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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

1,311 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,311
Reviews: 477
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.32%
Wants: 56
Gots: 153 | FT: 2
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:
Beer added by: chilidog on 07-28-2002

No notes at this time.
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Appearance - Reddish copper. Slightly hazy. Short off-white head with good persistence.

Smell - Medium roasted malt. Toffee and raisins. Not getting any hops.

Taste - Sweet medium-roasted malt. Bready caramel. A little bitter in the finish and a little watery character. No hoppiness.

Mouthfeel - Medium and smooth.

Overall - Very dirinkable, but I'm not crazy about this iteration. Flavors don't melt quite right for me.

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Pours out a standard amber color but with a flash head and minimal lacing only. Smells like graham crackers with a hint of toasted nuttiness. Flavor is more about a generic sort of maltiness that has the toasted and nutty character in the background. I couldn't find any hop presence at all in this one. Has a clean crisp quality over its medium thick body.

Not bad, but not great either.

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Great Lakes Conway's Irish Ale from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 1,311 ratings.