Christmas Ale | Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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3.95/5
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3,146 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Winter Warmer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Winter

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Added by OldFrothingSlosh on 11-16-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,786
Reviews:
896
Ratings:
3,146
pDev:
12.91%
Bros Score:
4.07
 
 
Wants:
155
Gots:
816
Trade:
10
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,146 |  Reviews: 896
Photo of Boone757
3.83/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mds1101
3.91/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerMe8
3.83/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of christimm
4.01/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Mantooth
3.48/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of darktronica
3.78/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of _ascags
3.82/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bowers-Brew
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bankboy66
3.42/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Great color and caramel on the nose. There is something a little metallic on the taste that is distracting. For me there are better choices

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Photo of Jason_cs
3.9/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ScottyB515
4.18/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of firkingroovin
3.3/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of wilfonzo
1.88/5  rDev -52.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Photo of AnthonyLemley
5/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Chirdning
3.9/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of AyatollahGold
4.35/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

This was a very enjoyable Christmas ale. The nose is almost like a candle because of the cinnamon that comes through. It has a FULL body. The honey makes it very smooth and the spices give it a nice flavorful kick. I like this.

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Photo of austinc94
3.96/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lonewolfwmv
2.95/5  rDev -25.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Bennyd489
4.81/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of JoeyJellico
2.53/5  rDev -35.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

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

Photo of Quizlock
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of camman007
4.5/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Vetbidder
3.94/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Orange amber opaque beer with a decent but receeding off white head and lots of carbonation bubbles seen rising. Lots of caramel on the nose with some dark chocolate and even some dark fruits noted. Interesting and distinctive flavor with not over powering caramel malt flavors with some spices and sweetness. Even some fruit on the finish with slight bitterness. Creamy with less carbonation that suits this brew well. Good winter warmer here.

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Photo of tankg
3.88/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Christmas Ale from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.95 out of 5 with 3,146 ratings