Great Lakes Christmas Ale | Great Lakes Brewing Co.

Great Lakes Christmas AleGreat Lakes Christmas Ale
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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

Notes / Commercial Description:
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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%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

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3.72/5  rDev -5.8%

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2.48/5  rDev -37.2%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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3.18/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

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4.2/5  rDev +6.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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5/5  rDev +26.6%

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3.31/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Bottle dated 3/1/15 at 45 degrees into shaker
Aroma subdued, no hint of ginger, slightly sweet odor, probably vestiges of the honey
Head average (3 cm, aggressive pour), off white, frothy with large bubbles, rapidly diminishing to 2 mm ring and partial layer
Lacing – virtually none
Body medium orange, clear
Flavor begins sweet but not cloying, muddled spices with none standing out or even identifiable; no hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate medium, syrupy, soft carbonation

Appearance 3.5, Aroma 3, Flavor 3.5, Palate 3.25, Overall 3.25

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3.8/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.7%

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4.05/5  rDev +2.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Great Lakes Christmas Ale brewed by Great Lakes Brewing Co., with an ABV 7.50% This brew pours out a light brown color with a nice white head. This is a filtered brew you can see right though it. The smell is rich with spices and grains. You also pick on some sweetness in the smell. The taste is bold with flavor, you pick up on the sweetness in this brew. You also pick up on the spies in this brew. The mouthfeel is nice, bold and clean. This brew has a nice balance to it for having an ABV of 7.50%, you can not tell the high ABV. There is nothing overpowering in this brew. Great Lakes Brewing Co, did a nice job with this one. I would buy this brew again. Thank You Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Great Lakes Christmas Ale from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 76.4% out of 100 with 3,074 ratings
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