Rackhouse Ale | Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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89
very good
77 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Strong Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Fall

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Added by TurdFurgison on 10-27-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
77
Reviews:
39
Avg:
4.09
pDev:
9.05%
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
5
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 77 |  Reviews: 39
Photo of mjpolzin
4.05/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A very interesting and enjoyable barrel aged beer. The barrel flavor was strong and familiar when compared to other barrel aged beers I like. The base beer though was what made this unique as the taste was sweet and smooth but with a slight tart aftertaste. Very good.

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Photo of sposter4
3.65/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gobuccos
4.33/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Stevem68
4.35/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap draft of 2013 rack house. Pours a light Amber. Has a sweet and sour aroma. Flavor is tart, slightly sweet and very smooth. Leaves a nice sour after taste without the bitterness. Overall delicious

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Photo of Axnjxn
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of wellsnb
3.93/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BigGingDrinker
3.5/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dtm426
3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

Photo of Rasheedw30
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of whitenads
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of MichaelJones
4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

Photo of Morey
4/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of cpetrone84
3.88/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pour is hazy copper amber with a tan head. Nose is fairy sweet with a good amount of wood and notes of bourbon. Notes of berries, vanilla, and toffee. Taste is quite sweet. Wood is a bit more moderate with a nice bourbon interplay. There are layers of toffee, vanilla, caramel and cherry in the back. Stronger carbonation with a relatively drinkable body and fairly soft palate. Pretty good stuff, taste is a bit more deep and integrated.

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Photo of mhammo129
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of SpartyJoe
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Artjsantos
4/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of maximus_rebel
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of MattPfeifer
4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

Photo of KAP1356
3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of pathman
4.5/5  rDev +10%

Photo of AlphaKingKegger
4.5/5  rDev +10%

Photo of beercanman
5/5  rDev +22.2%

Photo of Stinger80OH
3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of Pdiddey3d
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of throwback
4.5/5  rDev +10%

Rackhouse Ale from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
4.09 out of 5 based on 77 ratings.
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