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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

1,116 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,116
Reviews: 446
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.58%
Wants: 49
Gots: 55 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,116 | Reviews: 446 | Display Reviews Only:
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barneysdad

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

03-19-2013 14:11:04 | More by barneysdad
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TBarJr

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

03-19-2013 01:42:37 | More by TBarJr
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Pinioned

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

03-19-2013 00:34:57 | More by Pinioned
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sgoro

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

03-18-2013 23:52:22 | More by sgoro
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

3.65/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This is an easy drinking, if not very challenging Irish ale. Minimal amounts of that mildly fruity and leafy thing that seems prevalent in the style. Decent enough to drink, though not overly interesting or mind blowing. I hope this is an accurate sample of this beer. Really, I just tried it because it was one of the Great Lakes beers I had yet to check out. Next!

Serving type: on-tap

03-18-2013 21:25:47 | More by RblWthACoz
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Richie24CLE

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

03-18-2013 15:55:48 | More by Richie24CLE
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PGVG

Virginia

4/5  rDev +5.3%

03-18-2013 04:33:59 | More by PGVG
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kuhndog

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

03-18-2013 02:30:49 | More by kuhndog
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patpbr

Ohio

3.95/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours reddish with a nice head. I rarely drink this style and bought because of the date. Malts and grain in the nose. The taste is malt and a strong hop presents. Overall it blends nicely. Medium carbination. It exceeded what I thought I would get in this style.

Serving type: bottle

03-18-2013 01:30:19 | More by patpbr
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Em30

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

03-18-2013 01:12:37 | More by Em30
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GeePee

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

03-18-2013 00:52:12 | More by GeePee
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wac9

Pennsylvania

2.35/5  rDev -38.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

it took me 8 years fo find this beer it has a great beer smell , and it pour nice in a glass its not red maybe dark orange goes down smooth but it taste like im swallowing a flower big disappoint here for all of you who likes good for you but i cant wait for there other wonderful beers

Serving type: bottle

03-18-2013 00:19:14 | More by wac9
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napetry

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

03-18-2013 00:16:07 | More by napetry
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GreesyFizeek

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

03-17-2013 18:17:57 | More by GreesyFizeek
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Danno48

West Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

03-17-2013 18:11:22 | More by Danno48
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ejh06752

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

03-17-2013 13:58:14 | More by ejh06752
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Ctruskey

New York

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

03-17-2013 12:13:46 | More by Ctruskey
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miwestcoaster

Michigan

4/5  rDev +5.3%

03-16-2013 21:57:57 | More by miwestcoaster
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nosavingsaccount

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -21.1%

03-16-2013 19:58:40 | More by nosavingsaccount
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Dave_Treat

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

03-15-2013 20:10:59 | More by Dave_Treat
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Gschaf

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

03-15-2013 00:35:10 | More by Gschaf
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nwatson

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

03-13-2013 05:33:55 | More by nwatson
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TomDenten

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.3%

03-12-2013 01:49:31 | More by TomDenten
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spycow

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.3%

03-11-2013 04:18:35 | More by spycow
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NuclearSoAndSo

Ohio

3.99/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured into a beer mug.

Appearance: Pours a not quite two-finger head which dissipates within a few minutes. Has a great golden-amber color; lots of bubbles on the side of the mug.

Smell: Has a decent nose; grainy and hoppy.

Taste: Plenty of hop bitterness with a malty presence, and just a touch of grainy sweetness to finish it out. Crisp.

Mouthfeel: Quite carbonated and sort of light in a good way. Not in taste but in the body; refreshing.

Overall: An all around good beer, I can dig it. I would buy this one again, always a fan of GLBC.

Serving type: bottle

03-10-2013 22:26:25 | More by NuclearSoAndSo
Great Lakes Conway's Irish Ale from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 1,116 ratings.