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

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,180 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,180
Reviews: 451
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.58%
Wants: 51
Gots: 75 | 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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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Matthew607, Mar 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

PatM, Feb 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

meetyouoverboard, Nov 14, 2011
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Loco_Joe, Apr 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Mdodge8837, Feb 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

HamGlade10, Feb 29, 2012
Photo of argock
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz brown bottle into a clear glass mug. Best by 032511 on label. Received as gift from brother Greg.

A: Pleasing amber-brown with solid, tightly bubbled 1-2 finger off-white head with good retention and some scattered lacing.

S: Grainy, malty nose with plenty of biscuit notes, but the citrus hoppiness is restrained but a nice complement to the caramel and biscuit aromas.

T: The flavor is a classic amber with upfront biscuity, caramel maltiness and a moderate citrus hoppiness. The cereal graininess has a big but not overwhelming presence.

M: The beer is not very dry but has a lush mouthfeel. The carbonation is low and contributes to the creamy smoothness.

O: I enjoyed this brew a lot -- it is unsung in the Great Lakes lineup and provides a nice example of a superdrinkable amber ale.

argock, Jul 04, 2011
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Artjsantos, May 10, 2013
Photo of masterbruewer
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Poured a golden amber with a thick off-white head. Light carbonation

The smell, right out of the bottle, was strong malty scent with a little vanilla. It reminded me a vanilla malt from United Dairy Farmer's ice cream counter. A little hop scent became apparent as the pint had time to breath.

The taste starts with a wallop of hops that gives way to a nice malty flavor that turns a little sweet. The sweetness fades over the length of the pint, leaving a very nice flavor similar to an IPA.

The mouthfeel is just right, not too heavy, not too light.

This is a very drinkable brew, quite enjoyable with a nice mix of taste.

masterbruewer, Mar 01, 2004
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Furley80, Mar 13, 2014
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livingtodie, Jun 11, 2014
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rolltide8425, Mar 30, 2013
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Bill235, Feb 11, 2013
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DRush11, Aug 17, 2014
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JobyBroBeerski, Jan 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

JeffTheJuice, Feb 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

TravisH, Oct 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

TomDenten, Mar 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

deapokid, Nov 25, 2011
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

TurdFurgison, Nov 20, 2011
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

mhammo129, Feb 04, 2014
Great Lakes Conway's Irish Ale from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 1,180 ratings.