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Great Lakes Bar Towel 10th Anniversary Belgo-CASScadian (Westmalle Yeast) - Great Lakes Brewery

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Great Lakes Bar Towel 10th Anniversary Belgo-CASScadian (Westmalle Yeast)
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Ratings: 2
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 2.83%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Great Lakes Brewery visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: liamt07 on 01-29-2012)
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

hopsolutely, May 12, 2012
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3.78/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle from the Brewery, grey-ish/blue wax. 70 IBUs into a tulip.

Black with maybe the slightest bit of ruby coming through around the edges. Generous tan head which leaves some good retention and moderate retention. Nose has some yummy spicy and fruity notes, roasted and lightly charred malts on par with the hops. Lots of graininess as well, malts are pretty clearly defined here. Hops seem to have taken a step back in terms of flavour but still provide some nice fruity notes, more tropical than anything. Light spicy Belgian yeast notes, and the roast/charred malts are not as prominent as in the nose - more toasty than anything, a bit of milk chocolate too. A touch of pine in the finish, but not a lot in terms of lingering flavour. Body is a bit thin for my liking in the style, but the carbonation is fairly low and aids drinkability. A bit more flavourful than the Chimay version, and certainly leaves a better impression on me. A bit past its prime, but still enjoyable.

liamt07, Jan 29, 2012
Great Lakes Bar Towel 10th Anniversary Belgo-CASScadian (Westmalle Yeast) from Great Lakes Brewery
- out of 100 based on 2 ratings.