Hibernation Ale | Great Divide Brewing Company

Hibernation AleHibernation Ale
BA SCORE
84.4%
Liked This Beer
4.03 w/ 2,897 ratings
Hibernation AleHibernation Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
greatdivide.com

Style: Old Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.70%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-26-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,967
Reviews:
1,174
Ratings:
2,897
Liked:
2,446
Avg:
4.03/5
pDev:
10.92%
Alströms:
4
 
 
Wants:
149
Gots:
402
Trade:
1
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12 oz brown bottle – bottled on date October 27, 2011

Great Divide Hibernation Old Ale filled my snifter with a reddish-brown [almost tea like] color that formed a modest 3/4-finger tan head that declined rather quickly to a ring of foam and almost no lacing present. The nose is mild; of brown sugar, dark fruit, caramel, and enough dry hops to keep the ale from becoming too sweet. The body is medium [especially for an Old Ale] with a nice light warming finish and a light creamy texture in the mouth. The carbonation is right on style.

Great Divide Hibernation Old Ale is very drinkable malt forward Old Ale. Nice job Great Divide!!

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2010 vintage.

A- Pours a dark caramel with a 1 finger tan head. small bubbles ring the glass.

S- Sweet dark fruits, spices and some pepper.

T- Sweet toasted malts, toffee, spices and dark fruits.

M- Medium body and carbonation. Semi-dry finish.

O- Good old ale that has some more spices that add a different level.

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Hibernation Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
Beer rating: 84.4% out of 100 with 2,897 ratings
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