Dismiss Notice
Extreme Beer Fest:Los Angeles

Join us December 9th in Los Angeles for the ultimate throwdown of craft beer creativity!

Learn more...
Dismiss Notice
Introducing: Project Extreme Brewing (a Dogfish Head + BeerAdvocate project)

Great Lakes Christmas Ale | Great Lakes Brewing Co.

Your Rating: None

Want it   Got it 
Great Lakes Christmas AleGreat Lakes Christmas Ale
BA SCORE
3.95/5
Very Good
3,090 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
Ranking:
#4,940
Reviews:
884
Ratings:
3,090
pDev:
12.91%
Bros Score:
4.07
 
 
Wants:
156
Gots:
793
Trade:
10
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Alström Bros
Ratings: 3,090 |  Reviews: 884
Photo of MauMau
4.56/5  rDev +15.4%

Photo of mousebeer
3.7/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of UlfAndreas
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Photo of Acubflem
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of mothman
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of jimsnyderpgh
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of cb8282
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of CincyPhan
3.56/5  rDev -9.9%

Photo of Swill6186
4.32/5  rDev +9.4%

Photo of ChicagoGuy
4/5  rDev +1.3%

At fridge temps, it's refreshing with a nice bitterness and very subtle spice vibe in the background. As it warms up a little, it really opens up - the bitterness all but disappears, and a nice gingerbread spice flavor takes center stage. It's a tasty, interesting sipper.

 274 characters

Photo of astronautjones
3.8/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of DangerDawg
4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

Photo of NorthCoastPranqster
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of tpeters
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of MillerMan16
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of BPMeyer27
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of accord98j
4.84/5  rDev +22.5%

Photo of Hallertau
3.4/5  rDev -13.9%

Photo of d_brommer_nh
4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

Photo of einman
3.69/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Viperman1316
3.8/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of tykechandler
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of MonkeyPilates
5/5  rDev +26.6%

Photo of antichuckmoore
4.12/5  rDev +4.3%

Photo of KLReed
4.15/5  rDev +5.1%

Great Lakes Christmas Ale from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.95 out of 5 with 3,090 ratings
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.