Great Lakes Christmas Ale | Great Lakes Brewing Co.

Great Lakes Christmas AleGreat Lakes Christmas Ale
BA SCORE
3.95/5
3,077 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:
#4,782
Reviews:
881
Ratings:
3,077
pDev:
12.91%
Bros Score:
4.07
 
 
Wants:
156
Gots:
782
Trade:
10
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,077 |  Reviews: 881
Photo of mflamar
3.74/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tuck_leepulin
3.74/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AGB
3.74/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Peyton5410
3.74/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of CNoj012
3.74/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This beer pours a hazy copper color with a one finger off white head. There is not much retention and spots of chunky lacing. Smell is cinnamon, nutmeg, gingerbread and caramel. Taste is the same. Feel is light with not much carbonation. Overall good, but not great. I should add this was served on draught with some cinnamon sugar around the rim of the glass, which was not requested and certainly unwelcome.

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Photo of jrb378
3.74/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ajkiser12
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of JonBrand
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of Twifiter
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of Chris_Panos
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of alyssa1224
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wally
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of ryhn0
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of bpfrush
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of ehammond1
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On Tap

Bodega
Columbus, OH

Deep, dark orange and auburn with a thin off-white head that eventually leaves small spots of lace down the glass.

Mildly spiced aroma: cinnamon, nutmeg, and perhaps a bit of peppermint. Nice and appropriate per the style--not overly aggressive.

The flavor is a touch more bland than the aroma might indicate, which is to say a bit disappointing. Fruit cake, cinnamon, and mint combine for a pleasant, though mild Winter warmer.

Thin to medium bodied with low to moderate carbonation.

A nice Winter warmer. I could drink this on Christmas.

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Photo of Cynic-ale
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of HeyYoMar
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of amstokesdb9
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of ryser2k
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of williamjbauer
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of Zonian1
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of sgttibbs
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dcbeers
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of Mtooman
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of DerekQXQX
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Great Lakes Christmas Ale from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.95 out of 5 with 3,077 ratings
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