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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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very good

1,193 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,193
Reviews: 451
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 11.61%
Wants: 53
Gots: 77 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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4.04/5  rDev +6.6%
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.

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.79/5  rDev 0%
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.

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.78/5  rDev -0.3%
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.

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Great Lakes Conway's Irish Ale from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 1,193 ratings.