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Lions Winter Ale - Granville Island Brewery

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178 Ratings
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Ratings: 178
Reviews: 59
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 15.76%
Wants: 7
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Granville Island Brewery visit their website
British Columbia, Canada

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our Lions Winter Ale combines premium malt with aromatic specialty hops. The vanilla-like finish of this robust ale is a great excuse to get out of the cold and enjoy BC’s favourite winter beer made from the finest natural ingredients.

(Beer added by: IronDjinn on 10-11-2004)
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Photo of Mlkluther
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Love this beer. Chocolate notes come through.

Mlkluther, Today at 12:00 AM
Photo of findango
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Very vanilla. Nice, nothing special.

findango, Saturday at 10:02 PM
Photo of Archy
3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

Enjoying this one during the first snow of the year. A bit on the sweet side with heavy caramel notes. I think it could handle a bit more of a hoppy kick to balance the sweetness. Nonetheless, it was enjoyable and lived up to being a winter warmer.

Archy, Nov 08, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev +3.3%

headstash, Nov 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

beerly_there, Nov 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

DarrenBrule, Nov 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

nhaimes, Oct 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

CWVegas, Oct 26, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.5%

waiting4lunch, Oct 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Idrankthat, Oct 22, 2014
Photo of wolf6656
4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

I eagerly await the arrival of this ale in Ontario every year. This is exactly what it says. A Winter Ale. This is not a patio beer.
They make some other very good beers, but none excites me quite like this one.
This is easily in the top 5, probably top 3, beers I have ever had.
Every beer has it's proper place. This one is in my mouth.

wolf6656, Oct 16, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev +13%

urbantakeover, Sep 20, 2014
Photo of iGi
4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

Surprisingly delicious.

iGi, Aug 31, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

Tivlavrie, Aug 23, 2014
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3.92/5  rDev +6.5%

dsshuck, Aug 21, 2014
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2/5  rDev -45.7%

pharmerdoc, Aug 18, 2014
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3.68/5  rDev 0%

brittmoore_13, Aug 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

Jhogan, Aug 10, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

catispoliceman, Aug 08, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -25.3%

Slongie, Jul 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

Jlefa, Jul 20, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

RandyFlameThrower, Jul 18, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -25.3%

ThirstyDutchman, Jul 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

elbarko, Jul 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

Larz_73, Jul 04, 2014
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Lions Winter Ale from Granville Island Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 178 ratings.