Great Lakes Grassroots Ale | Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Ohio, United States | website

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Bottled Grassroots Ale is a Saison formerly named "Hale Ale".

Added by neenerzig on 10-24-2008

BEER STATS
Reviews:
177
Ratings:
235
Avg:
3.34
pDev:
26.95%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
6
For Trade:
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Reviews: 177 | Ratings: 235
Photo of DuqTroops
4.4/5  rDev +31.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I tried this beer at the GABF in Denver. I am about to go over to GLBC to buy a growler of it.

Appearance - light in color

Aroma - the best part of this beer! aisan influsion of lemongrass and saphron! who knew unique beer would taste this great. Hint of ginger in there too

Taste - sweet beer., not typical hoppy beer that I am used to, but a good change. my boss says this would be a great beer to use for a "beer can chicken".

Mouthfeel - little carbonation, able to taste the beer rather the alcohol.

Drinkability - may be able to have 2 of these in a night, but is too different to have more than that.

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Photo of maddamish
4.22/5  rDev +26.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

This was a "Pub Only" Exclusive.

Highlights:

This fine tasting ale is very complex with tasting notes ranging from lemongrass, ginger and orange. Accompanying the bready aftertaste was a pleasant white fruitiness. The beer did look thin but the mouth feel was smooth and consistent. The beer displays more ginger characteristics when served cold but the lemongrass really started to takeover, as the beer got warmer. I would recommend serving this with a lemon cheese cake.

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Great Lakes Grassroots Ale from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
3.34 out of 5 based on 235 ratings.
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