ale from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
76 out of 100 based on 235 ratings.