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Great Lakes Conway's Irish Ale - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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Great Lakes Conway's Irish AleGreat Lakes Conway's Irish Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,139 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,139
Reviews: 449
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.58%
Wants: 52
Gots: 62 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Great Lakes Brewing Co. visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Red Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: chilidog on 07-28-2002)
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Reviews by dorianmarley:
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dorianmarley

Ohio

4.15/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance is rusty, red-orange with a fabulous, fluffy white head and some good lacing.

Nose has some medium malt and a bit of pepper; and some orange zest.

Taste is blend of toasted malt and orange zest, with some toasted marshmallow. It has a natural roastedness that is soothing instead of gimmicky.

Mouthfeel is clean and easygoing, with medium carbonation.

Overall, this beer is exceptional for its naturally roasted flavor, as well as its unpretentious drinkability.

Serving type: bottle

05-30-2012 21:40:08 | More by dorianmarley
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allengarvin

Texas

4.04/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: This is a light walnut-colored beer. The pour developed a significant head, fading after a minute to a solid half-inch.
S: Bready, with a lot of caramel.
T: Good malt, with crusty, toasted bread notes and light caramel. Bitterness keeps the sweetness at bay, and adds some earthy hop flavor. Finish is relatively dry.
M: Neutral texture, medium carbonation.

Well-crafted. In fact, nearly every beer in GL's lineup has been good. I'd never had them before last week.

Serving type: bottle

08-01-2014 21:30:37 | More by allengarvin
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glass_house

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

08-01-2014 18:02:59 | More by glass_house
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9udders

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +5.3%

08-01-2014 03:04:21 | More by 9udders
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Arch578

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

08-01-2014 01:41:11 | More by Arch578
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Andrewcc57

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

07-30-2014 23:46:36 | More by Andrewcc57
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Kinger2425


4/5  rDev +5.3%

07-28-2014 07:20:47 | More by Kinger2425
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wrightst

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

07-27-2014 14:08:37 | More by wrightst
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assman79

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

07-26-2014 15:52:48 | More by assman79
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pjkelley82

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

07-23-2014 08:46:25 | More by pjkelley82
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Brutaltruth

Ohio

3.79/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Smooth easy drinker from Great Lakes. Pours a brilliant copper color with a very thin white head and light lacing. Nose of caramel malts. Taste is up front light brown sugar and caramel with a crisp clean aftertaste that satisfies. Light carbonated mouthfeel makes it an excellent session beer and a good beginner brew for the new beer nut palate. It is worth noting that this beer varies a bit year to year, just like many Great Lakes brews. Some times more malty, sometimes thinner, but all in all highly quaffable.

Serving type: growler

07-20-2014 20:21:36 | More by Brutaltruth
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DaHood

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +5.3%

07-19-2014 02:14:02 | More by DaHood
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target88

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

07-19-2014 01:17:23 | More by target88
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cyclonece09

Maryland

3.78/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a 14 oz "pint" glass. Pours orange red with a small white head that dissipates but leaves a tad of lacing. Smells of lightly roasted barley with a little but ad fruit, grape jumping out the most. Tastes of medium roasted malt with a bit of creaminess. Beer is light-medium bodied with good carbonation and nice finish. Overall a pretty good beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2014 00:53:06 | More by cyclonece09
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Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.3%

07-18-2014 03:36:04 | More by HopHed420
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

07-16-2014 20:06:54 | More by pat_usher
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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

07-15-2014 00:31:29 | More by Geekly
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Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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Ohio

4/5  rDev +5.3%

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Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -27.6%

07-13-2014 21:03:44 | More by vader06
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Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

07-13-2014 19:10:05 | More by kybeerdrinker
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jscureman001


3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

07-11-2014 02:21:15 | More by jscureman001
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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

07-10-2014 17:06:50 | More by drwatson32
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Illinois

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Great Lakes Conway's Irish Ale from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 1,139 ratings.