Burning River Pale Ale | Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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3.94/5
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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:
#6,148
Reviews:
1,043
Ratings:
3,269
pDev:
11.17%
Bros Score:
4.15
 
 
Wants:
146
Gots:
641
Trade:
6
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Ratings: 3,269 |  Reviews: 1,043
Photo of Eammon1920
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Try-em-all
3.74/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours to a dark orange with a thick head at first and then it dissipates. First thought after the drink caramel with aome spice. Tends to leave a malt taste in your mouth, but with a kick. While it is not among my favorites, it is pretty good and worth trying.

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Photo of Mru12000
4.1/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours dark amber with large white head; Noise is caramel and a bit spicy; taste is sweet a bit malty but pleasant and smooth after taste;

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Photo of JohnnyLaw
2.1/5  rDev -46.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

Photo of dvmin98
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of B33rcules
3.83/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of caburdette51
4.04/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of Budlum
4.03/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gravewalker
3.79/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jsalz21
3.71/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of CaeserTits
4.32/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mojohawk21
3.64/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fishguyac
2.69/5  rDev -31.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Roby923
4.04/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Tastey pale ale. Plenty of biscuit malts and cascade hops to create a balanced ale. At 45 IBU this doesn't completely obliterate the tase buds, but at 6%, does give a punch. Thank goodness for the Clean Water Act, this Cleveland brew doesn't catch on fire. Bottled at Mr Smalls in PIT (great craft brew list for a live music venue).

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Photo of challenja
4.54/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

12 oz bottle poured into a Boulevard Tulip

A - Golden orange hue, a light haze that uses the carbonation supports a..
S - Subtle grapefruit nose..this one has a malt nose, lots of bready malt notes with ripe grapefruit.
T - Taste follows the nose, bready & malty,buttery... toasted biscuit, hints of spruce, ripe yellow grapefruit rind, orange peel, with crisp carbonation.
M - Fantastic body and weight for a pale ale. Crisp and perfectly carbonated for this style. Full mouth feel, great weight on the tongue.
O - A great take on the pale ale. This was definitely going to be in one of my to go Pale's. Great, great pale ale.

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Photo of rclangk
4.33/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ctb6582
3.9/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of fern22
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of ewelvaert
3.92/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bigpoppa67
3.87/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Nichols33
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Burning River Pale Ale from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.94 out of 5 with 3,269 ratings