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Great Lakes Christmas Ale | Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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Great Lakes Christmas AleGreat Lakes Christmas Ale
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3,087 Ratings
Great Lakes Christmas AleGreat Lakes Christmas Ale

Brewed by:
Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Ohio, United States

Style: Winter Warmer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Winter

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Added by OldFrothingSlosh on 11-16-2002

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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

This is a great winter seasonal. Pleasantly spicy, and very drinkable.

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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

A must have for the Christmas season. Guaranteed to keep you warm on the cold winter nights. One thing I have noticed is that the taste seems to change year to year. I personally enjoy this brew with a nice coating of cinnamon and sugar along the rim of the glass! Great Lakes never disappoints!

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A- Pours the color of liquid cloves with a toasted marshmallow head.

S- Scents of cinnamon, cloves, orange peel, and caramel malts. Scents indicative of the season.

T- Tastes reflective of the nose. leads with allspice, cloves, and cinnamon. A slight candied fruit backing and finishes with a hint of warming alcohol.

M- Moderate carbonation and medium light body.

D- This is the beer of the season in my opinion. Since a few years back the demand for this beer has gone through the roof. Consequently the brewing time that they apply has gone down along with the alcohol level and complexity of flavor. However a aging works well with this beer bringing it very close to its original glory. Either way its a beer worth seeking out.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Great Lakes Christmas Ale from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.95 out of 5 with 3,087 ratings
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