Great Lakes Burning River Pale Ale | Great Lakes Brewing Co.

very good
3,235 Ratings
Great Lakes Burning River Pale AleGreat Lakes Burning River Pale Ale

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-06-2001

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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Clear light copper color. Yields an impressive large foamy head with nice retention and heavy lacing. Pale malts, stale bread, a little bit of floral and fruity hops.

Big malt start, then funk, followed by a hint of pineapple and grapefruit, then floral, with a wet-biscuit finish. A little malty for me, but is balanced very nicely. Medium body for a Pale Ale with medium-high carbonation. Not my favorite, but a solid beer.

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3.97/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance: Dark golden color. Hazy clarity. Head lasts above average with great lacing.

Feel: medium bodied, with moderate carbonation and a finish that's long and slightly wet.

Aroma/taste: Hops are floral with slightly citrusy and herbal. Malts a carmelly, grainy, little nutty.

Overall, nice hop with a mild/smooth, tangy malt finish.

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Great Lakes Burning River Pale Ale from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
3.98 out of 5 based on 3,235 ratings.
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