Burning River Pale Ale | Great Lakes Brewing Co.

Your Rating: None
Want it   Got it 
Burning River Pale AleBurning River Pale Ale
BA SCORE
3.94/5
Very Good
3,280 Ratings
Burning River Pale AleBurning River Pale Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A toast to the Cuyahoga River Fire! For rekindling an appreciation of the Great Lakes region’s natural resources (like the malt and hops illuminating this fresh Pale Ale). Crisp and bright, with refreshing flickers of citrus and pine that ignite the senses (not our local waterways).

Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-06-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#10,735
Reviews:
1,046
Ratings:
3,280
pDev:
11.17%
 
 
Wants:
149
Gots:
643
Trade:
6
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 3,280 |  Reviews: 1,046
Photo of Bierwizard
4.43/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the bottle into a chilled pint glass. Extremely well balanced. Moderately hopped with a nice malt undertone. Amber in color with a with a robust, white head that laces nicely. A very nice beer indeed. Could easily enjoy several of these in one sitting.

 269 characters

Photo of AmeriCanadian
3.9/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Psquared93
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of yuenglingfan101
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Arseel
4.09/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BenHoppy
3.83/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AyatollahGold
3/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of tastocke
3.54/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

No nose. Dark, malty.

21 characters

Photo of IchLiebeBier
3.68/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Schlitz74
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This is an above average beer. It pours a nice deep golden color with a finger of off white head. There was some lacing left on the glass. I noticed a nice bitterness, I think it was from the 45 IBU's which to me is pleasant and mild.

 234 characters

Photo of alexsergio
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dokhollidai
4.13/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of feuematt
3.25/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Copper colored beer with a rapidly fading head. The usual pine and citrus of an APA but not overboard which I like. I am not a big fan of hoppy beers but this one is OK.

 169 characters

Photo of RyanKininger
4.66/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JDeV
3.8/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours fairly dark for a pale ale. Malty flavor.

47 characters

Photo of Wizzle32
4.04/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jvillefan
3.28/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BEER88
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nothing crazy

13 characters

Photo of edward_boumil
3.85/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

L: Light brown/orange colored beer, clear, great head retention
S: Sweet caramel, brown sugar, light citrus and fruit aromas
T: Very lightly sweet up front, rounded out by a grain or bread flavor. And then finishes with a light hop bitterness
F: Light, pretty easy drinking, really refreshing with a nice hop finish to keep thing balanced out in regard to bitterness. High-medium carbonation
O: Enjoyable pale. Something that can be tossed back really easy, but doesn't hold back in regard to flavor. Different than pales I'm used to but certainly a fan of this.

 566 characters

Photo of petrusek23
3.59/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dms844
3.97/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of malprep
3.77/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BergBeer
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of uncleotis
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lambdon
3.69/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Burning River Pale Ale from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.94 out of 5 with 3,280 ratings