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

very good
3,224 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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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a light copper. Big bubbly head off an aggressive pour settles to a thin ring after a few seconds. Lively carbonation.

Very grainy aroma, surprisingly malt-forward. Touch of alcohol. Hops aren't particularly evident.

Well-balanced flavours. Fortunately the hops show up to the party. Resinous pine right up front. Nice citrus flavours, particularly orange, add a bit of freshness. Caramel malt starts to develop mid-way through. Nice clean finish.

This is a nice refreshing APA. Hops will disappoint some, but flavours are clean and clear.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A- Orange with a two finger head. Not 100% clear. good bubbles.
S- Citrus hop notes, cascade hops. Some hidden malt sweetness. A little pine.
T- A very hoppy APA, those cascade hops really come through. Perfectly balanced with the sweet malts.
M- Extremely refreshing beer, leaves a wet mouth feeling which I love for any occasion. Perfect carbonation. Little bitter aftertaste.
O- This is an excellent APA. A lot of good flavors, Perfectly balanced and very well done. This is what every APA should be in my opinion.

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Great Lakes Burning River Pale Ale from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
3.99 out of 5 based on 3,224 ratings.
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