Great Lakes Christmas Ale | Great Lakes Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
88
very good
3,067 Ratings
Great Lakes Christmas AleGreat Lakes Christmas Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: Winter Warmer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by OldFrothingSlosh on 11-16-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,067
Reviews:
879
Avg:
3.91
pDev:
13.04%
 
 
Wants:
154
Gots:
778
For Trade:
10
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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Best before 03/01/14:

Pours a beautiful copper with an off-white head. Some lacing sticks.

The smell is of Christmas spices - cinnamon and ginger - with caramel and a touch of honey.

The taste is of cinnamon, ginger, honey, some pine and caramel. It has a semi-sweet, spicy finish.

It hits full-bodied. Warm going down.

This is a malty, spicy winter ale. A little too spiced for me, but it's still a nice winter sipper.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Actually got ripped the **** off on a 6 pack of this at Bella vino's in Farmington Hills but I've put that bit on a place review. Served in a snifter.

A: Pours a clear copper color with a short beige head that dissipates in a short time frame and leaves a small ring of lacing.

S: Smells of wheat, caramel, ginger, cinnamon, cardamom, malts, yeast, spices

T: Tastes fairly sweet, wheat, dark fruits, cinnamon, spices, malts, kind of bland actually, I mean it/s smooth and refreshing. But there's no.. oompf, It's sort of run of the mill.

M: Mediumd bodied with medium amounts of carbonation, it's good but not amazing.

O: Overall, it was good but it didn't give me the jingles, herp.

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Great Lakes Christmas Ale from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
3.91 out of 5 based on 3,067 ratings.
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