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

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BA SCORE
3.94/5
Very Good
3,247 Ratings
Great Lakes Burning River Pale AleGreat Lakes Burning 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

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-06-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,268
Reviews:
1,039
Ratings:
3,247
pDev:
11.17%
Bros Score:
4.15
 
 
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143
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Trade:
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a brilliant deep copper, with a frothy cream head that slowly dissipates, leaving sticky lacing.

Aroma is sweet, bready, with toasted caramel malt fading to light resin, pine, and muted citrus.

Citrus underpinnings of grapefruit and lime counter toasted, sweet, bready malt, somewhat caramelly, finishing moderately bitter and resiny. The sweetness provides respite from the hop bitterness. More well-balanced than expected.

Body and carbonation are moderate, with light alcohol warmth at the finish. There's a touch of astringency.

Somewhat balanced in extremes, with good hop flavoring character, albeit perhaps a bit one-note. Great malt presence, which was somewhat unexpected. Fairly rich. Not as bitter as some, but just a little more bitterness than I prefer. The balance is tipped slightly to the hoppy side.

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Great Lakes Burning River Pale Ale from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.94 out of 5 with 3,247 ratings
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