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Great Lakes Crazy Canuck Pale Ale - Great Lakes Brewery

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BA SCORE
85
very good

135 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 135
Reviews: 73
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 7
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Great Lakes Brewery visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our version of a west coast pale ale pushes the boundaries much like the Crazy Canucks of the past. We've brewed it for those who enjoy adventure and a departure from the ordinary. The result is a wildly hoppy aroma with a lingering bitterness complemented by a soft breadly malt flavour.

(Beer added by: Sammy on 01-27-2010)
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JasonThaler

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

08-27-2014 01:38:39 | More by JasonThaler
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RyanPollock

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

08-23-2014 04:08:19 | More by RyanPollock
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A-Sox

Rhode Island

3.76/5  rDev -0.8%

08-16-2014 21:38:48 | More by A-Sox
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Jotora

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -20.8%

08-10-2014 20:03:43 | More by Jotora
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esto

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -20.8%

08-09-2014 01:02:56 | More by esto
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mick303

Ontario (Canada)

3.86/5  rDev +1.8%

Had in can and into a glass, a light golden colour with pretty white lacing. Aroma has plenty of citrus grapefruit aromas, some balanced malt profile, lemon and citrus hops, quite resiny hop profile. Taste is more along the pine profile, some bitter grapefruit as well. Quite a nice summer session pale ale, well hopped with a flavourful piney profile, hop driven flavour with a fairly simple pine resin dynamic but a quite tasty session option.

08-06-2014 03:10:56 | More by mick303
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DaveBar

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

Purchased at the LCBO as a single. Served at 5deg C in a draught glass

A- Opens really well and pours high. Good hold and unfiltered

S- Very good. WOW this one has hops at the end.

T- Very very good. Enjoyed this a lot to old school music of my past

M- Dry and tasty

O- Very good and will buy again. Bring on the good old times

Food Pairing

This wonderful beer went well with.... Oyster, shrimp and crab gumbo!

Enjoy!

07-26-2014 21:49:34 | More by DaveBar
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EvanHarper

Ontario (Canada)

3.31/5  rDev -12.7%

Amber gold with heavy suspended sediment and snotty (!) yeast chunks. Looks like a hefeweizen, only darker. Big sticky head with good retention and lacing.

Very tropical aroma with pineapple and guava. Light undertone of crackery malts.

Off-dry, hoppy taste with lightly bitter pine up front leading into more tropical fruity notes. Fairly light flavor profile, emphasis on drinkability with a very simple malt base and no toffee/caramel flavors.

Medium-thin, lightly carbonated, maybe a little watery.

Dry, highly drinkable pale ale with moderate bitterness and hop-forward balance. Very little malt presence. Good if unexceptional.

07-26-2014 05:31:22 | More by EvanHarper
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patre_tim

China

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

07-19-2014 21:06:46 | More by patre_tim
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CRObighit2

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +5.5%

07-13-2014 23:51:49 | More by CRObighit2
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Cycle69

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

07-06-2014 02:38:31 | More by Cycle69
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

06-29-2014 04:44:14 | More by DrunkinYogi
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kevinlater

Ontario (Canada)

4.05/5  rDev +6.9%

473ml can into nonic pint. enjoyed on june 27, 2014, canned like 2-3 weeks ago i think

a: a golden orange kinda thing, like an overripe mango. three fingers of creamy head with good retention and decent lacing

s: a floyd mayweather jr. punch of ripe mangoes. slight sweet orange, pineapple, grapefruit, and malt, but mangoes are the showcase here. not a complex aroma but smells tropical and wonderful. i'm drooling

t: there's kind of a moderate leafy hop bitterness from when the beer hits your tongue to the finish, which is what i notice first. but in the foreground is really just an assault of sweet mangoes, some pineapple, grapefruit, orange, and slight lemon. pine and hints of caramel malt towards the end. finshes dry. this is delicious

m: light-to-medium body, somewhat creamy. mild carbonation

o: i waited way too long to try this one. what a terrific pale ale. it's very fruity and tropical but it's also very well balanced

06-27-2014 21:03:41 | More by kevinlater
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Bluestar

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

06-27-2014 14:46:52 | More by Bluestar
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Dna_Infinity

Ontario (Canada)

4.21/5  rDev +11.1%

Can to Glass

Appearance - Hazy orange/yellow, big bright white head, great lacing

Smell - Hops, tropical fruits, grapefruit and slight pineapple, pine comes through as well

Taste - Great!, tropical fruits, grapefruit, pineapple, pine and malts as well

Overall - A really well made APA and something Great Lakes can be proud of

06-21-2014 02:11:27 | More by Dna_Infinity
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JohnKenn

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

06-21-2014 01:50:55 | More by JohnKenn
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AugustusRex

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

06-17-2014 05:05:27 | More by AugustusRex
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Pmicdee

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

06-08-2014 22:55:29 | More by Pmicdee
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4ster

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

06-07-2014 15:24:36 | More by 4ster
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duimie

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

05-24-2014 19:07:43 | More by duimie
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Magibeg

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

05-17-2014 20:45:14 | More by Magibeg
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stevergca

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

05-05-2014 19:53:30 | More by stevergca
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hunterjames

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

04-10-2014 22:55:36 | More by hunterjames
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GoHabsGo

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

03-30-2014 20:48:46 | More by GoHabsGo
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Justin_Cyr

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +5.5%

03-14-2014 01:31:13 | More by Justin_Cyr
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Great Lakes Crazy Canuck Pale Ale from Great Lakes Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 135 ratings.